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Undiagnosed stomach ailment?

Undiagnosed stomach ailment?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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Could hereditary fructose intolerance be left undiagnosed until adulthood?

Could hereditary fructose intolerance be left undiagnosed until adulthood?

Yes: Some forms of the disorder may not manifest until adulthood. "Froesch et al. (1963) described 2 adults, aged 33 and 39 years, with fructose intolerance. In addition to the aversion to fructose-containing foods, both had a remarkable absence of dental caries. Swales and Smith (1966) described an affected 21-year-old man, and Kohlin and Melin (1968) reported adult cases." See http://www.omim.org/ ...Read more

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Asymptomatic hypothyrodism causes?

Asymptomatic hypothyrodism causes?

Hypothyroidism : Unfortunately the number one cause of this common condition is unknown. This is often thought of as the most common medical diagnosis in american medicine. Theories abound as to the cause. Many consider an auto-immune response to a common viral illness leading to this shut down of the thyroid gland. But, genetics also play a major role in this condition. ...Read more

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Could a young adult have dementia caused from untreated hypothyroidism?

Could a young adult have dementia caused from untreated hypothyroidism?

Yes: Hypothyroidism is one of the most important metabolic causes of reversible cognitive impairment. The term refers to thyroid under function within adults, which results in deficits of the thyroid hormones, thyroxine T4 and triodothyronine t3 (liothyronine). This underfunction may originate in the thyroid itself or in the pituitary or hypothalamus which controls the thyroid gland. ...Read more

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Can undiagnosed insulin resistance be causing palpitations/tachcardia?

Can undiagnosed insulin resistance be causing palpitations/tachcardia?

No: It will cause high blood sugar with its potential complications. If this leads to an electrolyte imbalance, it could then lead to arrhythmia but this isn't the direct result of Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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What cardiac problems can arise from untreated hypothyroidism?

What cardiac problems can arise from untreated hypothyroidism?

Various: Hypothyroidism can cause high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, fluid retention, all of which can contribute to developing heart disease. If thyroid levels become very low, it can cause the heart muscle tissue to become weak and swollen. If you have a low thyroid, it should be treated. ...Read more

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Can untreated Celiac disease cause Immune Reconstruction Syndrome? I have bad allergic symptoms without Montelukast. Untreated Celiac disease too.

Can untreated Celiac disease cause Immune Reconstruction Syndrome? I have bad allergic symptoms without Montelukast. Untreated Celiac disease too.

Not known: The association of Celiac and immune reconstitution is not one I have heard of or could find doing a quick search. Montelukast is used in allergies so I think having the expected response from a medication does not suggest an immune problem. It is worth getting your Celiac under control for other reasons, i.e. to prevent the known Celiac complications. ...Read more

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Telogen effluvium caused by undiagnosed diabetes possible?

Telogen effluvium caused by undiagnosed diabetes possible?

Telogen effluvium: Telogen effluvium is a form of nonscarring hair loss characterized by hair shedding over different areas, often with an acute onset. A chronic form with a more insidious onset and a longer duration also exists. It is a reactive process caused by a metabolic or hormonal stress, which can include diabetes, or by medications. Generally, recovery is spontaneous and occurs within 6 months. ...Read more

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Could undiagnosed lupus lead to complications with needing multiple abd. Surgies..Body attacking itself?

Could undiagnosed lupus lead to complications with needing multiple abd. Surgies..Body attacking itself?

Maybe : Lupus, which is an autoimmune disorder, usually affects joints and skin but can have affect internal organs as well as blood vessels. Vasculitis, which involves blood vessel inflammation, is one way in which it can affect many orgran systems at once and lead to serious complications. If there is concern of lupus a thorough history, exam and diagnostic workup should be done to confirm. ...Read more

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Chronic pancreatitis lead to thyroid problem?

Chronic pancreatitis lead to thyroid problem?

No: There is no association between pancreatitis and thyroid disease that I am aware of. Thyroid disease is common, and so one can have thyroid disease develop in someone who has had pancreatitis, but it is likely coincidental. ...Read more

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Does undiagnosed celiacs disease cause a loss of appetite?

Does undiagnosed celiacs disease cause a loss of appetite?

Maybe: If you have celiac disease, you might be low in vitamin D3 as the gut absorption might be decreased Low vitamin D3 has been associated with depression. Depression can cause low appetite, like a lot of other conditions If you have gastro symptoms due to your celiac (pain, diarrhea) that might affect your appetite as well ...Read more

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Can 7yrs of undiagnosed coeliacs cause pernicious anemia, irreversible villi damage and miscarriages?

Can 7yrs of undiagnosed coeliacs cause pernicious anemia, irreversible villi damage and miscarriages?

Gi issues: This is a question best answered by a gastro intestinal specialist , i would seek a consult to find this answer. ...Read more

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Adhd diagnosed people have slow wit?

Adhd diagnosed people have slow wit?

No,no no: Innatentive, impulsive, hyperactive...Yes, under achieving sometimes, but intelligence or lack there of have nothing to do with adhd. ...Read more

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Could reynaud's syndrome cause chronic problems?

Could reynaud's syndrome cause chronic problems?

Maybe: Raynauds itself should not cause longterm problems, but associated diseases may. Avoid cold, emotional stress, and caffeine. If symptoms are severe, vascular specialists may recommend medication. ...Read more

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Can people infected with severe oesophagitis and chronic kidney disease (ckd) die?

Can people infected with severe oesophagitis and chronic kidney disease (ckd) die?

Yes, but how soon : Depends on the cause of these diseases. Oesophagitis due to disseminated herpes infection in a person with late stage kidney failure would be a bad sign. ...Read more

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Could graves disease come from having hyperthyroidism?

Could graves disease come from having hyperthyroidism?

Grave's Disease: Grave's Disease is a common cause of hyperthyroidism. It probably means that the hyperthyroidism was caused by Grave's, not the other way around. ...Read more

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Could untreated hypertension cause persistent microscopic hematuria?

Could untreated hypertension cause persistent microscopic hematuria?

Causes of hematuria: Hematuria can be caused by any bleeding in the urinary tract. It could be due to a tumor of the kidney (K), K stones in the ureters or by a bladder tumor, among other things. Culture your urine and if you have hematuria with no uti, see a urologist for evaluation. If you do have a uti, have your urine analyzed after the infection to make sure it resolves. Hypertension is not a likely cause for it. ...Read more

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