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How prevalent is fragile x syndrome?

How prevalent is fragile x syndrome?

See below: Fragile x syndrome is the most frequent form of inherited intellectual disability. The prevalence in men runs from 1 in 4, 000 to 1 in 6.000. The prevalence in women is estimated at 1 in 10.000. ...Read more

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Is Fragile X Syndrome fatal?

Is Fragile X Syndrome fatal?

Fragile X: per say is not fatal. Males are more likely to be accident prone and suffer seizures than females. The risk of seizures is 17-40% depending on the series studied. (Much higher than this in my series of patients) Ataxia, hypotonia and unpredictable responses to changes in environment can lead to accidents. But the disease itself is not fatal. ...Read more

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Is fragile x syndrome dominant or recessive?

Is fragile x syndrome dominant or recessive?

X linked: This syndrome emerges when a male has a fragile x from his asymptomatic mother and a y from his father. If he were she, a normal x from dad or mom would cancel the fragile x effect. ...Read more

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Can a male carry fragile x syndrome without being retarded?

Can a male carry fragile x syndrome without being retarded?

No: Females carry the fragile x gene. Males with fragile x will be affected. ...Read more

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Fragile x syndrome, is it preventable, how?

Fragile x syndrome, is it preventable, how?

Not preventable: while there is no way to prevent fragile X disorder, treatment with folic acid, a vitamin can be helpful with the behaviours if necessary. Behavioral therapy, applied behavioral analysis, A variety of medications are available for symptoms. You should consult a specialist working with children with Fragile X. ...Read more

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What age does fragile x syndrome show up?

Birth: You can be suspicious at birth. Here is some information: http://www.fragilex.org/fragile-x-associated-disorders/fragile-x-syndrome/ ...Read more

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Is 3.2 x 1.6 x 2.3 retroplacental marginal hematoma and 1.2 x 0.6 x 1.9 cm subchorionic hematoma in the fundus big for 14 weeks? Is it dangerous?

Is 3.2 x 1.6 x 2.3 retroplacental marginal hematoma and 1.2 x 0.6 x 1.9 cm subchorionic hematoma in the fundus big for 14 weeks? Is it dangerous?

Monitoring: Subchorionic hematoma are small areas of blood collected behind the placenta. They increase the risk of bleeding and miscarriage slightly. The further along in pregnancy the less the risk of pregnancy loss. Continued monitoring with serial ultrasound is warranted. 3 cm is moderate size but size is relative in these cases as the size does not necessarily correlate with risk. ...Read more

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My rt ovary measures 3.89 x 2.59 x 2.21cm. Left measures 3.61 x 3.04 x 2.29. Uterus is 12.98 x 9.66 X 6.66 cm. Is this normal?

My rt ovary measures 3.89 x 2.59 x 2.21cm. Left measures 3.61 x 3.04 x 2.29. Uterus is 12.98 x 9.66 X 6.66 cm. Is this normal?

Pelvic measurements: The ovaries are of normal size. The uterus is a bit enlarged except if a woman has carried a few term pregnancies, her uterus can be this size normally. But for most woman this would be a slightly enlarged uterus. ...Read more

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Wondering if retardation in a teen boy is fragile x syndrome?

Wondering if retardation in a teen boy is fragile x syndrome?

Delay: Fragile x syndrome is one of the most common reasons for inherited developmental delays in boys. Fragile x patients can be identified thru genetic testing and how they might look on physical exam. Such delays can be seen in lots of kids without a diagnosis of fragile x. So that means that boys w/developmental delays can't be labeled as fragile x, w/o genetic test confirmation. ...Read more

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My uterus measurements are 14.1 x 8.73 x 8.89 CM position anteverted. Multiple fibroids found sizes 5.95 x 5.37 x 5.29cm; 3.32 x 3.33 x 3.49cm. Sugg?

My uterus measurements are 14.1 x 8.73 x 8.89 CM position anteverted. Multiple fibroids found sizes 5.95 x  5.37 x 5.29cm; 3.32 x 3.33 x 3.49cm.  Sugg?

What is future plan: If plan children or more children, then a myomectomy, removal of the fibroids may be best.Myomectomies can be done with the hysteroscope, no incisions, if the fibroids are in the cavity. With the size of your fibroids, it is likely they will need to be removed with the davinci robot, laparoscope or an abdominal incision. If done having kids, uae or hysterectomy;davinci, laparoscopy or open. ...Read more

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My uterus measurements are 10.06 x 5.12 x 6.17 with a endometrial stripe of 8mm and an anterior myometrial fibroid of 2.6 x 1.8 x 3 cm. Normal?

My uterus measurements are 10.06 x 5.12 x 6.17 with a endometrial stripe of 8mm and an anterior myometrial fibroid of 2.6 x 1.8 x 3 cm. Normal?

The fibroid: is not a normal finding, but it is a relatively common incidental finding which may or may not have clinical relevance depending on your history/symptoms. The 8mm endometrium is normal. ...Read more

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Is head x ray safe for 2 years old baby?

Is head x ray safe for 2 years old baby?

Yes but ...: You always have to ask why is any given test being done? What is being searched for? Is this the best way to do it or is there a better way to get the answer? I don't know enough about your child to answer those questions now but that is what you want to find out. X-Ray machines these days use much lower doses than they did in the past. ...Read more

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Is 10.7 x 3.4 x 5.6 cm uterus normal for a 35 year old?

Is 10.7 x 3.4 x 5.6 cm uterus normal for a 35 year old?

Normal size uterus: A person's uterine size can vary and although 10.7cm is on the larger side of the spectrum, it can still be very much normal. Uterus size generally range from 6-10cm ...Read more

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Had several x rays and CT scans this year . Maybe 7 cts and 14 x rays . Is this deadly?

Had several x rays and CT scans this year . Maybe 7 cts and 14 x rays . Is this deadly?

Not deadly: It's not deadly but you should make your doctors aware of all the radiation you've recieved. The bigger question is why so many cts? Are they all really necessary? ...Read more

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Cow can I tell if a teen has fragile x syndrome?

Variety of symptoms: Males more affected than females and more apparent physically. Long face, protruding ears. Intelligence is effected, shyness, poor eye contact, and symptoms of autism. ...Read more

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Can x chromosomal translocation always lead to turner syndrome (in a girl)?

Can x chromosomal translocation always lead to turner syndrome (in a girl)?

Not translocation: Faulty chromosomal distribution result in XO individual with 45 chromosomes (45XO). The paternal sex chromosome is the one more likely to be missing. ...Read more

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uterus mildly prominent measuring 10.0 x 4.1 x 6.7 cm. right fundal region there is a 1.5 x 1.3 x 1.9 cm hypoechoic mass small amount of free fluid?

 uterus mildly prominent measuring 10.0 x 4.1 x 6.7 cm.  right fundal region there is a 1.5 x 1.3 x 1.9 cm hypoechoic mass small amount of free fluid?

Fibroid: fibroids are the most common hypoechoic nodules seen in the uterus. They can be sub mucosal and cause some bleeding or intramural, within the muscle. Subserosal fibroids can also cause issues. Surgery is not the only way to treat these sometimes pesky lesions ...Read more

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Is it true that 2 x vitamin E, 1 x zinc, and 1 x fish oil capsule can thicken a uterine lining?

Is it true that 2 x vitamin E, 1 x zinc, and 1 x fish oil capsule can thicken a uterine lining?

No: No, it would have no effect on the uterine lining. The lining grows in response to the estrogen you produce in the first half of your cycle. Since you have an ovarian cyst, your hormone levels may not be correct. Talk to your GYN. ...Read more

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My uterus measures 10.9 x 5.4 x 3.3 cm . My right ovary measures 3.5 x 3.1 x 1.4 cm and my left ovary measures 2.8 x 2.4 x 1.6 what does this mean?

My uterus measures 10.9 x 5.4 x 3.3 cm . My right ovary measures 3.5 x 3.1 x 1.4 cm and my left ovary measures 2.8 x 2.4 x 1.6 what does this mean?

Normal: usual uterus is about7 cm long, 4 cm thick ovaries 2-3 cm , one being bigger is not significant if not much different , could be ovarian cyst or enlarged follicle , uter.enlarged if fibroids or pregnant , but yours are insignificant unless symptoms of pain , bleeding ect. see obgyn if so or other us ...Read more

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My transv.Us results were: endometrium is 24.5mm, my uterus is 116 x 52 x 78mm with a polyp 17 x 13 x 10 (& one smaller). What could this mean? 43yo

My transv.Us results were: endometrium is 24.5mm, my uterus is 116 x 52 x 78mm with a polyp 17 x 13 x 10 (& one smaller). What could this mean? 43yo

The lining : Is thick, mostly because the polyps are in the uterine cavity, thus it is thicker. Your uterus is somewhat enlarged but not huge. Uterine polyps are not like polyps in the colon, the risk of cancer on a uterine polyp is 1/200. The polyp is easy to remove w/ outpatient surgery called hysteroscopy. If negative endometrial biopsy could do ablation after, help bleeding, home same day, gd luc. ...Read more