Top
29
Doctor insights on: How Long Will People Live If They Have Xxx Syndrome

Share
1

1
Why do people with downs syndrome have exceptionally long tongues?

Why do people with downs syndrome have exceptionally long tongues?

Physical Trait: People with Down Syndrome have oversize tongue (Macroglossia)
It is a physical trait that is there because of Down's Syndrome ...Read more

2

2
Long term outcome for turner syndrome?

Long term outcome for turner syndrome?

Good in general: With appropriate health care and health screening most women with turner syndrome can lead relatively healthy lives. Much of this depends upon the severity of the associated problems, such as heart disease. ...Read more

3

3
What are the long-term effects of tourettes syndrome?

What are the long-term effects of tourettes syndrome?

Ttourette: There are no other effects of tourette's except what may be associated psychologically due to its impact on the person's place and feeling in society. ...Read more

4

4
If you have hellp syndrome, will pt & ptt be normal or prolonged?

If you have hellp syndrome, will pt & ptt be normal or prolonged?

Normal usually.: Unless your liver has completely shut down (fulminant liver failure with or without liver capsule hematoma) and/or your placenta has abrupted, your coagulation tests aptt/pt/inr should remain normal. Your platelet count and bleeding time may be increased though. Expert care and prompt dleivery are warranted regardless of gestational age. ...Read more

5

5
Why is it that downs syndrome people have exceptionally long tongues, is that a trait in this affliction?

Why is it that downs syndrome people have exceptionally long tongues, is that a trait in this affliction?

It only appears so: Often with down syndrome, patients have an under developed skeletal mid face which gives them less room for the tongue. So it appears bigger relative to the rest of their oral structures and face. ...Read more

6

6
What's long qt syndrome?

What's long qt syndrome?

A genetic disorder..: That can lead to serious arrhythmias. There are several varieties of this, all leading to an abnormality of the ECG that predisposes a person to serious cardiac arrhythmias. A cardiologist, and especially a cardiac electophysiologist, can guide you as to whether any therapy is needed. ...Read more

7

7
What is long qt syndrome?

What is long qt syndrome?

Heart rhythm problem: Long qt syndrome (lqts) is a congenital disorder of the heart's electrical activity that is characterized by prolongation of the qt interval (delayed repolarization) on an electrocardiogram. Delayed repolarization of the heart following a heartbeat increases the risk for sudden, uncontrollable, dangerous heart rhythm disturbances in response to exercise or stress. ...Read more

8

8
What causes long QT syndrome?

What causes long QT syndrome?

Genetics and drugs: There several of genetic variations of the long-QT syndrome and testing is available for some, though often not necessary. Unfortunately many drugs/medicines can cause QT prolongation as well. Depending on the severity, treatment maybe needed. I would advise consulting doc. Good luck ...Read more

9

9
How long does hellp syndrome last?

How long does hellp syndrome last?

Depends: That? Should be directed to your OB and the perinatologist as they know your specific situation, your? Does not have a general answer so discuss this with them. ...Read more

10

10
How long do Down syndrome children live?

How long do Down syndrome children live?

Variable: They do die relatively young in the 20s and 30s but they thrive on love just the same as normal kids and their death is unpredictable. ...Read more

11

11
What are the long-term health effects for a child with patau syndrome?

What are the long-term health effects for a child with patau syndrome?

Confusing question: This syndrome results when an egg with a pair of chromosome 13 (instead of 1) joins with the male's 13 at conception leading to a trisomy 13.This distorts the information in each cell of the body so many complex organs do not form properly (heart, brain defects, etc.).It cannot be fixed. These kids do not live very long. ...Read more

12

12
Lesch-nyhan syndrome (lns)--why do people get it and how long do they live?

Lesch-nyhan syndrome (lns)--why do people get it and how long do they live?

Genetic: X linked recessive gene, so occurs in males - passed on from their mothers. Defect is in ability to break down purine leading to a buildup of uric acid. Symptoms include poor muscle control, mental retardation, and self mutilation. Long term prognosis is poor. ...Read more

13

13
I have a cousin who is down syndrome. Is it true that they die at an early age? And that they don't live longer than 20 years?

I have a cousin who is down syndrome. Is it true that they die at an early age? And that they don't live longer than 20 years?

No: Although some ds kids have life threatening conditions at birth these are usually recognized & fixed as they would for any other newborn. In life they have many challenges but generally live out a long life if these issues are managed. Expected lifespan of a newborn with ds today exceeds 60 yrs. ...Read more

14

14
I have been told I have post sterilization syndrome and my only option is a hysterectomy how long will it before I feel better?

I have been told I have post sterilization syndrome and my only option is a hysterectomy how long will it before I feel better?

Hysterectomy: Unsure what you mean by post sterilization syndrome? If you had some type of tubal occlusion procedure (essure, adiana, or ligation) and nothing afterwards then usually this will pass with time and use of drugs like ibuprofen. If you also had an endometrial ablation, and experience intolerable cyclic pain, then hysterectomy is solution (only removal of uterus) hopefully vaginally or lap. ...Read more

15

15
How long should my concussion syndromes last?

How long should my concussion syndromes last?

Days or longer: Concussion symptoms will usually last a few weeks. However, for some, they may last for months to as long as a year. ...Read more

16

16
What's the difference between long qt and short qt syndromes?

What's the difference between long qt and short qt syndromes?

Long QT is an ekg: Abnormality. It can be a source for atrthymia and sudden cardiac death. Some sre inherited and can associated with other abn such as deafness. ...Read more

17

17
If I have marfan's syndrome, can I no longer do hardcore exercise?

If I have marfan's syndrome, can I no longer do hardcore exercise?

Consult w your docto: If you have Marfan changes in your aorta with enlargement and thoracic article anneurysm, then strenuous exercise should be avoided (as should pregnancy), due to an increased rate of aortic dissection. ...Read more

18

18
How is long QT syndrome diagnosed?

Long QT syndrom: Read this for info:

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/long-qt-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20025388

Get a more detailed answer ›
19

19
Is it ok to have sex with long q syndrome?

Hmmmm. . .: Hopefully "long q syndrome" does not completely describe your potential sex partner. :-) I'm guessing that you might mean "long qt syndrome, " and that you've been diagnosed with this. Your own doctor is your best resource for specific treatments and recommendations for you, but sexual intercourse has not been found to increase risk in long qt syndrome. Http://tinyurl. Com/mf8amwv. ...Read more

20

20
How long after taking aspirin in adults can reye's syndrome occur?

How long after taking aspirin in adults can reye's syndrome occur?

Not seen in adults: I have not heard of any cases of reyes syndrome occurring in adults. Perhaps some of the other health tap doctors have heard of a case? ...Read more

21

21
What is a prolonged qt syndrome?

What is a prolonged qt syndrome?

Prolonged QT syndrom: This is a rare inborn heart condition which result in irregular heart beats that originate from the ventricles. Symptoms are palpitations, fainting & sudden death. Treatment is arrhythmia prevention techniques thru medications or surgery, also avoid medications that can prolong the q-t interval. ...Read more

22

22
My sister has developed long qt syndrome. What is it exactly?

My sister has developed long qt syndrome. What is it exactly?

See below: Long qt syndrome (lqts) is a heart rhythm disorder that can potentially cause rapid heartbeats which may trigger a sudden fainting spell or seizure and in some cases, death.

You can be born with a genetic mutation that puts you at risk of long qt syndrome. In addition, certain medications and medical conditions may cause this, however it is treatable. ...Read more

24

24
How long can one live with Vater Syndrome?

How long can one live with Vater Syndrome?

Vater's syndrome: Vater's syndrome consists of a variety of serious congenital anomalies involving many organ systems such as digestive, cardiac, and renal. Life expectancy would depend on the severity of the anomalies present and whether they can be repairable like an imperforate anus, or tracheo-esophageal fistula ...Read more

25

25
How long does viral syndrome last for?

How long does viral syndrome last for?

Depends: Typical viral syndromes last a few days up to two weeks. Some viruses can cause symptoms which last much longer. ...Read more

26

26
How long does post traumatic syndrome last?

How long does post traumatic syndrome last?

Agree w Dr. Wells: Severe, chronic ptsd may last a lifetime - especially if complex. Ptsd resolves for some. It becomes more hardwired in with time. Thus intervention is imperative to return toward normal function. Cognitive processing therapy (a form of cbt) is the gold standard. Emdr (eyeballs) ; virtual reality exposure therapy can be very helpful. Psychiatric meds are often needed. Take care. ...Read more

27

27
Can people with Marfan syndrome live long lives?

Can people with Marfan syndrome live long lives?

Varies by severity: People with mild Marfan syndrome symptoms probably live a pretty normal lifespan. Those with severe symptoms can die from heart valve problems, rupture of the aorta, tension pneumothorax, etc..., before they reach old age. Of course, those with moderate symptoms will have a lifespan in between. ...Read more

28

28
How long does it take to heal prader willi syndrome?

How long does it take to heal prader willi syndrome?

Doesn't go away: Prader willi syndrome is a genetically linked syndrome that is set in motion at conception. The defect involved is permanent and will produce lifelong issues. ...Read more

29

29
How long does benign fasciculation syndrome last for?

Depends: How long it lasts depends on the cause. If the cause is known and can be addressed then it goes away.
If there is no known cause (idiopathic, benign), it may be longer lived. ...Read more