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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


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Can somebody start having arthritis in the teen years?

Can somebody start having arthritis in the teen years?

Absolutely: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (jia), previously commonly known as jra, can start in children of any age including teens. If you know a teen with joint swelling for more than a few days, have them see their regular doctor right away. At that point, if the joint swelling or morning stiffness continues, ask for a referral to see a pediatric rheumatologist. Joint pain alone is not arthritis in teens. ...Read more

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Can strabismus develop in teen years?

Can strabismus develop in teen years?

Yes: Decompensation of a tendency toward strabismus can appear in the teen years as the eye grows and optical correction changes. New onset strabismus must be evaluated for possible medical causes. ...Read more

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Can anyone at any age develop spondylosis? Can spondylosis develop in anybody regardless of their age? .

Can anyone at any age develop spondylosis? Can spondylosis develop in anybody regardless of their age?

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Yes: As you drive a car, you expect that your tires will be more worn 9 months after driving on it, when compared to 3 months of driving it. You expect skin to start wrinkling more and more as we get older. Spondylosis implies degenerative arthritis of the spine joints. It is expected that as you go from age 10 to 20 to 40 to 60 to 80, amount of spondylosis increases. It is normal aging, and expected. ...Read more

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Can osteoporosis affect you your hole life with sidaffect can it get worse in 30 year old male?

Can osteoporosis affect you your hole life with sidaffect can it get worse in 30 year old male?

Osteoporosis at 30: To have osteoporosis at 30 is extremely serious and should be managed by a bone specialist. Yes, this means for the rest of your life! ...Read more

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Can scoliosis develop over the years if you do not have a history during your teen years? Does bad posture cause scoliosis?

Can scoliosis develop over the years if you do not have a history during your teen years? Does bad posture cause scoliosis?

See below: Scoliosis occurs in roughly 4% of the adult population. 15% have degenerative scoliosis that developed after skeletal maturity. Approximately 85% of adults have idiopathic scoliosis that occurred during adolescence. .At your young age and no history of adolescent scoliosis-it is unlikely you will develop scoliosis. Bad posture does not cause scoliosis. Curvature >30 degrees needs follow up. ...Read more

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How can the spinal angle in a pt with scoliosis worsen throughout adult years?

How can the spinal angle in a pt with scoliosis worsen throughout adult years?

Scoliosis : Scoliosis can progress through the adult years primarily through degeneration of the discs and facet joints on the spine. Osteoporosis can lead to collapse and angulation of the vertebral bodies. Dystonias or abnormal muscle contractions and repetitive work related movements are less common causes. See a spine surgeon who specializes in deformity disease for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you please specifically list all conditions or diseases that can result or bring on added inches of growth in height in adults years past puberty?

Can you please specifically list all conditions or diseases that can result or bring on added inches of growth in height in adults years past puberty?

Growth: I am not aware of any. Once the growth plates in the bones have fused, you're done. Keep in mind that there are variations between AM and PM based on separation of your vertebrae, and of course there can be errors in measurement. ...Read more

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Can acne develop in young adulthood randomly?

Can acne develop in young adulthood randomly?

Yes, Anytime: Acne can come at any point in time and at any age. Causes of acne include stress, environment, hormones, etc... If you have acne, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can you develop a lazy eye in your adult years?

Can you develop a lazy eye in your adult years?

No: The vast majority of visual development is complete by age 7 or 8. Some improvement in vision may be attained at ages up to 18 or so but the gains are modest. It's best to begin treatment as early as possible. ...Read more

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Can a person develop asthma at 16 years of age?

Can a person develop asthma at 16 years of age?

yes you can!: You can develop the first asthma attack at 16 years of age. Asthma is an inherited disorder which shows up at different ages. ...Read more

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Can you develop autism as late as your teen years?

Can you develop autism as late as your teen years?

Autism: No. This is a developmental disorder that is apparent from birth and most easily assessed from 18-36 months. I have seen aspergers kids, teens, and adults go for years not being noticed for a variety of reasons. Here is aspergers overview. Autism spectrum and aspergers in 8 mins. http://youtu.be/xg1ngp1ngds. ...Read more

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Can juvenile arthritis in children cause CKD in adulthood?

Can juvenile arthritis in children cause CKD in adulthood?

No: You need to look for another cause of your chronic kidney disease (I'm going to assume that is what CKD means). Remember that nowadays, with the fad for subscientific estimates of renal function, many athletic men are overdiagnosed just because their muscles produce extra creatinine. Painkillers for JRA can also impair kidney function, usually reversibly. Insist on a real diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does g6pd can cause gum problems in early age(14 years old ) with maximum hygiene of her teeth or puberty is the cause ?No family history?

Does g6pd can cause gum problems in early age(14 years old ) with maximum hygiene  of her teeth or puberty is the cause ?No family history?

Maybe: Undiscovered/untreated g6pd can be associated with an increased incidence of gum disease. After reading your question more closely, it seems you are asking whether puberty may be the cause of gum problems and i answer that with a resounding yes! hormonal changes in females are connected with many gum problems. So to be brief, it is more likely puberty than g6pd. ...Read more

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At what age can someone start to develop arthiritis?

At what age can someone start to develop arthiritis?

Any age: Any age is possible usually for osteoarthritis it is more common as we age but problems with various types of arthritis can be seen at any age. ...Read more

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Can maturbating a lot in your teen age creates problems for future and your marital life.?

Can maturbating a lot in your teen age creates problems for future and your marital life.?

Not in itself..: Masturbation is generally thought of as a normal part of teen sexual development and in itself, should not have a significant negative impact on one's future development. That being said, excessive masturbation and use of pornography can to taken to an extreme that is isolating, substituting for true relationships and physical connection, which can be indicative of sexual addiction. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A severe illness caused by bacteria named bacillus anthracis. Anthrax disease can result in pneumonia, ...Read more