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Individual variation: Each person is different, but some themes recur. Many fear becoming ill or otherwise unable to take care of themselves; personal independence is a highly valued quality. Some fear loss of physical attractiveness, strength, and desireablity. Even the beatles sang: "will you still need me, will you still feed me, when i'm 64?" people want to be loved and cared for, no matter what their age. ...Read more
Pain bilateral middle knuckles in middle fingers, middle toe, bilateral hips. Rheum factor just out of range 20.2. Ana negative. Age 35 female. Ra?
Middle finger curbs at the upper phalanx towards the little finger.46 years old male.Psoriasis.Hay fever.
Depends on variables: Skeletal maturity determines the duration of linear growth. If the bone maturity is ahead of a persons age, they finish growing sooner. An x-ray of your wrist and hand can be analysed for open growth centers. If they are closed you are finished growing taller.Most males are done at 17-18, a few with delayed bone maturity continue to grow slightly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age is in mid thirties. Could having chiropractic treatments cause an adult my age to grow taller like by lengthening the spine?
Why does osteoarthritis develops simultaneously in spine (moderate), hands, hip and jaw (in the last year) - 38 year old woman spine osteoartitis developed at the age of 35, foot - age of 32
Unusual. : This is very unusual in someone of your age. Osteoarthritis is what we call the arthritis of old age. You are very young to have this type of arthritis affecting your entire body. You need to see a rheumatologist for an evaluation to make sure you do not have another form of arthritis. There are many type of arthritis that affect the young. Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Up to you!: The term "middle age" isn't in my opinion, a medical term with a clear definition of a start and end point. I think traditional medical age related associations don't really hold true as often. We are seeing young patients with diseases of older people, and we have older patients with bodies, health and attitudes of much younger patients. You are as young as you want to be ;-). ...Read more
No: Your body produces 32 permanent teeth. Some may be congenitally missing, some people have extra (supernumerary) teeth. But generally if a permanent tooth is lost there is no replacement. See your Dentist for a clinical and x-ray examination to determine exactly what's going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The answer would really depend on your type of glaucoma. The most common 'open angle glaucoma' typically occurs later in life. However, other types, such as narrow angle glaucoma can occur much earlier. Lastly, if you are very near-sighted, it is possible that your near-sightedness is causing damage to the optic nerve, mimicking glaucoma, and does not really need to be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer