Friedreich's ataxia

What is Friedreich's ataxia?

Autosomal recessive condition where there is degeneration of nerve tissue in the spinal cord.

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Ok, I'm 49 years old and for the past 11 years I've been experiencing severe itching in vulval area. It only seems to be on the right hand side....

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PLease, has it been biopsied?

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I am so sorry to hear about this vulvar...

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i have just been diagnosed with spinocerebellurar ataxia, a neurodegenerative disease. my mri showed shrinkage of the cerrebellum. next week...

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Hi, Thanks for using HCM.
Spinocerebellar ataxia is a hereditary condition, depending on type of disease we can say the probability of occurrence...

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I have an 8 year old child who has had some balance issues since birth but not terribly bad until recently. She has started falling a lot, has...

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Thanks for placing your query here.

I can appreciate your concerns about your daughter.

It seems she has some form of chronic ataxia. Ataxia...

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