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What is fabry disease? Is it a genetic problem?

What is fabry disease? Is it a genetic problem?

Yes.: Yes, it is inherited on the x chromosome, which means that it is usually (but not always) worse in males. It causes a variety of symptoms, which can be very severe. Fortunately, it is quite rare. ...Read more

Dr. Raymond Kwong
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Faty liver is a dangoures disease or not. What is the medicine for it. Is it curable with medicine.

Faty liver is a dangoures disease or not. What is the medicine for it. Is it curable with medicine.

Fatty liver risks: Fatty liver is common, predominantly due to: high alcohol intake, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity. The more of these risks you have, the greater the chance of fatty liver. Addressing these risks is an important step to correcting fatty liver. Distinguish fatty liver from NASH (fatty liver with abnormal liver tests that risks cirrhosis & liver cancer). No good meds yet, but some in development. ...Read more

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Is it safe to run with peripheral artery disease?

Is it safe to run with peripheral artery disease?

Yes: Yes. As long as you can tolerate the pain, any form of regular exercise is actually a good thing and will increase your endurance. ...Read more

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How likely is it for someone to get mad cow disease nowadays?

How likely is it for someone to get mad cow disease nowadays?

The human form of...: Mad cow disease (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) is called variant creutzfeldt-jakob disease and is primarily acquired through eating contaminated beef. Now almost 2 decades after the huge bse outbreak in cattle in the uk and some other parts of europe, there are basically no more cases occurring. Standard cjd in people occurs and is not related to cows and has an incidence of 1 in a million. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain what is a bipolar disease and is it a rare disease?

Docs can you explain what is a bipolar disease and is it a rare disease?

Bipolar: Manic depression is a mood disorder that presents with extreme highs & lows, with at least few weeks of manic phases (abnormally elevated mood & energy level) alternating with few or more weeks of depressed phases (sad, guilty, hopeless/helpless, changes in sleep/appetite/energy level). Any phase can be severe enough to experience delusions or hallucinations. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get kawasaki disease?

How common is it for somebody to get kawasaki disease?

3-4K/yr 80%: According to the AAP report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases (Redbook)2009 the incidence is estimated at 3-4 thousand cases /yr in the US, 80% ...Read more

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Why is it wrong to say that cancer is a genetic disease and is therefore always inherited?

Why is it wrong to say that cancer is a genetic disease and is therefore always inherited?

Not same thing: Genetic means break in gene sequencing which can be from chronic irritation, tobacco, alcohol, radiation, debilitation. And yes, you can inherit predisposition toward a particular type of cancer, but not every type of cancer. Cancer is a very broad umbrella term encompassing many disparate entities. ...Read more

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What is the mitochondrial disease known as m.n.g.i.e.? How is it treated?

What is the mitochondrial disease known as m.n.g.i.e.? How is it treated?

Mngie: MNGIE is a multi system autosomal recessive disorder characterized by gastrointestinal dysmotility and peripheral nervous system involvement death occurs before 35 years of life. Treatment options include allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and carrier erythrocytes entrapped TP therapy . Hope this answers your question . Mitochondrial Neurogatrointestinal Encephalomyopathy ...Read more

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Is it rare to contract five diseases?

Simultaneously?: There's no rule that says you can only have one disease at a time. Recognizing that our bodies are composed of millions of chemical/electrical reactions occurring at all times, it is likely that at any given time, there will be some type of problem or abnormality occurring. 5 diseases in a lifetime is no problem. 5 at the same time would be unusual but could happen is a very sick pt. ...Read more

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How to know it is celiac disease?

How to know it is celiac disease?

A biopsy: There are blood tests that provide some evidence, but they are not totally reliable. A small bowel biopsy is the only absolute diagnostic test. Visit celiac.Org (celiac disease foundation). ...Read more

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What is celiac disease? Is it curable?

What is celiac disease? Is it curable?

Celiac disease: Celiac is an autoimmune condition in which your body makes antibodies against the small intestine; it causes malabsorption of food and often chronic diarrhea, anemia, or occasionally abnormal liver function. The treatment is simply to avoid gluten in foods, but this is not a simple diet to follow. ...Read more

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Question- is it possible to treat kawasaki disease?

Question- is it possible to treat kawasaki disease?

Yes: New onset kawasaki disease usually responds to one or more IV infusions of gamma globulin followed by high dose Aspirin during the acute phase followed by low dose Aspirin in the later phase.A workup including examination of the heart is done to monitor occasional aneurysms in the heart blood vessels.Later management depends on response to the early rx. ...Read more

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Is it true that Lyme disease is extremely hard to test for?

Is it true that Lyme disease is extremely hard to test for?

Yes: Top Lyme literate doctors, like Dr. Deitrich Klinghardt uses energy resonance testing to diagnose Lyme. Very accurate Routine blood testing is inadequate. according to Harvard U Lyme literate doctor Joathan Edlow. ...Read more

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What is granulomatous disease? Is it related to ra?

What is granulomatous disease? Is it related to ra?

CGD: Chronic granulomatous disease is a genetic defect of white blood cells, specifically polymorphonuclear leukocytes. Granulomas, on the other hand, are a form of pathological change in tissues usually due to infections, but other causes as well, such as sarcoid, foreign bodies, and so on. Whether it is related to your RA can best be discussed with your rheumatologist, and would definitely do this. ...Read more

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What is lupus? Is it possible to recover from that disease?

What is lupus?  Is it possible to recover from that disease?

Depends on severity: Lupus is can be an multisystem inflammatory disease and may involve skin discoid lupus, facial rash, joint involvement, lung involvement, etc. Recovery depends on the site, and severity of the disease. It can be kept quiet with the help of nsaids, antimalarials, oral steroids, chemotherapy and immunomodulants. ...Read more

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How can drug effect me if this is not Parkinson's disease?

Please be specific: What drug are you asking about? Do you actually have Parkinson's? ...Read more

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I have celiac disease. Is it safe to take adora calcium?

I have celiac disease. Is it safe to take adora calcium?

Yes, if no gluten: If there is no gluten in the adora ca supplements, then it should be ok to take. Always check labels on all food, vitamins, supplements & meds for gluten. If in doubt, contact the manufacturer. Many supplements will state "gluten-free" only the label, if they are. Gluten is in wheat, barley, rye, triticale, spelt; similar protein (prolamine) is in oats. Wheat flour is sometimes a filler in suppl. ...Read more

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