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Is "avoiding eye contact" a sure sign of autism? Or could it be a normal thing for 1.5 years child?

Is "avoiding eye contact" a sure sign of autism? Or could it be a normal thing for 1.5 years child?

Could be normal: As they say, there are no "pathognomic signs" -- nothing which definitively establishes that a person has this or that disorder. So it could be normal; it could be not normal but not autism; or it could conceivably be autism. However, it would be unwise to be concerned that avoiding eye contact alone, as an isolated feature, points to autism, when it may be, as you suggest, nothing. ...Read more

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Could the reason of having diabetes be living with a sad or stressful condition for a long period of time

Could the reason of having diabetes be living with a sad or stressful condition for a long period of time

May be: Diabetes has multifactorial etiology. If the "sad and stressful condition" caused you to overeat, not exercise, and take certain medications, that could contribute to the development of diabetes. Given your young age, it is imperative that you get proper care to manage your disease. Consult an endocrinologist. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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What type of problems if any could come reading a webr b fx as a web a could this lead to it being given different treatment which may delay healing?

What type of problems if any could come  reading a webr b fx as a web a could this lead to it being given different treatment which may delay healing?

Ankle fracture: Weber a or b is a classification of the level of your fracture. Meaning below the level, at the level or above the level of your joint. What's important to know if there is displacement of the fracture fragment. That will tell you if you need surgery or just treated with a cast. ...Read more

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Undrneath my nails are a very light bluish-grey color. Could this be an indication of a circulatory problem? Heart problem?

Undrneath my nails are a very light bluish-grey color. Could this be an indication of a circulatory problem? Heart problem?

Nail bed color: The color of nail beds is a nonspecific indicator of oxygenation of the blood and hemoglobin content. If your nail beds usually are pink and turn blue that likely is abnormal. If your nail beds have always been the color you describe, that may just be your normal color. If there is a reason in your history for concern, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Is a PFO just a diagnosis of exclusion for stroke/tia seeing as 25% of population have it anyway or is it a real risk and needs to be closed ?

Is a PFO just a diagnosis of exclusion for stroke/tia seeing as 25% of population have it anyway or is it a real risk and needs to be closed ?

Yes and no: Yes its an exclusionary diagnosis. No real good evidence that closure is beneficial. A recent study published in new england journal of med. Noted no real benefits. ...Read more

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Of course, this matter must be properly investigated & it would be ridiculous to ask for a diagnosis. Nonetheless, is it true that a common first sign of parkinonism is a shaking of the smallest digit on one hand? No one has noticed ANY other symptom

Of course, this matter must be properly investigated & it would be ridiculous to ask for a diagnosis. Nonetheless, is it true that a common first sign of parkinonism is a shaking of the smallest digit on one hand? No one has noticed ANY other symptom

Maybe: when does the shaking occur? If it occurs at rest, it might be. If it occurs when you are using your hand, probably not. some people develop a benign tremor as they get older. It is called an essential tremor. you should discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can 2 months of serious anxiety can become the cause of health issues such as , digestive problems and oral cankers or it is sign of colon anal cancers?

Can 2 months of serious anxiety can become the cause of health issues such as , digestive problems and oral cankers or it is sign of colon anal cancers?

Serious anxiety: Serious anxiety can definitely be associated with digestive problems and canker sores. At 23, it's unlikely that you have colon or anal cancer, but in your other info you've written that you have "black terrible stool" at times. I suggest letting your physician investigate this so that anything potentially problematic is taken care of. Referrals can also be made for help with anxiety. Be well. ...Read more

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Is there really such thing as a "visual migraine"? And is it indicative of a problem requiring further care?

Is there really such thing as a "visual migraine"? And is it indicative of a problem requiring further care?

Migraine variant: Visual or ocular symptoms are very common in migraine. These visuals illusions may involve lights, colors, jagged lines, distortions of space and time, etc. Good ophthalmology evaluation would be appropriate. If normal, ño other evaluations are necessary. ...Read more

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Is it a sign of an underlying issue if cuts and abrasions heal very rapidly ?

Is it a sign of an underlying issue if cuts and abrasions heal very rapidly ?

Not a disease: cant think of any condition where healing fast would be a bad thing. You probably have a good immune system. This is a good thing. ...Read more

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Is there an antihistamine you could recommend that would have a very low probability of crossing the blood brain barrier to deter mental impairment?

Is there an antihistamine you could recommend that would have a very low probability of crossing the blood brain barrier to deter mental impairment?

2nd generation: antihistamines as desloratadine or fexofenadine have much lower probability of crossing to the brain, in recommended daily doses, some people would still be sedated despite the recommended dose, yet to try different formulations to reach the desired effect, safety critical jobs as pilots need to work with their doctors closely, you better see an allergist/immunologist for alternatives, take care ...Read more

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Which is more likely to cause a delay in teeth growth: health problem or is it a symptom of a psychological issue?

Which is more likely to cause a delay in teeth growth: health problem or is it a symptom of a psychological issue?

Genetics: Genetics play a very large part in the eruption pattern and timing of the transition between primary and secondary teeth. Since there is a wide range in this timing, what you might consider delayed may well be within normal limits. Discuss this with your dentist or the child's pediatrician. ...Read more

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Is there a way of knowing whether physical symptoms occur due to anxiety or actual independant things? I am quite a worrier; a vicious circle!

Is there a way of knowing whether physical symptoms occur due to anxiety or actual independant things? I am quite a worrier; a vicious circle!

See below: Although a bit tricky for the reason you describe so well, it is possible to improve how one copes with anxiety. Assessing for medical problems alongside treating the anxiety clarifies what the origin of the symptoms is. A psychiatrist can help clarify these aspects. ...Read more

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Is sinus bradycardia always a sign of an underlying health issue?

Is sinus bradycardia always a sign of an underlying health issue?

Usually not: As long as sinus bradycardia doesn't cause symptoms like dizziness, then it's not a problem. Well-trained athletes can have impressive sinus bradycardia because their hearts in such good shape, they don't need to beat as fast as the rest of ours. Rarely sinus bradycardia can be caused by critical illness, but in those cases the severity of illness is obvious. ...Read more

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