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Porphyria candida

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Dr.   Shailja Puri MD

I was tested for Porphyria in October of 2015. The specimen was a 24 hour urine collection that they had to repeat 3 times because they did not handle it properly. My labs were explained to be highly ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shailja Puri ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)
Dr.   S. Samanta MD

In September 1986 my wife (born 31 March 1937) was diagnosed to have Acute Intermittent Porphyria . Since then we ar living with this situation as shown in the chronicle attached. In the beginning of 2015 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. S. Samanta ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)
Dr. Diptanshu Das MD

Is/are there type(s) of porphyria that can cause edema and metabolic neuropathy? How can I best learn more about hereditary diseases that might fit my symptoms? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Diptanshu Das ( Pediatrician)
Dr.    Alexander H. Sheppe MD

an autoimmune disorder (metabolic/ mitochondrial is more succinct) called Acute Intermittent Porphyria . I can ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Minoo Bhagia MD

Been having white to cream coloured  lumpy(curd-like) discharge with itch for the past few days. Hence I purchase a over the counter yeast infection pessary and inserted it in yesterday night. After awhile, I believe the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Minoo Bhagia ( OBGYN)

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Dr. Emilda Belortaja MD

my wife is suspected of having porphyria, but no tests have confirmed. she has b pos blood type .... is there something about her carrying our children that could either A-have set off porphyria or B ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Emilda Belortaja ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. A G Shaikh MD

Our family has a history of porphyria. After reading the list of symtoms, sorry can t spell, many ... doctors don t know what we are talking about. Our Aunt passed away from porphyria when she was a young ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. A G Shaikh ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. ARCHANA MD

My internist thinks I may have a form of porphyria(?)...looking for help about this very rare disease. I have so many of the symptoms listed (not the type that affects skin), and have been suffering ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. ARCHANA ( Anesthesiologist)
Dr. Suchda MD

Hi doctor my son age about 13yrs has been daignosed as PORPHYRIA desease at Christan Medical College,VELLORE,as he is suffering severe severe cronic constipation for the last 1 year.Once in aweek ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suchda ( Naturopathy & Yoga Specialist)
Dr. Madhuri N Bagde MD

Hello Dr. Samuel, I am Gunja, 29 yrs old and I was diagonised with Acute Intermittent Porphyria (AIP) 2 years back in 2012. I had 7 AIP attacks so far. I wanted to know whether pregnancy is safe ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Madhuri N Bagde ( OBGYN)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Abubakar Siddiqh MD

highly infectious and resistent fungus involves kidney and reproductive organs as opportunistic organism. commanly attacks immunocompromised individuals like HIV. amphotericin or nystatin works better.

Dr.   Sudhir Kumar MD

A swab from the affected area of skin can be sent for candida smear and culture. Best wishes, Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM

Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

i think you should seriously meet a pediatrician. talk to him about porphyria. This could also be a urine infection. So appropriate antibiotics may be needed as per the child's weight