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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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For the last four months, every 2-3 weeks, the sclera of one of my eyes turns blood shot red (a broken blood capillary). What could be the reason?

For the last four months, every 2-3 weeks, the sclera of one of my eyes turns blood shot  red (a broken blood capillary). What could be the reason?

Bleed: This is a sub-conjunctival hemorrhage. As long as the vision is unchanged and there is no pain, everything should be fine. If it is a little irritated, then you can use an artificial tear up to 4 times a day to lubricate. This is due to a blood vessel leaking blood and is usually without cause. Sometimes straining or blood thinner can cause this. If it continues to happen, follow up with eye md. ...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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What is the difference between a venipuncture and a capillary puncture?

What is the difference between a venipuncture and a capillary puncture?

The size of the vein: As dr. Placik said, venipuncture is for collecting blood through a needle from blood vessels that are big enough to see and/or feel. Capillary puncture would be used for collecting blood from vessels that are too small to see individually. This is usually done with a very small cut and a micro pipette or a piece of filter paper. ...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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Does a persistent wet feeling mean that my fluid is leaking?

Does a persistent wet feeling mean that my fluid is leaking?

No: In the second half of your pregnancy, a new onset of wetness should be evaluated by your obstetrician. The answer cannot be given with certainty without an examination to evaluate the situation. If, after that, you are reassured, remember that any change in the amount of the wetness needs reevaluation. ...Read more

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My urine leaks--what can be done for this?

My urine leaks--what can be done for this?

See a gynecologist: Urinary incontinence is very common and there are many treatments available. The treatment depends on the cause of the leaking. Your gynecologist can do the necessary testing or refer you to someone who can more completely evaluate your symptoms. ...Read more

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