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Can Arthritis Develop In Your 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
Can anyone at any age develop spondylosis? Can spondylosis develop in anybody regardless of their age?
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
Can one have rheumitiod arthritis in their twenties,have remission and then osteoarthis later in life. ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can somebody have mild form of Psoriatic Arthritis throughout his life if it is in his family? Or it will essentially get worse with age?
See details: It may stay mild but even mild disease will eventually cause significant joint damage if the inflammatory process is not controlled. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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