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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Galactosemia


Other Names for this Disease
  • Galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase deficiency
  • GALT deficiency
  • Galactosemia, classic
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  • My 11 year-old grandson has galactosemia. He drinks soy milk all the time. Is one of the side effects of drinking so much soy estrogen or some hormone that can cause breast development? I haven't been able to find an answer to that question. Any information you can provide will be appreciated. Thank you. Click here for answer

  • My newborn baby was diagnosed with galactosemia. Please tell me what I should do. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Galactose-1-phosphate uridyltransferase deficiency
  • GALT deficiency
  • Galactosemia, classic
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.