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What Causes Thin People To Get The Turkey Neck
Sagging muscle edges: This usually refers to the central edges of the platysma muscles, very thin muscles in the neck just below the skin surface that basically have no function. You can tense these by showing your bottom front teeth. With aging, the muscles stretch and relax and their inner borders become prominent, appearing as two parallel lines at the front of the neck. There are many operative approaches to this. ...Read more
How to get rid of knots in scalp and neck muscles? And can they give you a feeling of eye strain ?
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation because this could be several diseases. ...Read more
Bags under my eyes. Is it from lack of sleep? Stress? Diet? What causes them ?And what can I do to get rid of them permanently (naturally of course).
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more
How can a neurologist find the exact muscles that are causing my head to turn to the right because of cervical dystonia , ?
What is the best way to determine a torn muscle in chest/waist area? Can the torn muscles cause other problems esp to spine? Why can't i sweat normally
Yeyes: Yes torn muscles can cause problems with spine. Everyone is born with sweat glands that function differently. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
What is inflammation and how can I get rid of it? Seem to get in left knee and elbow doctor said some people get it more often. Why me?
Different kinds: Some joint pains are due to over use or injury such as tendonitis. These problems can usually be treated with rest, ice, splinting, and or over the counter medications such as Acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Other types of inflammation are more serious and should be checked by a doctor if they last a long time or have swelling. ...Read more
Doctors , can drinking a lot of water cause wet brain syndrome ? And what are the causes ? Also what ages are likely to get get ? Thank you .
Incorrect: Wet brain syndrome is a brain disease that is caused by thiamine ( vitamin b1) deficiency, seen most often in alcoholics with poor nutrition, leading to this vitamin deficiency. Too much water intake can cause a different brain dysfunction caused by diluting the sodium concentration in the blood, leading to confusion, coma, and death( in severe cases). ...Read more
What is cubital tunnel syndrome? Please can I have some statistics on the age range and how many people out of 100 will get it? Is it hard to treat?
Ulnar nerve: The cubical tunnel transmits the ulnar nerve along the inside of the elbow. If the tunnel becomes too tight, the ulnar nerve can become compressed and cause elbow pain as well as numbness and/or pain running into the fourth and fifth fingers of the hand. Frequency increases with age. Mild cases can be treated by reducing pressure and flex ion at elbow; surgery for severe cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have protruding veins that start at the temple area and go down through my eyelid. What is the cause and how to get rid of them. ?
Prominent face veins: This is normal anatomy of your vasculature. As we age, skin becomes thinner and veins more visible. If there is high pressure or impediment to proper drainage, vein can become dilated & prominent . If there is tenderness, try NSAIDs and see your doctor. Spider veins can be treated with LASERs but not large veins, especially close to eyes. ...Read more
Head injury: Although there are a # of types of head injuries - concussion is frequent. A concussion could occur with or without loss of conciousness. Symptoms of a concussion can include: headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, blurred problems with short term memory & dizziness. Please be evaluated if you have sustained a head injury with loss of consciousness. ...Read more
Can trigmenial tightness in face cause skin to look slightly abnormal? Like a bit more puffier? What's the best medication to get rid of inflammation?
Can be painful!: Not sure what trigeminal "tightness" is. Trigeminal neuralgia is pain associated with the trigeminal nerve & is usually experienced as burning, sharp pain in the cheek, forehead, temples & jaw, pain around eyes, aching teeth, ear aches & feeling of fullness in sinuses.Puffiness is not usually described. Anti-inflammatories are not particularly helpful. Neurontin, Lyrica, (pregabalin) Cymbalta have been used. ...Read more
Posture: Neck pain is often caused by poor posture or ergonomics, and may respond to physical therapy for strengthening, stretching and postural correction. You're benefit from seeing a rehabilitation medicine doctor, they can determine if the cause is more serious like a disc or joint problem, and even do an injection which can help relieve pain for the right individual. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Unsure what you mean: Nail growth certainly slows some with aging, but they should not be disappearing. Nails can be a sign of many conditions including vitamin deficiency, anemia, diabetes, as well as, disease of the heart, lung, kidney, or liver. Bottom line is that disappearing nails are not normal aging, and if you have noticed changes recently seeking medical advice n person would be a good idea. ...Read more
Hyperthyroidism: You correct the inability to focus by lowering your thyroid level back into the normal range. You can't focus with hyperthyroidism because 1) you are tired all the time, 2) you might not sleep well with hyperthyroidism so you are tired all the time, 3) your mind is too active so you have too many thoughts going on at the same time...It's similar to taking a high amount of caffeine... ...Read more
Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be neck ; facial fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Plastic surgery can be used to remove fat from specific body locations. ...Read more
What causes ice pick headaches? How do you get rid of it? Is it chronic? Long term? Short term? Deadly? Where in the brain causes ice pick headaches?!
Can you tell me if the body can rid of a lot of certain germs and other stuff like the common cold, why can't it get rid of other stuff?
Immune system: The body possesses an immune system that consists of cells that can eradicate most viruses as the common cold and even certain bacteria. However, your question is so non-specific when you say "other stuff"that we cannot address that. Let us know what you mean by other stuff. ...Read more
See a doctor: The answer to your question could fill a good textbook, and the answer to getting rid of it depends upon the cause. See a good doctor and find out what is wrong. ...Read more
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