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Medicine For Inherited Metabolic Disorders In Fetus
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
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
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
Inherited metabolism: There are a huge variety of potential inherited metabolic disorders. Something could go wrong with just about every chemical reaction in your body. So there is no way to describe a treatment unless you can identify the specific chemical reaction that is being affected. ...Read more
The state does: In the US, each state screens different metabolic disorders... most will screen for the most common ones like PKU. Testing is done at the state lab and abnormal results are communicated to the primary doctor and in some states to the expert panel. ...Read more
Yes: Thyroid problems directly affect metabolism.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yellow teeth: I would start by consulting your own dentist and venture a guess that the source of your yellow teeth, while possible, is not related to any metabolic disorders. Having said that, see the following website to answer your question: http://dentalresource. Org/topic53stainedteeth. Html. ...Read more
Please repost: Please specify what kind of nystagmus you're referring to: horizontal, vertical, rotatory, downbeat, physiological, etc. Also please state what you mean by "metabolic disorders, " and whether you have looked up the "differential diagnosis" of nystagmus on your own. Finally, it would help if you stated why you are seeking the information. ...Read more
Does genetic/ chrosome testing detect metabolic disorders? How early are serious metabolic disorders usually detected? Usually by age 2?
What kinds of doctors treat metabolic disorders (glutamate metabolism, nitrogen metabolism, methylation disorders)?
What congenital or metabolic disorders may be responsible for hyperhidrosis and hypoplastc breasts (hypomastia/tuberous breasts)?
Seek Medical Advice: There is no conclusive information about exactly why some women do not develop breast tissue. A possible genetic component has been suggested. Regardless, you need to seek consultation with an endocrinologist. ...Read more
No: No, mitochondrial diseases related to certain internal cellular issues and their discombobulation's. Metabolic diseases include for the most part diabetes, obesity, Dysmetabolic syndrome, which are a separate type of disease process than internal internal cellular constituents such as mitochondria ...Read more
Nope: Not as an isolated symptom, no. Has your child had the Baylor screen? This screens for many metabolic and other disorders, I have been using it in my practice for many years for families that would like expanded newborn screening. http://www. Baylorhealth. Edu/Research/InstitutesCenters/IMD/ClinicalTests/SupplementalNewbornScreening/Pages/default. Aspx ...Read more
Several disorders: Epilepsy (recurring seizures) can occur in several different types of inherited biochemical diseases, including organic acidemias, urea cycle disorders, fatty acid oxidation defects, and biotinidase deficiency. Temporal lobe seizures, often with sensory or auditory hallucinations, are usually not metabolic but may run in a family which is passing a genetic mutation from one generation to the next. ...Read more
Apart from hypothyroidism, insulin resistance and cortisol issues, what other metabolic disorders inhibit weight loss?
How does metabolic influences of mitochondria processing of simple sugars during pregnancy effect the development of the corpus callosum in a fetus?
Fetal development: Truth to say, we don't really know what effects the development of the corpus callosum in the fetus. We do know that about 10% of adults do not have a corpus callosum and are essentially normal. Partial absence of the corpus callosum is abnormal and associated with mental retardation. ...Read more
Do anti-psychotics cause changes in insulin resistance, diabetes, or other metabolic disorders when they have been discontinued?
If you have metabolic liver disease. Do not drink or use drugs and lose weight can u live fir years. Diagnosed at 31. Thanks?
Metabolic liver dz: There are many metabolic liver diseases. If you are referring to the metabolic syndrome, including fatty liver, then your best treatment is to lose weight and avoid things that are toxic to the liver, such as alcohol. Many people live long lives with this, but metabolic syndrome can be a risk factor for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Lose weight! Good luck. ...Read more
I have Crohn's disease and I am pregnant. I take medicines: vegas od 1.2g, razo 20 and omnacortil 30 on daily basis. Are these harmful to foetus?
Generic names: It would be helpful if you list the active ingredients in the medications mentioned, as the brand names are different in the us than they are in india. ...Read more
I have Crohn's disease. I am pregnant. I take medicines containing active ingredients namely: mesalamine and prednisaolone. Are they harmful to foetus?
Nope, they are safe.: You should continue both medications and seek gastroenterology and maternal-fetal medicine care asap. They are both safe for the fetus, although chronic steroid use increases your chances for osteoporosis, diabetes mellitus, hypertension and gastritis. If you we're in remission of your crohn's disease for 6 months before conception you should expect smooth sailing until delivery. Take folic acid! ...Read more