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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Vanishing Twin Syndrome (Definition)

Vanishing twin syndrome is a condition where one fetus dies within the uterus and is partially or completely reabsorbed ...Read more


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What is vanishing twin syndrome?

What is vanishing twin syndrome?

Demise of one fetus: Vanishing twin syndrome is the demise of one twin sometime during the pregnancy. One study suggested it occurred about 20-30% of twin pregnancies. Most commonly it occurs early in the pregnancy and generally the remaining fetus has a good outcome. Its' occurrence later in pregnancy can be associated with adverse maternal and fetal outcomes. ...Read more

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Are there genes to tell how long someone will survive with patau syndrome?

Are there genes to tell how long someone will survive with patau syndrome?

No: Most infants with patau syndrome die within their first year. There is no genetic test to explain the variation in survival. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can the chromosomal conditions , trisomy x, xyy syndrome and turner syndrome differ?

Can you tell me how can the chromosomal conditions , trisomy x, xyy syndrome and turner syndrome differ?

Good online sites: Xxx and xyy have relatively little impact on those who have them and are usually incidental findings -- this is actually true despite the hoopla over xyy. I have three physician colleagues who have turner's xo and do fine. http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ is really good (thanks uncle sam). ...Read more

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How to cure wallet syndrome?

Take Wallet Out: Place inside jacket pocket or from pant pocket instead. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how turner syndrome affect development ?

Can you tell me how turner syndrome affect development ?

Short: girls with turners are usually short, they dont have full breast tissue compared to others their age, but have breast buds. they have streak ovaries, so they are not fertile. They also have webbed necks. The breast buds, are far apart on the chest- called wide spaced nipples. ...Read more

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Best way to cure budd chiari syndrome?

Best way to cure budd chiari syndrome?

Meds then surgery: Patients with budd chiari can try diuretics, salt restriction, and even anticoagulation but usually they end up needing a way to bypass for the occluded hepatic veins. The first option is usually a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt. ...Read more

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How much possibility is there that 13 months baby get recovery without any treatment from Guillian barre syndrome GBS ?

How much possibility is there that 13 months baby get recovery without any treatment from Guillian barre syndrome GBS ?

Guillan-Barré syndro: Most people recover spontaneously. It presents as an ascending paralysis. The way it kills you is that it stops you from moving your diaphragm. Ergo you don't breathe and so you die. You have to support your patient's breathing and they survive. May have to perform a plasmapheresis. ...Read more

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How do you treat edwards syndrome (trisomy 18)?

How do you treat edwards syndrome (trisomy 18)?

Keep them comfortabl: These patients are supported with comfort measures as much as possible. Fluids, nutrition, oxygen, etc.As a universally fatal disorder, management focuses on comfort rather than things that would prolong the act of dying. ...Read more

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How to cure patellofemoral syndrome?

How to cure patellofemoral syndrome?

Control Inflammation: Patellofemoral pain is caused by inflammation under the knee cap caused by irregular tracking when bending knee. To control symtoms you can ice joint, strengthen inner thigh muscles (vmo), use patella-stabilization brace, and take oral anti-inflammatory medication. Treatment usually requires activity limits for period of time, such as decreased running and staying on soft, flat surfaces. ...Read more

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Is it possible to treat goldenhar syndrome before birth?

Is it possible to treat goldenhar syndrome before birth?

No: Goldenhar syndrome is thought to be a genetic condition so there is no treatment while the baby is still inside. I recommend you ask your obgyn for a referral to a genetic counselor who will be able to guide you on treatment options for this rare condition. ...Read more

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How can you treat Down syndrome (trisomy 21)?

How can you treat Down syndrome (trisomy 21)?

Supportively: Down syndrome itself does not need to be treated however certain conditions that can go along with ds should be managed and prevented if possible. These include monitoring for disturbances in growth and obesity, getting a cardiac workup to evaluate the heart function, have hearing and vision testing, check thyroid function, monitor the blood yearly for abnormal blood counts, good dental hygiene. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is zellweger syndrome diagnosed?

Can you tell me how is zellweger syndrome diagnosed?

Blood tests: This information comes from a very good website- which I copied at the bottom " Zellweger syndrome causes the build-up of very-long-chain fatty acids (VLCFA). Therefore, a blood test for measuring the level of these fatty acids Here is a good website with more information http://ulf.org/the-zellweger-spectrum ...Read more

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Could vanishing twin cause any risk to surviving baby?

Could vanishing twin cause  any risk to surviving baby?

Not really: This is not uncommon, that only one fetus of the two survive without any problems. Pregnancy needs monitoring however as high risk. ...Read more

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How to cure yourself of metabolic syndrome?

How to cure yourself of metabolic syndrome?

Diet and Exercise: Life style changes 1Eat a healthy diet,low in carbs,low in salt.low in trans fats,High in fruite,veggies and lean protein,beans,whole grains and low fat diarySome recommend Dash diet 2Loose weight if you are over weight or obese 3Exercise like walking and gym,bicycling,and others 4If you smoke QUIT 5Talk to your doctor if you need meds for High BP,hIGH Cholesterl,Aspirin and Metformin ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure morguio syndrome?

Is it possible to cure morguio syndrome?

No: Morquio's syndrome (referred to as mucopolysaccharidosis IV or morquio's) is an autosomal recessive mucopolysaccharide storage disease (see also lysosomal storage disorder), usually inherited. It is a rare type of birth defect with serious consequences. Because it is genetic, there is no cure, but it can be treated with enzyme replacement therapy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how often klippel-trenaunay syndrome occurs?

Can you tell me how often klippel-trenaunay syndrome occurs?

1 in 100,000: Incidence is 1 in 100, 000. Involves overgrowth of bone combined with vascular malformation - such as port wine stain. ...Read more

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Is their a cure to get rid out prolonged qt syndrome?

Is their a cure to get rid out prolonged qt syndrome?

Genetic?: If its genetic then no & you should consult an electrophysiologist. If drug induced....Then discontinuing the offending medication should restore things to normal. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what occurs when one conjoined twin die?

Can you tell me what occurs when one conjoined twin die?

Unless very: superficial connection, both twins are likely to die if not separated. ...Read more

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What's a natural way to treat long qt syndrome?

What's a natural way to treat long qt syndrome?

Talk to doctor: The american heart association and american college of cardiology have made recommendations for the treatment of patients with long qt syndrome. This condition is often managed jointly by a cardiologist and electrophysiologist. Thus, discussion of any therapies for this condition that might deviate from standard practice could warrant an informed discussion between patient and providers. ...Read more

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