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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

A condition marked by a deficiency of red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood, resulting ...Read more


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What is a cause of frequent headaches?

What is a cause of frequent headaches?

To many to count!: Everything from eyestrain to stress, neck problems, upper back problems, rib problems, tumors, high blood pressure and on & on. To get a better answer, you should see your doctor. They should take a thorough history, do a thorough physical exam, including an osteopathic hands-on exam (which can find the causes of headaches missed by most other means), maybe lab tests to determine the root cause. ...Read more

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Is fatigue a real symptom of anemia?

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Is fatigue a real symptom of anemia?

Yes: An anemic patient has a decrease in red blood cells. The normal function of red blood cells is to deliver oxygen to the rest of your body. This decrease in oxygen delivery usually causes a patient with anemia to feel tired. ...Read more

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Is headache a common symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Is headache a common symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Yes: There is a fair amount of overlap between chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and chronic daily headache syndromes. Patients with of them commonly report headaches and difficulty falling asleep. ...Read more

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Is tinnitus a symptom of anemia?

Is tinnitus a symptom of anemia?

No: The two may occur simultaneously, but neither anemia causes tinnitus nor does tinnitus cause anemia. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read more

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Is a headache a common symptom of colds?

Is a headache a common symptom of colds?

Colds cause headache: Colds frequently cause headaches due to a viral infection in your sinuses. ...Read more

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Is dizziness a symptom of chronic sinusitis?

Is dizziness a symptom of chronic sinusitis?

No: Dizziness can mean either vertigo-room spinning- or light-headedness. Neither should be a symptom of chronic sinusitis. ...Read more

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Is vomiting a symptom of cll?

Is vomiting a symptom of cll?

Not usually: Cll is often a disease without symptoms. Most people are diagnosed with an elevated blood count. Nausea can be seen when the disease is very advanced. If a patient with cll has vomiting they need a complete revaluation. ...Read more

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Could occasional lightheaded/dizziness be a symptom of anemia?

Could  occasional lightheaded/dizziness be a symptom of anemia?

Possible: Would not hurt to check a blood count, but other etiologies could be considered. Your doctor can check a few possibilities ...Read more

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Is dizziness a symptom of cancer?

Is dizziness a symptom of cancer?

Rarely: Dizziness is caused by many things. The most common causes are vertigo, medicine side effects, dehydration, and changes in the blood pressure or heart rhythm. Cancer is rarely a cause of dizziness. Dizziness can be a disabling and important symptom. Although it may not be caused by cancer, it's worth a check up if it is bothering you. ...Read more

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Is dizziness a symptom of pregnant?

Is dizziness a symptom of pregnant?

Maybe yes: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feeling tired), a sharper/stronger sense of smell, mild soreness and mild swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and food cravings . . . Could be pregnant. Symptoms can occur before missing a period. Dizziness can happen with some women who have nausea and fatigue. ...Read more

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Is headache a symptom of menopause ?

Is headache a symptom of menopause ?

Yes: Headaches are common in the menopause although they can be due to many things. ...Read more

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Are cluster headaches a symptom of a serious illness?

Are cluster headaches a symptom of a serious illness?

Rarely: Tumors and vascular issues like aneurysms etc may cause cluster headaches. It's quite rare but not unheard of. ...Read more

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Why is nausea and vomiting a symptom of a UTI?

Why is nausea and vomiting a symptom of a UTI?

Here are some ...: Most adult females with UTIs just have some irritative urination with no systemic symptoms such as nausea or vomiting. So, it's worthwhile to consider if there is any drug-related side effects. How long have you used nitrofurantoin, which is known to cause some GI-upset in some users? To solve such health-related uncertainty, bring the detailed Hx to see Doc for more timely evaluation & counseling ...Read more

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Is dizziness or lightheadedness a symptom of sinusitis?

Is dizziness or lightheadedness a symptom of sinusitis?

No: Those symptoms aren't related to sinusitis, it may be your inner ear, an ENT specialist would help sorting it out, good luck ...Read more

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Dizziness is a symptom of what maladies?

Dizziness is a symptom of what maladies?

Ear brain heart: People get dizzy because the balance centers are out of balance. Sudden standing may decrease blood flow, ear infections and viruses irritate the nerves, tumors and strokes and hemorrhage can damage brain centers. If all else is good, psychological stress and anxiety can throw off balance. Drugs are famous to cause dizziness. Not much else. ...Read more

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Headache is a symptom of what tumors?

Headache is a symptom of what tumors?

Nonspecific: Headaches can be due to migraine, muscle contraction, hydrocephalus, tumors, hypertension, sinus infections, jaw problems. Tumors and hemorrhages cause headaches due to increased pressure inside the skull when the size is significant. Many tumors, such as meningiomas, may be completely silent, without any pain. ...Read more

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Frequent Headaches (Definition)

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