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13 1 1 day ago
my daughter has recently been diagnosed with idiopathis scoliosis, she has 2 50 degree bends plus a twist in the middle, she seems to have got worse and is not suffering from sharp pains at the base of her skull up into her head, she is scheduled for surgery but we are waiting on mri scan to rule...
2 1 1 day ago
Have you had any dealings with infants with the chromosome 13 problem & being deformed? Are they usually delivered full term? If the problems are very severe, do they live past the first day? If there are so many problems with facial and head and possibly brain, but the heart and lungs are good,...
2 1 Thu, 28 Jun 2018
Hi,I ve had episodes since a child of facial grimacing. Seemed to wan for what seemed like years but I ve noticed moments of it again. Everything tightens,mouth wide and hold my clear thoughts at the time just seems to relieve,like accomplishing something. I m 54 now. Thank you for your...
2 1 Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Hi my sister has cauda equina I m wondering if it is hereditary as I have suffered for years with disc problems and it is gradually getting worse so I were wondering if it is all related. My brother has fibrosis of the spine also it s just strange how we all suffer with the spine. Thank you xx
13 1 Fri, 8 Jun 2018
Hi my name is Cami and I have a question about my daughter. She is a new born. She has Brownish Gray eyes. They look brown in the shade but in the sunlight there grayish color. She is a Native American Her dad is Native American/White, He had light brown eyes. And his father has green eyes.Im...
2 1 Mon, 28 May 2018
Regarding Fabry Disease, one of the common treatments is to have timely infusions of agalsidase beta . I have heard that a Fabry Disease Association in the State of Washington now has a pill or capsule versus going the infusion route. Is this true?
2 1 Thu, 24 May 2018
I have a question I have a child who is 14 years old female.I just found out her uncle on her biological father s side of the family has been diagnosed with Huntington s disease .All of her dad s father s side of his family has died to the complications of this disease .her dad refuses to be...
2 1 Mon, 30 Apr 2018
Our 17 yr old granddaughter has been diagnosed and confirmed by genetic yesting that she has Myotonic Dystophy. Our 48 yr old daughter and I have been advised to get genetic tests as well to give more diagnosis for our granddaughter. What can you tell me about this condition/disease and who...
2 1 Mon, 30 Apr 2018
I am taking Ipratropium Bromide 2/3 times a day. Have been on it a month. I have terrible itching all over my back stomach, sides. Also have a blood pressure problem causing it to go up high and then back down some. Is this being caused by these drops?
2 1 Mon, 18 Dec 2017
my sons father had Gillian barre syndrome when he was 17. is it inherited? Our son is now almost 16 and has had episodes at night were his whole body has went numb for a 30 seconds to 1 min or 2mins. I am worried this could be something similar to what his dad had. His father pasted away 10yrs...
85 1 Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Is it possible if your a African American who under went a hair transplantation but particularly using Caucasian hair instead of there own genetic textured hair,its only possible that using Caucasian hair could change the African American s hair texture or will it have a genetic distraction such...
2 1 Mon, 27 Nov 2017
good rina from 1 mos and 14 days old daughter who is recently diagnosed of G6PD...and still waiting for confirmatory result..iam just wondering because her 1st NBS are all normal esp. the G6PD..and then her pedia advice to repeat again the NBS because my baby had an...
2 1 Wed, 2 Aug 2017
My sister is 32 weeks pregnant and put in the hospital for early labor they stopped her labor did an ultrasound and the doctor came in and explained that the baby head Dandy-Walker syndrome the physician did not give us any information about the syndrome we have Googled as much as we can but we...
2 1 Fri, 14 Jul 2017
Hi, we want to plan for our first baby. my husband is partially deaf by his birth. this is from his from family heridity, his one ear is completely deaf, and the other is 60% deaf. as the case is like this, our baby will aslo get the same problem, we want to avoid it, how can we avoid it / please...
11 1 Fri, 7 Jul 2017
do I qaulify for a ca disabled placard if I have klinefelters syndrome. I had surgery to have children and afterwards my body quit make testosterone. I get testopel implants every 4 months so my T levels are alwa anys going up and down. Energy levels are always a constant battle.
120 1 Wed, 31 May 2017
If someone argued that the reason twins often share multiple sclerosis is not because it’s hereditary, but because of some abnormality in the mother’s pregnancy such as maternal exposure to a toxin or virus. How would i argue against this hypothesis?
13 1 Tue, 30 May 2017
my grandmother looks malaysian but she is from germany the rest of our family are scattered across europe and africa, but are all white. My daughter and myself both have quite asian eyes, and she developed a mongolian spot (i did not), my family says there is no asian but could they be wrong?
7 1 Tue, 30 May 2017
8 1 Tue, 30 May 2017
My son is suffering from PROBABLE IMMUNE MEDIATED CHRONIC IDIOPATHIC DEMYELINATING POLYRADICULONEUROPAPAY WITH CONDUCTION BLOCk since 2006 and is taking medicine MYCEPY 250 mg OD. hIS EMG Report is normal . Uptil how many days i will have to continue the medicine. pl help.
2 1 Tue, 30 May 2017
Hi, A couple days ago I noticed that my neck was sore and had a little swollen spot right where my artery is on the left side down towards my collar bone. the next day it pain was worse and the swelling had gotten bigger. Last night I couldn t sleep to the pain being unbearable and the swelling...
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