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Is Age A Factor In Separation Of The Symphysis Pubis
In general What is treatment for concavity of the contour of the inferolateral patella due to injury in a child?
Depends: The implication would be that it is a post-traumatic finding as in a fracture. If the fracture is well aligned, could be treated in cast or brace, if displaced, then surgical reduction and fixation may be required. We would usually obtain comparison views to the other side as well. ...Read more
In case of a pregnant woman , what is the relation between premature rupture of membrane and relative marriage?
X-rays: This abnormally wide gap can be diagnosed by radiologic studies such as x-ray, mri, ct scan or bone scan. Manual testing by a healthcare professional can also be used. The patient is placed in various positions and pressure is applied in such a way that it provokes pain and maybe movement in the pubis. ...Read more
Several treatments: Stop/start technique--slow down or pull out and restart after a while squeeze technique (pinching between thumb and index the base of the penis while erect to slow down excitement) medications if severe man on bottom position can help. ...Read more
What is the treatment for a fracture of the humorous ?I am 52 years old and female. The fracture is the result of a fall.
Depends: Most mid shaft humeral fractures can be treated non surgically in a fx brace or sling as the bone can accomodate some angulation even if it heals "crooked". Proximal (upper) fractures also can be treated with a sling based on number of fragments and amount of angulation or displacement and overall age/health of patient. Lower fractures near the elbow typically require surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does the presence of congenital hernias in children predispose to hernias in adulthood especially since the repair is only a herniotomy but no repair of the posterior wall of the inguinal canal?
Unknown: As you said there is no repair of the posterior (floor) of the inguinal canal. However they are separate entities with different causes and one should not lead to the other or preclude it. Finally on occasion wih long standing child type hernias can lead to weak floors and this is usually reinforced if discovered at the first operation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
AC separation: It depends upon the severity of the separation. Check with your orthopedic surgeon. May need minimal support with a sling, or may be a candidate for surgical repair. ...Read more
Is there any relationship between the age of the woman at pregnancy and the i.Q. Of the resultant children?
Can a very low vitamin d level be the reason my hair is thinning in a small area of 2 inches near the middle of the forehead hairline?
There is fracture of enterior part of greater tuberosity of humerus. It is near joint. Bit I am feeling severe pain in sacpulas.
The traveler: Sounds like referred pain is the culprit, nerves from the effected site send pain to other areas, rather common occurrence. I hope you feel better! ...Read more
Is the buffalo hump seen in cushings syndrome a lump of fat or a bone curvature between the shoulders?
Fat: Hi. The "buffalo hump", known in medical jargon as "dorsocervical fat pad" is fat. Cushing's greatly increases risk of osteoporosis, however, and that bone curvature you refer to (kyphosis, or "dowager's hump) can occur with upper thoracic vertebral compression fractures. However, the buffalo hump is fat. ...Read more
In a MRI of the cervical spine, what it means “regressive phenomena with initial slight reduction in the tone of water, but with thickness retained are obvious by the disc interspace of L3-L4”? is something serious in a 37 years old man?
Get an explanation: A most important part of any trest or imagry is to provide a clear explanation and treatment recommendations. Only the Dr who ordered the MRI can help you know the next step. Don't worry until you've heard a Dx and prognosis. Call now so you can relax. Best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hmmm: The biggest key here to answer two questions. One...what are your symptoms and two.....do you have dynamic instability. Dynamic instability is abnormal motion of the bones that could pinch the nerves. People with subluxation are prone to this problem. The best way to detect this is to do flexion/extension films of the neck. That may help in determining if the finding is significant or not. ...Read more
Is there a difference between having a movable and non-moving breast lump at the age of 15 in terms of cancer?
Yes: Generally, a non-movable lump indicates inflammation around it. That means that the body's immune system has recognized it as "foreign." any lump of concern to you, moveable or not, should be checked out by your doctor. Sometimes, it's only normal anatomy that you're feeling. Btw, congratulations for doing self breast examination. If you don't know what that is, discuss it with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Normal tissue: Thelarche is the term used for the emergence of breast tissue in the beginning stages of puberty. A spongy bit of true breast tissue is located directly under the nipple on one or both sides. It can be tender to touch & one side may emerge weeks before the other.Your pcp can confirm this process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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