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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Reactive Hypoglycemia With No History Of Gastric Surgery

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What are the possible causes of night terrors in a healthy, 22y/o female? There is no history of any type of abuse and no other known sleep disorder.

What are the possible causes of night terrors in a healthy, 22y/o female? There is no history of any type of abuse and no other known sleep disorder.

Adult night terrors?: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/night-terrors/basics/definition/con-20032552 True sleep terrors are uncommon in adults. Check out the link above for more information, including possible causes and treatments. Best wishes ...Read more

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What are the causes of breathing insufficiency? Patient age 44. No bp, no diabetic and asthma problems....

What are the causes of breathing insufficiency? Patient age 44. No bp, no diabetic and asthma problems....

Needs evaluation.: Your doctor can perform the initial evaluation to determine your problem. If the answer is not clear, a pulmonary (lung) specialist might ultimately provide the answer. ...Read more

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Chf of unknown ethi & ef @ 10% no other med conditions. No recent viral infection. Any advice as for cause and chances of full recovery? 41 yo male

Chf of unknown ethi & ef @ 10% no other med conditions. No recent viral infection. Any advice as for cause and chances of full recovery? 41 yo male

Idiopathic: Check for chagas. Most often no etiology is found. There is hope for recover if transient myocarditis. You must take medications which inculde Coreg (carvedilol) and ace/arb. Coenzyme q10 400 mg per day naturally might help. Start a gentle doctor prescribed exercise program- very gentle. Keep the spirits high. Hopefully whatever caused it will reverse. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there any correlation or association between having Gastroparesis and the symptom of shortness of breath?

Is there any correlation or association between having Gastroparesis and the symptom of shortness of breath?

Not directly.: When you're bloated from gastroparesis, the abdominal distention reduces diaphragmatic excursion during inhalation, so perhaps indirectly you may feel short of breath if you're distended in the abdomen. ...Read more

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Which diet is best of for reactive hypoglycemia(caused by adrenal fatigue)...Low glycemic or complete avoidance of even slight amount of sugar?

Which diet is best of for reactive hypoglycemia(caused by adrenal fatigue)...Low glycemic or complete avoidance of even slight amount of sugar?

Check out these: Links.Take care! http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/reactive-hypoglycemia/an00934. http://www.uwhealth.org/healthfacts/b_extranet_health_information-flexmember-show_public_hffy_1126666189633.html.

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Is there a polyglandular failure syndrome that could cause partial ai and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb. Intol., bradycardia, & gastro dysfunction (sibo, etc.)? Any clinic to suggest?

Is there a polyglandular failure syndrome that could cause partial ai and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb. Intol., bradycardia, & gastro dysfunction (sibo, etc.)?   Any clinic to suggest?

Autoimmune disorder: There is a polyglandular autoimmune disorder can involve adrenal, ovaries, and thyroid referred to as aps syndromes. Bradycardia can relate to hypothyroidism. One form of this disorder can be associated with celiac disease and gastritis. An endocrinologist would be best person to determine if you have autoimmune process. ...Read more

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Is there a polyglandular syndrome that could cause partial adrenal failure and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb intol, bradycardia, and gastro swelling (sibo, etc.)? Rec'd specialty clinic?

Is there a polyglandular syndrome that could cause partial adrenal failure and multi-wk episodes of ovarian failure, carb intol, bradycardia, and gastro swelling (sibo, etc.)?   Rec'd specialty clinic?

Needs evaluation.: From the data you've provided, it would be advisable for you to see an endocrinologist and a cardiologist for starters. That would enable a clarification of the endocrine and cardiopulmonary issues. Then, if there is a lingering question concerning the rheumatologic tests you've had, a rheumatologist could clarify these. You deserve to have a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there a reason for why IgG levels improved with treatment of diarrhea with rotating antibiotics, history of uc, epi, j-pouch?

Is there a reason for why IgG levels improved with treatment of diarrhea with rotating antibiotics, history of uc, epi, j-pouch?

Protein lost: Chronic diarrhea, especially when it associates with inflammatory bowel disease can cause protein lost from your gut. It is called protein losing enteropathy. Losing protein may include losing igg. When diarrhea or your uc is treated properly, there is less protein lost from your gut, thus improving igg level. ...Read more

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Is there relation between inflammation of one tonsil and any type of cancer (myloma etc) ?

more info is needed: Unilateral enlargement or inflammation of one tonsil needs to be evaluated by a throat specialist--ent. Do not take any chances. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the main specific symptom of colon cancer? Im 23 and have a lack of appetite but no other blood or other symptoms and no family history

What are the main specific symptom of colon cancer? Im 23 and have a lack of appetite but no other blood or other symptoms and no family history

Phobic anxiety? : Why are you thinking of cancer? Do you worry you have cancer in other areas of your body? You may have a phobic anxiety disorder. Please check with your doctor for further elucidation of fear and possible treatment. ...Read more

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What are the other causes of peripheral neuropathy if there is no history or diagnosis of diabetes or alcohol abuse?

What are the other causes of peripheral neuropathy if there is no history or diagnosis of diabetes or alcohol abuse?

Many: Many causes of peripheral neuropathy: peter dyck wrote a 2-volume textbook (2992 pages). Common causes: diabetes, thyroid conditions, others hormonal conditions, toxins (alcohol, insecticides, chemotherapy, lead, arsenic, agent orange, others), rheumatoid, lupus, vitamin deficiencies, copd, peripheral vascular conditions, & infections/immune conditions. In 30% of people, no cause can be found. ...Read more

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Is there a connection with palpitations & hiatus hernia & ibs? Or is there any stomach disorders that can causes palpitations in general?

Is there a connection with palpitations & hiatus hernia & ibs? Or is there any stomach disorders that can causes palpitations in general?

HH emphasizes: When hh is up in chest, it can make irregular heartbeat more noticeable / feel-able, but I am not aware that it is otherwise linked or causes them. ...Read more

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What are some of the risks associated with post acinar cell tumour of pancreas?

What are some of the risks associated with post acinar cell tumour of pancreas?

See below: Pancreatic acinar cell tumors are very rare. If found early, surgery should be performed in an attempt to cure it. If it is an advanced tumor, of if it comes back after surgical removal, this type of cancer can be fatal. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between previous exposure to epstein barr(moderate case of mono age 18) and subsequent development of auto immune problems?

Is there a connection between previous exposure to epstein barr(moderate case of mono age 18) and subsequent development of auto immune problems?

Likely: Multiple sclerosis (ms) and systemic lupus erythematosus (sle) are both chronic autoimmune diseases with unknown etiology. To date, ebv is the most closely implicated infectious agent to be associated with both ms and sle. Epidemiological findings show a strong correlation between ebv infection and the risk of developing these diseases. http://www.futuremedicine.com/doi/abs/10.2217/fvl.12.136. ...Read more

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What are the risks associated with a 2nd surgery for a moderate multinodular goiter?

What are the risks associated with a 2nd surgery for a moderate multinodular goiter?

Risk of redo surgery: Second surgery or redo surgery carries increased risk because your surgeon is going through scarred tissue instead of normal anatomy. Typically the surgeon goes slower and small structures like nerves and parathyroid glands are a bit more difficult to identify. Risk depends on the first surgery. If you had one side/lobe removed and now need the other side removed, redo risk does not apply. ...Read more

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Had 1 episode of idiopathic mild acute pancreatitis at age 29. No family history of pancreatitis. Chance of hereditary pancreatitis high?

Had 1 episode of idiopathic mild acute pancreatitis at age 29. No family history of pancreatitis. Chance of hereditary pancreatitis high?

Hereditary: You could get a genetic study to see if you have the gene present in people with hereditary pancreatitis. If you have family members with idiopathic pancreatitis flareups then you probably don't need to go through genetic testing and just continue to abstain from alcohol. ...Read more