A 41-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

what are the symptoms associated with pku?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Nental retrardation: All infants in the U.S. Are tested for this at birth.The only way to prevent menat retardation is by special diet.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Mental retardation: Infants with the condition often have lighter skin, hair, and eyes than siblings other symptoms may include: delayed mental and social skills, head s ... Read More
2
2 comments
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Varying signs: PKU detection test is mandatory newborn screening in the developed world, including all 50 states in the US. The early s/s of PKU include seizures, mi ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
19 years experience Pediatrics
Complete overview: This is a link to a complete overview of PKU, provided by the Mayo Clinic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/phenylketonuria/basics/def ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Too broad a question: There are all inherited disorders with the common issue of neurologic impairment, hd in adults, pku and ts in children. The neurologic damage in pku ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month