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A family member was diagnosed with "capillary leak syndrome" thru mayo clinic- what is that? How does one get it ? Can they do much to help?

A family member was diagnosed with "capillary leak syndrome" thru mayo clinic- what is that? How does one get it ? Can they do much to help?

Genetic, very rare.: Clarkson's disease is what it is called. It is a very rare genetic mutation. It causes episodes of fluid leaking out of the blood vessels into the tissue. This can lead to low blood pressure, passing out or damage to organs from the low bp, even death. Need to see a specialist in this! https://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/capillary_leak_syndrome http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2947962/. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as leaky gut syndrome, and what gets leaked out?

Is there such thing as leaky gut syndrome, and what gets leaked out?

Leaky bowel: It is believed that a leaky gut basically is one that has abnorrmal permeability allowing toxic factors from inside the gut tract to make you sick. Most mainstream doctors don't agree and it is more popular in europe than here. Some of the earliest surgury was to remove the colon for a "leaky gut" around 1920. ...Read more

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Can we see the capillary and nerve endings on our lids?

Can we see the capillary and nerve endings on our lids?

Eyelids: You can often see the very small veins in the eyelids (venules)...Not quite as small as capillaries. Cannot see nerve endings. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my sack is leaking?

How can I tell if my sack is leaking?

Pregnancy: Normally, you would feel wet in your underwear but more so with coughing, sneezing, lifting or straining. You may also feel increase in uterine contractions. Usually, the fluid coming out would be more liquid than vaginal discharge which is slimy. ...Read more

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Every time I crouched down I felt like I leak. What is it?

Every time I crouched down I felt like I leak. What is it?

Stress incontinence.: Urine leak with crouching is called stress incontinence and is generally found in women, particularly those who have delivered children vaginally. If you are bothered by the amount and frequency of leakage, see a urologist or gynecologist for evaluation. A wide range of therapies, from pelvic floor muscle training, to medications, to surgical procedures are available depending on the cause. ...Read more

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When must a woman start seeing a urogynecologist if she leaks?

When?: When the symptoms are causing a negative impact on your quality of life, a urogynecologist might be able to help you improve this. ...Read more

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If my AC has been leaking refrigerant, could it have been making me sick?

If my AC has been leaking refrigerant, could it have been making me sick?

Not likely: Not likely unless somehow you ingested this. But get it all fixed. Then see your doctor for an exam ...Read more

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Can precum leak out if your soft?

Can precum leak out if your soft?

Here are some...: Men's sexual arousal to a degree naturally induces the secretion of fluid from urethrobulbous gland or Cowper's gland, i.e., pre-cum. But, the degree of erection may widely vary among men even within an individual. ...Read more

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How dangerous is a leaking appendix?

How dangerous is a leaking appendix?

Depends: A ruptured appendix is often a surgical problem. When a patient presents and the appendix has already ruptured and formed an abscess, we will drain the abscess and remove the appendix at a later date once the acute inflammation has died down. A persistent leak from the appendix can cause a fistula and several factors impact the ability of this to close without surgery. ...Read more