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functional disorders in children

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Functional disorders: "functional" disorders is a vague term used to describe certain persistent symptoms for which no other organic or pathologic cause can be found. One e ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Organic v functional: I'm not sure exactly what you mean. In functional medicine we are looking for the root causes of what a person is experiencing.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Functional DO's: Functional does not mean "it's all in your head". It simply means lack of organic etiology to explain symptoms.
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Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Functional disorders are a multifactorial consequence of hormonal, immune system and nervous system dysfunction resulting from genetic predispositions ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
15 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: Psychologist do treat functional disorders as there are might be difficulties coping with illness and understanding from families. There are psycholog ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Progeria: Little is known about it.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Celiac disease: Yes you should have your children tested.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe 1% (1 in 100): Celiac disease affects about 1 in 100 people, to about 1 in 150 people. The exact numbers are not certain, but it affects a little less than 1% of th ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Nephritis: is the general term for inflammation of the kidneys. There are several causes.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
I guess not: I am not sure if this is a rhetorical question. I guess, i know no such disorder, as i've never seen children who would enjoy pain. If you have more d ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eulogio Galvez
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: Not too common in children, mainly adults.

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