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Doctor insights on: Meatal Stenosis In Adults

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Can children have spinal stenosis or just adults?

Can children have spinal stenosis or just adults?

Yes: Both children and adults can suffer from spinal stenosis. In children, spinal stenosis is usually as a result of a congenital problem. In adults, the narrowing of the spinal canal often results from arthritis or instability of the spinal column.

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What should I do if I had pyloric stenosis as a baby now as an adult my stomach always hurts?

What should I do if I had pyloric stenosis as a baby now as an adult my stomach always hurts?

See your doctor: Having been operated on as a young baby for hypertrophic pyloric stenosis usually does not result in adult sequelae. If you are having significant abdominal or gastrointestinal problems, you should be evaluated by your primary care physician or an adult gastroenterologist.

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Are there adults who had pyloric stenosis as a baby and have related stomach problems as adults?

Are there adults who had pyloric stenosis as a baby and have related stomach problems as adults?

Rarely: Pyloric stenosis is a congenital gastric obstruction that occurrs between two to six weeks of life. Once it is fixed infants an resume eating a normal diet. Later problems in adulthood are uncommon. Would see a gastroenterologist for evaluation.

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Could meatal stenosis last forever?

Yes: It can be treated with surgery quit successfully

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L5 and s 1 stenosis. Is it a permanent condition?

Depends: Lumbar stenosis is typically does not resolve on its own. It usually from hypertrophied ligaments or bones. If, however, stenosis is secondary to a herniated disc, this may resolve on its own. Discs have a fluid-like component which can dessicate over time, and as the disc dries up it lifts pressure off the nerve roots.

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What is stenosis and how is it treated?

Non specific term: Stenosis just means a tightening & is generally used to describe a tubular structure. For any specific discussion of treatment we would first need a better description of what you mean, what the stenosis refers to. Please start over & submit a question with more background information. Questions are not linked.

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What is a rectal stenosis? What are the symptoms?

What is a rectal stenosis? What are the symptoms?

Try this link...: Anal stenosis, also known as an anal stricture, is the narrowing of the anal canal, located just before the anal sphincter. Read more at: http://www.ddc.musc. Edu/public/symptomsDiseases/diseases/colon/analStenosis. Html

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What is the definition or description of: stenosis?

Stenosis: Constriction or narrowing of something - duct, artery, passage way such as the outlet of the stomach into the small intestine (called pyloric stenosis).

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What causes spinol stenosis? Could it come from car accidents?

What causes spinol stenosis? Could it come from car accidents?

Many causes: There are many possible causes. It can be congenital from having a small spinal canal, it can be related to trauma, or it can just be degenerative from years of stress put on your back by day to day activities. Some of this can be determined by the appearance of the stenosis but some can't.

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What is stenosis and what will happen to the person who has it?

Abnormal narrowing: Stenosis is abnormal narrowing. But, "stenosis" tells us nothing about what is narrowing. After all, spinal stenosis is very different from coronary artery stenosis which is different from carotid stenosis which in turn is different from penile artery stenosis. However, last 3 arterial stenoses tend to lead to vascular events eg heart attack, stroke & erectile dysfunction while former causes pain.

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How do you treat lateral stenosis if you have had a failed laminectomny?

MANY OPTIONS: 1st q to ask: was the laminectomy appropriate tx of choice initially? Signific # of back pain pts are s/p laminectomy. Was laminectomy for stenosis or herniated disc & then u developed stenosis subsequently? Back surgeries r great if successful 1st surgery. If not, repeat surgery has very poor success rates. Natural options always better. Lose wt #1, if overwt. Then research the many other options.

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Chronic unylatoral kydney stenosis how long I have antil dialisis?

Chronic unylatoral kydney stenosis how long I have antil dialisis?

One kidney does fine: If only one of your kidney is affected and the other is fine, you may never need dialysis as long as it remains healthy. Many people donate one of their kidneys and do fine with just one. So, if you have medical problems such as diabetes, hypertension, or atherosclerosis etc. Make sure you get treatment and follow-up with doc regularly. Good luck to you.

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What is spine stenosis pain?

Back or Leg Pain: There are two types, one causes back pain and the other leg pain. Both seem to get worse with standing or walking. Don't assume you have spinal stenosis as other conditions can mimic it. See you doctor and get a firm diagnosis.

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What is mild central canal stenosis?

See below: Mild central canal stenosis is mild narrowing of the canal which contains the spinal cord. This canal is composed of different aspects of the vertebral bodies. Degenerative changes in the intervertebral discs or vertebral bodies themselves can cause narrowing of the canal. Mild stenosis is usually not symptomatic.

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Can an injury cause a subclavian stenosis?

Can an injury cause a subclavian stenosis?

Yes: Partial tear/contusion of surrounding tissue/ hematoma........Not impossible.

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What causes gastric stenosis and is it fixable?

What causes gastric stenosis and is it fixable?

Check out this link.: Take care! Http://www. Mdguidelines. Com/pyloric-stenosis-acquired-adult-hypertrophic.

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Why don't doctors intervene when there is a 70% stenosis?

Why don't doctors intervene when there is a 70% stenosis?

Not always curative: In patients with renal artery stenosis several factors are considered to determine if intervention is indicated. If the kidney is already scarred and small and BP is well controlled with 2-3 medications than angioplasty is not indicated even is stenosis is high grade ie 70 % or above.

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