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I am worried that I have fibromyology?

I am worried that I have fibromyology?

Multifactorial: FM "umbrella label" for several disorders, each defined by unique & distinct set of identifiable causal factors. Disorders with this label share similar symptom constellation. Unifying symptoms are chronic widespread pain, non-restorative sleep, depression & cognitive disarray. Causal factors include femaleness, childbirth, joint hypermobility, obesity, biomechanical injury & prolonged inactivity. ...Read more

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Hello, I am worried that I might have leukemia.

Hello, I am worried that I might have leukemia.

The only way to: tell for certain would be to see a health care provider and obtain appropriate diagnostic blood work. Make an appointment today to set your mind at ease. ...Read more

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I am scared that i might have cancer?

I am scared that i might have cancer?

Get checked: Do you have specific symptoms that are concerning to you? If yes, it is best to face what you fear. You will either be relieved because you are cancer free or if you are ill - you can start working on treatment right away. Take care. ...Read more

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I think I have multiple personalitys and I am scared i don't know if I should even know this or I am just crazy

Psychological eval: If you are concerned about your mental health, i would encourage you to see a psychologist or a psychiatrist. After evaluation the provider can give you reality based feedback. ...Read more

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I am 19, i just found out I have cancer. I am scared, what should I do?

I am 19, i just found out I have cancer. I am scared, what should I do?

Are you 19 or 34?: Either way, do not panic. It's easy for me to say but you have to keep a level head to understand your prognosis and treatment options. Go to a reputable cancer treatment center or group, take a friend for support and to have an extra set of ears, ask all questions you can, do not rush to decisions, think and pray about your choices, and get a second opinion if you need to. Best 2u & god bless. ...Read more

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I am scared that I am imagining that I am sick. I am worried I am a hypochondriac. I complain of lethargy. Constipation. Etc. But blood panels are nor?

I am scared that I am imagining that I am sick. I am worried I am a hypochondriac. I complain of lethargy. Constipation. Etc. But blood panels are nor?

Constipation doesn't: show up on blood tests.It is usually easily treated with increasing fiber daily in diet.Lethergy can be caused by a variety of physical and emotional problems.See a good Internist to check you physically and be sure to check your Thyroid.Consider a psychological evaluation as well to help put to rest your concerns about hypochondria.Depression canals present as lethargy . Good luck.Where's Heimdal ...Read more

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I am 19 and i think I have cancer?

I am 19 and i think I have cancer?

?: Are you 19 or 37? And why in god's creation do you think you have cancer? Please see your doctor, regardless of your age. If you have a medical condition, it should be addressed promptly. If you have anxiety issues, they should be addressed as well. ...Read more

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I am a teenager and think I have cancer?

I am a teenager and think I have cancer?

Why?: First, if you are a teenager, how come it says you are 50? Second, why would you think you have cancer? Please see a doctor and tell him/her what bothers you. Cancer is uncommon in teens but it's possible so please get evaluated. At the least you may need help with anxiety issues. ...Read more

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If I am now almost 100% definite that I have pmdd, what do I do now?

If I am now almost 100% definite that I have pmdd, what do I do now?

See someone: See a professional to talk about options. There are medications which can help you. ...Read more

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I have hlhs. I have been told by my doctor that i shouldn't have kids. I am looking for another opinion, could you help?

I have hlhs. I have been told by my doctor that i shouldn't have kids. I am looking for another opinion, could you help?

HLHS: I'm assuming you have hypoplastic left heart syndrome. I see you live in Akron. Obviously, I don't know the specifics of your anatomy, condition, or care, but, in general, patients with HLHS cannot safely carry a pregnancy. For a full second opinion, call 216-444-6697 and ask for an appt with a specialist in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) at the Cleveland Clinic. Warmest wishes. ...Read more

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Hello. I found yesterday that I have HPV. I Dont know how I got this. I am married and have two kids. Can I have complications in pregnancy? Thank you

Hello. I found yesterday that I have HPV. I Dont know how I got this. I am married and have two kids. Can I have complications in pregnancy? Thank you

Common issue: HPV is a family of viruses, some of which infect the genital tract.In the pre-vaccine era 60-70% of college age women were found serum positive for genital strains. Only a few strains have symptoms (warts) most do not. Their link to cervical cancer is why pap smears are routine. Once acquired, it can be dormant forever.Rare transfer of the wart stains can occur during childbirth. ...Read more

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What to do if i think i have hypochondria? I had a miscarriage and now i have cyst i have convinced myself i have pcos or infertility

What to do if i think i have hypochondria? I had  a miscarriage and now i have cyst i have convinced myself i have pcos or infertility

Don't do it more: You've been through a difficult loss and now hear you have a cyst that may frighten you. These are real things. Guessing at what else is going wrong is a mistake and will not help you, but don't also guess that you 'have' a mental health problem. You are shaken, sad and frightened. Talk w/ your OBGYN to get clear info and guidance. My empathy for your feelings! ...Read more

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I know I am paranoid about taking medication in pregnancy. I have cleared it with my doctor but I am still concerned?

I know I am  paranoid about taking  medication in pregnancy. I have cleared it with my doctor but I am still concerned?

Some are safe.: Some medications are safe in pregnancy. This issue has been studied extensively by the fda and the medications are "graded" according to their safety profile. Your obstetrician is aware of these drug classes and makes recommendations accordingly. ...Read more

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I don't feel pregnant I have not had any morning sickness. But I have text show I am and I am 8weeks pregnant. But why don't I have any feeling I am ?

I don't feel pregnant I have not had any morning sickness. But I have text show I am and I am 8weeks pregnant. But why don't I have any feeling I am ?

Everyone's different: Each woman - and each pregnancy - is different. Women often have different symptoms with each pregnancy. Later in the pregnancy - when you are able to feel your baby moving - you'll have no question! good luck. Lgromko md. ...Read more

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Why do I have restless legs now that I am pregnant?

Why do I have restless legs now that I am pregnant?

Hormonal Changes: The most likely causes are a combination of pressure from the baby and hormonal changes, that will lead to lower leg swelling and leg discomfort. ...Read more

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If I think I am pregnant and my pregnancy test says that I am. Who would I call?

If I think I am pregnant and my pregnancy test says that I am. Who would I call?

Pregnant: Contact your fp/pcp. If (s)he doesn't do ob, can refer you to one or to an OB clinic. Make sure you're getting extra folic acid/pre-natal vitamins. ...Read more