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Does a femoral fortification/reconstruction possible instead of replacement, worried for problems like clotting, impaired locomotion n repeat surgery?
Not exactly clear: If a reconstructive procedure is being performed to get better head coverage where the articular surfaces are fairly normal, a replacement would seem fairly aggressive. Multiple surgeries on a hip may increase risks of infection, and heterotrophic ossification. Ambulation is generally hoped to improve over pre- operative status with any surgery done to lower extremities. At least that's the goal. ...Read more
Please : Please clarify. Are you referring to paget's disease of the nipple or paget's disease of the bone? ...Read more
Should I try to plan a baby with following medical history: rt cva 2000 (age 22-av malformation and htn) partial thyroidect 2003 ?
Depends: Your complex medical history makes a pregnancy high risk but not necessarily impossible. The HTN is easiest, make sure you control your bp. Thyroid disease requires close monitoring as well, presumably it was benign. The avm is most difficult/unknown if it not corrected. You need to see a high risk OB with a neruologist and/or neurosurgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can signs of joint deterioration show up after a week of a severe lack of certain nutrients? Ie: calcium or vitamin d?
Joint degeneration: Typically joint degeneration is from chronic wear and tear or acute trauma. Nutrient deficiency would take years to affect joints. ...Read more
I would like to request a review of my MRIs, Brain (T1 and T2 Flair), (jpegs).
2000 and 2013 series are included in my Health Tap Profile "Files".
Look at CONCIERGE: HealthTap CONCIERGE doctors can help you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images while in the middle of a live consultation. Look on HealthTap's site for a Concierge Radiologist in your state, and request to become his or her patient. (Doctors answering the regular, free questions are NOT able to see patients' images or photos.) ...Read more
No: It is not a common type of breast cancer. So most doctors don't see a lot of patients with this probem. Many times the patients may see a dermatologist . The breast surgeons end up seeing most of the patients with paget's disease due to referral from primary care physicians or dermatologists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which out of nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy or diagnostic radiography should I apply for?
Career: No one can answer that question except you! Learn as much as you can about each field, talk to people who are in it, and figure out which one, if any,interests you and suits your lifestyle and goals. Good luck in whatever you choose. ...Read more
IV yes: The prescriber should have basic exam finding or do himself before prescribing. ...Read more
Four yrs. Post acdf c-5-6/6-7 can't look up, head check while driving, or use a PC due to neck pain and lack of range of motion, normal, permanent?
Not normal: After an acdf at those levels, you would have slightly decreased range of motion- but more with moving your head up and down. The majority of rotation comes from the higher cervical vertebra. You should see a physiatrist to determine the cause of your current symptoms and to recommend a treatment course to address your current lack of function. Also need to make sure that there are no issues wit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HIV/AIDS: This is quite variable and depends upon the particular opportunistic infection or malignancy the patient develops. There are some conditions that may primarily be caused by HIV itself, but these are also very variable, so it is not possible to answer the question very specifically. ...Read more
I'm 21. Which medication is more proper for ovarian cysts(5-8mm. No free fluid) in both ovaries- homeopathy or allopathy ?
Medical systems: Homeopathy and allopathy are systems of medicine, not medications in themselves. Allopathy means "other suffering" -- and refers to using treatments that cause effects different from those of the disease being treated. Homeopathy = "similar suffering" -- and uses minute quantities of medicines that would produce in a healthy person, symptoms similar to those of the disease. Please see comment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Drs.stumped.What would cause out of the blue 3 inch height increase @ 39? Did chiropractor, meds, exercise, massage or undiagnosed condition cause it?
76 yrs 15 yr slight Left Hand tremor DATscan :reduced uptake putamen Markedmore on right side implies loss of PDPB Suggestive of PD, do i need tabs?
For 55+ female, does early/mid stage GI issues (e.g. ulcer, tumor) get revealed by physical examination of doctor ?
Try elimination diet: Must start with your PRIMARY care doctor & if you do not have one find a good internist. Detail history will reveal many differential diagnosis. Exam alone may not reveal much but helps to rule out many options. go dairy free for 1 month except yogurt & see how your symptoms improve.If no change go grain free & see. Visit drhoffman.com for holistic & practical answers. ...Read more
4 CM solid enhancing mass in the right lower kidney with no CT evidence of intra-abdominal metaastases. Full or partial removal? Msk disease stones
Which age group would normally be associated with a T-score of -3.5 or a z score of -2.4? I am 53 and these are mine after 2yrs of meds & ooph.
I am 40 m japanese-american with hashimoto's thyroiditis and type 1 diabetes. Am i a candidate for partial thyroidectomy or is full recommended?
Swollen submandibular for 2 weeks. Diagnosed with TMD (limited opening, jaw pain) and GERD (had scope). Is swelling related, or sign of larger issue?
Infection/ inflamef: Most of the time swelling of submandibular glands is related to an infection in the head/ neck area in the side of the head of the swollen gland. From a tooth, gum infection, throat or upper respiratory condition , oral cancer, trauma , ear infection, sinusitis or many other conditions can result in swollen glands. Have a comprehensive oral exam. ...Read more