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What is the average life expectancy of a person?

What is the average life expectancy of a person?

78-ish...but: The average life expectancy for an american is about 78, but that is just a statistic. You control some factors that help determine your personal life expectancy- smoking, obesity and inactivity will shorten your life span, while eating more fruits/vegetables, watching your weight and increasing your physical activity will lengthen your life span and hopefully add to your quality of life too. ...Read more

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What is the average life expectancy of a person with fullblown aids?

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What is the average life expectancy of a person with fullblown aids?

Depends: It is always difficult to determine life expectancy of anyone with any type of chronic illness like hiv/aids. There are very good anti-hiv medications, which can extend life. Many of my patients who have had full-blown aids are still living 20+ years, but some have also died soon after diagnosis. It ultimately depends on one's immune system and how quickly they can recover before getting sick. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of a person with microcephaly?

What is the life expectancy of a person with microcephaly?

Depends: It is completely dependant on the cause of the microcephaly and on the severity of its associated problems such as seizure disorder, gastro-esophageal reflux or breathing difficulty. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of a person in renal failure?

What is the life expectancy of a person in renal failure?

Weeks: Once kidney function falls below 10% of normal, most patients will develop uremia. This includes progressive weakness and confusion progressing to coma and death, unless some form of kidney replacement therapy is instituted. ...Read more

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What is the life expectency of a person with bss?

What is the life expectency of a person with bss?

Can be normal: Assuming you are talking about bernard-soulier syndrome which is a genetic cause of low platelet count. Platelets are sticky and help us clot if cut. Bss is discovered when someone has easy bruising, prolonged nosebleeds or periods, or dangerous bleeding after a surgery. Bss, once diagnosed can be managed and life expectancy often normal with care. Avoid traumas, dangerous medicines--aspirin etc. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of a stint?

What is the life expectancy of a stint?

Depends: Depends on type of stent and location. Also if patient stops smoking, takes aspirin, takes statin and controls blood sugar all contribute. Usually few months to many years. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of a person with bubble boy disease?

What is the life expectancy of a person with bubble boy disease?

Interesting question: That's an interesting question. The "bubble boy" had a disease called Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID). It's not a single disease, but a host of similar ones--so a life expectancy can't really be estimated. HOWEVER, although kids with SCID used to have to live their lives in a sterile environment, many kids today can actually be CURED with a bone marrow transplant, if done early enough. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of a person with thyroid cancer?

What is the life expectancy of a person with thyroid cancer?

Usually very good: I can't give one definitive answer as it will depend on the specific type of thyroid cancer and the stage at diagnosis. There are at least 4 different types: Papillary, Follicular, Medullary and Analplastic. The good news is that the most common types of thyroid cancer, (Papillary and follicular), especially at stages I or II have excellent prognosis with treatment and are very rarely fatal. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of someone with microcephaly?

What is the life expectancy of someone with microcephaly?

Depends: It is completely dependant on the cause of the microcephaly and on the severity of its associated problems such as seizure disorder, gastro-esophageal reflux or breathing difficulty. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for a person with elephantiasis?

What is the life expectancy for a person with elephantiasis?

Elephantiasis: Lethality from Lymphatic filariasis (one type of Elephantiasis) is low. But life expectancy due to this infection would be largely impacted by disease severity. ...Read more

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What is the average life expectancy for a child with holoprosencephaly?

What is the average life expectancy for a child with holoprosencephaly?

Undetermined: Potential depends on the severity of the defect and associated features. Many die before birth and most have a brief existence.The defect involves a great range from very major to minor, with longevity matching the degree of defect. See www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/holoprosencephaly for more information ...Read more

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What would be the average life span of a human embryo?

What would be the average life span of a human embryo?

5-6 days: An embryo goes through certain stages over the first 4 days that prepare it to enter the uterus. There is becomes a blastocyst on day 5 or 6 and has the ability to stick and implant in the uterus. After that it has integrated into the blood supply of the uterus. If it does not implant it stops growing. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of someone with hemophilia? 

What is the life expectancy of someone with hemophilia? 

Near normal: The disorder can be of varying severity, but robust treatment options are available, including recombinant drugs and gene therapy. If severity is low and resistance to drugs do not develop life expectancy is near normal. ...Read more

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What is the average life expectancy of someone with amyloid angiopathy?

What is the average life expectancy of someone with amyloid angiopathy?

Varies: Has a genetic mutation been discovered? There are several different types and it would be worthwhile finding whether one of these is present -- both for prognosis, and as information for the family. I'd try to answer this first, and even then, no one can predict months-or-years beyond giving a range / survival curves. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Horrible question, but what is the life expectancy of a person with microcephaly?

Horrible question, but what is the life expectancy of a person with microcephaly?

Depends: It is completely dependant on the cause of the microcephaly and on the severity of its associated problems such as seizure disorder, gastro-esophageal reflux or breathing difficulty. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of someone who is born with hiv?

What is the life expectancy of someone who is born with hiv?

Babies and HIV: I am very curious about your ongoing questions around this issue. In todays world, even in the far flung villages in africa and other places babies rarely get HIV anymore. Managing infection in pregnant mothers as well as preventing infection during and after the birth is the standard of care. Babies do not need to be born with HIV anymore. ...Read more

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What is the average life expectancy after diagnosis with alzheimers?

What is the average life expectancy after diagnosis with alzheimers?

Up to >14 years.: The answer to this question differs with the affected individual, as no two cases are alike. However, it has been determined that the mean life expectancy after diagnosis is 7 years, with few cases (3%) living more than 14 years. It is still hard to be clear on this since individuals may have had alzheimer's for some time before diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the average life expectancy for men?

What is the average life expectancy for men?

Life expectancy: Go to CDC data base for this. Need age now and ethnicity and do you live in stroke belt or not? ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of someone with lymphoma?

What is the life expectancy of someone with lymphoma?

Depends: There are many factors that effect life expectancy including the patients underlying health and the stage of lymphoma. For example lymphoma that is slower growing and has not spread is a better case than a lymphoma that is aggressive and has spread to multiple organs. Hard to answer that question without more information. ...Read more

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