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Round Face And Short Neck
My son is 3 years old and today he has loads if pin prick purple spots all round face neck and chest and on ears?
Depends: If he has been coughing or vomited recently and every spot is above the nipple line, these spots could be benign coughing peteciae. This you can monitor at home .If not and or any spots extend below the nipple line, it could be something more worrisome.If you are not sure, a visit would help rule out any other issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The length of ones: Neck does not determine if a person is obese or not. ...Read more
Clothing: Talk to clothing consultant in one of the higher end stores. You may get good information simply off the internet. ...Read more
What to do if I have a really short neck and it's been bothering me for a while. Is there any way to lengthen it?
No: there is really no way to "lengthen" the neck in a skeletally mature adult. Even when we use traction, the minimal lengthening of the neck that occurs is not long standing. If you are having a lot of pain with it, the bigger question is to more precisely determine where the pain is coming form, as having a short neck is not in and of itself usually associated with pain. consider being seen. ...Read more
No: Medicine can't change this. I doubt surgery could correct this, and even if it could, it might be much more of an undertaking then you want! ...Read more
I am 4'7 and i was born with scoliosis. Does having scoliosis have anything to do with me being short and having a short neck?
Possibly: There are some cases of scoliosis that are associated with other musculoskeletal disorders. Klippel-feil syndrome, for example, is a condition in which patients have a partially fused, short neck and 60percent of them also have an associated scoliosis. Consider being seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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