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Causes Of Eds
Does ehlers danlos hypermobility and pots and GERD caused by eds have flare ups? Better for a while then worse for a while?
Explain abbreviation: Explain pots abbreviation? Gerd can certainly have flareups. Ehlers danlos has a myiad of symptoms. Hypermobility-related flares are typically activity-related. ...Read more
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a medical condition characterized by hypermobile joints, very elastic or stretchy skin that bruises easily, and other abnormalities. It is caused by defects in collagen, an important structural protein that is responsible for the strength of many different types of tissue including skin, ...Read more
If a CD19 antigen result of 9% in lymphocyte phenotyping is above average, what can be the cause? Have many symptoms: EDS, PH, high ANA, pain, cough
Does narcolepsy cause unrestorative sleep? I have eds + dsps. Even after 20-30 minute nap i wake up more tired than i was before.
No: The fetus is relatively protected, problems don't usually come till adulthood. ...Read more
Can weak foot arches cause calf cramping? I have eds 3 and was thinking my sciatica was caus but noticed arch in that foot collapses with weight on it
Its All Related: Back is related to how the arch fell in your foot resulting in knee joints changing position that results in hip issues then translating to stress in your spine resulting in pieced nerves causing your sciatica. Thats said, likely improving your arch with support/orthotic will help reduce the back pain. Remember this will not happen overnight but will take time and your feet will hurt initially. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have eds and i sweat from my head/face/chest like crazy! i was diagnosed with psuedophytocytoma. Pseudo bc they couldn't find a tumor. Cause?
AutonomicDysfunction: Many people with hypermobility type eds have problems with bothersome sweating (hyperhidrosis). They also can have changes in how the heart responds to changes in position that can causing racing pulse similar to pheochromocytoma. The cause is not clearly known, but may be due to the blood vessels being too flexible tricking the body into sensing a low blood pressure. ...Read more
Can a titanium nail implant in collcarbone cause an autoimmune response and cause antibodies which could cause an illness? Have POTS and EDS.
No: The titanium is not immunogenic. That means it can not cause an immune resonse. ...Read more
Bent slightly at knees at heard a pop in left knee. Swollen knee and tendon goes to to left not straight from patella to tibia. Eds classical. Cause?
Eds?: Not familiar w/ abbreviation. Sounds like u subluxated your patella( kneecap) though . Sorry didn't realize you had ehler's danlos syndrome ... Now i understand. As you know very well your joints are 'looser' than ' normal' joints and kneecaps can 'slip' out of place w/ the stresses of squatting.See your ors for evaluation and quad strengthening/ patellar bracing if needed. Best of luck! ...Read more
Shooting pain from shoulder blade to ring finger comes amd goes? Shoulder makes grinding noises. Hist pots and eds. Cardiac cause or nerve?
What causes muscle spasms in abdominal and chest walls and how do I get relief? Can a physiatrist do "dry needling" in the abdomen? I have CMT & EDS. The cmt lead to nerve palsy & restrictive airway
Yes: Trigger point injections can be administered into the specific areas of tense muscles. Use a marker pen and place dots at the specific spots of pain prior to your doctor visit. The medicine will sting when it hits the spasm. The concern in the chest cavity is not puncturing a lung. A short needle should be used in this area. Doable by someone with experience. ultrasound or c arm commonly used. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers