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Is addison's disease painful?

Is addison's disease painful?

Not physically: Addison's is often diagnosed late, after months or years of simply not feeling well. Physical pain is likely to be late from muscle cramps from sodium wasting. But having no energy, swinging moods, nausea, weight loss, and being told you have mental health issues hurts in its own way. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you had a painful terminal disease what would you do?

I'm just wondering, if you had a painful terminal disease what would you do?

Ask for support: I would ask my doctor(s) for palliative or hospice care depending on how much time i had left. ...Read more

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Is impetigo a painful disease?

Is impetigo a painful disease?

Yes: The infected areas are swollen and usually open/ blistered - and that swelling/ infection irritates the pain nerve receptors... The pain is usually best treated by #1 - treat the infection - topical / oral antibiotics, warm wet clean compresses can soothe, and tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. ...Read more

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I seem to have symptoms of addison's disease, and my husband wants me tested. How painful is it, and is it covered by his tricare prime insurance?

I seem to have symptoms of addison's disease, and my husband wants me tested. How painful is it, and is it covered by his tricare prime insurance?

Blood test: Talk to your primary care about this and see if he/she agrees that you should be tested for addison's disease. The workup for this involved blood testing and possible a test called acth stim test. The pain involved in all of this is just pain from the needle poke for blood tests. Insurance coverage varies but again similar to other blood tests. ...Read more

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Whats this mean? No dr to see, ordered b/c painful breathe. Multiple bilat noncalc pulm nod 3-4mm. Favors granulomatous process (disease wrote above)

Inconclusive.: Small pulmonary nodules can be lots of things. Old granulomatous disease from a prior infection is most common. If you could provide the radiologist with old studies that would be extremely helpful. If not then follow up imaging is important. ...Read more

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What to do if I have gum disease-and it's really painful. Is this normal?

What to do if I have gum disease-and it's really painful. Is this normal?

See a dentist: It can hurt, but most people have no pain associated with their periodontitis. Please see a dentist or periodontal specialist. ...Read more

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When a penis is very painful releasing white things, what disease is that?

STD: Usually a sexually transmitted disease although other causes are possible.. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a nervous bladder disorder and painful bladder syndrome?

Frequency vs pain: Urinary frequency is the main symptoms of a nervous bladder; whereas painful urination plus other symptoms including frequency are painful bladder syndrome. ...Read more

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What is the least painful way for someone with borderline personality disorder to leave their significant other?

What is the least painful way for someone with borderline personality disorder to leave their significant other?

DBT skills: Making the decision to leave your partner is difficult and likely to be hurtful, even if it's the right decision for you. Have you explored DBT? Initially designed for BPD, but there are so many powerful lessons we can all use in our lives (especially during a break-up). Look up a DBT self help book, or a therapist that can help teach you the skills through individual or group therapy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in pain 24/7 with bladder disease uroligists just repeat painful tests that have injured me worse in the past?

Can you tell me in pain 24/7 with bladder disease uroligists just repeat painful tests that have injured me worse in the past?

Here are some...: Have you been documented to have UTI? How long has this 24/7 bladder pain been with you? How has it progressed and worsened? These may hint the possible worst case of interstitial cystitis (IC). How to sort these out correctly? Follow instructions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Thereby you can work well with urologists for right timely care. ...Read more

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We are in the 21 century and no cure for fibromyalgia.Why? Are there recent researches for that horrible painful disease.Please tell me.

We are in the 21 century and no cure for fibromyalgia.Why? Are there recent researches for that horrible painful disease.Please tell me.

Wrong Theories: Clinical researchers are looking for virus, immune disorder, or genetic cause. To my mind, changes seen in these arenas are not causes, but are effects; except for joint hypermobility syndrome (inherited). The cause is primary pelvic girdle injury leading to tilted body & chronic & widely ranging muscle spasms. Since cause multivarient, cure is multivarient. True cause explained at quora.Com. ...Read more

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At 22 i got diagnosed with degenerative disk disease in l5. It's painful when i first lay down until it adjust. Is my pain going to get worse with age?

Not likely.: Degenerative disc disease is not a disease. It is a radiographic diagnosis describing age related changes on a scan. Your back pain may or may not be related to your MRI findings. No treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in right temple (not migraine) everyday. Painful to touch/press. I am in my 30's. Is it Temporal Artiritis? I have Graves Disease.

See your PCP: for examination and tests to rule out temporal arteritis. Initially the temple pain may be the only presenting symptom with the temporal and occipital regions being the most common locations. Tender spots or nodules may be present in the scalp, especially over inflamed arteries. See your PCP for evaluation, tests and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Painful swelling of mrs.Rajashree mohanty’s legs from knee joints to feet(both legs) the disease started first with cellulitis of left leg about 6to 7?

Painful swelling of mrs.Rajashree mohanty’s legs from knee joints to feet(both legs)
the disease started first with cellulitis of left leg about 6to 7?

Mrs. Mohanty: Needs to see a doctor. There are many reasons why legs can swell. The concern is the fact she has pain. Many people with swollen legs do not complain of pain rather tired legs, a heaviness etc. Due to t he fact there is pain this should be checked out. As you stated the swelling itself appears to have been there a while. ...Read more

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Which disease or health condition is the most painful one?

Impossible: This is impossible to answer. They are too many variables. ...Read more

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How does one cope with a progressively debilitating disease that is difficult and painful?

Utilize professional: The ability to deal with pain on your own is limited. Fortunately, there are professionals that are extremely talented at managing the fine line between adequate pain control and over-sedation. In this day and age, there is no reason to be in persistent pain. ...Read more

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What can be done for a Lyme disease rash when it's painful?

What can be done for a Lyme disease rash when it's painful?

Check rash: The rash associated with lyme called erythema migrans is usually not itchy or painful, it might feel warm perhaps very mild itch but usually not painful so have ur dr check it out. ...Read more

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I have a crack on my anus..itz very painful. What is meditation for this type of diseases?

I have a crack on my anus..itz very painful.  What is meditation for this type of diseases?

Fissure?: That sounds like an anal fissure. You should be evaluated by a physician for diagnosis and treatment right away. You will be able to get a prescription for a good numbing medicine. ...Read more

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I have had Crohn's disease for a few years but have recently developed a fissured tongue.. it is really painful.. is this because of the crohn's?

I have had Crohn's disease for a few years but have recently developed a fissured tongue.. it is really painful.. is this because of the crohn's?

Maybe: Crohn's disease can involve the gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the anus. In the mouth, it can cause ulcers, fissures, plaques, erythema and other lesions. In addition, malnutrition or deficiency of micronutrients (minerals, vitamins, etc) can cause lesions in the mouth (fissures, inflammation, etc). Both these conditions should be evaluated by your MD. ...Read more

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Do you think you know what kind of disease I have? And it painful and I can't hardly bath myself because it burns. And I can't use good smelling soap.

Do you think you know what kind of disease I have? And it painful and I can't hardly bath myself because it burns. And I can't use good smelling soap.

It's not ...: ...too much to go on. There are a wide range of disorders that can cause painful, burning skin. They range from primary skin disorders including psoriasis or contact dermatitis, to neuropathy (unpleasant nerve sensing/sensations), to blood vessel problems due to inadequate blood supply, & more. See a dermatologist for a complete review of your symptoms & diagnosis. Good wishes:) ...Read more