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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more


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What could cause random mood swings?

What could cause random mood swings?

Many possibilities: By random, I am presuming you mean unrelated to external stimuli. Mood swings is very non-specific. Everyone has mood variability. Thyroid and other hormones influence mood and many other physical conditions can effect mood. Bipolar disorder leads to variable degrees of mood swings. If you or someone around you feels your mood swings are excessive, see a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What causes mood swings due to pms?

What causes mood swings due to pms?

Not Clear: Some amount of mood change in the pre-menstrual period is normal. And changing hormone levels seem associated with mood swings (for instance around the time of menopause). How that works is not clear. It is clear that if you add a little bit of depression to the normal variability of mood, you can end up with really bad pms. Serotonin drugs given right then help. ...Read more

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Do UTI cause mood swings?

Possibly: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Does anemia cause mood swings?

Does anemia cause mood swings?

Not really: Anemia is the low hemoglobin level that can be secondary to many causes. U can be fatigued and may feel short of breath because of anemia and that feeling of generalized weakness can make u cranky though. ...Read more

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Why does anemia cause mood-swings?

Why does anemia cause mood-swings?

See below: Anemia can cause fatigue and low energy, similar to depression. Anemia coupled with other medical illness could result in delirium, one symptom of which can be mood swings. ...Read more

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Could steroid creams cause mood swings?

Highly unlikely: Applied externally, steroid creams would have no way to cause chemical changes in your brain. The relief of the itching might elevate your mood. Sorry. ...Read more

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Can MS cause memory problems and mood swings?

Can MS cause memory problems and mood swings?

You bet it could: About 65 % of ms patients experience some cognitive issues, and emotional lability and inappropriate behavior can be an issue. Symptomatic medications can help immensely, and memory enhancing agents, and a drug called nuedexta can be of great value. ...Read more

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Can desoximetasone (topical creme, . 25%) cause mood swings and agression in young children?

Can desoximetasone (topical creme, . 25%) cause mood swings and agression in young children?

Unlikely: Topical steroids which are applied only on the skin typically only cause adverse effects on the skin. They are usually not absorbed enough systemically to cause other effects. I think in order to cause any systemic effects large amounts would have to applied to the whole body or at least a large percentage of the body. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there is a certain kind of testosterone that men can take that doesn't cause mood swings?

Testosterone-Mood: Low testosterone levels are common in later years. Total level may still be normal but free testo. Is low. Such is associated with slight depression, and lassitude. Best administration route is topical as the skin acts as a timed release vehicle. The symptoms of low t are relieved by use. Just one type of t. Mood swings may suggest need for a mental health evaluation by your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible for bad OCD to cause mood swings? Some days I can controls my thoughts and other days something sets it off and it gets bad for a week

Is it possible for bad OCD to cause mood swings? Some days I can controls my thoughts and other days something sets it off and it gets bad for a week

OCD: Ocd can cause mood swings as the energy it takes to keep up with the rituals and obsessions can be exhausting and affect your temperament. Consult with a mental health professional experienced in treating ocd and read the updated articles on treatment on the soundmindz. Org web site. My best. ...Read more

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What causes mood swings in men?

What causes mood swings in men?

Complex question: There are so many possible causes: 1) stress, 2) depression, 3) bipolar disorder, 4) anxiety, 5) medical problems, 6) interpersonal conflict, 7) medication side effect, . .... Without more information, it's impossible to answer more precisely. ...Read more

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What causes very bad mood swings?

Mood Disorders: The most common cause of mood swings is a mood disorder. Depending what you mean by a "mood swing" you could be talking about a mild form of bipolar. There are some medical illnesses that can do this, so definitely go see your doctor. ...Read more

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My question is what causes mood swings during menopause?

PMS: Fluctuations of hormones in some an increase as during monthly ovoulations hormones shift in quanitiy. This also known as pms. ...Read more

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Does asthma cause mood swings?

Does asthma cause mood swings?

No...but...: No...But the medications you take for asthma can have an affect on your mood per say. Albuterol can make you anxious. Steroids can make you moody as well. Asthma as a disease process itself though does not cause mood swings. If you have a bad case of asthma and you feel sick a lot...That can make you feel moody. ...Read more

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Does valacyclovir cause mood swings?

A common side effect: Emotional disturbances are common side effects of this medication. Hopefully, your need for it is quite short-term and you will enjoy your moods stabilizing rapidly. Talk with your prescribing physician about this especially if you will be on the medication awhile. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does social anxiety cause mood swings?

Does social anxiety cause mood swings?

Anything distressing: Can contribute to feeling depressed, especially if you can't find a way to relieve the distress. Learn to manage the anxiety with relaxation training and cognitive therapy by talking to a mental health professional. ...Read more

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Is it true that periods actually cause mood swings?

Certainly: The hormonal fluctuatoins can trigger mood swings commonly referred to as pms. About 30% of women report this. More severe and disruptive fluctuations are experienced in 8-10% of these women and is referred to as premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd). Consulting with an ob/gyn is wise, as there are treatment options that can keep moods and life on a more even keel. ...Read more

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What can cause frequent headaches and sudden mood swings?

Let's make a list: Menopause, bipolar disease, severe anxiety, menarche, steroid withdrawal, benzodiazepine withdrawal, stress, sleep deprivation, oral contraceptives, ptsd, traumatic brain injury. ...Read more

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What are the causes of frequent headaches and sudden mood swings?

What are the causes of frequent headaches and sudden mood swings?

Bipolar?: Mood disorders are large group. I can 't be more specific based on information you submitted. Read dsm-iv; it published on line.
Many primary care doctors are well trained to treat mental/psychiatric disorders. Do not be shy; go get help from your doctor. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts cause mood swings?

Do ovarian cysts cause mood swings?

Ovarian cysts: In some cases, sure. Consult your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Does a brain abcess cause mood swings like cryinf and angry?

Does a brain abcess cause mood swings like cryinf and angry?

May be variable: The symptoms may vary depending on the site of the abscess and its size and also if acute infection is associated with the abscess ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Mood (Definition)

Is how a patient says they feel, or how someone feels internally, versus how someone's mood appears, which is called "affect." if you say your mood is "happy, " and you appear to be so, we would say that your affect is congruent. If, however, you actually look really angry, we would say your mood is "happy" and ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Fibroid (Definition)

A leiomyomata (fibroid) is a smooth muscle growth in the uterus that is rubbery, binds the female hormone estrogen and can grow to "epic" proportions causing distortion of the uterus. They cause bleeding, and burning pain (aka "fireball tumor") as ...Read more