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Cervical Spondylosis At Young Age
Rare: Incidence is very low age <25.Get a more detailed answer ›
Disease mortality: The longer you have ra, the longer the disease (or RA medications) can damage your body. The good news is, that with newer, more effective treatments there is good reason to be optimistic that the RA can be well controlled, leading to a productive life with a normal life expectancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the cause: Check with a spine surgeon to be properly evaluated and investigated. ...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
At what age are people typically diagnosed with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome? Unlikely at age 35?
Not unlikely: at all !! The syndrome can vary in its various abnormalities so that it can be Diagnosed in childhood and in milder cases later in life..the answer really is ALL AGE GROUPS! Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
Everybody!: Unfortunately, as we age, everyone is at risk for degenerative disc disease. However, the risk is higher in individuals with the following: 1. Smoking 2. Obesity 3. High demand jobs involving a lot of vibration, repetitive bending, or lifting (such as truck drivers, construction workers, jobs involving frequent heavy lifting, etc.) 4. Genetic tendency in families 5. Trauma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Typically Younger: Cervical cancer is more common in younger women, twenties to forties. It can take years to develop, so is easily caught early with a Pap smear. Risk factors are multiple partners, HPV infection, smoking. Get your Pap smear every 3 years, but if you are negative, every 5 yrs is OK. Use condoms, and don't smoke. Gardasil vaccine at your health department/doctor office can prevent HPV infection. ...Read more
Can a posterior disc osteophyte cervical spine without spinal or foraminal stenosis cause pain, tingling fingers in 26 year old. Ongoing for years. ?
Spinal stenosis: The answer is no - spinal stenosis is a disease that occurs with aging, most commonly in the sixth and seventh decades of life. But having said that spinal stenosis can occur in a younger person, a problem likely that has been present since birth. The concern would be if this stenosis is causing pain or weakness problems then one might need to consider surgical solutions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is no specific: Age limitation. Surgery, when indicated, is appropriate at any age. The right diagnosis and options for treatment along with their ramifications should be thoroughly discussed with your surgeon and one can always get a second opinion. ...Read more
What can bring about early degenerative changes in my cervical spine? Serious neck pain and straight cervical curvature with herniated disks
Xray report: reversal of cervical lordosis.Calcification posterior to c5 spinous process.1mm retrolisthesis at c5c6.mild spondyloctic changes greatest at c5c6. Can you plz explain these findings?
Not with word limit: I will try. I can tell you that most of what you reported is not a big consequence. The reversal can be seen with a stiff neck. Ca++ posterior to C5 is likely calcific tendinitis. 1mm retrolithesis is too small to worry about. Spondylitic changes are part of aging and degenerative process in the spine and is very common. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cervical (Neck) Spondylosis (Definition)
A condition involving changes to the bones, discs, and joints of the neck that occur naturally when aging. ...Read more
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