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Finally got my diagnosis. I have an injury to LTN with paralysis of Serratus anterior muscle. It has been nearly 3 yrs. Is it possible to recover?

Finally got my diagnosis.  I have an injury to  LTN with paralysis of Serratus anterior muscle.  It has been nearly 3 yrs.  Is it possible to recover?

Not likely at this time: Though peripheral nerve injuries can recover, generally if there is not an improvement after a period of 12 to 18 months, the likelihood of recovery is poor. ...Read more

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What is anterior osteophytosis?

Bone spurs: Anterior implies "situated in front of the body" osteophytosis implies bone spurs. So it is just one of those terminologies that can be used when describing findings on a spine xray for example either a cervical spine or lumbar spine xray, when there are bone spurs notices in the front of your spine, typically common at the disc space and endplate level. These are just part of degenerative disc. ...Read more

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Pain in the front of my shoulder?

Pain in the front of my shoulder?

Tendinitis: In a 17 years old the pain in front of the shoulder isist likely yo bd tendinitis. It is treated with anti inflammatory meds and physical therapy. See your PCP of a physical therapist. ...Read more

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What does anterior adenomyosis mean?

What does anterior adenomyosis mean?

Describes postion: Adenomyosis is a condition where the endometrial glands, the lining of the uterus, have grown into the muscle of the uterus. This will casue significant menstrual cramps and heavy bleeding during your period. Anterior is referring to where it is located, on the top portion of the uterus. ...Read more

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What if I smoke in front of my 2-year-old?

What if I smoke in front of my 2-year-old?

Quit: If you smoke, set a quit date and stop. Ask your healthcare provider for help in quitting. If you cannot quit, do not smoke in the house or near children. ...Read more

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When anterior fontanelle should be closed?

When anterior fontanelle should be closed?

Range: The anterior fontanelle can close as early as four months or as late as 20 months; most close within 7 to 19 months. ...Read more

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What if I smoke in front of my 2-month-old?

What if I smoke in front of my 2-month-old?

Hard to say: It cannot be good for them, but we cannot quantify how bad from a practical standpoint. It is probably worse than with an adult. ...Read more

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What if I smoke in front of my 6-month-old?

What if I smoke in front of my 6-month-old?

Quit: If you smoke, set a quit date and stop. Ask your healthcare provider for help in quitting. If you cannot quit, do not smoke in the house or near children. ...Read more

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