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Capillary Leak Syndrome
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
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
Morning glory disk anomaly with ipsilateral capillary hemangioma, agenesis of the internal carotid artery, and horner syndrome: a variant of phaces syndrome?
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
Not likely: Not likely unless somehow you ingested this. But get it all fixed. Then see your doctor for an exam ...Read more
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
Dental Cyst: A cyst is a sac of tissue that has either fluid or soft material inside it. Cysts can form in a wide range of tissues including in the face and mouth (including the jaws). Some can form next to or around teeth, which are called dental cysts. Cysts are a reaction of the body to a condition and are usually relatively slow growing. They can be sterile or become infected. Your dentist can help! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends.: If you leak most often with activities like coughing, laughing or sneezing then you probably have stress incontinence. Leaking with a strong urge on the way to the restroom usually indicates bladder spasms or urge incontinence. Their are other causes of leaking urine. Your doctor can determine the underlying cause and best treatment. You can start the evaluation with your gyn. ...Read more