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Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Rare genetic disease: HLH is a rare genetic disease that can be fatal due to severe inflammation. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemophagocytic_lymphohistiocytosis
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
Nuerodegeerative des: Pick's disease is a rare neurodegenerative disease that causes progressive destruction of nerve cells in the brain. Symptoms include loss of speech (a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience Family Medicine
HIV: Slims disease is the old term for HIV ( human immunodeficiency) wasting syndrome or aids.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
Sever's disease : Or calcaneal apophysitis is the most common cause of heel pain in the growing athlete and is due to overuse and repetitive microtrauma of growth plate ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Hunting?: If u meant huntington's disease, it is a neurodegenerative genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination & leads to cognitive deficits & psychiatr ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
YES: Kuru is a rare and fatal brain disorder that occurred at epidemic levels during the 1950s-60s among the fore people in the highlands of new guinea. Th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Its a Blood Cancer: It is not communicable. It begins in the bone marrow and mostly affects White blood cells(WBC). There are 4 different types of Leukemia which are oft ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Salmonella: Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause Salmonellosis infections. Symptoms usually last for 4 to 7 days & include abdominal pain, diarrhea and fe ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
N-P Disease: Niemann–pick disease refers to a group of fatal inherited metabolic disorders. This disease is a form of sphingolipidosis, as it involves dysfunctiona ... Read More
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Cat scratch/bite ds: See the excellent information provided by the following website: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002581/ the info is straight-forward and ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srdjan Prodanovich
18 years experience Dermatology
GD: Grover's disease is a itchy skin condition that commonly affects the chest and back. Although, it is referred in dermatology as "transient acantholyti ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
44 years experience Gastroenterology
Parasite: Usually a diarrheal illness treatable with appropriate medication.
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Restless Legs: Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), also known as Willis-Ekbom Disease, is a neurological condition associated with abnormal sensations in the legs. It is e ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Huntingtons disease: HD is an inherited (genetic), neurodegenerative condition. It has an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance. The genetic alteration is referred t ... Read More
A 10-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Syndrome of: Underdeveloped kidneys and lungs often leading to very ill infant.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
CGD: Chronic granulomatous disease is a genetic defect of white blood cells, specifically polymorphonuclear leukocytes. Granulomas, on the other hand, are ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Behcet's disease?: Behçet's disease is an inflammation of arteries (vasculitis) that often presents with mucous membrane ulcers and eye problems. As a systemic disease, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Grover Disease =: benign papular acantholytic dermatosis = transient acantholytic dermatosis. Grover's disease presents with itchy lesions of back, chest, extremities. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Chagas(Trypanosomias: read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chagas_disease
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Cook
Dr. Seth Cook answered
25 years experience Pathology
It is an infection.: Chagas disease occurs mainly in South America but can also occur in the United States. Trypanosoma cruzi is the name of the parasite that causes the d ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
River Blindness: Onchocerciasis is a parasitic disease also known as river blindness. It is transmitted by black fly bites. Infection causes dermatitis, keratitis an ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Typhoid: Typhoid is called that because it is typhus-like, given that name before the modern era of microbiology. There are milder "typhus" diseases including ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Chikungunya virus: Chikungunya is a virus that is primarily transmitted to humans via the bite of infected mosquitoes. Symptoms include fever, pain of multiple joints, ... Read More

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