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Dowagers Hump Treatment
My whole body if it gets cut in any of the part of my skin therewill be hump of skin coming. Plz help me with this. Is the any treatment.
There is an entity called bechet's disease that is associated with something called pathergy. If you stick a needle in the skin, you get a bump. It is associated with oral and genital ulcers. Here is a link to see if you may have any of the other symptoms. Http://www. Behcets. Com/site/pp. Asp? C=bhjijsocjrh&b=260521
could also just be prominent scar formation called keloids. ...Read more
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
See below: An abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic vertebrae of the upper back. Compression of the front portion of the involved vertebrae due to osteoporosis leads to forward bending of the spine (kyphosis) and creates a hump at the upper back. Like most osteoporotic changes, it is often preventable. ...Read more
Dowager's hump causes the upper thoraic spine to develop a fat pad due to changes in posture.
Falling is a neurologic problem.
I don't think it is natures way of padding a fall. It would be difficult to fall on the upper back without injuring other areas.
Interesting thought though...Perhaps you know more about this. ...Read more
I'm turning 23years old& a week ago noticed a hump at top of spine cord. From google it seems to be a developing dowager's hump!!! Is it possible-help?
Is it a lump or a hump?
If the latter correct your posture.
Pelvis thrust forwards, spine straight, head forwards, shoulders straight down. ...Read more
Rapid height loss, dowager hump development after starting to use walker at 90. Related to posture>age?
Osteoporosis: Not due to the walker, .Get a more detailed answer ›
The physical therapist said that the dowager’s hump was almost like a spinal infusion. What did she mean?
Was treated with botox in neck to help with dowager's hump, and muscle weekness. It has not helped but made it a lot worse. Anything I can do?
Exercise: Try to do isometric and other neck exercise. It is a good idea to see a physical therapist to learn how to do these exercises properly. All of botox's effects completely disappear after 3 months, but the weakness often gets better after a few weeks, especially with daily exercise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there non-surgical treatments for Cushing's? Developing a hump, chronic fatigue, about 30lbs weight gain, all over swelling, ruddy face with acne
Yes yes: Meds to inhibit the receptor for cortisol. Plus meds to inhiubit synthesis of cortisol ...Read more
Several: Ed is treated depending on the cause, for example, if your testosterone is low, than replacing testosterone (there are rx creams) will help. If it is generalized ed from "aging" with underlying hypertension or diabetes, the rx meds can be very beneficial (viagra, levitra, (vardenafil) cialis). If needed, there are also surgical options available. Discuss with your dr for the best option for you. ...Read more
most hemorrhoids can be treated with simple changes to diet and bowel habits.
Fixative procedures include tying off the hemorrhoids with a rubber band or using heat, lasers, or electric current to create scar tissue (coagulation therapy).
surgical removal of hemorrhoids.
Some we mix both methods. ...Read more