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Is It Possible To Get Six Pack Abs With Pectus Excavatum
Yes: Excercise is excellent for patients with pectus excavatum. ...Read more
Wich part of body is better to train to get better view. I have pectus excavatum. Should I train abs or weight lifting?
Pectus excavatum can be surgically repaired, but surgery is usually reserved for people who have moderate to severe signs and symptoms. People who have mild signs and symptoms may be helped by physical therapy. Certain exercises can improve posture and increase the degree to which the chest can expand.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/pectus-excavatum/basics/treatment/con-20028599 ...Read more
I have a mild pectus excavatum but it is causing my shoulders, back, and abs to have intense pain please help its also causing breathing problems?
Look for real cause: Mild pectus excavatum should not cause pain in shoulders, back, and abdomen, nor should it cause breathing problems. Discuss with your doctor to search for other cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Yes: Pe often leads to poor posture that can lead to a sore back. ...Read more
Severity: First cat scan thorax to asses cardiac compression, extent of osseous cartilaginous spine deformity. Age is important, is not the same to repair when child versus an old person in the 40's. If the 40's person has been a smoker or has co morbidities that will change workup and procedure as well as risks and outcome. ...Read more
Cost: This is variable. Would contact the facility or provider to obtain more information about the anticipated cost. ...Read more
Depends: Google pectus repair or nuss procedure in singapore. Most large hospitals will also have a physician referral net work if you tell them your problem and what you are looking for. ...Read more
Yes: Not personally, but have over 30 patients that have had the nuss procedure. Most if not all are happy they had the procedure after about week three. ...Read more
I think I have pectus excavatum, was nvr diagnosed cuz it didn't develop til puberty. Would you recommend I get it checked out for official diagnosis?
Why bother?: Having a label will not change anything. This defect varies considerably & minor forms that would not appear until late, do not cause significant impairment. The drastic surgery required for reversing this would never be done on an adult & certainly not for mild forms. They may have noted it in your records or considered it too mild to even document. ...Read more
I have pectus excavatum and I was wondering if it is still possible to build up your Pecs and get them big with the condition?
Yes: A person can do the same exercises to build up chest muscles, regardless of whether or not he or she has pectus excavatum. Keep active, work out, and stay healthy. ...Read more
17 yr old wanting to know if pectus excavatum will get any worse? Am I able to prevent it from getting worse? I am 1.78m tall.
It won't: And you don't need to do anything, cosmetically it may be bothersome, surgical correction is indicated if it affects your breathing, and not an easy procedure, muscle building in that area may help cosmetically, wish you wellness, ...Read more
I have pectus excavatum and 3-4 fused ribs on my left side. I get unbearable pain to where it hurts to breath. Any ideas to what's going on?
Can you suggest how to get my 21 year old son seen by a doctor who might recommend the nuss procedure for pectus excavatum?
See plastic surgeon: Don't look for a specific procedure, but see an expert who can recommend a number of options that can best treat the exact type and severity of pectus excavatum your son has. He is an adult and he has a voice in this as well. Present options, not pressure, as this is almost always cosmetic rather than functional. See plastic surgeon at a major university or teaching hospital who has done many! ...Read more
Pectus excavatum 17 yr old about 1 inch deep. Do I need surgery, occasionally get breathless but I have anxiety too. Can it get worse as I get older?
Pectins excavatum: You could if for cosmetic reasons but an inch should not need it. See your physician about your "breathless " soon. ...Read more