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type b vs type a aortic dissection

A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Life expectancy: There are no great numbers on this, as there are many other factors that will affect the life expectancy of a person, with or without having had suger ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Ao dissection: Typically is of abrupt onset and not preceded by an aneurysm
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
39 years experience Vascular Surgery
Probably: The critical aspect of your treatment is blood pressure control and decreasing shear forces in your aorta. If your BP is in good range and your heart ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Unrelated: They're completely unrelated.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Spinal muscular atrophy (sma) is caused by a mutation in the survival motor neuron gene 1 (smn1). Most of the time, parents are unaffected and the mut ... Read More
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Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Neither: Sciatica is a symptoms including pain that may be caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots that give rise to eac ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Liberman
20 years experience Cardiology
Depends: The decision is made when taking into account the age of the patient and co-morbidities. Typcially, patients over the age of 65 are best served with a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yana Puckett
8 years experience General Surgery
Bypass: Gastric bypass.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience Family Medicine
Insulin dependance: In type 1 diabetes, the body's ability to make Insulin has been damaged/destroyed, & you have to have Insulin to live. In type 2, the body becomes res ... Read More
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Dr. Marci Dietrich
40 years experience Bariatrics
Sarcoidosis: Sarcoidosis is not considered a cancer. It is a disease of unknown etiology. It can be described as a non-casesating granulomatous disease. It is di ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Neither: It is really a separate type, one that occurs in pregnancy. It is more like type2, but treated more like type1. See your doctor.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Diabetes Type 2 is a risk factor for:: Diabetes Type 2, Low testosterone, Blood sugar high.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Good choices: Survived now what! cardiac rehab american heart choose to recover your health no smoking weight loss exercize diet control BP and cholestero ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Diabetes 1 vs 2: Type 1 diabetes refers to the type where one totally stops making Insulin (e.g. Due to pancreas antibodies) and therefore Insulin is generally the onl ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Cranial burr holes: Cranial burr hole evacuation of the hematoma. For large for acute hematomas, craniotomy may become necessary.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience Neurosurgery
Several things: Type 1 chiari is usually found in later life and the cerebellar tonsils descend below the skull. Type 2 is usually found early on in life and associa ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Electronic/stem cell: People with retinitis pigmentosa ; va less than 20/70 are the best candidates for stem cell transplants to shape the retinal pigment epithelium that i ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Diet in diabetes: No. They both need to eat the same way.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: But a fasting blood glucose or Hgb a1c test would show diabetes. It does not distinguish between the two types of diabetes however. Type 1 is often c ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Many: Either, general, monitored anesthesia care with sedation and, rarely, spinal or epidural.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abhay Varma
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Brain Surgery: Severe concussion by itself does not require surgery, unless associated with a large blood clot or severe brain swelling, that require surgery.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Type of surgeon: A general surgeon.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Different approach: Not so easy with a metabolic muscle disease. Mostly would suggest very low exertion activities, and at first sign of cramping, rest immediately. Swi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Ehlers Danlos: At least 24 cases of bladder diverticula are reported since1942. All are male and range from 18months to 49 years with 80% presenting before 16 years. ... Read More
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