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A progressive weakness and shrinking of the muscles is a symptom of what birth defect?

A progressive weakness and shrinking of the muscles is a symptom of what birth defect?

Pre- and post birth: If the muscles paper shrunken and much mass is missing, the e shoulders are usually hunched forward, and many joints of the extremities may be frozen. Whatever process caused this ended long before delivery, and is static after birth muscle biopsies are not useful, showing only fibrous tissue replacement. Post deliver, there are many degenerative muscle disorders, mostly genetic, which progress. ...Read more

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Birth Defects (Definition)

Birth defects is a term for structural or functional abnormalities that a baby is be born with. These defects can be the result of genetic mutations or external insults to the developing fetus, such ...Read more


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Does dysautonomia appear suddenly? Or a birth defect? Also I have MVP can I have POTS? If so how can I find out? All my symptoms appeared 5 months ago

Does dysautonomia appear suddenly? Or a birth defect? Also I have MVP can I have POTS? If so how can I find out? All my symptoms appeared 5 months ago

Many congenital : sensory neuropathies have been mapped to specific genetic errors; e.g., Familial Dysautonimia, widespread sensory & variable autonomic dysfunction, an Ashkenazi Jewish disorder. 75-80% of teens with a subtype of POTS that begins during the pubertal growth spurt have no symptoms as adults. If your heart rate ^'es by 30 BPM to at least 120 BMP within 10 min. of standing, see your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Overheating pregnancy Im 6wks. 85 degrees was sitting 1/2 in shade -back was in sun. Was 20 min some breeze.Starting sweat under arms & feeling hot. Got inside in air con. Could I have overheated enough to cause birth defect? symptoms temp too high?

Overheating pregnancy
Im 6wks. 85 degrees was sitting 1/2 in shade -back was in sun. Was 20 min some breeze.Starting sweat under arms & feeling hot. Got inside in air con. Could I have overheated enough to cause birth defect? symptoms  temp too high?

No, you're fine.: When a person gets warm, the body uses evaporation from sweating as a mechanism to cool off. You listened to your body's message that you were getting warm and made a good choice to get cooler. Always drink enough fluids as well to keep urine light yellow. In the first trimester women get lightheaded easily as their body adjusts to the increase in blood volume needed to support the placenta. ...Read more

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Is it a birth defect to have small chin?

Is it a birth defect to have small chin?

Depends: A significant small chin that impedes breathing and normal suck/swallow mechanism is called micrognathia and is part of an array of birth disorders. ...Read more

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Describe the concept of a birth defect.?

Describe the concept of a birth defect.?

Abnormal tissue Form: In simplistic terms a bd might be considered any abnormality found in a baby at birth. A better, more specific idea is a failure of a tissue or structure to form properly in fetal development.(cleft palate). A "disruption" can create a bd -loss of fingers to amnionic bands. Chromasome defects lead to several bd's like heart defects. ...Read more

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Please help we don't understand why our baby has a birth defect?

Please help we don't understand why our baby has a birth defect?

2-4$ of all babies.: 2-4% of all babies are born with a major or minor birth defect. This is not your fault, however recurrence can be prevented with certain cardiac and neural tube defects (among the more common and serious) by taking 1-5 mg of Folic Acid daily for the rest of your reproductive life (i.e. Until menopause/hysterectomy/bilateral tubal ligation). ...Read more

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Child with birth defects?

Child with birth defects?

And your question is: If you have a specific question please ask it. As written this collection of words does not provide enough detail to be an answerable question. ...Read more

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What are the most common birth defects?

What are the most common birth defects?

See below: About 3% of the babies are born with birth defects and there are about 20 common defects. You may wish to consult the webpage below to get more details. http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/birthdefects/data.html. ...Read more

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