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Causes of my nose and top of ears intermittent flushing? No sweating.Triggers hunger, spicy food, any alcohol, bowel movemt., sometimes nothing at all

Causes of my nose and top of ears intermittent flushing? No sweating.Triggers hunger, spicy food, any alcohol, bowel movemt., sometimes nothing at all

Could be sensitive: To temper changes, going from cold outdoors to hot indoors, and you're flushing on your ears, nose. If that's not part of the history, it's difficult to say since you aren't taking any supplements, as Niacin could potentially cause it too. ...Read more

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I am feeling dizzy, have intermittent twitching on the left side of my forehead, and sweating. What could be the cause?

I am feeling dizzy, have intermittent twitching on the left side of my forehead, and sweating.  What could be the cause?

Adrenaline: Unless the sweating is only on the left side of your forehead then it sounds like a release of adrenaline by your body in response to a physical or emotional stress situation. Please see your health care provider if it persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Intermittent high grade fever with sweating and chills on 18yrz old boy for a week? What is the main cause? NB: Malaria and typhoid tests ne

Intermittent high grade fever with sweating and chills on 18yrz old boy for a week? What is the main cause?  
NB: Malaria and typhoid tests ne

Infection?: The main cause for unexplained fever is infection and sometimes it's hard to identify the focus. If fever continues, he may need a thorough work up in the hospital, including blood and other fluid cultures, scans, ultrasounds and a work up for other infrequent causes of fever, such as autoimmune diseases and tumors. ...Read more

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I have been running an intermittent low grade fever for the past 3 - 4 months. Maybe 2 - 3 times per week, along with night sweats. No other symptoms.

I have been running an intermittent low grade fever for the past 3 - 4 months. Maybe 2 - 3 times per week, along with night sweats. No other symptoms.

Fever/Unknown Origin: 48 year old lady with Fever of Unknown Origin for 3-4 months. Have you reached menopause yet? Menopause is a cause of fever of unknown origin in a woman your age. Do you have chills? any weight loss? sick contacts? bites? travel? sexual history? You should get a full exam to determine possible sources. Some causes are malignancy, abscess, tuberculosis, malaria, drug wdrawl, underlying med problem ...Read more

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I have been experiencing intermittent night sweats on my chest only but not bad enough to change clothes or sheets for the past 6 months more nights than not. No weight loss or fatigue symptoms. ?

I have been experiencing intermittent night sweats on my chest only but not bad enough to change clothes or sheets for the past 6 months more nights than not.  No weight loss or fatigue symptoms. ?

Need eval to know.: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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Fbc results:hgb14.1, pcv0.394, rbc4.23, mcv93.1, mch33.3(hi), mchc35.8(hi), plt302, wbc11.7(hi) neck lump>5mths intermittent night sweats&ext fatigue?

Fbc results:hgb14.1, pcv0.394, rbc4.23, mcv93.1, mch33.3(hi), mchc35.8(hi), plt302, wbc11.7(hi) neck lump>5mths intermittent night sweats&ext fatigue?

Get a diagnosis ...: Neck lump with systemic symptoms (night sweats, weight loss, fatigue) mandates examination and investigation for cause. Possible infective causes include bacterial, tubercular, viral infection. Malignancy and Thyroid disorders need excluded here. See http://patient.info/doctor/neck-lumps-and-bumps for a structured medical approach to neck lumps. Work with your GP for diagnosis +/- referral. ...Read more

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My 4 y/o has hard bony lump on top of head, growing, irregular shape.Intermittent fevers, night sweats, complains of "brain hurts" normal cbc.What next?

My 4 y/o has hard bony lump on top of head, growing, irregular shape.Intermittent fevers, night sweats, complains of "brain hurts" normal cbc.What next?

Head Pain: If the lesion is growing or causing continued discomfort for more than a month, a ct scan or MRI is indicated. Unfortunately this will usually require sedation to keep a four year old still. Discuss the procedure with the treating physician. ...Read more

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RLQ pain x 2+ wks, constant with stabbing spikes. Intermittent low grade fevers, nausea, night & day sweats & chills,. CT 2 wks ago nl, blood nl?

RLQ pain x 2+ wks, constant with stabbing spikes. Intermittent low grade fevers, nausea, night & day sweats & chills,. CT 2 wks ago nl, blood nl?

Get checked again.: Something is going on and it is certainly not normal, nor should it be ignored. Get seen today, please or call your doc.The CT scan may have been done too early to show something clearcut and a repeat scan will show any changes. So it is a good idea to go to the ER where the first CT was done, so a comparison can be made. ...Read more

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