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Doctor insights on: Charcot Marie Tooth Disease And Breathing Difficulties

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Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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I have charcot marie tooth disease and have had breathing problems and sweat a lot. Is this normal with cmt?

Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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I have charcot marie tooth disease and have had breathing problems and sweat a lot. Is this normal with cmt?

Maybe: Cmt is a spectrum of disorders that generally manifest as peripheral motor & sensory nerve problems. While some types can affect breathing, they usually manifest at a young age. In adults CMT usually affects leg & arm nerves/muscles more & is unlikely to cause sweating. Sweating may be a side effect of a medication. I would get your breathing checked out to make sure it's not something else. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenith Paresa
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Charcot Marie Tooth (Definition)

Charcot Marie Tooth or CMT is a group of inherited disorders that affect peripheral nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nerves are damaged also known as neuropathy. More about Charcot Marie Tooth: https://www. Cmtausa. Org/understanding-cmt/what-is-cmt/ ...Read more


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Could you explain what is charcot marie tooth disease?

Could you explain what is charcot marie tooth disease?

Hereditary condition: Charcot marie tooth disease is a hereditary condition that effect the nerves going to the feet, ankles, and legs. The muscles may be effected. One with this disease may have difficulty walking, may trip more. And have an unsteady gait. ...Read more

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What is it and is there any solution for charcot marie tooth disease?

What is it and is there any solution for charcot marie tooth disease?

Mostly Symptomatic: Its a hereditary motor sensory neuropathy. 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

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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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Is charcot marie tooth disease associated with diabetes?

Is charcot marie tooth disease associated with diabetes?

NO NOT DIRECTLY: Charcot marie tooth disease basically can be inherited neurological disease. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder. ...Read more

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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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I have charcot-marie-tooth disease. Is there any thing I can do to slow progression?

I have charcot-marie-tooth disease. Is there any thing I can do to slow progression?

Non Medicaly: There's no cure for charcot-marie-tooth disease. However, some treatments can help you manage its signs and symptoms.

Medications for pain and ifection.
Physical therapy
occupitional therapy
orthopedic devices
surgery. ...Read more

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What parent is charcot marie tooth disease inheritable from?

What parent is charcot marie tooth disease inheritable from?

Either Parent!: Cmt is caused by defects in the genes for proteins that affect axons. Cmt can be inherited in several ways:autosomal dominant (faulty gene contributed by either parent);autosomal recessive (faulty gene contributed by each parent);or x-linked (gene on the x chromosome contributed by either parent.) in other words, unlike color-blindness, which is a sex-linked trait, CMT seems to come from either. ...Read more

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From which parent is charcot marie tooth disease inherited from?

From which parent is charcot marie tooth disease inherited from?

Either: There are many forms of CMT disease, including cmt1, cmt2, cmt3, cmt4, and cmtx. Some are autosomal dominant (1 copy of the gene necessary to manifest), some recessive (2 copies necesary), and one x-linked (only on x chrmosome).
Consider this link: http://www. Medicinenet. Com/charcot-marie-tooth-disease/article. Htm. ...Read more

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What's charcot marie tooth disease?

What's charcot marie tooth disease?

Genetic Disorder: Charcot-marie-tooth (cmt) disease is an inherited disorder of the peripheral nerves. Cmt and other inherited disorders are due to defects of genes for various proteins in the nerve fibers. Usually the first signs of CMT are that the child or teenager has problems with his feet. He may have ankle sprains, tripping, or appear clumsy. Special genetic tests are available to identify some types o cmt. ...Read more

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What is charcot marie tooth disease?

Hereditaryneuropathy: The foot of a person with charcot–marie–tooth disease. The lack of muscle, a high arch, and claw toes are signs of this genetic disease. ...Read more

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What is Charcot Marie tooth disease?

Here is a link: With all the info: http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/charcot_marie_tooth/detail_charcot_marie_tooth. Htm ...Read more

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What is charcot marie tooth disease?

What is charcot marie tooth disease?

Genetic Disorder: Charcot-marie-tooth (cmt) disease is an inherited disorder of the peripheral nerves. Cmt and other inherited disorders are due to defects of genes for various proteins in the nerve fibers. Usually the first signs of CMT are that the child or teenager has problems with his feet. He may have ankle sprains, tripping, or appear clumsy. Special genetic tests are available to identify some types o cmt. ...Read more

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How common is charcot-marie tooth disease?

Rare: This syndrome happens 1 in 2500 people. ...Read more

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What exactly is charcot marie tooth disease?

What exactly is 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 management. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about 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 management. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is charcot-marie-tooth disease?

What sort of disease is charcot-marie-tooth disease?

Neuropathy: Charcot-marie-tooth (cmt) comes in a few different types. They are genetic disorders that affect function of peripheral nerves and are known as hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies (hsmn). They are slowly progressive diseases that often start in the 1st or 2nd decade and have progressive sensory and muscle function in the legs (starting at the feet) and progress upward, affecting arms too. ...Read more

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Are there any cures for charcot marie tooth disease?

Unfortunately, no: It is inherited and can only be managed after it's onset. If you are worried about it, there is some genetic testing that can tell you if you have one or more of the 40 different genes that cause it. ...Read more

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What is charcot-marie-tooth disease and how do I get tested for it?

What is charcot-marie-tooth disease and how do I get tested for it?

It is a neurological: Hereditary disorder affecting the motor and sensory nerves usually affecting the foot and leg muscles. Please see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Debi Williams
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