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Doctor insights on: Is There A Cure To Cri Du Chat

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Hello is there anyone here to chat with?

Chat: This site is for questions and answers about health. Its really not a real-time chat room. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a cure for rokitansky syndrome?

Please let me know if there is a cure for rokitansky syndrome?

No as it is genetic: Although women with this condition are usually unable to carry a pregnancy, they may be able to have children through assisted reproduction. Women with MRKH syndrome may also have abnormalities in other parts of the body. The kidneys may be abnormally formed or positioned, or one kidney may fail to develop (unilateral renal agenesis). Affected individuals commonly develop skeletal abnormalities, ...Read more

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Is cri du chat syndrome autosomal or sex-linked? Please advise!

Is cri du chat syndrome autosomal or sex-linked? Please advise!

Chromosome 5: The problem is with chromosome 5, so it's not sex linked. ...Read more

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Is there a marfan's-like syndrome that is linked to autism?

Is there a marfan's-like syndrome that is linked to autism?

Not that I know: The only likely association i can think is klinefelter's sydrome. But this is not close. Ks is only in males, they tend to be taller than average (similar to marfan's) and may have motor delays and learning problems (similar to autism) . But they usually lack the main features of profound communication and social skills impairment of as. Many/most klindefelter's appear entirely normal. ...Read more

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Is it true that there is no genetic test yet available to confirm a diagnosis of Ehler's Danlos Hypermobility type?

Is it true that there is no genetic test yet available to confirm a diagnosis of Ehler's Danlos Hypermobility type?

There r genetic test: There are genetic tests that can be used to confirm Ehler's Danlos Syndrome (EDS) type. You could speak with your physician and referral to a geneticist that could determine which genes are effected. One test that could be used is that of collagen gene mutation testing. ...Read more

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Hypochondriasis is there meds fo it is a new word for me ?

Hypochondriasis is there meds fo it is a new word for me 
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Hypochondriasis: Constant worry about minor symptoms may mean you have hypochondriasis. Anxiety is part of this syndrome. See a psychologist or psychiatrist for help. ...Read more

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Is there a psychlogical disorder that is link to lying?

Is there a psychlogical disorder that is link to lying?

Antisocial PD: Antisocial personality disorder (apd), and forms of narcissistic personality disorder (npd) containing sociopathic traits ("malignant narcissism") are conditions known for lying. People with either may exploit others. Npd feels entitled to do this on basis of personal specialness and virtue. Apd's goals are usually more materialistic, and they rationalize that others would do the same to them. ...Read more

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Is there anyone out there with the disease charcot marie tooth who had no genetic link to it?

Is there anyone out there with the disease charcot marie tooth who had no genetic link to it?

No: Charcot-marie-tooth disease is a group of disorders passed down through families that affect the nerves outside the brain and spine. ...Read more

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What is the best way to explain a child's condition (autism, asperger, adhd, & the like) to another child?

What is the best way to explain a child's condition (autism, asperger, adhd, & the like) to another child?

Remember: Remember when you were a child! don't use technical or medical language; use examples. "you know how you feel when you're excited, and you can't help talking about everything you're thinking? Well, mike's mind is like that most of the time, to himself". Actually, this is the best way to explain most everything to anyone. ...Read more

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Hi there... Ihad a question posted here. Is there a cure for mild septal hypertrophy? Whats an ENT got to do with cardiology

Hi there... Ihad a question posted here. Is there a cure for mild septal hypertrophy? Whats an ENT got to do with cardiology

Septal hypertrophy: is your interventricular septum of your heart not the septum if your nose. It only needs to be treated if it's consider to be hypertrophic heart disease and causing you symptoms like passing out or shortness of breath with exertion. The treatment at that point will most likely require surgery. It's a complex diagnosis talk to your doc for complete details. ...Read more

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Is there a psychological condition associated with an inability to tell the truth?

Is there a psychological condition associated with an inability to tell the truth?

Some: Antisocial personality disorder is one such condition. It is not really an "inability" to tell the truth, but is an active choice. The person exploits others to his/her own advantage, and if lying gives advantage, that's what s/he does. Also many substance-abusing people do this, especially regarding how much & how often they are using. They also frequently lie to obtain their substance. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for joubert syndrome ...Can some provide more information on this..My siters son is affected with this syndrome .

Is there a treatment for joubert syndrome ...Can some provide more information on this..My siters son is affected with this syndrome .

Manifestations of : Joubert syndrome vary widely. Supportive treatments must be tailored to your nephew's medical, developmental & educational needs. World-wide support & information is available from the joubert syndrome foundation & related cerebellar disorders 414 hungerford drive suite 252 rockville, md 20850 tel: 614-864-1362 email: info@jsfrcd.Org http://www.Jsfrcd.Org. ...Read more

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ENT MD's: What is the closest way to currently cure a high frequency 24/7 tinnitus issue (I know there is no cure; and, forget maskers)?

ENT MD's: What is the closest way to currently cure a high frequency 24/7 tinnitus issue (I know there is no cure; and, forget maskers)?

Ans: Firstly you must look for the cause of the tinnitus. Did you have head trauma? Loud noise exposure? Infection? So many porenti causes. Have a thorough physical exam including a good history. Once the etiology is determined treatment options can be discussed. See your doctor ...Read more

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Is there a cure for rett syndrome?

No: This is a progressive, debilitating disease that predominantly effects the nervous system. The patient often appears normal in infancy but the abnormalities are hard wired into the system and have no available treatment. Supportive care allows patients the best possible life within their short lifespan. ...Read more

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Want to consult with a doc, however healthtap cs is non existant. No answer via email or phone in 2 days?! - what is a text consult? how long is it?

Up to both parties: how long. In my experience, most using this website seem to prefer the txt format; more flexible, though without potential benefits of 2-way video, possibly helpful for a few issues. If you had already paid for service yet not received a good response, best to contact Healthtap customer service personnel at: https://healthtap.desk.com/customer/portal/emails/new and carefully explain the problems. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a possibility for an adult patient with uncorected bilateral cryptorchidism to father children without any treatment?

Please let me know if there is a possibility for an adult patient with uncorected bilateral cryptorchidism to father children without any treatment?

Unlikely: Bilateral cryptorchidism signifies non-palpable testes ; thus intra-abdominal or high inguinal. Such testes can not produce sperm. However a few sperm might be present in a low undescended testis at scrotal neck. In which case sperm might be surgically extracted directly from testis implanted in vitro by intracytoplasmic sperm injection (icsi). ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is an adult version of shaken baby syndrome?

Please let me know if there is an adult version of shaken baby syndrome?

No: The injury pattern with shaken baby syndrome arise from their immature nervous system and blood vessels. Survival outcome varies with the injury and their ability to "rewire" the nerves around the injuries. Adults with a mature and static nervous system can suffer significant traumatic injury. Yet the pattern would be different and recovery afterward less likely. ...Read more