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What Happens If Dysplasia Is Left Untreated
Nothing good: Cervical dysplasia is what is called a pre-cancerous condition; it's not cancer, but there is a risk that it will develop into cervical cancer. Managing it depends on the degree of the dysplasia, and it is really important that you continue to follow-up with your doctor to prevent it from progressing. The earlier you treat these lesions, the easier they are to control! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to walk around with a subluxed hip and not know it?Have left dysplasia, been walking lopsidedly for months. Can it be popped back in?
Pain , limpping: The first sign of hip dysplasia in an adolescent or young adult are typically hip pain and/or a limp. An x-ray can identify hip dysplasia by the shallow socket (acetabulum). Clicking, popping, or limping may occasionally lead to the diagnosis of hip dysplasia. It may also be discovered on an x-ray taken for other reasons. Painless hip dysplasia may be left over from childhood dysplasia. ...Read more
Twenties. Ballet/athlete. Left hip dysplasia becoming increasingly problematical. Shouldn't this have been solved as a baby?
Depends: While hip dysphasia occurs as a child, the future ramifications may last and worsen into adulthood. This depends entirely on whether the hip joint maintained normal shape and thus developed properly or not. If there is residual deformity, it will likely lead to future pain and arthritis. You should have an xray evaluation to find this out. ...Read more
Wat percentage of ppl with UC get colon dysplasia and how to prevent it? I have mild left sided UC, diagnosis 2 yrs ago. Im off the meds,remission
It varies.: The number of people who develop dysplasia in UC varies, depending on the extent of colon involvement, its severity, and the duration of the colitis. The general recommendation is to get checked out if your colitis extends beyond the sigmoid colon and has been present for eight or more years. It is a good sign that you are in remission. Be diligent in your treatment and follow-up. Good luck. ...Read more
If I have left hip dysplasia then will the right hip forever till the day i die be stronger and more stable than l?
Forever?: Life has no such certainties as "forever", except as the old saying from ben franklin's writings goes: "in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." for example, a person with a better right hip can be unlucky and develop bad arthritis in that hip, or just fall down and break it. ...Read more
If you have left hip dysplasia does your right hip compensate by turning out to make the hips more symmetrical?
Maybe: I am not aware of any medical studies which confirm what you have described, however I do know that everyone's body is different, and it may be that your individual body does compensate in that way. I would certainly consider seeing a physician to evaluate whether there is any underlying right hip pathology to explain what you are seeing/experiencing. ...Read more
See details: If you have documented hip dysplasia, that very well may be the cause. If you do not, have an orthopedist evaluate the situation or at least have x rays done. ...Read more
Probably not: Most cases have little or no symptoms. Even if there is pain, it can usually be controlled with medications. I would think that at age 23 disability would be the last thing you would want. ...Read more
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