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A 30-year-old member asked:

Can charcot-marie-tooth syndrome have a cure?

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Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Charcot marie tooth: Im not currently aware of a specific cure to this disease, however there are treatments to aleviate symptoms. Physical theropy, braces, exercises etc. Also there are powerful pain killing drugs available for those suffering from disableing pain.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

How do you get diagnosed with charcot-marie-tooth syndrome?

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Dr. Saleh Elahwal
Endodontics 36 years experience
Genetic test : This syndrome is a herdaitory disease that affect the nervers and muscles of arms and legs in the early childhood or adult life and sometimes midlife . It could be diagnosed via physical examination , usually the legs muscule look like upside down champagne bottle , nerve conduction and reflexes 'emg , blood sample for genetic test
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A 35-year-old member asked:

Any docs familiar with charcot-marie-tooth syndrome? What can you tell me about it?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Charcot-Marie: Tooth syndrome is one of the most common hereditary neurological disorders. It is motor and sensory neuropathy, affecting peripheral nerves. It is manageable, but not curable disease and has nothing to do with dentistry.
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A 39-year-old member asked:

Help me out here: what is charcot-marie-tooth?

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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Genetic disorder: Charcot-marie-tooth disease is actually a group of genetically distinct disorders that have similar symptoms;it's the most common inherited neurologic disorder. Its symptoms start before 20 yrs old and include slowly progressing weakness starting in the muscles of the ends of the limbs (usually legs first).This leads to poor finger control, difficulty walking & frequent tripping.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of charcot-marie-tooth?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 55 years experience
CHARCOT MARIE TOOTH : Hereditary neuropathies type 1and 2 are the most common.Sx are weakness and atrophy of distal leg muscles, slowly progressive to adulthood.They usually wear leg braces.
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A 44-year-old member asked:

Does anyone out there have charcot marie tooth?

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Dr. Richard Charmoy
Dentistry 37 years experience
Yes: Tthere are document cases in literature.
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