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Is developmental hip dysplasia common? Is 2-3 kids out of a 1000 common or considered rare? How often is developmental hip dysplasia missed?

Is developmental hip dysplasia common? Is 2-3 kids out of a 1000 common or considered rare? How often is developmental hip dysplasia missed?

Hip dysplasia is not: considered uncommon so the screening test for it should not be neglected. That is the reason why all infants are tested and continued to be tested throughout the first few years of life. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

Dr. Edward Evans
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Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (Definition)

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is a form of chronic lung disease that affects newborns (mostly premature) and infants. It results from damage to the lungs caused by mechanical ventilation and long-term use of oxygen for more than 28 days. Most infants recover from BPD, but some may ...Read more


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Is there a genetic test that shows who is at risk for osteogenic sarcoma?

Is there a genetic test that shows who is at risk for osteogenic sarcoma?

Not really.: Unless your family has a documented history of this, and a particular mutation has been identified in other family members, there is not an established test for this condition. ...Read more

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What is COPD a risk factor for?

What is COPD a risk factor for?

See below: Having COPD can put you at risk for lung infections, cardiac issues, and pulmonary hypertension. ...Read more

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How common is aml leukemia in a 23yo female?

How common is aml leukemia in a 23yo female?

Uncommon: AML is common in older people and ALL is most common in kids. Both are curable but ALL has better outcomes. But not all AML are same. Many subgroups of AML do very well. Your oncologist can answer this question. interesting fact--using the same exact chemotherapy regimens for the some cancers, adults treated by pediatric oncologists do better than when treated by adult oncologists. ...Read more

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What is a clotting factor deficiency in a child?

What is a clotting factor deficiency in a child?

Depends on which : Factor. There are about a dozen clotting factors and any of those could be deficient. Some are serious others not so much. It is not feasible to provide specific suggestion from the information provided. ...Read more

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How common is primary bone cancer in a 23yo female?

How common is primary bone cancer in a 23yo female?

Has been seen: Primary bone cancers in young adults, age 23, is not common, about 2,000 cases being diagnosed each year and occur most often in the long bones of the arms and legs. .Osteosarcoma is the most common , making up 35 percent of bone cancer cases. This cancer affects primarily children and young adults between the ages of ten and 25 Chondrosarcomas make up 26 per%. ...Read more

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Is vaginal tightness a factor of age?

Is vaginal tightness a factor of age?

A minor factor...: The biggest factor is the number of vaginal deliveries. lacerations at delivery, etc. Age is a secondary factor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is Asthma a risk factor for?

What is Asthma a risk factor for?

Asthma is a risk factor for:: Anaphylaxis, Atopic dermatitis, Collapsed lung, Conjunctivitis, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Group B streptococcal infection, Nasal polyps, Panic disorder, Pulmonary Aspergillosis, Snoring, Asthma, Eczema, Allergic conjunctivitis, Bronchitis, Psoriasis & Eczema, Food allergy, Allergies, Hay Fever, Scalp psoriasis, Sputum, Phlegm, Esophagitis. ...Read more

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What is the age range for lung cancer in females?

What is the age range for lung cancer in females?

Lung cancer : Is unheard of in teens, getting struck by lightening more common than lung cancer in the twenties, and slow increases in each decade aftr. Median age is 70. Most commonly now is in a "former smoker" and having greater than 35 pack years of smoking (2 packs/day for 25 years = 50 pack-years). ...Read more

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What is a type of lung disease that can kill at a young age?

What is a type of lung disease that can kill at a young age?

Cystic fibrosis: Though CF is a systemic disease, it is usually the pulmonary manifestations that are fatal. Many CF patients now live into adulthood. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a woman be diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at the late age of 67 years?

Is it possible for a woman be diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at the late age of 67 years?

Unlikely: At age 49, a diagnosis of cystic fibrosis would be very unlikely. That being said, a diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis, which is different from cf, could be possible, and generally occurs later in life. Pulmonary fibrosis can give the same signs and symptoms as cf. You can experience shortness of breath, cough, fatigue, and weight loss. Smoking is a risk factor. ...Read more

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What is the average age for developing heart disease in males?

What is the average age for developing heart disease in males?

Average?: Not really an average age. Cv dz depends on many factors: age, race, family history, lifestyle factors (diet, exercise, weight, smoking, alcohol, coffee, drugs), other health problems (diabetes, dyslipidemia, high bp), etc. Arteries may generally harden over time, but we'd like to prevent coronary artery dz in everyone. Even so, we describe CAD as premature before 45. Risk may triple every 10 yrs. ...Read more

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Is it true that diabetes is a risk factor for complications in gastric bypass?

Is it true that diabetes is a risk factor for complications in gastric bypass?

Yes: Diabetes is a risk factor in most surgical procedures due to diabetic arteritis and slight impairmant as such in healing. In patients having a gastric bypass, the procedure is frequently to reduce wt. of patient. Most obese patients tend to be diabetic and there is no evidence of reduced healing capabilities or complications. ...Read more

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How is bronchopulmonary dysplasia diagnosed in newborns?

How is bronchopulmonary dysplasia diagnosed in newborns?

Not a newborn DX: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is not present at birth. It is a condition of airway & lung scarring that occurs in premi's & micro premi's during their prolonged need for ventilation or oxygen in those critical weeks. Xrays are seen to gradually change to show the characteristic patterns that correlate with pathology seen under the microscope when a kid doesn't survive. ...Read more

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What is the prognosis for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in a 66 year old male?

What is the prognosis for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in a 66 year old male?

Depends: The average life expectancy is 3 to 5 years however there are many factors that could change that. For example what stage you are in now. Other diseases you may have, diet, and smoking are a few of the factors that contribute to ur prognosis. There are 2 pulmonary fibrosis meds, Ofev and Esbriet that may help you. Pulmonary rehaTalk with ur lung doctor and see where you stand. Good luck ...Read more

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A relative had an MRI....extensive lymphadenopathy was found several areas. Is it likely cancer? Is this related to her long term history of smoking

A relative had an MRI....extensive lymphadenopathy was found several areas.  Is it likely cancer?  Is this related to her long term history of smoking

Very possible: Unable to comment except generally Depends where it was found. If chest there is a high likelihood of cancer. in abdomen same. Can not rule out some type of blood disorder or infectious process. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Dysplasia (Definition)

Abnormal cells which may be pre-malignant, but can also result ...Read more