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Are there some genetic reasons I get bursitis off and on?

Are there some genetic reasons I get bursitis off and on?

No: Bursitis is almost always a secondary proble and /or a problem related to use if you have a genetic prblem it would be like something that alters your joint function that would then cause secondary bursitis but in thses case the body adapts and overuse or trauma stillis the problem. ...Read more

Genetic (Definition)

From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more


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Have left side shoulder bursitis and carpal tunnel but both left and right hands go numb for no reason. Goes away when I flex my wrist and hand back.

Have left side shoulder bursitis and carpal tunnel but both left and right hands go numb for no reason. Goes away when I flex my wrist and hand back.

Chances are you: Have bilateral CTS. Why guess and risk perminant loss of function? splint both wrists at night for 10 days and then check your nerve function (EMG-NCS test) if you still have evidence if CTS or have muscle denervation on the EMG consider more aggressive therapy CTS release surgery. ...Read more

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What is the genetic reason for causing kleinfelter's?

What is the genetic reason for causing kleinfelter's?

Extra X in men: Klinefelter syndrome is usually caused by an extra x chromosome in males, changing their normal 46, xy chromosome constitution to 47, xxy. The extra x causes tall stature with an asthenic build, underdevelopment of the testis and infertility. Sometimes there is more than one x, like 48, xxxy, often causing intellectual disability. The extra chromosome is a chance occurrence. ...Read more

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I'm curious, my cheeks are always rosy red for some reason, even if I'm not cold! Is there a reason or is it just genetics?

I'm curious, my cheeks are always rosy red for some reason, even if I'm not cold! Is there a reason or is it just genetics?

Many possibilities: Red cheeks are from the vasodialation of the vessles near the surface of your skin. Anger, embarrasment or stress can effect those vessles, also heat from excesize or fever can cause vessles to dialate to eliminate the heat. Alcohol causes capilaries to dialate as well. There are some medical causes of constant red cheeks such as rosacea or lupus. Your physician can diagnose that. ...Read more

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Is there a genetic reason for intestinal atresia?

Is there a genetic reason for intestinal atresia?

Yes, in some cases: Most of intestinal atresia occur sporadically, though. ...Read more

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Is there a reason incest leads to a lot of genetic disorders?

Is there a reason incest leads to a lot of genetic disorders?

Double dose of genes: Genetic disorders are more likely to show up from incest because people who are related have many genes in common. Usually the genes that cause genetic disorders are rare but if the parents share genes the baby is likely to get a double dose of the rare gene so the disorder is more likely to be apparent. For some genes it requires the same gene come from both parents to show up in the child. ...Read more

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I have a loose gastric sphincter. Is this genetic or is there any reason why I have this? Is it relatively benign? 10mg Pepcid (famotidine) AC is 100% effective.

I have a loose gastric sphincter. Is this genetic or is there any reason why I have this? Is it relatively benign? 10mg Pepcid (famotidine) AC is 100% effective.

See answer: Its common for the lower esophageal sphincter to relax in some people, allowing for acid reflux. Smoking and excess caffeine intake as well as certain other foods can do this. See this: http://www. Webmd. Com/heartburn-gerd/guide/common-causes-acid-reflux-disease ...Read more

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Pain on top of left foot while walking, doctor said its flatfoot but I dun think so, bkoz flat foot is genetic I guess! Only pain while walking. Reason?

Pain on top of left foot while walking, doctor said its flatfoot but I dun think so, bkoz flat foot is genetic I guess! Only pain while walking. Reason?

Pain: Pain on the top of the foot may be caused by several reasons. If no injury known then some reasons may be : tight shoes, tight muscles, joint pain, tendinitis, nerve pain, or biomechanical like flatfoot. I would ask the specialists what he means and how it contributes to your pain. If still not understood seek a second opinion. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for bursitis?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for bursitis?

Bursitis: Nsaid's (aspirin/advil/motrin/aleve/celebrex, et al) provide both anti-inflammatory & analgesic effects for treating bursitis. For persistent cases, the bursa may be directly injected with corticosteroid to reduce inflammation. Be sure to let your doc know if you're on blood thinner before taking NSAID or have diabetes before getting steroid injections. Take nsaid's w/ food to protect stomach. ...Read more

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I got bursitis in my shoulder from lifting wights and after I'm healed and go back to lifting weights am I more or less likely to get it again?

I got bursitis in my shoulder from lifting wights and after I'm healed and go back to lifting weights am I more or less likely to get it again?

Yes: Yes, you are, if you go back to lifting heavy right away and your form and posture is not correct. I would recommend starting slowly and making sure you have proper form and technique. Also, lifting different muscle groups on each day will help prevent it from coming back. ...Read more

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Why do I get bursitis all the time?

Why do I get bursitis all the time?

A common condition..: And that may be the best diagnosis, but other problems such as arthritis or fibromyalgia can easily be mistaken for bursitis. Speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I get my bursitis drained or does that not help

Can I get my bursitis drained or does that not help

Depends: We try not to drain it as often the fluid will return worse than before. If it is full of blood often our hand is twisted to remove it to prevent ossification ...Read more

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Can children get bursitis? My son has elbow pain.

Can children get bursitis? My son has elbow pain.

Yes: Children have bursas too, albiet small ones, but traua to a bursa can cause inflammation and pain. Bursas usually overly joints which they try to protect due to the exposure of those bones or joints to easy injury, usually blunt trauma. Dr.J. ...Read more

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Any advice? I have had bilateral subacromial bursitis for one year now and don't know how to get rid of it?

Therapy program: Most of the time subacromial bursitis will resolve with a course of physical therapy. If it doesn't then a cortisone injection may help. If all else fails, arthroscopic surgery may be indicated. See an orthopaedist to confirm the diagnosis and guide treatment. ...Read more

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If I get repeated troncanteric bursitis and steroid injections do help the pain but it never goes away completely is it likely I have a tear

Possible: See an orthopedist. A steroid shot should help, however you need to take care of the problem by muscle balance, stretching, and core strengthening. Evaluating your stride, shoes, bike fit etc to avoid problems in the future. ...Read more

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Can you get bursitis anywhere in the body?

No: Bursitis will only occur in areas where there is a bursal sack like the knees, hips elbows or shoulders. ...Read more

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Why are you more likely to get bursitis again?

Possibley: You may have an underlying problem or activity which may predispose to this type of
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if you have 2 or 3 episodes I would get a good
exam of the affected area to determine the
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Bursitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between ...Read more