Carnitine deficiency

What is Carnitine deficiency?

A condition associated with many disorders of fatty acid oxidation. Fatty acids are linked to carnitine as they are transported across the inner mitochondrial membrane; errors in this process lead to problems with energy production; patients may experience episodes of hypoglycemia or metabolic acidosis and may have encephalopathy, cardiomyopathy or skeletal muscle weakness.

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I have blood work showing
FSH .02 ref range 1.0-8.0
Vit B-12 295 ref range 193-982
Testosterone 752 ref range 212-742
Aldosterone 1.7 ref range...

doctor1 MD

Hello and Thanks for the query

Regarding the blood hormone levels, you have low FSH, low aldosterone levels and Vit B12 in the lower range of...

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Hello I have been using carnitine for carnitine deficiency after use of pivmecillinam. The blood levels have normalized, but I still have muscle...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for posting the query,

This could be due to the medications you are taking also hormonal changes leads to such condition.
I would...

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One month now muscles in upper arms very sore. bottom part of upper left arm has strip of muscle under skin that feels about half inch in diameter....

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Need a orthopedist

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Thank you for posting the question.
I have gone through your medical history in...

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