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What is old-timer's disease?

What is old-timer's disease?

Alzheimer's disease?: Is a common cause of dementia that occurs most often in 'old-timers'. ...Read more

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Can a young man age 65 have what they used to consider an old timer disease like rheumatism?

Can a young man age 65 have what they used to consider an old timer disease like rheumatism?

YES: I have several patients with what is called seronegative rheumatoid arthritis, tested many times and test is negative, but with clearcut symptoms and physical findings. ...Read more

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How can tell you are suffering from old timers disease, senility, or hardening of the arteries?

How can tell you are suffering from old timers disease, senility, or hardening of the arteries?

They are different: The first symptoms of alzheimer's disease you may notice are increasing forgetfulness and mild confusion. Over time, the disease has a growing impact on your memory, your ability to speak and write coherently, and your judgment and problem solving. Dementia is a serious loss of global cognitive ability in a previously unimpaired person, beyond what might be expected from normal aging. ...Read more

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Will a 6 year old, grow out of ciliacs disease?

Will a 6 year old, grow out of ciliacs disease?

Family Practice: No. He will need to adjust his diet entire life. Find a good dr that can help you. But with the DX early in his life he can lessen potential colon injury. ...Read more

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Is syphillis still more prevalent?Isn't that an old disease?

Is syphillis still more prevalent?Isn't  that an old disease?

Yes and yes: Syphilis has been around since antiquity but it still prevalent, especially in underdeveloped parts of the world. ...Read more

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How old is the oldest newly diagnosed wilson's disease patient?

How old is the oldest newly diagnosed wilson's disease patient?

From my memory: I recall a case from a patient who was around 60. Late-onset Wilson's is not unknown. There's a Slavic gene that tends to present late. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17433323 ...Read more

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What's the best care for a 6 year old boy with hirschaprung's disease?

What's the best care for a 6 year old boy with hirschaprung's disease?

Pediatric Gastroente: Make sure that he is being taken care by a pediatric gastroenterologist.The key is making sure that bowel movements are regular thru diet and/or laxative use. And that there are no side effects of the muscle not working. Details are up to the specialist. ...Read more

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Is it normal for me a 25 yr old woman to have fifths disease twice in 2 weeks?

Is it normal for me a 25 yr old woman to have fifths disease twice in 2 weeks?

Viral: Highly unlikely however it takes 3 weeks for the infection to resolve and around the second week the rash can appear brighter it usually gives lifelong immunity once it resolves. The causative virus is calledParovovirus B19 strain ...Read more