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Does Connective Tissue Disorder Cause Intrauterine Growth Restriction
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Baby measured 2 days smaller on anatomy scan @ 20 weeks. How can avoid intrauterine growth restriction? Diet is not too varied but i eat healthily.
Consult with OB-GYN: Not knowing more about you it's very important that you talk about this finding with your ob-gyn for the sake of your baby and your emotional state of mind. You only want the best for this baby and your want to do everything to insure a healthy child is born. ...Read more
LESS FUNCTION: I'll divide disabilites into 2 categories: joint related and unrelated. Related: less function: depends on hte joints involved. If hands and wrists are arthritic, difficulty with gripping, holding a pen, opening jars. If the knees are involved you may have difficulty getting outa chair and climbing stairs. Joint unrelated: fatigue, anxiety, depression and sleep disturbances. ...Read more
Ana 1280 speckled what are all possible causes? Is there any way it could not be a connective tissue disorder?
See details: There are too many possible causes to even begin to list them. The ANA must be evaluated in the context of the clinical symptoms. If your symptoms suggest a connective tissue disorder then the ANA is strong evidence confirming the diagnosis. If they do not, look for other causes. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the issue if you have not done so already. ...Read more
Have multi connective tissue disorder it caused some esophagus issues and bad acid reflux. Could this be why I cough when drinking/eating cold things?
I'm pale and have visible veins, also sometimes bruises with unknown cause. Connective tissue disorder?
Maybe (not): Go see your doctor. Bruising without reason is also worrisome for clotting disorders. This can be exacerbated from excess Aspirin or other over-the-counter anti-inflammatories. Connective tissue disorder has nothing to do w/visible veins under pale skin. That's just genetics & nothing to worry about. But bruising/bleeding easily should definitely be checked out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A real mish-mash...: Causes for any one of the hundreds of connective tissue disorders can vary. Some causes are just simply not known. Injury or trauma can be involved as well as infections. There is also a genetic component to causing some of the disorders. If you suspect a connective tissue problem, consult with your primary care provider for a thorough history and physical evaluation to help identify the cause. ...Read more
What would cause intermittent night vision loss in both eyes at different times? (i have severe myopia and a genetic connective tissue disorder?)
Possibly cataracts: Possibly "loose" cataracts, especially if have marfan's syndrome. ...Read more
Can you have a tall thin stature and mild chest deformity without having Marfan or other connective tissue disorder?
Yes. But if concern-: -just have Ur genetics tested. All tall girls who may B going 2 B offered a college scholarship for basketball R all tested for Marfan's. ...Read more
If I have a connective tissue disorder that is 'taking out' more joints every few months, is there any hope of having a functional life. I'm only 30?
What do you suggest if i suspect my brother have a genetic disorder he is 25 , he is very syndrome or connective tissue disorder .Which disorder he have?
Recommend evaluation: It is hard to tell what genetic disorder it could be, if there is one, without seeing a patient. In making a genetic diagnosis, physical examination is extremely important to look for subtle clues of genetic syndromes. If your brother wants to i would recommend being evaluated by a clinical geneticist formally to achieve understanding of a possible diagnosis. ...Read more
What ist the current view of visceroptosis in school medicine? Could you get it without having any connective tissue disorders?
Not a CT disorder: Per Wikipedia, visceroptosis is a prolapse or sinking of the abdominal viscera (internal organs) below their natural position from loss of muscular tone, relaxation of the intestinal ligaments which hold viscera in place, and, tightlacing in women. I am unfamiliar with this as a condition and was never trained to include it in my list of diagnoses. Please discuss your symptoms with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for someone to have a combo of connective tissue disorders such as Marfan syndrome and ehlers danlos syndrome?
Yes, but unlikely: Both Marfan syndrome (see http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/mar/) and Ehlers Danlos syndrome (see http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001468.htm) are conditions where mutations in proteins that are main components of connective tissue are abnormal which can result in a number of tissue abnormalities and possible health problems.Not likely both conditions at same time ...Read more
Can you have a long anterior leaflet without having marfans or a connective tissue disorder? Does it always mean myxomatous valve disease?
Face turns fire engine red in aerobic class(look ill) even tho i'm physically fit. Could it be related to my mixed connective tissue disorder?
I think I have had many symptoms of lupus, Crohn's or a mixed connective tissue disorder for over a year. Can I have one if all tests have been neg.?
Health psychologist: Most lab tests have some degree of error, but they are probably correct. In any case, it might really help to have sessions w/ a therapist specializing in challenging, elusive physical symptoms and medical diagnosis problems. There are many patients who have difficulty finding DX and tx - learning to deal with it is often helpful. ...Read more
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