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Msud 1 Medication
3y old smelled strongly maple syrup until age 2. She no longer does.I found out about msud and asked her dr. He said she would have other symptoms?
MSUD: MSUD is an inherited metabolic disorder that allows for build-up of certain proteins and subsequently their toxic by-products. Untreated, it leads to severe mental and physical disability and eventual death. There are several variations of the disease, one would expect symptoms of the toxin build-up (seizures, vomiting, lethargy etc) to be strongly prevalent the same time the urine smelled strongl ...Read more
1, 6, and 19: Msud is caused when a tightly clustered group of proteins [branched-chain ketoacid dehydrogenase] does not work properly. This multienzyme complex has three subunits encoded by four different genes. Three of them - on chromosomes 1, 6, and 19, have been found to have mutations that can result in msud. The msud family support group (http://www.Msud-support.Org/) has more information. ...Read more
Chromosome 19: Msud results from a defect in chromosome 19 in one if the 6 subunit genes in the bckhda complex. ...Read more
Ive had alot of pain in my lower left side, and my urine smells really sweet and its cloudy is possible this is msud? I am 26 yo male
Probably not: This disease is because of a defect in metabolism of leucine, isoleucine and valine, all present in protein. I believe that mead johnosn may be making a diet for this disease but it is a long time since i had the care of a msud patient----- a very difficult disease to treat and only diet can prevent the mental retardation that is otherwise inevitable. ...Read more
Psychotherapy that..: Goes well beyond the line "tell me how you feel about that." first, u really do need someone w/training & expertise in treatment of anxiety problems/disorders. It's vital 2understand what anxiety is, how it ticks & what specific things can help if anxiety starts interfering with ur ability 2function & w/ur ability 2form/keep relationships. Great source of info here: http://www.Anxietybc.Org. ...Read more
Control symptoms : This may be viral. Control any fever that is present. Over the counter medications that have a nasal decongestant with cough suppressant would work the best. Drink plenty of fluids and get rest. If your symptoms do not improve over the next two days, you should see a doctor. Lack of resolution of symptoms suggests a bacterial infection. ...Read more
No -- toss it: No -- you should not take expired medication. After that date, the pills or capsules could be deteriorating. Discard in the trash or in a medicine take-back program -- not in the toilet. All of us who use the water supply will thank you for helping to keep it clean. ...Read more
Addiction: Help includes medications, exercise, counseling, obtaining support from those around them including friends and family, clergy, yoga. Time. We fail more than we suceed. For each sucess we fail 100 time, but one sucessful event prevents a thousand failures. Allow time. May need to talk to many people in order to find help your loved one. Good luck. ...Read more
Start with eval.: After your medical provider evaluates you fully, he or she will be able to determine if medications are indicated & if so, which medications are the most appropriate for you specifically. Not all anxiety requires psychiatric medications. Since you are concerned - recommend you be evaluated. ...Read more
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Question?: Not sure what you are asking here, but any Rx'd medicine should be followed up by your Prescribing Doctor, and based on their protocols of Maintaining medications, and when and how often they need to see you to keep prescribing the medications, would be up to them. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is it good to use safeway brand medication like there vitimins(spellcheck), vs sombody like one a day?
Yes, should be fine: If a person has knowledge of nutrition and has a very balanced diet, then he may not need to take a daily multivitamin because his foods contain enough. I recommend each person take a multivitamin because many people don't have a truly balanced diet. Some people need more vitamin d, calcium, folate, omega3, etc..., depending on individual issues. Generics are fine if one trusts the store or maker. ...Read more
How will I get my medication since I have collected my last one from the chemist last month on 04/12/2017?
Go to the hospital: they will give you it if you need it ...Read more
Which is the best medication for hasimotos, bioidenticals or some other!? is there any new one on the market?
Selenium and natural: Hashimoto's thyroiditis can often be treated with selenium supplementation to bring down the antibody levels as well as a low inflammatory diet. The natural thyroid supplements tend to be more physiologic but on occasion the antibodies may attack the natural replacement therapy as well. Generally it is best to start with the natural thyroid replacements and monitor antibody levels. ...Read more
I have a 5yr old that has odd/add if i was to give her medication which do you feel is the best one for this condition?
No one answer...: Deciding on the "right" medicaion to give a yung child with add & odd takes into account a number of things, not just your child's age. Your doctor needs to take into account her specific symptoms, what time of day they are most problematic, how they are affecting her daily function, side effect profiles etc.... There is not one medication that's "right", except what is right for your child. ...Read more
I have persistent caugh for about one month now, I have taken some medications but the caugh still persist. What can I do?
Depends: There are a number of causes for cough. It can be from something as simple as a post-infectious cough. A cough after a respiratory infection. It could be bronchitis - the vast majority of the time bronchitis is viral. Other causes of cough are allergies(post-nasal drip syndrome). Asthma, gerd and ace inhibitors(bp medication) can also cause cough. You need to be seen by a dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer