Doctor insights on:
My Sister Was Diagnosed With Broken Heart Syndrome What Do I Need To Know
Her age? Shunting: Some hc is due to tumors blocking the flow of csf. There the tumor must be removed. In the elderly one may have "non-obstructive hc" the cause of which is unclear. Most cases are treated by placing a shunt from ventricle in brain to the abdomen. ...Read more
Not much: She probably has a viral conjunctivitis. This is infectious and is transmitted by contact, usually after she might touch her eyes, then perhaps open a door leaving the virus on the handle that you might innocently open 15 minutes later. Then it can spread if you in fact touch your eyes. She should use cautionj in her environment and you the same. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fibrous dysplasia: is a genetic disorder characterized by abnormal bone development and increased risk of fractures. Fortunately, only one bone is involved in most cases and symptoms usually present in childhood. In rare cases it is associated with hormonal imbalances. Complications are specific for which particular bone(s) are affected. An orthopedist should be part of your healthcare team. ...Read more
Invasion of muscle: Assuming this is urothelial carcinoma, the most important issue is whether or not there is muscle invasion. One-third of all newly diagnosed cases of bladder cancer present with muscle invasion, which indicates more aggressive disease and requires either cystectomy or combination therapy with surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Also, the grade of the cancer would be useful information. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What do you suggest if my son was just diagnosed with fibrous dysplasia. can anyone help me understand this disease.?
Bone problem: Fibrous dysplasia is an abnormal bone growth where normal bone is replaced with fibrous bone tissue. Fibrous dysplasia causes abnormal growth or swelling of bone. Fibrous dysplasia can occur in any part of the skeleton but the bones of the skull, thigh, shin, ribs, upper arm and pelvis are most commonly affected. Fibrous dysplasia is very rare, no known cure. Fibrous dysplasia is not cancer ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is unclear....: What leaky gut syndrome really is. The term is often used by alternative medicine practitioners and does not usually apply to any particular medical diagnosis. The term comes from the belief that toxins from the gut leak because the wall of the gut is not functioning properly. There are specific tests that analyze absorption so i would try to confirm the diagnosis and then treat accordingly. ...Read more
Doc can't, you can!: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is now the #1 cause of liver disease in america today and obesity is the main cause of it. When a person gets extra fat, it is deposited everywhere in body including liver, hence the name fatty liver. Wt loss is the only effective treatment for it! thus, your doc can't lose wt for you--only you can do that. So if obesity is your cause, you can treat it. Good luck. ...Read more
Ask your friend: If your friend is coming to dinner, just ask what he/she needs by way of food, but don't make it a big deal in front of other people. Let your friend pick out what he/she wants, and keep the conversation away from the crohn's disease topic. Soft, non-spicy foods are always best. Cooked veggies, mashed potatoes, rice, fairly plain chicken are always good bets. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have congenital heart disease, diagnosed when I was a baby now im16 I want to know what will happen?
Hard to say: CHD encompasess a number of disorders with a varied impact on the individual.Some self correct and never result in an adult problem, while others mar require a heart transplant for survival.If you do not provide enough background data to the site, answers must remain non-specific. ...Read more
Can you tell me what is hemangiolygiomalosas and klippel trenty and webbers sysmdrom i friend brother have it ?
Klippel-Trenaunay: Here's the spelling -- feel free to read about it. The result of a somatic mutation after conception, the extent to which this causes problems getting around varies from person to person. Golfer casey martin has it and won the right to use a cart from the supreme court. It's not catching; it's often treatable but not curable. Video http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=5dzp-fi31ou. ...Read more
Medical Oncologist: She would need to see a medical oncologist or hematologist-oncologist, a doctor who specializes in the treatment of blood cancers. ...Read more
What can I do if my mother was diagnosed with dementia. How do I tell the difference between this and nhp?
Wet,wabbly,and wild: The changes in clinical presentation for nph are often considered in the context of the mnemonic-"wet, wobbly, and wild" this representes a triad of signs that are helpful but not diagnostic. Wet= incont. Of urine wobbly= gait changes(unsteadiness in ambulation) wild= personality and/or behavioral changes. This triad progresses at a variable rate and not all three are needed to have nph. ...Read more
I have recently been diagnosed with Marfan's syndrome. My doctor had me have a echocardiogram. Now she wants me to go to a cardiologists. What's next?
Alot of new: Information with a steep learning curve. Talk to the treatment team to get the details of the leukemia type and the associated risk factors. I would suggest you look at the resources on the lls.Org website when you know what you are looking for. Up to date and very thorough info. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- My sister was diagnosed with bladder cancer what do i need to know
- My sister was diagnosed with conjunctivitis what do i need to know
- My sister was diagnosed with hydrocephalus what do i need to know
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- My sister was diagnosed with anll what does this mean
- What do i need to know if i am flying with my baby?
- What do i need to know about my endoscopy procedure?
- How do i know if my tailbone is broken?
- Talk to a cardiologist online