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Doctors, what are the genetic links with MS and motor neurone disease (als)?

Doctors, what are the genetic links with MS and motor neurone disease (als)?

None : Als and ms are completely different disorders, and have no known common genetic profiles. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt when I have sex? When i hwve sex it hurts, it feels like my boyfriend "hits" something in there.....Its very frustrateing......Could it be serious...Something with my cervix or uteris.....Something in there is not right.......The pain als

Why does it hurt when I have sex? When i hwve sex it hurts, it feels like my boyfriend "hits" something in there.....Its very frustrateing......Could it be serious...Something with my cervix or uteris.....Something in there is not right.......The pain als

This : This is something that warrants a medical evaluation. Your doctor will take a detailed history and perform a pelvic exam and any diagnostic tests deemed necessary. You could be dealing with a cervical lesion like a polyp or a tumor. It could be infectious, foreign body (i.E tampon or condom, etc.) the only way to find out is by having a thorough work up. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have one red bump in my neck and i did anal sex before month and half is that mean i get hiv i did hiv test after 5 days and it was non reactive als?

I have one red bump in my neck and i did anal sex before month and half is that mean i get hiv i did hiv test after 5 days and it was non reactive als?

Not necessarily: Get a HIV nucleic acid test, if the result is negative, repeat the test in 6 months. If you intend to continue having sex with men, talk to your doctor about taking pre-exposure prophylaxis. consult this site for information: https://www.aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/prevention/reduce-your-risk/pre-exposure-prophylaxis/index.html ...Read more

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What is als

Neurologic disease: Amylotrophic lateral sclerosis- a neurologic disease affects motor function, leads to muscle weakness and significant disability. Also known as lou gehrigs disease. If you or family are diagnosed with this or if you want to learn more, visit www.Alsa.Org. ...Read more

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What is als?

Nervous condition: Als is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Also known as lou gehrig's disease. It is a degenerative disease of the nervous system. ...Read more

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Is ALS painful?

Is ALS painful?

Usually not: Pain is not usually a prominent presenting symptom in ALS, but can occur due to spasticity, muscle spasms, and even co-morbities. About 50% of cases experience some pain. One caveat, pelvic pain may herald infection, especially urinary, and chest pain, possibly pneumonia. ...Read more

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Is ALS hereditary?

Can be: Fals - familial is rare, less than 10%. 90% are sporadic sals with unknown cause. There are some generic tests available. ...Read more

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What is bulbar als?

What is bulbar als?

Very worrisome: When ALS begins to destroy nerve cells in the base of the brain, the patient develops loss of ability to swallow and eventually even breathe. This is indeed ominous when it occurs and often leads to early demise. ...Read more

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Does ALS cause pain?

Yes, not unusual: ALS can cause spasticity, spasms, muscular strains, etc due to the nature of the disease and often the pain does require aggressive analgesic intervention. ...Read more

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What to do about als?

All symptomatic : The sole drug on the market, riluzole, might delay placement of tracheostomy and slow disease somewhat, but other that feeding tubes, and breathing support, and meds to assist varioius complications, there is not a successful intervention available. Some support can be achieved through the ALS society, and believe mda still assists also. ...Read more

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