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Looked up symptoms in medical book. What is rigidity?

Looked up symptoms in medical book. What is rigidity?

Rigidity: Rigidity is an abnormality of muscle tone that can occur in certain neurological conditions. It is a resistance to movement. An example of this is parkinson's disease which can cause rigidity. That is not the only condition that can cause rigidity though. ...Read more

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How to tell difference between anxiety and medical symptoms?

How to tell difference between anxiety and medical symptoms?

See a doctor: Anxiety can cause medical symptoms, and medical symptoms can cause anxiety. Please see your doctor for an exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do doctors mean when they say symptoms are "medically unexplained but not dangerous"? How do they arrive at this conclusion?

What do doctors mean when they say symptoms are "medically unexplained but not dangerous"? How do they arrive at this conclusion?

Depends: There are a lost of circumstances that may not be explained by the physical findings or tests, but such symptoms are not life threatening. One example would be tingling in the foot. Others could be unexpected weight gain of a few pounds, a localized skin rash, a missed period without being pregnant etc. ...Read more

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Are medical sores a symptom for a particular medical condition?

Are medical sores a symptom for a particular medical condition?

More Info: I am not sure how to answer the question since I am unsure of what medical sores you are speaking of? Please supply more information for better answer. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of anxiety or serious medical symptoms?

What are symptoms of anxiety or serious medical symptoms?

Please clarify: Your question is too broad to answer. What medical condition? Anxiety is not a medical condition. Ask again and I am sure we will be able to help you. ...Read more

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Is low cholesterol a symptom of any specific mediacl condition?

Is low cholesterol a symptom of any specific mediacl condition?

Yes, many conditions: Low cholesterol can be a sign of serious problems, in fact i consider low chol. To be more serious than high chol. Some cases are hereditary, but if previously normal chol. Becomes low it can be a sign of hyperthyroidism, liver disease, malnutrition, cancer, chronic infections or inflammation. It should be evaluated by a doctor who takes it seriously, not one who says "it's nothing to worry about.". ...Read more

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What medical symptoms might I get when I have mountain sickness?

What medical symptoms might I get when I have mountain sickness?

Mountain sickness: Symptoms can range from mild to severe. Initially, there may be dizziness, lightheadedness, fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, rapid pulse, and shortness of breath w/exertion. Later there can be chest tightness, blue skin discoloration (cyanosis), confusion, cough, coughing up blood, withdrawal from social interaction, and shortness of breath @ rest. Worst stage is coma and death. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of retained tissue after medical abortion?

What are the symptoms of retained tissue after medical abortion?

Suggestive symptoms.: You may present with pelvic cramps or pain, vaginal discharge, bleeding, fever. If this is the case see your GYN provider ASAP or go to the ED for immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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What medical conditions can mimick symptoms of excersised induced asthma ?

What medical conditions can mimick symptoms of excersised induced asthma ?

Vocal cord dysfcn: The first condition that comes to mind is vocal cord dysfunction, where they close creating a blockage of the airway when you are trying to get air. It takes working with a speech pathologist to learn how to relax the voice box during these sporadic events, that can strike suddenly during exercise. ...Read more

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What are the major worries of HPV or any symptoms or possible medical problems?

What are the major worries of HPV or any symptoms or possible medical problems?

Cervical cancer: The concern for females is that there is an association between high risk hpv types and cervical and vulvar cancers. However, hpv infections are incredibly common and most people with hpv do not get cancer. It's important to be up to date with your visit with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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If you have cancer, what signs or symptoms should you seek medical attention for?

If you have cancer, what signs or symptoms should you seek medical attention for?

Oncologist follow-up: The types of things that you should be looking out for will depend on the type of cancer that you have. An oncologist will be the best person to help you look out for certain signs or symptoms specific for you. ...Read more

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If i show symptoms for HIV 6 hours post exposure, will i be considered odd in medical history?

If i show symptoms for HIV 6 hours post exposure, will i be considered odd in medical history?

No such thing: There are no such symptoms of hiv. Your luster of parasthesia is meaningless and not a symptom of any disease. ...Read more

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What are the possible underlying medical problems that can cause dementia-like symptoms? for middle aged women.

What are the possible underlying medical problems that can cause dementia-like symptoms? for middle aged women.

Dementia symptoms: Require exam by your doctor. One possibility is a circulatory cause but here are more likely other causes. Consider using coconut oil. See a nutritionally oriented practitioner for dose. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What does debilitating symptoms mean in medical terms my mom was diagnosed with it and she and i were just wondering

What does debilitating symptoms mean in medical terms my mom was diagnosed with it and she and i were just wondering

This : This refers to any symptoms ("sx") that are severe enough to impair a person's function or regular activities. Any pain (for example: a migraine headache) could temporarily be a "debilitating symptom", as it would interfere with regular activity, impairing the person's usual capacity. ...Read more

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