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What is the cause of edward's syndrome?

What is the cause of edward's syndrome?

Defective transfer: When eggs/sperm form they go through a process where the pairs of chromosomes split. Each resulting egg or sperm should only have one of the pair. When /if an egg or sperm fails to drop one or part of the chromosome 18, it will have excessive material once conception occurs. That extra material interferes with normal development. ...Read more

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What's the incidence of edward syndrome?

What's the incidence of edward syndrome?

One in 6, 000: Edwards syndrome occurs in around one in 6, 000 live births and around 80 percent of those affected are female. The majority of fetuses with the syndrome die before birth. The incidence increases as the mother's age increases. The syndrome has a very low rate of survival, resulting from heart abnormalities, kidney malformations, and other internal organ disorders. ...Read more

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What is the mode of inheiritance for edward's syndrome?

What is the mode of inheiritance for edward's syndrome?

Chromosomal: Edwards syndrome is usually due to trisomy 18 (extra copy of chromosome #18) that is an accidental occurrence with low recurrence risk (<1%) to the parents. Occasionally a translocation is found and the parents need testing to see if they have a balanced translocation (no symptoms) with higher recurrence risk. ...Read more

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Is edward's syndrome autosomal or sex-linked? Dominant or recessive?

Is edward's syndrome autosomal or sex-linked? Dominant or recessive?

None of the above: Edward syndrome is brought on by an abnormality of chromosome numbers, specifically an extra 18. The abnormal egg with a single chromosome 1-17 & 19-22 + x has a pair of 18's. When the sperm brings a single chromosome 1-22 + x or y then the embryo ends up with 47 chromosomes rather than 46 in every cell. (3-18's) the excess distorts the organ building information & defects arise. ...Read more

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What's the focus of support groups for edward's syndrome?

What's the focus of support groups for edward's syndrome?

Trisomy 18 Support: Edward's syndrome is the result of a chromosome abnormality, namely trisomy 18. Support groups include resources and emotional support. Visit the trisomy 18 foundation for assistance. ...Read more

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My friend’s baby died from edward’s syndrome. What is that?

My friend’s baby died from edward’s syndrome. What is that?

Extra chromosome 18: Edward’s syndrome is a condition where there is an error when the cells are dividing and there is an extra chromosome 18. The genetic material from the extra chromosome can cause many birth defects and a high mortality rate right after birth. The most common conditions associated with Edward’s syndrome are heart defects, as well as kidney, stomach, and brain complications. ...Read more

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Edward left ear is noisy since I'm from sickness, till now is still noisy like they turned radio in my ear.

Edward left ear is noisy since I'm from sickness, till now is still noisy like they turned radio in my ear.

Tinnitus: Is a sound that is generated in the brain and could sound like like a radio transmitter. There is no cure for tinnitus, but it often becomes less noticeable and more manageable over time. See an ENT for examination. ...Read more

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How do suger medison?

How do suger medison?

Question unclear: See if you cannot rephrase this and check your spelling. If you are asking about medications for diabetes repeat the question in that manner. ...Read more

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What is segel exercise?

What is segel exercise?

KEGEL exercises: These are pelvic floor exercises. You tighten and relax the muscles to build strength. Usually used to treat urinaty incontinence in women and premature ejaculation in men. ...Read more

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What is sever's diease?

What is sever's diease?

Type of heel pain: Known also as calcaneal apophysitis, it is an irritation of the growth center at the back of children, particularly pre-teens. It is a condition that most children outgrow, but while it is active can be quite painful. Typical treatment includes anti-inflammatory medication, stretching exercises and shoe modifications. ...Read more

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What is severs disease?

What is severs disease?

Sever's disease: Or calcaneal apophysitis is the most common cause of heel pain in the growing athlete and is due to overuse and repetitive microtrauma of growth plates of the calcaneus bone in the heel. It occurs in children ages 7 to 15, with the majority of patients presenting between 10 and 14 years of age. ...Read more

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I have not sleeper in 48 hours?

I have not sleeper in 48 hours?

Sorry: To hear but why? Do you prior history or any history of mania? ...Read more

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My wife is having sever migrans?

My wife is having sever migrans?

No question: Severe headaches need an explanation. If these are indeed migraines then she needs to go through the long list of medication to treat the acute headache and to consider using meds to prevent the headaches. This needs to be supervised by her doc. ...Read more

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What are all the types of siezers?

Seizur types.: Your question is very vague, it will take days to cover your question. What do you exactly want to know? ...Read more

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What causes sever icthing for years?

What causes sever icthing for years?

Probably allergy: You need to see an allergist to have all possible allergy testing to identify the cause. It may be some kind of food, pets, detergent, chemical, medications or exposure to a chemical. Allergist may help to identify and accordingly give you the treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to sever sensory nerves?

Is it possible to sever sensory nerves?

Yes: Traumatic, penetrating injuries may sever nerves - both motor and sensory. ...Read more

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What is the first signs of having sauger?

What is the first signs of having sauger?

Diabetes concern: It depends on the type of diabetes. Typically type 1 will present with increase thirst, increase urination and weight loss. Type 2 will often present with obesity that is difficult to control. See your doctor for a glucose evaluation and exam. All the best. ...Read more

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What about 6month child with sever darrhea?

What about 6month child with sever darrhea?

It depends: Upon the amount of diarrhea, how often, if there is blood in it, how long it has been going on. Talk to your doctor about this. Also mention if your baby is vomiting, unable to keep down any feeds, has not had a wet diaper in 4 hours or seems listless, irritable and or has a fever. Also tell your doctor what baby has had to eat and drink, how your prepared his/her liquids/feeds. ...Read more

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My child sik suger he six year what can I do?

My child sik suger he six year what can I do?

Please clarify??: Your question does not clearly state what your question is about. "child sik suger" makes no sense. ...Read more

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Could partially severed nerves heal naturally?

Could partially severed nerves heal naturally?

Possible: Will take some time to heal in the order of months to years. ...Read more

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How to control my boold suger to be in normal?

How to control my boold suger to be in normal?

Complicated question: If you're not diabetic yet - then it's all about good diet and exercise. If you are diabetic, then you still need to have good diet and exercise, but medications are also very important in controlling your sugars. After diagnosis w/ diabetes, I like to have my patients coming in every 3-4 months to talk about management and really make sure they understand how to control their sugars. ...Read more

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Why can I produce seemen but I can't get hard?

Why can I produce seemen but I can't get hard?

2 different process: Semen is produced in the testes which are under control of testosterone. Erections are caused by increased blood in special areas of the penis. This is controlled by special type of nerves called parasympathetic nerves. Ejaculation is controlled by a different type if nerves called sympathetic nerves. A 20 y/o that can't sustain an erection should get that looked into. ...Read more

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I am having sever pain on my right side and back?

I am having sever pain on my right side and back?

Need to be seen: Could be many things including: kidney infection, bladder infection, kidney stones, appendicitis, muscle strain. No way to know without examining you. Please see your doctor for this. ...Read more

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Please help! What happens when nerves are severed?

Please help! What happens when nerves are severed?

Muscle Weakness: It will take a long time for nerves to regenerate. If the nerves are not surgically re-connected, it becomes really hard for full function to return. Even with surgery there is evidence you may not get full recovery. ...Read more

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Can there be anything done for very deep sleepers?

Can there be anything done for very deep sleepers?

Leave them alone: Deep sleep is normal, and I wouldn't recommend trying to change that unless there is some other problem which you have not mentioned. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have sever's disease?

Should I still go to work if I have sever's disease?

It depends?: Sever's disease or calcaneal apophysitis is the most common cause of heel pain in the growing athlete and is due to overuse and repetitive microtrauma of growth plates of the calcaneus in the heel. It occurs in children ages 7 to 15, with the majority of patients presenting between 10 and 14 years of age. If you have a lot of pain, I think you should rest it. ...Read more

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How to know when you might actually have sever's disease?

How to know when you might actually have sever's disease?

Clinical exam/xrays: This is a condition that we see in children and the diagnosis is made based on clinical examination, history and x-rays. This is also something that affects children and not adults. ...Read more