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Dr. Weili Sun Dr. Sun
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At what stage of leukemia is the symptom of a red spots/rash on arms and chest that are itcy ?

Dr. Weili Sun Dr. Sun
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At what stage of leukemia is the symptom of a red spots/rash on arms and chest that are itcy ?

Depends: Unlike solid tumor, there is differet stage, leukemia is usually disseminated disease at diagnosis. For someone without history of leukemia, rash usually is not caused by leukemia (although occasionally leukemia can present this way). For someone with confirmed diagnosis of leukemia, rash could be symptoms of leukemia, or infection, or medication reaction. Check with your oncologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Lyme Disease (Definition)

A tick-borne illness caused by the bacterium borrelia burgdorferi that results in symptoms of fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin ...Read more


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Can a s skin irritation on the too of my head cause a migraine headache and neck pain?

Can a s skin irritation on the too of my head cause a migraine headache and  neck pain?

Unknown : It is difficult to answer this question without a better description of what the skin irritation may be. One condition that comes to which ca cause pain in the head and neck is shingles (herpes zoster, usually of the c2 nerve root). Other more minor and more serious conditions are certainly possible. Please consult your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can rash on neck and breast be an symptom of pregnancy?

Can rash on neck and breast be an symptom of pregnancy?

Doubtful: Although rashes can appear during pregnancy, they are not in themselves a sign of pregnancy ...Read more

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What is the possible causes for a severe burning sensation on the upper back and neck followed by a bumpy rash?

What is  the possible causes for a severe burning sensation on the upper back and neck followed by a bumpy rash?

Shingles: There is a good possibility,,with that history than you have Herpes Zoster or "Shingles" This is due to re-activation of the Chicken Pox virus in a nerve (nerves) where it causes a tiny chicken pox like "bump" in the skin at the end of the nerve. There is medication for this disorder even after the rash breaks out so contact your Primary Care Physician for advice. Good Luck ...Read more

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Burning in upper chest, neck, and into arms for over a week. Is this a symptom of herpes?

Burning in upper chest, neck, and into arms for over a week.  Is this a symptom of herpes?

Explanation : Burning sensation can be caused by herpes. But, my opinion, that this is something else because your area of burning are large, and you need evaluation by doctor. And herpes will be visible within one week. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis for symptoms that include: head aches, face disfiguration and eye protrusion?

What is the diagnosis for symptoms that include: head aches, face disfiguration and eye protrusion?

Orbital disease: In addition to thyroid this can be orbital inflammation, tumor or infection. This can be primary or secondary. You should not wait. You need to see an ophthalmologist who is comfortable with these problems, you should wait. This can be vision or life threatening given the content of your question. ...Read more

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Is diareshha and lumps on sholders a cancer symptom?

Is diareshha and lumps on sholders a cancer symptom?

Not specifically: I believe that you are asking about diarrhea and lumps on the shoulder. These are not specific for cancer.Certainly if the lumps are associated with abnormal pigmentation or with change or pain-one has to be wary for skin cancer.Diarrhea is not a specific cancer symptoms.However, it you examine all of "bowel problems", including constipation or blood in the stools, this could be a symptom of cancer. ...Read more

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Sore arm, can't raise over head. Is this a sign of a stroke?

Sore arm, can't raise over head. Is this a sign of a stroke?

Probably not: Weakness rather than soreness is more typical of stroke. Can you grasp and bend with your arm below your head? This may be tendonitis, arthritis or possibly a rotator cuff issue. If you are also having slurred speech, dizziness, changes in your vision, difficulty breathing, chest heaviness, etc. go to the ER now! In any event, you should seek medical attention soon! ...Read more

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Is mucosal and tonsil swelling on just one side of my mouth/throat as well as face/neck gland pain a common symptom of sjogrens?

Is mucosal and tonsil swelling on just one side of my mouth/throat as well as face/neck gland pain a common symptom of sjogrens?

See below: Unilateral involvement suggests mostly likely infection or worse case scenaro malignancy. Please see your primary for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can tingling in arms and legs that comes and goes be a symptom of a brain tumor?

Can tingling in arms and legs that comes and goes be a symptom of a brain tumor?

Unlikely: I suppose that this is possible but this would not be a typical presentation of a brain tumor. Many other things are much more likely to cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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Could headache mainly at base of skull, in very specific area one on one side, worse with head movement be cervical artery dissection? Feels muscular.

Could headache mainly at base of skull, in very specific area one on one side, worse with head movement be cervical artery dissection? Feels muscular.

Unlikely : What you are describing sounds like a muscular headache. If there is some reason why you are particularly concerned about vertebral artery dissection then see your doctor. Signs of this would be confusion, difficulty with movement or speech. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a fungal infection?My back and upper arm is so itchy and its having a white spots like a map

What are the signs of a fungal infection?My back and upper arm is so itchy and its having a white spots like a map

Depends on type: Candida/yeast is creamy white, tends to occur in skin folds, groin, under breasts. Tinea versicolor doesn't tan, has irregular borders, slightly scaly edges. Tinea corporis/ringworm starts as red spot that grows outward in ring shape; edge is raised, scaly; center appears normal. Vitiligo (not a fungus) is patches of hypopigmentation. Skin scraping & test for fungus by doc can be a start. ...Read more

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Recurrent migraines on bottom of head near neck and lymph nodes of head, tender spot, may it be associated with chronic head tilting?

Recurrent migraines on bottom of head near neck and lymph nodes of head, tender spot, may it be associated with chronic head tilting?

Cervical migraines: Many things can trigger a migraine attack, i.e. Certain food/drink, odor/perfume, lack of sleep, skipping meals, menstrual/period cycle, medications, sinus infection, tmjs, and for sure neck pain or cervical disc/nerve trouble. So, certainly neck pain/disease can trigger recurrent migraines and so if you have neck strain, this should be corrected. I suggest getting an eval by doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I had a melanoma on the back of my neck and it spread, which specific type of neck lymph nodes would it likely first spread to?

If I had a melanoma on the back of my neck and it spread, which specific type of neck lymph nodes would it likely first spread to?

Sentinel node: If surgical exploration is needed to look for lymph node draining the site of the lesion, a dye or radioactive isotope is injected at the site of the lesion and the dye or radioactivity is tracked to identify the first lymph node where the marker ends up. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more