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I am a very good lister in converation I have long term memory and short term memory is good I can rember the cealnder really well I am date oriented?
What's your Question: Your statements indicate that you feel you have good memory, are a good listener, and oriented to the calendar very well. I do detect, however, a number of typographical errors. Is that normal for you or are you simply not proofing what you're writing. Would you like to pose a question based on your statements? If so, you may write to me at: www. Healthtap. Com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more
Every symptom I could list in chart besides mental health began in pinkey finger. July 24th 2012.no problems at all before. Now im bed bound. What do I do? They get worse every 6 mo-yr
Re -boot: You seem to have come to a dead end with the clinicians you are working with now. Sometimes it is better to start with a fresh perspective from a different team of people. I would advise seeking help at a university hospital clinic where they see more unusual cases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My rheum doc decreased my Plaquenil dose from 400mg to 300mg because I'm doing so well & list weight. I'm Concerned I could get lupus symptoms back?
Hopefully not: You may not get a flare up and this is good if you gave an issue just go back to your doctor and tell him ...Read more
Question?: Sorry, but you'll have to restate. .. Is there a question you'd like us to answer? ...Read more
My anxiety is triggered by the physical symptoms I feel everyday. Can't get a diagnosis other than anxiety. Can anxiety be more physical than mental?
Anxiety: Can be in response to physical illness or social situations. Please see your doctor to rule out hormonal imbalances like blood sugar and thyroid. Then see a clinical psychologist to learn strategies to manage anxiety. Clinical hypnosis and self-hypnosis training is one good one. See www. Asch. Net for licensed referrals. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Signs of premenstrual disorder? I have very bad pms symptoms and even wmotions are way out of whack. How do u get diagnosis?
Track your moods: Try simple things first--decrease salt intake, take vit B6, for the 2nd half of your cycle, Take that info to your Ob-GYN. Then determine whether medication or a visit to a Psychiatrist would be a good idea. ...Read more
How would I get tested for a possible diagnosis of Autism? I seem to have many of the adult symptoms but I am not sure. How do I go about finding out?
Adult autism.: Your best bet at this point would be to pursue testing by a neuropsychologist. ...Read more
Ms symptoms compare along with other diagnosis. What is 3 key signs that help get better diagnostic direction to decision and Dr!
MS WORK UP: In the MS work up, of a younger female patient presenting with vertigo /gait instability/numbness. And on exam ther is hyperreflexia. You would want to do a full blood work up evaluate for Lyme disease/CNS SARCOIDOSIS /SJOGRENS SYNDROME. MRI of brain and cervical spine to look for plaques. If necessary a lumbar puncture to check MBP and oligoclonal bands ...Read more
What kind of doctor can I go to if I can't get a diagnosis of my debilitating symptoms? My quality of life has went downhill fast.
Primary care doctor: Each person should have a primary care doctor, who can treat the problems and refer to specialists. Primary care means pediatrics, family medicine, general practice, or internal medicine. Find a doctor who can spend time looking at lots of symptoms and issues... Which means one must buy really good insurance that pays for multiple visits and long visits (unlike hmo's, medicare, and medicaid). ...Read more
What type of treatment can be given when lupus-like symptoms do not quite warrant a diagnosis? Do I have to wait for a true diagnosis to get relief?
A correct diagnosis: Get a correct diagnosis now. People with lupus can have a variety of symptoms that can be present in other conditions. If you do not have lupus you have something else. This needs to be defined and then you get help now. Waiting for a diagnosis that you may never get is not going to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cauda Equina Syndrom:
Cauda equina is caused by compression, trauma or other damage to the lower area of the spinal cord.
If you have loss of bowel or bladder control and numbing of your genitaia or inside of thighs (areas that would be in contact with a horse if you imagined yourself riding one) is an easy way to think of this) along with the pain you may have cauda equina syndrome.
If have these symptoms GO TO ER ...Read more
Please could you list common food chemical sensitivities for me, e.G. Msg. Ongoing non diagnosis IBS symptoms & feeling full/nausea. Trying to eliminate stuf?
See a DR: Have you been checked for mononucleosis (mono)? Get a precise diagnosis. Forget about "chemical sensitivities" which is a term used by ignorant people to steal money from other ignorant people. Forget about ginger ; thistle: save your money. Enlarged spleen should not be ignored. It is probably serious. ...Read more
I have had many symptoms of sle over the past 8 yrs, and now have a positive ANA test. Are there any add'l test before I get a diagnosis?
I am just curious about what are the first symptoms of lung cancer, how long does it take a smoker to get it and what is the average age of diagnosis?
Often asymptomatic.: This is often asymptomatic with about 5-15% detected from symptoms. Pesistent cough is the usual presenting sign, with hemoptysis, wheeze, dyspnea or difficulty breathing, depending on its site. Hoarseness, and respiratory failure can mean spread beyond the lungs. This occurs most at 55-65 years and since smoking is the most common cause, it likely takes from its start so don't start smoking. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Injured 2 1/2 years ago...C5/c6 nerve root damaged at erb's point in plexus. What signs and symptoms will I get? I need a concrete diagnosis!
No diagnosis for muscles aches, fatigue, and neurological issues. What heavy metals can cause these symptoms? Should I get a toxicity test?
Rarely positive: Heavy metal toxicity can be a cause for muscle weakness but without knowing more information about your case specifically I can't say the likelihood that you'll turn something up.....it's really a pretty rare overall cause to the symptoms you mention. Have you seen a neurologist and/or endocrinologist for your symptoms? ...Read more