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Swollen Ankles And Signs Of Degenerating Organ Functions
Brief comments: This is complex as it involves brain stem structures such as locus ceruleus and dorsal nucleus of vagus, in addition to basal ganglia such as substantial nigra and putamen. A specific variety of dementia called Lewy Body disease can accompany. The brain is afflicted and the remainder of body affected secondarily. Good treatment is available. ...Read more
Hard painful lymph node on left side of the back of my neck, bones ache, fatigued and weakness, no signs of infection but some blood levels are high?
Facial swells, pelvic ultrasound shows slight fluid retention, kidney and liver functions are normal. What might be the cause of the swelling?
Fluid retention: Your fluid retention is most likely due to hormonal factors. Follow a low salt diet by not adding salt to cooking or at the table. If fluid retention persists, your physician may order a mild diuretic for you to use temporarily. Be sure to take a potassium supplement if you do take a diuretic. Your physician may also test your thyroid status. ...Read more
All show late: Bloodwork shows liver injury much earlier than physical signs, which can include: dry / rough skin; yellow coloration (jaundice); altered mental status; prominent blood vessels around belly button; swollen neck veins; easy bruising/bleeding; abdomen distension (ascites); stool changes (color / consistency); day/night sleep reversal... ...Read more
I do not understad: Please more detail, about the problem you have? ...Read more
Can a rheumatologic disease cause inflammation/swelling of lower portion of calf with chicken like skin and lack of leg hair isolated to the swelling?
Possibly: i don't know what disease you might have and what test have been done. i do not know if it is one leg or both. i presuem the test showed that you didn't have a blood clot. it is hard to speculate what is going on. heart and liver problems also have to be considered and a complete history including family surgical medical habits travel, occupation. You might need several doctors to work on this ...Read more
Can kidney damage affect adrenal glad function since the adrenal glands sit on top of and are physically connected to the kidneys?
What are the symptoms of your liver shutting down does end stage liver disease cause pain in your spleen?
Cirrhosis: Causes high portal pressure and causes pressure on spleen and can cause pain, yes. In addition, it can cause varices in the esophagus which can bleed, fluid in the belly, jaundice, confusion, liver flap or shake, increased blood vessels in chest and abdomen (spiders and caput) rapid breathing, and finally will cause kidney to fail and its associated symptoms. ...Read more
Lymph: They function as a protective mechanism for the body ...Read more
Good question: You should be concerned and seek medical help if you have diminished urine output, you are swelling and gaining weight, you have headaches due to high blood pressure, visual changes, have blood in the urine or difficulty urinating, foul smelling urine, pain in your sides etc.. The list is longer, but these are the most common symptoms. ...Read more
Any and all: There are thousands of kinds of cancer. The effects depend on the site that is damaged by the growing tumor, whether the immune response to the tumor damages another organ (often the brain / nerves / eyes), and whether the cancer makes some other substance that is hormonally active. I wish you luck. ...Read more
Could brain damage cause tingling/burning/muscle weakness in both arms and legs? Brain MRI is normal, B12 levels normal.
Pain in arms seemingly from bones, no tenderness in muscles or changes with massage etc. weakness/ exhaustion and swollen neck gland present 4 months ?
See your doctor: Sounds like you need to see your doctor for a physical and blood work. ...Read more
Swelling Leg Foot: There are many causes of swelling in the legs and feet. We must worry about your venous return or lymph drainage. Best to see a vascular specialist to see why you are having a hard time getting that fluid out of there, when it is typically the night time that we can get the fluid out as we get off our feet. Dr rich blake. ...Read more
Is there diseases that attacks peripheral nerves throughout the body and cranial nerves my situation started after EBV ?
Can abdom. Pain, enlarged spleen, low WBC and platelets and swelling near the spine be early symptoms of cancer or some prob. Of the pancreas?
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