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Why am I experiencing sudden vision changes?

Why am I experiencing sudden vision changes?

Vision: Sudden and persistent visual difficulty should alarm you enough to see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing a long mental breakdown?

I've been experiencing a long mental breakdown?

Call for help: Difficult to assess your condition on such a platform and probably you need a detailed assessment by your doctor and mental health specialist ...Read more

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I have been experiencing migrain, what should I do?

I have been experiencing migrain, what should I do?

Find help: You do NOT have to live with migraine and endure periodic debilitating headaches, as there are several preventative OTC approaches, but also multiple meds to curtail or control headaches at time of occurrence. Suggest you schedule Concierge appt here on-site. ...Read more

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Experiencing dizzines sporadically for brief times?

Experiencing dizzines sporadically for brief times?

See your doctor: See your doctor who can get a more detailed history and do a physical exam and any testing if needed, can be numerous causes. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a cough. What could be causing it?

I am experiencing a cough. What could be causing it?

Many causes.: Cough usually is caused by three different etiologies. It can be caused from post nasal drip such as from the sinuses or from the stomach contents refluxing into the lungs or from an intrinsic lung condition such as asthma, bronchitis, or pneumonia. Sometimes medications such as ace-inhibitors can cause a nagging cough. A cough lasting more than a week or so should prompt a doctor's visit. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing pain in my left chest when coughing?

I'm experiencing pain in my left chest when coughing?

Muscle strain?: If the pain is in the chest wall, you may have pulled a muscle coughing. If it happens when you take a deep breath it may be pleurisy. If this is a recent cough and it has not cleared in a week, time to call the doctor. ...Read more

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How to control a person experiencing excited delirium?

How to control a person experiencing excited delirium?

Medication: The first step is to try to orient the person and quiet him/her down. If that does not work, it may be necessary to use medications: antipsychotics and/or antianxiety. ...Read more

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Is it common to start experiencing osteoporosis at 46?

Is it common to start experiencing osteoporosis at 46?

No, but its possible: Osteoporosis, aka decreased bone mass, becomes more common as we age. However, it is dependent upon many factors such as the age of the onset of menopause and the quality of your bone health as a younger person. It would be out of the ordinary to have osteoporosis at that young of an age but not impossible. If you are concerned, you should discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a cold and a cough I feel weird?

I am experiencing a cold and a cough I feel weird?

Weird, Cold: Sorry to hear you are feeling weird. But need to ask me a question that I can answer. Recommend second opinion with me now. ...Read more

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How can I eat properly when your experiencing bad grief?

How can I eat properly when your experiencing bad grief?

Write in your planne: Planner, the times you usually ate and look at it often to jog your memory. Reach out to your friends/family. Set an alarm to remind you and see a therapist to talk over the grief. Take it one day at a time. ...Read more

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Been experiencing severe cold, what could be the problem?

Been experiencing severe cold, what could be the problem?

Particularly severe: Not all cold viruses are alike. A particularly virulent one can make your recovery more difficult. ...Read more

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What are the chances of experiencing Anaesthesia Awareness?

What are the chances of experiencing Anaesthesia Awareness?

1 or 2 out of 10, 000: Medical procedures involving anesthesias per the American Society of Anesthesiologists. If you think you are experiencing anesthesia awareness during a procedure tell your physician anesthesiologist or health care team as soon as possible. Address these concerns with the team before you undergo anesthesia. Good luck! ...Read more

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What do you do for a child who is experiencing growing pains?

What do you do for a child who is experiencing growing pains?

Reassurance: Reassurance is number one. Secondly, if the pain is "severe", simple analgesics like tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin would normally suffice. Avoiding excessive sports activities, known to cause/aggravate pain may be sometimes helpful. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing pinkish discharge, what could it be...

I have been experiencing pinkish discharge, what could it be...

More info, pls: The color of discharge is not diagnostic. Pinkish discharge in pregnancy can indicate imminent labor and is better known as bloody show. Otherwise, it may indicate some bleeding out of the vagina. Although it may normal as well. Mid cycle bleeding, known as mittle schmertz is another uncommon cause of such complaint. ...Read more

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Experiencing a sense of urgency but feeling ok after it passes?

Urgency: Urinary urgency is sometimes a symptom of more serious problems. In general it is common and can be due to medications, caffeine consumption, overactive bladder or even mood and anxiety. If symptoms persist, see a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I cure a bug bite if I'm experiencing pain and swelling?

How can I cure a bug bite if I'm experiencing pain and swelling?

Insect bite: Try applying ice directly onto the bite for 10-15 minutes. This will relieve the discomfort and may reduce the inflammation. ...Read more

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If I am experiencing side effects of my medicine what should I do?

If I am experiencing side effects of my medicine what should I do?

Immediately stop: Stop taking your medication. If you experience any shortness of breath or rash all over body contact your nearest emergency room immediately ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen when someone is experiencing a stroke?

I'm curious what could happen when someone is experiencing a stroke?

F.A.S.T.: The most common stroke symptoms are remembered by using fast: f- face. Does one side droop when smiling? A-arms. If the person lifts the arms does one drift down? S- speech. As the person talks us the speech strangled or slurred? If any of these are present, the t is for time. Call 9-1-1 immediately. The quicker someone receives medical care the more options are available. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing some side effects from my medication. Is that normal?

I'm experiencing some side effects from my medication. Is that normal?

Contact your doctor: Side effects are not necessarily "normal" but they can be "expected." this will depend on the side effect and the medication taken. Some side effects are not serious, but others can be life threatening. Best to contact your doctor for specifics. ...Read more

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Will using baby powder while I'm experiencing discharge make it worse?

Will using baby powder while I'm experiencing discharge make it worse?

No: Vaginal discharge is usually due to one of several infections; yeast, bacterial or protozoal. The baby powder will not make the infections worse, but they certainly will not make them go away either. See your doctor about the discharge. ...Read more

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I am experiencing fishy odor and I got an abortion about a month ago.

I am experiencing fishy odor and I got an abortion about a month ago.

Possible Infection: It is possible you have Bacterial Vaginosis (Infection).Consult your Gynecologist as you may need antibiotcs if it is due to bacterial infection ...Read more

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I have been experiencing "cheerio" tasting burps lately, what is this?

I have been experiencing "cheerio" tasting burps lately, what is this?

What is in stomach?: The taste of your "burps" is a function of the food in your stomach! There is no particular significance to the "cheerio" taste. I hope this helps! To Your Best Health, Dr Hodge ...Read more

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What to do if I want to know if I am experiencing symptoms of menopause?

What to do if I want to know if I am experiencing symptoms of menopause?

Symptoms: Symptoms of menopause can include hot flashes, night sweats, weight gain, and fatigue. Emotional symptoms can include mood swings, irritability, anxiety, depressed mood, panic attacks and difficulty concentrating. There can be vaginal dryness and drop in sex drive. Additional issues can include problems with sleep, loss of hair and problems with memory. This is not a complete list of possible >>. ...Read more

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Been experiencing huge headaches and back pains. What can I take for this?

Been experiencing huge headaches and back pains. What can I take for this?

Relief of pain: Contact your doctor to determine what type of headache you have and its relationship to the back pain.
While awaiting information from your doctor you can try ibuprofen, Acetaminophen or naprosyn (naproxen) (aleve). ...Read more

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I think I'm experiencing ovulation pains. How do I know that's it for sure?

I think I'm experiencing ovulation pains. How do I know that's it for sure?

Ovulation chart: You should ovulate about midcycle. If you chart your periods, beginning with the first day of your period, you should ovulate midway to the next first day. You can also do basal body temperatures to follow your ovulation. The definitive test would be to have an ultrasound to check, but it is not necessary if you know when you ovulate. ...Read more

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What can lead to the body to get shaky when experiencing emotions or stress?

What can lead to the body to get shaky when experiencing emotions or stress?

If you are having a: Fight/ flight reaction you could have release of Adrenalin which could cause shakiness. ...Read more