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What are the long term consequences of a shattered pelvis?

What are the long term consequences of a shattered pelvis?

Depends: Ive seen people return to completely normal lives, others have chronic pain. People who dont give up and keep pushing to get stronger, usually do better. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of having a tracheotomy?

What are the long term effects of having a tracheotomy?

Taking care of it: The long term effects are just related to caring for it making sure it remains clean, open and free from infection. There is always a risk of bleeding and once removed ( if possible) scarring and narrowing of the airway. Crusting can sometimes be of concern requiring irrigations and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the long term consequences of thumb-sucking?

What are the long term consequences of thumb-sucking?

Many: Grinding your teeth can result in headaches, earaches, damage to your teeth and enamel causing erosion of the teeth and sensitivity, increased risk of cavities, and loose teeth. If you grind your teeth, see your dentist to get fitted for a mouth guard. ...Read more

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What are the long term consequences of osgood-schlatter's?

What are the long term consequences of osgood-schlatter's?

Usually none: Most children outgrow osgood-schlatter disease as soon as their growth plates fuse. For boys this is around 16 years of age and girls about 14. Sometimes there can be a painful ossicle remaining behind which may need to be excised. This is rare. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of a repaired pda?

What are the long term effects of a repaired pda?

Pda repair: If repaired during early childhood, should have no consequences. Repaired late, there may be underlying pulmonary hypertension. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of long term drinking?

What are the consequences of long term drinking?

Too many: 400 characters will not fit the possible consequences of chronic alcoholism. In brief, it may cause social problems, different accidents, suicide attempts, mva if driving under influence, fights, family and work related issues; financial problems, liver cirrhosis; gastric ulcers, heart failure and many many more. Plus, those who drink usually abuse other things such as IV drugs, benzodiazepines. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of having stress fractures?

What are the long term effects of having stress fractures?

Depends: It depends on the bone and how much weight it has to bear. Those in bone that carry much load may break all the way through and deform, with increased pain, deformity, and other problems. Others may heal with bone or scar and do fairly well. Have an orthopaedist advise you on your particular situation. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of staying in a wheelchair too long?

What are the consequences of staying in a wheelchair too long?

Many: It would depend on why you are in a wheelchair, what your overall health is and your nutritional status. Being in a wheelchair is goin to cause muscle not used to become weaker and weaker. You may begin to experience breakdown of skin and underlying tissues. You may develop pressure ulcers, pressure neuropathy and general debility. Be as active as your can and keep in touch with your pcp. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of a fundoplication?

What are the long term effects of a fundoplication?

Control reflux!: A properly performed nissen fundoplication will stop your gastroesophageal reflux, getting rid of your heartburn. Some patients have difficulty belching or vomiting; some also have some difficulty swallowing solid foods such as meat, bread, and rice. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of having cancer as a baby?

What are the long term effects of having cancer as a baby?

Depends: The long term effects of having cancer as a baby are dependent upon what type of treatment was rendered. Surgery- on what organs, if any. Radiation- on what organs. Chemotherapy- what drugs and how long. Each modality of treatment carries with it its own unique set of both short and long term side effects and risks. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of radiation therapy on a bone?

What are the long term effects of radiation therapy on a bone?

Supress functions : Bone marrow has many important roles including production of blood cells responsible for immunity, in other blood products. Radiation can suppress normal bone marrow function. It can scar bone marrow. Bone can lose some of its flexibility / tensile strength, so it may fracture easier. Depending on the dose, radiation field, vascularity, there is an a rare but possible complication of necrosis. ...Read more

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What are the long term consequences of botox?

What are the long term consequences of botox?

Safety of Botox: There have not been long term side effects reported after Botox adminsration. Short term side effects have gone away including headache, bruising etc. ...Read more

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What are some of the long term effects of being a preterm baby?

What are some of the long term effects of being a preterm baby?

See below: Bronchopulomary dysplasia- premature lung development delayed growth and development mental or physical disability or delay retinopathy of prematurity with possible vision loss. ...Read more

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What are the long term implications of a traumatic femoral artery injury?

What are the long term implications of a traumatic femoral artery injury?

Few if repaired well: Depending on the repair used to treat a traumatic femoral artery injury, long term issues are related to the repair itself and its "patency, " or how long it'll stay open before closing off. Any repair to the blood vessels is subject to scar tissue formation or accumulation of plaque that will cause narrowing. Regular follow up with a vascular surgeon is essential to prevent complete blockages. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of being an alcoholic?

What are the long term effects of being an alcoholic?

Bad: The worst is the damage you will sustain to your brain; hard to measure scientifically but reflected as personality changes that will make you far harder for most good people to like. You have 1 chance in 3 of ruining your liver, which is a wretched way to die, but this & the rest are nothing compared with the loss of enjoyment of most of the other wonderful things life has to offer. You can stop. ...Read more

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What is the long term consequences of having an extreme form of mono at the age of 12?

What is the long term consequences of having an extreme form of mono at the age of 12?

Very little: Although not knowing what you mean by an extreme form of mono, once having recovered from this it is not likely to create long=term issues. ...Read more

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I have heard of the risks of long term untreated chlamydia causing other health complications, but what are they? I have heard of the risks of long term untreated chlamydia causing other health complications..Whats considered long term and what are the mo

I have heard of the risks of long term untreated chlamydia causing other health complications, but what are they? I have heard of the risks of long term untreated chlamydia causing other health complications..Whats considered long term and what are the mo

Women : Women can have very serious complications from untreated chlamydia - the most common of which is pelvic inflammatory disease (pid). Pid is when the infection spreads into the uterus and fallopian tubes which can lead to infertility, chronic pelvic pain and an increased risk for ectopic pregnancies which can be fatal. Even though pid can be treated with antibiotics, the complications are permanent. The inflammation caused by chlamydia also increases your chance of contracting HIV if exposed to it. Men rarely have complications from chlamydia, but it can spread to the testes and cause infertility. There is also a rare syndrome caused by chlamydia called reiter's syndrome which involves inflammation and pain in the joints, urethra and eyes. For more information on chlamydia, see the website i attached below. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a hairline fracture with no other complications causing long term cognitive problems?Www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/17215737

What are the chances of a hairline fracture with no other complications causing long term cognitive problems?Www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/17215737

Incomplete: Hairline fracture of what? Bone fractures without injury to underlying structures are simply fractures that heal without complications. Even fractures of the skull without damage to the brain shouldn't cause neurologic damage. If you can re-post with more specific information a n=more specific answer could be offered. ...Read more