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Herbal Treatment For Tongue Protrusion
The ability to: Protrude ones tongue is a natural or normal phenomenon and doesn't indicate anything is wrong. The tongue is a muscle and can vary in thickness and length. Some people are able to protrude their tongues more than others which some are unablegto protrude at all (tongue-tied) due to the lingual frenum attachment placement which can be surgically corrected. ...Read more
Habit or : It could be a habit you developed over time. If this is the case, a dentist can make an appliance to try to stop the habit. It could also be a neurological problem so for this i would recommend a neurologist and i would probably start there and rule out the medical end of things. Don't wait too long. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 mo. Dysarthria w tongue elevated in back like slide w horzntl indention&dip in indention. No tongue protrusion passed teeth. Dr/therapist no idea. ?
Physical therapy: For neck, shoulder, or arm pain related to the disc problem, physical therapy is the best initial choice. Most people with this problem do not end up requiring an epidural injection or surgery. An MRI scan is not usually needed unless physical therapy fails to provide good improvement. Ultimately your healthcare provider needs to decide the sequence of treatment depending on symptoms and signs. ...Read more
Im 27 years old and developed a Right Paracentrl Disc Protrusion on L5-S1. Is this an uncurable condition? what is the best form of treatment?
Fairly common: Lumbar disc bulges are common. Many are found incidentally are not likely to cause symptoms. Aprox 20 - 35% of adults have disc bulging on MRI. The incidence of sciatica symptoms is 2%. Some disc herniations may be resolved with conservative treatment. Some will progress. If you have persistent symptoms despite conservative therapy, then surgery maybe warranted. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After paracentral disc protrusion at l5 s1 level inMri after three weeks rest/medication pain is almost negligible what is best treatment going forwad?
Do your lumbar: strengthening exercises to increase your paraspinal muscle tone and durability, which in the long term will help strengthen your back against trauma and/or recurrence of symptoms. Physical therapy is always a good answer for vertebral problems. I would make sure I do my back exercises everyday for at least 15-20 mins, and avoid situations where you may have to strain your L5-S1 disc. ...Read more
I am undergoing orthodontic treatment for bimaxillary protrusion followed by the extraction of 4 premolars. What kind of meds will i be on?
Mild pain meds: If extractions are required as part of an Orthodontic treatment regimen, mild OTC pain killers may be recommended, depending on the degree of difficulty of the extractions.. Ask the Dentist or Oral Surgeon for recommendation as it applies to your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No!: There are several methods available to avoid tooth extraction for treatment of bimaxillary protrusion. First of all, it may not require specific treatment, since it is a normal finding in some ethnic faces. If it does require treatment, it may be orthodontics alone, or it may involve distraction osteogenesis, a surgical procedure designed to increase the arch length of the jaw without extractions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends : This would depend on the symptoms as well as how large is the disc protrusion? If there are severe neurologic symptoms like weakness of the arm, trouble walking, bowel or bladder dysfunction-and there is spinal cord compression seen on the MRI scan, then surgery is recommended. This would likely be an anterior cervical disc excision. If there are no/minimal symptoms, consider conservative measures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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