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Probably not: Charcot marie tooth disease is a genetic disease involving the nervous system. It usually begins in the arms and legs and can cause muscle weakness. It can also cause a tingling sensation in affected areas. It is sometimes classified as a type of muscular dystrophy. I could find no association with diabetes. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is low back pain for 3 years a sign of ankylosing disease? I have a family history of marie charcot tooth disease.
No: A simple test called hla_b27 will r/o ank. Spondy. It is not related 2 charco marie tooth. That needs a neuological eval. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
French neurologist: Jean-martin charcot was a french neurologist. He described ten different conditions ranging from nerve diseases to gallbladder infection. The best known are charcot-marie-tooth, muscle wasting in the leg due to nerve disease, and charcot's arthropathy, arthritis with bone destruction due to nerve disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: You have a neurological disorder and blood vessel disease that can impair penile function. This may initially respond to ed pills. ...Read more
Miscarriages et al: The "lupus anticoagulant" (LA) may be associated with recurrent miscarriages , blood clots and/or an increased propensity for migraines. LA May occur in people with autoimmune disorders (such as Lupus) or infections (such as HIV) or certain medications (such as certain heart meds) or it may be present by itself. See your MD if you have any of these symptoms/conditions. ...Read more
Simple Response YES: Ehlers-danlos syndrome is a life-long condition that people are born with. It is caused by an abnormal gene. In most cases, people get ehlers-danlos syndrome when they get the abnormal gene from either their mother or father. Ehlers-danlos syndrome involves the body’s connective tissues, which are the tissues that make up and support the skin, bones, blood vessels, and other organs. ...Read more
Unrelated conditions: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is muscle weakness and decreased muscle size, considered a hereditary, neurological disorder. Osteochondritis dissecans is a small area of bone necrosis. The bone dies because it is not getting enough blood supply. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been experiencing chronic pain due to fibromyalgia degenerative disc disease hip arthritis insomnia and digestive issues no treatment is help?
Fibromyalgia/gluten: U are most likely an individual who has fibromyalgia in association with gluten intolerance. I would suggest that you go on a gluten-free diet and get tested for gluten allergies. Control of fibromyalgia is difficult but can be attained utilizing certain neuropathic pain medications and regular exercise. RE Case S (2005). The gluten-free diet: How to provide effective education and resources. ...Read more