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What Is Skeletal Dysplasia And What Are The Symptoms
Dwarfism: Disproportionately short stature dwarfism is skeletal dysplasia and it is officially osteochondrodysplasia. There are around 200 different disorders. These people have changes of cartilage and bone growth and can develop changes such as abnormal shape and size of the bones, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ups and downs: Bipolar disorder means you have mood dysregulation. Atleast once in your life you will experience a manic episode which is atleast one week of symptoms which include but are not limited to:rapid speech, impulsive behavior, flight of ideas, no sleep without feeling tired, in addition, you may have symptoms of major depression which includes depressed mood, lack of energy, hopelessness. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Acute and Chronic: Acute pancreatitis is a serious medical condition where pancreatic enzymes inflame the pancreas and surrounding tissues it can lead to death but to those who survive they can develop chronic pancreatitis where the pancreas begins to fail from chronic injury. Both should have prompt medical attention and treatment. Please see a doctor. ...Read more
Symptoms none, bleed: Cancer of cells low part if uterus that is called cervix. Much more common in other parts of the world where pap smear for screening is not routinely done. Hpv is a virus that increases the risk of developing this slow growing tumor. There are vaccines now for hpv. More info and a good review of the topic see link below http://health.Nytimes.Com/health/guides/disease/cervical-cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Eye dryness: When the tear flow is lowered or the composition of tears is deficient in wetting agents and oils, the eye can get dry and the technical term for that is xerophthalmia. The common symptoms are overflow tears, redness, itching, crusting, light sensitivity and sometimes lowered vision. Check with your ophthalmologist to get into a good therapeutic progression. ...Read more
It depends: There are four types of lupus: lupus erythematosus, a chronic autoimmune disease with several different forms lupus anticoagulant, an antibody causing a delay in coagulation assays lupus pernio, a chronic skin lesion associated with sarcoidosis lupus vulgaris, an ulcerative skin disease associated with tuberculosis and the symptoms are different in different types. ...Read more
Left Curve: Scoliosis is a curved spine; levi means that the curve is to the left. By your description it seems like this is only in le lumbar (lower most part of the spine). Treatment will depend on age, angle of the curve, and problems being caused by the curve if any. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you mean by Bilateral celebral dysrythmias? What are the symptoms in a child? What are the treatments for the same?
Behavioral correlate: convulsive bilateral cerebral dysrythmias NOT associated with seizures were found in half the children referred for school behavioral issues in one study. Treatment with anti-epileptic drugs seemed to help with behavioral problems. The term is applied to abnormal ECG thythms without actual epileptic activity. ...Read more
Chest pain: Pericarditis is inflammation of the sac surrounding the heart. The causes are multiple, including viral, bacterial, post heart attack, etc. The principal symptom is chest pain, which can change with position. Treatment is to clear the underlying problem and control the inflammation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Genetics: The main cause of autism is thought to be genetic with environmental injury or toxin. Symptoms are language delay or loss, social incompetence, repetitive stylized behaviors or movements. The nimh has a great website for all things to do with ad. http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/a-parents-guide-to-autism-spectrum-disorder/what-are-the-symptoms-of-asd.shtml. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Menopause: It really means that there are little or no eggs left in the ovaries and therefore the ovary is not making any more estrogen. Women stop having periods, they may be hot/sweaty during the day or night, may have vaginal dryness, decreased sex drive, and be prone to depression/anxiety/mood swings. Sometimes it happens all of the sudden and sometimes gradual. ...Read more
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