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Can surgery cure dwarfism?

Good Evening, my nephew is suffering from dwarfism, he is 15 years of age. Presently he is physically fit . We have consulted many doctors, and many of them have asked for surgery, but we are quite ...

10 year old with encopresis. Is this a disability?

to wear depends I have just recently applied for ssi benefits is encopresis considered a disability ...

Do cochlear implants benefit infants with hearing disabilities ?

Hello Sir, We blessed with Baby boy who premature came in 35 weeks of preganancy. Our Doctor advised to performed BERA test , in which we come to know that he is not able to hear at all. Can we have treatement cure this problem and what will it...

20 week ultrasound shows fetus with dwarfism. Opinion?

dwarfism! They are extremely upset! There was no further discussion or anything! It wasn t even a Dr. I ...

Can growth hormone treatment help to cure pseudo dwarfism?

my son is 4 yrs old, it is apparent now that he is suffering from pseudo-dwarfism as i did. he has curvature of his legs but his pediatrician is not convinced it is severe enough for surgery. i have read up ...

Can a genetic test be performed to determine the chances of achondroplasia dwarfism?

is it possibleo use a genetic test on the parents in order to discover if a child may have achondroplasia dwarfism? I heard that it is a dominant trait, and most individuals with this form of dwarfism don ...

Pregnancy scan showing fetus with dwarfism. Is there any other way to confirm it?

I am 26 weeks pregnant my baby s femur and humerus is measuring 31/2 weeks behind and stomach measuring 2 weeks behind. All other measurements are fine. Dr. mention it can be dwarfism . I am extremely ...

Can prenatal genetic testing by amniocentesis rule out genetic causes of dwarfism?

Does prenatal genetic testing by amniocentesis in a high risk pregnancy (due to twins) rule out genetic causes of dwarfism when the infant, now age 1, is short by growth charts but has no apparent ...

Is it advisable to use controlled injections of Growth HormoneGH in case of suspected dwarfism ?

Hi is it advisable to use controlled injections of Growth HormoneGH in case of suspected dwarfism Hi, is it advisable to use controlled injections of Growth Hormone(GH) in case of suspected dwarfism? ...
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Suggest ways to deal with learning disabilities in children

of the benefits I have read. However, the center is just too far away and she can not tolerate the drive (total ...

Baby measurements, abnormal values, dwarfism. Treatment ?

HI I HAVE ONE QUESTION THAT IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR ME . ARE THE MEASURMENT FOR THE BABY 28 WEEK NORMAL OR ABNORMAL. BPD 76mm HC 271mm AC 239mm and FL 48mm does the baby will be the dwarfism or he ...

Suggest treatment for learning disability in a child

My child who is 8yrs old, has following problems At Work He is quite lazy, he cannot concentrate while studying. In his school, there are around 45 students in his class, If I rank him he will stand at 43rd or 44th position. he barely manages to...

Suggest better apparatus for disabled passengers

I hope this is an appropriate question. How can an 85 year old, wobbly woman handle her walker on sidewalks that have been shoveled and salted, but still have dangerous areas of ice and snow? She needs to go to her doctor s office, but we keep...

Growth Hormone Deficiency. Is it considered as a disability?

Is Growth Hormone Deficiency considered as a disability? ...
Mobile Questions and Answers
Can i claim disability benefits if i have a pacemaker fitted?
This is generally not a pure indication for disability
is hepatitis c considerd a disability?
HI No it's considered as disease.
Is growth difecency and hormone dificency a disability
Hi Yes it can be But it depends upon type of growth deficiency means whether it is physical or mental?/ So consult doctors and get help. Say thank you if you are helped.
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