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Could it be something bad if I have alopecia?

Could it be something bad if I have alopecia?

Cosmetic: The only internal association alopecia aerate is occasional thyroid inflammation .Otherwise ot is limited to a cosmetic issue and is treatable. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have urticaria?

Could it be something bad if I have urticaria?

Urticaria - hives: Most urticaria represent mild symptoms of allergy with a raised red bump on the skin and itching. They usually come on abruptly with a lot of itching. Most urticaria represent just a local skin reaction to some antigen. Local reactions are usually not very severe. The problem is that over time local reactions can progress to systemic reactions with repeated exposure, and that could cause high risk. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have amenorrhea?

Could it be something bad if I have amenorrhea?

Probably not: It could be something serious but probably not. However, if it continues it will lead to premature bone loss and that could become serious after several years. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have anemia?

Could it be something bad if I have anemia?

Severe anemia...: Can be very harmful to your health. It can cause syncope (or passing out). It can worsen the effects of heart disease or lung diseases. Mild anemia should be managed with supplements to replete iron and vitamin c. Your doctor should also try to fix causes of your anemia and should rule out various cancers. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have syncope?

Could it be something bad if I have syncope?

Yes, is serious: Syncope is just blacking out or fainting--the problem it can be cardiac, neurological from a long list of causes--at least it could be due to change position, low blood pressure--check with primary doctor but bring witness, video of event. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have bruising?

Could it be something bad if I have bruising?

It could: The location of the bruising can also help decide. If it is mostly over the sun exposed surfaces of the forearms, it is most likely due to photodamaged skin. If the brusises are scattered on other parts of the body, it would be best to see your docor. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have ataxia?

Could it be something bad if I have ataxia?

Depends: It's never normal to have ataxia. There are many causes including alcohol abuse, stroke, tumor, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, genetic problems... Treatment depends on the cause. If you have ataxia, you need to see your doctor very soon to have it evaluated. Don't play around when it comes to the nervous system. Take care. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have dizziness?

Could it be something bad if I have dizziness?

Potentially yes: You would need to consult a primary care physician before referring to cardiologist or neurologist depending on the outcome of the test to narrow down the cause of dizziness. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have bradycardia?

Could it be something bad if I have bradycardia?

Maybe: How low is the heart rate and do you have any symptoms at this level: fatigue, dizzy, confused...Some elite athletes can have very low heart rate but for the general population, depending on the factors above, it could also indicate a heart conduction problem (or medication side effects). See your primary care physician who knows you best to see if this is something to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have aphasia?

Could it be something bad if I have aphasia?

Yes: The inability to understand or use language, the definition of aphasia, has wide implications. And some of the causes may be helped with very early intervention. Get to an er now! ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have confusion?

Could it be something bad if I have confusion?

YES!!: Confusion can be associated with any number of problems affecting your brain, many of which are porentially fatal. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have abscess?

Could it be something bad if I have abscess?

Painful infection: An abcesses is a localized painful infection amd can be treated easily with minor incision amddrainage. There will be discharge forva few days until infection resolves and it will leaveca scar. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have liver pain?

Could it be something bad if I have liver pain?

Maybe: Pain in right upper quadrant of abd (liver area) may be from the liver, gallbladder, colon, kidney, less likely from the stomach or duodenum. If from liver can be due to stretch of capsule from blood flow (runner's stitch), or fat, clot, tumor, infection (viral hep-lots of types, parasites, bacterial infection), toxic hepatitis from drugs, autoimmune inflammation, etc. See ur doc. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have bleeding tendency?

Could it be something bad if I have bleeding tendency?

Could be serious: There are many reasons to have a bleeding tendency, some of which are very serious. These can be a sign of a blood disorder or bone marrow problem. Other medical problems can also cause this. This is something that needs to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have arm cut?

Could it be something bad if I have arm cut?

Laceration: Well, the problem depends on several factors. The mechanism of injury and if there is a retained foreign body in the wound. Then, the wound itself...Depth, length, and injury to associated underlying structures. The loss of function...What you are now unable to do...Is directly related to the severity of the injury. Let a specialist take a look and determine the true severity of the injury. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have arm itching?

Could it be something bad if I have arm itching?

Unlikely: Itching, without an apparent rash or other abnormalities is likely to be without serious consequences. Try emollients and if it does not get better in a couple of weeks, you may wish to see a doctor so that a physical examination may be carried out to ascertain a cause. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have behavioral problem?

How about: Neither "good" nor "bad", but rather is it working for you. If not, get some help to change it. ...Read more

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