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Low Flow Shower Heads
BP 147/107 heart rate of 90 heart fluttering a bit light headed skin on arms & legs red & warm to the touch?
Is throbbing vessels in back of head a cardio issue? Get head rushes from stress, exercise, heat , hot shower and can feel heartbeat in back of head.
Hypertension: you have essential hypertension and needs to be treated with appropriate medications. ...Read more
I noted blood cells dissipate when dropped in water , my menses blood doen't dissipates bath water, it's clumping? Do I have internal blood clotting
The menstrual blood: is a combination of blood and shed endometrial tissue. So, this does not mean that you have a clotting problem. Take care.I ...Read more
Temp low from 96.4 to 97.3 at the highest. Very tired, brain fog, hair falling out & breaking. 2 yrs below normal on mcv & mch blood test. ?
F,43, have seizures? ca ev 2 wk, hit back of head on faucet, fnd only venous angioma & wbc & eos slight high and bp & blsugar higher nonfast noth else
Seizures: It is not uncommon to find no "cause" for seizures. Unlikely to be due to the venous angioma. Make sure you are seeing a neurologist to discuss treatments, and obtaining an EEG (electroencephalogram). Usually epileptic seizures can be easily controlled/ prevented with medicines. Hypoglycemia can also cause seizure occasionally- to avoid that eat small frequent meals of low glycemic index foods. ...Read more
Could a neck rest compress my neck blood vessels and decrease the amount of blood flow to my brain?
Neck compress: Not really, unless you too much pressure. ...Read more
My fingers can't retain warmth. If the room isn't warm they start getting icy cold. Thyroid levels fine and there is blood flow. Who can help?
Cold fingers: Some people are more sensitive to cold. Keeping your core body temperature up can help even more than gloves (wear a sweater). ...Read more
In bathroom, heated floor, drying hair, husband in hot shower. 25 weeks pregnant. Hot - can I overheat?
Not likely: Unless, of course, you spend a long time in the bathroom. Use a thermometer, the temperatire should not be more than 99 degrees farenheit. ...Read more
Blood pools in legs, feet when I stand. I'm often lightheaded w high HR, low BP. I'm 34, thin but sedentary. ECG showed short PR interval. Thoughts?
There are a number: of potential issues that could give you these findings and symptoms including autonomic dysfunction. The EKG findings are probably unrelated. You need to be evaluated by a health care professional (cardiologist or electrophysiologist) who will be able to diagnose and treat you to improve your life. ...Read more
10 week old arches back, stiffens legs to stand, flares and has rigid movements, zones out, and pushes body up off head. Had high jaundice as a baby?
3yr old large egg size hard swelling in neck in good enough form very tired and sometimes a slight temp, blood test hb 9.8 wcc 12.9 ESR 93 CRP 94 ?
Swelling in neck: Dont tarry, but make an appointment asap with your doctor. Your blood work indicates an acute process. ...Read more
Red soles of feet and toes. Get very red when taking shower. Not circulation had CBC and sonogram/venous doppler all normal . I'm 18. any of ideas?
Red feet toes: 21 F: Red soles of feet and toes. Get very red when taking shower. Not circulation had CBC and sonogram/venous doppler all normal . I'm 18. any of ideas? ANS: May be allergic to chemicals in your shoes-espeically if tennis shoes. Send pictures. See http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/shoe-contact-dermatitis/ Discuss with your team. ...Read more
My blood pressure goes between 90/80-107/80 when its hot weather. Male 22. Tried lots of water and salt. Would fludocortisone help bring this up?
Yes but : Would only be necessary if symptomatic.Get a more detailed answer ›
1 yr post posterior cx laminectomy, have wide depressed scar, get very uncomfortable sensation in arms & legs with light pat on back of neck...
It may be related to: The diagnosis for which you needed the laminectomy in the first place or it could be related to some spinal instability that sometimes occurs after this type of surgery if it was a wide decompression and if it was over multiple levels so see your surgeon to discuss your symptoms and further studies in terms of imaging may be indicated from x-rays including bending or fkexion/extension views & mri. ...Read more
Gradually lifting head up in night felt lightheaded dizzy temp like a faint but did not ,heart rate increased put head back on pillow then normal why?
Plan. : With your complex medical condition you need to discuss your symptoms with your cardiologist ASAP. ...Read more
Small rashes, itchiness, dryness occuring on face after relocating to a place with low humidity, high temperature & hard water. Please help?
See a dermatologist: You will need an exam to define the nature of your facial problem. It is probably not related to the new climate. ...Read more