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How would I know if I have raynaud's disease?

How would I know if I have raynaud's disease?

Color changes: If 2 (of white, blue or red) occur on emotional distress or exposure to cold. ...Read more

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How will I know if I have raynaud's disease?

How will I know if I have raynaud's disease?

By the symptoms: The symptoms are coldness and color changes to red, blue, or white, often on exposure to cold environment, in the hands and/or feet. ...Read more

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Raynaud's i think I have it . What are my chances?

It's possible.: Somewhat academic question. Either you have it or you don't. It is fairly common so it is reasonable to suspect that you might. Really depends upon your symptoms and any underlying disease. If your hands turn white/cold and numb followed by blue on exposure to cold and become bright red on rewarming then you may have it. Treatment is to avoid exposure to cold and treat any underlying cause. ...Read more

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I think I have wilson's syndrome, what do I do now?

No enough info: if you have a sibling who has been diagnosedwith this condition, you need an evaluation By a physician knowledgeable in this rare autosomal recessive disorder like a metabolic or boochemical geneticist. ...Read more

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What to do if I think I have asperger's syndrome?

What to do if I think I have asperger's syndrome?

Find a psychologist: to make sure this is the correct diagnosis. If it is correct, find a therapist/and or coach to help you understand your condition and help you understand how to cope with social situations. ...Read more

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I have what I think is peyronie disease .I also have dm?

I have what I think is peyronie disease .I also have dm?

Could be: See your doctor or a urologist to determine if you have it. ...Read more

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I have hyperthoid, how do I know if I have grave disease?

I have hyperthoid, how do I know if I have grave disease?

Symptoms and tests: Graves disease is another name for hyperthyroidism with diffuse enlargement of the thyroid gland. Hyperthyroidism is confirmed by blood tests.Typical symptoms include anxiety, shaky hands, sweating, diarrhea, difficulty sleeping, increased appetite, tremors, and weight loss. Some people with graves' disease can have an abnormal swelling of the front of the neck called a goiter. ...Read more

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Should i see someone if i think I have raynaud disease?

Should i see someone if i think I have raynaud disease?

See your doctor: The only way you can find the cause of your problem and how to treat and control your condition is to see your family doctor or go to a clinic raynaud disease can be due to another systemic condition or it may be on its own and can be helped with certain preventive measures and some meds if it is needed. ...Read more

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What to do if I think I have aspergers syndrome?

What to do if I think I have aspergers syndrome?

Get Evaluated : If you think you might have Asperger's, you could be evaluated by a psychologist or psychiatrist that specializes in diagnosing and treating autism spectrum disorders in adults. However, unless it's a problem for you, there's no reason to get labeled. It's unlikely (though possible) that Asperger's would first start to be a problem at your age. ...Read more

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I think I have graves disease, what will it do to my fetus?

I think I have graves disease, what will it do to my fetus?

Diagnose/treat.: One can't make a DX on their own. Especially don't try if your talking about the affects on two beings. Tell your generalist and/or ob-gyn exactly what symptoms you are experiencing, it will be worked up, and diagnosed. If you have grave's disease, or any other disease found during pregnancy, you will be referred to the proper specialist and it will be treated. That is only way to protect fetus. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have reiters syndrome?

How do I know if I have reiters syndrome?

Reiters syndrome: Reiter's syndrome is Reactive arthritis triggered by an infection in a susceptible person,many of which carry the HLAB-27 gene. Triggers include diarrheal and urogenital infections with salmonella.shigella, campylobactor, chlamydial.,and yersinial infections.There is large joint,spinal and sacrificial arthritis,and mucocutaneous and eye lesions.There is treatment by a. Rheumatologist. , , ...Read more

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I have hashimotos disease and wanted to know if having this disease u can develope pcos? I do not have diabetes but both of my parents do.

I have hashimotos disease and wanted to know if having this disease u can develope pcos? I do not have diabetes but both of my parents do.

Not exactly: Hashimotos, type ii diabetes, and pcos are all autoimmune diseases and recent research suggests there may be a genetic link. Nonetheless, on a clinical basis, hashimotos and pcos are independent issues. Diabetes and pcos, however, are closely linked. The risk factors are similar for both, such as being overweight and carbohydrate insensitive. With your family history, watch your life style! ...Read more

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How did I get raynaud syndrome and what should I do about it?

How did I get raynaud syndrome and what should I do about it?

Mystery: The cause is not completely understood but we know that cold temperatures and stress cause the small vessels in the hands and feet to constrict, causing pain. Avoid cold temperatures and stress. Also try to avoid smoking. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have wilson's disease or not?

How do I know if I have wilson's disease or not?

Labs: I suggest a urine copper level as a screen. Your physician can do this or can refer you if you have any reason to be concerned. ...Read more

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My doc said I have marfan's disease, what can I do now?

My doc said I have marfan's disease, what can I do now?

Marfan expert: The most serious common complications of marfan syndrome are cardiac (aortic aneurysm, mitral valve disease) so an important part of your team should be a cardiologist who is an expert in marfan syndrome. You should have regular echocardiograms to monitor for cardiac complications. Probably you should take either a beta blocker and/or an angiotensin receptor blocker. Also, see a geneticist. ...Read more

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I have sjogren's now what do I need to know?

Lots: The sjogren's foundation website has information that can help educate and cope with this disease. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have als, MS or none?

How do I know if I have als, MS or none?

Unlikely you do: If you possessed als, you would have muscle weakness, atrophy, and flickering of muscles. Ms would experience problems with imbalance, loss of vision, incoordination, fatigue, cognitive issues, leg weakness, etc. Why are you worried? See your doctor and enquire about your health. ...Read more

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Should I get tested for huntington's disease? My siblings want to know but I dont.

Should I get tested for huntington's disease? My siblings want to know but I dont.

Genetic testing?: No real options exist for treatment at present, although some are in pipeline. Whether you test positive, does not mean they would be. It is soley your call. You did not mention if you where having sign's of huntigton's, or if parents had the disease. But it is your call. If they are concerned, they should be the ones tested. ...Read more