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Dr. Thomas Lyons
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Perimenopause (Definition)

A condition that occurs when a woman's estrogen levels start to decline, periods become irregular, and hot flashes may begin, accompanied by mood swings and other ...Read more


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What causes aches and pains in early pregnancy?

What causes aches and pains in early pregnancy?

Varies: The fluid retention typical of pregnancy can cause aches and pain. The Progesterone level is very elevated during pregnancy - this results in some relaxation of ligaments and tendons throughout the body, which would also explain aches and pain. The enlarging uterus and the inherent pregnancy related presence of a cyst on at least one of the ovaries also could add to your aches and pain. ...Read more

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Im having headache nause stomach pain and chills?

Im  having headache  nause stomach pain and chills?

Maybe related or not: There are a lot of possibilities, but your description of nausea/stomach pain raises that of gastritis & ulcers due to headache drugs. Stop non-prescribed nsaid's (aspiriin, advil, aleve, motrin, etc.) & consider acid reducer Rx (Prilosec, Prevacid, Nexium, (esomeprazole) etc.). Seek care especially if lightheaded, worsening symptoms, vomiting coffee ground material or passing black stool or blood. ...Read more

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Extremely tired nauseated cramp like pains in my tummy and back tenderness and soreness to left breast. Any suggestions?

Abdominal pain: The soreness in your left breast could be an infection but your tiredness , nausea, and abdominal pain are all concerning symptoms. You need blood work, an examination of your breast and abdomen by a primary care doctor and possibly some imaging studies to determine your best treatment. ...Read more

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Is farting and stomache pains symptoms of period?

Is farting and stomache pains symptoms of period?

Can be: Hormonal changes related to the menstrual cycle can exert effects on the gastrointestinal system and may cause cramping or increased flatulence. ...Read more

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Last night watery diarrhea, cramps and bloating. Felt better this morning but now nausea, cramps and 39.3c fever + chills and body aches. Stomach flu?

Last night watery diarrhea, cramps and bloating. Felt better this morning but now nausea, cramps and 39.3c fever + chills and body aches. Stomach flu?

Infection/virus: Seems like you have a gastroenteritis. If you had bloody diarrhea, it may be bacterial infection/gastroenteritis. If the diarrhea was watery, it may still be bacterial infection; however, viral gastroenteritis may be more likely. Either way, keep yourself hydrated, rest and if you feel lightheaded, you may want to go to the ER to get IV fluids and possibly a GI cocktail to help your symptoms. ...Read more

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Severe chest pain, breast pain and tenderness, headaches/migranes and back ache. also shooting pains down arm and legs.. ?

Severe chest pain, breast pain and tenderness, headaches/migranes and back ache. also shooting pains down arm and legs.. ?

See a doctor: Severe pain is an alert - a way to get your attention. It says "get this looked into!" It may not be too serious, but w/out proper treatment, it could become worse. I hope you have an exam, follow directions for treatment and feel better soon! ...Read more

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I have three lumps in rib cage, headaches, stomach pain, night sweats, nausea and fatigue.

I have three lumps in rib cage, headaches, stomach pain, night sweats, nausea and fatigue.

Systemic illness: Would strongly recommend that you see a doctor asap. If the night sweats are due to fever, tuberculosis is a good possibility, and tumors may produce similar symptoms and signs. You need a full detailed evaluation which will probably include imaging studies and possibly a biopsy of some of these lumps. Good luck. ...Read more

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Nausea back pain tired fatigue sore breast pains in tummy?

Nausea back pain tired fatigue sore breast pains in tummy?

Test!: Do a hpt or see a doctor for a blood test. Symptoms do not help, and you can know the answer for sure in minutes. Good luck, either way. ...Read more

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I have almost constant diahrea...Abdominal pain/discomfort, all over body aches and pain, mouth sores and hot flashes. ?

See a doctor: I hope this has not been going on very long, because it sounds miserable. If it has just been a day, then rest, drink plenty of fluids, eat the brat diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast), and it should pass. If this has been going on for more than a couple days or is getting worse, you need to get to a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Help having aches pains.erractic periods.sleepless nights and itchy skin.this perimenopause?

Help having aches pains.erractic periods.sleepless nights and itchy skin.this perimenopause?

Probably.: I believe that lack of sleep is probably causing the headaches , anxiety and the itchy skin. Hormonal changes often brings changes in our body causing involutional melancholia. Please have your PCP check you up and get your hormonal levels and treat them if appropriate. ...Read more

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Severe unbearable pain during menstrual period. Hot, sweating, cramps, chills, shaking, constipation, back ache, etc. Etc. Any suggestions?

Severe unbearable pain during menstrual period. Hot, sweating, cramps, chills, shaking, constipation, back ache, etc. Etc. Any suggestions?

Dysmenorrhea: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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Nausea, Vomiting, stiff/achy joints and muscles, upset stomache, fever and chills. No diarrhea. Ache in abnomen comes and goes. Sore neck. Cause pls?

Viral illness/: This sound like a typical viral illness. This GI symptoms and the body aches are reminiscent of this. would go to your local health clinic for further treatment and or diagnosis if simple treatment for this problem does not work .The simple treatment is only acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Getting aches and pains under breasts and back almost like spasms why?

Pain: How much do you weigh & do you have other medical problems? We can help with more information. Consult with us. For now it could be anything from gas & GI issues, to diet related issues, to more dangerous things that need evaluation asap. Send us more information. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
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