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Overlapping Eds Symptoms
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a medical condition characterized by hypermobile joints, very elastic or stretchy skin that bruises easily, and other abnormalities. It is caused by defects in collagen, an important structural protein that is responsible for the strength of many different types of tissue including skin, ...Read more
Yes: Ed becomes more common with increasing age. However, other factors play a role and are certainly more controllable. Not smoking, and controlling blood sugars and blood pressure will help symptoms of ed. Also, exercising will increase blood flow and decrease symptoms of ed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: There are several subsets of eds as well as a condition known as benign hyper mobility syndrome. Most individuals with eds have relatively mild disease and can expect a normal life span. ...Read more
I have ehlers danlos hypermobility. I have almost every symtoms that is listed for hypermobility. What arethe chances of having vascular eds symptoms?
Is there any relations between my carcinoid tumor and my EDS and SLE and if I have symptoms can I expect another tumor?Thanks
No association: EDS and Lupus are unassociated with carcinoid. The carcinoid syndrome is usually due to endocrinologically active malignant tumors that develop from neuroendocrine cells (mostly in the ileum) and produce serotonin. It can, however, occur from tumors elsewhere in the GI tract (particularly the appendix and rectum), pancreas, bronchi, The primary has to be removed to prevent metastasis. ...Read more
If a CD19 antigen result of 9% in lymphocyte phenotyping is above average, what can be the cause? Have many symptoms: EDS, PH, high ANA, pain, cough
Can weak ab wall causing insides to rise during strain with ultrasound but no sign of hernias, be just another symptom/result from eds?
Pulmonary hypertension in echo, so heart catheterization next. With EDS (weaker collagen)&many vascular symptoms, is the test OK for me? Other option?
It is the best tests: EDS can cause pulmonary hypertension, a condition that usually is difficult to diagnose with the physical exam only. Most cardiologist would start with non-invasive testing like an echocardiogram but to confirm such diagnosis right heart catheterization is still the best ( invasive) diagnostic procedure. Follow up with your cardiologist because there is treatment for pulmonary HTN. ...Read more