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What are the signs and causes af gout?

What are the signs and causes af gout?

Pain, Redness, Heat: Gout is a form of acute inflammatory arthritis caused by uric acid buildup. The hallmarks of inflammation- pain, redness, swelling, heat that come on abruptly are consistent with a gout attack. See a podiatrist to diagnose this. X-rays may be taken, and labs ordered to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the signs of tmj? What are the signs of TMJ and what causes it?

What are the signs of tmj? What are the signs of TMJ and what causes it?

TMJ syndrome: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. TMJ syndrome may cause ear pain, ringing in the ears, jaw locking, jaw clicking and pain behind the ear. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain expert for a consultation and treatment options. ...Read more

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What are causes and signs of type 1&2 diabetes?

What are causes and signs of type 1&2 diabetes?

Diabetes Type 1 & 2: Type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease caused by obesity, poor high-carb diet, sedentary lifestyle in someone with a genetic predisposition oftentimes. Signs can include increased thirst and urination. Type 1 is typically caused by an autoimmune attack on the islet cells of the pancreas. ...Read more

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What are the causes and signs of type 1&2 diabetes?

What are the causes and signs of type 1&2 diabetes?

Diabetes Type 1 & 2: Type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease caused by obesity, poor high-carb diet, sedentary lifestyle in someone with a genetic predisposition oftentimes. Signs can include increased thirst and urination. Type 1 is typically caused by an autoimmune attack on the islet cells of the pancreas. ...Read more

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What causes visual snow? And is it a sign of any diseases?

What causes visual snow? And is it a sign of any diseases?

Vitreous changes: Sounds like you might have: floaters. Floaters are common and usually due to a change in the protein composition of the vitreous (inside gel of the eye). Check with your eyemd that they are "just" floaters and not inflammation in the eye as new floaters can be a concern. ...Read more

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What causes speech loss even when there is no sign of stroke?

What causes speech loss even when there is no sign of stroke?

Stroke Speech Loss: Speech loss itself could be a manifestation of stroke. One does not have to have other motor or sensory deficit. Mri & mra of brain, will pick up, the missing links. Later, aggressive speech therapy, helps to bring back speech loss. ...Read more

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What is a stroke? What are the causes of strokes and what are the signs?

What is a stroke? What are the causes of strokes and what are the signs?

CVA: Stroke is blockage of blood vessels causing secondary death of brain tissue. This can occur due to local thrombosis or distal embolism. The latter might be due to a clot from the heart, the former associated with hypertension, diabetes, high blood fats, homocysteine. Could present with sudden focal weakness of arm and leg, loss of speech or vision, gait imbalance, etc. ...Read more

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Are endometriomas benign or mslignant? What is the cause? What are the signs and symptoms?

Are endometriomas benign or mslignant? What is the cause? What are the signs and symptoms?

Benign.: They are benign, and are simply blood collections from endometriosis. They occur commonly in people with endometriosis. The cause is not known. They frequently don't cause any symptoms at all, but they can be painful, or may felt on pelvic exam or seen on ultrasound as a mass. Their biggest significance is that they can be mistaken for something more serious, like ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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I'm a 45 yr old female. What causes me to wake up anywhere between 2-6 am every morning? Is it a sign of peri-menapause?

I'm a 45 yr old female. What causes me to wake up anywhere between 2-6 am every morning? Is it a sign of peri-menapause?

No: Not a sign of so called "Peri-menopause" rather a sign of Depression which in fact is common in "Peri-menopause". Its very common and very treatable. Seek help from your Primary Care Provider! ' Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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What are common signs and causes of retinal detachments?

What are common signs and causes of retinal detachments?

See a retina special: New or worse floaters in your vision or flashing lights or loss of peripheral vision (like a curtain or veil obstructing the vision) could indicate a retinal detachment. These symptoms require an urgent dilated retinal exam. Do not delay. ...Read more

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What is the sign and symptoms and cause of reye's syndroms?

What is the sign and symptoms and cause of reye's syndroms?

Reyes syndrome: Reyes syndrome is caused by giving Aspirin or othersalicylate drumsto a child who has a viral illness such as the flu. One can develop signs of liver failure, which consists of lethergy, vomiting, jaundice, which can cause seizures and eventually coma due high ammonia levels in the blood. ...Read more

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How does the upper notor neuron lesion cause the babinski sign?

How does the upper notor neuron lesion cause the babinski sign?

Higher brain centers: Babies normally have babinski responses but lose it as they mature. The response remains deep in the brain and spinal cord but is suppressed by the higher brain centers. If the higher brain centers become damaged, these primitive responses return because they are no longer being suppressed. Hope this helps to simplify the prior excellent answer. ...Read more

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What are some of the signs of internal bleeding? What causes it?

What are some of the signs of internal bleeding? What causes it?

Variable: If into abdominal cavity, pain, anemia, weakness, etc. If into bowel: positive stool for blood, or black stool, or frank blood with BM. Upper intestinal bleeding may have nausea, vomiting and hematemesis-- vomiting blood! ...Read more

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What is the main cause for autism? What signs should I watch out for?

What is the main cause for autism? What signs should I watch out for?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD): Involves difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors, starting with early brain development and usually emerging age 2-3. Causes appear to include genetic and environment. The following website is an excellent source of information to guide you: http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/autism/detail_autism. Htm. ...Read more

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Why does an upper motor neuron lesion cause a positive babinski sign?

Why does an upper motor neuron lesion cause a positive babinski sign?

Extensor respons: The presence of a Babinski sign suggests an upper motor neuron lesion, although in infants the presence of the dorsiflexion of the great toe with plantar stimulation can be normal. Simplifying, it's thought by some it may be related to the difference between the anatomical flexors behaving differently, more as extensors. Medicine Decoded has a reasonable explanation of this. ...Read more

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Need some more info. About the causes and signs of alagille syndrome please help!?

Need some more info. About the causes and signs of alagille syndrome please help!?

Genetic disease: Alagille syndrome is a genetic disease which most importantly affects the liver. Significant congenital heart disease also is common. Over 90% of affected patients have a mutation or deletion in the jag1 gene. The liver disease is characterized by abnormal bile ducts. Each individual is affected differently, from mild effects to severe liver failure requiring transplantation. ...Read more

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Lacking ubiquitin causes the sign and symptoms of angelman syndrome, is that true?

Lacking ubiquitin causes the sign and symptoms of angelman syndrome, is that true?

Lacking enzyme: Angelman Syndrome lacks a functioning ubiquitin ligase enzyme used in the metabolism of ubiquitin. ...Read more

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I would love to know more information on the allen-masters syndrome. Signs, symptoms and causes...

I would love to know more information on the allen-masters syndrome. Signs, symptoms and causes...

Very old terminology: That is a very old term for defects in the pelvic peritoneum and pelvic muscles. The primary cause being endometriosis and traumatic vaginal birth. That term is almost never used anymore. Instead doctors focus on the underlying cause. Pelvic pain and painful intercourse are the most common symptoms. ...Read more

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Is a laten phase of 12 days normal or is it a sign of low progesterone also can a laten phase of 12 days cause a misccarrage?

Is a laten phase of 12 days normal or is it a sign of low progesterone also can a laten phase of 12 days cause a misccarrage?

Luteal?: I think you are askign about a luteal phase defect. 12 days falls within normal limits, but a lpd is not diagnosed by counting days, it's based on endometrial biopsy, two fo them. There is no clear reason for using Progesterone in your case. ...Read more