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Do Any Young Wilson Disease Patients Die
15 years after onset: The life expectancy of huntington disease depends on the severity of the disease. The onset on symptoms that leads to diagnosis is usualy 30-50y of age, and life expectancy after the onset of symptoms is about 15 years. ...Read more
Commonly, infection: Patients with advanced dementia develop worsening swallowing difficulties; they aspirate while eating/drinking. Can even aspirate on their own saliva, leading to pneumonia. Common causes of death = infection (e.g. Pneumonia, bladder, blood stream), dehydration and malnutrition. Main thing to understand: decline is natural progression of dementia and to keep loved ones comfortable when end is near. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Unfortunately, we are finding coronary artery disease in younger and younger patients everyday. This used to be a disease of the older population, but now we see it in people who are no older than 30 years old at times, especially if they are diabetic or if they smoke heavily. However, it is still more commonly encountered in people older than 50 overall. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do people are antibiotics necessary for people with congenital heart disease before operations?
Sickle cell disease: There have only been a couple of studies examining life expectancy in patients with sickle cell disease. One study i know of found a median age at death of 42 for men and 48 for women with sickle cell disease. However, there are many variables impacting prognosis and survival from one patient to the next. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, Absolutely :(: Unfortunately, approximately 20% of pd patients are early-onset, meaning symptoms began at < 45years old. I have 2 patients who even started exhibiting symptoms in their late 20's. The earlier the disease begins & the more people athe family affected, raises our suspicion that genetics play a significant role. For reference, average age of onset is 58. Or, pd can come as late as 80. ...Read more
Higher risk: Patients with celiac disease are 3-4 times more likely to suffer from infertility than the average person without celiac disease. Approximately 4% of patients presenting with infertility have undisgnosed celiac disease. The most common hupothesis is that it is related to malnutrition. However, ttg protein is also present in the placenta and i havewondered about autoimmunity towards the placent. ...Read more
People who have had liver transplant due to cirrhosis(latest stage), do they always develop an hepatic aneurysm?
Yes, anyone can.: If you have teeth, you have the potential to develop gum disease. Various factors influence the risks of gum disease including oral microflora, diet, and oral hygiene. This is why it is important to practice consistent home care and get regular check ups every 6 months by a dentist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Why do people with Gilbert's syndrome have less chance of developing coronary artery disease? Any idea?
Bogus: People with Gilbert's syndrome are not protected from coronary disease. ...Read more
Only if untreated.: It would be rare to pass away from graves disease or hashimoto disease, as these diseases are easy to diagnose and treat in this era. Very rarely, if a patient was avoiding medical care, the thyroid condition could, in time, become severe enough to be fatal. ...Read more
Do some people with high cholesterol live normal lives, or do they all die young from clogged arteries?
Depends: Cholesterol only accounts for one part of heart disease and there are patients who have high cholesterol who have not had premature death. The most important part of high cholesterol is understanding that you have to eat better, exercise and take supplements or medications. Eat lean protein, more plants (7-9 servings/day), good fats, whole grains and avoid refined sugars. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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