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Old Timers Disease
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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
Hard to predict.: Sarcoid has a variable course, your pulmonologist will know more about your specific risks. For many sarcoid is a disease that comes and goes, for others it is permanent. It is the cause of death in less than 5 %. ...Read more
What is the disease/birthdefect where the child is born and looks like there 80 by the time there 8 years old?
Progeria: Progeria's most noticeable feature resembles accelerated aging. Affected children usually appear normal in early infancy, however, profound growth failure occurs during the 1 st year of life. They do not become sexually mature or reproduce. Average life span is approximately 13 year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At 9 yrs old I caught la crossvirus , im 30 now I am wondering if there long terms effects from this disease?
Arboviral infection: This mosquito borne disease may produce seizures, coma, paralysis and permanent brain damage in severe cases. Lac encephalitis presents as a summertime illness with fever, headache, nausea, vomiting and lethargy. Severe disease is in children under 16, with seizures, coma, paralysis, and neurologic abnormalities which may remain through life, but otherwise once recovery occurs no new damages. ...Read more
I recently bouth a cat. I also have 7 years old dauther. I 've heard that girls could catch disease from cat. Is this true?
Possibly: All pets have the potential to pass on germs and parasites. The one you may have heard about is toxoplasmosis. Cats can be the source of this disease. Toxoplasmosis can cause fetal abnormalities. Obstetricians recommend that pregnant women, or women who are trying to become pregnant not handle litter boxes. We derive a lot of happiness from our pets. Just maintain good hygiene and vet. care ...Read more
Will taking HGH effect sheurmans disease? I got diagnosed 2 years ago and have currently started taking HGH i'm 24 years old.
Why hGH?: From what i understand of your condition, i don't know why you're getting gh. At your age growth is done. If you're not gh deficient why are you taking it? Igf-1 levels need to remain in normal range and hgh will raise it. More bone problems could occur in addition to other morbidities. Is this on a research protocol? ...Read more
Urgent help guys! my 9years old brother blacks out and forgets things that he just did or went through..Is this a mental disease?
His pediatrician: Can assess further to determine if it is lack of attention, a mental or physical problem. ...Read more