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Doctor insights on: Dwarf Alberta Spruce

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Dr. Benjamin Nwosu
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Short Stature (Definition)

Defined as having a height below the 5th percentile for ...Read more


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How is asperger's syndrome diagnosed in humans?

How is asperger's syndrome diagnosed in humans?

Questionaires: Mainly based on scoring answers on standardized questionnaires focused on asperger's symptoms. ...Read more

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Primera vez sexo con penetración, tuvimos que detenernos por sangrado abundante mío. Van tres días, sangro en las mañanas, es incómodo sentarse, al revisarme se ven ligeros rastros de sangre pero el himen no se ve roto. ¿Qué sucede?

Primera vez sexo con penetración, tuvimos que detenernos por sangrado abundante mío. Van tres días, sangro en las mañanas, es incómodo sentarse, al revisarme se ven ligeros rastros de sangre pero el himen no se ve roto. ¿Qué sucede?

You should be seen: Something was torn if there was any pain, even if you believe your hymen is intact. You could try sitting in warm baths several times a day to see if it gets more comfortable, but if you are unable to sit you should be checked. Hope you are not on your honeymoon! ...Read more

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Mi Paciente está experimentando entumecimiento de la pierna, dolor de cabeza (mejora con: descanso) (empeora con: flexionar hacia adelante) (sever...

Mi Paciente está experimentando  entumecimiento de la pierna, dolor de cabeza (mejora con: descanso) (empeora con: flexionar hacia adelante) (sever...

Analgesico Primero: Entumecimiento de la pierna puede ser por falta de uso! Terapia fisica es recomendable! Antes de ejercicio que se tome un Analgesico como Acetaminofen 650 mg para que pueda ejercitarse. Depende claro de la edad de su paciente y tambien de otras enfermedades que tenga! ...Read more

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Could it be Klippel-feil syndrome? At 12yrs old, learned I have congenital (45degree) cervicothoracic scoliosis w/congenital cervical fusion.

Could it be Klippel-feil syndrome? At 12yrs old, learned I have congenital (45degree) cervicothoracic scoliosis w/congenital cervical fusion.

YES: The fusion of any two cervical verterbrae can be an expression of Klippel-Feil Syndrome and the scoliosis can be due to the effects of the fusion on the normal S shaped curving of the spine....Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What exactly is achondroplasia dwarfism?

What exactly is achondroplasia dwarfism?

Achondroplasia: ... is a form of short-limbed dwarfism. It's a genetic condition that affects the long bones. Although it is heritable, most children with the condition (up to 80%) have parents with normal stature and have achondroplasia as a result of new ("de novo") genetic mutation. The incidence is about 1 per 26,000 live births. Intelligence and life span are normal. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for kids who have treachers collins syndrome?

What is the life expectancy for kids who have treachers collins syndrome?

Normal: If the craniofacial abnormalities are addressed then the life expectancy can be otherwise normal. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of someone woth kearn- sayres syndrome?

What is the life expectancy of someone woth kearn- sayres syndrome?

No data about this: Life expectancy is generally reduced but there is no data available to tell us how much it is reduced. It depends on the complications of the disease, especially if there are cardiac problems. ...Read more

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What chromosome is congenital melanocytic nevi syndrome?

What chromosome is congenital melanocytic nevi syndrome?

No specific link: The congenital melanocytic nevus syndrome is considered sporadic in its occurrence.A few available studies of biopsy material have found abnormalities on the 1st, 12th or 19 th chromosome but no consistent pattern is reported.See the recent article : www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2994429. ...Read more

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Is there a life expectancy for Treachery Collins Syndrome?

Is there a life expectancy for Treachery Collins Syndrome?

Normal: Why do you ask? If a family member is affected, the parents should have received genetics counseling: If not, they should arrange for it. See TreacherCollins.org ...Read more

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Dose anyone know about celiac sprue?

Dose anyone know about celiac sprue?

Sure...: Gluten-sensitive enteropathy (celiac disease) is much less common than gluten intolerance. Like lactose intolerance, caffeine intolerance, sorbitol intolerance (with regard to needing to restrict each respective substance), people who are gluten intolerant do better to avoid gluten-containing foods. Only about 10% of the population are gluten intolerant--an inflammatory condition of small bowel. ...Read more

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How many children are born each year with tay sachs disease?

How many children are born each year with tay sachs disease?

Not many: But when one is born, it's a serious disease that is painful and untreatable. Parents are usually jewish, and both parents carry the gene. ...Read more

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What is the average lifespan of baby born with trisomy 13, patau syndrome?

What is the average lifespan of baby born with trisomy 13, patau syndrome?

Days/weeks.: Stillbirth (see picture) is very common. Of liveborns, 80% of affected infants die within the first month of life; only 5% survive the first six months. Severe intellectual disability, seizures, and failure to thrive are noticeable in survivors over 1 year of age. No interventions for fetal benefit are ethically justifiable during pregnancy (no cesarean section, no fetal monitoring indicated). ...Read more

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Hello docs, is achondroplasia dominant or recessive?

Autosomal dominant: It is an autosomal dominant disorder. There is high risk of spontaneous mutations. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001577.htm. ...Read more

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Is there in europe a churg strauss syndroom specialist? We live in holland

Is there in europe a churg strauss syndroom specialist? We live in holland

Yes: Dr. Kallenberg is a world expert on churg strauss at the university of groningen. I do not know if he is accepting patients, but someone is his group there would be a good place to start. See: http://www.Rug.Nl/staff/c.G.M.Kallenberg/. ...Read more

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Fuí diagnosticado con Mega Cisterna Magna después de haber ido al doctor porque tuve 3 días con dolores de cabeza. Necesito una cirugía?

Fuí diagnosticado con Mega Cisterna Magna después de haber ido al doctor porque tuve 3 días con dolores de cabeza. Necesito una cirugía?

Evaluation: Although unlikely, you should consult a neurosurgeon regarding a "diagnosis" of an enlarged cisterna magna. They will be able to assess whether any of your symptoms can be ascribed to a surgical fix. ...Read more