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My son has brown syndrome. He was operated a week ago. Still when he looks up his left eye doesn't go up (us before the opaeration).What to do now?
The. R in CREST is : Raynauds which can show up as darkening if the fingers or hand due to spasm in blood vessels. But having ray aids dies not mean it is crest syndrome. Calcinosis. Esophageal dysmotility. Sclerodactyly and telangectasia are the other letters. Many causes of raymaud a are NOT associated with a known issue. Speak to your doctor about being evaluated ...Read more
I am suppose to be getting my period tomorrow. But today i just had some brownish discharge. I do have polycycstic ovarian syndrome. Should i worry ?
No: You may need to see a doctor for an evaluation if this persists, but a small amount of brownish discharge, provided no other symptoms are present, is unlikely to be a cause for concern. ...Read more
Been having brown spotting for over a week. Have polycystic ovary syndrome & after losing weight, i´m becoming more regular, but what does this mean?
Hi I've recently lost almost 20 kg while on a diet and I have Polycystic ovary syndrome.When I got my period this month it was brown, is that normal?
Probably normal: if it happen only once. If persist see your gyn. To send an e-mail to me click this link https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more
Genetic blindness: This is an autosomal recessive disease (i.e., the patient inherits one defective gene from each parent), with progressive loss of vision and sometimes other neurologic problems. Carriers (one copy of the gene) may have some visual problems. There is no specific treatment, and my hope is that if you or someone you know is affected, good supportive care will be available. ...Read more
Sharpe Syndrome : Its another name for mixed connective tissue disease, an autoimmune disease with features of systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, and polymyositis, sometime referred to as undifferentiated connective tissue disease. Individuals who have this condition are best served by a rheumatologist (an internist with subspecialty training in rheuamtology). ...Read more
Tumor family: This is a fairly common trait passed parent-to-child, 50% chance, in which certain tumors are substantially more common and there may be curious bumps especially on the skin. It is not curable but if good surveillance for tumors is maintained, it's manageable. Several genetic loci are known especially pten, and genetic counseling is available. ...Read more
Deadly process: First noted in the 60'sand peaking in the 70's, this is a pattern of acute liver failure,coma and often death. It often struck kids recovering from flu or chickenpox. Its cause is unclear, but an association with intake of any salicylate product was recognized.After salicylates were stopped for kids under 16, the condition has all but disappeared. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Read: Horner's syndrome is the combination of drooping of the eyelid (ptosis) and constriction of the pupil (miosis), sometimes accompanied by decreased sweating of the face on the same side; redness of the conjunctiva of the eye is often also present. It indicates a problem with the sympathetic nervous system. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers