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I've had orange stools for more than six months with no other identifiable symptoms. Is this something I should be concerned about?
Stool change: Foods that can cause orange stools: sweet potatoes, carrots, winter squash, cilantro, thyme, kale, spinach, turnip greens & collards. Artificial food coloring & some meds (antacids) are other reasons. Inadequate bile, gallstones, blocked bile ducts, irritable bowel & diarrhea are possibilities especially with symptoms like diarrhea, constipation or abd.Discomfort. Stooling change warrants eval. ...Read more
Should i be concerned that my periods are every 20 days rather than every 28 like it should? This has been going on for a year now.
Is it normal for one leg to be 1" - 1.5" longer than the other? And should I see a doctor about it?
See your doctor: Leg length discrepancy should be evaluated by your doctor. If one leg is longer than the other, it can lead to hip or back pain due to an uneven gait. An orthotic shoe insert may help. In other cases, surgical correction may be needed. Have your doctor evaluate you and determine the best course of action. ...Read more
I've had light green diarrhea for about a week now. There is no pain, but I have to use the restroom more than 3 times a day. Should i be concerned?
I left a tampon in for approx 36 hours. I have no symptoms or adverse reactions, but should I be concerned about TSS at this point?
I've been experiencing neck pain for more than 3 weeks now.I'm a 22y/old male is it serious or will get better in time?Thank you
Maybe.: Color change in stools can be the result of many things: diet, illnesses, and then the last category: who knows. Sometimes a kid's stool changes color for a week or two then changes back, and the kid is just fine. If your child has a fever or looks really uncomfortable, stomach pain, vomiting, etc. Then see your doctor. Otherwise, it's not urgent and give it another week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 7 yo has been having nausea for about two weeks had vomiting one day about a week ago. He's a bit anxious by nature. Not sure what to do.
Follow up needed: Nausea can be caused by a number of different conditions. If there is any abdominal pain, jaundice, fever, dehydration, balance problems, please see you doctor right away. If he has heartburn, then he may need an antacid to control his symptoms. Since there are many possible explanations, it is best to follow up with your pediatrician. ...Read more
Common sense: If it's persistent and non-pleasurable, and the head and part along the bottom aren't hard like the rest, it's priapism and a medical emergency -- get seen at once. If you've just gotten all excited and haven't climaxed after four yours, see if you can do something about the latter, and only get seen if the situation is intractable and/or clearly not normal. ...Read more
Would it be unusual or concerning for my boyfriend to have one testicle about 10x bigger than the other?
D&c 5w g abortion last sat still bleeding even more than my menses,i am medical student and learned that it should be spotting for few days is it norm?
Not having diarrhea: Normal bowel frequency varies from 3 movements/ day to one movement every 3 to 4 days. Stool consistency, measured by bristol stool scale, varies from normal (4), hard (1-3), soft (5-7). Stool frequency you describe does not meet the medical definition of diarrhea. Perhaps you have a change in stool texure, urgency, or volume? Report accompanying symptoms (blood, tenderness, fever) to your doctor. ...Read more
I've had nasal dryness for about 6 months now, every day! Is this something I should be concerned about? Could this be a serious issue?
I've been bleeding for three weeks now an have been going through pads every ten minutes is this normal or should I be worried?
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