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Treatment of counter effects of ectodermal dysplasia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
User :   I have many questions, what type of doctor are you?

Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   ?

User :   are you there?
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   ok. well i have a condition called ectodermal dysplasia. i wanted to know, does that affect height?
Doctor :   ya it depends on many factors
Doctor :   your age and occupation
User :   im 18, student
Doctor :   it is most affected in children and adults to some age
Doctor :   are you diagnoses to have the problem
User :   yes
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   are you taking any treatment now
User :   no
User :   its a genetic condition
User :   there isnt a treatment
User :   im born with it
Doctor :   ya but the counter effects can be treated
User :   like what can i do?
Doctor :   we know that it is a genetic predisposition
Doctor :   but there are many clinical trials going on

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