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Usher's Syndrome

Wed Aug 14 08:28:11 EST 1996

        I would be shy about advising a pt to change any medication, even 
     non prescription meds. I think that is an error better addressed by a 
                                S. Dean Harmer
                                San Antonio

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Subject: Re: Usher's Syndrome
Author:  sirianni at uts.cc.utexas.edu (Jeffrey G. Sirianni) at Internet-Mail
Date:    8/14/96 4:16

A 30-yo patient, seen in our office since adolescence, was recently 
diagnosed with Usher's Syndrome Type II.  In the years that she was seen 
here, we never knew or any vision problems that would have led us to suspect 
Anyway, an anecdotal report was recently given to me that birth control 
pills might exascerbate the symptoms of retinitis pigmentosa.  Is this 
common knowledge or myth?  I would like to advise this patient as she is 
pretty worried about having Usher's Syndrome as it is.
Thank you for any comments.
* Jeff Sirianni, M.A., CCC-A           * 
* Sound Advice / R.G. Delaney, M.D.    * 
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