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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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Yes: Factor xiii is important in proper formation of blood clots and ensuring control of bleeding. ...Read more