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Wiskott Aldrich In Children
Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome (WAS) is a rare X-linked recessive disease that affects males. Patients with WAS have eczema, low platelet counts, and immunodeficiency. Although gene therapy for correcting WAS has been under investigation, the only current hope for cure is ...Read more
Rare genetic disease: Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome (WAS) is a rare X-linked recessive disease that affects males. Patients with WAS have eczema, low platelet counts, and immunodeficiency. Although gene therapy for correcting WAS has been under investigation, the only current hope for cure is a stem cell transplant. ...Read more
X-linked disease: The gene associated with this condition is located on the x chromosome, which is one of the two sex chromosomes. In females (who have two x chromosomes), a mutation in one of the two copies of the gene in each cell usually does not cause the disorder. In males (who have only one x chromosome), a mutation in the only copy of the gene in each cell causes the disorder. ...Read more
Very rarely: While it is an x-linked condition and the vast majority of females who have one mutated copy of the was gene are unaffected carriers, there are case reports of women having a mild form of the disease due to non-random x-inactivation. ...Read more
Yes: Prenatal molecular analysis by direct mutation analysis, and crrier stage can be DX by chromosomal analysis. ...Read more
I am married in 1 year no children en problem in my health would you eat that type of food can be eat him in my husband and me?
Chocolate: This is not scientific but neither is having babies! Try anything chocolate. Eat romantic foods. Avoid alcohol and stimulants. Relax. Enjoy being married without children. The more you relax and enjoy your spouse the better your marriage will be and the more prepared you we be to be a parent. You are learning patience and you will need it! OB doctors have solutions for you when wanted ...Read more
Clobex/children: It is safe to use in kids 12 and older. Under age 12, it is a pretty hefty steroid to use for a kid. It is a steroid, and a fairly potent one at that. Kids can absorb it through their skin and it can then affect them as if they ingested it. I would use a lower potency steroid on a kid under 12, although there are occasions when a stronger one is needed - close monitoring is then needed as well ...Read more
Phoslyra is used to help reduce phosphate levels in end stage renal disease. If your child has renal disease and is working with a specialist this may be considered in the treatment plan. I would review your concerns with the MD who recommended the medication.
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Not Recommended: Greetings. I would not recommend the use of Halonate on a child if it was not prescribed by a Dermatologist. Because it is categorized as a "super high potency" topical steriod, it can have serious side effects when used incorrectly. High potency creams and ointments can be asorbed easily through the skin and cause malfunction to certain organs. Best regards. ...Read more
Triesence is an injectable steroid into your eye to treat inflammation when steroid eye drops are not helpful. Use on a child would need to be monitored closely and be administered by an eye specialist with experience using this medication. It is not something I typically see in my practice so I suspect your child has a unique health challenge. Good luck!
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Serviflox in kids -: The answer to your question is yes and no. The medicine is ciprofloxacin. Generally we do not give this to pediatric patients because there is a risk for tendon problems in patients who have not reached full maturity. However, there are situations where the risk of this happening is outweighed by the need for the med - like in kids with Cystic Fibrosis Also, the ear drops are safe in kids! ...Read more
What condition?: When you submit a question to the site please read it through before you send it. Understand that each question is set up individually. Your submissions are not linked. If you submit one question & a separate followup question, the followup question must have enough information to stand on it's own. ...Read more
DEPENDS: If your main interest is avoiding chromosome defects, the age is the early to mid 20's. There is a slight increase under 16 and it increases every year after the mid 20's. If your interest in being financially and emotionally ready for the work involved, the late 20's to early 40's may be better. All pregnancies have a basic risk of unexpected outcome. Reviewing risk with a geneticist helps some. ...Read more