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Bone dysplasia : You will find this article helpful. http://www.seattlechildrens.org/medical-conditions/chromosomal-genetic-conditions/apert-syndrome/ Please ask further questions or would like to discuss about this condition ...Read more
Genetic disease: Apert's syndrome is a rare genetic disorder caused by a gene mutation. Skull & facial bones r effected & often require extensive cranial facial surgery. Hearing loss, odd fingers/toes, skin problems occur often. Apnea & sinus/ear infections r chronic problems. See nih site for more information. http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/apert-syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: No it is not.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the best perscription for the periformis syndrome disease.?What is something that makes me sure that I have this disease plus pain in leg.?
It depends: Piriformis syndrome is like sciatica. There is pain behind the hip in the buttocks, occasionally radiating into the lower leg. There is usually tenderness in the buttocks area along the piriformis muscle belly where it crosses the sciatic nerve. Treatment includes stretching or local steroid injection. An MRI will show if the piriformis is the source of pain or whether its something else. ...Read more
How is chronic fatigue syndrome diagnosed? How does it differ from epstein-barre syndrome/disease? How do they differ from myofacial pain?
Standard Criteria: Cfs is diagnosed using 8 general symptom questions (dyscognition, sore throat, swollen glands, muscle pain, joint pain, headaches, poor sleep, tired after activity) and 4 fatigue questions (not relieved by rest, not due to activity, impairment, worse with mild exercise). Ebv can start cfs but there is no persistent ebv. Myofascial pain is widespread pain that can be with or without fatigue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Extra Y chromosome: About one man in 1000 has an extra Y chromosome and it's likely to be discovered only if there's some investigation because of some problem such as autism. This has given rise to the myth that autism, criminal behavior and so forth are more common in such men. They average taller and tend to get worse acne. The "criminal" claims haven't held up to real science. ...Read more
Usually non-problem: This is a man with an extra y chromosome. These men tend to be tall and to have more troubles with acne than others. A junk-science paper and a false claim by murderer richard speck popularized the myth that these men tend to criminality. If there are no health problems, xyy almost never gets discovered except by prenatal screening; in the latter case it usually causes no troubles. ...Read more
XYY: Junior gets two copies of dad's y-chromosome. Most xyy's are discovered incidentally. Reports of low iq may be ascertainment bias. Nobody questions these boys / men are tall and have nasty acne that needs to be treated. Despite "pop" claims of criminality, there are some national studies in which no xyy could be found who'd committed a crime with a weapon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Klinefelter syndrome: This disorder affects all races and ethnicies equally. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Syndrome: It is more correct to call it a syndrome. It has 4 major aspects-increased male hormones, lack of ovulation, ovaries with multiple cysts, and absence of other male hormone or prolactin disorders. It probably has multiple potential causes all leading to a common pathway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Syndrome: Jumping frenchmen of maine disorder is either a psychological or neurological, depending on what you believe and is not infectious. Alien hand syndrome can come after brain trauma, stroke, or brain infection. Maybe you could say that is infectious since a brain infection might cause it. But, infectious from someone who has it to another person, that would require the brain to respond the same. ...Read more
I have nephrotic syndrome (kidney disease) and i want to use a kidney detox from a health store or the chemist, is it a good idea?
Do not take a chance: You already have a kidney damage, it does not make sense to use so called " kidney detox" from a health store which contain un tested( many time un safe ) ingredients. You are under the impression that these are from health stores and natural, hence they are safe! far from it, alarming numbers are dangerous. Please donot push your kidneys to the limit that they fail ! zk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No difference: Sjogren's syndrome is sometimes referred to as sjogren's disease. Since it was first described as a group of signs and symptoms that suggested the presence of a disease, it was first called a syndrome. We understand sjogren's syndrome better with regard to it being a systemic autoimmune disease that affects principally secretory glands but also can affect other organs like lupus. ...Read more
It depends: Depending on the cause these include reducing corticosteroid use if you are on long tern steroids, surgery if you have a tumor, radiation if the tumor can not be removed, and medication if surgery and radiation does not work. Ketoconazole (nizoral), Mitotane (lysodren) , Metyrapone (metopirone) Mifepristone (korlym) are some of the medications used. ...Read more
Depends: The treatment options depend on the cause of the cushing's syndrome. If the cause is due to overuse of steroids, then the treatment is to lower the dose. This is the best case scenario. Other treatment options involve: surgery (pros: cure possible, cons: surgery +/- complications), radiation therapy (cons: side effects), medications (cons: usually not a cure, side effects from med)... ...Read more
No: Ignore it. Gilbert's is likely to flare if you miss a few meals. It's best considered a non-disease as it's extremely common and really is a non-problem. In the old days, we used to treat it with phenobarbital, which lowers the bilirubin and diminishes the yellowing of the skin at the price of making you tired and unable to work or play effectively. You don't want that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Disease not herited: DRESS is short for Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia Systemic Symptoms meaning usually caused by certain drugs with rashes, elevation of some body enzymes, and other blood abnormalities. Usually rashes and abnormalities disappear when the offending drug is stopped but some do progress. ...Read more
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