How can you find out if your diagnosis is right? What other possibilities are there?
The above website helps you get multiple second opinions with a little work.
A Remarkable Diagnostics Tools Website:
One cluster of tools is the Right Diagnosis website. It contains:
How to find many of the possible/probable causes for a condition or symptom.
Successful diagnosis by a doctor or by a computer algorithm depends on observation, experience, training, categorization of symptoms, memory recall, analysis and correlation of all likely factors, full understanding of the conditions in the patient’s context.
Increased diagnostic success can result from the use of the global medical knowledge and memory of many observer practitioners who have documented their observations. Only a part of this global knowledge base is what is taught in medical school. Compared to the global banks of medical knowledge, gathered over thousands of years, individuals, even doctors, are still ignorant of many “known” factors and the precise contexts in which they apply.
This is where computer memory and internet based associative memory recall with lookup tools can expand the scope and success of searching for relationships among maladies, symptom contexts, functional causes, and finding successful treatments.
A group of symptoms together has a cluster of causes. Each cause has a co-factor of probability (AKA risk-factor) in the factor-products used to calculate the likeliness-odds. PTotal = Pa * Pb * Pc *…* Pn. The cause of symptoms are not a single condition, they are a multiple of conditions acting together.
For example: Infection, vitamin C dependency, low vitamin intake, scurvy, vaccination, oxide proliferation, toxin generation, further ascorbate depletion, more oxide generation, then shock has led to many deaths (SIDS). –Kalokerinos’, book: Every Second Child. His solution: High levels of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) intake blocks the cascade.
The problem for both the doctor and the patient is to find the correct diagnoses (plural) that allow changing the patient’s conditions to reduce or eliminate the bad symptoms. Hopefully, without need for repeated treatments. In the case of infection-caused symptoms, the goal is elimination of the infection. For toxin related maladies, it is in neutralizing and eliminating the toxin. For good health it is intake of missing essential food molecules. The successful diagnoses find as many of the many problem-contributing factors as apply, and then fixes each of them.
Autism Example: Multiple causes for autism are a huge puzzle to everyone.
Who would believe that there are over 9000 somewhat overlapping noted factors of nerve demyelination. Symptom Checker can assist in narrowing down the relationships and finding medical articles on specific symptom clusters.
Autism (ASD) is related to systemic or gut inflammation and demyelination of the nerves, so much that they fail to function, fail to grow and to mature as the child grows older. Associated with ASD are dependencies on vitamins A, E, C, B and other nutrients, but especially A and C. Other factors include gut dysbiosis/infections, prenatal ultrasound exposure, polymicrobial infections, and some known and unknown genetic factors.
Nutrient dependency is an extraordinarily high need for a nutrient, as if some of the nutrient is neutralized, rapidly consumed, or is just not as effective as normal. Dependency is form of dysfunctional malnutrition in the presence of plenty.
The opposite of dependency is sensitivity, i.e., allergies to small quantities of a substance. Stimulated allergies may be mild or anaphylactic (death causing). Vaccines stimulate both nutritional dependencies (A and C) and sometimes hyper-allergic permanent sensitivities. Huge repeated amounts of vitamin C can neutralize anaphylactic shock. Huge single dose amounts of vitamin A can jump-start recovery from vitamin A dependency.
Since the multiple factor problem of persistent illness is has so many different facets, a tool like Diagnosis-Checker is needed to assist the patient in understanding his condition. The doctors are imbedded in a multi patient context and do not have much time for each patient. Thus it is up to the patient or a family member to do the research and study to understand fully the sick person’s medical context. Tools like the Diagnosis-Checker can be very helpful in widening and deepening the realm of ideas searched for a match of conditions matching the patients maladies and medical context.