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What could cause an onset of severe muscle fatigue in a middle age adult?

What could cause an onset of severe muscle fatigue in a middle age adult?

Difficult question: This question needs more data. If it is after sports activity, we still need to know after how long and how much sport? This usually as a result of spine problems in general, or arterial flow promblem. If occurred suddenly with no sport , and persisted, then question is embolism to brain or ischemic problem, if resoled there is a question of tia. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

A disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways, caused ...Read more


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What are symptoms of young onset of Parkinson's disease?

What are symptoms of young onset of Parkinson's disease?

See below: Most often there is a unilateral resting tremor in hand, but occasionally there may be vague stiffness or gait imbalance. On occasion, one might see chronic constipation, or impaired swallowing which seems nonspecific, and unilateral foot dystonia, or cramping may occur very early. If there is a question or if runs in your family, see a neurologist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of childhood onset schitozophrenia?

What are the symptoms of childhood onset schitozophrenia?

Childhood onset of: Schizophrenia is rare & is the same condition that occurs in adulthood. Symptoms include hallucinations; delusions (fixed false beliefs); irrational behavior & thinking; & problems carrying out routine daily tasks. Early diagnosis via proper psychiatric & psychological evaluation is necessary to develop appropriate individualized treatment plan to achieve best function. ...Read more

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Is the onset of early adult schizophrenia sudden or gradual?

Is the onset of early adult schizophrenia sudden or gradual?

Either: Schizophrenia can present for some individuals abruptly while others it is a more gradual onset. Usually it is more of a gradual onset. ...Read more

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What is the symptom progression of teen onsetting juvenile idiopathic arthritis?

What is the symptom progression of teen onsetting juvenile idiopathic arthritis?

Damage if untreated: Children under the age of 16 get juvenile idiopathic arthritis (jia) which is an autoimmune disease affecting the joints but very different in many respects from rheumatoid arthritis. Even as older adults, they are adults with jia. Older teenagers can develop rheumatoid factor positive polyarticulatar jia that looks very similar to RA and may develop into a disease that looks similar to ra. ...Read more

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What types of things cause shortness of breath in nonasthmatic teen?

What types of things cause shortness of breath in nonasthmatic teen?

Normal or not?: Since everybody becomes short of breath with exertion, it should first be determined if this is normal. Valvular and congenital heart disease, and various non-asthmatic lung diseases cause pathological breathlessness. Specific cardiac examples include: rheumatic heart disease (mitral stenosis), dilated or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and a large variety of congenital defects. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of delayed reaction allergies in young children?

What are symptoms of delayed reaction allergies in young children?

Delayed reaction: Symptoms do not appear for hours or even days. Poison ivy and similar plants cause some of the best-known delayed hypersensitivity reactions. When a person first touches the plant, no reaction occurs for the first 24 to 48 hours. Read more: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/253484-types-of-delayed-reaction-allergies/#ixzz2vcsli9lf. ...Read more

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What causes asthma to occur in children?

What causes asthma to occur in children?

Genetics/external fr: There is ample evidence that true asthma is genetically linked to the issues of allergy & eczema & frequency is higher when one or both parents are affected. Lower respiratory tract viruses often trigger both infectious wheezing & that of true asthma early on with infectious wheezing subsiding after 3-4y. Allergies often co-exist but less than 5% of events are allergy driven alone. ...Read more

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How common is vocal cord dysfunctional in the diagnosis of late onset asthma?

How common is vocal cord dysfunctional in the diagnosis of late onset asthma?

See below: As far as i understand, vocal cord dysfunction and asthma are separate entities, but i would like to see a pulmonologist's opinion. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of adult respiratory distress syndrome?

What are the early symptoms of adult respiratory distress syndrome?

Trouble breathing : The one symptoms that all who get ARDS is dyspnea, which progresses to an inability to breath on their own. Cough may be present, but not always, fever may be present, as well as chest tightness. Pain is usually absent. ...Read more

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What could cause a sudden onset of basic allergies?

What could cause a sudden onset of basic allergies?

Depends ...: It's a little hard to answer without knowing the symptoms you developed..Where you live...Have you had changes at home(ie. Got 3 new cats or?). But, anyone can develop allergies at almost any age. Depending on your symptoms there are good over the counter medicines to try(allegra, zyrtec, nasalcrom, (cromolyn) zaditor)..But always read the labels. Here's a good website to check out: www.Acaai.Org. ...Read more

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What causes acute epiglottitis in children?

What causes acute epiglottitis in children?

Mostly infection: Very rare infection of epiglottis, flap of elastic cartilage tissue covered with mucous membrane, attached to the entrance of the larynx, blocking entrance of food into airway when swallowing. Since vaccination for hemophilus influenza even rarer.Most common organism causing epiglottitis now is streptococcus pneumoniae. Other organisms include parainfluenzae, varicella-zoster, herpes simplex. ...Read more

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Sudden (overnight) onset of severe allergies. What pollen causes this?

Sudden (overnight) onset of severe allergies.  What pollen causes this?

Onset allergy: Overnight one is in bed which is a resevoir for dust mites. Also, pollens blowing in from an open window. Also, mold exposure can occur especially in old houses with wet basements. ...Read more

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What trauma could cause symptoms of acoa (adult child of an alcoholic)?

What trauma could cause symptoms of acoa (adult child of an alcoholic)?

Alcoholism: The trauma is mainly psychological in growing up in a family where one or both parents has alcohol addiction. Such children develop coping mechanism included in the 12 steps and traditions in the association's chartered ...Read more

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What factors contributes to an onset of menstruation in young girls?

What factors contributes to an onset of menstruation in young girls?

Genetics and weight: Most girls have their first period at a age similar the their mothers. Overweight females tend to have an earlier onset of puberty. In most girls having precocious puberty, no cause is identified, but evaluation by a pediatric endocrinologist is needed. The genes and receptors controlling the onset of puberty are being studied. We don't have a final answer yet. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden onset of absence seizures in 17 y.O. Female?

What can cause sudden onset of absence seizures in 17 y.O. Female?

Many possible causes: There are several well-known conditions that can result in absence seizures in this age group. Some like juvenile myoclonic epilepsy are genetic. You will need an eeg to determine that these are in fact absence seizures since complex partial seizures may look the same. Most of these seizure types respond well to medications. Some types of absence seizures get better with age. ...Read more

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What's most likely age of onset of Asperger s syndrome signs and symptoms?

What's most likely age of onset of Asperger s syndrome signs and symptoms?

Autism Spectrum D/O: Symptoms r; impairment in social interaction, , but usually has by restricted and repetitive interests and behavior , but have no general delay in language or cognitive development and can start by age of 3 years ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of mild asthma in an adult?

What are the signs and symptoms of mild asthma in an adult?

Symptoms...: Asthma symptoms include shortness of breath, cough (usually non-productive), wheezing. Sometimes, wheezing can be present in an asymptomatic patient. So, in the mildest asthma, there can be symptoms only at certain times like at night or with activity, or sometimes none at all. ...Read more

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What is the age group of pediatric asthma ?

What is the age group of pediatric asthma ?

Asthma: I am not sure what do you mean by pediatric asthma age group. The most common age of asthma is between 5-15 years of age. ...Read more

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How do symptoms of celiac disease differ from age of onset?

How do symptoms of celiac disease differ from age of onset?

Varied: The symptoms of celiac disease are quite varied. However, failure to thrive (failure to gain weight) is a common symptom in child who are diagnoses with celiac disease. Other symptoms of and pain, diarrhea and nutrient deficiencies can be seen in different age groups. ...Read more

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