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Symptoms Of Hyperoxaluria
The child was diagnosed with primary hyperoxaluria type 1. There are not a cure in China. Can it be cured in the US?
No: There is not yet a cure for primary hyperoxaluria. It is a serious genetic defect, so parents should avoid having future children until they can get an evaluation from a genetics doctor. A good summary is available at: http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/primary-hyperoxaluria/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a kidney stone on christmas it was tested and it was bc of oxaltes I was put on special diet, is this serious? Is this hypoxaluria?
Many paths to CaOx: While your stones are made of calcium oxalate, the cause for why you make stones is best assessed by undergoing a 24 hour urine collection. This, paired with blood work, can help to show why you make stones. The answer could be elevated urinary oxalates....Or not. Other causes include low levels of citrate or magnesium in your diet (easily replaced), low urine output or high urinary calcium. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inflammation: The classic three findings are ulcers in the mouth, genital ulcers, and inflammation of the eyes. The eyes can be inflammed from front to back. The inflammation of the retinal blood vessels is most harmful and can cause permanent vision loss. Behcet's disease should be treated promptly, ideally by a uveitis specialist if you have one in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: You should always have your psychiatrist and cardiologist collaborating on your treatment. ...Read more