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I went to an online symptom checker. It said I might have hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. What do doctors say are the most common symptoms?
Really?: That's a tricky diagnosis for any entity that has not seen or examined you. The symptoms of hocm are quite common (breathlessness, chest discomfort, palpitations) as are the signs. If hocm is even a remote possibility, you best be seen by a cardiologist to confirm (or more likely, deny) the diagnosis by physical examination and an echocardiogram with/without physiologic maneuvers (he'll know!). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I went to an online symptom checker. It said I might have bird flu. What do doctors say are the most common symptoms?
Fever, chills, cough: The symptoms for influenza are fairly nonspecific - fever, chills, muscle aches and cough to start... And can include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc. If you are concerned and sick enough, go to your physician and get checked. If you are very ill, go to an ED and tell them what is going on; but either have an ambulance take you or a friend take you. Driving sick is worse than driving drunk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been diagnosed with a chest infection, however the symptoms on a medical website symptom checker suggest pneumonia. Can you help with please?
Do I have inhalation anthrax? I was on webmd symptom checker it says I have it I have a scratchy throat mild fever of99.5 & slight shortness of breath
Unusual term: Perhaps you refer to the auras that are associated with classical migraine, but do not include the headache. These include sparkling lights, loss of vision, numbness, even transient weakness, difficulty with speech, memory/focus issues, dizziness, nausea and general malaise, diarrhea. Typically, duration not more than 10-15 min, and may/may not be subsequent headache. ...Read more
Symptoms of endometrosist detailed! ruins in my family have pain both sides of abdomen 4 days late can having endo make it late? Please answer asap
Yes, but do hpt: If you are worried that you may be late for another reason i assume you are concerned that you might be pregnant. If that is a possibility then check a home pregnancy test. Pain from endometriosis is usually during or just before period. I recommend you tell your parents about this and get this checked out today. ...Read more
Check this site.: How about checking out "what to expect when you are expecting" either on-line or you can buy the book. It gives lots of details. ...Read more
I need detailed information & signs & symptoms of absence seizure disorder in children? How does it affect their daily lives?
Absence seizures can: Impact a child' s attention, behavior ; learning, even when controlled on medication. Request a " section 504" at school for any needed accommodations. .If sunlight precipitates them, wearing a large-brimmed hat when outside may help. The child should be monitored while swimming or on playground equipment.See https://www.Epilepsy.Com, the epilepsy foundation for facts ; resources. ...Read more