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I think I may have a drinking problem. What are some tell tale signs?

I think I may have a drinking problem. What are some tell tale signs?

U wont stop: Just the fact u are asking indicates you see negative consequences. If you can't stop and/or can't stop obsessing-you have a problem. ...Read more

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Alcohol Abuse (Definition)

Alcohol abuse is reoccuring use of alcoholic beverages despite their negative consequences. It results in harm to one's health, interpersonal relationships, or ability to work. Often people who abuse alcohol fail to fulfill their responsibilities and can drink in dangerous situations such as when driving, which gets them into legal difficulties. Alcohol abuse can ...Read more


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I think i might have a dependency on Ibuprofen. I don't know how to tell though, what are some of the signs?

I think i might have a dependency on Ibuprofen. I don't know how to tell though, what are some of the signs?

Nonaddicting: Ibuprofen is not habit forming or addicting, so I would be shocked if you were dependent on it. Signs of addiction are: 1) not being able to control your use of something 2) your habit interfering with your work, school, or family 3) physical symptoms when you stop taking the drug. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some symptoms of autism? I think my daughter might have it

Can you tell me some symptoms of autism? I think my daughter might have it

Autism: has a wide spectrum of behaviors. It needs a professional diagnosis and early intervention for the best possible outcome. Please see a clinical psychologist who specializes in autism. Your doctor may be able to refer you to one. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can you tell you have a kidney infection? I think i may have one. What are the signs/symptoms?

How can you tell you have a kidney infection? I think i may have one. What are the signs/symptoms?

Frequency, fever: Frequency, fever, chill, pain, change in urine color, smell.......At the beginning. Flank pain, nausea, weakness, hematuria, pus in urine, not able to pass urine....... ...Read more

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What are the signs that you have leukaemia? I suffer from hypochondria and think I have it.

What are the signs that you have leukaemia? I suffer from hypochondria and think I have it.

Very ill: Signs of leukemia: (1) anemia: fatigue, shortness of breath (2) low platelet count: abnormal bruising or bleeding (3) insufficient number of normal white cross: severe infection. If your CBC in normal, you don't have leukemia. ...Read more

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Hi are you online I have some real concerns about my condition and I don't know what else to do as I feel I may have a serious problem but can't help?

Use Healthtap Prime.: You may consult with a doc on Healthtap Prime. A doc is available to you there 24/7 for up to a 30 minute consult by text, video or audio only. This forum is free and we answer short general questions only If you need more detailed advice, use Prime. It isn't free, though, but very reasonably priced. Or you can talk to a specific specialist or doc on Healthtap Concierge but by appointment. ...Read more

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I had a doctor tell me that I have polycythemia Vera what are some signs?

I had a doctor tell me that I have polycythemia Vera what are some signs?

See Link: Check out this link for self help answers:
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polycythemia-vera/symptoms-causes/dxc-20307465 ...Read more

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What to do if I have not shown any sign of hydrophobia, which I think a sign of rabies. please tell me , am I going to die?

What to do if I have not shown any sign of hydrophobia, which I think a sign of rabies. please tell me , am I going to die?

What are you asking?: If you were bitten by an animal with rabies and you refused scientific treatment, it's going to kill you, but the incubation period depends on where the bite was. If you were treated by immunization, you'll be okay. If you were not bitten by an animal with rabies, or had exposure while caving or something similar, you will not get rabies. ...Read more

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I think I have a fever, but I don`t see any cold or flu signs... What seems to be the problem?

I think I have a fever, but I don`t see any cold or flu signs... What seems to be the problem?

Not enough info to: answer you question. Have you actually taken your temperature? Do you truly have a fever? See your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi... I have pain when having sex... I was wondering if there is any home remedies to take like some kind of a vitamin or something?

Hi... I have pain when having sex... I was wondering if there is any home remedies to take like some kind of a vitamin or something?

Dyspareunia: Don't go it alone. Here's a helpful link, but seek professional help: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0415/p1535.html ...Read more

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I have anemia, and am wondering if I also have vertigo. Are there any telltale signs?

I have anemia, and am wondering if I also have vertigo. Are there any telltale signs?

See below: If you feel dizzy or unsteady, especially on exertion, this would indeed be a symptom of anemia. Get the blood picture stabilized and you will feel far better. ...Read more

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What is heatstroke? What are some signs that I might have it?

What is heatstroke? What are some signs that I might have it?

Coma-like: state caused by exposure to very high temperature: weakness, dizziness. fainting leading to fluid loss, dehydration and coma. ...Read more

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Do I have a lettuce allergy? What are signs?

Do I have a lettuce allergy? What are signs?

Possible: Yes, it is possible to have allergy to lettuce, but it is one of the more rare food allergies. Typical symptoms would be mouth itching or soreness, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, hives, itching or rarely in more severe cases trouble breathing, drop in blood pressure (shock), or death. You only need one or two of these symptoms to suspect an allergy. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of bipolar disorder and how would i know if I have it? I am a but concerned i might.

What are symptoms of bipolar disorder and how would i know if I have it? I am a but concerned i might.

Bipolar Disorder: Bipolar d/o includes episodes of both depression (sad mood, changes in sleep, energy ; appetite) and mania/hypomania. Mania means times of increased energy, less need for sleep, feeling of racing thoughts ; speech, increased impulsive behavior, sometimes poor judgment, elated or euphoric mood which can progress to irritable. Both phases can become psychotic with delusions and hallucinations too. ...Read more

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Hello! i'm male and i have a big stomach, look like pregnant... i have no idea why it happened... is there any thing i can do to make it normal?thanks

Needs to be checked: You mean your abdomen is big and you are 19 years old male.We can not tell you what it is and what you can do to make it small without more information and examination.How tall and what is your body weight and waist size. At age of 19 to have big abdomen,i will suggest you get yourself checked by your doctor.If it is due to obesity,then you need to go on a diet and regimen of exercises to reduce . ...Read more

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I am a recovering alcoholic. What are some things I can do to stop drinking when I have a craving?

I am a recovering alcoholic. What are some things I can do to stop drinking when I have a craving?

Mutual support helps: Are you going to aa meetings? Do you have a sponsor? Do you have a phone list of aa members whom you can call when you have a craving? ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a kidney infection?What can happen if not treated? I think i might have something like that.

What are the symptoms of a kidney infection?What can happen if not treated? I think i might have something like that.

Several: One could experience painful urination, frequency, blood in the urine, back pain, feverish, a possible odor to the urine, the feeling of urgency, etc. If the infection was not treated, then it could progress to a more serious infection such as urosepsis, and/or hydronephrosis, etc. Get evaluated and treated best wishes. ...Read more