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Dr. Robert Alexander
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Facial Injuries And Disorders (Overview)

Facial injuries and disorders are conditions in which a person has problems of the facial skin, muscles, bones, etc


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How can I treat facial injuries and disorders?

How can I treat facial injuries and disorders?

See a MD: That's a very vague question. Any specific answer will require a more specific question... ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Alexander
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Facial Injuries And Disorders (Overview)

Facial injuries and disorders are conditions in which a person has problems of the facial skin, muscles, bones, etc


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Can I get rid of the knot in my lip after a motorcycle accident with a face injury?

Can I get rid of the knot in my lip after a motorcycle accident with a face injury?

Likely: Depends on when - how long ago? How big penetrated? No foreign body- gravel etc likely scar or absorbing hematoma if early, or stitches if used. Revision of the scar can be very effective! ...Read more

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How can I treat facial injuries and disorders?

See a MD: That's a very vague question. Any specific answer will require a more specific question... ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get facial injuries and disorders?

Do a lot of people get facial injuries and disorders?

Yes?: That is a very, very vague question. All kinds of facial injuries and "disorders" happen every day. So the answer is yes, but a very vague yes.... ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is a facial injury or disorder?

What sort of disorder is a facial injury or disorder?

Facial injury/disord: A variety of facial disorders can exist and range from congenital to acquired (vascular, infectious, autoimmune, metabolic, inflammatory, neoplastic, degenerative, environmental, idiopathic). Treatment is based on determining the etiology. ...Read more

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What is the rehab like following facial injuries?

What is the rehab like following facial injuries?

Depends: As usual, it depends on the injury. If we're talking about just contusion without fracture, then just time, perhaps warm compresses to help resolve bruising, and pain relievers. If there are fractures, typically it's just time and stabilization. Fractures involving the mandible and maxilla, or dental fractures require a lot more care and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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30 year-old woman with a 4-year history of numbness in the upper body, and arms and legs, with undiagnostic imaging studies, but carries diagnos.....?

30 year-old woman with a 4-year history of numbness in the upper body, and arms and legs, with undiagnostic imaging studies, but carries diagnos.....?

Stress related?!: At age 30 with so many normal tests and diagnoses like fibromyalgia and trigeminal nauralgia (highly unusual for that age except in MS, ruled out by the normal MRIs) non organic and stress related problems come to mind Don't forget the symptoms are REAL in those cases too! ...Read more

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Can you tell someone has a disorder by looking at their face?

Can you tell someone has a disorder by looking at their face?

It depends: It depends on the kind of disorder you're talking about. If acne or sunburn, then yes you could tell this by looking at one's face. Disorders like diabetes or heart disease, not likely. You might be able to see that someone seems sad or anxious, but even those would not be definite signs either because they might be normally passing responses to precipitating events. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the congenital facial paresy disease and how is it treated?

Please help! what is the congenital facial paresy disease and how is it treated?

Facial palsy: I assume you are asking about facial palsy or paralysis. Congenitalmeans present at birth. Birth trauma, especially if lots of head molding or a forceps delivery can injure facial nerve. There are also a couple of conditions with facial nerve involvement at birth - Dystrophia myotonica and Mobius syndrome. Treatment may be anything from nothing to Botox to surgical intervention for nerve repair. ...Read more

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How do doctors diagnose mental health disorders if you can't see them like you can see an injury?

How do doctors diagnose mental health disorders if you can't see them like you can see an injury?

Mental health: disorders have certain signs and symptoms. By talking to the patient, reviewing records, and gathering information from people who know the patient these can be confirmed or disconfirmed. In addition there are psychological tests that help with diagnosis just as laboratory tests help with physical illness diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more