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How To Tell If You Have Anuersym
Difficult: To tell sometimes, because appendicitis symptoms are varied. Usually, nausea and vomiting precedes pain in appendicitis, whereas if it is pain of musculoskeletal origin, it is the other way around. The only way to know for certain is with a ct scan, . And even they can't tell. You should go to er if you have right lower quadrant abd pain with nausea and vomiting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Detailed description: Migraine is a disorder that is made from clinical information only. Very detailed description of events, careful calendar of times and triggers, and exclusion of other possible causes for headache all are necessary and appropriate. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. Consult with a migraine specialist may also be appropriate. ...Read more
4 ways to diagnose: Hi. It's pretty easy to test, and there are 4 ways (not all are equal in sensitivity & specificity). 1) fasting glucose 126 or higher, 2) random (non-fasting) 200 or greater, 3) A1c 6.5% or greater, or 75-gram glucose tolerance test with 2-hour glucose 200 or greater. Most people start with a fasting glucose. There is also a gray zone between normal and diabetes now called pre-diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Examination: Kyphosis is a normal curvature of the thoracic spine. I am assuming that you are referring to hyperkyphosis. This is where the upper back rounded forward in an exaggerated fashion. At some point there may develope a hump in back called a dowager hump. This may cause by osteoporosis, compression fractures, degenerative arthritis, scheuermann, s disease, etc. ...Read more
TMJ: Common symptoms for temporomandibular joint dysfunction may include; jaw stiffness, jaw joint noises, limited jaw opening, facial muscle soreness, ear pain, bite changes, difficulty chewing. A thorough history and proper evaluation is needed to determine the most appropriate diagnosis and therapy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Testing: The gold standard for cd diagnosis has been cited as an intestinal biopsy. A variety of blood tests showing elevated levels of immunoglobulins to tissue transglutaminase and gluten are often a first stage of the investigation. Improvement and reversal of biopsy abnormalities by a gluten free diet is also considered part of the diagnostic criteria. ...Read more
BDD: Body dysmorphic disorder is a mental health condition in which a person obsesses over what they perceive to be a bodily flaw. The flaw may be real but minor or just imagined. It causes the person distress. Do you obsess over something about your body that you don't like. Do you continue to find fault with that aspect of your body even if there is objective evidence that it is normal? ...Read more
Pathology: We can sometimes make a pretty good guess just from symptoms and a few tests. But a guess isn't good enough and a firm diagnosis usually involves looking at tissue taken from the tumor--sometimes just a few cells from a pap test or sputum are enough and sometimes a lot more is removed if the tests strongly suggest a malignancy. ...Read more
Go into a tiny space: If you feel very, very uncomfortable and can barely stand to stay more than a very short time. If you feel intensely miserable, even physically - then you've got it! some discover it in panic having an mri. It's not uncommon, it can vary in severity and it's not hard to avoid frequent exposure - so some never deal with it. If it's a problem for you, seek cbt therapy. It works! ...Read more
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