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Detachment Disorder In Adults
Disturbance in...: Early attachments, often because of abuse or neglect, that interfere with a child's ability to bond to or respond appropriately to others. Considered a serious disorder. There may be disturbances in eating and failure to gain weight. Without intervention early on, the disorder can become relatively permanent and interfere with the ability to relate to others later on. ...Read more
Anxiety Induced: Not an official diagnosis, "emotional detachment" can describe someone who has trouble making emotional attachments with others, often due to anxiety related to some form of previous trauma that may or may not be remembered. It can also describe a strategy of intentional emotional shielding from someone who is otherwise too emotionally intrusive. Http://en. M.wikipedia. Org/wiki/emotional_detachment. ...Read more
I believe I have a parental detachment disorder but I'm not sure what it is. I get "obsessed" with celebrities, teachers, etc. Is this a disorder?
Professional: These are non specific symptoms that are shared by several disorders. Best if you see a professional for a proper evaluation and advice. ...Read more
What to do about retinal detachment coloboma retinal dysplasia norries disease how to distinguish?
Retinal disorders: Are voluminous and would take pages to list and volumes to describe. In general though, they can be broken up by age, etiology (cause) and which portion of the retina they can affect. Each of the conditions you listed require a different approach and more importantly urgency in diagnosis and/or treatment. Please see your retina specialist who can distinguish these conditions of you. ...Read more
Do anxiety disorders cause people to see streaks of light or things like that in their vision that is completely unrelated to retinal detachment?
Yes Ocular Migraine: Stress can cause migraine and flashes-scintillating schotomas- part of the ocular migraine symptoms. A typical ophthalmic (also called ocular) migraine has no headache. Patients can have spasm of the arteries at supply the eye and get these symptoms without headache. If it persists or interferes with her daily activities you should go to her primary care doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more
Could you tell me or share a link, can the flu shot cause eye disorders or more specifically vitreous detachment after flu shot?
Mutations of a gene: On Chromosome 17q25.3 that codes for a lysosomal enzyme that breaks down glycogen cause Glycogen Storage Disease Type II or Pompe Disease subtypes. It is autosomal recessive, the mutant gene comes from from both unaffected carrier parents. Age of onset & rate of progression of pelvic & leg, then arm & respiratory muscle weakness vary with subtype. See www. Agsdus. Org/html/typeiigsd. Html. ...Read more
No: You can't get this as an adult. A patient has this since birth but the area involved maybe so small that the patient may have gone by without having too many problems. This is called short or ultra short segment hirshsprungs disease. ...Read more
Pneumonia: The National Institutes of Health reports there are about 65, 000 patients each year in the United States and the United Kingdom who develop pleural infection. Most cases of empyema complicate community- or hospital-acquired pneumonia. There are also cases from iatrogenic causes or without pneumonia. I wish you well with your health! ...Read more
What is the maximum amount of low fat plain yogurt an adult male 46 years old without any major life style disease can have per day.?
Recommendation: 8 oz (one cup) is good. If you want more you can drink 2 cups. But you have to eat other variety of food. Be rational. ...Read more
It is rare: There are rare forms of early-onset Alzheimer's disease that run in families. These forms of Alzheimer's disease are usually cause by mutations in one of three genes. People with these mutations often develop Alzheimer's disease in their 40s and 50s. Families with multiple people suffering from early-onset Alzheimer's disease may wish to consider genetic testing. ...Read more
Legg Calve Perthe's: Disease is seen only in growing children. The broadest age range is 2 years -12 years; average age is 6 years. It can be familial or sporadic. It's more common boys than girls. Aseptic necrosis of the femoral head in adults has a wide variety of underlying causes, like alcoholism, cortisone therapy, gout, sickle cell anemia & others. ...Read more
Stress & Reading: A reading disorder is categorically a specific deficit that would exist even without stress. However, high levels of stress interfere with concentration and can, therefore, affect reading (which requires paying attention). Lower, or eliminate the stress and your usual reading level should return. ...Read more
Yes: Anyone at any age can have infected tonsils. More common in kids. See an ENT for evaluation. ...Read more
Depends: Severe forms of attachment disorders in children can lead to personality problems in adults. However, such outcomes are not inevitable. Children can be amazingly resilient and "fix themselves" or benefit from therapy or simply find the right environment and people to help them deal with attachment problems as they get older. ...Read more
What kind of struggles in life has adolescents and young adults with severe cases of panic disorder?
What happens if an adult gets the chickenpox? It is a childhood disease and I have heard that if an adult gets it is bad. How?
Unusual severity: During the era when 2 million cases a year occurred in the us, few worried about adult cases as most got them as kids. Now with available vaccines, some slip through without disease or vaccinations.Adults can develop a severe pneumonia that can be fatal, with onset soon after the skin findings appear. Vaccination is a good idea for any adult that missed them. ...Read more
I have adult onset stills d. I'm looking for a doct who knows how to treat it, I was diagnosed few months ago, is anybody researching this disease?
I would recommend that you see a rheumatologist
best regards. ...Read more
What's disease called where a person reaches their adult height after puberty but height suddenly starts growing noticeably again 10-20 yrs. Later?
? Acromegaly: Need to be checked asap! Good luck ...Read more
How can an adult with sensory processing disorder stay calm, relaxed and stress free when going out in public places with a lot of noise and activity?
Check anxietybc. Org: One way 2 train your brain 2 become less reactive involves (a) examining your fears about bad things that might happen - what u actually tell yourself; (b) coming up w/ a different story 2 tell yourself - one that helps accept that you'll feel uncomfortable but that's ok; ; (c) gradually spending longer periods time in public places while staying long enough for your level of distress to subside. ...Read more
What is the disease or diseases where adult stopped growing normally after puberty but then 13 years later started growing in height again out of blue?
Late height growth:
I have not experienced this in my practice. When you stop growing the bone does not continue to grow and certainly not 13 years later.
There are conditions where certain parts of your bone structure grow but you don't get taller.
That condition is acromegaly.
Please see your doctor about this. ...Read more
Mental Health: Oppositional behavior can be treated, consult with a clinical psychologist who is in your area. You need to understand the origin of your oppositional tendencies and then develop better ways of dealing with conflict in your life. Best. ...Read more
Autism specrum disor: Autism, autism spectrum disorders and pervasive developmental dirsorder all enompass identical group of neurodevelopmental disorders, initially described by dr. Leo kanner and hans Asperger in 1943 and 1944, respectively. They are epigenetic disorders, caused by submicroscopic deletion or duplication of genes, also called copy number variation cnv. The gene expression is suppressed by environment. ...Read more
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