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Is bursitis a permanent condition?

Is bursitis a permanent condition?

No: Bursitis is usually the result of overuse, injury, or improper mechanics. You can usually improve bursitis with a short course of medication, physical therapy, and ice. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Bursitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between ...Read more


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Is depression a permanent condition?

Is depression a permanent condition?

No: Depression is treatable. Anyone with depression should be encouraged to seek professional help as soon as it is recognized. The earlier the better and the easier to treat. ...Read more

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Is hand eczema a permanent condition?

Is hand eczema a permanent condition?

Not always: If you have hand eczema due to exposure to irritants (dishwater, chemicals, etc) then avoidance of those will resolve your eczema. Cold weather, frequent handwashing, incomplete drying can aggrevate eczema. Sometimes 'eczema' is actually an infection. There are many products available otc as well as prescription. If your dr. Can't help, ask for derm referral. ...Read more

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How is dystolic dysfunction treated and is it a permanent condition?

How is dystolic dysfunction treated and is it a permanent condition?

It is treated with: medications to improve the compliance of the heart. Drugs like beta blockers and calcium blockers can be effective. Symptoms of heart failure due to diastolic dysfunction are treated with diuretics. At your age it would be considered irreversible. ...Read more

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Is sonk a condition for a pathological fracture?

Is  sonk a condition  for a pathological fracture?

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 more

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Is lateral discoid meniscus definitely a condition that could existed at birth or within 1 year of birth. Is this a developmental condition?

Is lateral discoid meniscus definitely a condition that could existed at birth or within 1 year of birth. Is this a developmental condition?

Yes: No one is really sure what causes a discoid meniscus. Some doctors think that because there is an abnormal ligament attachment, the meniscus stretches out while a child is developing (after birth) and a discoid meniscus forms. ...Read more

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Is hypertension a permanent thing?

Is hypertension a permanent thing?

Yes or no !!: If you have developed HTN due to obesity or bad food choices it can be reversible if it is genetic then less likely that it can be reversed. ...Read more

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Is chronic bronchitis a permanent condition?

Is chronic bronchitis a permanent condition?

Yes...: Chronic bronchitis is a form of copd, typically caused by smoking. It is a slowly progressive, incurable disease so , once diagnosed, it is permanent. The way to prevent it is to avoid smoking or quit now if your are smoking. Once diagnosed, smoking cessation will slow disease progression but the disease is incurable. Smoking cessation also decreases the risk of lung cancer and other cancers, too. ...Read more

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Is there a permanent solution for intercostal neuralgia?

Is there a permanent solution for intercostal neuralgia?

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

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Is sinusitis a permanent health condition ?

Is sinusitis a permanent health condition ?

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

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Is there a surgery that can correct a chronic quadratus lumborum?

Is there a surgery that can correct a chronic quadratus lumborum?

Quadratus Lumbarum: Quadratus lumbarum is a muscle that connects the pelvis to the spine. It may get inflamed and cause pain. However, there is no surgery for it, since it's an important structural muscle that helps with lumbar extension. If you are having back pain, that does not respond to conservative care (physical therapy, chiropractic, etc.), then you should consider an MRI and seeing your spine specialist. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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What is a transient ischemic attack and how serious a condition is it?

What is a transient ischemic attack and how serious a condition is it?

Very: Having a TIA is serious in that your risk of stroke is increased. You should see a doctor and work on reducing risk of any further symptoms. ...Read more

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Is tilted pelvis due to a sciatica temporary or permanent condition?

Is tilted pelvis due to a sciatica temporary or permanent condition?

Lots of Reasons: There are so many things going on. Your ligaments can stretch quite a bit especially in the pelvis resulting in pain. Also the pelvis position can place stress on your spine resulting in bulging discs or even herniated disks causing the sciatica pain. Recommend seeing a pelvic floor specialized therapist that can guide you through this. Also recommend seeing a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Is chondromalacia patellae a serious condition?

Is chondromalacia patellae a serious condition?

Very common prob: Chondromalacia patella is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running causes high forces in this portion of the joint. So does arising from a chair, going up/down stairs. Treatment consists of activity modification, ice, anti-inflammatory meds and therapy aimed at flexibility and strengthening, especially of your core. Not serious problem. ...Read more

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Is lumbar radiculopathy a permanent illness?

Is lumbar radiculopathy a permanent illness?

Consult your doctor: I suggest that you see your physician about the specifics of your condition. ...Read more

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How is patella-femoral syndrome caused? Is it the result of an injury or is it natural?

How is patella-femoral syndrome caused? Is it the result of an injury or is it natural?

Patellar maltracking: While it can be related to injury or overuse (runner's knee), it is more likely due to structural vulnerabilities such as muscle imbalance or "maltracking". This happens more commonly in women. ...Read more