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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 more
Lipo can be performed it is usually caused by steroid use, high chance of seroma as well as wound dehiscence
i would recommend going to your internal physician to get checked out first. ...Read more
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
Piles = Hemorrhoids:
There are three steps to self treating hemorrhoids (blood clots in the rectal veins).
1. Soak: keep the area clean so that infection doesn't set in.
2. Soften your stool: keep from bearing down hard when having a bm so that the clot doesn't grow
3. And finally, steroids to shrink up the inflammation. ...Read more
Fibroid treatment: Exablate involves no surgery (uses MRI & us). The patient is sedated with pain medication, but is conscious, and so she can be treated outside of the hospital. Since some patients have reported successful pregnancy afterward, it may be a good option for women of childbearing age. While it is more costly up front, patients report few adverse events, and may have decreased costs over the long term. ...Read more
Aluminum chloride: Antipersperants with aluminum chloride are good--need liquids or gels with higher concentration. The canadian hyperhidrosis advisory committee treatment guidelines recommends an aluminium chloride hexahydrate salicylic acid gel as initial treatment for underarm, hand or feet. Botox can be used under the arms. Oxybutinin (ditropan) is a pill. See http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/0072. ...Read more
Depends. . .: If you have sinus congestion due to allergies, try avoiding allergen. If you can't, then you may want to consider saline nasal wash, an otc antihistamine or prescription nasal steroid. If you have a sinus infection, it's most likely due to a virus and doesn't require antibiotics, just lots of time. Check out http://www. Choosingwisely. Org/doctor-patient-lists/treating-sinusitis/. ...Read more
For sea sickness:
dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is the most commonly used one. Other are Diphenhydramine (benadryl) and meclizine.
In order to prevent sea sickness you need to take them before you start feeling sick, preferably before you get on a boat. Meclizine has less of a drowsiness effect, the rest may make you drowsy. ...Read more
Hernia: Surgery is the only treatment that can permanently fix a hernia. Surgery may be more risky for patients with serious medical problems. If the hernia is small and not causing symptoms, your surgeon may just need to watch it to make sure it is not growing or causing problems. ...Read more
Trimethylaminuria: There is no known cure or treatment for the disorder. People affected live relatively normal lives by managing their symptoms and with counseling. When the condition is suspected or known to occur in a family, genetic testing can be helpful in identifying the specific individuals who have or carry the disorder. ...Read more