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How could a person acquire an eye disorder?

How could a person acquire an eye disorder?

Many modes: Eyes have a variety of needs for glasses, can get various infections, suffer trauma, have inherited disorders, develop disease from diabetes and other systemic diseases, and are susceptible to defects that arise from development before birth and aging. The eye like all parts of the body, can develop many different disorders. ...Read more

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What are acquired diseases? Give me examples of them and their cause.

What are acquired diseases? Give me examples of them and their cause.

Acquired: Is a disorder that is not present at birth (genetic or congenital). HIV is an acquired disease. You become infected with the virus and develop the disease. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to please list known diseases that have no known cures?

Large list: The list is too large to place on this page, but I have attached a link to the top 10 odd diseases with no known cause.

http://listverse. Com/2009/03/17/top-10-odd-diseases-with-no-known-cause/ ...Read more

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Can you list some inheritable x-linked diseases?

Can you list some inheritable x-linked diseases?

Several, some are:..: X-linked diseases can be either recessive or dominant. X-linked recessive diseases include red-green color blindness, haemophilia and the Duchenne and Becker forms of muscular dystrophy (both of which involve mutations in the DMD gene). You can search on the Internet I am sure for a tremendous list of X-linked diseases. ...Read more

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Can you please list the common causes of sexual aversion disorder?

Can you please list the common causes of sexual aversion disorder?

Sexual trauma: I have worked with many people who were sexually abused as children or teens and some of them have a strong aversion to any kind of sexual relationship no matter how healthy. This aversion to normal, health sex can be helped by working with a psychologist who is trained in treated sexual trauma. There are other causes too but this is one I have seen. Be well, . ...Read more

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I need a simple list of the symptoms of reactive attachment disorder.

I need a simple list of the symptoms of reactive attachment disorder.

RAD: RAD is not accepted diagnosis by all drs. However there appear to be a group of children that were chronically and severely tramatized in early childhood and failed to bond with close family members. They often have severe behavior problems, opposition to authority, wander the house at night, can be aggressive, fail to show empathy for others, but can also be very charming, and are delinquent. ...Read more

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How does the body acquire active immunity to a disease without getting it?

How does the body acquire active immunity to a disease without getting it?

Vaccination: Vaccination can stimulate body to acquire active immunity to a disease without gettiing it, such as MMR. ...Read more

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Can someone list the disorders that might be diagnosed with electromyography?

Can someone list the disorders that might be diagnosed with electromyography?

EMG: Electromyography or EMG is a test used to look at muscle activity which is reflective of nerve activity. This is often done in conjunction with nerve conduction velocity (ncv) testing. This is done by measuring muscle activity over a stimulated nerve. These 2 tests can help diagnoses nerve disorders, muscle disorders, neuro-muscular junction disorders. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to give me a list of at least ten diseases caused from alcohol?

Is it possible for you to give me a list of at least ten diseases caused from alcohol?

Alcohol: Alcohol can cause vast number of health issues enumerating few - hepatitis, cirrhosis of liver, liver cancer, cancer of oral cavity, cancer of food pipe, gastric reflux, pancreatitis, cardiomyopathy, heart failure, hypertension.

http://patient. Info/doctor/alcohol-related-problems ...Read more

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Can someone list the disorders that might be possible with abnormal electromyography results?

Can someone list the disorders that might be possible with abnormal electromyography results?

Too many to list.: Electromyography is performed for abnormal symptoms such as weakness due to conditions in either muscles or peripheral nerves. There are many such conditions. This web page (http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003929.Htm) has a list of many of these conditions, but you should always speak with your doctor about your specific results. ...Read more

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Can you please please make a list of all the diseases, disabilities and conditions linked to chromosome 17?

Can you please please make a list of all the diseases, disabilities and conditions linked to chromosome 17?

Chromosome 17 issues: Alexander disease
Andersen-Tawil syndrome
Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome
Bladder cancer
Breast cancer
Camptomelic dysplasia
Canavan disease
Cerebroretinal microangiopathy with calcifications and cysts
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, type 1
Corticobasal degeneration
Cystinosis
Depression
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, classical type
Epidermodysplasia verruciformis
Galactosemia
Glycogen storage disease type II (Pompe disease)
Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies
Howel–Evans syndrome
Li-Fraumeni syndrome
Maturity onset diabetes of the young type 5
Miller-Dieker syndrome
Multiple synostoses syndrome
Neurofibromatosis type I
Nonsyndromic deafness
Nonsyndromic deafness, autosomal dominant
Nonsyndromic deafness, autosomal recessive
Osteogenesis imperfecta
Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type I
Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type II
Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type III
Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type IV
Potocki-Lupski syndrome
Proximal symphalangism
Smith-Magenis syndrome
Usher syndrome
Very long-chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency ...Read more

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Could you list some of the disorders that could cause a low PLT count of 10x10^9/L, whether the disorders are common or rare?

Could you list some of the disorders that could cause a low PLT count of 10x10^9/L, whether the disorders are common or rare?

Thrombocytopenia...: ...and no. That's called a differential diagnosis, & it's way too complicated to list here. You can look it up yourself. One CAN divide it into 2 simple categories. Platelets are always being made and destroyed (dynamic equilibrium). So low platelets are due to either 1) decreased production or 2) increased destruction. As the great sage Hillel said, "all the rest is explanation; go and learn it." ...Read more

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Can you please specifically list all conditions or diseases that can result or bring on added inches of growth in height in adults years past puberty?

Can you please specifically list all conditions or diseases that can result or bring on added inches of growth in height in adults years past puberty?

Growth: I am not aware of any. Once the growth plates in the bones have fused, you're done. Keep in mind that there are variations between AM and PM based on separation of your vertebrae, and of course there can be errors in measurement. ...Read more

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I need a list of respiratory disorders in newborns?

I need a list of respiratory disorders in newborns?

Long list: It such a long list, it's not enough space for it. By group it can be presented as:
1. Airway obstruction diseases
2. Disorders of the chest wall & diaphragm
3. Cardiac disorders
4. Neurological disorders
5. Musculoskeletal disorders
6 malformation of the mediastinum & lung tissue
7. Air leak syndroms
8. Lung tissue disorders and lung vessels
9. Miscelaneous (anemia, iem, electrolytes abn, drugs). ...Read more

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What types are on the list of impulse-control disorders?

What types are on the list of impulse-control disorders?

The list, and more: 1. Intermittent explosive disorder; 2. Kleptomania; 3. Pyromania; 4. Pathological gambling; 5. Trichotillomania; 6. Impulse-control disorder not otherwise specified. But, in addition to these formal diagnoses, impulsive behavior can be a part of a number of additional mental disorders. ...Read more

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Can you give me a list of mental disorders and what they do to kids?

Can you give me a list of mental disorders and what they do to kids?

NIMH: The national institute of mental health does extensive research on this as well as many other things. They have pages dedicated to mental health in children and adolescents. You can access this at: http://www. Nimh. Nih. Gov/health/topics/child-and-adolescent-mental-health/index. Shtml much info here, including fact sheets about some conditions of concern. ...Read more

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Which other diseases can be acquired by getting addicted to alcohol?

Which other diseases can be acquired by getting addicted to alcohol?

Problems:: Excessive alcohol use can lead to liver disease (fatty liver, hepatitis, cirrhosis); ^ risk of hypertension, stroke or heart failure; erectile dysfunction; nystagmus; ^ cancer risk; GI problems (gastritis, ulcers, pancreatitis); fetal alcohol syndrome; dementia; hypoglycemia and eye problems. ...Read more

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Could someone give me list of disorders where having protein is bad?

Could someone give me list of disorders where having protein is bad?

Metabolic and kidney: There are a number of types of problems where having too much or the wrong type of protein can cause problems. Some categories include: metabolic diseases where the enzyme (s) to metabolize certain proteins is not present or is at a low level; kidney disease where thr kidney cannot handle a protein load; some intestinal diseases where the intestine cannot absorb peotein effectively are a few. ...Read more

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Leukaemia-- do you get that disease is acquired or is born with and "programmed" to develop it later?

Leukaemia-- do you get that disease is acquired or is born with and "programmed" to develop it later?

Cell division: Leukemia is a defect in the cellular line of cells in your body that make blood components. Mostly it is due to an undetected (by the body's immunodefence system) mutation in the cellular line which is a random event. Some are caused by certain influences like radiation and ingested chemicals increasing that chance for error. It can occur at any age and there is no known pre-programming. ...Read more

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My bf is caucasian & at age 6 aquired kawasaki disease which is weird cause they say only Asian. Is there a chance when we have a kid they will get it?

My bf is caucasian & at age 6 aquired kawasaki disease which is weird cause they say only Asian. Is there a chance when we have a kid they will get it?

Not exactly.: Kawasaki's disease is an immune system response triggered by an infection with certain organisms. Susceptibility genes have been identified which could inherited and they would determine the likelihood of you getting KD. To clarify it is not limited to people of Japanese descent but the disease is most often seen in Japanese persons. The chance of your child getting KD is same as general popul ...Read more

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List of rare brain disorders in children?

List of rare brain disorders in children?

Some are listed: In this article. REF: http://humanbrainfacts. Org/neurological-disorders-in-children. Php ...Read more

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What are some of the of non genetic or "acquired" mitochondrial disease?

What are some of the of non genetic or "acquired" mitochondrial disease?

Heavy metals: Lead and mercury toxicity, prolonged immobilization and lack of exercise, etc. - those are forms of secondary mitochondrial disease. ...Read more

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List of all heart disease names?

List of all heart disease names?

Need more space...: This is not a practical forum for this curious question--you probably better off googling it. But to name a few: coronary artery disease, hypertensive hd, valvular hd, cardiomyopathies (dilated, hypertrophic, tachycardic types), endocarditis, atrial fibrillation, flutter, wolf-parkinson-white syndrome, r or l bundle branch block, pvcs, pat, 1st/sec/3rd heart block, heart failure. Have fun learning. ...Read more

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Is pulmonary hypertension acquired disease?

Is pulmonary hypertension acquired disease?

Generally yes: Usually, it is acquired; however, up to 5% of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) may have a genetic or heritable cause. ...Read more