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I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of empyema?

I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of empyema?

Fever: Fever is very common with empyema, but watch out for non productive cough, one sided chest pain especially with breathing. ...Read more

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I have not been feeling like myself lately. Why?

I have not been feeling like myself lately. Why?

Not yourself: This question is very general and has many answers. Endocrine causes can include hypothyroidism. Also consider factors like sleep disturbance and depression. Talk to your doctor and describe your symptoms in more detail. ...Read more

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I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of miscarriage?

I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of miscarriage?

Miscarriage: First of all you need to be pregnant to have a miscarriage. If you are pregnant the most common signs in early pregancy would be bleeding and/or cramping. It is best to be evaluated by your doctor and further tests can be done to see if your pregnancy is ok. ...Read more

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I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of aortic stenosis?

I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of aortic stenosis?

Several: The most common symptom is chest pain with effort or in more advanced cases where the stenosis has been severe for many years, decreased exercise tolerance, shortness of breath, light headedness and palpitations among others. Check with your doctor, the diagnosis is usually straight forward. ...Read more

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I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of narcotic overdose?

I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of narcotic overdose?

Get to an ER now!!: Don't waste time asking questions about od as the first symptom you feel may be the last you feel! ...Read more

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I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

Numbness: Typical carpal tunnel symptoms are numbness and tingling in the thumb, index, middle, and ring finger. It will often wake you at night, and improve if you shake your hand. ...Read more

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Is depression highly treatable? Be honest, what's the genuine likelihood of feeling like myself again

Is depression highly treatable? Be honest, what's the genuine likelihood of feeling like myself again

Honestly, yes!: There are varieties of depression and it's possible to suffer more than one at a time. Some probably do need medication - many just need you to trust a caring expert CBT or talk therapist and put in the effort, patience and courage. It is the ingredient that works most even w/ meds. Aim to feel strong and accepting rather than some early 'you'. Afterall, that 'you' ran into difficulties. Yes! 'tis ...Read more

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Feeling unfamiliar with reality, not feeling like myself, keep having suicidal thoughts and ideation. Why is this?

Feeling unfamiliar with reality, not feeling like myself, keep having suicidal thoughts and ideation. Why is this?

Visit the Dr or E.R.: A person who has suicidal ideations (thoughts or plans), gestures, or attempts needs evaluation and treatment right away. The recommended way to get treatment is to visit an emergency room, by ambulance or by having a companion drive. In the US, the emergency phone number for an ambulance is 911. One can also find suicide prevention hotline numbers online, for his or her local area. ...Read more

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38 weeks not feeling like myself? . I feel really odd. I can't put my finger on what it is but I just don't feel right at all

38 weeks not feeling like myself? . I feel really odd. I can't put my finger on what it is but I just don't feel right at all

Schedule check up: Those are very vague descriptions of symptoms so probably not much we can say here. It is important schedule your next check up with your doctor to make sure all is normal. If you are contracting, your water breaks or you do not feel normal fetal movements then you need to be seen on Labor and delivery. ...Read more

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Constant tension and pressure in head/neck. Also weird sensations and not feeling like myself. Should I be concerned? (I have severe chronic anxiety)

Constant tension and pressure in head/neck. Also weird sensations and not feeling like myself. Should I be concerned? (I have severe chronic anxiety)

Chronic Anxiety: Please don't be overly concerned but do get some support. See a mental health professional who works with folks who have anxiety disorders and learn some techniques to cope. Also considers things such as biofeedback, massage, or self-hypnosis training. See www. Asch. Net for licensed clinicians who are trained in clinical hypnosis. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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For the past week I have not been feeling like myself I am not able to sleep or study and having suicidal thoughts but I don't want to feel this anymor?

For the past week I have not been feeling like myself I am not able to sleep or study and having suicidal thoughts but I don't want to feel this anymor?

Severe depression: Sounds like you are s;u;ffering from clinical depression. Sleep disturbance and impaired concentration are clear symptoms as are suicidal thoughts. These thoughts are dangerous and it is imperative that you see a me;ntal health specialist immediately. Do you have a plan? Do you have the means to carry it out? If so, please go to the nearest emeergency room or crisis center immediately. ...Read more

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I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of breast fibroadenoma?

I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of breast fibroadenoma?

Mass: Afibroadenoma of the breast is a benign growth in the breast. The only symptom is feeling the mass itself. If it is concerning to you, see a general surgeon to discuss removal. ...Read more

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Is a hpt test accurate at 24 days after unprotected sex? Had a period last week. Not feeling like myself.

Is a hpt test accurate at 24 days after unprotected sex? Had a period last week. Not feeling like myself.

HCG test: Levels can first be detected by a blood test about 11 days after conception and about 12 – 14 days after conception by a urine test. In general the HCG levels will double every 72 hours. The level will reach its peak in the first 8 – 11 weeks of pregnancy and then will decline and level off for the remainder of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Should I see a doctor about possibly anxiety/depression issues? I haven't been feeling like myself lately. I've taken several online depression/anxiety inventories and they've all come back that I have moderate/severe qualities of depression, however I do

Yes: I would see a mental health professional and have an evaluation. Certain medical illnesses, such as hypothyroidism, can mimic depression and should be ruled out. This way you will have been accurately diagnosed and can then decide on the right treatment for you. ...Read more

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Sudden dizziness that lasted nearly a minute. BP 101/69 blood sugar normal. Not feeling like myself and feel real irritable and got a gag reflex?

Sudden dizziness that lasted nearly a minute. BP 101/69 blood sugar normal. Not feeling like myself and feel real irritable and got a gag reflex?

Dizziness: This could be due to pulse rate, but it's not completely clear. It could be inner ear which is a very common problem for this. Really there are other neurological issues that could cause this problem. You need to discuss this with your physician and have a neurology evaluation. ...Read more

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I have been on 5mg Buspar (buspirone) for a week now and not feeling like myself. Tonight I'm feeling lightheaded, weak, dizzy, tingly, and dreamlike. Concern?

I have been on 5mg Buspar (buspirone) for a week now and not feeling like myself. Tonight I'm feeling lightheaded, weak, dizzy, tingly, and dreamlike. Concern?

Please repost: And include the answer to your question given to you by the doctor who actually prescribed the medicine; or, if you have not asked the doctor who actually prescribed the medicine your question, please state why not. ...Read more

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They doctor told me that I have gastroprosis. I have not feeling like myself. My right side of my neck has beeen hurting and my right hand is numb.

They doctor told me that I have gastroprosis. I have not feeling like myself. My right side of my neck has beeen hurting and my right hand is numb.

Do you have diabetes: Gastroparesis, if I'm correct in assuming that is your diagnosis, comes from damage to the parasympathetic innervation of the gut. Diabetes mellitus is the most common cause of gastroparesis, as well as common comorbid conditions such as fatigue, lethargy, and carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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Just started wellbutrin (bupropion) 2 days ago, feeling not like myself, more moody and anxious, kinda slow. Why?

Just started wellbutrin (bupropion) 2 days ago, feeling not like myself, more moody and anxious, kinda slow. Why?

Side effects?: A lot of folks do not really know that they can call their dr anytime. Your dr may not be able to talk with you at the time of your call, but you should receive a call back from the dr's office, either from the dr or his or her nurse. As far as what you describe in your question, it sounds like some side-effects to the wellbutrin (bupropion). ...Read more

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Hi! I have been on Zoloft 100 mg for 8 months and feeling good like myself. Doctor has given me weaning method. I would like a second opiion.

Hi! I have been on Zoloft 100 mg for 8 months and feeling good like myself. Doctor has given me weaning method. I would like a second opiion.

Do you want to wean?: If you have had recurrent bouts of depression, consider staying on it. One handy way to wean from anti-depressants is to change to prozac 20 mg daily for7-14days, then take it every other day for a week, then stop. Prozac has a long half-kive and because of this. It weans itself. Been helpful for my patients ...Read more

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13 mnths after child was born I'm now havin problems with my vagina constantly feeling like I wet myself and constantly wiping myself dry advice please?

13 mnths after child was born I'm now havin problems with my vagina constantly feeling like I wet myself and constantly wiping myself dry advice please?

See your GYN: EWhile 13 months later would be unusual, dammage to the urinary tract can occur with child birth and a fistula between the bladder or urethra can cause you to fel constantly wet. While there are certainly other possible causes, you should have this evaluated. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Started new exercise program this week. Finding myself feeling like I did when I had serotonin syndrome before. Is it possible that I'm making more serotonin and now my current dose is too high? Any explanation for this?

Started new exercise program this week. Finding myself feeling like I did when I had serotonin syndrome before. Is it possible that I'm making more serotonin and now my current dose is too high? Any explanation for this?

Yes: Exercise can increase serotonin levels. In addition, several of your medications listed can cause serotonin syndrome as well. Advise calling your doctor ASAP. Your medication should be adjusted. ...Read more

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I am 22 years old and I find myself feeling like I have no energy. I also don't feel like being social. Is this normal? I don't feel depressed. Just no energy or drive to get out of bed or do anything. Please help. I just want to feel normal.

I am 22 years old and I find myself feeling like I have no energy. I also don't feel like being social. Is this normal? I don't feel depressed. Just no energy or drive to get out of bed or do anything. Please help. I just want to feel normal.

Even though you: Don''t feel depressed you have the signs of depression. It could also be something physical so you need to go to the doc and have a thorough physical examination with bgloodwork done. ...Read more

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How come I like the feeling of pain?

How come I like the feeling of pain?

Depends!: Usually unnatural to like pain, and called masochism. If the pain is from an illness, or hurting yourself, you should seek some guidance! That said, I myself enjoy the pain of effort in climbing a steep hill on my mountain bike, and being able to endure the tough effort, both physical and mental. So it depends on what you are talking about. ...Read more

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Why am I feeling like this, melancholic?

Why am I feeling like this, melancholic?

Depression: Depression could be a possibility with you, especially if this feeling has been going on for more than a couple of weeks. Please see a psychiatrist or psychotherapist for a diagnostic evaluation to see. If you also have changes in energy, appetite, and sleep as well, chances are high that depression explains your melancholic mood. Treatment can help! ...Read more

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Pain in balls. Feels like pulling feeling.

Pain in balls. Feels like pulling feeling.

See doctor: For an evaluation as pain is not normal. Could be an infection, a torsion or other cause. ...Read more

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I have like ack feeling in my right testiscal?

I have like ack feeling in my right testiscal?

More info: More of a description of the testicular discomfort is needed in order to make a diagnosis. If there is significant pain, tenderness, swelling or a palpable lump, I recommend an evaluation by a urologist. Possibilities include a strained ligament, inflamed testicle, a growth or epididymitis. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling like I'm going to die everyday?

What to do if I'm feeling like I'm going to die everyday?

If you don't have: Medical conditions or life situations that would realistically merit this type of fear - could consider cognitive behavioral therapy or psychotherapy. Take care. ...Read more

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Will humibid give you a high like feeling?

Will humibid give you a high like feeling?

Possible: Guaifenisen is usually well tolerated, but could be the cause of such symptoms in some people. They only way to know is to stop the medication and see if the feeling stops, then restart it and see if the feeling comes back. ...Read more

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How can you stop feeling like im about to faint?

How can you stop feeling like im about to faint?

Near syncope: The term for nearly passing out, but this can have many causes. You should see your doctor to assess for explanations. It could be low blood pressure, metabolic problem like high blood sugar, or problems with heart rate being too high or low. Please have this evaluated. ...Read more