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What Does Getting Your Groove Back Mean
I feel like I have an anchor tied to my butt, I can't get back into the groove, my exercises are so hard and my diet is tanking. Is mood swing? Help
May be feeling: Exhaustion? When we aren't balancing our inner selves w/our outer, it does feel heavy like things are weighing us down. It can affect mood, especially with a hx of depression & mood changes. So, time to ck-into UR lifestyle, exercise in nature, do things that are joyful, not obligatory 4 you. Do spend time with self-care like listen to fav music, dance, sing & lift your anchor/spirit & sail away! ...Read more
Sounds like you are: Using a mirror to look at your lower back teeth. Your description suggests you may be seeing: dental cavities, failing fillings, leaking sealants, amalgam fillings that look black/gray, black/gray food stuck in the grooves, or a combination of some the above. Get to your dentist and ask this question. None of us like to see black/gray on our teeth! Glad you are paying attention to your teeth! ...Read more
Is it TMJ or are the rest of my teeth supposedto hover while back molars are touching. Could my teeth be pushed in or grooved more? Only front grinded
TMJ resorption: The common appearance of condylar resorption includes class II skeletal and occlusal relationships, anterior open bite, steep occlusal and mandibular plane angles, and overangulated lower incisors. Morita 40X40 mmm TMJ CBCT is warranted. Good luck. ...Read more
Cellular, micro & macrofollicular clusters of follicular cells, enlgd nuclear size, rare nuclear grooves, lg follicular clusters, dense colloid. Means?
Path report: Obviously, your doctor should be explaining this to you, in the full context and knowledge of your recent history that prompted this tissue evaluation. There is no mention of malignant characteristics or anything significantly abnormal on this brief outtake from the full report. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a deep groove under the occipital bone on the right side and not on the left? Its right at the top of my neck, at the back
Yes: We are not made symmetrically unfortunately. If it's not new or painful, I wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more
Diagnosed with mild scoliosis at 14. I am now 21 and spine groove looks virtually straight with no bulk or shoulder shift. Could height be affected?
What does slight lateral positioning of the patella and shallow trochlear groove with min. Anterior lateral femoral condyle ridge reactive change mean?
Common MRI: It means that your kneecap sits slightly off to the side on the end of the thigh bone (trochlea) @ 90degrees of bend. (flexion), and your 'groove' (trochlea) is slightly shallow on your femur. Very common radiologic ' diagnosis', seen most commonly in patients w/ 'mild' patellar instability or ' kneecap' pain. See your ORS for significance. Best of Luck! ...Read more
I have dry palms and tiny holes along the grooves in the palm and on the fingers. Over time the holes get closed as though trying to heal but poorly a?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor, because the information you provided is not sufficient to diagnose the matter.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Doc, I have a harrison groove (sulcus). Can I fix my harrison groove (sulcus) with a surgery? If it can, Can my chest back to normal after surgery? Thx doc.
Doctor can examine: Harrison groove sounds like old terminology, not used in modern medicine. That means nobody knows what a person is truly describing when he or she says Harrison groove. One's primary care doctor can examine to see what the patient is talking about, and can use modern terms to describe the findings. The chestwall or ribcage is not perfectly symmetric, and most minor asymmetries are called normal. ...Read more
I woke up with a sore area around one of my back molars and I spotted a black dot in the middle of the groove along the side of the tooth. Is it a cavity? If yes, what are the chances of me needing a root canal done? And will it worsen quickly (as my dent
My MRI results say chondromalacia involving the medial femoral condyle as well as the central trochlear groove also joint effusion what does this mean?
Cartilage injury: Chondromalacia is damage to the cartilage surfaces of joints. In the knee it's similar to the wearing away of tire treads. This can cause inflammation which can produce increased fluid in the knee (effusion). If you have minimal pain and no locking, strengthening your thigh and leg muscles is recommended. Icing and anti inflammatories and pt can be helpful. Arthroscopy is recommended with locking. ...Read more
Why do I feel only my back teeth touching and they don't even feel grooved into another. Also jaw joint is sore?
Dental TMJ?: Could be a TMJ related bite shift. See TMJ expert. ...Read more
Rough areas: Your filling may need to be polished more. ...Read more
Deep grooves: Avoid foods that are sticky, starchy and sugary that will more easily linger in the grooves increasing your chance of dental decay. Other than spending enough time and pressure with the bristles of a tooth brush, there is not much else you can do as far as cleaning. However, speak to your dentist about Fluoride treatments and perhaps dental sealants. ...Read more
Geographic tongue: Geographic tongue, an inflammatory condition of the tongue affecting approximately 2% of the population, is characterized by discolored regions of taste buds or sometimes even cracks in the surface of the tongue. The condition is usually chronic, and frequently manifests after eating any of a range of exacerbating foods, or during times of stress, illness, or hormonal surges (particularly in women. ...Read more
Don't think so.: You may have just found them, but they must have been there for years as your head doesn't really grow much after adulthood. ...Read more
My stool has a groove in it, almost like someone scraped a line with a toothpick. Should I be concerned?
No: I don't think you should be concerned. However, if you notice that the stool caliber is becoming thinner or if you see blood in the stool/from the rectum or if you have new change in your bowel movement/ worsening constipation, weight loss etc in addition to the above-especially if you have positive family history of cancer- you should see and discuss with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
I create grooves in my fingernails with my teeth. What is this called, and is this a common disorder?
No: No, this is probably something from birth. When we come out of the pelvis/birth canal, many babies get "stuck" at a certain point and this can cause the ridge which can persist through life! ...Read more
I have a bump underneath my skin, at the groove that separates my thigh from my vagina. Are antibiotics needed?
20 yr female had braces 6 months ago, maybe chin previously protruded after braces it has become bumpy, deep labiomental groove, plz help?
I had trouble covering the groove for the fecal immunochemical test because my stool is very non-sticky. Will this make the results invalid?
Is it normal for peroneal tendons to pop post peroneal tendon groove deepening surgery? Just got my aircast and sometimes it pops in the area.
Big grooves that hygienist said should be filled or sealed. But a cavity doesn't show on xray. The dr will see it next week. Will a seal be effective?
The grooves: You mention are close to the root of the tooth and can cause pain. When they are sealed it protects from that. The dentist may also talk to you about the way to brush to help avoid this. Nnpeace and good health. ...Read more
Does my brain look like other people's brains on mri? Are the lines and grooves in the same places?
By and large yes: Barring any disease people's brains look pretty much the same. ...Read more
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