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I am experiencing no menstrual periods, stomach cramps, abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: mucus and blood), irregular menstrual periods (quality: spotting between periods), fatigue, headache (quality: occurs at the same time of day, dull or aching s

I am experiencing no menstrual periods, stomach cramps, abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: mucus and blood), irregular menstrual periods (quality: spotting between periods), fatigue, headache (quality: occurs at the same time of day, dull or aching s

Vag discharge: If you are sexually active, and prior periods have been regular, first obtain a serum HCG test from your healthcare provider. If pregnancy is not possible, see your gyn provider for an exam and ask about low dose contraceptives to "regulate" your periods. ...Read more

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I had laparotomy with salpingectomy done in July 2015 due to ectopic pregnancy. Right tube was removed. I'm still experiencing a dull pain on right s?

I had laparotomy with salpingectomy done in July 2015 due to ectopic pregnancy. Right tube was removed. I'm still experiencing a dull pain on right s?

Several possibilitie: Keep a diary of the quality of the pain and frequency and time the pain happens in relation to your menstruation. It may not be related to the salpingectomy at all. Ovarian cysts, ovulation, adhesions, and infections (including appendicitis) are just a few causes of pelvic pain. If pain becomes severe, vomiting or fever develops, go to the emergency room immediately. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain in the left side of my chest. Sometimes it’s sharp and stabbing. Sometimes it’s dull. It comes and goes. Any thoughts?

I am experiencing chest pain in the left side of my chest. Sometimes it’s sharp and stabbing. Sometimes it’s dull. It comes and goes. Any thoughts?

Go see doctor: You have many symptoms here so the best thing to do is to see the doctor for a complete evaluation. Then you will have your diagnosis and treatment and be on your way ...Read more

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I notice dull pain on back left side that comes and goes and I believe its from lifting s/th heavy. Like milk gallon. Active person, why does it happ?

Recurrent back pain: This is probably a recurrent back injury. However, you have to be careful. Particularly, if it continues to come back. I would worry about a kidney stone or infection that can sometimes mimic muscular back pain. also you have to worry about more serious causes of back pain like spinal cord stenosis. If you are having recurrent back pain for three months or longer go to the doctor ...Read more

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Please explain dull pain in left middle of back?

Muscle strain: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the spine. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause back pain. You can also get back pain from a muscle strain. In some cases pain in the middle of your back could be related to chest conditions or your heart so be sure to see you physician. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a dull pain in my lower side?

Not enough info: I am not even sure what the location of the body you are describing. Sorry. ...Read more

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My bf is hurting from dull steady pain is that gallbladder?

Dull steady pain: How can we answer this. We are physician and not magician
we need to know where the pain is, how long it has been, what are the precitipating factors, what gives relief if any, any other associated symptoms like nausea/vomoting/diarrhea/constipation/jaundice/yellow urine and others
so write back with more information and we can advice. Meanwhile ask him to consult a doc. ...Read more

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What would cause dull deep pain in the chest when lying down?

What would cause dull deep pain in the chest when lying down?

Doctor: Chest pain is cardiac until proven otherwise. Have yourself checked out right away. The fact that it happens when you lie down is a hopeful sign, but not a guarantee that it's not heart related. ...Read more

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What could a dull contant pain in the chest be symptomatic of?

What could a dull contant pain in the chest be symptomatic of?

Costochondritis: If it hurts when you push on it, and it is near your breast bone, then inflammation of the joint between your ribs and your breast bone, aka costochondritis is possible. If the problem does not go away, call your doctor! ...Read more

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Are there any at home remedies to dull the pain from sacroilitis?

Are there any at home remedies to dull the pain from sacroilitis?

Yes...: If it's acute, rest for the first 1-2 days. This controls your symptoms and reduces any swelling in the area of pain. Apply heat or ice to the involved area. In general it is a good idea to use ice for the first 2-3 days, then use heat. while sleeping, try lying on your side, curled up with a pillow between your legs. When sleeping on your back, place a pillow or rolled towel under your knees. ...Read more

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Son has dull white patches on the cheeks what to do he is allergic to sun?

Son has dull white patches on the cheeks what to do he is allergic to sun?

Vitiligo: This sounds like a condition called vitiligo where the melanin in the skin which gives it its color is lost. This is frequently due to an autoimmune disorder. By itself it's harmless, but skin cancer may be more frequent in these areas. ...Read more

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When it is winter time I start getting a dull pain in my back. What could this be?

? musculo-skeletal: There are many possible causes. Because it is worse in the cold weather - that makes one wonder about musculo-skeletal problems. Since it is a chronic problem- medical evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more

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I have a dull pain in the upper right part of my back. Do you know what that could be?

I have a dull pain in the upper right part of my back. Do you know what that could be?

History your story?: Local pain probably from the shoulder, frequently from arm strains, poor or prolonged sleeping positions, too much or lack of exercise? But referred pain can be from an organ that is pressing on the diaphragm -check with a doctor to see if it is local or referred pain. ...Read more

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I have dull pain that comes and goes and moves around on my lower left side, what is this?

I have dull pain that comes and goes and moves around on my lower left side, what is this?

Diverticulitis: The area of the body and the symptoms that you are describing has the potential to be a mild form of diverticulitis. please consider seeing your health care provider for evaluation and diagnosis ...Read more

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I have been having this dull discomfort pain in the center of my chest, what could this be?

See your doctor: Although given your age, it is an overwhelmingly small chance you have a serious heart or lung condition we doctors always get a bit concerned when someone complains of chest pain. You may need a few screening exams and a thourough history and physical to place you (and our) minds at ease. Seek emergency care if your pain worsens, you become sweaty, excessively nauseated or feel short of breath. ...Read more

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My hairs are getting very dull, dry, rough and thin. What should I do and use please help?

My hairs are getting very dull, dry, rough and thin. What should I do and use please help?

Need work up: I would check lab tests to rule out anemia, thyroid disease and hormonal imbalance. Take biotin daily, eat protein at 1gm/1lb of bid weight per day. Wash with thickening shampoo such as Nioxin. Consider PRP if thinking. ...Read more

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I got a dull, pain in my lower left side of back that radiates to my front. What could this be?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, I would consider an evaluation by a spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes occasional shooting pains in the head? Usually on the top right side, a fast, transient dull throb.

What causes occasional shooting pains in the head? Usually on the top right side, a fast, transient dull throb.

Temporal headache: Many possibilities here - stress, high blood pressure, lack of sleep, trauma, low blood sugar, hyperthyroidism, migraines, poor nutrition, brain tumors, side effects of medications, etc. The list can be very long and includes mostly harmless things that can be remedied by a change in lifestyle or attention to new things in your life. If you haven't seen your GP in a while go and get a checkup now! ...Read more

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I've had a dull headache on and off for a few days now. At what point should I be concerned and what could it be?

I've had a dull headache on and off for a few days now. At what point should I be concerned and what could it be?

NewIntermittent HA: New headaches that are on and off are much less likely to be very serious as compared to constant one. If its the worst headache of your life your doctor would want you to go to the er. Otherwise see your doctor to help
you find the cause and get treated. ...Read more

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What is a proper diet to keep a fresh and shiny face and avoid having a dull look? What are the reasons for this dull look?

What is a proper diet to keep a fresh and shiny face and avoid having a dull look? What are the reasons for this dull look?

Avoid toxic foods: Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors. All of these products cause damage to the cells, tissues & organs in your body contributing to various diseases. ...Read more