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Dr. Kenith Paresa
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Charcot Marie Tooth (Overview)

by Googling it. But is a neurological disease that effects the perineal nerve . Gradually effecting the ability 2 extend Ur toes or ankle, & U end up with a drop foot. There is more 2 it, but there R books written on it.


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Is charcot marie tooth a bad thing to have?

Is charcot marie tooth a bad thing to have?

See below:: Charcot-marie-tooth disease is one of the most common inherited neurological disorders, affecting approximately 1 in 2, 500 people in the us. Also known as hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy (hmsn) or peroneal muscular atrophy, comprises a group of disorders caused by mutations in genes that affect the normal function of the peripheral nerves. There is no cure: offered-ot, braces, meds, surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenith Paresa
109 doctors shared insights

Charcot Marie Tooth (Overview)

by Googling it. But is a neurological disease that effects the perineal nerve . Gradually effecting the ability 2 extend Ur toes or ankle, & U end up with a drop foot. There is more 2 it, but there R books written on it.


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How does charcot-marie-tooth-disease affect diabetes?

How does charcot-marie-tooth-disease affect diabetes?

CMT: Is an inherited motor neuron disease. People have a normal life expectancy as CMT affects peripheral nerves and is characterized by muscle weakness in the lower leg. It should have no affect on diabetes directly. Diabetes that is not well controlled can also cause neuropathy and compound the cmt. Please see your specialist to discuss your particular case in more depth than is available here. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of charcot-marie-tooth?

What are the symptoms of charcot-marie-tooth?

CHARCOT MARIE TOOTH : Hereditary neuropathies type 1and 2 are the most common.Sx are weakness and atrophy of distal leg muscles, slowly progressive to adulthood.They usually wear leg braces. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of charcot marie tooth disease?

What are the signs and symptoms of charcot marie tooth disease?

See a neurologist: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are muscle weakness and decreased muscle size, considered a hereditary, neurological disorder. See a neurologist for evaluation, imaging and management. ...Read more

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What are genetic tests for charcot-marie-tooth?

What are genetic tests for charcot-marie-tooth?

Chromosomal studies: A blood test for chromosomes and looking at dna. Other tests include: nerve conduction study -a test that measures the speed and amplitude of nerve impulses in the extremities electromyogram (EMG) -a test that records the electrical activity of muscle cells dna blood test-to confirm certain types of cmt, even if there are no symptoms. ...Read more

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If you have charcot marie tooth can you feel it?

If you have charcot marie tooth can you feel it?

Yes: This inherited disease has many observable symptoms. It is well reviewed at: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001741/ i recommend if you think you may have this disease to contact your md for a proper evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Are there is herbs that can help treat charcot marie tooth disease?

No: Cmt is named after the 3 physicians who first described the syndrome. Cmt is a neurologic disease affecting the lower extremities, and has nothing to do with teeth. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for charcot-marie-tooth?

What is the treatment for charcot-marie-tooth?

Mostly Symptomatic: Unfortunately, there is no cure for CMT disease. There are at least 5 different types. How the kid does clinically depends also on its type. Treating pain with medications, orthopedic braces, occupational and physical therapy etc are the main stay of treatment. I assume that the diagnosis is already made, with the help of a geneticist, neurologist etc. ...Read more