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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Hexadactyly

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Could hexadactyly (extra fingers/toes) be a sign of other problems?

Could hexadactyly (extra fingers/toes) be a sign of other problems?

Hexadactyly: Polydactyly (hexadactyly) is a pretty common birth defect which is often a harmless and isolated finding. Sometimes it can be associated with other disorders such as greig syndrome or pallister -hall syndrome. ...Read more

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Can hexadactyly (extra fingers/toes) be a sign of other problems? Can any docs explain?

Can hexadactyly (extra fingers/toes) be a sign of other problems? Can any docs explain?

Sometimes: Usually this is an isolated finding related to abnormal differentiation of the germinal tissue responsible for production of the fingers in the fetus. However it can be associated with other genetic abnormalities and syndromes and should be explored further by a hand surgeon or pediatrician ...Read more

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What cause bp?

What cause bp?

BP definition.: The blood pressure is the resistance to blood flow through the body. The higher number is the resistance when the heart pumps, and the lower number is the resistance when the heart relaxes and fills. High BP can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels and brain. 95% of the time, there's no one specific cause perhaps other than genetics. ...Read more

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What causes add?

What causes add?

Don't really know: The actual cause of adhd is really unknown. Spect scans have been able to show abnormalities in the frontal lobe of those with adhd, but this doesn't explain cause. It is believed to be a chemical, rather than purely a behavioral disorder. Theories on cause are endless from diet, genetics, vitamin deficiency, toxin exposure, fetus development, etc. ...Read more

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Cause of headche?

Depends: It greatly depends on the type of headache you have, location, quality, associated symptoms, etc, etc. ...Read more

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What cause dyspenia?

What cause dyspenia?

Short of breath: Dyspnea can be caused by anything that prevents taking a full, effective breath. Causes include obesity, illness, neuromuscular disorders such as ms, smoking, etc. ...Read more

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What causes nightmare?

What causes nightmare?

WorkingInternalFears: During sleep, our minds/brains work to both integrate awake experiences into memory &, as part of this, make sense of many issues, correctly or incorrectly, the best we can. Fears, anger & sadness, emotions we typically have the most difficulty with, are commonly repressed while awake; allows function & interaction with others. However, while dreaming, issues are worked on & sometimes remembered. ...Read more

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What could cause spasms?

What could cause spasms?

Many things: There are many causes of muscle spasms including muscle injury, electrolyte imbalance, spinal cord injury/disease and brain injury. There are a number of disorders of the brain that can cause spasticity as well. There are many other causes as well. ...Read more

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What could be the cause?

Cause of what?: If you can please tell us what problem you want us to give you an educated guess about, we can try to help. Be well. ...Read more