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Is it possible to get headaches and nausea during the hot weather?

Is it possible to get headaches and nausea during the hot weather?

Heat and headaches: Sun overexposure can cause headache and nausea, most worrisome is heat stroke in old terms. However, simple dehydration can cause these symptoms, especially if you live in a drier climate. Some migraine patients get headaches on exposure to light from the sun, without the need for over exposure to heat. ...Read more

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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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16yo girl. Seeking opinions on whether pubic hair should be shaved for hygiene esp when doing sports in hot weather (30deg c) or during period?

16yo girl. Seeking opinions on whether pubic hair should be shaved for hygiene esp when doing sports in hot weather (30deg c) or during period?

No need to shave: There is absolutely nothing wrong with pubic hair. It's just hair. Perfectly good hygiene can be achieved by properly rinsing in all the skin folds that girls and women have, hair or no hair. For some unknown reason, so many cultures across the globe have issues with pubic hair. It's just hair. Shaving it is fine too (but takes continuing work, and it can be itchy as it grows back out). ...Read more

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What can cause painful joint symptoms?

What can cause painful joint symptoms?

Lots of things: Injury, viral syndromes, inflammatory arthritis degenerative disease are all causes of joint problems. ...Read more

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I have chrons and don't know if this has anything connected to chrons, but every month or so i get very painful joint pain, ankles, knees, fingers?

I have chrons and don't know if this has anything connected to chrons, but every month or so i get very painful joint pain, ankles, knees, fingers?

Can be related: Crohn's disease is an autoimmune disease that just does not affect your GI tract. It has been associated with a sero-negative arthritis similiar in many respects to rheumatoid arthritis. Have your doctor get you a consultation with a rheumatologist to confirm and aid in your complex treatment. ...Read more

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I have moderately painful joint pain in my ring finger and pointer finger on my left hand. The pain intensifies when I apply pressure. I am worried.

I have moderately painful joint pain in my ring finger and pointer finger on my left hand. The pain intensifies when I apply pressure. I am worried.

Finger pain joint: swelling can be inflammatory, traumatic, infectious in a younger person. There are other things too that are rarer. Pain that has persisted for more than a few days should be evaluated. Questions include history of puncture, laceration, recent illness, other joints that hurt, diet, metabolic disorder, inflammatory arthritis, thyroid, diabetes, Lyme and the list goes on...... Best see your doctor ...Read more