Top
10
Doctor insights on: Give Symptoms Get Diagnosis

Share
1

1
Is there any docs that will please take a min to look at my symptoms on my profile, it gives u a better understanding u can't get in this 1 ques please help!

Is there any docs that will please take a min to look at my symptoms on my profile, it gives u a better understanding u can't get in this 1 ques please help!

Question fuzzy: Patients need to tell us what, where, when, why, how, who, etc. When did problem start, is constant, what type pain, does pain radiate, what diagnosis from other doctor, does activity incite symptom, does lying down or food worsen, what body part affected, any injuries, etc. Doctors need clues in order to improve our guessability. ...Read more

2

2
If I have mono, can I give it to someone who already had it 3 years ago? In other words, will they get symptoms of mono again?

If I have mono, can I give it to someone who already had it 3 years ago? In other words, will they get symptoms of mono again?

EBV: Infectious mononucleosis can recur, since once you have been infected it never goes away. It is like a squatter you cannot evict. It is unlikely that you will be reinfected since you already have the virus within your body. Epstein barr virus is a herpes virus and all of them act the same way. Once you get them - they are always yours. ...Read more

3

3
Do you give out advice on what something may be? Like if i told you symptoms of something could i get your professional opinion?

Do you give out advice on what something may be? Like if i told you symptoms of something could i get your professional opinion?

Sure: Just post clear questions, and doctors on healthtap can answer them with useful information for you. When a member is submitting her question, the screen will show similar questions already answered, so the member might find her answer immediately that way. ...Read more

4

4
Every time my boyfriend gives me oral i get thrush. Why is this? He has no symptoms of oral thrush.

Every time my boyfriend gives me oral i get thrush. Why is this? He has no symptoms of oral thrush.

Candida colonisation: He has a fungal ( candida a.) colonization of the genital area and you have probably low immune system, or taking/inhaling steroids. Visit your doctor for an evaluation (both). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Is it possible to get oral herpes form giving oral sex? It's been 3 months and no signs or symptoms.

Is it possible to get oral herpes form giving oral sex? It's been 3 months and no signs or symptoms.

Possible, not common: Performing oral sex on a partner with genital herpes could risk oral infection. However, it is quite uncommon. If you didn't develop symptoms (oral sores, sore throat, etc) within a few days, then probably you weren't infected. It's time to stop worrying about it! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
After giving my husband oral with no sore, 12 hrs later i had a cold sore symptoms and a couple hours later a sore how likely is it he could get it?

He could, : It's possible. You were shedding the virus before you broke out. We used say that mouth ulcers were herpes simplex 1 and genital sores a were herpes simplex 2 but with oral sex becoming "standard" it is possible to have either type in both locations. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
I have small hiatal hernia. No GERD symptoms or heartburn. What are the chances it will get bigger and give me symptoms ? Ty

I have small hiatal hernia. No GERD symptoms or heartburn. What are the chances it will get bigger and give me symptoms ? Ty

Hiatal Hernia: Hiatal hernia will slowly stretch and may give you symptoms. It may run in families. If your parents have GERD, then you may develop GERD. No need to do anything until you have symptoms. Hiatal hernias are easily fixed. ...Read more

10

10
Small hiatus hernia. No GERD, heartburn. What are the chances of this gettin bigger with time and give me symptoms ? Anything to do to prevent HH? Ty

Small hiatus hernia. No GERD, heartburn. What are the chances of this gettin bigger with time and give me symptoms ? Anything to do to prevent HH? Ty

May not be a problem: Many people have hiatal hernias without ever having problems. Anything that increases your intraabdominal pressure a lot, such as doing strenuous activity or coughing a lot, or obesity, can cause the hernia to get bigger. Decreasing those activities will reduce your risk of symptoms. Once you have the hernia, you can't prevent it. It won't resolve on its own. ...Read more