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How Do You Know If You Have Hemophilia
Can't miss it: Exclusively seen in young children, rickets occurs for different reasons, but most commonly in this country - vitamin d deficiency. Bones faily to properly mineralize so legs may become bowed as bones soft. The toddler might have leg pain and refuse to walk. The soft spot on top of the head of a baby may not close on time. Rickets are easily identified on long bone x-rays and through blood tests. ...Read more
At your age?: The fact you are asking the question in the first place at the age of 49 in the second place makes it highly unlikely in that you need worry about identifying this disorder if you're looking to diagnosis yourself. And though we do not know everything about this problem we have learned pretty well how to identify it early on. You are more than welcome to present your symptoms for opinion. ...Read more
Everyone Gets It: Just takes time. Usually the normal version of arthritis happens usually in people in their 40s or older. If you think you have it at a younger age, then you need to be evaluated and as young as you are you could have a juvenile type that needs further workup. Suggest seeing your doctor first and maybe even a rheumatologist if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Everyone different: Sarcoid can have many different manifestations. Characteristically you can have some of the follwoing: swollen lymph nodes, rashes, lung spots, eye changes, liver changes, skin rashes, etc. Each person is different and the diagnosis is made depending where the granulomas (the sarcoid biopsy inflammatory change) are found and if there is no other cause found. Your doctor can guide you here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Getting blood tests!: Though there are some symptoms like increased thirst, increased frequency of urination, feeling hungry and overheating, fatigue., the diagnosis is made by a fasting blood test. Here's a link that you may find useful: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/diabetes/ds01121/dsection=tests%2dand%2ddiagnosis i recommend you consult a physician if you feel you have symptoms suspicious for diabetes. ...Read more
You don't!: There are many things that can cause memory problems! stress is one of the most common. If you have concerns, do not try to diagnose yourself! make an appointment with your family doc and if medically cleared, see a geriatric psychiatrist in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe control: Anorexics are extremely concerned about weight, and often feel they're fat despite trusted others saying otherwise. They severely restrict the amount they eat, not covering nutritional needs. Sometimes they feel hungry, but they may not have this sensation anymore. They may also exercise severely to burn off calories, or use laxatives and diuretics. Very dangerous illness -- please get help. ...Read more
Rabies: transmitted : By contamination of wound with saliva from rabid animal, mostly after bite (between 20-180 days). Rabid animals: skunk, raccoon, fox, bat, stray dogs. Pain, itch, abnormal sensation at wound along with fever, malaise, headache, anorexia, nausea, apprehension, anxiety, agitation. Gradually, inability to swallow liquid even saliva with aspiration in trachea, hydrophobia, aerophobia, spasm, etc. Etc. ...Read more
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