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Upside Down Face Syndrome
Why do Down syndrome patient have their eyes slanted upward, is it caused by the chromosome 21, i need an explanation on why their face look different?
In the genes: All of our features are determined by our genes. The appearance of your eyes, nose, mouth, hair color, skin color, among other features are all inherited. When there is a defect in the gene coding, changes can occur. Facial features can change with in utero exposure such as alcohol (fas syndrome). For downs, the extra 21 causes low ears, slanted eyes, simian crease as well as organ problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When isit up my heart beats faster and my head hurts until I sit down again I was born with alcohal infant syndrome ?
When I move my neck, I get numbness/tingling in my face & sometimes down both arms. I do have Fibromyalgia, and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 1...
YOU HAVE:: A proven skin punch biopsy diagnosis of small fiber neuropathy, and you possess one of the many causes of such an entity. Could be pre-diabetes, but with the ANA issues, might look further into collagen vascular categories. Other considerations, include Celiac disease, Sjogren's, HIV, paraproteinemias, B-12, etc. Would check anti-GM-1 with IgG, IgM, as you might have an autoimmune sensory neuropathy, and might respond to a course of IVIG. Can you visit a neuromuscular specialist? ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Donot stay too --: Donot stay for too long ? Probably too much blood flow and flushing. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a drowning sensation when you bend over and your head is in the upside down position? It came on quick. No joke.
Why would i feel as if the blood is rushing to my head when i'm not upside down? It happens while bending over slightly, laying on my back, etc
While laying down trying to sleep I feel this feeling in my head as if I were upside down anyway to help sleep?
I feel shaky a bit when I sit or stand
Unusual feelings: You should immediately tell Mom and DAD ...Read more
Yes: There are changes that appear in the face (and throughout the body) as a result of cushing's syndrome. Typically they are described as "moon facies" meaning the face takes a rounded appearance. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor treating your cushing's. Best wishes. ...Read more
This may be genetic: Your physician can help clarify if this is genetic. By that I mean it can run in families. There are famous people like the football player Kevin Singletary who had a flat head and this runs in his family. ...Read more
No: However, one can talk with his primary care doctor to see how bad the problem is. Almost always, the problem is cosmetic and has no effect on brain, head, or neck functioning. If a head is severely misshapen, such as in cases of uncorrected birth defects, or uncorrected skull trauma from the past, one can check with a craniofacial team at a major medical center. ...Read more
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Does "exploding head syndrome" ever involve innocuous sounds that wake you up? Like alarms, rings, beeps, or creaks? I feel plagued.
Headaches: I'm a little but powerful way you describe your headaches I would suggest that you see a neurologist as quickly as possible. You should get a CT scan of the head first and maybe an MRI after the CT scan results are available. A full and complete examination especially neurological examination would be very important at this time ...Read more
I have duane syndrome and am starting to display the characteristic 'head turn'. Is there anything i can do to stop this or avoid it getting worse?
Therapy low vision: The head turn is expected around your age. It is the natural compensation for this visual field deficit on one side. There are specialist in low vision rehab that can help with compensation stratagies and head position. If you are losing binocular vision, depth perception, then you should look into surgical options from an ophthomologist that treats this genetic condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am very concerned about my baby's flat head syndrome. I am doing everything i can but i'm still worried her head will stay like that. Please give me?
Should I go to the hospital if my ear was bleeding and my head feel like if your holding someone upside down.?
Flat head syndrome: No. But if you if you smack you forehead every time you make a mistake or are asked a question and say I did not know that and slap your forehead you might. Dr. humor here. Discuss with your Dr. ...Read more