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Doctor insights on: Positive Support For Polands Syndrome

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How can I support my significant other who has asperger's syndrome?

How can I support my significant other who has asperger's syndrome?

Asperger's support: You shoulld first talk to your spouse and ask them what help they would like. Encoourage them to get individual and group counseling or to join a support group. If meds are used encourage the pt to take the meds. Ask if you can speak with the counselors and doctors. Go to your own support group for spouses. Nami is a good place to start. ...Read more

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Can it be adie's pupil even if i tested positive for horner's syndrome?

Can it be adie's pupil even if i tested positive for horner's syndrome?

Pretty rare: These are independent conditions and i imagine there are a few out there with both at the same time, but it has got to be exceedingly rare. ...Read more

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What is it like to have a child with apert syndrome? How can I help support them?

What is it like to have a child with apert syndrome? How can I help support them?

Child with deformity: A child with Apert syndrome has deformed head shape, protruding eyes, high oral arch, dental crowding, triangular upper lip, various types of fusion of fingers, and quite often mental retardation. he head deformity usually requires surgeries to open up more space within the skull, so that the brain can grow. Fused fingers need surgeries too for the child to use the hand adequately. ...Read more

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What's the focus of support groups for edward's syndrome?

Trisomy 18 Support: Edward's syndrome is the result of a chromosome abnormality, namely trisomy 18. Support groups include resources and emotional support. Visit the trisomy 18 foundation for assistance. ...Read more

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What kind of support is there for families whose infants have down syndrome?

What kind of support is there for families whose infants have down syndrome?

Many support groups: Internet resources for parents of children with down syndrome include the national association for down syndrome, at www.Nads.Org, a social networking site for parents of down syndrome children at www.Downsyndrome.Com, and sids network, a world of information and support, found at http://sids-network.Org. These groups have local chapters also. March of dimes is another place to seek support. ...Read more

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What do you think about complex regional pain syndrome (crps) support?

What do you think about complex regional pain syndrome (crps) support?

Helpful if: Support is helpful if the group helps you deal with the problems of chronic pain and helps find solutions to the attendant problems. Groups are counterproductive if the members just complain, want validation, or just want to outdo one another with how miserable they are. People with this should to try to stay as active socially, at work, and at home as they can. Withdrawal leads to isolation. ...Read more

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I have hashi moto andtested positive for crest syndrome. Dr. Thinks could be false positive. What should I do to know for certain false positive?

I have hashi moto andtested positive for crest syndrome. Dr. Thinks could be false positive. What should I do to know for certain false positive?

Basic doctoring: We have a joke in clinical medicine -- if a $10000 workup comes back without a clear answer, do a history and physical exam. The anti-centormere is sensitive and specific enough for crest, but it's easy for the lab to do wrong. If you do not have raynaud's, calcium chunks and hardening in the fingers, a stiff esophagus won't do its job, and odd vessel formations, stop worrying about crest. ...Read more

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Can chronic hyperventilation syndrome cause false positives in hydrogen breath tests?

Can chronic hyperventilation syndrome cause false positives in hydrogen breath tests?

Seems so: So, be sure to advise the providers doing and interpreting the test of this condition. They might do a different test or prevent the hyperventilation in some way or whatever. It would be a good idea to find a way to stop that breathing pattern for many reasons - ask about it. Best! ...Read more