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What is a vulvar dystrophy?

What is a vulvar dystrophy?

Abnormal growth: Is the growth of abnormal skin on the vulva. The vulvar skin can be too thin, too thick (hyperplasia), or a mixture of both. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of corneal dystrophy?

What are the symptoms of corneal dystrophy?

Different types: There are a number of different corneal dystrophies. Symptoms range from nothing at all to hazy, foggy or cloudy vision that may fluctuate from day to day or morning to evening. Some corneal dystrophies may also have irritation related to erosions of the corneal surface. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of muscular dystrophy?

What are the most common symptoms of muscular dystrophy?

Weakness: Muscular dystrophy syndromes are the result of abnormal proteins. These result in faulty muscle production, muscle tissue is replaced by scar tissue and fatty infiltrate. This results in weakness, muscle contracture and sometimes scoliosis. Later in the disease process frequent respiratory infections and other issues. ...Read more

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What can be done to reduce the symptoms of muscular dystrophy?

What can be done to reduce the symptoms of muscular dystrophy?

See below: Assistive devices for respiratory complications may be needed, especially at night. Prednisone is given to improve the strength and function of individuals with dmd. Prednisone has been shown to prolong the ability to walk by 2 to 5 years. Cyclosporine has been used to improved clinical function in children, but its use is controversial. Physical therapy and surgery can also offer relief. ...Read more

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What is the onset of muscular dystrophy like? What are the symptoms?

Muscular dystrophies: are a group of neuromuscular disorders. Rapidly progressive muscle weakness & wasting in Duchenne Type begin in early childhood, with difficulty sitting, standing & walking; in Becker Type, slow progression may begin in late childhood -early adulthood. Each family needs genetic studies & support. See mda.org & educationhttp://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/duchenne-and-becker-muscular-dystrophy. ...Read more

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What is the onset of muscular dystrophy like? What are the symptoms?

What is the onset of muscular dystrophy like? What are the symptoms?

Muscular dystrophies: are a group of neuromuscular disorders. Rapidly progressive muscle weakness & wasting in Duchenne Type begin in early childhood, with difficulty sitting, standing & walking; in Becker Type, slow progression may begin in late childhood -early adulthood. Each family needs genetic studies & support. See mda.org & educationhttp://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/duchenne-and-becker-muscular-dystrophy. ...Read more

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My bf was diagnosed with myotonic dystrophy type 2, tho he has many of the symptoms of type 1. Tried many docs & meds with no luck. Any advice?

My bf was diagnosed with myotonic dystrophy type 2, tho he has many of the symptoms of type 1. Tried many docs & meds with no luck. Any advice?

Myotonic dystrophy: Try www.Myotonic.Org to join with other families that are suffering with a family member with this disease. Look for help and for doctors that are familiar with the treatment, so you can get a second opinion. ...Read more

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My bf was diagnosed with myotonic dystrophy type 2, tho he has many of the symptoms of type 1. Tried many docs & meds with no luck. Any advice?

My bf was diagnosed with myotonic dystrophy type 2, tho he has many of the symptoms of type 1. Tried many docs & meds with no luck. Any advice?

Dystrophy: He should have seen a neurologist by now and should have had a biopsy that distinguished type 1 from .Type 2. In either case he should have been undergoing intensive physical and occupational therapy. Become affiliated with a university teaching hospital if at all possible for comprehensive treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of muscular dystrophy?

Progressive weakness: Muscular dystrophy just describes a form of muscle disease that progresses over time. The most common is duchenne's form that starts in early childhood and can produce severe disability by early adult. Usually proximal weakness is first (gowers sign), thick calves with high cpk. Most are highly genetic, and genetic testing can be very helpful. No cures yet, but lots of research. ...Read more