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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience Neurology
No.: Most cases are sporadic, though some are familial. There is no association with either increased maternal or paternal age. The prevalence is estimated ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Most often, down's syndrome, or trisomy 21, occurs in women over the age of 35 and increases with age. For people at risk, there are definitive diagn ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
POTS : Lots of info on line about it, look it up and expand your knowledge base.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla L. King
22 years experience Pediatrics
No prevention : Unfortunately there are no ways to prevent prader-willi syndrome. This is a genetic syndrome with an abnormality on the 15th chromosome. If there is ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
23 years experience Clinical Genetics
Supportively: Patau is a chromosomal abnormality of trisomy 13. There is no treatment of the cause but the various symptoms can be treated. For example, heart defe ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Noonan syndrome: is a genetic disorder which is not treatable. Management usually consists of a combined effort with a medical team consisting of a cardiologist, hema ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Metabolic syndrome: Lose weight, start exercising, cut carbs other than non-starchy vegetables.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Calendine
23 years experience Pediatrics
Control Inflammation: Patellofemoral pain is caused by inflammation under the knee cap caused by irregular tracking when bending knee. To control symtoms you can ice joint ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
19 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Supportively: Down syndrome itself does not need to be treated however certain conditions that can go along with ds should be managed and prevented if possible. T ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Muench
60 years experience Clinical Genetics
No: Most infants with patau syndrome die within their first year. There is no genetic test to explain the variation in survival.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Back Sleeping: The major way is for your infant to sleep on their back. Altho not 100% preventative, it is the single best method. Secondly, do not co-bed with your ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olukayode Awosika
29 years experience Psychiatry
See a doctor: Tourette's disorder is a neurological condition that begins in childhood. Although there's no cure, you can live a normal life span with tourette synd ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
It's whole,not juice: A whole apple has its fiber, antioxidant peel, and cellular structure intact. Scientific studies done in england show a extremely high blood sugar fol ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: A woman with Down syndrome (trisomy 21) may be able to get pregnant, but men with Down syndrome are almost always sterile, due to problems with sperm ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
1 in 100,000: Incidence is 1 in 100, 000. Involves overgrowth of bone combined with vascular malformation - such as port wine stain.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Greenfield
40 years experience Rheumatology
It is autoimmune: Antiphospholipid syndrome(aps) is an autoimmune condition which can be its own entity or associated with other connective tissue diseases such as lupu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Hughes syndrome: read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antiphospholipid_syndrome I can't find any relationship to tonocard
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Good online sites: Xxx and xyy have relatively little impact on those who have them and are usually incidental findings -- this is actually true despite the hoopla over ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
21 years experience Pediatrics
Back to sleep: Number one measure is to place your baby on her back when sleeping always until she is at least 9 months. Other measures include keeping room temperat ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep Position: Babies who sleep on their stomach or side, have a higher risk of sids, therefore they should always sleep on their back. Pacifier use and background n ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Short: girls with turners are usually short, they dont have full breast tissue compared to others their age, but have breast buds. they have streak ovaries ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Both Bartter and Gitelman syndrome has an impairment in one of the transporters involved in sodium chloride reabsorption in the loop of Henle and dis ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Gilbert's disease: This is a common and benign condition where on a fasting lab your total and indirect bilirubin are elevated. Your liver is having problems conjugatin ... Read More
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