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life expectancy for a person with cidp

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not directly: Cidp affects motor nerve function, and typically does not disturb the autonomic nervous system directly. Secondary weakness or sensory issues do occu ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Prognosis for: Cipd is variable, with exacerbations and recoveries. Diabetes can shorten life-span by one third if not treated properly. If treated properly and gluc ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
51 years experience Rheumatology
Cidp: Cidp by itself does not reduce life span. Cidp affects primarily peripheral nervous system . Prognosis varies if cidp is associated with other medical ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Data: Data shows that the average life span of a patient diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis is a 50% survival at 2 years; this is equivalent to most cancers. ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Advanced cirrhosis: There is a useful classification of cirrhosis called the 'child-pugh score'. It measures 3 lab test and 2 clinical findings. Based on this, life expec ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Su
Dr. Tony Su answered
32 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends on factors: Such as body mass index, degree of airway obstruction, degree of uncomfortable breathing, exercise tolerance, smoking status, presence of complicatio ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It is always difficult to determine life expectancy of anyone with any type of chronic illness like hiv/aids. There are very good anti-hiv medications ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Elephantiasis: Lethality from Lymphatic filariasis (one type of Elephantiasis) is low. But life expectancy due to this infection would be largely impacted by diseas ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: There are 3 different types of thyroid cancer. Each follows a different course and has different survival range. So tell us what type of thyroid cance ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Leukodystroph course: Mld is a severe disease that gets worse over time. Eventually people lose all muscle and mental function. Life span varies depending on what age the c ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Depends: There are many factors that influence survival such as age, sex, presence of heart failure, etc. Thus, it is best not to make a general statement befo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Pelvic osteosarcoma: Os are best treated surgically which means the surgeon needs to remove the affected bone with good margin. As you can imagine removal of part of the p ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Powers
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: There is not just one level of down's. Down's syndrome ranges from very mild to quite severe and, as you might expect, the more severely affected the ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: It depends on the body system that is involved. If it is limited to the eyes and mouth, then the life expectancy should be normal, with uveitis and ap ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Highly variable: 30 years ago, life expectancy was severely shortened for people with cardiomegaly (an enlarged heart) but with modern treatments, it's much improved. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Unsually normal: It was previously thought that ms could shorten lifespan by about 8 yrs, but a study looking at interferon treatment suggests that lifespan can be nor ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Unless the scoliosis deformity is significantly large to cause the diaphragm to not be able to work correctly causing diminshed lung volumes and pneum ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Leukodystroph course: Mld is a severe disease that gets worse over time. Eventually people lose all muscle and mental function. Life span varies depending on what age the c ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends: Depends on lung allocation score and the underlying cardiopulmonary condition of the remaining disease state of the lung and heart. Most transplants m ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Can be normal: In the 1950s, 60% of lupus patients died within five years. Now, more than 90% survive beyond five years. Many lupus patients have non-life threatenin ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends; many things: ...Can affect life expectancy with emphysema. How severe is it, how limited is your exercise tolerance, have you ever been hospitalized to treat an ex ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Francis
28 years experience Retinal Surgery
Life: Life can be different from a medical perspective when coping with the consequences of a genetic disorder. This affects all the patients loved ones too ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Variable: This condition like many has a broad spectrum of severity. Different hearts are affected differently. Affect on ejection fraction has a major impact ... Read More
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