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63 1 Mon, 28 May 2018
My daughter has coarctation of the arota since she was 2, she is now 14. She has never experienced any problems and the cardiologists said after many test that it was not a severe narrowing. She has not started to pass out. I have appt tomorrow but I was wondering if her passing out may have to...
13 1 Fri, 25 May 2018
I have a 12-month old daughter. She was born with exactly the defect described as I read about asymmetrical crying face syndrome . We were told by the doctors at her birth that it was not due to birth injury (I had a c-section) as it only involves the mouth and not the eyes or forehead. We have...
13 1 Thu, 24 May 2018
my son age 4 years is diagnoised as congenital adrenal hyperplasia (salt loosing) since birth has developed skin itching problems since last 02 months.was shown to many doctors and applied various ointments viz ..ZOLE-F, RETINO -A .025%,Etc but no relief.SYMTOMS- body pours are visible and looks...
12 1 Wed, 23 May 2018
My son has congenital hydrocephlus with 1 year old va shunt replacing previous vp shunt due to enormous abdominal pseudocyst.He has chiari malformation,has had the surgery( removal of C1 and C2 and half of C3, some brain stem tissue). He has epilepsy, mild cerebral palsay, learning disabilites...
11 1 Wed, 23 May 2018
I was just told by a friend that speech impairment is sometimes a sequela of Duane s Syndrome which my son was recently diagnosed with. My 18 month old doesn t yet talk at all and I am concerned. Who do I go see about this? My pediatrician? An optometrist ( I hope not b/c she obviously didn t...
14 1 Thu, 10 May 2018
hi... I have a 10wk premature infant who has recurrent uri s and facial features of that of a child with hurlers syndrom. Is it best to ask a neuro or his pcp? Pcp says no but there are some pics online which could be my sons twin. Also is it possible cuz of his plagiocephaly it caused these...
11 1 Tue, 8 May 2018
my partner was 38 weeks when our son was born but he stopped growing at 28 weeks. since found he has hypertrophic cardiomiopathy. they think he might have some liver problems as is very jaundice. been told at this stage there is nothing they can do, surley there is something we can do to help...
6 1 Mon, 7 May 2018
Hi..i want to know what can be done for newborn with symptoms of goldenhar syndrome..The nose is blocked, with heart failure and kidney problem and possibly underdevelop brain too..he was born 7 days ago..is there any possibility of hope for the baby? please do help. thank you so much
2 1 Mon, 30 Apr 2018
Hi Doc., I ve got a 7years old daughter born with deafness and dumbness. She was also given birth to prematurely, 7months 2weeks precisely. The Mum was diagnosed of HIV, though, we were discordant couple, passed on 5days after the baby s delivery. My daughter had not been able to speak nor talk...
12 1 Thu, 26 Apr 2018
My name is Humphrey iam a Nigerian,my son has breathing problem at birth, congenital ptosis of the eye due to cranial nerve damage or occulomotor and other developmental delays like speech impairment for instance he is six but still could not yet talk clearly. Doctors treating him in Nigeria are...
2 1 Wed, 20 Sep 2017
Hi.. My brother s son is 2.5 years old but still he is not talking. He does his works by indicating us. Suppose he wants to go to the bathroom then he will indicate us to take him there. He sometime responds to his name. He donot recognise his mother and father as mother and father.
11 1 Mon, 5 Jun 2017
HI MY SON WAS BORN WITH DORV HE HAD SURGERY A WEEK AFTER BIRTH WE HAVENT HAD A PROBLEMS SINCE BUT I CANT SEEM TO HAVE THE DOCTOR ANSWER ME IF HE WILL HAVE ANY PROBLEMS IN THE FUTURE OR IF HE WELL BE ABLE TO PLAY ANY SPORTS THE DR JUST SAYS IF THE CHILD FEELS FINE HE CAN BUT HES ONLY 3 HOW DO I...
9 1 Tue, 21 Mar 2017
Hello, I would like international heart professionals to give me guidance and opinion on my infant son s heart issue. We experience numerous misdiagnosis and negligence in the healthcare area so any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I was just told that my newborn son (12 days old) has...
7 1 Tue, 15 Nov 2016
Hi, my doughter who is 8 years old seems to have Congenital Mirror Syndrome Symptoms are that if she moves her right hand finger, left hand finger too have the same effect. Apart from that Her both eye balls does not move completely outward. We have been consulting few eye specialist as well nuro...
7 1 Mon, 19 Sep 2016
My son is 2 and a half years old and he weights about 35 pounds. He has Asthma and Congenital myasthenia gravis. What our concern is though is it looks like he has dry blood all around his hairline it is expecially thick behind the ears. He isn t bleeding from the ears or anything that we can see.
33 1 Mon, 8 Aug 2016
hi i am currently 26 weeks pregnant and i found out at 22 weeks that my baby has trisomy 22. so far we know he has a heart defect, small kidneys but fuctioning, and fluid in his abdomen, and he is behind in growth by two weeks, can u tell me what more should i expect?
12 1 Wed, 27 Apr 2016
Hello, when I was pregnant with my daughter the dr,s made us aware (when we were 15-17 weeks, @ the fetal survey) that she had chloride plexus cysts, then had to be monitored more frequently...long story shorter, she is almost 3 and is thriving...Just 3 weeks ago I was diagnosed with an...
40 1 Tue, 9 Feb 2016
Hi, I am Atique form Bangladesh. I have a baby 11 months old. He got operation on both of his eyes for congenital cataract. He is now suffering from some other problem. When he was of 3 months, a convaltion occered in his body. He is now on treatment for this problem. But it seems to me that the...
33 1 Tue, 2 Feb 2016
At my 35 week ultrasound for EFW, baby s head was measuring 39 weeks and couple of days, and the FL and HL were measuring around 32 -33 weeks...should i be concerned about achondroplasia or downs? I m 28 (5 8 )and husband is 32 (6 3 ) with two other healthy children.
46 2 Tue, 8 Dec 2015
my granddaughter has been diagnosed with congenital retinal dystrophy from X-linked gene she is six and is almost totally legally blind and they tell us it s progressive to total blindness very quickly- her retina s are wavy and very thin in the valleys they tell us there is no cure but we can go...
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