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I have cervical rupture. Can i do exercises with dumb- bells, and if i am allowed to do , which exercises are they?

I have cervical rupture. Can i do exercises with dumb- bells, and if i am allowed to do , which exercises are they?

A Pain In The Neck: Ohhh,you better watch out!!! If you mean a herniated disk in your neck then anything like that should be done with the advice of your doctor and under the supervision of a physical therapist,at least at the beginning. And try and avoid straining if you can. Continue to breath during exertion, don't hold your breath; that could make it worse and, you don't want to become more of a pain in the neck! ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more


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What is the best non invasive?Option ?For cervical disc ruptures?

What is the best non invasive?Option ?For cervical disc ruptures?

No treatment: Time is the best healer as most resolve over time but other additional options include; activity modification, smoking cessation, medication like tylenol or anti inflammatories if no cobtraindications, cervical traction, a cervical collar usually worn backward, and local treatment like massage or heat. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if a ruptured cervical disc goes untreated?

Could you tell me what happens if a ruptured cervical disc goes untreated?

Mostly stable: Most of the time, over 90%, the acute phase of the disc problem resolves and a person can live normally. If there are severe neurological symptoms or disability evaluation and treatment may be more urgently wanted and needed. ...Read more

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Would a ruptured cyst cause pain below the right rib cage to the back and lots of clear cervical mucus?

Would a ruptured cyst cause pain below the right rib cage to the back and lots of clear cervical mucus?

Possible: The cervical mucus becomes profuse and egg white like at ovulation when the follicle cyst the egg has been growing in ruptures. If there is a small blood vessel in the area and some bleeding it can cause pain called Mittleschmertz but this is not usually in the right upper quadrant.The pain you describe sounds more like gallbladder problems. See you doctor to get it checked out. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had mono/mono twins at 30wks w/ cervical shortening/premature rupture. Was this due to multiples or am I at risk for preemie in another pregnancy?

I had mono/mono twins at 30wks w/ cervical shortening/premature rupture. Was this due to multiples or am I at risk for preemie in another pregnancy?

It depends: If you ever had a procedure on your cervix for abnormal pap you are at risk premature labor. Mononucleosis does not cause abnormal paps. Twin gestation also increases risk of premature labor ...Read more

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Halo headache upon moving my head certain ways with left ear lobe pain can it be from my c5-6 cervical disc rupture also bulges at c4-5 &c6-7?

Halo headache upon moving my head certain ways with left ear lobe pain can it be from my c5-6 cervical disc rupture also bulges at c4-5 &c6-7?

Yes: Yes in some people with cervical disc problems hedache can be due to it consult your doctor to find out if that is the case for you, and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Pregnant with triplet.Have history of preterm labor 29 weeks (twins) due to rupture membrane.Is it important to do cervical cerclage? (cervix is fine)

Pregnant with triplet.Have history of preterm labor 29 weeks (twins) due to rupture membrane.Is it important to do cervical cerclage? (cervix is fine)

Hmmmm. : Let's see. You had preterm labor at 29 weeks with twins and are pregnant with triplets? I'd go for cerclage given the risk of an incompetent cervix is present with 3 babies. I'm guessing you see a perinatologist? If that's what she/he is recommending, i'd sign up for it. Good luck. ...Read more

Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more