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See below: Both Bartter and Gitelman syndrome has an impairment in one of the transporters involved in sodium chloride reabsorption in the loop of Henle and distal tubule, respectively. Therefore, low urine concentrating ability and normal or high urine calcium excretion is noted only in Bartter syndrome. ...Read more
Can untreated gitelman syndrome (diagnosing now) cause a false positive on a VIP, 5hiaa & chromogranin test? 1 positive, 3 negatives for each.
Not usually.: Gitelman's syndrome itself is not characterized by high blood pressure. Closely related syndromes may be associated but not this one. So people with Gitelman's syndrome may get hypertension, like any other person, but their chance of doing so is not increased because of having this genetic defect. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gitelman_syndrome ...Read more
Is it possible to have a mild case of gitelman syndrome and only have low blood potassium occasionally and never magnesium? Urinary also fluctuating,
YES: As with any autosomal recessive disease the "penetrance" may vary and different "degrees" of the syndrome noted! Hope this helps! Good luck! Dr Z ...Read more
Could I have gitelman syndrome and not know? Fluctuating blood potassium levels, numbness, warm sensation, irreg. heartbeat, weakness, fatigue, dizzy
More workup needed : Gitelman is much more than just potassium levels, and they don't "fluctuate." You also don't really find any symptoms you can feel. It's quite rare, and the likelihood of you having it is extremely low. The presence of magnesium wasting is also part of the diagnosis. Your symptoms are likely something else like anxiety or a psychosomatic disorder and can be evaluated by a primary care doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Paplitations chest pain shortness of breate cold sweats gitelmans syndrome but this a new syptom for the last 6 weeks what to do?
See your doc: Suggest to see your doctor asap. You need to be thoroughly checked. ...Read more
I saw a nephrologist and after reviewing a complete metabolic panel and random urinalysis including plasma renin, serum aldosterone, cortisol and urine sodium, potassium, and calcium ...He diagnosis me with gitelman's syndrome. He says i'm only wasting po
Can anything else cause renal wasting of potassium and magnesium besides gitelman & bartters syndrome?
Being diagnosed with Gitelman or Bartters syndrome? Should find out today. Already on Mag64 , K 20meq, would they add any other supplements??
Possibly: They may also add a potassium-sparing diuretic to your regime depending on how well your potassium is staying up with your current supplementation. ...Read more
Kundalini: The kundalini syndrome has been reported in people with near-death experiences or with some types of yoga & meditation. The main sx is a feeling of energy or heat at the spine. It can also include severe headaches, sense of energy or heat in the hands, ecstasy, body tremor or vibration, sense of heat or cold moving through the body, sensing inner lights as well as other tactile experiences. ...Read more
Extra Y chromosome: About one man in 1000 has an extra Y chromosome and it's likely to be discovered only if there's some investigation because of some problem such as autism. This has given rise to the myth that autism, criminal behavior and so forth are more common in such men. They average taller and tend to get worse acne. The "criminal" claims haven't held up to real science. ...Read more
Highly variable: This is fairly common and quite variable clinically depending on the extent of the deletion. DiGeorge and velocardialfacial syndrome patients may have deletions here. There's a good review at http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/22q112-deletion-syndrome ...Read more
SJS: A very serious skin reaction with very high morbidity and poor prognosis. Drugs are the most common cause, but viral infections (including hiv) have also been implicated. If there is even the slightest concern for sjs, you need to seek immediate dermatologic evaluation as this is a medical emergency. This is in the same family as erythema multiforme and toxic epidermal necrolysis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer