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Periosteum: The outer layer of the cranial dura mater derives from the periosteum of the inner table and it is not tightly attached to the skull. It can be dissected away from the skull and separated from the inner layer of the dura. In the spine, the periosteum attaches tightly to the vertebra and the epidural space is between that and the dura mater. ...Read more
If one receives a dura mater transplant, is the recipient required to take immunosuppressant medication for life, as with other tissue transplants?
No immunos required: No immunosuppression is required for a dura mater transplant, or for most types of tissue transplants. Most of these tissues have been processed in ways that remove the antigens (proteins) exposure to the new host's immune system and therefore do not provke a rejection response. The big risk for dura mater transplants is creutzfeld-jacob disease (prions) transmission. ...Read more
My diagnoses have been: concussion (with brief loss of consciousness), post concussion syndrome, swelled dura mater. When will my injuries level off?
Viral: Autoimmune reaction or viral infection could be the cause. ...Read more
Was told that if the tumours continue to re-grow they would have to remove the whole dura matter. Is this surgically possible?
Ask your doctor: Since you have a doctor giving you this advise...Please ask this question to your treating doctor. Anything can be removed surgically including dura mater, if needed and medically indicated. ...Read more
Yes, for all pract--: Ical purposes, its the same thing.Get a more detailed answer ›
Weight risks: Any steroids either parenteral or oral has its risks/side effects especially in the long run. Affects a lot of organ systems. So your md who is taking care of you will brief you more of it. And remember, your condition is an auto-immune condition. What steroids and other meds being used or available is just a palliative measure - quiet down or blocks the inflammatory reaction of these condition. ...Read more
Im a man and have noticed that my nipples stay hard no mater what and have been that way for many many years im 31 what is the cause of this?
Normal: This can be quite normal, not to worry. ...Read more
No difference!: Lamina dura is bundle bone that lies adjacent to the periodontal ligament, lining the tooth socket. The lamina dura surrounds the tooth socket and provides the attachment surface with which the sharpey's fibers of the periodontal ligament perforate. On an x-ray a lamina dura will appear as a radiopaque line surrounding the tooth root. An intact lamina dura is seen as a sign of healthy periodontium. ...Read more
Sufro de cólicos fuertes que me provocan sudor frio, vomito, etapas de dearrea o estreñimiento, mi periodo dura 8 dias y de esos de 3 a 5 dias me dan?
Toma Aleve : Naproxen 220 mg ( Aleve) una o Dos tabletas con comida cûando tengas tu primer sangrado de la regla ayuda dos veces al dia sin Receta o Ibuprofen (Motrin) 200 mg dos tabletas tres veces al dia con comidas mientras tengas el periodo ayuda, Si no functiona mejor es que Veas y consultes a un ginecologo ! ...Read more
Hi I have been feling realy deprest latly I am tierd no mater how much sleep i get i don't won't to do enything or talk to enyone what can I do?
Please Seek Help: I'm glad that you have reached out in this way. It is your first step in feeling better. Please see your doctor, who can evaluate the cause of the problem and help you to feel better. Your doctor may also help you find a therapist, someone experienced and completely private to talk with. ...Read more
Mri with findings of mild chronic white mater supratentorially in periventricular region. Is this something to worry about or normal aging process.
Mild ischemic change: Signal abnormalities in the supratentorial white matter, which are best appreciated on the flair sequence of the MRI exam, in general are not very specific and may be the result of various processes. However, in older adults these are very common and in most cases the result of small vessel ischemic changes; essentially considered a normal part of aging given the high prevalence. ...Read more
Can I get pregnant if the guy mater bated in a paper towel but some went on the bed. he finger ed me but not 100% he didn't touch the bed where wet?
Possibly : Pregnancy is possible anytime semen is placed in the vaginal area ( playing "nearsy") whether by fingers, a penis, or a turkey baster.However it sounds improbable that u conceived in this instance. If ur period is late it is still a good idea to check a pregnancy test and it is also a good idea to see about starting a reliable method of contraception before u do get pregnant unless u want a baby. ...Read more
Just started taking a pack of contraceptive pills but i always seem to be either taking it at 11 wen i forget at 10 does this mater much?
I was treated foe chlamydia around 2 weeks ago, was a weeks course of antibiotics 2 to be taken daily yet I vomited 2 tablets back up does that mater?
Probably not: Your 6 days of antibiotics should be sufficient. This presumes that your sexual partner(s) have been treated as well, or you can contract it again. You should be rechecked to assure that it is cleared. ...Read more
Had an epidural blood patch, does spinal fluid recover itself?, What happens with the blood that got injected in my dura? Does it all go bac to normal
Blood patch outcome: The CSF replaces itself about every 8 hours. The blood of the blood patch forms a clot near any hole in the dura, otherwise it is reabsorbed and recycled. ...Read more