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What is canavan's?

What is canavan's?

Canavan disease: Is a relatively rare, but always fatal, inherited, degenerative brain disorder that primarily affects children of eastern and central european jewish (ashkenazi) descent. It presents at three to nine months of age. Children with canavan disease cannot crawl, walk, sit or talk. ...Read more

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What are canavan diseases?

What are canavan diseases?

Leukodysphrophy: According to the national institute of neurological disorders and stroke, canavan disease is a leukodysphrophy. It is a genetic disorder which causes brain degeneration. ...Read more

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Howto no if I have brest cansar?

Howto no if I have brest cansar?

Start with self exam: Do a self exam: http://www. Webmd. Com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-self-exam

If you feel anything concerning contact your doctor for a screening. ...Read more

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Is HealthTap available in Canada?

Is HealthTap available in Canada?

Yes, some services: HealthTap is available to anyone in the world with internet or cellular access. Users can browse HealthTap's questions and answers, can post free questions, and get free, brief, public informational answers. A private consultation with an American doctor can be done from outside the US, but a patient would not be able to get prescribed meds, nor ordered lab tests, from the American doctor. (2017) ...Read more

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Who has cheaper drugs--us or canada?

Who has cheaper drugs--us or canada?

Usually Canada: Typically drug prices for non generic medications are lower in canada than in the us. ...Read more

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Cann I use this tablet. Befor 5days.

Clarify question: We need to know what tablet you are referring to. Please resubmit your question. ...Read more

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Should I cancel my vacation to cancun, mexico due to concern about food?

Should I cancel my vacation to cancun, mexico due to concern about food?

What concerns?: A lot of people live in cancun and eat local food without getting sick. If you are concerned, stick to bottled water and cooked foods only and avoid uncooked salads etc. ...Read more

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What to do if I have only seen it prescribed in the us, what are the laws in canada?

Sorry this question: Is too vague to be able to answer. Consider providing pertinent info and re-asking. ...Read more

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A friend of mine got new crowns for cheap in another country for $ is Canada one also?

A friend of mine got new crowns for cheap in another country for $ is Canada one also?

Dental Tourism: There are many countries that one can seek cheaper alternatives for dental care. Look at a site such as :
http://www. Patientsbeyondborders. Com/procedure/dentistry

Remember, obtaining follow up care can be much more difficult when you have your work done abroad, particularly when complications arise. ...Read more

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What is the 15-day canadian diet?

What is the 15-day canadian diet?

No "Diet", please: It sounds like yet another woman's magazine teaser for an unhealthy short-term eating plan. Please work with a nutritionist or health coach to make some lasting lifestyle modifications instead. A reasonable exercise program, reasonable low glycemic eating plan rich in nutrition and low in carbs is the best plan longterm. ...Read more

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At wht time canalis femoralis can exist?

At wht time canalis femoralis can exist?

All the time: The femoral canal (canalis femoralis) is a location in the human body, so it is there all the time. The location is at the inner, front part of the groin, where the leg attaches to the body, at both the left and right groins. It is possible for some intestine to push down through a weaker spot at the top of the femoral canal and become a femoral hernia. ...Read more

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Can brown recluse spiders live in canada?

With Global warming: Many insects and animals are being found in areas where they have not lived in the past. I am not aware of Brown Recluse Spiders in Canada - but who knows what could happen in the future. ...Read more

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What kind of mutation is canavan's disease?

What kind of mutation is canavan's disease?

Chromosome 17: Canavan's disease is an autosomal recessive inherited disease mapped to chromosome 17. This disorder falls into the family of leukodystrophies. This refers to a problem with myelin formation. Myelin is a key covering of the nerve sheaths. There is a specific enzyme aspartoacylase that is deficient. This is important in the pathway that leads to myelin formation. Patients have neurologic problems. ...Read more

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Can you get sick with ebola disease in Canada?

Can you get sick with ebola disease in Canada?

Not at this time.: As of NOV 2016 - there were no confirmed Ebola cases in Canada. ...Read more

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Do canadians like their national health system?

Positive view: Most canadians find their system responsive, inexpensive and of good quality. They do rank higher on most categories used to measure effectiveness than does the usa. Canadian doctors are a little less positive as they have a limitation of income but I do not see a mass movement of canadian md's into the us. ...Read more

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Info on a cangen filtration system? Does it work?

Info on a cangen filtration system? Does it work?

Caveat emptor: Before you spend thousands of dollars for something to perform magic on your water, and rather than trust me, take their claims to a chemistry teacher at a local junior college. The claims seem to be me to be so obviously false as to be beneath consideration. Http://skeptoid. Com/episodes/4139. ...Read more

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Will I need to take antimalarials to go to mexico or cancun?

Will I need to take antimalarials to go to mexico or cancun?

Malaria prevention: Selective areas in Mexico have risks for acquiring Malaria. The best way to know is check your travel cities against a Malaria map such as can be found on the CDC Yellow Book website. ...Read more

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Can. A women get chlmedya from not wating 6week till. After birth?

Perhaps: A woman can get chlamydia form having intercourse with an affected partner, regardless of when that intercourse occurs. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in canada, can you be forced into rehab if you're eighteen?

Can you tell me in canada, can you be forced into rehab if you're eighteen?

Can't say but consi: Consider but if you need rehab it is something you want to do or you might not make it successful. You have to decide if this is the way you want to live your life or if this opportunity will take you in a new direction. Consider this discussion with your physicians. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight but no matter how hard I try I can't.any tips?

I want to lose weight but no matter how hard I try I can't.any tips?

Losing weight: It is a complex matter and is more effective when individualised. However general guidelines include reducing total calories, increasing fiber, decreasing simple carbonhydrates and both resistance and aerobic excercise and getting restful 7-8hrs of sleep. ...Read more

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In Canada is youth child (14 years old.) aloud to get vaccinated without his her permission?

In Canada is youth child (14 years old.) aloud to get vaccinated without his her permission?

! 4 year old--Minor: Legally, a 14 year old need not be asked permission for vaccination.
Of course, information, explanation and warning should be given to them.
The parent can make this decision.
Emancipated minors' definition in US may be different in Canada. Not familiar with that.
Please check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Trying to link-up with fittvs namiste yoga website - the omni vision productions (of canada) website. Help?

Trying to link-up with fittvs namiste yoga website - the omni vision productions (of canada) website. Help?

Try this: I think your problem was misspelling "namaste." I think this is the site you are looking for: http://www. Namaste. Tv/. ...Read more

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If diagnosed in europe or canada. Could I use these diagnostic results in the United States for medication or diagnostics?

If diagnosed in europe or canada. Could I use these diagnostic results in the United States for medication or diagnostics?

Yes: The decision regarding treatment will ultimately lie with your doctor. If the doc you see accepts the test results you will not need to have them repeated. ...Read more

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Does a borderline positive ttg exist-my daughter is 7 and her ttg is 23. We are in canada where the ttg range is under 20.?

Does a borderline positive ttg exist-my daughter is 7 and her ttg is 23. We are in canada where the ttg range is under 20.?

IgA level?: Without knowing if this is a ttg IgA antibody and if her IgA levels are normal, hard to know what to make of this. If IgA is normal and this is a ttg IgA antibody, then it's mildly positive and suggests risk for celiac sprue. She may need to see a GI doctor particularly if there's family history of celiac or she's had growth problems or other symtpoms. Cs can only be diagnosed by biopsy. ...Read more

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Why is oraquick not approved in Canada? Is it unsafe to use? I was curious and used it and I'm from Canada, now I'm worried?

Oraquick: Oraquick has not been approved in C anada because it ha not undergone rigorous testing. Consequently, there is the possibility of getting false positive or negative results ...Read more

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Will have a vacation soon in Canada. When I return back home (+6h), what can I do to adjust quick? I will start school soon. Thanks.

Jet lag: Avoid caffeine, drink lots of water, adapt to the local time as quickly as possible. If you arrive at 6 in the morning, and it's lunch time where you are, eat lunch. Get some exercise. There are also some homeopathic remedies, valerian root and leopards bane. Enjoy your vacation! ...Read more

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Y here in canada they recommend to introduce food to babies at 6 months? Any everywhere else they start at 4 months? When should I start?

Y here in canada they recommend to introduce food to babies at 6 months? Any everywhere else they start at 4 months? When should I start?

Food for babies: I usually go by 3-6 months or 13-16 pounds as guidelines to introduce solid foods. The aap recommends 6 months but if a child is not satisfied with breast or fomula its time to feed him instead od torturing your child and/or yourself. ...Read more

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How long it may take for me to recover from jet lag? Will fly soon from Romania to Canada (-6h) for a 2-3 week vacation but I don't want it ruined.

How long it may take for me to recover from jet lag? Will fly soon from Romania to Canada (-6h) for a 2-3 week vacation but I don't want it ruined.

About 24-72 hours: It takes a couple of days for your body to adjust to a new time zone. Sounds like you have plenty of time to enjoy your vacation. Be safe and have fun! ...Read more

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I'm 36 yrs old. We want a child. But I was clamped about 3 yrs ago or so. ..I live in nb canada. Can we and how much $. Or other way then operation?

I'm 36 yrs old. We want a child. But I was clamped about 3 yrs ago or so. ..I live in nb canada. Can we and how much $. Or other way then operation?

IVF an Option: In vitro fertilization (ivf) is an option, but this is very expensive without insurance. An ivf procedure is more likely to allow a pregnancy than an attempt at a reversal of a tubal ligation which is not that successful and is also costly and a surgical procedure with more risks, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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26yo/Pinpricks due to low D3 (4.8) after going to study in Canada, started meds 3 mos. Ago. 3 shots + 60k uprise once/mo. Do I need to check it again?

26yo/Pinpricks due to low D3 (4.8) after going to study in Canada, started meds 3 mos. Ago. 3 shots + 60k uprise once/mo. Do I need to check it again?

Yes: Yes, and you also need to take a daily Vitamin D supplement of maybe 2000-3000U.
Low calcium and low magnesium can also cause the symptoms you describe. Make sure they check those levels too. ...Read more

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Hello, I'm 16 and I'm 6 ft 3, I have a serious probleme with Height, so is there any surgery to lost some Height, if yes, where I can do it in Canada?

Hello, I'm 16 and I'm 6 ft 3, I have a serious probleme with Height, so is there any surgery to lost some Height, if yes, where I can do it in Canada?

Get some labs: There is nothing wrong with being tall. However, you should see your doctor to get a blood test done to check your growth hormone level. An excessive production of growth hormone in your body can lead to excessive growth in your body and lead to acromegaly. ...Read more

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Got burned pretty bad in Cancun Mexico this past week. I have very fair skins use 50spf everyday! Got burned mainly on shoulders. Scabs on shoulders?

Got burned pretty bad in Cancun Mexico this past week. I have very fair skins use 50spf everyday! Got burned mainly on shoulders. Scabs on shoulders?

Use polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin): Ointment on the scabs, and from now on keep your shoulders protected from the sun. They will burn easily and be sun sensitive from now on. ...Read more

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