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How common are tendontis and tendon problems with cipro (ciprofloxacin) in person in mid-40s?

How common are tendontis and tendon problems with cipro (ciprofloxacin) in person in mid-40s?

Occasional: Tendon symptoms are uncommon while on these medications. The exact incidence is not known . Tendon rupture due to quinolones is estimated to occur in 3 per 100, 000 patients. ...Read more

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Tendinitis (Definition)

The inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more


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Can juvenile arthritis in children cause CKD in adulthood?

Can juvenile arthritis in children cause CKD in adulthood?

No: You need to look for another cause of your chronic kidney disease (I'm going to assume that is what CKD means). Remember that nowadays, with the fad for subscientific estimates of renal function, many athletic men are overdiagnosed just because their muscles produce extra creatinine. Painkillers for JRA can also impair kidney function, usually reversibly. Insist on a real diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is plantar fasciitis common in young adults and teens?

Is plantar fasciitis common in young adults and teens?

Can be: It does not discriminate based on age. Though more common in 30's and up then teens. ...Read more

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Long-term joint pain in teenagers - rheumatoid arthritis or some sort of infection?

Long-term joint pain in teenagers - rheumatoid arthritis or some sort of infection?

Need evaluation: Could be either, only a rheumatologist can tell the difference. You need to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Please describe the most common sport injury in children?

Please describe the most common sport injury in children?

Teeth: Injuries to teeth is a common sport injury in children and is the reason a mouth guard should be worn for any contact sport. In most cases a custom made mouth guard by a dentist is better than boil and bite ones. ...Read more

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Why are epiphyseal injuries common in children's sports?

Why are epiphyseal injuries common in children's sports?

Epiphyseal Injuries: These injuries are more common in children in sports because these areas are the weakest parts of bones and sporting activities have an increased risk of injury. This shouldn't prevent children from being active and participating in sports, but make parents, coaches and caregivers aware that any injury should be evaluated (sprains, strains, falls, hits, etc). ...Read more

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What are symptoms of pneumonia in adults in group homes?

What are symptoms of pneumonia in adults in group homes?

See below: Congested cough, generalized weakness, decreased appetite, fever, and change of personality. Not everyone gets same symptoms. The earlier you detect the better treatment respond this person gets. ...Read more

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Is carpal tunnel syndrome common in Young adults? I'm 19 and experiencing pain in the veins of my hands at night

Is carpal tunnel syndrome common in Young adults? I'm 19 and experiencing pain in the veins of my hands at night

Not terribly: No, carpal tunnel syndrome is not terribly common in young adults, but it is not unheard of either. Patients will usually have numbness into the 1-3 fingers in the hand. Pain in "your veins at night" is not real classic for it either. Consider seeing a hand specialist to discuss likely cause. Be cautious of jumping into getting a nerve test as there can be many incidental false positives. ...Read more

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Long-term joint pain in teen boys?

Long-term joint pain in teen boys?

Many causes: He should be evaluated for proper diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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How is tbi treated in older children like at the age of 6yrs old?

How is tbi treated in older children like at the age of 6yrs old?

TBI: Treatment of tbi is really based on the sequelae of the brain injury and focused on the problems whether they be speech, motor function, etc. ...Read more

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Does kleptomania occur more in children or in adults?

Does kleptomania occur more in children or in adults?

Adults: It is more common for children to take things, but the full blown diagnosis of kleptomania is more common in adults. ...Read more

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Easing pain in 19-year-old young adult with rheumatoid arthritis?

Easing pain in 19-year-old young adult with rheumatoid arthritis?

Control inflammation: The major way to control pain is to control the inflammation. Are you seeing a rheumatologist? ...Read more

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Can schizophrenia occur in a young child?

Can schizophrenia occur in a young child?

Yes, but rarely does: For reasons still poorly understood, schizophrenia is relatively rare until after puberty, but there are well-described cases in children as young as 4 years old. Aftter puberty, the risk rises, with the peak risk at 18-20. Research suggests this is related to major changes in brain architecture that occurs during puberty, but we still do not understand what causes the disorder. ...Read more

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What are the most common injuries seen in football players?

What are the most common injuries seen in football players?

Contusions.: Contusions, in other words, bumps and bruises are very common due to the contact involved in football. Sprains and strains to ligaments and muscles/tendons are very common as well. ...Read more

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Could arthritis be common in children under 15 years?

Could arthritis be common in children under 15 years?

Yes: It is so common to have some form of arthritis in children that there is a whole specialty devoted to it.Pediatric Rheumatology. ...Read more

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Depression in children common?

Depression in children common?

No But Not Rare: Depression in childhood, at least of a severity that requires treatment, is not common (maybe 3-5% of the population). At the same time, this becomes a pretty large numbr when you start looking at groups of children. Also, depression is much more common among certain groups of kids - those with chronic medical illness, or children who have been abused. ...Read more

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Please describe the most commonly fractured bone in children?

Please describe the most commonly fractured bone in children?

Radius: In my general orthopaedic practice, the fracture i see most commonly in children is the radius near the wrist which we call the distal (far end) radius. This is commonly considered to be a fractured wrist. ...Read more