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Targeting not useful: You need to reduce your weight in general. Exercise targeted to reduce weight in a particular area is not generally successful. Depending your height and weight you need to reduce caloric intake and exercise. You should consult your doctor to exclude a hormone disorder such as adrenal disease. ...Read more
Dowager's Hump: A dowager is a older woman who is dignified. Older women often had a kyphotic spinal hump, thus came the term dowager’s hump. ...Read more
Understand the hump: Rib hump is from rotation of the spine which produces rotation of the ribs leading to cosmetic appearance. It is benign. Surgery for correction of the curve can lead to improvement of the hump. Rarely is surgery indicated on the ribs alone. For more information visit www.eSpine.com under scoliosis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4" erect penis, underdeveloped chest, skinny everywhere except pot belly, had gallbladder surgery, natural receding hairline, patchy beard, 21. Low T?
Timing: If you've had an operation to repair the patella, most times some motion is allowed early on, but typically full motion is not allowed for 4-6 weeks, depending on the injury and the repair method. When you do exercise walking, ellipticals, and gentle stationary cycling are good. As for weights, avoid exercises like leg extensions, favoring closed chain movements like leg presses. Good luck! ...Read more
2 yo chasing bro today. Tripped & hit forehead on wood stair. Some bruising & small dent if you push it. Acting normal all day. Poss skull fracture?
Possible: If you think that you can identify an area of the skull that moves with pressure on it then a skull fracture is very possible, and a depressed skull fracture becomes a possibility and may need fixation. It is difficult to tell if there is swelling of the skin and soft tissue that can be depressed though. In general this can be cleared up pretty easily in you closest emergency room with an x-ray. ...Read more
What to do if I have pectus excavatum , scoliosis ,flat back, & cubitus valgus.my height is 6 ft 2 inchbut my weight i?
Accept or fix it: You can either accept it or be committed to some major orthopedic operations. ...Read more
Can I do forward bending after 2yrs of natural healing from herniated disc.I have L1 & L2 bulging, L4 very small annular tear , L5 & S1 hernited?
15y son 140lb 170cm concaved chest crowded teeth no high arch mouth face a looks normal 2 stretch marks on back no other symptoms Marfan syndrome?
Diagnosis ?: Are you asking us to give you a firm diagnosis for your son's symptoms over the internet? You need to have your son be seen by your own primary care physician who can refer you to a specialist if necessary. Also need to have your son be seen by a local dentist to evaluate any dental abnormalities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red nose: It depends on the cause.Get a more detailed answer ›
Fracture clavicle bi: No it does not happen before birth, but it can happen during difficult birth sometimes. ...Read more
I slipped at fell down 5 hardwood stairs, fx & displacing my 9th & 10 right ribs. I'm in my mid 30's, & pretty active. When can go back to the gym?
My sternum injury (1st rib dislocation) of aug 25/ 2011 was discovered by my chiropractor on mar 20/2013. Manipulated but rib don't say in place! :(?
My blood sugar is @ 244 when i only had 1 med banana 2 c unsweetened green tea 2 c black coffee 1 med avocado 1 medium apple 12 corn tortilla chips?
Diabetes?: Sugar levels are established by complex interplay between many variables. Hard to predict bg level at a random time after eating. If you measure bg levels after eating it is best to check at 2 hours after your meal. At that time bg level should be less than 140. Since I do not see diabetes on the conditions list...A fasting blood sugar >126 on two separate occasions deines diabetes. ...Read more
Mild gynecomastia: This could be due to isolated increase in size of the areola or to a mild condition of gynecomastia. Other than csmouflaging with a nipple shield, i would suggest evaluation to determine the cause and possible treatment options which include isolated nipple reduction or gynecomastia repair. ...Read more
I fell 2 weeks ago.I fell into a metal Guinea pig cage.The metal bar broke-through my cotton pants & broke my skin.Tetnusshot4-5yrs ago.do i neednew1?
Baby w/ helmet rolled out of laundry basket onto the tile floor, landed on her face, has fat lip, bleeding lip stopped she seems ok. Brain injury? Er?
Difficult question: Difficult question due to knot enough facts known. It is always safest to have a baby with concern of a head injury to be assessed at er. That being said, no loss of consciousness, no vomiting, did not hit head, more than likely okay. However, if prior bleed or head injury, this increases chances of further injury. Difficult for us to say from this side of the computer, but safe is better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer