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I am a 19 yr old female, and throughout my life I've had several mild/moderate health problems. I can't help but wonder if I have an underlying syndrome/problem that connects all these symptoms. I have always been smaller than average (currently 5'1 115lbs), but as a child I was extremely smaller than my peers. At 7 yrs old my doctor heard a heart murmur, and I was diagnosed with an atrial septal defect. The hole was closed in with the largest adult implant, which was surprising considering my size. At 10 years old I got my period (I know that's not unusual, but again it was surprising considering my size). A few years later I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and began taking medication for it. Around age 11 I began fracturing my bones. I broke 6 bones within 2 years, and 2 of the breaks were severe (bone was completely broken and could be seen through my arm). Each time I broke a bone, the cause didn't seem severe enough for the bone to break (someone stepped on my foot, my hand bumped into the wall, I did a handstand etc.) During this time I was also diagnosed with moderate scoliosis, and I had to wear a brace for 3 years. I didn't have any more medical problems for a few years, besides my frequent sinus infections due to misshapen sinus cavities. I had a balloon sinuplasty which solved the problem. At age 18, I discovered I had retinal holes and tears. I had a laser procedure to close the holes and tears, but I couldn't help feeling out out place at the retina specialist waiting room, because I was the only person there below the age of 60. A few more details- I have a deviated septum, crossbite, asymmetric jaw bone, pectus carinatum, vestibular rib, struggled with iron deficiency anemia, ADD, and lax ligaments. I understand that all these problems are not extremely serious, and that I'm luckier than most. I don't want to seem like I'm looking for something to be wrong. Each of my problems are not severe when isolated, but when combined I can't help but to think they are related.
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