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what do you do if different symptoms suggest different diagnosis

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Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
41 years experience Psychiatry
get consultation: It is common in general medical practice that symptoms suggest many of several illnesses. One of the most challenging topics in medical school and re ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Second opinion: If you develop new symptoms, you should discuss that with your doctor. If you are not comfortable with your diagnosis, you may wish to get a second op ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Question is vague: Situation is unclear. You have posted on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Bipolar: Yes it's possible, especially if incomplete history is taken. Bipolar disorder is a comprehensive diagnosis that considers your whole history. It's n ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
IBS is real illness: Ibs is thought to occur because of changes in chemical receptors that line your gut. You GI tract forms from the lowest layer of your brain as a fetus ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Incomplete info: You did not provide any indication of your illness. It would be better to discuss it with your doctor who knows about health and related issues.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Kunrath
25 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Initially thirst: As your body needs more liquid, you become thirsty, if you do not drink enough fluids your mouth will become dry, you will have minimal tears, then yo ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Difficult to say: It is difficult to say exactly what are the common symptoms in someone with hiv. Some people may have absolutely no symptoms at the time of diagnosis ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
- sxs vs depression.: Negative symptoms occur with schizoprhenia and include social isolation, flattened affect, impaired ability to take care of one's self, etc. Depressio ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is possible.: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of pe ... Read More

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