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Does anyone know some facts about hemochromatosis?

Does anyone know some facts about hemochromatosis?

Common & easy: In the common form, the gut absorbs iron too well -- something of a plus, but too much iron will ruin the liver, pancreas, adrenals, heart, sex drive, and joints (base of thumb especially) and turn you gray. Easy to test for by labs, and easy to treat by draining a pint or two of blood every week. Maybe one person in 200 has the genes to get it, and some still get missed. ...Read more

Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Leukemia (Definition)

A malignant hematologic neoplasm that originates in the bone marrow and represents a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic elements belonging to any of the myeloid, lymphoid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages. Of note, other hematologic neoplasms like lymphoma or myeloma may demonstrate a leukemic phase without actually originating in the bone marrow ...Read more


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All info about myeloma?

All info about myeloma?

LLS etc websites: www.lls.org, http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/types/myeloma, www.Themmrf.Org, http://www.Cancer.Org/cancer/multiplemyeloma/index, http://myelomasociety.Org/membership.Html, http://myeloma.Org.

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What are two important or interesting facts about mrsa?

Common: 1- its very common, lots of people carry it in their nostrils and they are not aware of it 2 - its resistant to many antibiotics that we use daily, and its only getting worst. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about HIV taxonomic hierarchy please?

Can you tell me about HIV taxonomic hierarchy please?

Homework: I am sorry but physicians do not do their patient's homework for them. Your question is well outside the scope of what we can offer here. Please go read your assignment and answer the assignment in your own words. ...Read more

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Can you please list fun or interesting facts about the lymphatic system?

Can you please list fun or interesting facts about the lymphatic system?

Inbetween: Artery brnging good bllod form heart veins bringing bad blod to heart lymphatics running inbetween doing their job remoing toxins. ...Read more

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Question about estratesti would love any personal stories or opinions about this med.?

Question about estratesti would love any personal stories or opinions about this med.?

Avoid: Estratest (esterified estrogens and methylestosterone) is a pill with estrogen and testosterone combined. The testosterone (male hormone) doses are generally too high for women, and should be avoided. ...Read more

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What are the real facts about vaccinations for children?

What are the real facts about vaccinations for children?

Get Them: Vaccines are one of the most researched areas of healthcare and time and again have been shown to be safe. The benefits of vaccines greatly exceed the risks and, barring very rare medical contraindications, children should be vaccinated according to the recommended schedules. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are interesting facts about cardiomyopathy?

Need expert help here. What are interesting facts about cardiomyopathy?

Too many facts.: If one is interested in facts concerning a specific type of cardiomyopathy, it's helpful to specify the underlying cause. There are many. Perhaps the most common is uncontrolled hypertension. Others include valvular heart disease, coronary heart disease, viral diseases, autoimmune diseases and genetic abnormalities which manifest as muscle abnormalities or infiltrative diseases such as amyloid. ...Read more

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Please share a myth about coping with tornadoes.

Please share a myth about coping with tornadoes.

Refuge under bridge: During a tornado being under a bridge offers no protection and is dangerous ...Read more

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What are some facts about febrile seizures a parent must know?

What are some facts about febrile seizures a parent must know?

Several: Lower the fever, treat if needed, generally benign, but should aways be avioded if possible. ...Read more

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Any movies that educate you about ADHD diagnosis?

Any movies that educate you about ADHD diagnosis?

Yes lengthy list is : At: connect.Additudemag.Com/videos adhd videos: attention deficit disorder resources watch videos that explain adhd symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and management techniques for children and adults. ...Read more

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What are some statistics about teen pregnancy?

What are some statistics about teen pregnancy?

>400,000 in US in 09: Cdc and us vital statistics sites offer credible information. Start here for more information on teen pregnancies in the US: http://www.cdc.gov/teenpregnancy/aboutteenpreg.htm. ...Read more

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Am dating online, and they keep playing mind games. Why do they enjoy this type of childish behavior?

Am dating online, and they keep playing mind games. Why do they enjoy this type of childish behavior?

Bad idea: Never put your trust in someone until you know them well including their background .You are playing with your life. ...Read more

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Can you tell me any scary statistics about childhood obesity?

Can you tell me any scary statistics about childhood obesity?

Childhood obesity: Why do the statistics need to be scary, when there's information that shows how childhood obesity can be helped and treated. Please have the child have a consultation and visit with a pediatrician. ...Read more

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Are there any good books, websites, anything, to read and educate myself?

Are there any good books, websites, anything, to read and educate myself?

What's the topic?: What is the topic you are wanting to learn about? In general, for pediatrics, the most trusted in-depth learning sites are the american academy of pediatrics websites: www.Healthychildren.Org and www.Patiented.Aap.Org the aap also has many books on a variety of child health subjects. ...Read more

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Mom died of glioblastoma. Read abt new study @ Baylor re possible familial/genetic link to GBM. Should I worry? Always thought GBM happened at random.

Mom died of glioblastoma. Read abt new study @ Baylor re possible familial/genetic link to GBM. Should I worry? Always thought GBM happened at random.

Glioblastoma: I recommend that you not worry, just be vigilant of any changes in symptoms and always let your Drs know about your family hx. There is nothing you can do to prevent this form of brain cancer anyway. Just live a healthy lifestyle and have your regular check ups. Hope this gives you comfort ...Read more

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Does anyone know some information about merkel cell cancer?

Does anyone know some information about merkel cell cancer?

Skin cancer: Merkel cell cancer is a malignancy that comes from cells in the skin related to neural components. It is usually on the head and neck but can occur anywhere. The treatment is surgery, wide excision with sentinel node biopsy since mcc can spread to lymph nodes. Radiation therapy is sometimes given to the area around the lymph nodes. It's cause is unknown. ...Read more

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