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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
One issue at a time: The room for a response is limited. Each of the mentioned issues requires separate discussion. For the first issue, heart failure is a generic term th ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Outstanding question: Excellent question! Let me re-phrase it: what is the risk of having any type of vascular event? It depends on exact formulation, duration of use, &amp ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: It is possible for all of your family to be heterozygous for an abnormality and therefore asymptomatic and you are homozygous and at risk. It is unlik ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yo-El Ju
Dr. Yo-El Ju answered
15 years experience Neurology
Yes: Family history of coronary artery disease, especially early in life, is a strong risk factor for cad.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
It's possible: But rare...Could it be that you are deconditioned & just hetting back into shape.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lipomas : lipomas can be genetic but rarely cancer removing them often leaves scars
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Genetics: Clinical genetics is the practice of clinical medicine with particular attention to hereditary disorders. Referrals are made to genetics clinics for a ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
8 years experience General Practice
Autosomal recessive: A defect in the smn1 gene is what is inherited. Someone has to get 2 copies of this defective gene (one from mom and one from dad) to have sma. If som ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
All over the place!: Most people with unibrow are normal & healthy but simply have a genetic trait that causes (or allows) eyebrows to grow together. Selma Hayek, th ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Vaux
26 years experience Clinical Genetics
Yes: Your personal genetic code is your genotype

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