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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See Doctor: There are certainly well known conditions, for example Restless leg Syndrome (RLS), which can truly be annoying to deal with. There are treatments th ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Broken skin: Stretch marks are caused by a breakdown in the elastic of the skin during the pregnancy "stretching process" Several lotions or emollients help to m ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weight gain?: Stretch marks are caused by stretching of the skin. In women this is usually from pregnancy or weight gain.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Back and neck pain.: At your age 27y its probably due to bad posture and lack of core muscle strength and lack of exercise. It can also be due to early osteoarthritis is ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Leg edema: Leg edema after been on the feet for a long time probably from some venous insufficiency, that means the valves in the veins of the lower extremity ma ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Get in the pool: For those who have injuries or limitations to their lower extremities, pool-related exercises are an excellent way to achieve one's exercise goals. T ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ortho eval needed: If the pain in your leg is not improving with time (1-2 weeks), you should be evaluated by your physician who may want to send you to an orthopaedic s ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Hip Pain: Hip pain can be caused from many things such as overuse, referred pain from the lower leg (mostly knee) to your low back, pelvic organs, arthritis, li ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Stretch marks: Because your rapid growth has injured the elastic tissue of the skin resulting in stretch marks
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
You need to: find out what is causing it. There are a number of possibilities. See your doctor for an evaluation.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mcgarry
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Low impact: The safest way to work out for those who have a high bmi is low impact exercise. Once the weight loss has put you closer to your ideal body weight, y ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Imbalances flora &..: Gas is from poorly digesting food & the undigested food being fermented by yeast & unfriendly microbes in your intestines. Heartburn is also r ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe related...: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postpran ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
35 years experience Podiatry
Get it checked: Very likely, you have degenerative arthritis in the joint, but it could just be a tight achilles' tendon. The best bet is to see a podiatrist or ortho ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Go to Doctor: You need evaluation and testing. There is nothing we can do here without more data (which will come in a blood test). Please go see your family physic ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
The response to: Lowered hormones within the brain is variable, but often there is some dysphoria. This activates reward, often, and food is rewarding. This is likel ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Beta blocker: Beta blockers are often used to deal w/essential tremors and even those associated w/performance anxiety. Check out http://www.consumerreports.org/cro ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Everyone is differen: The amount of sweat you experience is different from the next person. This might be what is normal for you. As long as your not dehydrated or have a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
stretch marks: There is no simple way to remove stretch marks after they are present. Preventative care during pregnancy includes the use of skin moisturizer such as ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Swallowing air: It is likely that as a nervous habit, you swallow air and that causes burping. By itself it is not harmful. For good health - Have a diet rich in fres ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If this is: Occurring at night, a muscle relaxor such as Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) (also known as cyclobenzaprine) can help. Poor sleep can add to the issue ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: Cellulite is ultimately related to fat deposition in the soft tissues. To lose fat, must burn more calories than you take in. As you are, toning the ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Hypertension?: Many possibilities: high post-exertional blood pressure, neck strain, low blood sugar, exertional migraine. With multiple, reasonable possibilities, o ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: A lot of things can cause hair loss such as stress but you defininately want to see your doctor as conditions such as thyroid disease and autoimmune d ... Read More

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