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Doctor insights on: Kallmann Syndrome Type 2

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Can kallmann syndrome be genetically tested?

Can kallmann syndrome be genetically tested?

Yes: Genetic screening can be carried out, especially for the kal-1 mutation, but in light of the uncertain genetic origin of the majority of kallmann syndrome, a negative result will not rule out a possible diagnosis. So a genetic test can confirm the diagnosis but it cannot exclude the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if I have kallmann syndrome and where can I find a good doctor?

Kallmann's: Hi. See an endocrinologist. Do you have a sense of smell? If not, make sure you have multiple smoke detectors installed in your home. ...Read more

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How wouldes typing and texting cause carpal tunnel syndrome?

How wouldes typing and texting cause carpal tunnel syndrome?

Repetition: Repetitive flexion and extension of the wrist might produce a localized inflammation termed a synovitis, which can narrow the carpal tunnel beneath the transverse carpal ligament. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing a few symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome what can I do now other than stop typing?

I'm experiencing a few symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome what can I do now other than stop typing?

Wrist brace: If you wear a wrist brace to prevent flexion of the wrist, or get steroid injection close to the carpal tunnel, you can feel better==- if no help, as for surgery if carpal tunnel confirmed by nerve test. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get carpal tunnel syndrome from typing and clicking every day?

Is it possible to get carpal tunnel syndrome from typing and clicking every day?

Unlikely: Carpal tunnel syndrome comes from pressure on the medican nerve at the wrist. There is no evidence that typing or clicking causes either. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get carpal tunnel syndrome from typing and clicking every day?

Is it possible to get carpal tunnel syndrome from typing and clicking every day?

No carpal tunnel: Generally is not caused by typing or texting. This may make a existing case feel worse but this is not the primary cause. ...Read more

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Will everyone get carpal tunnel syndrome from typing every day, or are some people immune to it?

Will everyone get carpal tunnel syndrome from typing every day, or are some people immune to it?

No: A landmark study confirmed that there is no link between data entry typing work and carpal tunnel syndrome. Those that get it, are going to get it regardless of activity choice. ...Read more

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Can you get carpal tunnel syndrome from typing on a touch screen / tablet? Or does touch reduce the chances of getting injured compared to a keyboard?

Can you get carpal tunnel syndrome from typing on a touch screen / tablet? Or does touch reduce the chances of getting injured compared to a keyboard?

Depends: Actually, the primary cause for cts would be prolonged wrist flexion, such as sleeping with the hands tucked under the pillow or head when sleeping. Touch screens vs keyboards would follow the same logic depending on the prolonged posture. If the touch screen patient holds the tablet with a prolonged flexed wrist while typing with the other, they would more likely experience numbness than others. ...Read more

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Get hand to elbow pain when typing or writing for a short period of time usually like a minute or two?

Get hand to elbow pain when typing or writing for a short period of time usually like a minute or two?

Varies: There are a number of potential causes including a tendinitis of the tendons in the back of the forearm that extend the wrist. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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