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Symptoms of newborn lactose intolerance?

Symptoms of newborn lactose intolerance?

Not in newborn: Lactase which digests lactose or milk sugar essentially always present in newborns and levels only decrease in toddlers at age children would usually be weaned. It is lack of lactase that causes lactose intolerance. About 2-3% of infants are milk allergic so this is a more likely cause of reactions to cow milk. Switch to soy based formula and consult an allergist. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Galactosemia (Definition)

It is a rare genetic metabolic disorder that affects an individual's ability to metabolize the sugar galactose properly. If it is a newborn he cannot be on breast milk of cow's milk based formula, he should be switched to soy formula and ...Read more


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What eating habits causes aggression and agitation in autistic kids?

What eating habits causes aggression and agitation in autistic kids?

Varied : Some children, with or without autism, react poorly to artificial colors, dyes, sweeteners and preservatives. These and certain foods can be found on the feingold diet. Other children seem have negative responses to dairy and/or wheat proteins and others do not do well if their sugars fluctuate. Speak with your provider and visit some of the websites for autism to get more information. ...Read more

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Hi,I have petit mal.does atypical absences seizures causes learning difficulties.

Hi,I have petit mal.does atypical absences seizures causes learning difficulties.

Yes: Having frequent absence seizures can interfere with being aware of what is being taught and interfere with learning ...Read more

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Can being lactose intolerant cause seizures, vomiting, & diarrhea?

Can being lactose intolerant cause seizures, vomiting, & diarrhea?

No: Lactose intolerance generally causes some gassiness, some bloating in the tummy, and some loose stools. Sometimes there is also constipation. If there are recurrent or serious seizures, a person likely has something worse than just being lactose intolerant. Lactose is not necessary, meaning a person can find plenty of foods or drinks that do not contain lactose. ...Read more

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Can prednisone cause extreme spurts of anger and/or irritability?

Can prednisone cause extreme spurts of anger and/or irritability?

Common Side Effects: of prednisone include: changes in mood irritability aggression agitation anxiety mental depression nervousness discoordination trouble thinking, speaking, or walking In rare cases, prednisone can cause hallucinations and psychosis. ...Read more

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Can being lactose intolerant cause anxiety?

Can being lactose intolerant cause anxiety?

Not that we know of: There are no known connections between lactose intolerance and anxiety. However, you should make sure that your symptoms are actually due to lactose intolerance and not related to "irritable bowel syndrome." ibs is an anxiety-related condition that causes abdominal symptoms. The symptoms never wake people up at night, which is a diagnostic clue. ...Read more

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Can sugar cause moodiness/distress/irritability?

Can sugar cause moodiness/distress/irritability?

See below: Sugar has been studied for all types of behavioral problems, hyperactivity, etc. And no correlation has been established. ...Read more

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Can magnesium deficiency cause low energy, mood swings? Insulin resis..metformin 1000mg.

Can magnesium deficiency cause low energy, mood swings? Insulin resis..metformin 1000mg.

Yes.: It may cause low energy and irritability but It is very unlikely. You can try taking a supplement which contains Magnesium and see if it changes things. It does not cause insulin resistance. ...Read more

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Is diabetes associated with milk cravings?

Is diabetes associated with milk cravings?

No: That is not a symptom of diabetes. Diabetes does, however, often cause increase in urination and thirst -- but not specific desire for milk. For more information go to diabetes.Org. ...Read more

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Can iatrogenic amphetamine psychosis and bipolar disorder cause deviant sexual behavior?

Can iatrogenic amphetamine psychosis and bipolar disorder cause deviant sexual behavior?

Yes: Amphetamines can mimic mania, and both amphetamine use and mania can provoke hypersexual activity. "deviant" is here a difficult word to understand--whether you mean it colloquially or in an older sense referring to abnormal (now called "paraphilic"). But in general, impulses of many kinds--sexual, aggressive, risky--that one might not want to act on can be disinhibited and exaggerated by both. ...Read more

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Can lithium deficiency lead to mood disorder i.E. Mania ?

Can lithium deficiency  lead to mood disorder i.E. Mania ?

Unconfirmed: Human diseases possibly related to deficient lithium intake have not been well studied. Still, lithium is probably an essential nutrient present in foods and water supply. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11838882 there is no direct relationship between "low" lithium and mania -- yet it's true that lithium is an established mood stabilizer in bipolar disorder & has antidepressant action too. ...Read more

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What illness causes moodiness and irritability?

What illness causes moodiness and irritability?

Any of them!: Just about all illnesses can make someone irritable. ...Read more

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Short temper/mood swings, frequent urination as a result of unquenchable thirst, fatigue, irritability?

Best to see doctor: You could have diabetes insipidus and it could be central in origin. It is best that you see your doctor for evaluation, look at your blood and urine osmolality, and some tests and even look at the brain if needed. I had one with same symptoms and had intracranial process which when treated did very well, and is normal now for the past 10 years or so with no problems. ...Read more

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Are pediatric and adult-onset cyclic vomiting syndrome (cvs) different conditions?

Possibly: Cvs in children has much more study behind it than in adults, and therefore, less information to draw from. Recent studies suggest that many of the characteristics of cvs are independent of age. As the cause is still unknown, treatment consists of mainly managing the symptoms. As with all conditions, seek the advice of your physician and internal medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Can 3 episodes of serotonin syndrome cause dementia years later?

Can 3 episodes of serotonin syndrome cause dementia years later?

Great Question : Serotonin syndrome is an acute toxicity due to medications which enhance serotonin in the brain. The treatment is supportive and requires stopping the offending drugs. I have not seen anything in the medical literature linking this syndrome with the development of dementia. Usually the syndrome resolves with appropriate treatment resulting in a favorable prognosis. ...Read more

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Can being lactose intolerant cause periferal neuropathy?

Can being lactose intolerant cause periferal neuropathy?

Possibly: Lactose intolerance can lead to decrease absorption in certain proteins and calcium then increasing your risk for gastritis. You are then placed on Omeprazole maybe in part for this reason. The Omeprazole can decrease the absorption of iron and magnesium. Chronic inflammation of the stomach decreases the body'y ability to absorb b12. This definitely can give a peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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Can lack of oxygen at birth cause a mental illness such as borderline personality disorder?

Can lack of oxygen at birth cause a mental illness such as borderline personality disorder?

No. Not BPD: No. There have been no study to date showing any correlation between lack of oxygen at birth and bpd. Developmental delays and some progressive developmental disorders, on the other hand, have had some data. ...Read more

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Can shaken baby syndrome reflect underlying emotional problems in the parents?

Can shaken baby syndrome reflect underlying emotional problems in the parents?

Anger management: The degree of shaking necessary to damage a baby is quite severe and must occur repeatedly to be really damaging. Most new parents can be angry with the baby, but will easily diffuse the anger and avoid injury to the child. Normal play and enthusiastic handling of the baby will not produce brain damage. ...Read more

Dr. James Mirabile
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Irritability (Definition)

when you're irritable, you might become easily ...Read more