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My brother had VHL disease and he was the first one in the family. Shall I check my kids if they have no symptom except RBC +2 in my son urine sampl?

My brother had VHL disease and he was the first one in the family. Shall I check my kids if they have no symptom except RBC +2 in my son urine sampl?

Do you also have VHL: VHL is a autosomal dominant condition so if you don't have it and your wife doesn't have it your kids are not going to have it unless it's from a spontaneous mutation. Your brother's kids have a 50:50 chance of having the genetic disorder. If you are unsure of your status - then get yourself screened then make decisions to get your kids screened based on your results. ...Read more

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Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Checklist)

See a psychiatrist
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What are the symptoms of maple syrup urine disease?

What are the symptoms of maple syrup urine disease?

Mental retardation: This disease occurs statistically in 1 in 10000 births. Urine smells exactly the same as the vermont maple syrup. Being recessive, both parents have to give the gene to theiroffspring. That is why it is more risky to marry a cousin. ...Read more

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Overcoming Seasonal Affective Disorder (Checklist)

Buy a white light box, and use it daily
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Y urine drops come when I press my penis or when I am walking please plz please help doctor I am in very tension b/c no one dr can diagnose my disease?

Y urine drops come when I press my penis or when I am walking please plz please help doctor I am in very tension b/c no one dr can diagnose my disease?

Incomplete emptying: There is likely some urine retained in your urethra at end of urinating. This could be due to meatal stenosis (narrow urethral opening), urethral stricture (narrowing), urethral diverticulum (out-pouching) or urthral valve. Voiding cystourthrogram (x-ray of bladder ; urethra during urination) w complete urethral views during voiding would likely provide the answer. Consider seeing pediatric urologist. ...Read more

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Can you see all magnesium metabolism disorders also from blood sample test, or only from 24 hour urine test?

Can you see all magnesium metabolism disorders also from blood sample test, or only from 24 hour urine test?

Whoa: Magnesium disorders are poorly understood and probably uncommon. You can't diagnose them by blood work, or even by any simple urine labs. Who's telling you this? Have you considered getting a second opinion? You're a well-intentioned but perhaps vulnerable person -- is someone trying to take advantage of you? Please get with someone honest, perhaps a trustworthy holist in your community. ...Read more

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Living with Borderline Personality Disorder (Checklist)

Go to cognitive therapy for supportive feedback
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My friend when goes to toilet and tries to urinate, can't urinate for 1 or 2 minutes despite heavy urine feel, even all the tests shows no any disease?

My friend when goes to toilet and tries to urinate, can't urinate for 1 or 2 minutes despite heavy urine feel, even all the tests shows no any disease?

Get Urologist.: Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (cp/cpps) is a clinical syndrome, defined primarily on the basis of urologic symptoms and/or pelvic pain. ...Read more

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How would I know if I have liver disease with my frequent urination?

How would I know if I have liver disease with my frequent urination?

Liver disease: Frequent urination has nothing to do with liver disease. Frequent urination could be a sign of infection like uti. ...Read more

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Living with Manic Depressive Disorder (Checklist)

Keep a crisis list with doctor and family phone numbers
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Besides maple syrup urine disease, are there some other causes of urine that smells sweet like syrup?

Besides maple syrup urine disease, are there some other causes of urine that smells sweet like syrup?

Possibly diabetes: To my knowledge, uncontrolled diabetes might also cause this, but I would expect the person to also have weight loss, and frequent urination besides just a sweet smell to the urine. ...Read more

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Parenting a Child with a Learning Disorder (Checklist)

Request a full psychological evaluation for your child
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Can bacterial prostatitis cause difficulty urinating? Is bacterial prostatitis treatable?

Can bacterial prostatitis cause difficulty urinating? Is bacterial prostatitis treatable?

Yes and yes: Painful and difficult to initiate urination can occur with prostatitis. It is treatable and potentially curable depending upon the causative agent and the skills of your urologist. Best wishes for a successful outcome. ...Read more

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What is maple syrup urine disease and how is it treated?

What is maple syrup urine disease and how is it treated?

Good Info Here: Please check out this website. It has really good information and should be resourceful for you. Http://msud-support. Org/. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for maple syrup urine disease?

What is the treatment for maple syrup urine disease?

See below: Dietary therapy with restriction of branched chain amino acids, with special formulas.Thiamine, and sodium chloride supplementation. Decompensation is treated with intravenous fluids. Liver transplantation is also considered. ...Read more

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What is Gilbert's Disease? Can it present with itching or tea coloured urine? Recently dx'd with this, can I cure it?

What is Gilbert's Disease? Can it present with itching or tea coloured urine? Recently dx'd with this, can I cure it?

No need: Gilbert's disease in a genetic disorder which can cause mild and clinically benign elevations in bilirubin on an intermittent basis. This can lead to tea colored urine. There is no cure but it is harmless. Jaundice, or elevated bilirubin can occur during periods of illness or stress, dehydration, exercise or at random. No need to worry.
Itching is a side effect of elevated bilirubin. ...Read more

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Managing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Checklist)

Find a therapist who specializes in PTSD
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How to get rid of constant urge to urinate frequently?

How to get rid of constant urge to urinate frequently?

Medications: This is a very common finding. Assuming that your have a negative evaluation by your doctor for things such as blockage, infection, etc., medications are the mainstay of treatment. If this fails, and your are a male, then prostate surgery is an option. ...Read more

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21days in icu forsepsis, parkinson, prostate & kidney disease. E-coli in urine. Now urine shows same result-2 high sensitive drugs become resistant. Help.

21days in icu forsepsis, parkinson, prostate & kidney disease. E-coli in urine. Now urine shows same result-2 high sensitive drugs become resistant. Help.

Advanced question: If resistance is seen with 2 classes of antibiotic drugs, an alternate antibiotic which e coli is sensitive to, will be chosen and the source of the infection- likely a chronic Foley catheter- will be removed. You ICU team of doctors is the most appropriate group to ask this question, specifically the id specialist (if there is one in your institution). ...Read more

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Why is it when I urinate it smell like iron tablet?

Why is it when I urinate it smell like iron tablet?

Dietary intake: Foods and vitamins can influence urinary odor: are you taking an iron supplementor daily multivitamin? ...Read more

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Please tell me what genetic disorder is maple syrup urine disease?

Please tell me what genetic disorder is maple syrup urine disease?

Recessive defect: Msud is an inherited defect in in metabolism. This results when two asymptomatic carrier parents give their fetus a defective gene. After birth, the baby will lack an enzyme needed to break down branch chained protein structures. These build up in the blood ; spill into the urine producing the characteristic odor. The parents are unaffected because a single copy of the normal gene do the work. ...Read more

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Is the pain temporary. If yes by when will it get cured. I'm having bad pain will urinating. What should I do to prevent it?

You need to: See a doctor for your problem, because it is probably urethritis. If it is not treated correctly and thoroughly, you might end up with a stricture or narrowing of the urethra, which could turn out to be a serious condition. ...Read more

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I hve frequent urination prb can u please tell me some medicine which I can take to avoid going to washroom esp during exams or travelng atlest fr 3hrs?

I hve frequent urination prb can u please tell me some medicine which I can take to avoid going to washroom esp during exams or travelng atlest fr 3hrs?

"gotta go" meds: Frequent urination is a common complaint and can be caused by overactive bladder. Treatment includes behavioral/diet modification (timed voiding, limiting caffeine). Medication is first-line therapy for overactive bladder. These meds are generally called anti-cholingerics with several to choose. Infection and other problems can cause frequency as well. You should see doctor to discuss. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if throughout urination a small amount of semen is releasing please help me what is the problem it is serious disease?

Can you tell me if throughout urination a small amount of semen is releasing please help me what is the problem it is serious disease?

Here are some...: Something worrying you as described needs a test to verify if what you observed really contains sperms or not. Clinically & most likely, your" finding" would be nothing serious and not need to do nothing with it as long as voiding comfortably with good urine flow and emptying bladder well. More? Seek evaluation by a
urologist if possible. ...Read more

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My friend when goes to toilet and tries to urinate, can't urinate for 1 or 2 minutes despite heavy urine feel, even all the tests shows no any disease?

Get Urologist.: Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (cp/cpps) is a clinical syndrome, defined primarily on the basis of urologic symptoms and/or pelvic pain. ...Read more