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What Common Complications Are Associated With Spondylolysis
Idiopathic scoliosis: Idiopathic (spontaneous without a cause) scoliosis is not a painful condition. Back pain in scoliosis is similar to that of people with a straight spine unless lumbar curves exceed 30-50 degrees and thoracic curves exceed 50-70 degrees. Curve progression occurs with aging by about .5 degree per year. It is not likely to "compress organs" or cause breathing, heart or neurologic probs unless severe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too many to list: This format is totally inadequate to try to even summarize all of the possibilities. You need to try to narrow the focus of your question. ...Read more
C/S delivery/premi's: Few sets of triplets get past 36 weeks and essentially all are delivered c section. Beyond that, all the problems related to premature birth, premi lung disease, low blood sugar, etc. All should pre-plan delivery and have a plan for neonatal care should some or all of the problems arise. ...Read more
Depends !: Mild viral meningitis may be a short illness, bacterial meningitis is fatal in a few days if untreated we also have fungal and tuberculous forms the complications depend on the age of the patient , the severity of the illness and the speed of diagnosis and treatment mild to severe neurological deficits can occur. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Since you have : multiple questions about Chiari malformation, I assume Type 1, Here are 2 very useful links: www.conquerchiari.org/education/chiari-faqs.html & www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/chiari/detail_chiari.htm. Both sites give information & resources. Kids in my practice who have had decompression by microsurgical endoscopic surgery performed by skilled pediatric neurosurgeons have been home 2 days post-op. ...Read more
Yes: A common cold triggers mild inflamation and drainage thru affected areas of the head & respiratory tract. Most infants and todlers will do fine and the symptoms pass. The extra drainage provides a bounty of extra food for germs that often barely get by in the body before being swallowed & digested. Extra germ growth may lead to ear, sinus, lung & throat infections producing a change in symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So varied: Symptoms vary from person to person and also with the particular problem of the heart. There can be chest pain (often squeezing pressure) this can radiate to arms, back, neck. There can be shortness of breath, fatigue, palpitations edema, and dizziness. You may be unable to lie flat b/c of sob or wake up at night sob. And many more symptoms. All of these can be associated w/other diseases, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back/knees/shoulder: In judo, back pain is caused as a result of repeated falling, lifting, stretching and twisting. Slipped, or prolapsed, discs occur when one vertebrae slips on to the vertebra beneath.Spinal injuries are relatively rare.Cuts and bruises are part and parcel of judo as it is a contact sport. Bruising usually results from bleeding under the skin. Knee injuries are the most common injury in judo. ...Read more
Depends: Injuries related to scrambling may be related to what type of scrambling you are inquiring about. Scrambling in football can result in some pretty significant bodily injuries if one is not nimble and fast enough to avoid being hit. Scrambling eggs could result in some burns if not paying close attention. Obviously, more detailed information is needed. ...Read more
Pituitary dwarfism: Who in the family has this pituitary dwarfism? Surely you have discussed this condition with a pediatrician at some time. If not, please do so. You will learn a lot and get some comfort. ...Read more
Infections and : Tumors. Immune deficiency makes a person susceptible to various infections by bacterial, viruses, fungi etc that can affect any organ system. Patients with immune deficiency are also at risk for tumors such as kaposi sarcoma, lymphoma and skin cancers. Ironically immune deficiency may also contribute to auto-immune diseases. ...Read more
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