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Strange weight loss, occasional nausea, slight loss of appetite but craving sweets. It's been happening for several months.

Strange weight loss, occasional nausea, slight loss of appetite but craving sweets. It's been happening for several months.

I think you should: be checked for diabetes. Unexplained weight loss is a significant sign and the craving of sweets may indicate some problems with blood sugar control and insulin resistance. We do learn to crave sweets as babies: sweet is the first taste humans learn to prefer. Carbohydrates release the feel-good brain chemical serotonin and the taste of sugar releases endorphins that can relax us. But get checked! ...Read more

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Can I take Zofran for occasional nausea while taking the generic form of Lexapro (escitalopram) (on 5mg now will end up at 10mg)?

Can I take Zofran for occasional nausea while taking the generic form of Lexapro (escitalopram) (on 5mg now will end up at 10mg)?

Yes: No interaction of significance at this dose but tell your doctor you are having nausea. (Look for cause of this symptom) Lexapro (escitalopram) can occasionally cause nausea. ...Read more

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I have been having my BP go down to 85/62 from 110/75 and I have been feeling dizzy off balance and occasional nausea....what could this be?

I have been having my BP go down to 85/62 from 110/75 and I have been feeling dizzy off balance and occasional nausea....what could this be?

Low blood pressure: It could be caused by dehydration, internal bleeding, blood loss more than normal during periods or endocrine disorders. See a doctor in urgent care or ER if you can not get a hold of your doctor. You need at least 90 systolic to mantain daily activities. ...Read more

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HIDA showed 6%EF. Only have occasional nausea & discomfort in GB region. MRCP showed sludge and now taking Urso. Can EF% improve or GB removal needed?

HIDA showed 6%EF. Only have occasional nausea & discomfort in GB region. MRCP showed sludge and now taking Urso. Can EF% improve or GB removal needed?

GB sludge: Sludge in the gall bladder can cause continuing episodes of abdominal discomfort and digestive disturbances. Gall bladder removal can relieve these symptoms even in the absence of stones. I doubt that URSO will be able to accomplish this. ...Read more

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What is the best way to diagnose acute mountain sickness? I usually get headaches, lightheadedness and occasional nausea at high elevation.

What is the best way to diagnose acute mountain sickness? I usually get headaches, lightheadedness and occasional nausea at high elevation.

Mountain sickness: Those are exactly the symptoms you will feel at higher elevations if you can, try to move upto the higher elevations more gradually and you will accommodate a little better. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as acute appendicitis? What r symptoms? I have no fever, occasional nausea, no rebound pain, near constant pain r side, 2 days.

Is there such a thing as acute appendicitis? What r symptoms? I have no fever, occasional nausea, no rebound pain, near constant pain r side, 2 days.

Yes acute appendicit: Pain, nausea, anorexia, fever, tenderness in right lower abdomen are the classic signs and symptoms. Retrocecal appendicitis may show little of these until late, often after rupture. You should get evaluated, by your primary, the er or a general surgeon with possible need for ct for persistent pain. ...Read more

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Off balance , feels like pressure in the ear, occasional nausea , TMJ can this lead to vertigo? And cure?

Off balance , feels like pressure in the ear, occasional nausea , TMJ can this lead to vertigo? And cure?

Ear: Great question. TMJ and teeth coming in can occassionally cause this problem but there are many inner ear problems that might as well. Suggest you see an ENT for a full exam including a hearing test ...Read more

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