Metabolism is the process your body uses to make energy from the food you eat. Food is made up of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Chemicals in your digestive system (enzymes) break the food parts down into sugars and acids, your body's fuel. Your body can use this fuel right away, or it can store the energy in your body tissues. If you have a metabolic disorder, something goes wrong with this process.Carbohydrate metabolism disorders are a group of metabolic disorders. Normally your enzymes break carbohydrates down into glucose (a type of sugar). If you have one of these disorders, you may not have enough enzymes to break down the carbohydrates. Or the enzymes may not work properly. This causes a harmful amount of sugar to build up in your body. That can lead to health problems, some of which can be serious. Some of the disorders are fatal.These disorders are inherited. Newborn babies get screened for many of them, using blood tests. If there is a family history of one of these disorders, parents can get genetic testing to see whether they carry the gene. Other genetic tests can tell whether the fetus has the disorder or carries the gene for the disorder.Treatments may include special diets, supplements, and medicines. Some babies may also need additional treatments, if there are complications. For some disorders, there is no cure, but treatments may help with symptoms.
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Pain in tongue, often tongue bit. Ill dentures since five years, 52years aged poor women.Tongue swelling, under chin lymph nodes swelling. Teeth are extracted by Dentist in Gov. Hospital. Holding cold water in mouth is amelioration of pain. *Chief Complaints* Pain in tongue. Speaking and eating problem. *History* It occurs three years ago, she treated by Dentist but pain not subside. *Vitals* Anaemic Hb%-9, ESR - 80+, *Physical Examination* Ill dentures dental sharpness causes laceration on tongue, gum infection caused lymph nodes swelling. Glossopharyngeal nerve involved. Tongue swelling causes speaking and eating problem. *Investigations* Need X-ray of gum, but not done. *Diagnosis* Ulceerative Stomatitis I think. *Management* Plantago Q and Merc sol cure swelling tongue, but pain gone by applications of Mullen oil internally and as well as externally. Scar gone by one dose Causticum 1m.Dr. Pramanick Debasish3 Likes18 Answers