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Hyperpigmentation In Hemiplegia
Yes: Contralateral weakness can be present. Sensation is altered on the same side, and pts have trouble localizing motion in time and space. Extinction phenomena occur, position sensation can be lost, the affected limb may not be recognized or even thought to be part of another person. ...Read more
Does isotrentinoid reduce pore size, post inflammatory hyper pigmentation, or acne scars (even in the slightest)?
Depends: Retin A (tretinoin) is an amazing med, and one of the only proven medications to treat a multitude of things in the skin. Its main function is cell turnover which helps to decrease fine lines and wrinkles and smoothen the skin. It can improve pigmentation issues when used with appropriate brightening products.It does not really affect pore size, and can improve acne scars. www.arslanianplasticsurgery.com ...Read more
No: In-utero stroke patients come in all shapes and sizes. Some strokes are large and occur late in the pregnancy and can produce significant problems in the child including cp. Other strokes may be small and occur early enough in the pregnancy that the brain can repair itself before the child is born, and the child will develop perfectly normally. Most cases and outcomes lie in between these examples. ...Read more
45F . What kind of cosmetic procedure would be most effective in removing post inflammatory pigment left on my face from cystic acne breakouts?
Venous tos with old, permanent dvt. Vascular surgeons prescribed only physiotherapy. Enough? Can a new clot form in the area?No clotting disorders.
Can someone develop systemic rsd following what appeared to be remission of rsd in the left arm, wrist and hand?
May have something: You have something else occurring. See your doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more
Stroke in right primary motor cortex in arm. What kind of long-term damage can be expected from this?
Outcomes may vary: The outcome varies a lot. Some people have permanent paralysis with increased muscle tone and increased relfexes. Most people have subtle weakness and increased reflexes, and some people have no weakness. A good way to predict how the long term outcome will be depends on how much function there is at 1 week, 3 weeks, 3 months, and 12 months after the stroke. ...Read more
Depressed scars: Inflammatory acne with cysts can cause depression of skin as ice picks, rolling scars or irregular indentations. In some cases on chest back and even on face tbere may be raised scar tissue. Treatment can include dermal fillers such as artefill, subcison or scar release, and fractionated co2 or erbium laser to improve appearance of scars. Repeated sessions can achieve over 50% improvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My aunt was diagnosed of Mild Cerebral atrophy, (8*9mm) sized hypo intense lesion noted in right frontal region of scalp. How to address?any remedies?
Nothing to worry: Cerebral atrophy is a universal aging process that everyone gets. Mild cerebral atrophy that your aunt has is probably nothing more than normal aging. As for the small lesion in the right frontal scalp region, I must advise that you have her primary care physician look at this. If the lesion was in the brain, then a nonspecific small lesions in the brain are also very common with aging. ...Read more
It can be: CP is defined as a disorder of motion & posture based on an injury to the developing nervous system at any point from the early stages of pregnancy up to the 3rd birthday. A stroke in utero is that sort of injury.Such issues as cord events, where the flow of blood was pinched off for a period & intrauterine infection are other possible causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very important: The post stroke treatment it is very complicated , it needs a lot of time and efforts from the patient and from the therapist.The role of the robots in the treatment it is very important and helpful. It helps with the functions lost , and the rehabilitation of the affected limb. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Motor Stip: The cerebral hemispheres have the central fissure. Sort of sepeartes the front part of the brain from the back part of the brain. Anterior or closer to the eyes is a strip of brain that controls almost all motor function and behind the fissue is a strip that controls almost all sensory function. http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/d/d_06/d_06_cr/d_06_cr_mou/d_06_cr_mou.html. ...Read more
One side affected: This generally refers to a disorder of strength and mobility involving one side of the body.The limbs are stiff and movement is difficult but possible.Hemiplegia would mean the side is essentially paralyzed. It is often the result of pre-natal brain injury/stroke and more often found in premature infants. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer