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I have felty syndrome and no one seems to know much about it. What are my chances of overcoming this?

I have felty syndrome and no one seems to know much about it. What are my chances of overcoming this?

Felty syndrome: Is combination of rheumatoid arthritis, large spleen & neutropenia (low neutrophil blood cell count). Causes painful stiff swollen joints in hands/feet & arms, along with susceptibility to infections. ...Read more

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Is felty syndrome treatable?

Is felty syndrome treatable?

Yes: You need to consult with a rheumatologist which would be the type of doctor who would treat felty's syndrome. This is an unusual forrm of rheumatoid arthritis. There are treatments for this condition. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

See a vein specialist
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Check your cholesterol medications
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Have a venous ultrasound to check for reflux
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Is felty syndrome treatable?

Yes: You need to consult with a rheumatologist which would be the type of doctor who would treat felty's syndrome. This is an unusual forrm of rheumatoid arthritis. There are treatments for this condition. ...Read more

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I have felty syndrome and no one seems to know much about it. What are my chances of overcoming this?

Felty syndrome: Is combination of rheumatoid arthritis, large spleen & neutropenia (low neutrophil blood cell count). Causes painful stiff swollen joints in hands/feet & arms, along with susceptibility to infections. ...Read more

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Managing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Checklist)

Wear a wrist brace at night
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Take pain medications as directed
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Use proper posture when performing tasks
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Can you get enlarged liver as a symptom of felty syndrome? What are the other symptoms?

Can you get enlarged liver as a symptom of felty syndrome? What are the other symptoms?

Yes, here's more...: Felty's syndrome is characterized bycombination of rheumatoid arthritis, splenomegaly & neutropenia. Sufferers may also experience fever, weight loss, fatigue, anemia, low platelets, vasculitis, discoloration of skin (esp. Of leg), ulcers on lower leg, &/or abnormally large liver (hepatomegaly). ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is felty's syndrome treated?

See: Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000445.htm

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Living with Asperger's Syndrome (Checklist)

Learn about your condition
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Practice stress management and mindfulness
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Do not be afraid to ask for feedback
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What's the Kundalini syndrome?

What's the Kundalini syndrome?

Kundalini: The Kundalini syndrome has been reported in people with near-death experiences or with some types of yoga & meditation. The main sx is a feeling of energy or heat at the spine. It can also include severe headaches, sense of energy or heat in the hands, ecstasy, body tremor or vibration, sense of heat or cold moving through the body, sensing inner lights as well as other tactile experiences. ...Read more

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Can sjogen's syndrome be cured?

Can sjogen's syndrome be cured?

See below: There is no true cure for autoimmune diseases such as sjogren's---our goal is to put them into remission with medications so that you can feel better. ...Read more

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Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Checklist)

Eliminate low-fat, high-carb foods from your diet
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Monitor your weight and review your diet daily
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Blend exercises that make sense into your daily routine
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What is gillian barre syndrome?

What is gillian barre syndrome?

Autoimmune: An autoimmune disease that attacks the myelin sheaths on your peripheral nerves. Usually starts in feet an ascends. Sometimes starts in the eyes. ...Read more

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What is XYY syndrome or disease?

What is XYY syndrome or disease?

Extra Y chromosome: About one man in 1000 has an extra Y chromosome and it's likely to be discovered only if there's some investigation because of some problem such as autism. This has given rise to the myth that autism, criminal behavior and so forth are more common in such men. They average taller and tend to get worse acne. The "criminal" claims haven't held up to real science. ...Read more

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Living with Down Syndrome (Checklist)

Enroll in an early intervention program
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Get help from local and national support groups
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Consider getting help from mental health professionals
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How serious is Alstrom syndrome?

How serious is Alstrom syndrome?

Depends on Severity: In some cases there can be serious issues with liver, kidneys, bladder, & /or lungs. ...Read more

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Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Checklist)

Try to notice and avoid precipitating factors
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Start a trial of increased dietary fiber
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See your primary care physician or gastroenterologist if symptoms persist
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What is dual retraction syndrome?

What is dual retraction syndrome?

Typo?: There is no such thing. Do you mean Duane's Retraction syndrome? If so, here you go: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Duane_syndrome It's a rare congenital cause of strabismus (unable to move eye normally). If that is not what you meant, please ask your question again and clarify. ...Read more

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What is deletion syndrome 22q.11?

Highly variable: This is fairly common and quite variable clinically depending on the extent of the deletion. DiGeorge and velocardialfacial syndrome patients may have deletions here. There's a good review at http://ghr. Nlm. Nih. Gov/condition/22q112-deletion-syndrome ...Read more

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Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFIDS) (Checklist)

Don't overdo it when you have more energy than usual
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Try slow and steady movement like qigong, tai chi, or yoga
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Consider natural medical alternatives such as dipsacus
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What is stephen johnsons syndrome?

What is stephen johnsons syndrome?

SJS: A very serious skin reaction with very high morbidity and poor prognosis. Drugs are the most common cause, but viral infections (including hiv) have also been implicated. If there is even the slightest concern for sjs, you need to seek immediate dermatologic evaluation as this is a medical emergency. This is in the same family as erythema multiforme and toxic epidermal necrolysis. ...Read more

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How is Alstrom syndrome diagnosed?

How is Alstrom syndrome diagnosed?

Alstrom syndrome: Usually diagnosed clinically due to sparsity of labs that offer genetic testing for the condition. ...Read more

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Will I die from sjögren’s syndrome?

Will I die from sjögren’s syndrome?

No: Sjogren's does give you a somewhat increased risk of malignant lymphoma, and it may run with a disease like lupus or scleroderma which you'd know by now whether or not you have. By itself, sjogren's is a nuisance disease. The most dangerous feature is that maybe 1% of patients get a vasculitis that can cause brain dysfunction that mimics multiple sclerosis. Be alert as it's manageable. ...Read more

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What is turners syndrome prognosis?

What is turners syndrome prognosis?

Turner's Syndrome: The prognosis for turner's syndrome diagnosed at birth is usually good. They will be short. They have streaked gonads. They can have a webbed neck. There can be lymphedema. There can be associated perceptual problems. They are not necessarily mentally retarded. There can be coarctation of the aorta. ...Read more

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Is Tzeitse syndrome always painful?

Is Tzeitse syndrome always painful?

Likely: I am sorry you are experiencing Tietze's syndrome (aka Costochondritis with swelling). But sadly Tietze's syndrome is usually painful, and the only treatment is symptom control. I would advise you visit an Urgent Care clinic/ER when experiencing these episodes and tell the doc you have a history of Tietze's syndrome so that they can tell the difference from a Heart Attack and your condition. ...Read more

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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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Is there a syndrome that reverses aging?

Is there a syndrome that reverses aging?

Not aware.: Dorian gray syndrome: exists only in literature. All of the contrary, on progeria pts are children that accelerate the rate of aging and look and have the diseases of old people and die very young from diseases of the elderly. ...Read more

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What exactly is acute katayama syndrome?

What exactly is acute katayama syndrome?

Parasitic infection: A tropical disease, due to Schistosomiasia, a parasitic disease. See this discussion: https://patient. Info/doctor/schistosomiasis-pro ...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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Please tell me what hurlers syndrome is?

Please tell me what hurlers syndrome is?

Genetic disordet: Hurler syndrome is a rare, inherited disease of metabolism in which a person cannot break down long chains of sugar molecules called glycosaminoglycans (formerly called mucopolysaccharides). There is deficiency of a lysosomal enzyme which leads to build up long chain polysaccharides build up and damage organs. Symptoms begin early and are progressive. Enzyme replacement may help mitigate symptom ...Read more

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What exactly is xyy syndrome or disease?

Usually non-problem: This is a man with an extra y chromosome. These men tend to be tall and to have more troubles with acne than others. A junk-science paper and a false claim by murderer richard speck popularized the myth that these men tend to criminality. If there are no health problems, xyy almost never gets discovered except by prenatal screening; in the latter case it usually causes no troubles. ...Read more

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Any medical avances for sjögren syndrome?

Any medical avances for sjögren syndrome?

Unfortunately not: Much but supportive treatment, hydration, immunosuppressants etc but use of herbal meds is coming to the forefront. Take care! Care! Http://www. Ehow. Com/way_5347842_herbal-cures-sjogrens-syndrome. Html#page=0 http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/sjogren%27s_syndrome. ...Read more

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I have barretts syndrome how did I get it?

I have barretts syndrome how did I get it?

Reflux: Barrett's is a response to chronic reflux of stomach content; not entirely known if it is due to acid, bile, enzymes, other. Not everyone with chronic reflux gets barrett's changes in esoph; cells look like normal stomach and intestinal cells (except not in intestine), less resistant to effects of refluxed stuff; become more damaged, abnormal, down the road to ca in minority. Freq. Endoscopy, rx. ...Read more

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How to know if this is rokitansky syndrome?

How to know if this is rokitansky syndrome?

Absence of vagina: This is the question, correct? Physical exam and imaging can determine whether this birth defect is present, and what corrective surgery may be appropriate. ...Read more

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I have brougda syndrome. What is its cause?

I have brougda syndrome. What is its cause?

Mutation: Brugada is caused by a mutation in a gene for a sodium channel. Be sure you become educated about this illness, including whether you are a candidate for an implantable defibrillator. ...Read more

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What is hurler syndrome? Who discovered it?

Hurler syndrome: Hurler syndrome = mucopolysaccharidosis type I. It was named after Gertrud Hurler. ...Read more

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What are the actual causes of this syndrome?

Need More Info: I need more information to understand your question. Please ask the question using specific information about the syndrome you are asking about. ...Read more

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What are the tests for netherton's syndrome?

What are the tests for netherton's syndrome?

Netherton Syndrome: Is diagnosed by molecular genetic testing for mutations of the SPINX gene on Chromosome 5q32. Other tests to determine the level of severity are found on www. Genecards. Org/cgi-bin/carddisp. Pl? gene=SPINK5&search=spink5. Geneticists, dermatologists & other specialists provide diagnosis & management. See: www. Firstskinfoundation. Org/content. Cfm/Ichthyosis/Netherton-Syndrome-Fact-Sheet/page_id/901 ...Read more

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