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I have broad osteophyte complex w/ moderate foraminal stenosis in C6/7. Neck pain, esp. left shoulder & arm. Is a bone spur pressing on nerve root?

I have broad osteophyte complex w/ moderate foraminal stenosis in C6/7.  Neck pain, esp. left shoulder & arm.  Is a bone spur pressing on nerve root?

Yes: Is a bone spur pressing on nerve root? Yes, most likely. That's what osteophyte complex means --- a bone spur. The foramen is the canal through which your nerve route travels. If there is a spur there, you will get pain in that nerve root. ...Read more

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How can i make my hair grow faster and longer? short thick hair maybe two inches down past the shoulder

How can i make my hair grow faster and longer? short thick hair maybe two inches down past the shoulder

Genetics/stimulation: No fullproof answer. Hair growth is genetically predetermined. Scalp massage can sometimes stimulate hair growth- no guarantee. ...Read more

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Can the constant crack/popping from crepitus due to a partial thick rotator cuff tear hinder my recovery? Its been over a year and shoulder still weak

Can the constant crack/popping from crepitus due to a partial thick rotator cuff tear hinder my recovery? Its been over a year and shoulder still weak

Yes: The term crepitance is usually a symptom we see when patients start getting arthritis in their shoulder. There is a condition known as rotator cuff arthropathy in which patients with rotator cuff problems will develop arthritis in their shoulder and it can very much affect outcome in terms of both pain and function. ...Read more

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I had a cyst on my shoulder for fifteen years.. Just a hard knot.. Three weeks ago it burst..Leaked thick puss like fluid.. Now leaking blood..I ?

I had a cyst on my shoulder for fifteen years.. Just a hard knot.. Three weeks ago it burst..Leaked thick puss like fluid.. Now leaking blood..I ?

Sebaceous cyst: This sounds like a sebaceous cyst that is now draining. The blood is actually serosanguinous - what your body puts into hollow spaces to fill the void. If it does not stop draining on its own please go get seen. ...Read more

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2.5cmaxillary node toothache like pain in humerus keeping up at night. Xray normal MRI of shoulder only show edema and thick chiro saysxray abnormal ?

2.5cmaxillary node toothache like pain in humerus keeping up at night. Xray normal MRI of shoulder only show edema and thick chiro saysxray abnormal ?

Yes: There are conditions that do not show on x-ray but show on mri. Are you seeing a chiropractor for this? I do not recommend this go see a primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What exercises can could you help me build broader shoulder but not biceps?

What exercises can could you help me build broader shoulder but not biceps?

Parascapular: Focus on trapezial, latissimus and deltoid strengthening. Do rows, pulldowns, shrugs and band work to squeeze your shoulder blades. Your biceps will likely be conditioned as well but not to same degree. ...Read more

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What could be done for s frozrn shoulder?

What could be done for s frozrn shoulder?

Frozen shoulder: Frozen shoulder typically resolves itself. Exercises to stretch the shoulder joint can be done, alone or in pt. Nsaids and cortisone injections can lessen pain. Rarely, a motion gaining surgery (manipulation under anesthesia or capsular release) may be required. ...Read more

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