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What is the marshal syndrom?

What is the marshal syndrom?

Marshall Syndrome: Is a rare genetic disorder affecting facial features, vision, hearing, joints. See following link for more info: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/17686396. ...Read more

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What are risk factors for Guillian barre syndrome?

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What are risk factors for Guillian barre syndrome?

GBS: Anyone can develop GBS, but people over 50 yrs. age are more at risk. It develops several days/weeks after having diarrhea or respiratory infection, with most common cause being a bacterium called Campylobacter, & some cases follow the Flu or Epstein Barr virus infection, and rarely after vaccination. ...Read more

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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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Please tell me about angelman syndrom?

Please tell me about angelman syndrom?

Angelman syndrome: It is a Neuro-genetic disorder resulting from abnormality of genes on Chromosome 15 . ...Read more

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Whats the best medication for postmonoposal syndrom?

Whats the best medication for postmonoposal syndrom?

Individual: Everyone experiences menopause differently. Talk with your doctor about what is bothering you the most and then u can decide together what options are best for you. A healthy diet and vigorous exercise several times a week are the place to start. ...Read more

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How di i know if I have pendred syndrom? Does it also attack adults?

How di i know if I have pendred syndrom? Does it also attack adults?

Genetic disorder: It can lead to deafness. It accounts for about 5 to 10percent of congenital deafness. Its also associated with thyroid disease and goiters. 75 percent of pts have a goiter. Hearing loss may not be obvious at birth and progress gradually. Minor head trauma may accelerate symptoms. Gene testing would be neccessary. Its autosomal recessive so both parents would have to have an abnormal gene. ...Read more

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What to do if i think my friend has munchausen syndrom. How do I confront her or her family?

What to do if i think my friend has munchausen syndrom. How do I confront her or her family?

Who is in danger?: If this is munchausen's by proxy -- an adult injures or sickens a child or lies, all in order to get them admitted to the hospital -- phone child protective services and fill out paperwork on them. If this is simply a person who is so desperate as to seek warmth by pretending to be sick, the family is probably already dysfunctional and drama is unlikely to help & may be disastrous -- be a friend. ...Read more

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Does anyone know of any research on sweet syndrom? I have been diagnosed but only hear it is very rare. Not much info is available.

Does anyone know of any research on sweet syndrom?  I have been diagnosed but only hear it is very rare.  Not much info is available.

Sweet's syndrome: Characterized by the presence of white blood cells in the skin. Usually seen in neutropenic patients with cancer (acute leukemia). Present with red or bluish-red papules/nodules/plaques. Commonly at face, neck, and arms. Patients can also have high fevers. Treatment with high dose of steroids. Suggest to see dermatologist. ...Read more

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I want to reduce the chances of my future children inheriting asperger's syndrom. I am a 30-year-old male with no kids. So, how much time do I have?

I want to reduce the chances of my future children inheriting asperger's syndrom. I am a 30-year-old male with no kids. So, how much time do I have?

No one knows: Asperger's syndrome is not known to be inherited though genes are thought to play a role. If you are referring to a heightened incidence with an advanced fathers age autism is the full spectrum condition that has been connected to advancing age. Rule of thumb: men's genetic mutations double every 16 yrs. So sooner is better than later. ...Read more

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Poly allergy syndrom?

Poly allergy syndrom?

Allergies: As a doctor, if i heard this it simply makes me think (1) you have allergies, asthma, eczema, etc.... Or (2) you have multiple allergies to pollens, medications, foods, stinging insects, etc... ...Read more

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Is there a condition called defiance syndrom?

Is there a condition called defiance syndrom?

ODD: Oppositional defiant disorder? Estimates suggest that 2%-16% of children and teens have odd. In younger children, odd is more common in boys. In older children, it occurs about equally in boys and in girls. It typically begins by age 8. Consult a mental health care provider for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors for Getting Guillian barre syndrome ?

What are the risk factors for Getting Guillian barre syndrome ?

Virus: Usually a virus. Very rarely a vaccination, but the risk of the virus far outweighs the vaccine. ...Read more

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Hello doctors i'm connecting from mongolia? I'm 27 male. What is mallory weiss syndrom?

Hello doctors i'm connecting from mongolia? I'm 27 male. What is mallory weiss syndrom?

Tears in the lower: Mw syndrome is superficial tears in the lining of the lower part of the esophagus where it connects to the stomach. It can lead to bleeding. Often it occurs after heavy vomiting. ...Read more

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How common is gullian barre ?

Not rare: An acute autoimmune polyneuritis, often subsequent to influenza A infection, but may be associated with other post-infectious problems such as Campylobacter jejuni, EBV, mycoplasma infections, and even occurs with "tick paralysis". Usually self limited, but rarely becomes chronic in form of CIDP. Exact statistics not fully clear but not an uncommon outcome of some common infections. ...Read more

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What's guillian barre syndrome (gbs) syndrome?

What's guillian barre syndrome (gbs) syndrome?

Auto-immune reaction: A triggered auto-immune reaction usually against the myelin of peripheral nerves. In a subset of individuals, the response is also directed at the nerve cells. This causes slowing of nerve conduction and motor weakness classically in an ascending pattern from the legs proximally. The attack may be so dramatic as to cause breathing difficulty requiring a respirator. Treatment options exist. ...Read more

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Would pregabalin or cymalta be of benefit if you have kipple fiel syndrom?

Would pregabalin or cymalta be of benefit if you have kipple fiel syndrom?

Not usual but...: Kipple fiel is a rare genetic disorder w/ abnormal fusion of some of the cervical vertebra. Usually patients have a short neck, a low hairline, & decreased neck motion due to fusion . Treatment normally: surgery & physical therapy if symptomatic (some have no symptoms!). I could imagine that, in later life, if chronic pain, Cymbalta (duloxetine) or Pregabalin considered if surgery pt were not used in early life. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is bertebrobasliar artery syndrom?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is bertebrobasliar artery syndrom?

Vertebrobasilar : Artery. See: http://www.patient.co.uk/doctor/vertebrobasilar-occlusion-and-vertebral-artery-syndrome

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