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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?
1 0 2 days ago
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...
1 0 Wed, 24 Jan 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...
1 0 Thu, 28 Dec 2017
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...
1 0 Wed, 4 Oct 2017
HI, I m 35 yrs old diagnosed with klienfelter syndrome from age 21 and I m currently married and I had a baby through infertility treatments. I m currently stable but I cant loose weight for the life of me do you know of any great diet food plan for klienfelters
1 0 Mon, 4 Sep 2017
Hi. I have G6PD Def. and I have an issue of underweight. I’m 20y/o. My height is 173cm and my weight is 46kg. I am known to be someone who eats quite a lot and quite frequent, this is because I always feel hungry and that I could get hungry easily even after having a meal. However, I couldn’t...
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.
1 0 Thu, 22 Jun 2017
My grand daughter has Triple X syndrome and is suffering with severe abdominal pain even after gallbladder surgery which was the suspected cause. She also had a colon polyp and one in her stomach. She is 21 years old. Could the continuing pain be related to her Triple X?
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...
15 1 Tue, 30 May 2017
My mom, who is 82, has taken prednisone for 15 years and as a result, has been diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency. The doctors tell her that the only treatment is to increase her prednisone--which has not helped in the least. Is there anything else that can be done for her?
7 1 Mon, 29 May 2017
if you had a patient came to you complaining of feeling tired and they were ahving abnormal discharge from their orifices. after you do a ct scan and genetic testing you discover there are abnormalities in the chromosomes in the body. what specific questions would you ask the patient and what...
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