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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Alvillar
42 years experience Rheumatology
Genetic: The only common form of eds is type iii. This is because afflicted individuals rarely reach childhood; and, certainly not adulthood. Eds iii is an a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Russell
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ehlers Danlos? : If you are referring to Ehlers-Danlos, your doctor will do a physical exam of your skin and joints. She may also do a skin biopsy looking for abnormal ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerry Tolbert
12 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Ehlers danlos is a family of disorders, which has 6 major and several minor types. Given the multiple genes involved, it can be inherited in both auto ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Complications: There are several forms of both. Ehlers-danlos syndrome is often associated with skin hypersensitivity and aortic dissection, dependent on type. Mar ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Riordan
37 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: There are multiple types of ehlers danlos syndrome and the different types have different genetics and problems. The most common is eds type 3, joint ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Take extra vitamin c, have your blood vessels checked, finish your bucket list.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
? Ehlers-Danlos Syn.: The most common pain associated with eds comes from the fact that the connective tissue supporting the joints becomes lax and allows chronic joint dis ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Very difficult: True Ehler-Danlos type 4 is characterized by facial changes, translucent skin through which vessels can be seen , easy bruising, and uterine and cardi ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Wrong site: This is the public HT site. Your posts go out at random to the site and cannot be directed to specific providers. You can contact HT on the web www.c ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Riordan
37 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Careful family history, physical exam, echocardiogram if indicated, skin biopsy for collagen typing, collagen gene mutation testing and lysyl hydroxyl ... Read More

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