Patient Comments: Genetic Disease - Symptoms


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Comment from: Tim from NU, 25-34 Male (Caregiver) Published: October 26

I have a relative that is constantly sweating and his body is constantly overheating. So much in fact that he has to have multiple air conditioners on in the same room sometime. I have heard that it is a blood or heart disorder and that it might be genetic (the condition has like an anagram name something with initials like HRFT or similar). I wish we knew what it might be.

Comment from: helplessmom, 7-12 Female (Caregiver) Published: October 10

Because of a genetic disease my daughter has severe eczema, excessive scaling of skin, loses her skin daily, muscle weakness, inability to keep food or liquid down, curving of the spin, autism, inability to ride a bike due to muscle weakness, sharp shooting pains in her chest, strange rash to the bottoms of her hands and feet, hives from medicines, insomnia, swelling of legs and feet, loss of hair on head, frequent urinary tract infections/pyelonephritis, protein in urine, and cold often when others are hot.

Comment from: P.SHABBEER, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: September 02

I am suffering with hereditary cerebral atrophy. My elder brother is also suffering with this problem. I have imbalance, no coordination in arms and legs, drunken walking, and slurred speech.

Comment from: nithi, 7-12 Male (Caregiver) Published: February 18

My kid’s skin is soft and dry and hence easily prone to bleeding even for a scratch. He has no sweat and no tears, has only 4 teeth in the upper jaw and 4 in the lower jaw. There is bleeding in the right nostril when the environment temperature is very hot or when the kid catches cold. He has less hair in the head and eyebrows and no hair in any of the other parts of the body. He is unable to consume hot and spicy food.

Comment from: asif, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: August 06

My genetic condition is hair fall and hair graying and whitening at an early age, i.e., 20 to 25 years.

Comment from: Izoo, 19-24 Female (Caregiver) Published: January 22

My sister is amazing everyone who comes across her. No hair on the head or in any body part expected to have hair. No hair completely in her body. I wonder if this is genetic.

Comment from: sad, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: January 18

My relative smells like fish because of genetic disease.

Comment from: Poochie, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: January 14

I have non lattice cornea dystrophy, a genetic disease.


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