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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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Is there such a thing as a chronic nightmare disorder?

Is there such a thing as a chronic nightmare disorder?

Technically, no.: It's most likely what people call night terrors, or it's flash backs to traumas that appear in ptsd poeple's dreams as if occuring again. There is no official diagnosis of chronic nightmare disorder just night terror disorder - chronic nightmares causing awakening in the middle of the night with no memory of doing so. Commonly "flash backs" are understood as ptsd memories come back to life again. ...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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