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Occasional Speech Loss
Most of the time: Teeth help support the lips and cheeks, and allow the tongue a place to rest when forming certain sounds... Many people have very few teeth and enunciate just fine. Others are incoherent. ...Read more
Are daily headaches, nausea, numbness in limbs, shortness in breath, weight loss, drowsiness and loss in appetite signs of cancer in teenagers?
See a Dr. : You need an evaluation. There are multiple symptoms and multiple possibilities here including symptoms resulting from poor lifestyle habits, like poor nutrition, poor sleep habits, even depression. Get checked out but stay calm. Cancer would not be high on the list. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor!: If you're dizzy and losing consciousness, get off the computer and see a doctor! ...Read more
What's the question?: I'd like to help, but am not sure what your question is. ...Read more
Lack of oxygen: In a stroke, brain areas that are essential to function such as language and movement are deprived of oxygen and nutrients. These areas stop functioning soon after blood flow stops. If flow is not restored promptly, these portions of the brain will be permanently damaged. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Has anything else: happened lately? The death or illness of a loved one? Problems at work with a boss or coworker? Conflicts with family members? Problems at school? Sometime a sudden lack of confidence is related to other things happening in your life. Meet with a therapist to figure out what maybe the matter. ...Read more
Weight loss concern: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. Many of these are seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, ; functional disorders, as well as pregnancy. Directed lab work, imaging, +/-biopsies, stool studies will find your answer. Am concerned with your weight loss-voluntary? ...Read more
Can anxiety cause dizziness, slurred speech, tremors, minor memory loss, back pain, and leg pain? Thanks.
Yes and no: I would suggest that you get examined ...Read more
Ideas? Symptoms; fatigue, hair loss/thinning, back/hip pain, headaches, weakness, memory laps, stuttering, vision changes, dizziness, feeling lost.
21 years old, struggling with memory loss, constant fatigue, slurred words, hair loss, stomach problems... For nearly 7 years. Abnormal EEG as well?
Extreme bone/nerve pain in coccyx without injury, weakness in legs, unexplained weight loss, loss of appetite/digestion problems, lethargy/fatigue.
See your PCP ASAP!: Too little info to go on,Many unanswered questions here? Given the variety of symptoms paired with loss of appetite, lethargy and weakness an urgent visit to your primary care doc is definitely in order. A detailed history & Physical exam including weight loss h/o over a certain period of time, labs, and possibly an MRI if deemed necessary by physical exam would not be out of the question. ...Read more
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