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What is skeletal dysplasia and what are the symptoms?

What is skeletal dysplasia and what are the symptoms?

Dwarfism: Skeletal dysplasia is any of more than 200 conditions that result in the abnormal size and shape of bones and consequent disproportionately short stature, commonly called "dwarfism.". ...Read more

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Dysplasia (Definition)

Abnormal cells which may be pre-malignant, but can also result ...Read more


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Skeletal dysplasia? What exactly is this andbwhat are 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 more

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What is costochondritis and what are the symptoms?

What is costochondritis and what are the symptoms?

Chest inflammation: Pain and inflammation where the rib cage meets the sternum in the middle of the chest. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of fibromuscular dysplasia?

Depends on site: The most common site is the arteries that go to the kidney. This causes elevated blood pressure. This is a disease treated with angioplasty. It is an uncommon finding. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is bipolar and what are the symptoms?

What is bipolar and what are the symptoms?

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 more

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What is anemia and what are the symptoms?

What is anemia and what are the symptoms?

Symptoms may be same: Anemia means that the red blood cell count is low. The symptoms of anemia are usually fatigue, shortness of breath. These symptoms are not by any means related to anemia alone. They can be present in many medical situations. ...Read more

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What are stages of pancreatitis? What are the symptoms that it is progressing?

What are stages of pancreatitis? What are the symptoms that it is progressing?

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

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What is cervical cancer?And what are the symptoms and causes please? Thx

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 more

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What is angina. And what are the symtoms?

What is angina. And what are the symtoms?

Angina: Angina is a specific term for chest pain that results from decreased blood supply to the heart muscle because of a hemodynamically significant coronary artery blockage. It is a symptom. ...Read more

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What is a keratopathy and what are the symptoms?

Corneal disease: Keratopthy refers to a disease or abnormality of the cornea, the clear crystal over the iris or colored part of the true. The symptoms could be pain, light sensitivity or blurred vision. ...Read more

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What is xerophthalmia and what are the symptoms?

What is xerophthalmia and what are the symptoms?

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

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Hi what is lupus and what are the symptoms

Hi what is lupus and what are the symptoms

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

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What exactly is limited lumbar levoscoliosis and what are the treatment options?

What exactly is limited lumbar levoscoliosis and what are the treatment options?

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 more

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What is Parkinson's disease and what are the symptoms?

What is Parkinson's disease and what are the symptoms?

Loss of dopamine: Gradual loss of Dopamine cells in the brain and specifically an area called substantial nigra leads to a group of clinical symptoms and signs: tremor at rest, slow movements, rigid muscles, gait shuffling, lack of facial expression, small handwriting etc. ...Read more

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What do you mean by Bilateral celebral dysrythmias? What are the symptoms in a child? What are the treatments for the same?

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

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What is pericarditis and what are the symptoms ?

What is pericarditis and what are the symptoms ?

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 more

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What is the main cause for autism and what are symptoms?

What is the main cause for autism and what are symptoms?

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 more

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What is secondary pneumonia and what are the symptoms?

What is secondary pneumonia and what are the symptoms?

Secondary pneumonia: Results after a previous illness. Because of lowered resistance pneumonia can result. Symptoms can be couh, fever and chest pain. ...Read more

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What exactly is ovarian failure and what are the symptoms?

What exactly is ovarian failure and what are the symptoms?

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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What are the symptoms of high gastrin, and what is the treatment?

What are the symptoms of high gastrin, and what is the treatment?

Ulcer: High gastrin can cause ulcers in the upper digestive tract. Alternatively it can be normal to have high gastrin levels without any problem if it is medication induced. ...Read more