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What to do if I have osteochondromatosis and live in a first floor flat, need to move as the I can't manage the stairs?
Ask your orthopedic: Your orthopedic doctor can advice you best. ...Read more
My 14yr old daughter has osteochondromatosis, active in sports, hard time stretching legs, lumps side of knees, do u suggest therapy?
No: Frey's syndrome is also called auriculotemporal nerve syndrome. This occurs after damage to this nerve in the face from trauma (birth trauma, gun shot, surgery, etc) and as the nerve "regrows" it goes to the surface rather than to the salivary gland. When a person eats something and salivates, the develop a red, non-itchy rash along the face where the nerve is. It's not familial. ...Read more
Niacin: Niacin (nicotinic acid, Vitamin B3) is the safest, cheapest, most effective lipid lowering substance there is. Niacin lowers total cholesterol, LDL, and triglycerides, and raises HDL. Adjust the dose as required--1,000-2,000 mg/day should be enough. Niacin will cause "hot flashes" for 20-30 minutes, due to vasodilation. Just think of it as "burning up the cholesterol"--should go away. ...Read more
My cholesteral level is 310 does that mean I am more likely to have familial cholesteolimia being as it's so high. Thanks?
Parent to child: Creutzfeldt-jakob disease, or cjd, is a disease similar to mad cow disease and is caused by a miss-folded protein in your brain. Unlike other forms of the disease, cjd is thought to be familial, being passed from parent to child, in about 10% of cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Familial Mediterrane: This is more commonly known as Familial Mediterranean Fever. This is a genetic illness, commonly found in people who lived around the Mediterranean that is inflammatory and causes a variety of symptoms with a fever and attacks of abdomenal pain, joint attacks, chest pain, muscle aches, skin rashes. Your physicians can help clarify how it affects you. ...Read more
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