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Who typically is affected by poliomyelitis?

Who typically is affected by poliomyelitis?

Motor nerve cells: Polio virus affects the motor nerve cells of the spinal cord and brain stem. These cells are responsible for control of voluntary muscles causing paralysis. If the muscles of the chest wall are involved, the individual need mechanical assistance to breathe. ...Read more

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Who is typically affected by costochondritis?

Who is typically affected by costochondritis?

Women, more than 40: Women and people over age 40 are most commonly diagnosed with costochondritis. You may also be at a higher risk for this condition if you:
- participate in high-impact activities
- perform manual labor
- have allergies and are frequently exposed to irritants
Your risk increases if you have any of the following conditions:
- rheumatoid arthritis,
- ankylosing spondylitis
- Reiter’s syndrome ...Read more

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Who is typically affected by osteoarthritis?

Who is typically affected by osteoarthritis?

Women: Women are more commonly effected than men. The older the individual, the more likely that individual is to be effected.. ...Read more

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Who is typically affected by X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH)?

Who is typically affected by X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH)?

Hereditary: X-linked hypophosphatemia is hereditary and affects males and females equally. ...Read more

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Who is typically affected by jumper's heel?

Someone who: Jumps? I answer with a question mark as I am in practice twenty years now and have never heard this term before...maybe, I was absent that day in school? ...Read more

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Who is typically affected by optic nerve hypoplasia?

Who is typically affected by optic nerve hypoplasia?

Congenital defects: This rare condition is a congenital optic nerve defect; no particular types of people are affected more than the other. People with this condition are more likely to have pituitary problems. ...Read more

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Following Epstein-Barr virus, how long does it take for gammaglobulin levels to return to normal range? Are levels typically affected by EBV?

Following Epstein-Barr virus, how long does it take for gammaglobulin levels to return to normal range? Are levels typically affected by EBV?

Uncertain: Remember your Epstein- antibodies can be present for many years and1/2 life of gammaglobulins 21 days. In this setting it is going to be in your blood for a long duration of time. ...Read more

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What CELLS are TYPICALLY affected FIRST by a bacterial infection? Atrophy? Are my leydig's safe?

What CELLS are TYPICALLY affected FIRST by a bacterial infection? Atrophy? Are my leydig's safe?

See below: Bacterial infections may be local (tonsilitis, pneumonia) or systemic (septicemia). Leydig cells are at risk if you have a bacterial orchitis, but not by an infection elsewhere in the body, and would be an unusual site for the spread of bacterial infection from elsewhere in the body. ...Read more

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When aps is left unchecked, where does it typically strike? It has already affected my heart, where is the likely next target? I am on blood thinner.

When aps is left unchecked, where does it typically strike? It has already affected my heart, where is the likely next target? I am on blood thinner.

That is unknown: As you know, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome is characterized by abnormal blood clotting and can affect any area of the body. The key to treatment is aggressive anticoagulation. If you maintain good anticoagulation your chances of developing new clotting become much less. ...Read more

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Torn meniscus 7 months ago. Typically If I have surgery will I be allowed to walk on the affected leg right away? Have osteoarthritis also.

Torn meniscus 7 months ago. Typically If I have surgery will I be allowed to walk on the affected leg right away? Have osteoarthritis also.

No: Meniscal repairs in an osteoarthritic knee provide little or no long term benefit. You will likely need crutches for a short period if you do have the surgery. ...Read more

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How does an annular tear typically occur?

How does an annular tear typically occur?

Twisting: Movements, especially twisting cause microscopic tears in the collagen fibers (tiny structural elements like the fibers or threads of a fabric) of the annulus (part of the disk). The body has some ability to heal such tears, but there is a limit. When the amount of microscopic tears becomes large, the tears connect, causing a larger tear. Sometimes those tears are painful. ...Read more

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Where do repetitive stress injuries typically occur?

Where do repetitive stress injuries typically occur?

Depends on activity: This depends on the activity. Any activity that overuses or puts continued or repetive stress on a single body part or joint can get this. For example, tennis players can get these in the elbows and wrist, runners in the feet, legs, and knees. Factory workers or typists can get this in the wrist or hands. Boxers....Well, you get the point! ...Read more

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Why don't we restrict flights in/out of the areas/countries affected by Ebola?

Why don't we restrict flights in/out of the areas/countries affected by Ebola?

Ebola Virus: Not sure when you wrote in with this question. At one point - some European Airlines temporarily stopped flights to specific West African countries. In addition, there were a series of screens for people flying out of those countries. At this point there is better control and I don't know of any flight restrictions. Take care. ...Read more

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I've done terrible things in my life. I can't get over it. Is it affecting my mental health?

I've done terrible things in my life. I can't get over it. Is it affecting my mental health?

Long-term guilt: Long-term guilt about things we've done can surely affect all parts of life -- including mental health. Guilt can serve a useful purpose when it alerts us to having harmed others; we can make amends and change behavior so as not to repeat the hurt. It requires acknowledging & processing our actions & results inwardly -- perhaps outward apology too. Working with a therapist can help w/this. ...Read more

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Could a person's creativity get affected? I can't be creative like an average person? Can meditation help this?

Could a person's creativity get affected? I can't be creative like an average person? Can meditation help this?

It can be: By a number of ailments. It's important to review this with your physician, if you don't have an organic abnormality/problem with your body, there is an off chance that problems like ADHD could be at play. Remember, these types of diagnosis require an in depth evaluation by a care provider. But are you sure that you're not as creative as the average person, you may be underestimating yourself. ...Read more

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I can't stop thinking about death. I am so terrified of it. This is majorly affecting my life. What can I do to help this? I'm incredibly embarrassed.

I can't stop thinking about death. I am so terrified of it. This is majorly affecting my life. What can I do to help this? I'm incredibly embarrassed.

Death: At your age this should not be. Focus on other things - perhaps talk to your parents they may be able to help. If that fails then seek treatment with a psychologist. You have to understand that at some point every human has to die. ...Read more

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