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Doctor insights on: What Things Affect The Chances Of Getting Kyphosis

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Dr. Douglas Linville II
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Kyphosis (Definition)

When viewing the human spine from the side, there are usually three natural curvatures. The neck and low back have a curvature with the con cavity backward, this is known as lordosis; and the mid back has a curve with the concavity anteriorly, this is known as s kyphosis. When an elderly lady has an increase "hump" in this curvature in the mid back we call ...Read more


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What things affect the chances of getting bunions?

What things affect the chances of getting bunions?

Shoes: Most commonly womens shoes are the culprit. But sometimes children get the condition which would be called a juvenile bunion. ...Read more

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What things affect the chances of getting hemothorax?

What things affect the chances of getting hemothorax?

Trauma: The most common cause of hemothorax is either blunt (e.G automobile accidents, falls, assault), or penetrating trauma to the chest (knife, gunshot, stabbed by a unicorn or gored by a rhinoceros). Rarely, hemothorax occurs when vessels in the chest are injured in the course of chest surgery or less invasive procedures done to drain fluid from, or biopsy something, in the chest. ...Read more

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What things affect the chances of getting arrhythmia?

What things affect the chances of getting arrhythmia?

Many factors: Underllying myocardial dease, heredity, endocrine diseaeases such as hyperthyroidism, valvular disease, myocardial scring. ...Read more

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What things affect the chances of getting necrotizing fasciitis?

What things affect the chances of getting necrotizing fasciitis?

IV drug abuse: Unfortunately, most cases I have seen come from individuals using dirty needles or unsterile technique when utilizing illegal IV drugs. So don't start a drug habit! your overall health will also contribute - diabetes, immunocompromised, etc. ...Read more

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What things affect the chances of getting mitral regurgitation?

What things affect the chances of getting mitral regurgitation?

Some causes are....: Mitral valve prolapse, destruction of valve structure by degeneration or infection, heart attack and scar disrupting the conical shape of the heart or tearing the tethers of the mitral valve, enlargement and weakness of heart muscle and delayed conduction of electrical impulse from the upper chamber to the lower chamber of the heart and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy tugging at the valve. ...Read more

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What things affect the chances of getting coughing up blood?

What things affect the chances of getting coughing up blood?

Many: Coughing up blood is related to many factors- what is causing the cough, the chronicity and frequency of the cough as well as any changes in blood clotting or bleeding. Coughing up blood can be a very serious problem and should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of stress affecting my period? And what are the chances of getting pregnant from pre-ejaculation?

What is the likelihood of stress affecting my period? And what are the chances of getting pregnant from pre-ejaculation?

Here are some...: Stress-related period irregularity has been not infrequently discussed, but this odd may widely vary among people due to their different personal tolerance and resilience to cope with stress. As to pre-cum induced pregnancy, it is almost next to zero. But still do HPT in a wk after missing period & repeat it in another wk if the first is (-) & still in doubt for no contraceptive is 100% success. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting cervical cancer in your early 20s?

2 out os 100,000: Cervical cancer in the early 20s is very rare. However, these are the years when, depending upon number of sexual partners, you will be exposing yourself the the virus that causes cervical cancer later in life. It is best to be very selective in your intimacy. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting progeria?

What are the chances of getting progeria?

1 in 4 million: For parents who have never has a child with progeria. It is a "sporadic autosomal dominant" mutation-sporadic because it is a new change in that family-dominant since only 1 copy of the gene needs to be change in order to have the syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a back strain being permanent?

What are the chances of a back strain being permanent?

BACK STRAIN NO 4ever: A back strain is just that: a tear in the back musculature due to acute injury. Fortunately muscle strains usually heal very well without any complication. All that is required is rest, ice and/or heat (30 min. On/30 min. Off), back stretches, back excercises, tens unit, physical therapy or chiropractic care. There is a low chance of permanent problem otherwise we all would have 'back issues'. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting peyronie's disease?

What are the chances of getting peyronie's disease?

Unlikely: Unless you sustain penile damage which can occur most commonly when you are lying on your back during sex & your partner is on top. ...Read more

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What are the odds of me getting rid of diabetes ?

What are the odds of me getting rid of diabetes ?

It depends.: You can not get rid of type1 diabetes. Sometimes you can get rid of from type 2 diabetes with diet and exercise by loosing weight and keeping your blood sugar under control by managing your carb intake. ...Read more

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Can scoliosis affect your chances of getting pregnant and delivering natural?

Can scoliosis affect your chances of getting pregnant and delivering natural?

No problem: The vast majority of patients who have scoliosis can have normal pregnancies. The one thing that is sometimes different is it can sometimes be technically difficult to get an epidural, particularly if you have a lot of rotation in your curve. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant with a load of cum?

What are the chances of getting pregnant with a load of cum?

10 to 15% per cycle: The conception rate is about 10 to 15% per unprotected cycle. That means that 85 to 90% will not conceive in any one cycle. ...Read more

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How can the pill affect chances of getting pregnant?

How can  the pill affect chances of getting pregnant?

Decreases it.: If you mean later, once you are off of the pill - it does not decrease ones future fertility potential. Other factors do - if someone is older, say 39 years or older - then it can be harder to conceive; other medical conditions, obesity can all negatively impact fertility. When you are actively taking the pill with 'perfect' use, the chance of getting pregnant is only 1-2%. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting Lyme disease?

What are the chances of getting Lyme disease?

Depends: That depends on the chances of getting bitten by a deer tick, which in turn depends on where you live, whether you're spending much time outdoors in places with ticks, and what you're doing and wearing while you're there. ...Read more

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What are the chances of surviving being shot in different parts of your body?

What are the chances of surviving being shot in different parts of your body?

Hard: To say. Depends on which parts of the body and persons overall health and the availability of trauma care. Seek help if contemplating suicide or homicide ...Read more

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Dr. Zachariah George
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Curved Spine (Definition)

Curved spine = The human spine is normally curved. However excessive or abnormal curvatures can be seen with conditions like ...Read more