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Doctor insights on: Who Is More Likely To Be Affected By Facet Syndrome

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Who is more likely to be affected by facet syndrome?

Who is more likely to be affected by facet syndrome?

Usually in people: that have had an extension based injury or activities. Whiplash in a car accident, playing football, volleyball, basketball, gymnastics can be typical types of activities or injuries caused by that can be a reason for facet syndrome. ...Read more

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Facet (Definition)

Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise ...Read more


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Who is more likely to be affected by cvs?

Who is more likely to be affected by cvs?

Kids and Adults: More commonly seen in children, however it is becoming increasingly recognized in adults. ...Read more

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Who is more likely to be affected by peptic ulcer disease?

Who is more likely to be affected by peptic ulcer disease?

Someone taking NSAID: The 2 most common causes of stomach or duodenal ulcers are infection with the helicobacter pylori bacteria and the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, meloxicam, etc. ...Read more

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Is it possible that Anorexia/Eating Disorders are more likely to be found and associated with pathological lying , could they be closely related?

Is it possible that Anorexia/Eating Disorders  are more likely to be found and associated with pathological lying , could they be closely related?

They can be co-: morbid; that is, co-exist at the same time. Lying to cover up a problem is common, as in addictions, and eating disorders are shameful for many, so also are covered up. Pathological lying is more complicated and is found more in impulsive and other personality disorders. This behavior doesn't necessarily need an addiction or eating disorder to manifest. ...Read more

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Who is at risk and most likely to be infected by coronavirus?

Who is at risk and most likely to be infected by coronavirus?

Anyone: corona(crownlike) viruses can cause respiratory infections and are spread by fomite and droplet contact. Most are self limited (like colds and bronchitis) but occasionally can cause a severe flu-like syndrome. ...Read more

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Is it possible for Marfan syndrome to be caused by alcoholism?

Is it possible for Marfan syndrome to be caused by alcoholism?

No: Marfan syndrome is caused by a mutation in a gene. The gene is dominant, so one mutation inherited from either parent will mean a child gets the disease. Sometimes the mutation is a new mutation, meaning neither parent had it. It is not caused by alcoholism nor by drug abuse. ...Read more

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What ages are more likely to be affected by Crohn's disease?

What ages are more likely to be affected by Crohn's disease?

Age15-35 most common: Can occur in children, and in older patients. There seems to be a peak in patients around age 60; the 'typical' presenting patient is in the late teens or early 20's. ...Read more

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Which race and age are more likely to be affected by Crohn's disease?

Which race and age are more likely to be affected by Crohn's disease?

Risk factors: Cd is most prevalent between ages 15 and 35, but it can be found in any age group. It is also common among people with eastern european family backgrounds, and in particular eastern european (ashkenazic) jews. More cases have been recently diagnosed in the african american popuation. ...Read more

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Please explain what gender and age group are more likely to be affected by disc protrusion?

Please explain what gender and age group are more likely to be affected by disc protrusion?

30s and older: However typically can be seen at any age depending on reason of pain. But generally seen in older patients and typically those with high levels of activity at their job like manual labor and athletes even. ...Read more

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Could a chiropractor or osteopath treat scoliosis, and which would be more effective? Would either be covered by insurance?

Could a chiropractor or osteopath treat scoliosis, and which would be more effective? Would either be covered by insurance?

Either: However Osteopathic physicians (DO) have an unlimited license in which they can provide additional care, the same as an MD alongside their manipulation options. Most treatments are covered by insurance to an extent, some insurances cover treatments fully, others only cover part or the treatment. ...Read more

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Would it be very likely for a person to be born with 2 different genetic disorders?

Would it be very likely for a person to be born with 2 different genetic disorders?

Yes: So many genetic combinations are possible and many are not fatal of debilitating that this could happen. ...Read more

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Would it be very likely for a human being to not be affected by alcohol?

Would it be very likely for a human being to not be affected by alcohol?

No: If a person ingests large amts of alcohol & it doesn't seem to have an effective - then they have developed tolerance. Regardless of how much is ingested, the person in consuming calories - this is an impact on the body. ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone to have munchausen syndrome by proxy but instead of phyically causing damage, menally causing it?

Is it possible for someone to have munchausen syndrome by proxy but instead of phyically causing damage, menally causing it?

Proxy Munchausen: This is a factitious emotional illness where someone falsifies or even induces illness in another to get emotional satisfaction. They may also enjoy deceiving individuals they perceive as more important/powerful. Typically during preschool years, the adult care provider or parent (mother 90%) presents that they have witnessed the symptoms of the illness. Evaluate child, parents, family dynamics. ...Read more

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What is the most unsual rare and disabling autoimmune disease and as a neurologist you were even surprised the immune system can be so powerfull ?

What is the most unsual rare and disabling autoimmune disease and as a neurologist you were even surprised the immune system can be so powerfull ?

Autoimmune: There are several autoimmune neuropathies that can be very disabling, in particular guillain barre syndrome, due of its fast progression, can be very dramatic. Paraneoplastic encephalopathies and some aggresive necrotizing myositis can also be very disabling and difficult to treat. ...Read more

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If a person has diabetes (T2), which is not particularly well controlled, then is it the case that the person is more likely to get an infection or more likely not to be able to resist the infection once he/she has it, or both?

If a person has diabetes (T2), which is not particularly well controlled, then is it the case that the person is more likely to get an infection or more likely not to be able to resist the infection once he/she has it, or both?

Yes and Yes!: Diabetes, either Type 1 or Type 2, is an autoimmune disease. When it is well-controlled, your immune system works normally. When it is not well-controlled, the immune system suffers and becomes inefficient. This increases the risk of getting infections AND once you get an infection, reduces your ability to fight the infection. So, keep your A1C test # under 7.0 to stay well-controlled & healthy! ...Read more

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Who is more likely to develop spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis?

Who is more likely to develop spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis?

Depends!: One common type occurs during childhood and adolescence. It seems to be caused by repeated extension (leaning backward), so gymnasts and interior linemen (football) are at risk. But it is common among the general population. Another common type is part of the aging process; it normally is seen after age 50 and is slightly more common in women. ...Read more

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