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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Giovanni Marciano
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Terminal: Hospice does a great job.
Dr. Steven Koos
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 21 years experience
Mortality: It is best to have a good support group of friends and family to help. There are several very good books that have been written to help people throug... Read More

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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
It depends: I'm sorry this has happened -- you know the vast majority of pre-B cell leukemias are in children, and adult cases are much less likely to be curable,... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Yes: Studies have demonstrated that mental life traits such as sociability, religious belief, exercise, diet, etc. Do help the genes you got. I am assuming... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Not true: This related to the acid reflux you have into your esophagus. There is treatment if you have not been taking this. You will need surveillance for this... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 48 years experience
More info is needed: Please see your doctor for a full history and physical--this will give you hopefully reassurance that you are normal. Awareness of illness in others ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Akin
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 37 years experience
No: There are a variety of conditions that can occur with hydrocephalus from severe to not noticeable at all. Depending on the type and severity, a surgic... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Because of HAART: Hiv/aids is no longer felt to be a terminal illness if detected early enough and if a person takes highly active antiretroviral therapy, or haart. Pe... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Stops suffering: If patient is suffering with chronic illness, a superimiposed pneumonia sometimes leads to death shortly after onset of infection.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Terminal: Vs life threatening. None is indicative of the actual prognosis of time left. Terminal refers to the fact that the condition is expected to cause the ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Please, get help: These thoughts you're having could well indicate depression or other mental condition that will worsen without help. They are not indicative of healt... Read More

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