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Is Brao A Permanent Condition
Is spondylosis reversible? Is it possible for a spondylosis diagnosis to be reversed with proper treatment or is the condition permanent?
Neuralgia: Treatment depends on the cause of the neuralgia. Consider seeing a neurologist to evaluate the underlying cause. If it is shingles, there are some medications which can significantly dampen the pain. If it is a spine lesion compressing that root, treatment will depend on the nature of the lesion. ...Read more
What is chondromalacia? Is there a cure or is this condition permanent? If permanent, what is the degree of disability? Stand/walk, resting no help.
Stage of arthritis: Chondromalacia is just a fancy name for arthritic change. It implies cartilage disease or wear. You can have varying degrees of thinning of the cartilage (1-4) all the way down to bare bone. Like the tread on your tires once gone its gone. Can slow the process by keeping the weight down and avoiding pounding activities like running. Cant reverse genetics. See your a good knee guy to talk mor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: It is idiopathic osteonecrosis of the bone in the knee , mostly in females and mostly in the medial femoral condyle, it is localizes and is accompanies by femoral condyle edema or swelling in the bone. Studies HAV shown it to respond to good sizes doses of vit d orally and reduced weigh bearing until the arera quiets down. Not a fracture issue, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You need to : Determine what is causing the metatarsalgia. Is it a tight achilles tendon, is it hammer toes causing retrograde buckling on the metatarsal heads? Is it a neuroma or 2 causing the pain. Orthotics happen to work well and can be tried prior to considering a surgical procedure. ...Read more
Yes.: There are many medical conditions that can cause temporary blindness. These can include blockage of the arteries in the eyes, or strokes in the area of the brain that interpret vision (the occipital lobes). It is also possible for temporary blindness to be caused by psychological conditions, such as severe stress (functional blindness). ...Read more
Sometimes: For most patients sinusitis can be a self limited event treated well by medication, allergy control, and surgery. Other patients may have sinusitis for a very long time. Sinus surgery and aggressive allergy control will help limit the severity, duration, and frequency of sinusitis, but they may truly have chronic sinus disease. ...Read more
Scaly Skin: Scaly skin is a common symptom of dry skin and can occur anywhere on the body, although it is most common on the lower legs, arms and thighs. While scaly skin can be caused by a variety of conditions, most scaly skin will result from natural processes or environments, such as normal aging or cold, dry environments. See your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Blocked Vision: Upper blepharoplasty removes excess skin from the upper eyelids, so if your vision is blocked by excess upper eyelid skin, upper blepharoplasty may be indicated. Lower blepharoplasty removes bags and tightens the lower eyelid. If you lower eyelid is pulled away from your eye like a hound dog's, lower blepharoplasty can help protect your eye. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers