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How can I tell if I have adult onset add?

How can I tell if I have adult onset add?

Adult ADHD: Symptoms similar to youngsters with adhd (inattention, impulsivity, overactivity) except that effects are on work & social situations, instead of school & family. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have adult onset lactose intolerence?

How do I know if I have adult onset lactose intolerence?

Correlate symptoms: Lactose intolerance typically causes abdominal bloating, cramps, and diarrhea. Strict avoidance of lactose products (milk, cheese, ice cream) with resolution of symptoms is diagnostic. There are also lactose breath tests available if you are still unsure after dietary restriction. ...Read more

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Do people get adult onset asthma?

Do people get adult onset asthma?

Yes: Yes they can but sometimes it's just a condition that's been there awhile and only recently diagnosed. In other cases the asthma results from a toxic exposure or infection or is a result of gastroesophageal reflux (gerd). ...Read more

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How common is adult onset asthma? nonsmoker

How common is adult onset asthma? nonsmoker

Not uncommon: Although it was believed that asthma could only start in childhood and in the 60's no one could have allergic asthma developing after age 40, it is clear now that asthma can indeed occur in adulthood. Based on my experience, I estimate that about 25% of the asthma cases develop during adulthood. ...Read more

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Can you suggest any literature on navigating adult onset lactose intolerence?

Mayo Clinic website: Here's a good place to start: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/lactose-intolerance/ds00530 or the webmd site: http://www.Webmd.Com/digestive-disorders/tc/lactose-intolerance-topic-overview. ...Read more

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Adult onset diabetic with gastrparesis I've woke with fbs of over 400 for 5 days now. What to do? I also have many other dx's

Look for reason: Assuming the 400 fbs is unusual for you, you need to look for reasons for it being elevated. Very common are bladder infections, due to often having sugar in the urine of diabetics. Not all bladder infections have typical symptoms, so I'd start there. Other medical illnesses (even a cold), physical or mental stress, and of course diet can all increase sugars. Best to get evaluated. ...Read more

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How can I know if I am having adult onset epilepsy?

How can I know if I am having adult onset epilepsy?

Good evaluation: A careful description of events, a thorough examination, and an eeg will be necessary. Many patients experience episodic events that are not epilepsy. Even is those patients who have a defined seizure, good health management may avoid the need for chronic medications. ...Read more

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Is adult onset bed wetting a diagnosis of its own? Or is it usually a symptom of something else?

Is adult onset bed wetting a diagnosis of its own? Or is it usually a symptom of something else?

Something else: Adult onset bed wetting is not a diagnosis- it is urinary incontinence and totally different from chiildhood "bed wetting." the perons doing this should see a urologist to discover the cause (there are several possible causes). ...Read more

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