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Pms (Definition)

Collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to the menstrual cycles. Common symptoms are irritability, tension & dysphoria, also insomnia, headaches, fatigue, mood swings, ...Read more


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Are there conditions similar to ibs?

Are there conditions similar to ibs?

R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.TX: PROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more

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What conditions are present as fibromyalgia?

What conditions are present as fibromyalgia?

Three: The basic symptoms are non-restorative sleep, severe daytime fatigue, and heightened sensitivity to pain. The sensitivity means that light touch such as fingertip pressure, wearing a bra, wearing a belt are perceived as painful. The tender point exam was meant to be used as a research tool and does not definitively diagnose the condition. ...Read more

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What conditions can cause anhedonia? Other than depression.

What conditions can cause anhedonia? Other than depression.

A few: Spinal cord injury, Fatigue, Physical illness, Hyperprolactinemia, Use of SSRI antidepressants and Low levels of testosterone are also reasons for a 'lack of pleasure'. So are some life circumstances - financial or legal or family problems, etc. Your pain, CFS and TBI are right there. It's hard, but possible, to find pleasure in face of them. Try targeted counseling to help you find some new joy. ...Read more

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What conditions are like pms?

What conditions are like pms?

PMS: Irritable bowel symptoms or migraine headaches may occur premenstrually. Severe mood changes pre menstrually are called "premenstrual dysphoric disorder" and are treatable with antidepressants and exercise. Endometriosis can cause severe pms like symptoms. Rarely, pelvic tumors may be confused with pms. ...Read more

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Which other conditions would cause similar symptoms of appendicitis?

Which other conditions would cause similar symptoms of appendicitis?

Many conditions: Mesenteric adenitis, crohn's ileitis, meckel's diverticulitis, ovarian cyst rupture, pelvic infections, cecal diverticulitis, foreign body perforation, cholecystitis, kidney stones, urinary tract infections, perforated ulcer, volvulus, cancer. Or just regular gastroenteritis, a stomach ache. That is why you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Except dementia, are there medical conditions that can mimic alzheimers?

Except dementia, are there medical conditions that can mimic alzheimers?

Yes...: Alzh is just one cause of dementia; there are at least 60 causes of dementia....Some can be from treatable medical conditions; side effects of meds; low thyroid and b12, syphilis; lyme disease, to name a few... ...Read more

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Can PMS be something serious?

Can PMS be something serious?

Could b: There was a successful homicide defense in england based on pms. ...Read more

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What are other conditions with symptoms similar to diverticulitis?

What are other conditions with symptoms similar to diverticulitis?

Crohn's: Diverticulitis has similar symptoms as crohn' s disease and colon cancer. Hence investigations are required to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are some medications for PMS (menstrual symptoms)?

PMS: Some are Antidepressants such as Sarafem, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as Motrin, Diuretics, & hormones. Consult your PCP or Ob/Gyn. doctors. ...Read more

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Can nausea be a symptom of depression if all other medical conditions are ruled out?

Can nausea be a symptom of depression if all other medical conditions are ruled out?

Possible: Physical manifestations from depression are numerous and vary from person to person. While it's possible that your nausea could be related to depression, nausea is a very non-specific symptom and is associated with many other conditions (not to mention what you're eating/drinking). If this persists, I recommend a physical evaluation with your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there other medical conditions that create similar symptoms to those of depression?

Are there other medical conditions that create similar symptoms to those of depression?

Yes, several: 1) heart disease 2) multiple sclerosis 3) some hormonal disorders 4) thyroid problems 5) strokes 6) brain tumors 7) alzheimer's dementia 8) parkinson's 9) huntington’s 10) traumatic brain injury. ...Read more

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Are there other illnesses with symptoms similar to peptic ulcers?

Are there other illnesses with symptoms similar to peptic ulcers?

Dyspepsia problems: By "peptic" your question centers on diseases of the stomach of which there are many. These can be categorized as: problems with inflammation (e.g. Ulcers), with infection (e.g. H.Pylori or parasites), with motility (examples: gastroparesis, gastric outlet obstruction), with secretion (hyper or hypo-acidity), infiltrative (lymphoma, cancer), blood flow (gastropathies), functional dyspepsias, etc. ...Read more

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What are mental conditions associated with neurotransmitters?

What are mental conditions associated with neurotransmitters?

Neurotransmitters: Depression could be lack of serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrin bipolar could be excess glutamate alcohol could be gaba glutamate imbalance etc. ...Read more

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Is preeclampsia associated with other medical conditions?

Is preeclampsia associated with other medical conditions?

PREECLAMPSIA: Pregnant mothers go for checkups every month to their OB to prevent complications like hypertension, proteinuria, pedal edema, excessive weight gain, etc otherwise preeclampsia sets in and they are listed in high risk category. ...Read more

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What other conditions would cause night sweats other than hormone imbalance?

What other conditions would cause
night sweats other than hormone
imbalance?

Night sweats: Tuberculosis, other infection white blood cell cancer called lymphoma. Can of course include just being over heated. Thick quilts can sometimes aggravate. ...Read more

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What other common or serious conditions mimic appendicitis?

What other common or serious conditions mimic appendicitis?

Several: Crohn's small bowel disease illeal lymphadenitis meckel's diverticulitis tubal disease in females diverticulitis pelvic inflammatory disease gonorrhea kidney stone on right many other items. ...Read more

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How is PMS distinguished from other conditions?

PMS: Symptoms occur around same time on multiple cycles and relief when mended start. ...Read more

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