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What is the treatment for a wedge fracture of the t-spine?

What is the treatment for a wedge fracture of the t-spine?

Spinal fracture: The treatment depends on if this is a new fracture or old and on the age of the patient and the mechanism of injury. If it's an old healed fracture there is no treatment necessary at this stage if it's an acute fracture then bracing may be an option versus surgical intervention. ...Read more

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What is the average cost of remodeling a tooth in a big overjet?

What is the average cost of remodeling  a tooth in a big overjet?

Can vary: Varies with your location etc. If just a crown is required it can vary from 700 to 1000 dollars. If rct is also required it could be an additional 700 to 1200 dollars. ...Read more

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What is the standard treatment for a toddler with a buckle fracture of the 5th metatarsal? Fracture is on the end closest to the ankle.

What is the standard treatment for a toddler with a buckle fracture of the 5th metatarsal?  Fracture is on the end closest to the ankle.

Varies: with the degree of buckling and the proximity to the growth plate. There are two types of buckle fractures, one involved just a single segment of the bony cortex and buckles on one side. Another involves the entire circumference or two sides and buckles in in more than one location. There are differing degrees of risk to the growth plate with each with continued mobility. If there is not obvious compromise of the growth plate, treatment can be a short leg walking cast for 3 weeks. Any complications involving the growth plate may require more aggressive treatment including surgical. ...Read more

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What is the usual and/or an accepted treatment of a ganglion on the dorsum of the foot?

What is the usual and/or an accepted treatment of a ganglion on the dorsum of the foot?

Ganglion : These can be drained ( needle aspiration ) cortisone injection can be helpful as well as surgical removal. I would get a podiatrist to look at it and get a MRI before doing anything. Wear shoes that have laces. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a crush injury of the big toe?

What is the treatment for a crush injury of the  big toe?

See a podiatrist: Debilitating arthritis, toe deformities, permanent nerve injury and tendinopathy can result if the fracture is not adequately stabilized and the soft tissues not properly cared for. Prolonged immobilization, and/or surgery are indicated. If the injury is severe enough, and surgical reconstruction is not possible, amputation might be needed. Get it taken care of asap! ...Read more

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What is the treatment or the manegment of inverted foot of a child?

What is the treatment or the manegment of inverted foot of a child?

Orthotics and eval: Generally a foot that is mildly intoeing or rotated can be treated with physical therapy and / or orthotics. However, if there is bony anomaly or club foot, further intervention may be necessary. All approaches involve starting with an evaluation by a pediatric orthopedist, who can determine which approach would be best. ...Read more

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If one is diagnosed with a small invasive cancer of the breast, what is the best thing to do?

If one is diagnosed with a small invasive cancer of the breast, what is the best thing to do?

Find a good surgeon: Early breast cancer is managed by surgeons with help from radiotherapists and medical oncologists in most cases. But the first decision should be about breast surgery options - lumpectomy with radiation or mastectomy with or without reconstruction (any of these options may be followed with chemotherapy later. Find an experienced breast surgeon that you are comfortable with. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a chipped bone in theshin?

What is the treatment for a chipped bone in theshin?

Immobiliation.: Depending on the extent of the injury. You may need surgery or you may need to be placed in a cast, splint, or a brace. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a meniscus removal and a repair?

What is the difference between a meniscus removal and a repair?

Well: Probably none - to repair the meniscus they shave off the torn part. The never completely remove it they try to keep as much as they can. ...Read more

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What thresholds determine when a 3-piece LeFort is indicated to fix a skeletal open bite, in terms of curve of Spee and transverse discrepancy?

What thresholds determine when a 3-piece LeFort is indicated to fix a skeletal open bite, in terms of curve of Spee and transverse discrepancy?

Talk: Talk to Orthodontist. He/she will determine extent of your malocclusion and best path of treatment based on more criteria than there is room to discussed here. The Orthodontist will then prepare your occlusion so that skeletal discrepancies can be normalized by you Oral Surgeon. Malocclusions are like snowflakes, no two are identical. There are guidelines, not rules, that determine treatment. ...Read more

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What is the average cost of a menicious repair in the knee by scoping it?

What is the average cost of a menicious repair in the knee by scoping it?

$6,000-12,000: If you include the surgery center($5, 000), surgeon ($800-1500), anesthesia ($500), then your total cost should be around $7500 us for everything for a meniscus debidement. For a repair, add up to 50% to that amount. ...Read more

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What is the medical term for the rounded opening through a bone?

What is the medical term for the rounded opening through a bone?

Anatomy question: Foramen. It sounds like you have medical curiosity. You may want to get an anatomy textbook. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the average height for size 8 shoe size?

Need advice on what is the the average height for size 8 shoe size?

Shoe size : Shoe size 8 is about average for woman in the usa but you can't predict height from shoe size us average womans height is 5 feet 4 inches. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a dentist to reduce the size of my jaw?

Is it possible for a dentist to reduce the size of my jaw?

Possiible: This is possible, if you have a protruding jaw or an open bite, the oral surgeon can decide on how to treat it. Maxillo- facial surgery can add or remove jaw bone to size the jaws. You need an orthodontist and an oral surgeon to work together for the best outcome. ...Read more

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What is the size of a normal healthy lymnode?

Lymph Nodes: Human lymph nodes are bean-shaped and range in size from a few millimeters to about 1–2 cm in their normal state. ...Read more

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What is the average penis size for a teenager?

What is the average penis size for a teenager?

Depends: It depends what stage of puberty he is in. If he is 13 and has just started puberty the penis may be about 6.5 cm (2 and 1/2 inches). That measurement is taken with the penis stretched (measuring from the pubic bone at the top of the penis to the tip). If there is a lot of belly fat the penis may appear smaller than it actually is. When puberty is further along at age 14-15 then penis gets longer. ...Read more

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