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Common Cold And Liver Tests
Viruses - yes: Viruses can commonly cause increases in liver enzymes. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
M, 41 y/o. During stress recurring pain in abdomen/back/urinary tract, sometimes cold symptoms. Ibuprofen helps, goes away on own. Prostatitis?
Prostatitis is : A. Possibility, but there are others aaas well. Please see a urologist to clinch the diagnosis and to treat the underlying condition appropriately. Best wishes. ...Read more
I've had cold symptoms for about 3 days, headache, sneezing, caughing, fever, nausea. when I cough I get a sharp pain in my lower Left abdomen. Help?
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More vulnerable: High stress can impair your immune system, leaving you more vulnerable to viral illness (colds, coughs, flu, etc). For instance, some research showed that students' immunity went down every year under the simple stress of a three-day exam period. Test takers had fewer natural killer cells, which fight tumors and viral infections. They produced much less immunity-boosting gamma interferon too. ...Read more
Likely no problem.: This does not seem to be a problem. You might just have had one high temperature reading. If you get some extra rest, you might not even get a cold. A little more rest, dinking plenty of fluids, and staying clean will give you a great chance of not even getting a cold, or at least, a quick recovery if you get one. ...Read more
What causes cold symptoms and why is it a necessary process to recovery which makes us more ill than the virus?
Body response: Cold symptoms (runny nose etc) are the body's response to an invading germ. Increase mucous to trap and eliminate the germ.Fever to cook it out. I am not sure about the second part of your question. I can tell you that there are many options that are natural that can speed healing form a cold that do not involve pharmaceuticals. ...Read more
Have high anxiety, went to er2x in dec and had negative chest xray and neg ddimers after chest pains, still have pains and now have cold symptoms, pe?
?PE: Often x-ray is normal in pe but hamptons hump or westermark sign are sometimes seen. D-dimer has a high sensitivity but low specificity meaning that if the test is negative, it is good for ruling out pe. If it is positive, it does not necessarily mean you have pe and further evaluation is recommended. If you look up well's criteria, you can calculate your pre-test probability. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cold symptoms for 9 days, is improving, but has had stomachache and diarrhea couple times last two days. Can a cold cause diarrhea? What's going on?
Is this a pattern?: If you have consistent symptoms which occur only at a certain time of day, these symptoms may be related to hormonal cycles that we all experience on a 24 basis. This is called your circadian rythym. For example, people tend to have more parasympathetic activity at night and parasympathetic activity can lead to runny nose, watery eyes, scratchy throat - all "cold symptoms". ...Read more
It is possible: Every patient responds to viral infections a bit differently. Most patients get typical symptoms of cough, runny nose and sore throat along with chills or body aches. Alternatively, your symptoms above may progress to a typical influenza presentation. Give your body rest and be sure to wash your hands :) ...Read more
My husband has had cold symptoms for about a week. He also has bad neck pain in the back of his neck. What would cause that?
Can teething be the cause of a fever that my 15 month old son has had it for 2 days. He has no cold symptoms all he has is fever and crankiness?
My IG is 0.03. High. I have no cold symptoms. Back hurts,fibro and arthritis.I'm exhausted. I'm going through a divorce and custody. I'm 34 yrs old.
Major Depression: I feel your distress. Being exhausted and having back pain are symptoms of depression. See Infectious Disease Specialist for IG level and Arthritis. See Psychiatrist for Therapy for ecstasy and agony of marriage, agony of divorce process and emotional turmoil about child custody. Be Captain of your thoughts, feelings and symptoms, not Victim. Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My feet have been cold/sweaty,very mild cold symptoms,running a fever of around 99 but it's only high at night and pain in the joints n my legs?
Cold symptoms, red spots high on my soft palate with a slight yellowing, sore throat, white hard palate, not fuzzy. Help?
20 year old female, sudden daily clear nose drips going on for months now, no cold symptoms or flu, what test it's recommended to minimize dr visits?
Not that easy: unfortunately you cannot be diagnosed online or be advised which test to pursue on your own to come up with a diagnosis, you need an expert, an ENT specialist to look into that, as the symptoms need to analysed in the context of good history and physical exam. If you have a problem with insurance, you can try free clinics or University / Teaching hospitals ENT clinics, good luck ...Read more
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