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Spider Bite: Spiter bites can develop necrotic tissue and if you have not seek medical treatment or the bite has been exposed to the environment if a fly has come into contact with the lesion eggs can be deposited and eventually maggots can develop. You need to be seen by a doctor to see if you need debridement of the wouund. ...Read more
Yes, can look crazy: Yes, one can both feel and look crazy when depressed. Some depressions come with great agitation, sleep disturbance, weight loss, and even hallucinations and delusions. All of this could make someone appear "crazy." a thorough evaluation is needed so that the most effective treatment can be provided. Psychiatrists are well-equipped to help. ...Read more
Spine feels strange when someone else pokes it or accidentally touches it. Anything to worry about?
Probably not: Your complaint in of itself does not suggest anything to worry about. Nothing bad can happen to your spine just by someone touching it. If you feel there is more going on, go see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
See an ENT: If you are appreciating some difference in your hearing perception you should be examined and undergo audiogram. ...Read more
See doctor: Probably should see a doctor for this. Too many possibilities to exclude. ...Read more
I seem to leave everything open such as doors drawers closets my wife seems to think its something in my pkychie could it be a part of something bad?
Might be: Could be a subconscious indicator of prior trauma now trying to surface, could be an issue with finality/closure (so leaving things "open"), or could be forgetfulness and a need to work out more (so you can close things...). If it is causing distress (even if hers...Will share & soon be yours), not unreasonable to speak to a licensed counselor or psychologist. ...Read more
Something like a scintillating scotoma when looking very close to computer screen or tv. Stops when i move away. Also doesn't happen anywhere else?
normal: This is a normal phenomenon that many people experience, especially looking with peripheral vision near a screen with a lower refresh rate. Newer screens and tvs with faster refresh rates cause this to a much lesser degree. On the bright side, people usually experience this only when their visual system is finely tuned. It can be a fun trick to share with friends. Good luck. ...Read more
Something feels stuck back of throat? Doc says throat is fine just by looking at it? Something wrong? Could it be ac filled work place I talk lots.
I face problem focusing at the task at hand.When I do something which requires strong focus say studies, I go into my dream world or go somehwere else?
Attention difficulty: Are there activities that you really enjoy in which you r able to focus well? If problems with focus is limited to certain areas like academics you may want to consult with a provide to assess difficulties further. This could be an attention deficit disorder or other health-related issue, but would require further eval of symptoms. Consultation with one of the HealthTap providers may help. ...Read more
Knee lock/catch. Should I apply ice when locked or try to unlock it myself? Surgeon thinks it is something structural. What things could be wrong?
Internal Damage: Given your age, the locking sensation suggests an internal issue. The fact the knee locks and unlocks points to a torn meniscus. The torn flap flips on itself, causing the knee to lock. When the flap releases, the knee unlocks. Another concern is cartilage damage, either to the patella (knee cap) or the femur (patellofemoral syndrome or chondromalacia). An MRI scan can help clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more