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How much should I worry about eye pain?

How much should I worry about eye pain?

See your doctor: Too much worry can scare you into inaction. Most eye pain has simple causes such as dry eye and eye strain. Treatment is straightforward and should not be avoided out of fear. A healthy dose of worry is good, if it is enough to get you to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Eye Pain (Definition)

Depends on further explanation by history and findings on evaluation and examination. An ophthalmologist can resolve this issue ...Read more


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How much should I worry about ear pain?

How much should I worry about ear pain?

Depends: Age, duration of pain, other symptoms or lack thereof. Regardless, at some point you want to have it checked. Better sooner than later of course. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about calf pain?

How much should I worry about calf pain?

Depends: It depends on the severity, frequency as well as the when and how. What makes it better or worse. One leg, both legs. Is it associated with swelling? Are there general health issues? Are you at risk for peripheral vascular disease? Do you have low spinal problems. Or does this come on only after vigorous exercise? ...Read more

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How much should I worry about abdominal swelling?

How much should I worry about abdominal swelling?

Yes, worry about it: Is your distension acute, &/or associated with fever, nausea, vomiting, bleeding? If so, please get medical attention now. If, on the other hand, associated with painful constipation then consider possible c-ibs. Medical evaluation under the rome 3 criteria can exclude obstruction, ileus, ischemic disease, tumors, dysmotilities of the gut, rectal dysfunction. Urgency of care depends on the cause. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about hip pain?

How much should I worry about hip pain?

Depends: There are many factors an associated symptoms that will tell us how much this needs looke into and how to treat it. So please see your doctor. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about scrotal pain?

How much should I worry about scrotal pain?

Scrotal pain: Scrotal pain should almost always be evaluated by a doctor. The most serious cause is twisting of the blood vessel in the scrotum with extreme pain. Another common cause is infection of the epididymis (part of the testicle) with a bacterium, particularly among younger males who are sexually active or older men. Other causes include hernias, kidney stones, nerve pain, or skin inflammation. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about finger pain?

How much should I worry about finger pain?

Depends: On where it is and if it is associated with redness, swelling loss of motion. Need to be more specific. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about blurry vision and eye pain?

How much should I worry about blurry vision and eye pain?

Get seen soon: Eye pain and blurred vision are considered an ophthalmic emergency. Do not wait to be seen. Go to your eye doctor or emergency room immediately if you are experiencing vision loss and pain. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about blood shot eyes?

How much should I worry about blood shot eyes?

Not too much: Blood shot eyes are usually caused by fatigue, dry eyes or allergies. Some would also classify subconjunctival hemorrhage as bloodshot. As long as the cause is known, there is usually no worry. If there is sudden onset without a cause, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about dizziness?

How much should I worry about dizziness?

Depends: So many things can cause dizziness, we don't have the space and it would be a disservice to you for me to guess, particularly since i don't know many details that would help me help you. See a physician please. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about rash and headache?

How much should I worry about rash and headache?

Possibly very: A purple rash and headache in combination with fever can be a sign of meningitis and requires emergency management. There are other possible causes without fever including; medicine side effect, viral illness, treatment with Amoxicillin while suffering from mononucleosis; list goes on. It really is best to be evaluated and, if with fever, immediately. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about bruising?

How much should I worry about bruising?

Usually not serious: Easy bruising is usually benign, the result of unnoticed injury. If accompanied by bleeding gums, heavy periods, a history of bleeding into joints or a history of bleeding in the stomach or intestines it should be evaluated. If you are worried it can be easily investigated with a few lab tests. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about bloating?

How much should I worry about bloating?

Not much: Reasons to be worried: blood in your stool, paun that awakens you, change in the shape of your stool, weight loss, nausea & vomiting. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about painful urination?

How much should I worry about painful urination?

Moderate concern: While even a "mild" urinary tract infection can have severe symptoms, there are many potential causes of infection, including usual and unusual bacteria, yeast, stds, and even other organisms. While many resolve on their own, depending upon associated medical conditions, sexual activity, age, immune status, medication use, and other factors, each case should be evaluated if it persists. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about dysuria?

How much should I worry about dysuria?

Dysuria: Dysuria is the feeling of pain, burning, or discomfort upon urination. Although dysuria frequently indicates the presence of a urinary tract infection (UTI), it can have a variety of causes. Dysuria should always trigger a visit to a health-care professional for evaluation and diagnosis. http://www.emedicinehealth.com/dysuria/article_em.htm#dysuria_overview ...Read more

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How much should I worry about chest pressure?

How much should I worry about chest pressure?

Possibly very: Chest pressure can have many possible causes, including angina or heart attack. Spasm of the esophagus, muscle spasm, asthma, bronchitis are others that can cause a feeling of pressure in the chest. Do not self-diagnose this one; for chest pressure lasting over 15 minutes without clear cause esp if smoker, diabetic, family history of heart attack, high blood pressure or high cholesterol, call 911. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about coughing blood?

How much should I worry about coughing blood?

Not blood-tinged..: If a ptis coughing up frank blood (hemoptysis), then it's a potential emergency (e.g. Go to the energency department)- the next cough could break a large blood vessel. Otherwise, blood-tinged sputum can occur with forceful coughing with some smaller blood vessels breaking. In the latter scenario, as long as a person can breath fine, then schedue a visit with your doctor. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about lower leg swelling?

How much should I worry about lower leg swelling?

Lower leg swelling: Lower leg swelling can be due to a variety of conditions. In addition to musculoskeletal causes, it can be due to cardiovascular and other medical conditions.; medications for high blood pressure can cause it, for example. You didn't indicate whether one or both legs are swollen, nor how long the condtion has lasted. I would recommend seeing your physician to have it checked out. ...Read more

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