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Have you seen sleep apnea cause fibromyalgia-like unpredictable/"roaming" pain? If so, any idea why?
Roaming joint pain. Aprox 2 yrs. June-nov was deblilitating. Worse @ night. Neg for lyme. Less often currently, but still severe when it comes on.
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Chronic roaming muscle pain, twitching and burning, nerves and muscles clean on test neuro said possible fibromyalga could symptoms be heart related?
Not heart.: The heart does not cause symptoms like this at all. FM does not typically cause these symptoms, but could. You should listen to your neurologist. ...Read more
Have all hypothyroid symptoms but TSH 2.8, gerd, roaming joint pain, insomnia, fatigue, anorexia, neutrophils^, mcv112, b9def, bp88/55, t97.2, p102, tired of bn tired?
See details: Your thyroid function is normal so one needs to consider other causes for your symptoms. The gerd is likely unrelated. The possible causes are several and include physical issues as well as chronic depression. I would see a rheumatologist if your own doctor cannot find a specific cause. ...Read more
RA plus others: Migratory arthritis is not uncommon in early RA prior to the onset of chronic disease. Gout under the right circumstances can be migratory moving from joint to joint. Certain infectious forms of arthritis may be migratory, such as gonorrhea, and viral disease such as parvovirus b19. Psoriatic arthritis can be migratory in the chronic since involving different joints at different times. ...Read more
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When it's time for bed, many thoughts roam through my head causing me to lose sleep. How can I fix this?
Are Prions the only free-roaming infectious disease? Are Toxins free roaming also? I imagine the body records everything that 1 is exposed 2?
Unclear: Prions, which are microscopic protein particles, are not free roaming. Infection by then is very rare and has been primarily associated with contaminated beef, monkey and other exotic animals. Mad cow disease, kuru, and Jacob Kreutzfeldt disease are the most well-defined illnesses. I do not understand your question about the body's recording. Do not concern yourself. Or avoid beef and other meats ...Read more
I have pimples on my face(one or two pimples) which is roaming on face. Please suggest me how to get relief from this?
Many options.: Begin with benzoyl peroxide. It's effective and well tolerated for most people. Start with a low strength and increase if needed. With stubborn acne, add a second product with a different active ingredient, such as salicylic acid, alpha-hydroxy acid, or sulfur. But do see a dermatologist; in the long run it's way cheaper than trying all those "miracle" non-prescription concoctions. ...Read more
Something (bug?) got into my tissues (via ear?) and is roaming around particularly near my pelvic bone, but all over. How does one get help with this?
Psychosomatic : I'm sorry you are not feeling well. The symptoms you are having cannot be due to a bug or parasite. Your history suggests you may be suffering from health anxiety. If you have had these problems for years with no medical solution it may be time to see a psychiatrist who will help you if indeed your symptoms are psychosomatic. Get the right help and get well soon! ...Read more
Is it normal to have hard lumps on roof of mouth?no pain at all just noticed a few while roaming my tounge up there
I have ambiopia due to prescription difference (hyperopia) I don't have cross eyes or "roaming" eye. Is my child likely to get the same thing?
Not necessarily: Amblyopia is not itself hereditary but the factors which can cause it can be. In other words, your children may not get amblyopia but they are more likely to have a difference in prescription between the two eyes (anisometropia). Take your children to see an eye doctor at 6 months of age and again and 3 years of age. This way, any problems can be corrected in time to prevent amblyopia. ...Read more
I'm 30 and my ambiopia is due to presciption indifference.(rt eye, lt is fine) never had roaming or wandering eye. Is it possible I will later in life?
Possible: Depending on how poor the vision is in the amblyopic eye, it is possible that the poorly-seeing eye may "drift" outwards over many years. This certainly does not happen in all cases, but some do drift if the vision is very poor. It can be corrected with eye muscle surgery if the appearance is cosmetically unacceptable. See an eye md who does strabismus surgery for evaluation. ...Read more
I found another lump on left side of neck, how likely is cancer still roaming my body after thyroidectomy w/rt lymph node removal and i121 treatment?
A new lump in your neck with your history of lymph nodes and thyroidectomy needs you to go back to your doctor and/or surgeon as quickly as possible.
It is not always possible to get a swift appointment to busy doctors but don't be shy! ...Read more
Rheumatoid factor just out of range at 20.2. Normal esr, ana. Bilateral hip pain, chest, and roaming pains in other joints, never swelling. Is it ra?
Unlikely : Rheumatoid arthritis is diagnosed based on a number of criteria. All criterion has a point value. You must have 6 points to be diagnosed. What you described would be 2 points. This isn't enough for rheumatoid arthritis (ra). You should still see a doctor familiar with RA to be sure. The most important part if the diagnosis is the feel of the joints not the lab. ...Read more
I have just recovered from bronchitis and sinusitis, however Ive developed pain in the bottom of my right rib. Coughing, touching or if a move a certain way causes extreme pain. (General standing and sitting I am in no pain.)?
You most likely were having coughing spells while sick and have now strained your intercostal muscles.
They will get better in the next few days. You could take aspirin or such for a few days. If it continues longer or gets worse than you should be seen either by your physician or the emergency department depending on how bad the symptoms are.
Right now give it a few days, but keep taking deep b ...Read more
My height is 4'10 and I weigh 275 maybe even more. Do I qualify for weight loss surgery. My weight has gotten so bad where my lower back hurts everytime I walk. I can't walk down the block for five minutes without pain?
If I was leaving on vacation and couldn't get in to see my pcp. What route should I go in order to obtain a prescription for norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). I have metal screws in my ankle and am constantly in pain.?
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) refill: I am sorry to hear this. We are unable to help with this type of medication. By law, one must be seen by a physician ...Read more