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Doctor insights on: Mcad Deficiency

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Can mcad deficiency be present in adulthood? Can i know clinically if I have this? Which are the symptoms and the treatment?

Can mcad deficiency be present in adulthood? Can i know clinically if I have this? Which are the symptoms and the treatment?

Most outgrow it: Medium chain acyl-coa dehydrogenase deficiency has been described in adults, but most children outgrow the risk of fatal hypoglycemia by the age of 8 or so. One theory of why this is is that the available pool of coenzyme a is increased as babies grow. Acylcarnitine analysis can detect this condition in adults who may have muscle pain on exertion, heart problems or low blood sugar when fasting. ...Read more

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What is lgg deficiency?

What is lgg deficiency?

IgG deficiency: I must suppose this is a misunderstanding of a capital i as a small l. Relative or absolute lack of the most common member of the immunoglobulin family. The severe form is a genetic disease and thankfully it is not common; milder variants can occur as a result of a few cancers or poor nutrition. ...Read more

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What's a factor deficiency?

What's a factor deficiency?

Clotting factor?: This typically refers to a deficiency of a clotting factor that may cause increased bleeding symptoms. ...Read more

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What does s factor deficiency mean?

What does s factor deficiency mean?

Protein S: Patients with unexplained deep vein clots are investigated for different proclotting disorders. Patients who are low in protein s are at risk for forming clots. ...Read more

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Are food cravings due to deficiencies?

Are food cravings due to deficiencies?

Pica: It depends. If you like to chew ice, it typically suggests iron deficiency. ...Read more

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Could a deficiency cause you not to grow ?

Could a deficiency cause you not to grow ?

Depends on what defi: Yes it can.Deficiency of many enzymes,hormones,iron,vitamins and others can be cause of growth retardation You have to consult a Pediatrician and find the cause of not growing ...Read more

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What diseases are caused by the deficiency of fats?

Weight loss: Weight loss, because fats have more calories/gram than any other food. There are some fat soluble vitamins like d that you might become deficient in, but it is very unlikely since you can't totally eliminate the fat from your diet no matter how hard you try -- and by the way, why are you doing it in the first place? Excess carbohydrate/protein (other two options) is not good either. ...Read more

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Would factor 13 deficiency be considered a disorder?

Would factor 13 deficiency be considered a disorder?

Yes: Factor xiii is important in proper formation of blood clots and ensuring control of bleeding. ...Read more