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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)

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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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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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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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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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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