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Genetics: Our hair is generally preprogrammed by our genes to stop making pigment that gives it color. Rarely, a medical illness, stressors or medical treatments, like chemotherapy, can change our hair color or cause a lack of color(white or gray). Ask older relatives when they saw their first gray hair. ...Read more
There are no: scientific randomized controlled study data to support the claims made by many herbal medicine pundits, let alone 2000 years of Chinese medicine wisdom. However, there are supposed to be benefits to black rice and its fermented derivative vinegar, including cardiovascular "cleansing" effects, antioxidant effects, and immune boosting vitamins. ...Read more
Not necessarily.: It's pretty common for beards to gray faster than scalp hair, but early graying of the beard is not a reliable predictor of early graying of scalp hair. ...Read more
Female w/ piebaldism: blond forelock & recent forehead loss of pigment. No retardation/deafness-do my future kids have ^ risk of retardation/deafness?
The gene mutation : that causes hypopigmented hair & skin also causes deafness or Intellectual Disability in a small # of cases. Each of your children has a 50% risk of having Piebaldism. Unless your affected child's mutation differs from yours, his clinical signs will most likely be the same as yours. Ask your PCP or dermatologist for molecular genetic testing & referral to a geneticist for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
Any dr read this destroying the myth about testosterone replacement and prostate cancer
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In development: Cornelia de lange syndrome is a developmental disorder that affects many parts of the body. The features of this disorder vary widely among affected individuals and range from relatively mild to severe. It effect the skeletal development and patients can have widely spaced teeth. Some people with this condition are born with an opening in the roof of the mouth called a cleft palate. ...Read more
Have Macular pucker causes white to appear gray. Also have glaucoma. Will visual field test be inaccurate because background is gray instead of white.
Likely to be fine: There can be multiple conditions in an eye at one time, and when this is the case a visual field may be a bit off from it's full potential. But it can still give useful information. In your case, if it is inaccurate, some changes can be made to the settings of the test to make it easier. If still inaccurate, there are still other parameters/tests of your eye that can be utilized to follow it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age & genetics: Early. 1. Genetics. 2. Age 3. Stressors. The age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors such as nutritional deficiencies, traumatic head injuries, low vitamin B levels, zinc deficiency, severe illness, surgery and marked emotional stress may impact earlier depigmentation in people who are already predisposed to gray hair. In general – genetics plays the biggest role. ...Read more
Mri-multiple old ischemic areas in periventricular white matter bilaterally-cerebral & cerebellar atrophy, a 72 y, w 65 kg, no ht, no sugar, serious?
Probably not.: I find this to be a fairly common finding on mri's in your age group.. Usually a sign of microvascular changes in the blood vessels. If you are having difficulty with cognition or other neurological symptoms then a neurological consult would be in order. Otherwise focus on keeping your cardiovascular risk factors low. There are a variety of supplements that can help you achieve these goals also. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Brain mri-white spots/migraines. Told this is abnormal for 39 y/o. Dad & grandma-early onset dementia (50s). Do white spots = dementia in my future?
...hold on cowgirl!!: I've seen lots of scanned images with "white spots" that turned out to be artifact rather than tissue pathology...Similar to having a dirty lens on your microscope! there are some genetic markers for certain types of dementias that would be much more useful to you...And all it takes is a swab of the buccal mucosa inside your mouth, and, of course, a little money! seek more opinions on "white dots". ...Read more
Mi Paciente está experimentando entumecimiento de la pierna, dolor de cabeza (mejora con: descanso) (empeora con: flexionar hacia adelante) (sever...
Analgesico Primero: Entumecimiento de la pierna puede ser por falta de uso! Terapia fisica es recomendable! Antes de ejercicio que se tome un Analgesico como Acetaminofen 650 mg para que pueda ejercitarse. Depende claro de la edad de su paciente y tambien de otras enfermedades que tenga! ...Read more
Silver white stray hairs in one small area just below the main eyebrow. Early sign of vitiligo?!? Only 26, aunt has vitiligo. Fair South Asian skin.
WHITE HAIR EYEBROW: THIS IS KNOWN AS POLIOSIS. IT IS HARMLESS. IT CAN BE HEREDITARY. CHECK OUT CATHERINE COOKSON'S BOOK "THE MALLEN STREAK," WHICH IS ALSO A TV SERIES. NOT TO WORRY! ...Read more