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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Inherited Metabolic Disorders In Fetus (Overview)

Inherited metabolic disorders in fetuses are caused by genetic mutations that cause the fetus to have abnormal metabolism, the process of making cellular energy and materials. These conditions can cause a range of severity in disease, but often involve difficulties growing and can sometimes cause miscarriage.


Dr. Bernard Seif
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Inherited Metabolic Disorders In Fetus (Overview)

Inherited metabolic disorders in fetuses are caused by genetic mutations that cause the fetus to have abnormal metabolism, the process of making cellular energy and materials. These conditions can cause a range of severity in disease, but often involve difficulties growing and can sometimes cause miscarriage.


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What types of inherited metabolic disorders?

What types of inherited metabolic disorders?

Many types: Metabolic syndrome is insidious. Many features of disease are initially asymptomatic. High blood pressure in early stages is not perceived. Cholesterol issues are asymptomatic unless present for some time. Women may have symptoms of irregular menses, or increased facial hair, but may think this not too abnormal. If you have increasing weight, most on the gut, get checked out by your pcp. ...Read more

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How will inherited metabolic disorders affect other parts of my body?

How will inherited metabolic disorders affect other parts of my body?

Unclear question,: But the general idea is that the body is interconnected by chemical messengers (factors) that travel in the blood between body parts and different organs e.g. Hormones, enzymes, interleukins, antibodies etc. Each of these has numerous subtypes. A whole heck of wrong could take place in these factos that travel among organs producing derangement. Note organs depend on each other in a way or another. ...Read more

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Are there good natural treatments for inherited metabolic disorders?

Too vague: There are many different kinds of inherited metabolic disorders, so unfortunately, it can't be answered. Generally though, there are no natural treatments. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of different treatments for inherited metabolic disorders?

Depends: Pros and cons of the treatment will depend on the specific metabolic disorder. There is no generalized treatment for all inherited metabolic disorders. ...Read more

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What is the result of neonatal screen positive in inherited metabolic disorders?

What is the result of neonatal screen positive in inherited metabolic disorders?

Depends: A screening test is a relatively simple & inexpensive test designed to narrow down the number of patients brought in for the more expensive specific tests. For every 10, 000 screened, 100 may show positive & secondary tests will show 2--3 with a real problem. The screen eliminated 99% that didn't need a specific test.The state notifies me of + screens & we get the tests.If a real pbm, rx is atarted. ...Read more

Dr. Anna-Kaisa Niemi
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Inherited Metabolic Disorders (Definition)

Inherited metabolic disorders are caused by genetic mutations that cause abnormal metabolism, the process of making cellular energy or other necessary materials. These conditions can cause a range of severity in disease, but ...Read more


Dr. William Singer
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Galactose Restriction (Definition)

Milk and milk products contain the sugar galactose. For babies who cannot tolerate galactose, this means avoiding breast milk and typical milk-based formulas. They can take some lactose-free formulas, including soy formulas ...Read more