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2 1 Fri, 3 May 2024
hello! I m a guy and I m 19 next month . To get straight to the point ,I m little worried about my height. My mom is 5 0 ft , dad is about 5 7 and my older brother is about 5 8. And as for me I m 5 5. I don t know if it is genetics that I m bound to be just 5 5 or is it something that is stopping...
2 1 Mon, 4 Dec 2023
hello, Im looking to take Spirulina for it benefits but I have g6bd so is it safe for me to take it? i also want to do a 14-day cleanse by Applied Nutrition, 14-Day Acai Berry Cleanse, 56 Tablets so do these have any bad side affect on my health cause i have g6bd.
2 1 Thu, 29 Jun 2023
Hello, My question is; Myself and my partner are both using a sperm donor to have a baby and the donor has had 54 families with reported births. All of these reported births have not had any reported genetic concerns or defects with their babies however one recent birth from a new family has...
2 1 Tue, 27 Jun 2023
Hello Doctor I am 35 years old, 84 Kgs, g6pd deficient. I have started going to gym and looking to take a protein supplement, specifically ON Gold Whey Protein Isolate. I will be taking 60 Gms a day. Please advice if I should take it. Last time when I was taking this protien, it did not have any...
16 1 Fri, 2 Apr 2021
Hi i and my husband asked to do a caryotype test before our IVF and identified that we both have genetic issues. I have 21PSTK+ and my hubby 15PSTK and 21 PSTK. cant we have our own baby? what are the problems we get if we go for our IVF without concerning these problems. we are really...
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 Fri, 14 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 Fri, 1 May 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...
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