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What is an effective treatment for charcot marie tooth disease (cmt)?

What is an effective treatment for charcot marie tooth disease (cmt)?

I am sorry, but: There is no known treatment for cmt. The symptoms can only be managed at this time. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenith Paresa
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Charcot Marie Tooth (Definition)

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is an inherited disorder that results in damage to the covering of nerves controlling the arms, hands, legs, and feet. Nerves in the legs are usually affected first and most drastically. The symptoms are often weakness of the corresponding body part and ...Read more


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What is charcot-marie-tooth disease and how do I get tested for it?

What is charcot-marie-tooth disease and how do I get tested for it?

It is a neurological: hereditary disorder affecting the motor and sensory nerves usually affecting the foot and leg muscles. Please see a neurologist. ...Read more

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What exactly is charcot marie tooth disease?

What exactly is charcot marie tooth disease?

See a neurologist: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are muscle weakness and decreased muscle size, considered a hereditary, neurological disorder. See a neurologist for management. ...Read more

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What is charcot-marie-tooth disease and how do I get tested for it?

See a neurologist: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are muscle weakness and decreased muscle size, considered a hereditary, neurological disorder. See a neurologist for diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is charcot-marie-tooth disease?

What sort of disease is charcot-marie-tooth disease?

Neuropathy: Charcot-marie-tooth (cmt) comes in a few different types. They are genetic disorders that affect function of peripheral nerves and are known as hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies (hsmn). They are slowly progressive diseases that often start in the 1st or 2nd decade and have progressive sensory and muscle function in the legs (starting at the feet) and progress upward, affecting arms too. ...Read more

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What is it and is there any solution for charcot marie tooth disease?

What is it and is there any solution for charcot marie tooth disease?

Mostly Symptomatic: Its a hereditary motor sensory neuropathy. Unfortunately, there is no cure for CMT disease. There are at least 5 different types. How the kid does clinically depends also on its type. Treating pain with medications, orthopedic braces, occupational and physical therapy etc are the main stay of treatment. I assume that the diagnosis is already made, with the help of a geneticist, neurologist etc. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is charcot marie tooth disease?

Could you explain what is charcot marie tooth disease?

Hereditary condition: Charcot marie tooth disease is a hereditary condition that effect the nerves going to the feet, ankles, and legs. The muscles may be effected. One with this disease may have difficulty walking, may trip more.And have an unsteady gait. ...Read more

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Are there any cures for charcot marie tooth disease?

Unfortunately, no: It is inherited and can only be managed after it's onset. If you are worried about it, there is some genetic testing that can tell you if you have one or more of the 40 different genes that cause it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about charcot marie tooth disease?

See a neurologist: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are muscle weakness and decreased muscle size, considered a hereditary, neurological disorder. See a neurologist for management. ...Read more

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Dr. Debi Williams
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Tooth Disorders (Definition)

Tooth disorder is a condition in which a person has problems with one or more teeth. Teeth disorders include poor enamel (stained teeth), caries (cavities), missing ...Read more