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medicine for hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
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History & Physical: Hht, or osler-weber-rendu syndrome, can be detected on physical examination with telangiectasia (red, lacy like, dilated blood vessels that blanch wit ... Read More

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Dr. Robert Patterson
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HHT Normal Life: You will see in the medical literature that most people with hht have a normal lifespan.The commonly seen skin lesions and nosebleeds usually develop ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Stuart
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Investigate: Most people with hht just have dilated tiny blood vessels visible in their skin, but the abnormal blood vessels can occur anywhere in the body and you ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
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History & Physical: Hht, or osler-weber-rendu syndrome, can be detected on physical examination with telangiectasia (red, lacy like, dilated blood vessels that blanch wit ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
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Not that bad: You will see in the medical literature that most people with hht have a normal lifespan.The commonly seen skin lesions and nosebleeds usually develop ... Read More
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Dr. Asaf Presente
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Complex Q: Everyone is different. If a person has been diagnosed with hht they should see a doctor regularly who can direct their care and screen for complicati ... Read More
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Embolism: Bleeding from hht fall into two categories - minor ie. Small bleeds from telangectasia on mucosal surfaces like the nose/lips that can be inconvenient ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Wright
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Rare gene disorder: Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia is also known as osler-weber-rendu syndrome, is a rare genetic disorder that leads to abnormal blood vessel form ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
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Treat iron deficienc: There is no cure for hht hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. The most important things are to avoid complications like iron deficiency anemia, wh ... Read More
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Complications: While hht is a stand alone genetic disease - because it can affect a variety of organs there are several associated complications including iron defic ... Read More
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