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Characteristic Elfin Like Facial Features
Face stucturr: It would be a delicate, pixie like face. This can be associated with other problems. Have your baby checked. All the best. ...Read more
Elf: Many genetic conditions have typical appearances. Elf-like facial features can describe someone with williams syndrome. They have small upturned noses, wide mouth, small teeth with wide spacing. They also have characteristic starburst appearance to their eyes, making them look like they are twinkling. While this description is used to easily describe without details, it does not make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Chromosome influence: The size ; shape of the skull ; facial features of Down syndrome patients is heavily influenced bu the effect of the extra chromosome present in every cell of the body. The same goes for eyes, hands ; feet all of which require a lot of decoding during formation to produce the structures. Many other chromosome defects produce some common features to those born with the abnormality. ...Read more
Chromosome influence: The size and shape of the skull and facial features of Down syndrome patients is heavily influenced by the effect of the extra chromosome present in every cell of the body. The same goes for eyes, hands, feet, all of which require a lot of decoding during formation to produce the structures. Other chromosome defects produce some common features to those born with a specified extra chromosome. ...Read more
Chromosome influence: The size & shape of the skull & facial features of Down syndrome patients is heavily influenced bu the effect of the extra chromosome present in every cell of the body. The same goes for eyes, hands & feet all of which require a lot of decoding during formation to produce the structures. Many other chromosome defects produce some common features to those born with the abnormality. ...Read more
Effect of chromosome: The extra chromosome material that produces ds is present in every cell of the body and has great influence everywhere. In body parts that require a lot of information to form, like the face, hands, feet the effect of the extra material is seen in these visible areas as a similar pattern. ...Read more
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Effect of chromosome: The extra chromosome material that produces ds is present in every cell of the body and such has great influence everywhere. In body parts that require a lot of information for formation, like the face, hands, feet the effect is seen these visible areas. The extra chromosome material shows in higher frequency of distinctive facial features, length of fingers, spacing of toes etc. ...Read more
Androgenic hair: Androgen of pcos is generally androgens produced by ovary decreasing levels at this level can be done by using oral contraceptives which block endogenous production metformin can be used to cycle ovaries to normal function androgen blockers can be used like spironlactone these drugs can also be used in combination. ...Read more
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Genetic: Downs is cause by trisomy 21 tow many genes at chromosome 21. There are 22 pairs of chromosomes and two pairs of sex chromosomes. The extra chromosome on 21 is what gives people the features with increased or decreased penetrance. Cause by nondisjunction in meiosis when the chromosomes of sperm and egg combine, the extra chromosome on #21 cause the features. ...Read more
FASD: The image shows the characteristics. Sometimes they can be subtle, and would need a doctor to identify. ...Read more
What's really up?: A marked birth defect can be fixed surgically, but by and large, less severe variables aren't worth trying to conceal. People who know you notice how you move, talk, how physically fit you are much more than your not having a "Hollywood-pretty" face, and if you're liked (i.e., you treat others well) people won't want to see your face change at all -- they like it because it's yours. ...Read more
Yes, likely: As cross bites and under bites treated surgically are significant, they deal with severe facial asymmetries. When your work is done it should be a very favorable change! ...Read more
Many causes of autis: Their are many causes of autism. Many of these disorders are genetic in origin. In some of those patients they may well have dysmorphic or abnormal facial appearance. In other cases they appear to have a perfectly normal physical examination. Be sure and check with your child's provider if you have a specific question. ...Read more
How can I get a diagnosis for FAS on my foster child, here in australia. Gp is reluctant because he says she doesn't have typical FAS facial features!
Look into geneticist: Probably the best source of information or support for this kind of DX will come from a geneticist or child development specialist who are often located at a children's hospital or university center. See if your pcp is willing to provide a referral & locate a source near your local. ...Read more
I am 30 yrs male. Weight=57 kg and height=5 feet 4 inch, but my facial features and body looks like as I am16 yrs old. What could be the reason?
Good Genes!: I know being 30 & looking 16 can have challenges but in 10 years you will appreciate your youthful appearance more. Most of aging is controlled by genetics but also by healthy living and your youthful appearance means you are doing well in both areas. I "suffered" as you do but now appreciate that others judge me to be 15-20 years younger than I am chronologically. It will have health benefits too. ...Read more
I look very very younger to my age. I feel the problem is with my facial hair and facial features. How can I grow them?? have a look at my pic, I'm 26
Be patient: Facial hair is largely driven by genetics, so there is no great way to enhance its growth. Frequent shaving may increase the thickness. At 26, you are at the age where your physical maturity is likely peaked, but you have not yet started showing any signs of aging. As you get older, you are more likely to appreciate your youthful appearance. ...Read more
A four year old child has no hair and an enlarged head. His facial features seem normal. What could this be?
Born with torticollis, quickly diagnosed. Still have a head tilt, on the same side facial features droop slightly, many issues all on my left side, help?
I have broadened facial features due to pcos. Can I reverse it using anti androgens? Would they give me an effect?
My facial features looked good after abortion last year. But now its back to normal. I am a pcos patient. How is this possible?
Some doctors say that ultherapy can cause a hollowing out of facial features vs. A face lift. Is this the consensus out there and how likely is it?
Not typically: Ultherapy typically targets the deeper layers of the skin. If prolonged or inappropriate settings are used, damage to to the underlying fat could possibly occur with hollowing but that is highly unlikely. A face lift will reposition the fat and remove excess skin ...Read more
I am here to ask you about my pcos. Please tell me what should I do to end this. My facial features are getting masculine. Either its buxism or pcos.?
PCOS: The symptoms are due to a hyper-androgenic state which also creates insulin resistance. You should be on an anti-androgen drug such as spirinolactone and special low glycemic index diet. Bruxism doesn't make you masculine looking (slight masseter hypertrophy is possible). You cannot cure PCOS but can manage it as a chronic disease similar to diabetes. ...Read more
Is it normal to have side affects of migraines (such as tunnel vision, slurred speech and stiff neck and facial features) without the pain of migrain?
Migraine Equivalent: Migraine symptoms without the head pain is not rare at all. These can occur in people with previous migraines, they tend to know that they are having what equals a migraine without the pain. Migraine Equivalent also may occur in those without prior headaches. If they are new, over hours, or frequent then get evaluated. ...Read more
Yes: Pcos does change the amount of fat a woman has and where her fat is. You treat it with exercise, weight loss (if indicated), sometimes metformin, sometimes oral contraceptives. Talk to your doctor about possible treatments. In the meantime, try to eat healthy, exercise, and if, indicated, lose weight. Good luck! ...Read more