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Herbal Treatment For Early Closure Of Anterior Fontanel
Patience: Most kids will have what feels to be closure of the anterior fontanel by 15-18 mo but some may persist. The separation between the bones will persist to some degree until about 9 when kids reach their adult head size. In examining thousands of kids over 3 decades, i never found one that didn't eventually close. ...Read more
In an infant, the space where two skull-bone sutures join forms a membrane-covered "soft spot" called a fontanel (fontanelle). The fontanels allow for growth of the skull during an infant's first year. The fontanels should feel firm and very slightly curved inward to the touch. A tense or bulging fontanel occurs when fluid builds up in the skull cavity or when pressure increases in the brain (increased intracranial pressure). When the infant is crying, lying down, or vomiting, the fontanels may look like they are slightly bulging, but they should return to normal when the infant is in ...Read more
Meds or laser: Angle closure happens when the drainage system of the eye gets blocked abruptly, causing intense pain from high pressure. The first step is medications (several different eye drops and a pill). In some cases, a laser is needed to create a new drainage system emergently. If left too long, vision loss is permanent, so get treated immediately. ...Read more
Male 55year old with L1 commpresion fracture.Advised khyphoplasty treatment.What is recovery % and the complecation of this procedure?
What are the most popular forms of glaucoma treatment for acute angle-closure glaucoma? I have just been diagnosed with acute angle-closure glaucoma (i take the anti-depressant citalopram, and my doctor thought this was the cause of the disease). Which gl
Puberty: I am not sure what you mean by "correct" puberty as there can be quite a bit of variation in pubertal progression in both sexes. Good descriptions and other resources concerning puberty can be found at http://www.Healthychildren.Org. Search "stages of puberty" or just "puberty". ...Read more
What is the treatment for subacute superior endplate compression fracture of L1; already have a spinal fusion from T10-L2 with Wilson Plates in 1980?
What are the treatments without hip replacement of early stages of avn in femur head for a 32 year old.
Please explain vitreofoveal traction in layman's terms.
Any nonsurgical treatments? What is prognosis if left untreated? Dad age 84 just diagnosed w/vft.
Not a candidate for surgery due to age and other complicating factors, as per retinal
VMT VFT treatment: New treatment jetrea is for symptomatic vft/vmt. It doesn't always work though so surgery can still be done. Because of his age, surgery would be safest under local anesthesia. If untreated, he simply won't see well. Surgery can be under an hour in length. The medication is expensive and works about 26% of the time for vmt but worth a try if surgery not an option. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
It depends: These arethe result after 8 years follow up for patients have the sugery.There were 68% excellent and good, 22% fair and 10% poor results. Back pain was relieved in 91% of the patients. Leg pain was relieved in 76% of the patients. Numbness was relieved in 87% of the patients. Five patients had re-operations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most Definitely!: Congenital hypothyroidism is a medical emergency because postponing treatment may lead to mental retardation. The infant brain must have appropriate thyroid hormone levels for normal development. This is the reason we do newborn screening for this condition. The soonest we get treatment started, the better for the baby. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is bulging veins of the penis surgery is considered successful for the treatment of venous leakage for young male, if viagra (sildenafil) &cailis dont' work?
Not usually: There was a lot of interest in this treatment many years ago but results were not up to expectations. The number of patients helped by this type of procedure has been very small in my experience ...Read more
There is no: "standard of care" for this condition since MANY "Treatments" exists and any one of them could help! Avoidance of OPIATES is now a sort of "Standard" as we try to reduce overuse of these medications. TENS stimulation appears to be helpful in many cases Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
It depends: Ecterodactyly is a complex condition that has many forms of severity. Depending on the level of involvement, many procedures may be necessary. In general the goals of surgery are to improve foot function and cosmetic appearance. If foot function is needed it can be performed in early childhood. It is important to be seen by a pediatric foot specialist to discuss the timing of surgery. ...Read more
What is the treatment for multiple pars fracture patient misdiagnosed with spasm after 14 years of being told to push through pain?
Several options: these fractures won't heal on their own, some surgeons will plate them to form a fusion, but most will answer like you mentions. Braces for,the low back can help, maintaining core strength, tight abs, limit belly fat, use good posture and lifting technique. Try topical pain meds as well, patch of diclofenac will stay over affected areas, and pain meds when needed. ...Read more
Risk % of rd for someone with multiple lattice undergoing symptomatic posterior vitreous detachment? Prophylactic laser treatment recommended?
Careful: You are at increased risk for retinal detachment. I recommend being cautious with surgery for floaters. Wait at least one year before proceeding with surgery. If they still persist and are unbearable then consider surgery. Symptoms usually resolve or improve with time in 99% of the people. Consult with a retina specialist to determine if prophylactic laser is indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
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