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Should I talk to my doctor about my inherited metabolic disorder symptoms?

Because the symptoms of inherited metabolic disorders are similar to those of many other conditions and diseases, diagnosis is difficult. In many cases, children and adults with inherited metabolic disorders have been misdiagnosed with another condition or show symptoms of the disorder without knowing the actual cause. If you or your child has symptoms of a metabolic disorder, talk to your doctor.

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