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31 1 Fri, 25 Sep 2020
yes, im a 33 year old female and a native of colorado springs, i recently moved back home from CA and in need of a GP as well as a pain doctor. I have a rare genetic condition called EDS causing multipal dislocations contantly i also have ,ADD, Aspergers and a head injury and am on a lot of...
192 1 Mon, 31 Aug 2020
I am looking to find someone who specialises in Vitamin C deficiency, in or around Oxford, UK. I have suffered from Scurvy as a child. I have also read that it can be hireditory. I believe I may have this. have been to local GP but she doesnt know too much about it. symptoms are * aching/painful...
31 1 Mon, 31 Aug 2020
My son is 5 and has a lymph node swollen on his left cheek bone and no other symptons and my daughter who is 9 now had the same thing and she had to have hers removed 4 years ago and it came back negative. Hers was on the right side of the neck that they removed and before they removed she had 2...
33 1 Mon, 31 Aug 2020
Is there a way to tell if twins are identical, besides 1 or 2 placentas? an inexpensive way-the records have been destroyed. twin 1 has developed ALS-twin 2 is worried. Twin 2 also had a pantant ductus valve that did not close,1 did not There mother and father are deceased.
7 1 Thu, 13 Aug 2020
Dear Sir, I am Sarafat Alam from Bangladesh and I need some medical information regarding a special case. We are two brothers and one sister. I was the last issue of my parents. My elder brother and sister have got some neurological problem for last three years. My brother is 31 years old and my...
7 1 Wed, 15 Jul 2020
I was diagnosed with AS three years ago. I curently take 200 mg of celebrex daily, 75 mg of Lyrica twice a day and Humira shots twice a month. In may 2011 I wet to bed at 1:00 am and woke up a 8:00 am totally deaf in my left ear. I went to an ear specialist and he never found a reason. Since May...
7 1 Thu, 28 May 2020
i am 17 years old male from india. i presented with genu valgum, hearing loss and kidney failure which was detected 8 months back but is on hemodialysis since last 1 year. i also had visual difficulty. i had two brothers one of which is my twin brother and other 1 year older to me who is also on...
2 1 Thu, 30 Apr 2020
He s in the nursing home. Thin, unable to eat enough, a bag of bones, but cognizant. Wants to come home, but I cannot cobble together enough services to make that happen. What happens next? Whoops, he s 62 and has hereditary Friedrich s ataxia. In his family, it kicks in latte, about late 30s...
9 1 Thu, 5 Mar 2020
I suffer from psoriasis; now controlled. I suffered from diarrhea two years back and was diagnosed as suffering from Malnutrition. Last year I had checked heart with ECO 65% efficiency and Angiogram with minor plaque. Later I suffered from Cramps in legs at night. I was admitted to hospital and...
15 1 Mon, 30 Sep 2019
It was recently pointed out to me, by my Therapist PsyD that it is likely that I was born with FAS mother is a heavy alcoholic. I do have some of the physical characteristics of FAS such as, short stature, upturned nose, small eyes, droopy upper eyelids, thin upper lip, flat philtrum. I was also...
2 1 Tue, 30 Jul 2019
My grandson is 10 months old and was diagnosed at birth as having G6PD. Yesterday he developed a high fever and we took him to the hospital where they confirmed he was suffering from a throat infection and the beginning of an ear infection. The Dr. put him on Amoxicillin and we were told it was...
13 1 Thu, 2 May 2019
Hello, i believe i have HAE type 3, last year when i became pregnant i started to get a rash 2 weeks before i realized i had become pregnant, it continued throughout my pregnancy and since i had my daughter in april, i has become worse, My question is, can i have more children if i have hae type 3
24 1 Wed, 28 Nov 2018
Hello - I have recently been diagnosed with ANTICHROMATIN ANTIBODY IN MY DNA (form of LUPUS, my doctor told me). Will I always have this? Will my siblings also have this too? I am 64 white female, post diabetes II, & recently toe amputated & CHF following that....need some advise, if you would...
4 1 Fri, 2 Nov 2018
How can an AVM lead to iron & B12 deficiency? PMH: hashimotos thyroid, depression, anxiety, spina bifida occulta (laminectomies in 1983, 2002, and 2003). Levothyroxine, Cytomel, duloxetine, buspirone, trazodone, glycopyralate, and I was taking Valtrex (I had shingles a couple weeks before all...
2 1 Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Hi I have Marfan syndrome and for the last 2 days I have felt really awful my body aches I have no energy my legs and arms feel so weak I have some shortness of breath I get like this if I over do it cleaning my home or if I try to do yard work. My aorta tore about 4 years ago I lost blood flow...
7 1 Wed, 3 Oct 2018
Hello Doctor, My three year old daughter has a BSD, has distonia leg muscle issues on both legs, and just recently I ve noted age spots-- a lot of them across the trunk of her body, and her very blonde hair seems to be turning grey. I have an appointment in a couple of weeks with a genetics...
2 1 Mon, 27 Aug 2018
Hi there i recently found out i have H63D HFE gene mutation heterozygous, i have to have check upa n blood tests every 6 months,but would like to know the causes and affects it can have on me. I have fainted often from a very young age all the way up to my adult life even now, could heterozygous...
2 1 Tue, 31 Jul 2018
Hi doctor I have Beta Thalassemia Plus Trait (AT+) and want to marry a man with Sickle Trait (AS). Besides my blood group is O+ and my partner is A+. We both does not have G6 PD.My father has beta sickle thalassemia plus but he lives normal life and never requires any blood transfusion at all. My...
2 1 Mon, 30 Jul 2018
I have a craniofacisl birth defect on the left side of my face. I am being followed by the drs at buy medical center. Lately I ve noticed a depression that is like a large thumb print pushed into my skull on the back side of my skull and and a line from it that feels like a crack in my skull it....
2 1 Mon, 30 Jul 2018
What is the life expectancy of a 16 year old that has Septo-Optic Dysplasia., CP, PTSD, bipolar, high arches where toes curl up. Adrenal gland not working nor now the thyroid. No sugar. And his high is 6 1 , # 216. Never had treatment till.we.got him from state 3 years ago. Now in three years we...
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