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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Cluster headaches: Histamine cephalgia or "horton's headaches", or cluster headaches all can suddenly attack in early am hrs with severe focal pain over one eye, lasting ... Read More
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or alle ... Read More
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: If the headaches are bad enough to wake you from sleep you should be evaluated

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Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
44 years experience Family Medicine
Many etiology: You need t see a orthopaedic ti rule out any king of inflammation like bursitis or tendinitis.
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Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Rule out sleep apnea: An important sleep disorder that involves waking up, gasping for air, and often also involves snoring is called obstructive sleep apnea. There is a te ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Birnbach
47 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Sleep apnea: Please see your physician asap. If you awaken gasping for air, you probably are suffering from sleep apnea- stopping breathing for at least 10 seconds ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Many things.: Poor sleep - due to interruptions. Inadequate sleep - often true at age 19. Medications (stimulants) or alcohol - again age 19. Possible tha ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vakas Sial
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Night Sweats: Doctors often hear their patients complain of night sweats. Night sweats refer to excess sweating during the night. However, if your bedroom is unusua ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to speculate: A reasoned assessment would require a review of your medical history, an exam & possibly testing. You get more from this site when you provide mor ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Details matter: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Please post a new ... Read More
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Dr. Kamel Sadek
24 years experience Family Medicine
Normal Mechanism: Morning erection is just one of several erections a male can have during rem sleep. On average, a male can have 4-5 erections per night with each epis ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
28 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Just a slight gas cramp, but most feel nothing at all.
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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Headache: There are many causes of headache. The best way to elucidate the cause is a good history and physical. Know that headaches are very common and usual ... Read More
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