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Doctor insights on: Conceiving With Eds

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Do 10-25% of those with classical eds who tested negative for vascular eds have vascular issues?

Do 10-25% of those with classical eds who tested negative for vascular eds have vascular issues?

Depends: Would not focus so much on percentages, but instead would present your symptoms to your rheumatologist. Would try to seek out eds centers who understand the condition more than most and have seen a larger volume of eds patients (usually at university hospitals). ...Read more

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Who can I talk to with experience with neural tube defect or AFP test?

Who can I talk to with experience with neural tube defect or AFP test?

Neurologist: A neural tube defect is a congenital defect that appears at birth, and can be detected when the baby is still inside the mother in pregnancy, by ultrasound and mother's blood level of a protein associated with the spinal cord called alpha- fetoprotein, or AFP. A neurologist and neurosurgeon specialize in care of people with neural tube defects. You need to call your nearest specialty hospital ASAP ...Read more

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Do people with thyroid problems have difficult pregnancies with complications?

Do people with thyroid problems have difficult pregnancies with complications?

Can be: If you've had a prior thyroid problem, make sure your thyroid has been returned to normal before you attempt to get pregnant. Then it's just as if you didn't have a problem. The one exception is rare anti-fertility antibodies from hashimoto's thyroiditis, but they can check for those and treat if necessary. ...Read more

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Are there any personality traits typically associated with with Marfan syndrome?

Are there any personality traits typically associated with with Marfan syndrome?

Not that i kno of.: Tall, that's why tall girls who may get scholarship 2 play buckets R tested 4 Marfans. There R many complications if U have Marfans, & play sports. From heart 2 eyes & more. ...Read more

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Why do women with pcos have trouble with their cycle and fertility?

Why do women with pcos have trouble with their cycle and fertility?

Complicated: Syndrome is due to high Insulin levels. Patients have the type ii diabetes gene expression. Early in dmii, Insulin levels are high. Insulin in the ovary creates higher male hormone (androgen) production that thwarts follicle (egg) development. Thus ovulation problems and longer menstrual cycles. Anything over 30 days is abnormal. Fertility is decreased and miscarriage increased. ...Read more

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Are there any males with cystic fibrosis who have fertile sperm?

Are there any males with cystic fibrosis who have fertile sperm?

Sperm is normal: The sterility is because the tube which carries sperm from the testicles to the penis is blocked or not there in about 97% of men with cf. ...Read more

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Do many women with lupus have problems with their menstrual cycles?

Yes: The disease, if severe, can disrupt menstrual cycles. (nature's way of saying if your sick, don't get pregnant.) steroids can also causes irregular menses. So you have two causes, the disease and/or treatment. One final point. Thyroiditis (which causes hypothyroidism) and grave's disease disease, which causes high thyroid levels, occur more frequently in sle. They can both causes menstrual probs! ...Read more

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Are there any problem with hearing that occurs with eds?

Are there any problem with hearing that occurs with eds?

Ehlers-Danlos?: I am assuming by "eds" you mean ehlers–danlos syndrome. If so, then no. There are no hearing problems that are associated with eds. Poor balance (which s an inner ear problem) is common. ...Read more

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Do kids with asperger's syndrome have problems with language?

Do kids with asperger's syndrome have problems with language?

Usually some: By definition, kids with asperger's disorder have relatively intact language ability. A child with more severe language problems would be diagnosed with a more severe autistic spectrum disorder. That being said, kids with asperger's often have difficulty maintaining "normal" conversations, regulating tone of voice, catching other people's social cues and body language, and understanding humor. ...Read more

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Symptoms of hae with normal c 1?

Symptoms of hae with normal c 1?

Possible still: There is a form of hae (hereditary angioedema) that had normal c1 levels called hae with normal c1inh. For more info visit www.Haea.Org and do a search. It is also important that you are tested for other conditions of you have not been. ...Read more

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Has there been any successful pregnancy for women with Marfan's syndrome?

Has there been any successful pregnancy for women with Marfan's syndrome?

Yes: All women with marfan syndrome at increased risk for complications during pregnancy. Any woman with marfan syndrome and pregnant should be cared for by an obstetrician with the expertise needed to manage potentially life-threatening cardiovascular complications.Women with an aortic root above 4.0 cm are at greater risk and risk of rupture appears to increase proportionally with aortic root size, . ...Read more

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What risks are associated with getting pregnant with moderate congestive heart failure?

What risks are associated with getting pregnant with moderate congestive heart failure?

High: Then normal physiologic changes that occur during pregnancy to prepare you for the delivery of your baby can worse your CHF symptoms and you and your baby could be at risk. Consult your OB for specifics. ...Read more

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Will losing weight help fertility with some one who have poly cystic ovary syndrome?

Will losing weight help fertility with some one who have poly cystic ovary syndrome?

Most likely: A good strategy for increased fertility in pcos patients with excess body weight is to lose a little bit of that weight while possibly simultaneously undergoing medical strategies. It's possible to get pregnant doing just one or just the other, but combined is usually better. ...Read more

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Does a father with choroid plexus cysts have an increased chance of fathering a child with genetic challenges?

Does a father with choroid plexus cysts have an increased chance of fathering a child with genetic challenges?

Genetic mutations : With choroid plexus cysts have other physical manifestations as well, according to the data base i reviewed. If you are concerned, ask your wife's ob/gyn for pre-pregnancy counselling by a prenatal genetic counselor to review your family history &your medical history. A chromosomal microarray ordered from lineagen at (801) 931-6224 can be done with a buccal swab kit that they send to the doctor. ...Read more

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What activity restrictions for 18 weeks pregnant with partial placenta previa? I have ehlers danlos hypermobility as well.

What activity restrictions for 18 weeks pregnant with partial placenta previa? I have ehlers danlos hypermobility as well.

Placenta Previa: Partial previa: the margin of the placenta covers part but not all of the internal os of cervix.These are general recomendations: the patient can maintain some form of rest when at home(pelvic rest or no heavy lifting) the patient has a responsible adult present at all times who can assist in an emergency situation.The patient lives near the hospital with available transportation to the hospital. ...Read more

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Help pregnant and being diagnosed with osteogenesis imperfecta?

Help pregnant and being diagnosed with osteogenesis imperfecta?

Genetic counseling!: The estimated incidence of oi is approximately 1 per 20, 000 births. See a certified genetic counselor and/or prenatal geneticist along with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist asap. They can refer you to a fetal center and oi center/support group in your area. See: http://www.Texaschildrens.Org/locate/departments-and-services/genetic-disorders/skeletal-dysplasia-clinic/. ...Read more

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Could I have type 3 (hypermobility) ehlers danlos syndrome or hypermobility syndrome? My parents don't have eds.

Unlikely.: Ehlers danlos is an inherited condition, so if it doesn't run in your family, it's very unlikely that you have it. If your joints are unusually flexible you may just be more limber than normal. But if you are worried about it, see your doctor and find out for sure. ...Read more

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Do people with hypermobility syndrome end up with arthritis?

Do people with hypermobility syndrome end up with arthritis?

Yes: Eventually all of us end up with some degree of arthritis from normal wear and tear. People with hypermobility are at increased risk to develop arthritis sooner. It can help to work with a physical therapist to teach good body mechanics and give a home exercise program. ...Read more

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Can a man with AC genotype marry a woman with as genotype. Both of them have o+ blood group. Thank you?

Can a man with AC genotype marry a woman with as genotype. Both of  them have o+ blood group. Thank you?

Not sure. : My understanding is that marriages are regulated in nigeria based on sickle cell genotype. This is not the case in the United States. I thought that the restriction of marriage partners was based on the presence of sickle gene (as or ss). But this would be a question for a court magistrate in nigeria. Certainly sc disease, which would be possible, can be a troublesome disease. Good luck. ...Read more