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Able Hand Syndrome
Very rare: Alien hand syndrome is the misattribution and belief that one's hand does not belong to oneself, but that it has its own life. The afflicted person has normal sensation in the hand and leg, but believes that the hand, while still being a part of their body, is acting autonomously, having 'a will of its own. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can I do if I have primary reynaud's disease / syndrome and my hands are very hot and tingly?
Yes: Dupytren's disease is an inherited disease that effects the longitudinal palmar fascia, and other fascial structures of the fingers. This causes the fascial chords or bands to contract, pulling the fingers into the hand. Its progression would be unaffected by weight lifting or similar activities so you can resume lifting activities without concern. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My child has cornelia de lange syndrome is it normal for this kids to put their hands in their mouth?
Yes: It is normal for any kid to put their fingers or hands in their mouth. There are thousands of pleasure nerve fibers in the lips, and kids find them soothing. Normally functioning kids usually grow out of this habit, while those that are mentally challenged may not adapt the social skills of older regular kids. ...Read more
What are the early first signs of my having carple tunnel syndrome in my hands (excuse the spelling)?
Numbness & Tingling: Early in carpal tunnel syndrome, there is numbness and tingling in the thumb, index, middle, and radial side (thumb side) of the ring finger. It is often worse at night, causing patients to wake and "shake" their hands. Their can be a weakness and atrophy later in the disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am able to do the hand signs for Marfan syndrome but wasn't diagnosed yet, can I just look like a marfan?
Doctors can evaluate: A person with a few of the marfan syndrome features can see a primary care doctor and a geneticist. The geneticist specializes in diagnosing genetic disorders such as marfan syndrome. A person has to have a certain number of signs & symptoms before he is diagnosed as marfan syndrome. If less than the minimum signs & symptoms, he may have marfanoid habitus (appearance) but not have marfan syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if my child has cornelia de lange syndrome is it common for this kids to put their hands in their mouth?
Foranswers/reference: Putting hands in the mouth is a common feature of children everywhere. Not necessarily related to any specific genetic disorder. Attached there is a link to a site that offers general information and also provides other links to support sites for parents etc. Good luck! http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/cornelia-de-lange-syndrome ...Read more
Should i be concerned if my child has cornelia de lange syndrome is it common for this kids to put their hands in their mouth?
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