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What Causes The Easy Bruising Seen In Many People Over The Age Of 60
What are some of the symptoms of hip arthritis due to congenital asymmetrical abnormalities in young adult athletes?
Pain to your hip: Would be the obvious one.Get a more detailed answer ›
Poor health: The expected lifespan of a ds patient born today exceeds 60 years if they have access to the basic medical care & dietary resources of average individuals. They do have higher risks for a variety of health issues involving their glands (thyroid, diabetes) their bones (scoliosis, joint pain & weakness) and the impact of obesity is much worse for their overall health. ...Read more
What generally are the causes of knee pain in the age range of 47 to 49 in women and what preventive measures we can take to reduce or treat that pain?
What are the screening tests to be done in males beyond 40 years of age? What are the ones in females? Any app for the same?
Just saw stats on the Internet that a small percentage of people grow in height until age 40. What would cause that to occur in those individuals?
Untrue: Don't believe everything on the internet. Boys are generally 'done' growing @ age 19-20, and girls by 15-17. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on what is causing the pain. See your doctor to have an evaluation. ...Read more
What are the likely causes of severe bone deterioration in only the ribcage area of a 23yr old female with no previous illness?
Lesion: Very concerning. Would get evaluated immediately. Must r/o bone lesion. ...Read more
GERD, postnasal drip: Gastroesophageal reflux, in which stomach contents can jump up into the throat, can cause recurrent throat irritation. Postnasal drip, such as from allergies, can also cause repeated throat irritation. Smokers and people who drink substantial amounts of alcohol are at higher risk for throat cancer than those who do not. Unexplained symptoms that persist despite treatment warrant evaluation. ...Read more
An online website says that back pain is a major symptom of cancer. Some adults over the age of 55 have some degree of pain. Do they all have cancer?
No: Often there are a constellation of symptoms present for particular medical conditions. ...Read more
Humming/buzzing sensation deep in the hip joint? This is new... Can there be one cause for similar feelings in many places at dif times?
What are the autoimmune disease that causes baldness spots at the age of 29?what are the other symptoms needed to rule out the causes?
Bald spots: The most common condition is alopecia areata which has an autoimmune component. Interestingly, celiac disease can be connected to this disorder. Gluten sensitivity has increased 4 fold over the last 50 years and can manifest in a lot of ways. Try a gluten free diet for 3 months and it may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need clarify: There may be different reasons, but we need to know what joints, what makes it better, what makes it worse. Do you note it with specific activity. Are you able to play certain sports and not others? Do you joints swell? An evaluation is necessary to clarify your joint aches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neurofibroma: Usually inherited disease , some times called elephant man some times extensive. ...Read more
What would cause the sides of your face to itch out of no where when triggered by heat , occurring over years ?
Wondering what conditions can cause swelling of the blood vessels almost all over the body, especially eyes, arms, legs?
Swelling: I would need to know if you have any other symptoms but in any case swelling all over warrants a trip to your doctor soon. ...Read more
Vague question: Brain tumors are separated into neural or meningeal in general. Meningiomas have not really increased. There are many different subtypes of brain cancer--and over the past decades the ability to recognize different types has improved. So, a name given to a tumor 40 years ago, now may encompass 6-8 different tumors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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