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Does anyone know about bechets disease?

Does anyone know about bechets disease?

Rare & tricky: Behcet's is a serious autoimmune disease caused by the body's attacking heat-shock proteins. Almost all patients have white sores in the mouth, and often on the genitals. Arthritis &/or inflammation of the eye are also common, and since the disease involves blood vessels, almost any other organ can be affected. A needleprick may create an ulcer. See a specialist for treatment. ...Read more

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Does anyone know about menieres disease?

Does anyone know about menieres disease?

See ENT: Meniere's disease causes episodic dizziness, ringing in the ears, fullness in the ears, and hearing loss. It is due to an abnormal fluid balance in the inner ear. If you suspect that you have this you should see an ENT specialist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Does anyone know about adrenoleukodystrophy diease?

Does anyone know about adrenoleukodystrophy diease?

Complex illness: This is an x-linked recessive disease mostly in young males, but can be seen later in life, due to accumulation of long-chain fatty acids. Causes loss of behavioural control, even hyperactivity, but can lose ability to walk, have adrenal and sexual failure. Predominant damage to central nervous myelin (nerve insulation). Hard to diagnose due to varied presentation. No cure. Lorenzo's oil? ...Read more

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Does anyone know about systemic sclerosis?

Does anyone know about systemic sclerosis?

Much research,but: D-penicillamine might work, and there a number of studies suggesting this, but no long term double blind studies exist. A recent report suugest that a drug CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) might be of value, and there are those that use mtx or tetracyclines.The major advances are ability to control BP and treat pulmonary hypertension. We can deal with esophgeal spasm and reflux. Nothing great at present for underlying dx. ...Read more

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Does anybody know anything about treating noonan syndrome?

Does anybody know anything about treating noonan syndrome?

Treatment by a : "d/b pede" manages neurodevelopmental symptoms: mild intellectual disability in 1/3rd, language-based learning disabilities (especially with sensorineural deafness), adhd (treated medically if pediatric cardiologist okays), poor motor coordination. A pediatric cardiologist, dentist, hematologist, ent, audiologist, slt, ot, psychologist & others team to manage medical & developmental problems. ...Read more

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Does anyone know anything about cure for arthritis?

Does anyone know anything about cure for arthritis?

Unless: Unless the arthritis is caused by a bacterial infection (septic arthritis), arthritis cannot be cured. That includes most arthritides such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, traumatic arthritis, etc. However, many of these conditions are very treatable with lifestyle changes, diet, exercise, medications, therapy, injections, and surgery. ...Read more

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Does anyone know anything about treating roseola?

Does anyone know anything about treating roseola?

Comfort only: Treatment is directed at assuring proper hydration, nutrition and rest.These kids can be quite unhappy for the 3-7 days f this illness and the fever can be unresponsive to meds. As long as they can make pee every 6-8 hours and take in some nutrients, this will pass. ...Read more

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Does anyone know anything about homeopathy for degenerative joint disease?

Does anyone know anything about homeopathy for degenerative joint disease?

Homeopathy & DJD: There is some research indicating homeopathy can help patients with various types of arthritis. http://homeopathyusa.org/home/eb/arthritis.html it's important to realize some "negative" studies did not individualize remedies to the patient, as a skilled homeopathic practitioner would do. Some positive studies have shown it to be as effective as non-steroidal medications. ...Read more

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Anyone know anything about scleroderma?

Anyone know anything about scleroderma?

Autoimmune disease : Scleroderma literally means, "hard skin" which is a prominent feature. It is an autoimmune disease that results from cells making excess collagen which hardens and tightens the skin and blood vessels and sometimes internal organs. The severity can vary greatly from person to person. Fortunately, it is a rare disease. A rheumatologist is the best doctor to evaluate and treat this disease. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if stills disease has any connection to hiv?

Does anyone know if stills disease has any connection to hiv?

Still's Disease: Still's disease is the same as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Since we are getting away by allowing physicians who describe a new syndrome assign their name to it, we do not see the term still's disease. Still's disease is the systemic onset of jra. At tmes it is associated with hepatitis and consumtive coagulopathy. I am one of the co-authors of this paper, publshed in pediatrics, 103, p 872. ...Read more

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Does anyone know anything about goldenhar syndrome?

Does anyone know anything about goldenhar syndrome?

Birth defect: Congenital birth defect affecting the formation and development of the ears, palate, mandible. Can be associated with scoliosis and development of some internal organs. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me anything about grave's disease?

Can anyone tell me anything about grave's disease?

Over active thyroid: Graves' disease is an autoimmune disorder (body makes antibodies against the thyroid) that makes the thyroid make more thyroid hormone than it should. That increases heart rate and body temperature. It can cause tremors, frequent bowel movement, early osteoporosis. There are several treatment options you need to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does any one know about fabry disease treatment?

Does any one know about fabry disease treatment?

Fabry Disease Treatm: Treatment of fary disease is enzyme replacement therapy, but unfortunately it costs about 200000.00 us dollars per year and is not a cure but slows the progression of the disease and improves metabolism, and relieves some pain symptoms, but some patients need pain management, analgesics, anticonvulsants and non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me anything about graves disease in pregnancy?

Can anyone tell me anything about graves disease in pregnancy?

Yes: You need to see a thyroidologist. Look for one through the doctor find of the american thyroid association. ...Read more

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Does anyone know anything about legg calve perthes disease?

Does anyone know anything about legg calve perthes disease?

Disease of children: Perthes disease in acute phase affects children usually 3-12 years with peak at 5-7 yrs. More common in boys. 3.5:1.Decreased blood supply to femoral head causes fracture and deformity. Phases of fragmentation and fattening of femoral head when recovered can leave deformity. Adults who had problem as child can have arthritis from residual deformity.Sometimes hip replacements are necessary. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about von willebrand's disease?

What can you tell me about von willebrand's disease?

Bleeding disorder: Vwd is a decrease in production (usually) of a specific protein required for clotting blood, called vw factor. The actual amount produced varies. Typical symptoms include nosebleeds, heavy periods, easy bruising and bleeding after surgeries. There are treatments for this disorder. This is type 1 and it is the most common bleeding disorder. ...Read more

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Does anybody know about reactive arthritis cause?

Does anybody know about reactive arthritis cause?

Yes: It is thought to be due to the immune system becoming overactive and misguided after it responds to an infection. ...Read more

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Does anybody know about takayasu arteritis?

Does anybody know about takayasu arteritis?

Form of vasculits: Takayasu arteritis is an autoimmune disease that "attacks" the larger arteries leading to inflammation and blockage of blood flow. It affects typically females age 20's-30's and has some ethnic distribution in people of middle eastern and asian descent. Symptoms are varied but the blockage of blood flow leads to possible internal organ damage or limb injury. ...Read more

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What is fabry disease? Can someone tell me about fabry disease in spanish?

What is fabry disease? Can someone tell me about fabry disease in spanish?

Enfermedad de Fabry: Fabry's disease es una enfermedad genética la cual afecta el cromosoma X. Afects a los varones solamente tenemos un cromosoma X. Para que una mujer pueda tener síntomas ella (ulipristal acetate) recibiría dos cromosomas X de ambos padres afectados por la falta de un encimo llamado galactosidasa- alpha. Puedes obtener mas informacion en este sitio. http://www.genzyme.com.ar/thera/fz/gzla_p_tp_thera-fabrysigns.aspes ...Read more

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Does anyone have information about wegener's granulomatosis vasculitis?

Does anyone have  information about wegener's granulomatosis vasculitis?

Attacks organs: Wegener's granulomatosis (wg), also known as recently granulomatosis with polyangiitis results in inflammation of blood vessels vasculitis. Wg mainly affects nose, lungs, kidneys and other organs. Treatment is long-term immunosuppression to reduce antibodies which are thought to "attack" the medium and small blood vessels. Dr. Friedrich wegener described the disease in 1936. ...Read more

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Does anyone know about bechets disease?

Rare & tricky: Behcet's is a serious autoimmune disease caused by the body's attacking heat-shock proteins. Almost all patients have white sores in the mouth, and often on the genitals. Arthritis &/or inflammation of the eye are also common, and since the disease involves blood vessels, almost any other organ can be affected. A needleprick may create an ulcer. See a specialist for treatment. ...Read more

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Bechets disease - what is it?

Bechets disease - what is it?

Skin disease: •multisystem, chronic disease characterized by oral and genital mucocutaneous ulcerations, skin rashes, arthritis, thrombophlebitis, uveitis, colitis, and neurologic symptoms •rare in the us and northern europe; endemic in japan, the middle east, and the mediterranean region (along the former silk route) •rare in pediatric and geriatric populations •synonym(s): mucocutaneous ocular syndrome. ...Read more

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Bechets disease / how do you get it?

Bechets disease / how do you get it?

Behcet's syndrome: This syndrome is an autoimmune disease with mouth ulcers, genital ulcers and inflammation of iris in the eye. ...Read more

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How long does a person with bechets disease live healthy?

How long does a person with bechets disease live healthy?

While you're alive: Bechet's disease is a genetic predisposition to having intestinal polyps that can evolve into cancerous growth. You will need regular monitoring to take out these polyps before they turn cancerous but this is by no means guaranteed that they will become cancerous. I don't know tht it will curtail your life span if you watch your health conscientously. ...Read more

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Can bechets acne like rash move to different parts of body over years of being misdiagnosed?

Can bechets acne like rash move to different parts of body over years of being misdiagnosed?

Not sure: I just sent your question to a rheumatologist. I would just be sure the diagnosis of bechets is accurate before taking advice. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a disease knows as "Chikunguya"?

See below: Fever, muscle aches and sever bone pain are common. The severity varies. Some people may get a rash. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/chikungunya/ ...Read more

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Who knows most about a spinal disease?

Who knows most about a spinal disease?

Orthopaedic Surgeons: I admit my answer is (as all answers are) biased. Orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, rheumatologists, neurologists, physiatrists (rehabilitation doctors), and pain doctors (often anesthesiologists) are specialists, but internal medicine and family practitioners see an awful lot of back pain as well. ...Read more

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I know there is no cure for canavans disease at the moment, however I want to know if there may be developments. Who knows?

I know there is no cure for canavans disease at the moment, however I want to know if there may be developments. Who knows?

?Gene therapy: Aka "aspartoacylase deficiency"or "aminoacylase deficiency" is a degenerative disorder of the nerve cells in the brain. It is an autosomal recessive disorder (when both parents are carriers, 25% chance of having an affected child). There is no cure-lithium citrate has been tried to decrease the level of n-acetyl aspartate. Gene therapy is in an experimental phase. ...Read more

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Who knows anything about gallbladder diseases?

Who knows anything about gallbladder diseases?

Many doctors: Your family doctor can discuss with you gallbladder disease. A gastroenterologist can review cases as needed where there are uncertainties. ...Read more

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Can there be anyone who knows about Parkinson's disease that knows how it affects everyday life?

Can there be anyone who knows about Parkinson's disease that knows how it affects everyday life?

Parkinson's disease: The symptoms of parkinson's disease vary from patient to patient. Although hand tremor is commonly associated with parkinson's disease, other symptoms like balance or gait instability, rigidity, slowing of the movements, memory problems constipation, and depression are also noticed. Latest research indicates that physical activity with exercise, stretching and large rapid range of motion helps. ...Read more

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Is there anyone on here who knows a lot about dupuytren's contraction disease or knows how to deal with it?

Is there anyone on here who knows a lot about dupuytren's contraction disease or knows how to deal with it?

Fibromatosis: Dupuytren's is an abnormal fibro-proliferative disorder also called palmar fibromatosis know as vikings disease it has a significant familial and genetic etiology here is a link to some additional ideas on facebook regarding dupuytren's https://www.Facebook.Com/pages/dupuytrens-disease-new-treatment-updates/147337105335050?Ref=hl. ...Read more

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What doctor knows about thyroid disease?

What doctor knows about thyroid disease?

Many: Primary care doctors can manage most cases of hypothyroidism. Endocrinologists deal with hypo/hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules and cancer. General, endocrine and ENT surgeons do thyroid biopsies and surgery. ...Read more

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Creutzfeldt-jakob disease. I cannot find out information about it. Who knows?

Creutzfeldt-jakob disease. I cannot find out information about it. Who knows?

CDC.GOV: You may wish to start by visiting the following webpage: http://www.Cdc.Gov/ncidod/dvrd/cjd/. ...Read more

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I have lymes disease and i'm looking for a doctor that knows about it in my area everyone seems to know nothing as I get sicker?

I have lymes disease and i'm looking for a doctor that knows about it in my area everyone seems to know nothing as I get sicker?

Lyme Disease: Did you have the classic target lesion? This is the confirmation for the disease, but blood work can be done. Ultimately, many things can mimic lyme disease, so seeing a doctor is the best option. If treatment is desired, usually treatment is a 21-day course of doxycycline. I am not endorsing therapy, just giving my thoughts. ...Read more

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Important question for doctor or someone who knows a lot about heart disease? What is risk for baby if mom had heart defect?

Important question for doctor or someone who knows a lot about heart disease? What is risk for baby if mom had heart defect?

Question confusing: If your ? Is will baby be at risk of a heart defect if mom has one, the answer is possibly.If mom & not dad has a defect there is abour 5% risk of baby having some type of defect, though not always the same one.If dad has one the risk increases. If ? Is it risky for the baby for mom to have a heart defect, the answer depends on the defect & how it effects mom's health.Stable=ok unstable=risky. ...Read more