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Can hearing aids cause frequency loss if not properly adjusted? I have distored/buzz sound when I raise my voice/laugh and my dr can't seem to fix it
Hearing aid distorti: Unless your hearing aids are buzzing at a very loud (painful) level, they should not cause any frequency loss. It sounds like this is more of an annoying problem. Perhaps you need a different type of hearing aids. The newer digital devices solve a lot of feedback and distortion problems. ...Read more
UTI: The most common cause in a young woman would be a urinary tract infection. In older ladies overactive bladder amy play a role. Othe cause in a young women maybe interstitial cystitis. See your doctor to see if there is an infection- vagimnal infections can also cause urinary frequency. ...Read more
Can 7th nerve palsy affect speech & cause high frequency hearing loss? Have had problems entire life. No droop, just no ability to do some things
I've known I have herpes for about 4 months now. I don't have any exterior outbreak now. Can herpes cause urgency, frequency, burning with urination?
Usually not: If there are active herpes lesions around the urethra (where urine comes out) then that might cause urinary urgency. But that's unusual. Herpes lesions in the vagina will sting if urine passes over them, but they will also hurt when wiping, etc. A more likely explanation of these symptoms is a bacterial bladder infection. ...Read more
Painful 5cm complex ov cyst w/debris, low level echoes & mild free fluid in cul de sac. 27yo. Likelihood of malignancy? Can this cause urine frequency
Malignancy: In your age group (27 is correct, yes?) not terribly high for malignancy but not out of the question. benign tumor (non-cancer) or functional cyst is much more likely. Clinical history would be very helpful, blood testing sometimes too. Very dubious that it would cause urinary frequency. Hope this help! ...Read more
Left ovary measures 5.4x4.3x4.3cm on sonogram. Contains 1 complex 3.3cm cyst and 1 simple 2.5cm cyst. Could this cause urinary frequency?
Highly unlikely: I'd look at other more likely causes first. ...Read more
Have OAB but scared it's kidney can kidney failure cause urinary frequency such as going every half hour less than an ounce? Not infection for sure.
Here are some. ..: OAB itself would not cause kidney failure for sure. But, poor lifestyle with metabolic syndrome (DM, high BP, obesity, high triglyceride, and low HDL) plus poor emptying bladder + recurrent UTI, etc. Will increase the chance to get kidney failure (but very slow). So, no matter who, what, and how you're, practice low-risk healthy lifestyle with no overindulgence / obsession as key to longevity. ...Read more
Does central sleep apnea cause urinary frequency or memory problems? Combined with my condition and meds what diagnosis fits? Iam a dental student
Possible: This can happen with sleep, apnea, central or obstructive, and an also be caused just because you are a sleep deprived dental student. See a sleep specialist and do a sleep study and get a diagnosis. Most dental schools have faculty that are experienced in sleep and can help you. Good luck. ...Read more
Not really: Age/religious beliefs and affiliation have been found to have a significant relationship between masturbation and women. Sex can lead to a UTI due to bacteria contamination. There is so data that female leads to uti. Some actually suggest it lowers UTI risk by "massaging" the urethra abd aiding in bacterial expulsion. Vigorous massage in the area could cause urethral sensitivity and frequency. ...Read more
On average I pee 4 times a day, but lately have been going about 10 to 15 times a day what could be the cause of this frequency?
Here are some. ..: How recently has your urination changed? Anyone with urinary frequency needs a checkout for UTI, overactive bladder, incomplete bladder emptying, and fluid over-drinking. So, bring the info on onset, degree, duration, progress of U-frequency and other related symptoms if any to Doc for analysis + physicals + tests such as UA from properly collected urine specimen, residual urine, etc. So to Dx ...Read more
Can a UTI that I had last month that's gone now cause inflammion to the baldder which is the cause of my frequency and urge to constantly urinate.
Uti: It can be that your UTI has come back, you need to tell your doctor about your symptoms. ...Read more
Chronic intermittent muscle twitching. Occurs bilaterally and in ue and le as well as trunk (usually extension spasm). Increasing frequency. Causes?
In terms of brain chemistry can masturbation at any quantity or frequency cause a chemical imbalance leading to damage to brain or memory loss?
Not aware: Am not aware of any. You might be happier however if you could find a partner. ...Read more
Is an acoustic neuroma always the cause of high frequency hearing loss in one ear only with tinnitus, in 19yr old?
Broad question: This question is sort of like, 'what does a urologist treat? '. Urinary problems can be cause by enlarged prostates (BPH), prostate cancer, bladder infection, bladder tumor, certain parasites, congenital anomalies of the urinary tract, diabetes insipidus, and many other conditions. Treatments depend on the cause: surgery, certain madications, and dietary habit changes. ...Read more
I don't think my migraines are hormonal I have Mirena (levonorgestrel) no probs for years. Could anything else cause increase in severity/frequency suddenly?
YES: Many things can contribute to worsening or new headaches. Since you say the increase was sudden, you definitely need to be seen soon to rule out more serious causes and perhaps change your medicine. ...Read more
Can ovarian cysts cause urinary urgency or frequency? I have no UTI but do have a cyst that may be growing since a month and a half ago.
Can a cream with baclofen, amitriptyine, & gabapentin in a versapro gel cause burning & urinary urgency & frequency?
Sevral possibilities: Frequency of urination, burning, pain during urination, blood in the urine and other symptoms may be a sign of a bladder infection. Early treatment with antibiotics is very important since a bladder infection can become a kidney infection which is more serious. Some women have a condition called "overactive bladder. That is another cause. See youir gyn! ...Read more
Can problem in prostrate gland like enlargement cause ED? What is the acceptable frequency of musterbation for men that does not cause any harm?
Bladder Irritation: Increased urinary frequency can be caused by many different things beside a uti. Often bladder irritants can result in frequency such as caffeine, red dye, chocolate, carbonation, citric acid. Make sure your not constipated as constipation can cause frequency and urgency. Check with your md to make sure not an infection and then try to assess your dietary habits to see if they are responsible. ...Read more
What could cause frequent attacks of true vertigo lasting for a few days. Vertigo always precede a migrainous type headache. Frequency increased.?
Constant lightheaded and constant (very)low frequency tinnitus. No other symptoms. What may be the cause?
Menieres?: Could be meniere's, but sinus with co-existent eustachian tube issues can cause this. See your doctor! ...Read more
I have been hearing constant low frequency noise for 2 years. Have investigated causes but none found. Mri showed up a lot of scars?
What could cause intermittent pain in a bone? Like a burning pain. No injury, been going on for a little while with slightly increased frequency
Bone pain: Can be caused by so many conditions I cannot answer this with a 400 character limit. Metabolic disorders, infection, neoplastic conditions (solid and hematologic malignancies and benign tumors), inflammatory conditions, nutritional deficiencies and congenital conditions can contribute to bone pain (that is not due to injury or repeated minor trauma). If this persists see a doctor! ...Read more
Since a few weeks my pulse frequency is down to 43 per minute. I feel fine, maybe more tired but could also be the job. What could be the cause?
Be normal HOWEVER a simple EKG will answer most questions. Suggest you check with your Primary Care Provider!
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I've had a sudden increase in migraines, that seem to be caused by muscle tension. I've found taking Anti-inflammatories works well. Are there risks taking them? I'm also concerned at the increased frequency of migraine, what should I do?
Be seen: If migraines are increasing in intensity, you need to be reevaluated by your neurologist. You are right to be concerned about over treatment, which can cause rebound headaches. Please be evaluated promptly. ...Read more