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Well shoulder exercise eliminate buffalo hump?

Well shoulder exercise eliminate buffalo  hump?

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

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What dowager was the hump on neck named after? Why?

What dowager was the hump on neck named after? Why?

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

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Rip hump because of scoliosis, what to do?

Rip hump because of scoliosis, what to do?

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 more

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Has anyone had cosmetic nose surgery leave them with eagle beak deformity? Why?

Has anyone had cosmetic nose surgery leave them with eagle beak deformity? Why?

Pollybeak : Pollybeak deformity happens when either scar tissue forms above the tip and under the skin, or when not enough of the dorsum is removed at the original surgery. This problem is repairable with revision rhinoplasty. ...Read more

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After hairline fracture of puttela opretion , exercise?

After hairline fracture of puttela opretion , exercise?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Exercise: Most problems with low back pain from degenerative disks are improved with a careful exercise program and trunk-strengthening, The key element is gradually increasing your exercise and range of motion. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Anyone ever broken or fractured their clavicle before birth?

Anyone ever broken or fractured their clavicle before birth?

Fracture clavicle bi: No it does not happen before birth, but it can happen during difficult birth sometimes. ...Read more

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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?

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

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My nipples show through my gym shirt? Dont want the magic mike look.

My nipples show through my gym shirt? Dont want the magic mike look.

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

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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?

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 more

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Green loose stools, weight loss, just came back from South Asia vacation ?

Green loose stools, weight loss, just came back from South Asia vacation ?

Vacation: I think you should see your doctor fairly soon. If the delay is too long please go to the nearest Emergency Room for evaluation. ...Read more

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