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What is lipoid disorder?

What is lipoid disorder?

Fat metabolic proble: Lipoid disorder is a generic term describing a range of fat metabolic disorders. The most common today would be cholesterol metabolism disorder but lipoid disorder may involve other fat molecules different from cholesterol. Some lipoid disorders have genetic nature and are manifested early after birth. ...Read more

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What is lipoid disorders & why would a doctor recommended that screening for?

What is lipoid disorders & why would a doctor recommended that screening for?

Lipoid disorders: are abnormalities of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Abnormalities of these substances have been implicated as a cause of cardiovascular disease including heart attack and stroke. Screening for persons under 40 should be done once and if abnormal followed, or treated aggressively if above a certain level. More likely if you have a family history. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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How much time does it take to develop lipoid pneumonia?

How much time does it take to develop lipoid pneumonia?

Chronic aspiration: Lipoid pneumonia results from chronic aspiration of lipids, inked to the use of mineral oil as a laxative in elderly, newborns and mentally challenged at risk of aspiration.Also vegetable oils , nasal drops, mouth spray, and oral lubricant.Rare form of non resolving pulmonary infiltrate, exogenous lipoid pneumonia is a great mimicker.Often mistaken for bacterial pneumonia or cancer. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get lipid/lipoid pneumonia when putting vaseline in the nose?

Is it possible to get lipid/lipoid pneumonia when putting vaseline in the nose?

Very unlikely: Extremely unlikely as vaseline is thick and would not be easily aspirated. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is a facial injury or disorder?

What sort of disorder is a facial injury or disorder?

Facial injury/disord: A variety of facial disorders can exist and range from congenital to acquired (vascular, infectious, autoimmune, metabolic, inflammatory, neoplastic, degenerative, environmental, idiopathic). Treatment is based on determining the etiology. ...Read more

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I think I have a disorder and I need help?

I think I have a disorder and I need help?

Recommend...: finding and establishing a doctor. Of course, in crisis or life threatening situation call 911 and go to the emergency department. Otherwise establish with a doctor after due diligence in researching to find out if that doctor is right for you. ...Read more

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How can I treat add (only the attention-bit of this disorder)? Any meds or what?

How can I treat add (only the attention-bit of this disorder)? Any meds or what?

Meds: You can treat it by stimulant such as vyvanse, adderall, and focalin, or non stimulant such as strattera. You can go to a quite place with few distraction whe. Your trying to focus. Get a planner to help you organize. ...Read more

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Is there a disorder that raises yourcholesterol?

Is there a disorder that raises yourcholesterol?

Yes: High cholesterol can be genetic, secondary to thyroid disease or other illnesses, and can be aggravated by certain medications. Equally important is diet. Regardless of the cause, it can cause premature heart disease. You should exercise, eat a heart healthy diet, and stop smoking. It could save your life. ...Read more

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Are there any physical disorders or diseases where it's highly recommended to get a massage everyday?

Are there any physical disorders or diseases where it's highly recommended to get a massage everyday?

Daily, No: Some rehab programs may utilize massage in their injury treatment program 2-3 times a week. Sometimes in late pregnancy, a weekly massage. Pro/highly competitive athletes may have weekly massages during their "season" or ramping up to their main event and then one after their competition. However, for most of us, once a month is usually sufficient. ...Read more

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How long to people diagnosed with benson's disorder generally live and in what condition? About how many people are believed to have been diagnosed?

How long to people diagnosed with benson's disorder generally live and in what condition? About how many people are believed to have been diagnosed?

Few yrs, rare: Benson's syndrome (also posterior-back brain-cortical atrophy) is a rare neurodegenerative disorder start in vision cnter with inability to recognize familiar objects or people. It is a syndrome, because it can be part of another disease, such as alzheimers or jacob-creutzfeld). Mild to severe, 1 to >10 yrs, stable for yrs or progressive disability. First 2 yrs at specialized center is crucial. ...Read more

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