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My son is 2 yo, had EBV last year. They did a full leukemia work up. Could he still develop lymphoma from it? He has swollen occiput node. Other sx's?

My son is 2 yo, had EBV last year. They did a full leukemia work up. Could he still develop lymphoma from it? He has swollen occiput node. Other sx's?

Why are you worried?: In parts of africa it is possible to develop burkittts lymphoma from ebv. It is not common and most children under age 5 will get ebv and be fine. I recommend seeing a chinese medicine practitioner to resolve the issue- chinese herbs in the hands of an experienced chinese medicine physician are powerful and can speed recovery and alleviate your worry.. Occiput nodes can swell from many minor issue. ...Read more

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Can staring at a computer cause tension in the back of head (occiput)? I have tension in back of head and dizziness. Normal CT. Massage not effective

Can staring at a computer cause tension in the back of head (occiput)? I have tension in back of head and dizziness. Normal CT. Massage not effective

Occipital neuralgia: The greater and lesser occipital nerves live in the back of the head on both sides. The lesser nerve runs towards your ear and the greater nerve runs to top of back of your head. These occipital nerves can be aggravated without any trauma. Tilting head back can cause dizziness if these nerves are aggravated. 7 days or oral steroid or 5 days of Toradol may knock out this irritation to these nerves. ...Read more

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What is transverse lie?

What is transverse lie?

Unstable position.: Fetuses tend to have longitudinal lies in pregnancy - be they cephalic or breech. Transverse lies are less common and involve the fetus with its spine axis perpendicular to the mother's spine axis (head to right or left, spine up or down). If persistent, transverse lies need cesarean section for delivery, unless external cephalic version [with epidural and terbutaline under real-time u/s] works. ...Read more

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What are the tests for transverse lie?

What are the tests for transverse lie?

Ultrasound.: Expert ultrasound can reliably detect transverse feta lie, which can be an indication for c-section at delivery. ...Read more

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What does the medical term "transverse process" mean?

What does the medical term "transverse process" mean?

Transverse process : The small bones on the sides of the spine that muscles attach to. You can google an anatomical drawing. ...Read more

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What happens if my baby does not move out of the transverse position?

What happens if my baby does not move out of the transverse position?

C-section: Unfortunately, a transverse position in pregnancy can be a dangerous situation. Once labor starts, typically the lowest part of the baby to enter the birth canal is the baby's shoulder. Hundreds of years ago, this situation would be fatal complication, because the baby could never fit through the birth canal...But today, a safe and timely c-section would prevent injury to both mom and baby. ...Read more

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How long do you need to be on crutches with broken transverse process?

How long do you need to be on crutches with broken transverse process?

Of spine?: Transverse process fracture of spine no crutches used bedrest and slow mobilization unless. You have other injury to leg. ...Read more

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Are there worrisome symptoms that can associated with a baby positioned in a transverse lie?

Are there worrisome symptoms that can associated with a baby positioned in a transverse lie?

TRANSVERSE LIE: Baby is in a floating position before term. Your OB usually can still change baby's position before delivery. Not sure what month they do it. Get assurance from your OB that everything will be alright. Good luck! ...Read more

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