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How common is Ludwigs

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in Urology
See below: Named after German physician, Karl Friedrich Willhelm von Ludwig, Ludwig's angina is a rare, but potentially life-threatening. rapidly progressive gan ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Oral hygiene: If you maintain oral hygiene and do not have immune deficiency, Ludwig's angina is just a phobia for you. Visit your dentist for an examination. Have ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shenouda
20 years experience in Cardiology
Syncope triggers: The triggers for syncope depends on the type of syncope. For vasovagal or neurocardiogenic syncope the common triggers are dehydration and stimulants ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience in General Practice
Millions have MS: MS is thought to affect greater than 2.3 million people worldwide. There are about 2.5 per 100,000 new cases that develop per year.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Tse
Dr. Dan Tse answered
7 years experience in General Practice
1:6000 live births: Sma, or spinal muscular atropy is the second most frequent autosomal recessive disease, 1:6000 live born births.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Rare: Mewds (multiple evanescent white dot syndrome) is a rare, unilateral, self-limiting inflammatory disease that afflicts young women more than men in a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Elderly . . .: Old age is typically defined as 10yrs older than my/your current age. So common age for stroke is in older folks. However, a recent study suggests tha ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience in Psychiatry
2.3%: A 2009 nimh study found the lifetime prevalence of bulimia nervosa was 2.3%, with  a peak age of incidence between 16-20 years.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Common: It is estimated that 15-20% of the population has dyslexia. 80 percent of students with lds have dyslexia . It affects more boys than girls.
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Really common: almost 10% of the population. It is so common there is a waiting list to get in! seriously, besides the nearly 10% of the population with it there is ... Read More
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