Is joint cracking and popping a symptom of marfan's syndrome?

No. Joint cracking and popping is not a symptom of marfan's. Marfan's syndrome is caused by an abnormal gene, responsible for a protein fibrillin which give connective tissue its strength. People with marfan's skeletal abnormalities can include, taller than normal stature and may have a caved in chest, loose joints that are prone to dislocation, scoliosis. (curvature of the spine), .
Yes. People with marfan's can have joint cracking and popping, but joint popping and cracking is seen in many diseases and in many healthy people without joint disease.

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Son has double joints, long limbs, long wrist, fingers & hands. Could it be Marfan syndrome? Something doesn't seem right.

Could be. You might be right! Take him to a doctor for a good evaluation. Best of luck! Read more...
Probably Marfan. Your son may have Marfans syndrome. He needs to be examined. To diagnose Marfan a host of major & minor criteria needs to be met, like pectius carinatum, pectus excavatum, scoliosis >20%, joint hyper mobility, ocular- ectopic lentis, dilatation of ascending aorta, dissection of ascending aorta.Best wld be to see a Geneticist who also will coordinate with other doctors to have echocardiograms etc. Read more...

Could you tell me what are common symptoms of Marfan syndrome?

Quite varied... Marfan syndrome is an inherited disorder that affects connective tissue. Symptoms can include: tall and slender build; disproportionately long arms, legs, fingers and toes; a breastbone that protrudes outward or dips inward; a high, arched palate and crowded teeth; heart murmurs; extreme nearsightedness; an abnormally curved spine; or flat feet. Read more...

Which symptoms of Marfan syndrome can be treated with cannabis?

Not aware of any. I do not believe that marijuana is really medicine, no matter what a number of states have decided. The only proven effects of cannabis (which comes in a pill, by the way) are in increasing appetite, reducing nausea and (maybe) reducing intraocular pressure (glaucoma). Every other use - for arthritis pain etc. - is unproven. Medicine is not smoked, nor is it impure or has unknown amount of drug. Read more...

Can you still have Marfan syndrome without haveing long limbs? I have all the other symptoms and my doctor thinks it's a possibility.

Variable signs. Arachnoid digits and limbs are common. High arched pallet, pes cavus, ectopic lens, mitral prolapse, are some other signs, but variability is common. Testing can guide. Read more...
Unusual. Each patient with marfan syndrome has a different presentation. Without long limbs (arms/legs) it would be unusual to have true marfan syndrome, but those findings are not very important diagnostic criteria. The cardinal features aortic root dilation (aneurysm) and dislocated lenses. The website http://www.Marfan.Org is helpful to patients and physicians. Read more...

What are the symptoms of Marfan syndrome?

Long arms, fingers. Tall, thin appearance. Pigeon chest (pectus carinatum), long fingers (arachnodactyly), dilated aorta (seen on echocardiogram). Dislocated lens in the eye. Severe near sightedness. Scoliosis. Flat feet. High arched palate. Thin head with small cheekbones. Most symptoms involve heart, musculoskeletal and eyes. It is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion. Read more...