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IS GILBERT SYNDROME HARMFUL?

IS GILBERT SYNDROME HARMFUL?

No: The worst that will happen to you is mild jaundice, which will occur periodically. it may decrease your risk of heart disease though. Overall, it might be a good thing. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is gilberts syndrome?

What is gilberts syndrome?

High bilirubin: Gilbert's non-disease affects a few percent of folks. The liver doesn't process bilirubin quite so well as other folks, and the serum bilirubin runs high. It increases more if you miss a few meals. It's nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Hows patau syndrome inherited?

Hows patau syndrome inherited?

Not inherited: Patau syndrome, or trisomy 13, is not inherited, in that a baby does not "get it" from either parent. It is usually caused when the egg does not divide properly at the time of fertilization. This accident causes a baby to get an extra number 13 chromosome in every one of its cells. Trisomy 13 is rare, but a very serious condition. Most babies with it die before birth or shortly after birth. ...Read more

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Is nephrotic syndrome hereditary?

Is nephrotic syndrome hereditary?

See below: Some causes of nephrotic syndrome are due to herediary causes, eg one of the causes of fsgs also called focal and segmentalglomerulosclerosis. ...Read more

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Is goldenhar syndrome heritable?

Is goldenhar syndrome heritable?

It is a genetic synd: It is a genetic syndrome. There's a bout a 3% chance the child will pass it on and less than a 1% chance it would occur in a sibling of this child of same parents. ...Read more

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Is frey's syndrome familial?

Is frey's syndrome familial?

No: Frey's syndrome is also called auriculotemporal nerve syndrome. This occurs after damage to this nerve in the face from trauma (birth trauma, gun shot, surgery, etc) and as the nerve "regrows" it goes to the surface rather than to the salivary gland. When a person eats something and salivates, the develop a red, non-itchy rash along the face where the nerve is. It's not familial. ...Read more

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What are frey syndrome, horner's syndrome and shy-drager syndrome?

What are frey syndrome, horner's syndrome and shy-drager syndrome?

What do they have in: They all have abnormalities of autonomics and other nervous sytem problems. ...Read more

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What is antiphospolipid syndrome (hughes syndrome)?

What is antiphospolipid syndrome (hughes syndrome)?

Antiphospholipids: An autoimune disorder characterized by antibodies to certain phopholipids that predisposes to clotting problmes and pregnancy complications. A certain percentage will develop into systemic lupus. ...Read more

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Is prader willi syndrome hereditary?

Is prader willi syndrome hereditary?

Not typically: Prader willi is most commonly a random genetic abnormality that occurs early in development of fetus. There is usually no history of the disease in the family. ...Read more

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Is gilberts disease inherited?

Is gilberts disease inherited?

It is ...: Gilbert's is the most common hereditary liver disease. ...Read more

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What's reye syndrome?

What's reye syndrome?

Acute liver failure: Recognized in the early 60's this pattern of acute liver failure/coma & death often struck kids recovering from the flu or chickenpox. After improving they went through a rapid decline in aleartness & were found to have liver failure.An association with Aspirin products led to almost total elimination it it's use in kids<16yo. It is now rarely if ever seen even at the largest children's hospitals. ...Read more

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What's patau syndrome?

What's patau syndrome?

Lethal Trisomy 13.: Patau syndrome refers to a perinatally lethal condition that results from an extra chromosome 13. It usually features holoprosencephaly microcephaly cyclopia proboscis midline facial clefting heart defects omphalocele poor growth clenched fists polyhydramnios kidney anomalies and single umbilical artery. Prompt pregnancy termination should be undertaken upon prenatal diagnosis if <24 weeks. ...Read more

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Whats patau syndrome?

Whats patau syndrome?

What is it.: Patau's syndrome is the presence of various dysmorphic features in a child a set of three chromosomes 13. This is called trisomy, in this case, trisomy 13. ...Read more

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Is munchausen syndrome hereditary?

nature and nurture: Like most mental health conditions, munchausen's is most likely a complex interplay between the genome and developmental/ socioemotional influences. ...Read more

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What is smith lemli opitz syndrome?

What is smith lemli opitz syndrome?

Inherited Condition: 1 / 20, 000- 60, 000 newborns are born w/ this condition which can cause malformations of heart, lungs, kidneys, gut & genitalia. Affected babies often have small head size, fused second & third toes &sometimes extra fingers and toes. There can be learning and behavior problems from mild to approaching autism in severity. Infants may grow more slowly, have weaker muscle tone, & have feeding issues. ...Read more

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Is Down syndrome inherited?

Is Down syndrome inherited?

Not usually: The only way to inherit down syndrome is if one parent has down syndrome and passes 2 copies of chromosome 21. Few people with ds reproduce, so that is not usually a factor. ...Read more

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Is paraneoplastic syndrome genetic?

Is paraneoplastic syndrome genetic?

No: There is no genetic relationship to the development of a paraneoplastic syndrome. ...Read more

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Normal lipids, fasting bilirubin 1.5 Nonfasting bilirubin 1. Do I have Gilbert's syndrome?

This appears to: be your question from yesterday (one of a number). Please remember that if one doctor provides a response, that it will not prevent other doctors from seeing your question and responding. In other words, duplication will not benefit you. ...Read more

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What is prader willi syndrome?

A genetic disorder: Usually from a deletion of a gene on the chromosome 15 inherited from the father, it can also come from having both chr 15's from the mother or both acting as if they came from mother. Infants have low muscle tone & trouble gaining weight; food craving & weight gain start about 18 mos. They have congenital anomalies, intellectual disability, compulsive behavior, & medical problems due to obesity. ...Read more

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What is gilberts syndrome?

High bilirubin: Gilbert's non-disease affects a few percent of folks. The liver doesn't process bilirubin quite so well as other folks, and the serum bilirubin runs high. It increases more if you miss a few meals. It's nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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IS GILBERT SYNDROME HARMFUL?

No: The worst that will happen to you is mild jaundice, which will occur periodically. it may decrease your risk of heart disease though. Overall, it might be a good thing. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is gilberts disease inherited?

It is ...: Gilbert's is the most common hereditary liver disease. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about gilberts disease?

Can you tell me about gilberts disease?

Common, mild: This is a minor defect in processing bilirubin, so that your indirect / unconjugated bilirubin tends to run high especially if you miss a few meals. It's not a threat to your well-being and a few percent of otherwise-healthy folks have it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the dangers and risks of Gilberts disease.

Med side effects: Gilbert's syndrome or disease is not directly of any danger to you. However, you may be more susceptible to side effects from certain medications, so make sure anyone prescribing you medication knows you have Gilbert's syndrome. Also, there is a risk of assuming that the associated jaundice is due to the Gilbert's when it might be something else. ...Read more

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What would be signs that you have gilberts sysdrome?

What would be signs that you have gilberts sysdrome?

Not many.: Most of the gilbert syndrome patients do not have any signs or symptoms. Mild unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia (high bilrubin- jaundice pigment) is usually noted during "routine" blood tests. Nelson's text book of pediatrics lists mild abdominal pain as a possible symptom. An association with pyloric stenosis and gilbert syndrome is also described (wyllie and hyams' text book pediatric GI disease). ...Read more

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I have gilbert syndrome my bl is8.5 what you suggest for me?

I have gilbert syndrome my bl is8.5 what you suggest for me?

Do nothing: I'm going to assume this is gilbert's and that you do not also have ongoing hemolysis; your physician can tell. The best thing to do for gilbert's is nothing. Phenobarbital will lower the lab, doing you no good and making you chronically tired. A few people with a relatively more rough gilbert's allele do have some troubles; a gastroenterologist knows how to help. ...Read more

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Since im having gilberts syndrome do I need to follow any diet?

Since im having gilberts syndrome do I need to follow any diet?

No: Gilbert syndrome is a benign liver disorder and requires no treatment or specific diet. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the main clinical features of gilbert syndrome?

There are none: Gilbert's (zheel-bear's) is a mild metabolic kink that produces slightly elevated indirect bilirubin, especially if you miss a few meals. The jaundice might be noticeable to someone with a good eye. The worst part of the "disease" is getting diagnosed and believing you are actually sick. It's extremely common, with a few % of your friends being affected. ...Read more

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My friend has been diagnosed as having 'gilberts syndrome'.Please can you tell me more about this condition.

My friend has been diagnosed as having 'gilberts syndrome'.Please can you tell me more about this condition.

Gilberts Syndrome: Gilbert syndrome is an inherited syndrome which is benign. The unconjugated portion of bilirubin is slightly elevated while the other liver enzymes are normal, one symptom it causes dry mouth. ...Read more

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Can gilbert syndrome return after 6 months ? I had gilbert syndrome last year in august and now I doubt I am having it again

Yes, lifetime: Gilbert's Syndrome is caused by an abnormal gene that you inherit from your parents. The gene controls an enzyme that helps break down bilirubin in your liver. G.S is a mild nonhemolytic unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia defined by bilirubin levels less than 6. Inherited disorder with decreased levels of the enzyme uridine diphosphoglucoronate glucuronosyltransferase (UDPGT) Common, mild jaundice. ...Read more

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Can regular uv exposure help manage my gilberts syndrome?

Can regular uv exposure help manage my gilberts syndrome?

Don't think so...: The phototherapy for newborns with jaundice is not ultraviolet light, but a particular wavelength of blue light (420-470nm). Uv light is used for treating some patients with psoriasis. The very mild jaundice in gilbert's syndrome does not need treatment. ...Read more

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I have gilberts syndrome. Now my sgpt level is 167. Why?

I have gilberts syndrome.  Now my sgpt level is 167. Why?

Something else: Gilbert's doesn't do that. This may be something as simple as having gone for a long run while you're out of shape, or as worrisome as hemochromatosis, wilson's, viral hepatitis, autoimmune hepatitis, or a medication allergy. The most common cause of elevated liver enzymes in today's world is probably lack of exercise, but there are things to rule out first. Stay proactive and best wishes. ...Read more

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Bilirubin level of 80 to 110 due to gilbert syndrome is dangerous or otherwise. Thanks ?

Safe: The only danger in "gilbert's" is that someone will misunderstand / overdiagnose / overtreat. Very rarely, gilbert's people run into trouble with a few medications; your physician will be aware of this. It should be called "gilbert's non-disease". ...Read more

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What is gilbert syndrome and do I have to take some sort of precaution with my diet? What causes this syndrome?

What is gilbert syndrome and do I have to take some sort of precaution with my diet? What causes this syndrome?

No worries: Gilbert's syndrome is a benign liver condition causing a mild elevation in your bilirubin level on lab testing. Sometimes when you become ill the bilirubin can get high enough to get you a little jaudiced (yellow skin/eyes) this will resolve after the illness passes and is no indication of liver damage. There are no dietary precautions to take with this condition. ...Read more

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I've just found out I have gilbert syndrome is this anything to worry about and could it lead to any life threatening illnesses?

No.: This is a completely benign condition, usually discovered while looking for something else like hepatitis. Gilbert syndrome produces higher than usual bilirubin levels, and sometimes jaundice, without any liver damage or any other adverse effects whatsoever. ...Read more

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I have gilbert syndrome with nash. Is it advisable to take a drink a day.

I have gilbert syndrome with nash. Is it advisable  to take a drink a day.

No.: Gilbert's really doesn't cause any problems. You are just more prone to looking jaundiced, which is for the most part a cosmetic problem. But nash means that your liver is in distress, due to fat and not to alcohol. But it doesn't matter what the cause is. Your liver is not happy, and any amount of alcohol will make it worse. So even though your liver problem is not due to alcohol, don't drink. ...Read more

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Can gilberts syndrome elevate your ammonia levels my level was 72 normal is 11-32?

Not typically: But I have found the ammonia levels in most commercial labs to be not that accurate. You may want to just recheck it. ...Read more

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Is their something characteristic for gilbert syndrome , is their any relationship with fasting?

Is their something characteristic for gilbert syndrome , is their any relationship with fasting?

Gilbert's syndrome: Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gilberts-syndrome/ds00743 for basic info re glibert's syndrome, a collection of genetic mutations. You might be able to bring on characteristic jaundice w/fasting if your liver can't handle the bilirubin. Otherwise, there's really no harm from this very common condition. ...Read more

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