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Congenital Hand Deformities
Can you tell me if there are other issues that arise with unborn babies that have congenital hand deformity?
Is there any way to stop the hand deformities that come along with erosive inflammatory osteoarthritis?
NSAIDs: Maybe helpful. Also consider supplements like glucosamine/chondroitin. You may need to get braces or splints in joints that may have significant arthritis to avoid deformities. Lastly if not improving consider how platelet therapy or stem cells can be helpful for you. Check out Regenexx.Com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably ok: Most likely, reconstructive surgery can be performed at any age. Speak to a plastic surgeon who specializes in hands for a more complete answer. ...Read more
Ectrodactyly: refers to a split hand, from the Greek roots for 'aborted' and 'finger', but is also used to describe a cleft foot. ...Read more
I have congenital heart failure and my body is very warm to the touch and my hands are a little shaky should I go to the e.R?
My hands feet and leg muscles lock it has happened for as long as I can remember its worse in colder weather . I also have congenital ptosis and wore brases on my legs to help me walk I also had therapy I have been getting worse as I gotten older I will b
Get a physical: Sounds like your muscles have too much tone. This spasticity or cramping could be part of the same condition you had when you were a child. But you also may have an electrolyte abnormality or vitamin deficiency that can be easily corrected with nutritional supplements. Your thyroid hormone level could also be a cause. Some bloodwork should sort that out. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below:: 5 common types account for a quarter of the world's cases: >3 million children die of genetic birth defects by age 5, and almost as many may be permanently affected by their birth defectheart defects: neural tube defects (including spina bifida): blood disorders (such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia): down's syndrome and g6pd deficiency. >3 million children die of genetic defects by 5yrs. ...Read more
Actually...: ...Most severely malformed babies are miscarried rather than aborted on purpose. They usually die in utero before maturity. As for elective abortion, it is a deeply personal, difficult decision. I would hesitate to say that "most" babies found to be deformed on prenatal tests are aborted, but it is certainly an option many consider. ...Read more
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