Tryptophan Malabsorption Treatment
Treatment for blue diaper syndrome includes:
- Low tryptophan diet
- Avoid foods that contain tryptophan:
Tryptophan Malabsorption Questions For Doctor
The following are some important questions to ask before and after the treatment of blue diaper syndrome.
Questions to ask before treatment:
- What are my treatment options?
- What are the risks associated with treatment?
- What are the complications I should watch for?
- How long will I be on medication?
- What are the potential side effects of my medication?
- Does my medication interact with nonprescription medicines or supplements?
- Should I take my medication with food?
Questions to ask after treatment:
- Do I need to change my diet?
- When can I resume my normal activities?
- How often will I need to see my doctor for checkups?
- Will my other children have this condition?
- What local support and other resources are available?
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