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How do I know if I have als, MS or none?

How do I know if I have als, MS or none?

Unlikely you do: If you possessed als, you would have muscle weakness, atrophy, and flickering of muscles. Ms would experience problems with imbalance, loss of vision, incoordination, fatigue, cognitive issues, leg weakness, etc. Why are you worried? See your doctor and enquire about your health. ...Read more

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Multiple Sclerosis (Definition)

A progressive disease that interferes with the functioning of the central nervous system and brain. Symptoms include numbness, impairment of speech and of muscular coordination, blurred ...Read more


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Rhumotologist said I don't have fybomyalgia . Didn't do the pressure point test. What can I do. I feel I do have this?

 Rhumotologist  said I don't have  fybomyalgia . Didn't do the pressure point test. What can I do. I feel I do have this?

Listen to Rhumato: LOGIST:-) Fibromyalgia is diagnosis of Exclusion and your Doctor must have explanation for your symptoms. Besides if the Diagnosis is made , but there is no REAL TREATMENT sothre is no advantage of "Pressure point will diagnose this"? Instead he is trying to focus onto giving you the hope so that some thing treatable is not missed. Stay active, exercise regularly, Stretching will also help. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a positive TB test?

How do I know if I have a positive TB test?

If there is a bump: When TB infects the body the infection gets walled off by antibodies. The medical person injects a manufactured antibody under your skin that reacts to the TB antibody. If a bump appears at the injection site after 48 hours it means you have the antibody to TB already in your body and therefore have TB infection. It does not mean that you have active disease or are contagious. ...Read more

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Should I take some urine tests if I think I have diabetes?

Should I take some urine tests if I think I have diabetes?

Yes: Sugar in urine can clue you in to whether you could have diabetes but it is not used to diagnose diabetes. The three tests approved for diagnosis of diabetes are: fasting blood sugar, hemoglobin a1c, and oral glucose tolerance test (ogtt). ...Read more

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I have tn and hyperreflexia do I have ms?

I have tn and hyperreflexia do I have ms?

Unlikely, but: Tn is trigeminal neuralgia? Should have MRI and see if there is some blood vessel or boney protruberance compressing nerve. Hyper-reflexia is non-specific. Although ms can be associated with your problems and more, it is more likely something different is causing your issues. See a neurologist and get all of this under control. ...Read more

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Dose IVF test you for herpes i think I have it i haven't been tested yet but i'm very sure I have herpes?

Dose IVF test you for herpes i think I have it i haven't been tested yet but i'm very sure I have herpes?

No: Ivf doctors don't routinely screen for herpes. Some doctors have the capability of testing you but you're likely best off testing with your gynecologist. It's critical for you, your partner, and your possible future baby that you get properly diagnosed if you think you may have herpes. ...Read more

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I think i may have MS (multiple sclerosis). What should I do?

I think i may have MS (multiple sclerosis). What should I do?

See neurologist: You need to get diagnosed, so that if you really do have ms, it can be treated and controlled. Get a consultation, and find out the cause of your symptoms, as it may be a very different problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I have positive ANA test 1/320 nucleolar pattern and have no symptom. do What to do if I have autoimmune disease?

What to do if I have positive ANA test 1/320 nucleolar pattern and have no symptom. do What to do if I have autoimmune disease?

Do nothing: If you have no symptoms, why was the ANA ordered in the first place? It makes no sense to me. The ANA is nonspecific. If you are concerned, consult a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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I think I have systemic lupus. How do I get my doctor to run tests?

I think I have systemic lupus. How do I get my doctor to run tests?

See doctor.and talk: Let your doctor do an exam and take a physical exam - lab tests are only helpful if the rest fits. They confirm what is seen and heard by your doctor. If your symptoms and physical findings fit, then the tests come next. ...Read more

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How do you know of you have dyslexia.I have done tests online and they say I have a highchance for it which i think i have.But my doctor won't test me?

How do you know of you have dyslexia.I have done tests online and they say I have a highchance for it which i think i have.But my doctor won't test me?

Try at school: Hopefully, your school will have the ability to evaluate you for this. A teacher you trust is a good place to start. Educators are really better than doctors for this and they may find ways to help you compensate for the challenge. Good luck - you'll find someone to help - keep trying - librarians can be good resources too. ...Read more

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If I have had blood tests done it would show if I have any std's right?

If I have had blood tests done it would show if I have any std's right?

If ordered: It's also important to note that specific tests do need to be ordered. If your doc just wanted to "check some basic blood work, " he/she may or may not have specifically ordered std tests unless you had discussed it. It would not be included in a typical blood count or even comprehensive metabolic panel. ...Read more

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I have pregnancy symtoms but i took 2 test and they came out negative. What do I have?

I have pregnancy symtoms but i took 2 test and they came out negative. What do I have?

Time & technique: Did you miss your period? Home pregnancy test should be done 4-5 days after a missed period. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and you may consult this site for more info. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/pages/causes.aspx. ...Read more

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I have herpes symptoms, but neg. Results. What should I do?

I have herpes symptoms, but neg. Results. What should I do?

...: In the us, amongst sexually active people the most common causes of genital ulcers are herpes and syphilis. Less common causes are chancroid and donovanosis. Non-infectious causes can include fixed drug reaction and behcet's. A visit to the doctor can help determine the cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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If I don't have any symptoms, how did my mono test come out positive?

If I don't have any symptoms, how did my mono test come out positive?

You had it before: The most likely reason is you had it in the past, as many of the mono screening tests can remain positive for quite a while (years). There are also other conditions that can turn the screening tests positive. There are more specific tests for the main cause of mono,and these can often provide a better sense of timing. ...Read more

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I think I might be pregnant, but the tests are negative. What do I do?

Well: Well chances are you are not pregnant if test is neg. but if still worried ask your doctor for the blood test. ...Read more

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What to do if I have had a blood test done as my doctors think I may have digeorge syndrome, if it comes back that I do have?

What to do if I have had a blood test done as my doctors think I may have digeorge syndrome, if it comes back that I do have?

Glad for the checkup: It's fairly common for an adult to be diagnosed with DiGeorge, which is often quite mild. If you do have it -- and especially if it's been causing you problems with calcium homeostasis -- you'll be pleased with how much better you'll probably feel on treatment. ...Read more