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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Hemivertebrae

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What is meant by hemivertebrae?

What is meant by hemivertebrae?

Deformed vertebrae: This is a problem that you are born with. It is a deformity of the vertebrae, usually in the thoracic or lumbar spine. The vertebrae is partially formed and it may be the cause a curvature of the spine, known as scoliosis. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Hemivertebrae (Definition)

Hemivertibrae are a clinical finding in which one side of a spinal bone fails to develop, which can result in abnormally shaped ...Read more


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With hemivertebrae, what happened to the other half of the vertebrae?

With hemivertebrae, what happened to the other half of the vertebrae?

Failure of formation: With a hemivertebra, half of the vertebra fails to form. There are other congenital spine defects where vertebrae fail to divide or segment, leading to portions of the spine that are "stuck" together. ...Read more

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My unborn child has just been diagnosed with hemivertebrae, What can I do?

My unborn child has just been diagnosed with hemivertebrae, What can I do?

Become informed,wait: This may or may not be a problem for the baby.If associated with other structural defects, the pattern may have some known issues, but you can do nothing about it until the kid is here to be evaluated.If this was picked up on a random ultrasound, a more refined study by a peri-natologist could provide more information. ...Read more

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How does hemivertebrae cause neurologic problems?

How does hemivertebrae cause neurologic problems?

Severe spinal curve: The spine curves with eventual kinking of nerve in spinal canal the curve have to be huge kyphosis forward bending is a risk for neuro problems. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my unborn child has just been diagnosed with hemivertebrae, I have no idea what to do?

What do you suggest if my unborn child has just been diagnosed with hemivertebrae, I have no idea what to do?

Close observation: A child with hemivertebrae has wedge shaped vertebrae caused by abnormal development of the segments of the spine./ It can lead to scoliosis and compression of nerves. Your child will require close observation for these complications and immediate care should he start to develop them. A nice discussion is here http://embryo.asu.edu/pages/congenital-vertebral-defects ...Read more

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My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous..any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous..any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

Hmm: Is it a callus or a mole? I'd get checked to confirm what is is as dark spots can be suspicious for skin cancer and other things. Please see your doctor for a full exam. ...Read more

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Best treatment or any home remedies for dandruff?

Best treatment or any home remedies for dandruff?

Shampoos: Your best methods at home are: -wash your hair daily. Most people who wash their hair everyday have a lot less dandruff than people who wash less often -use over the counter anti-dandruff shampoos. Pick up two different types, put both in the shower, and from day to day switch between them. ...Read more

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Sir please give some home remedies for sinusitis treatment.

Sir please give some home remedies for sinusitis treatment.

See Sinus Survival: That book is the best reference. Avoid dairy, wheat, sugar. Be sure you are getting enough vit d. The herbs thyme, clove, oregano, ginger, and rosemary are all helpful in food. Vitmain c with bioflavanoids inhibit histamine which is an aggravating factor. Xylitol nasal spray can be helpful. ...Read more

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I struggle for more than 3 hours to go to sleep. I've tried all the home remedies given on the net.I don't want to take medicines. Suggest a remedy?

I struggle for more than 3 hours to go to sleep. I've tried all the home remedies given on the net.I don't want to take medicines. Suggest a remedy?

Get ready for sleep: A couple of easy tricks that may work if you've tried the usual "home remedies". Don't use any technology that emits led light (including computer, cell phone, tablet, etc -as these can drop your natural melatonin levels because your body thinks it is daylight - for 2 hours before bed. Also, body temp drops before sleep, so put feet in warm water and then allow to cool in air to drop temp. ...Read more

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Any development is made in this field or not. Is there any treatment other than interferon injection. What are the home remedies. Ginseng can work.?

Any development is made in this field or not. Is there any treatment other than interferon injection.  What are the home remedies.  Ginseng can work.?

Not recommended: Interferon is used for treating certain viral infections, in the case of viral hepatitis, is currently used for treating hepatitis c and sometimes hepatitis b. There are other drugs that can be added to augment the effectiveness of interferon for viral hepatitis. Herbal medications have little place in the treatment of viral hepatitis and in some cases can be harmful. ...Read more