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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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