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My Freckles Are Getting Darker Could This Be Something Serious
A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more
I have extreme cramps and back pain the first day I get my period so bad and it last awhile and pain meds don't help could this be something serious?
I wake up cool in the morning, but i get hot at night. I'm under 30. Could this be perimenopause or something serious?
NO: This can come from inadequate fluid intake, anemia or other reasons why your blood pressure may be running low. Increase your fluid intake and maybe a little extra salt for now. See your physician for blood testing and physical exam to make sure you don't have anemia or other problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I get sharp pains in my head from time to time it lasts a couple seconds n goes away? Is that normal or sign of something serious
Transient sharp pain: Transient sharp pains lasting only seconds are most often cause by pressure on some nerve, where the irritation causes an abnormal electrical discharge down the length of the nerve. In the head, face, and neck this is often due to pressure on nerves between the vertebra. As long as it is occuring only intermittently, and only for a few seconds it is benign. If more persistent, see a doctor. ...Read more
The nerves at the back of my head slightly hurt. Its just alittle not big. I dont know if i need a massage or its something serious? i get worried alo
Very common: I see this a great deal, specially in patients prone to headaches and migraine. Just above the top of the angle between your head and neck is the occipital plexus, which is were migraines really originate from. Tenderness in the region is rarely serious and common, may also be indicative of arthritis high in your neck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many reasons: Dizziness after standing up can be due to orthostatic hypotension if your resting BP is too low or you're dehydrated. It can also occur due to bradycardia, or slowing of the heart rate (HR). You could also have some vasovagal component. See your primary care physician for more guidance. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/hypotension-orthostatic ...Read more
I have been experiencing dark stool. It seems to come and go. I am worried it could be something serious?
How can you tell if a headache is something serious? I get headaches in different places and strengths everyday for the last few months.
Get medical exam: The best way for your to get reassurance is to go to your DR, have an exam It is impossible to make a DX for your HA's in this format. ...Read more
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