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After sittin long, sharp pain felt at the part above the natal cleft. Started after fallin on the butt during ice skatin in Jan & is worsenin. Hlp pls

After sittin long, sharp pain felt at the part above the natal cleft. Started after fallin on the butt during ice skatin in Jan & is worsenin. Hlp pls

Cracked tailbone: Falling ion your butt on ice could have resulted in a fractured coccyx. Treatment would be unloading it to avoid pressure on the coccyx. But get a plain x-ray first ...Read more

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My masseuse pulled my leg to reposition my sacroiliac. I have a lot of low back and pain few inches above my intergluteal cleft. What did she do?

My masseuse pulled my leg to reposition my sacroiliac. I have a lot of low back and pain few inches above my intergluteal cleft. What did she do?

Injured you!: It is difficult to determine exactly what the injury was, but the pain indicates that the "repositioning" was not done correctly. Rest and applying ice to the painful area 15-20 minutes every couple hours, and taking Aleve (naproxen) or Advil should be helpful. Depending upon the level of pain and/or the time to recover you may need to see a physician. Bottom line: don't allow masseuse to make adjustments ...Read more

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The affected area of pus from intergluteal cleft to area of anus but doctor only done InD near anus..why they left the some part area that affected.

The affected area of pus from intergluteal cleft to area of anus but doctor only done InD  near anus..why they left the some part area that affected.

Talk to doctor : Your doctor is treating you for an abscess in your anal region. You may have chrons or ulcerative colitis. Your doctor only treated a part of the abscess and this may be to avoid incontinence. Talk to your doctor about why and what to expect ...Read more

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Cleft chin..Any yoga technique?

Cleft chin..Any yoga technique?

Cleft Chin: Filler injection is a very easy treatment for a cleft chin with little recovery. In the past, collagen injections were used, generally due to lack of better options. Currently, hyaluronic acid fillers (restylane, juvederm) and calcium hydroxylapatite (radiesse) offer better long term correction than collagen -3 months vs 6 months or more. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy anal cleft?

What causes an itchy anal cleft?

Yeast: Any area were skin meets skin tends to become moist. This can allow for our own natural surface bacteria and yeast to grow. Yeast often tend to overgrow and cause itching. I recommend keeping the area dry with powder like zeasorb (over the counter) which keeps yeast counts down. ...Read more

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What is a congenital renal cleft?

Not sure: There are a few congenital renal anomalies however haven't heard of a "renal cleft." ...Read more

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What is the best way to feed a new baby with a cleft?

What is the best way to feed a new baby with a cleft?

Special bottles: Babies with cleft palate, with or without cleft lip, have a difficult time generated a good, long suck because of the hole in the roof of the mouth. They swallow fine, it is just difficult to get the milk into their mouth. There are 3 major brands of cleft bottles that allow squeezing of the bottle to get the milk into the baby's mouth so they don't become exhausted trying to suck. ...Read more

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Will botox or collagen injections correct a cleft chin?

Will botox or collagen injections correct a cleft chin?

Perhaps: Cleft chin is caused by the adherence of the skin in the middle of the chin to the deeper tissues. Correction requires releasing these strong attachments and placing a graft of fat or muscle to add volume. Filling agents injected under the cleft might be of some value, however, the results will be limited if the strong deep attachments are not released. ...Read more

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I have a rathke cleft cyst, is this something to worry about?

I have a rathke cleft cyst, is this something to worry about?

Depends on symptoms: A rcc is a benign growth on the pituitary gland that is fluid-filled. Most are asymptomatic and are found incidentally on a ct or MRI of the brain. They are more common in females. Symptoms are commonly visual or headaches. Symptomatic cysts should usually be surgically drained with an expected good outcome. ...Read more