A 43-year-old female asked:
problems right now . headaches, then sudden numbness in face . , and left side numbness, foot numb , stiff neck , pain, distended artery left side neck, pain witch also hurts at left collar bone area below its near my heart left side . ..had a ultrasound
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Neurology 19 years experience
Many symptoms: Those are a lot of symptoms. Tough to sort out which is the key. Some symptoms are a key to determining the cause, some are not. Take headaches for example. There are many different kinds. Are yours diffuse? Focused? Long lasting? Then numbness. How long does it last? Where is it, exactly?
What do you mean by a distended artery? Just some thoughts to start with.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
For 2 yrs have had high potassium and low sodium and have hypothyroid but TSH levels okay with meds, what could be wrong?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Endocrinology 33 years experience
Low Cortisol: Someone with one autoimmune condition (including most people with hypothyroidism) are at somewhat higher risk to have another autoimmune condition. One possibility here is addison's disease (adrenal failure), in which the antibodies attack the adrenals, causing low levels of cortisol and other adrenal hormones, which can result in high potassium & low sodium.
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Bloody nose every hour, canr hold down food, right lower stomach pain, blood in urine, dizzy, hard time breathing, help?
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Hematology and Oncology 37 years experience
Urgent medical care: Your symptoms sound very serious. You need to seek immediate emergency medical attention.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Had stomach ache w/ diareah / vomit dr says infection kidneys. Now sharp tight pain around center of body stinging pain on skin at back ?
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Specializes in Pediatric Urology
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A 59-year-old member asked:
If I have cronic sinus pressure, inner ear fluid, blocked ears and ringing without runny nose or watery eyes or itching can it be allergies?
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Allergy and Immunology 24 years experience
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Does gabapentin lower potassium levels? Was prescribed potassium pills, but since starting pain has gotten so bad I can't even sleep. Potassium cause?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Possibly: Gabapentin may be associated with lowered potassium, but there are dozens of other meds also associated with potassium loss. What other meds are you taking? Where is the pain your are getting. Potassium can be very irritating to the stomach/esophagus if not taken with food or adequate fluids. Consult with your fp concerning this problem.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016
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