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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

Dr. Doanh Nguyen
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

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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 vaginal itching?

Could it be something bad if I have vaginal itching?

Unlikely: Vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a yeast infection, which is not dangerous. You can try using over the counter yeast infection medication if you have these symptoms. If your symptoms do not go away, you might consider seeing a doctor to evaluate the problem since it could be a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have armpit pain?

Could it be something bad if I have armpit pain?

Depends: For armpit pain, we worry about lymph nodes. You need a physical exam and possible a breast exam to make sure there isn't anything there. Unless you remember doing something specific to cause the pain, i recommend seeing your primary care physician to evaluate this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have abdominal skin itching?

Could it be something bad if I have abdominal skin itching?

See your doctor: It is unlikely that you have a serious illness, but that cannot be excluded without a complete history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have leg pain?

Depends: Yes it depends on the underlying cause which can for example related to circulation or nerves or muscles or tendons or bones. ...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 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 vaginal pain?

Unlikely: It is possible that you could have endometriosis, or fibroids, or a rash or even a skin condition in the vagina. But it is very rare that vaginal pain is a sign of something bad, such as cancer. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have shoulder pain?

Could it be something bad if I have shoulder pain?

See below: Most of the time pain in your body is not something "bad". Usually pain is your bodies way of telling you that you have done to much to a body part. You can have pain though with tears in tissues, infection and even tumors. I would suggest you seek medical advice. ...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 throat pain?

Could it be something bad if I have throat pain?

Possible: Throat pain may be a symptom of muscular problems, inflammation, cancer etc. Sometimes throat pain may be due to heart disease. ...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 spinal pain?

Yes: It could be something bad. However most causes of back pain are not necessarily serious. Virtually 100% of people have back pain at some point in their lifetime. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have painful urination?

Could it be something bad if I have painful urination?

Urination: It can be a sign of a urinary tract infection. However it can also be due to irritation of the urinary tube (urethra) due to soaps, chemicals, etc... The easiest test is a urinalysis with culture at a doctors office or er. ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have muscle pain?

Normal or abnormal?: Muscle pain is a very common symptom. It can be related to muscle overuse, imbalance, or tightness. Muscle pain can, depending on where it hurts, your age, and other symptoms be related to a more systemic cause. See your primary care physician or a physiatrist to help differentiate. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

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Arm Itching (Definition)

An irritating sensation that creates a desire to scratch the skin ...Read more