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Scarring After Scoliosis Surgery
Hi, i did my surgery for scoliosis at 2004, it was successful.I love doing handstand, it hurts the scar on my right side.Is it fine if i keep doing it?
Let me explain: If the surgeon told you the hardware okay, I do not think you will problems. ...Read more
Dear Doctor. I have my scoliosis surgery late 2009. There is a long scar on my back. It was nothing and fine. However, it grew up the tissue.
Keloid???: are you forming a keloid? if you are a trip to a plastic surgeon will help you. there is different ways to minimize the scar. see a plastic surgeon ...Read more
Can surgery be used to treat congenital scoliosis in children? My child was born with congenital scoliosis. Can she have surgery to correct it, or does she have to wait until she's an adult?
Talk to MD: You have to find out wether the scoliosis is affecting the child. In severe cases scoliosis can cause pain and interfere with breathing. In minor cases it is detectable on examination, but is not interfering with the patient's lifestyle. If it is the latter case you may not need surgery at all. Talk to your md about options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
16 y/o female. I recently had surgery for scoliosis. For the past few days I have had a pain around my right ribs. Hurts more when I lay down. ?
In scoliosis surg-: -it involves correcting the curve as well as correcting rotational deformity as well. The process involves changes in rib orientation 2 each other, some stretched apart, some R compressed in relationship 2 the adjacent ones. So it would seem ok, as long as it was not of sudden onset. I would let Ur surgeon kno about this. ...Read more
Curve size : There are multiple considerations and I would not hesitate to be seen. That being said, and purely from a structural perspective, curves less than 45 degrees do not progress in adulthood and in general do not cause problems; where as curves over 45 degrees continue to progress and surgery is recommended. ...Read more
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