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What are the chances of being cured from autism? Is there any statistics?

What are the chances of being cured from autism? Is there  any statistics?

None, But...: There are many degrees of autism. Although total cure is unknown, with proper, proven therapy, there can be huge improvement.So great, that some are able to function almost normally in society. Unfortunately, there are more severe cases that will never do well. The earlier the diagnosis, the greater chances of improvement. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more


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What are the chances of myocarditis being passed on to children?

What are the chances of myocarditis being passed on to children?

Zip: Myocarditis is an acquired illness and not passed on to children. However, there are familial forms of cardiomyopathy that can be passed on. ...Read more

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Benefits of quitting smoking? I've heard that the chances of cancer reduce and there are all numbers but is there any proof?

Benefits of quitting smoking? I've heard that the chances of cancer reduce and there are all numbers but is there any proof?

What is your idea of: Proof? Numbers are good evidence that quitting smoking will reduce your risk of cancer. Do you know any benefit of smoking? You should quit while you are ahead! ...Read more

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What are the chances of somebody not surviving spinal surgery?

Varies: It varies tremendously bases on the nature of the survey and also the relative health of the patient. Thankfully for the majority of spinal surgeries, death is a very rare complication. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a worldwide epidemic?

What are the chances of a worldwide epidemic?

Very high: We are moving further and further away from our natural biology. The stresses imposed by our lifestyle, together with our appalling diet, collectively are damaging our ability to adapt. Mother Nature does not forgive. ...Read more

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What are the chances of someone schizophrenia?

What are the chances of someone schizophrenia?

About 1%: Schizophrenia is present in about 1% of the population. The risk of schizophrenia rises to about 10% if a person's parent has schizophrenia. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having twins when there are none in the family?

What are the chances of having twins when there are none in the family?

1/80 : The chance of non-identical twins is approximately 1/80 when there is no family history of twins. This increases to 1/58 if the mother has a family history. The frequency of identical twins is unaffected by family history and remains at about 1/250 pregnancies. ...Read more

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What kind of likelihood is there of you inheriting bipolar from a parent?

What kind of likelihood is there of you inheriting bipolar from a parent?

12%: Most research suggests that we roughly have a 12% risk of developing a mood disorder when a parent has bipolar. This means that we roughly have a 12% chance of developing unipolar depression and a 12% chance of developing bipolar disorder or about a 24% chance of developing a either depression or bipolar disorder. Environment also plays a key role here. Just percentages. ...Read more

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What are the chances of becoming pregnant from pre-cum. Percentage, how many in ever # of women.?

What are the chances of becoming pregnant from pre-cum. Percentage, how many in ever # of women.?

See below...: If you partner partially ejaculated in your vagina, and you are not on any form of protection, then the chance of pregnancy might still be as high as 20%. You need to check a pregnancy test about two weeks after this occurrence. ...Read more

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Besides the seven signs of cancer, are there any other ways of finding out if a person has the disease?

Besides the seven signs of cancer, are there any other ways of finding out if a person has the disease?

See your doctor: That's a very good beginning! there are specialized tests. There are several tests designed to diagnose different cancers. Talk to your doctor for guided advice. Everybody does not to get tested for all the tests available. These can be very expensive and unnecessary in most cases. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a tumor not being cancerous?

Common: A tumor by any other name is a growth. It can be either benign or malignant, differentiated based upon the potential to spread. The best way to determine this is by a tissue biopsy, but we can make better predictions based on the organ of origin, physical exam, and x-ray findings. ...Read more

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What kind of risk factors are there for the child when a teen is pregnant?

What kind of risk factors are there for the child when a teen is pregnant?

Complex question!: Infants of teen are at risk for preterm delivery, low birth-weight, and have higher rates of neonatal or infant death, and there are social & behavioral outcomes that are related to teen pregnancy. However, this question deserves an answer that's longer than a small blurb on a web page allows--if you're a pregnant teen or know one, you should make an appt with your doc to talk about these risks. ...Read more

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What are the chances of survival for someone with melanoma?

What are the chances of survival for someone with melanoma?

Depends on stage: Not all cancers are alike, and neither are different melanomas. The survival from melanoma depends on the stage, which is based tumor thickness, ulceration, mitotic rate, lymph node involvement and presence of distant metastases. ...Read more

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Is it true that the HPV vaccine is barely effective and that the chances of preventing you from getting cancer are low? Is there any study that proves that?

Is it true that the HPV vaccine is barely effective and that the chances of preventing you from getting cancer are low? Is there any study that proves that?

Absolutely not true!: Studies show that when HPV vaccine is given to women who have never been exposed to the HPV virus, they were nearly completely protected against the HPV Genotypes 16 and 18 which are responsible for 80% of cervical cancers worldwide. The protection lasted up to 8.5 years. **Gardasil also protects against genital/anal warts and protects against cancers of the vagina,vulva,throat,tongue and anus. ...Read more

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What are the chances of pregnancy of there was no vaginalpenetration whatsoever?

What are the chances of pregnancy of there was no vaginalpenetration whatsoever?

Low, but present: All that has to happen is sperm has to get to egg. Some of those guys are really good swimmers. So if there was semen anywhere in the neighborhood, there is that possibility! ...Read more

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In general, what are the odds of someone in their 60's having cancer when there is no family history of cancer?

In general, what are the odds of someone in their 60's having cancer when there is no family history of cancer?

Hard to predict: Our chances of developing cancer increases as we age, but many life style variables influence the risk, notably smoking, alcohol use, sun exposure and diet. Family history is important, but only part of the picture. Fortunately, we have control over lifestyle risk factors. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

A neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between ...Read more


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Statistics (Definition)

Statistics is the ...Read more