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In the way. It looks like webbed neck! how can I solve this condition?

In the way. It looks like webbed neck! how can I solve this condition?

See below: I am not certain what you mean. If you have a webbed neck, there is no solution other than possible plastic surgery. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Short, Wide Neck (Definition)

Webbed neck refers to a condition where there is excess skin running on the sides of the neck to the shoulders. It can be common in certain congenital disorders, such as Turner syndrome. ...Read more


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Why do some kids with chromosome problems have a webbed neck?

Webbed neck: Webbed neck is associated most commonly with two different conditions, turners syndrome and noonan syndrome. Only turners syndrome is associated with a chromosomal abnormality. The chromosome number is 45( instead of 46) with only one sex chromosome (x)= 45, x. ...Read more

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And not have a webbed neck, small fingernails and deformed elbows?

And not have a webbed neck, small fingernails and deformed elbows?

Turner's syndrome?: The first half of the question is missing, so i'm going to guess that you're asking, is it possible to have turner's syndrome without the characteristics you listed? The answer is yes, not all women with ts have the physical signs of webbed neck, odd fingernails or "deformed" elbows. If that was not your question, please re-ask it, and include the first half. ...Read more

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What causes limp neck?

What causes limp neck?

Up to 3 mo/age-norma: Babies are born with no strength in the neck to hold their head. Around 3 month of age they're passing their first milestone in their development, when they started to hold their head, laying on the tummy. There are always +/- couple of weeks, when does it happened. If the problem persiit's beyond this period, there are several pathological conditions which might be causing it, including inherited. ...Read more

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What causes neck shakiness?

What causes neck shakiness?

See below: It depends. Can you control it? Is it provoked? Is it constant or intermittens do you have a family history of tremors? Are you on the medications? All this information will help your physician to decide on the diagnostic tests and treatment plan. ...Read more

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What can cause neck injuries?

What can cause neck injuries?

Trauma, posture &...: Weakness. Whiplash or sudden traumatic forces are common causes but so are improper posture while sitting, bad ergonomics, and lack of exercise, movement. These cause weakness of the cervical muscles resulting in micro-instability and premature wear and tear of cervical spine, as well as strain on the neck. ...Read more

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What causes rough skin on neck?

What causes rough skin on neck?

Rough skin: Most of the time normal . It's getting worse it could be a condition called acanthosis nigricans. See your doc. ...Read more

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What causes neck to be swollen?

What causes neck to be swollen?

Many things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What causes night neck sweats ?

What causes night neck sweats 
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Time to see your doc: Most of the time, nights sweats can come and go and aren't a sign of serious health problems. However, if you recurrently experience night sweats, you should contact your doctor for a full history, exam and possible tests. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a stiff neck?

What is the cause of a stiff neck?

Stiff enck causes: There are several muscles in the neck area and the ligaments over the cervical spine and the neck stiffness can be from any of these . The cervcial spine has discs and probelms wiht the disc themselves can cause the muscles around the neck to go into spasm as well. Auto accidents can cause this form the sudden jolt to the soine and the neck and upper back muscles. See you doc if it persists. ...Read more