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Dx w ms, yr ago. Tx: on 7 inf. Of tysabri (natalizumab). Feel cold coming on, hvn't been sick w cold/flu since. Worry abt getting sick w dx. Sugg meds, coping, etc-?
Advice: The Tysabri (natalizumab) will not make you infection necessarily worse, and you should be treated by your doctor in the standard approaches for colds or flus. Since viral infections might cause fever, worsening your symptoms, high temps should be controlled. Notify your neurologist, as a virus can promote a true relapse, also, and get meds, if your symptoms worsen longer than 24 hrs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 22yrs F & hv swollen face since d past 7-8yrs.My 25 hydroxy vitamin D test reslt is 13.46 ng/dl.I dnt hv edema anywhr else on body.The two related?
Vitamin D: !; Go to your pharmacist and buy over-the-counter vitamin D. It comes in bottles of about 100 capsules per bottle and you can choose between 1000 or 2000 units per capsule. They are not expensive and don't need a prescription. Take just one a day! 2: The tow problems are not related. See your doctor about your swollen face. ...Read more
I have feve n tender lymphnodes over 1 year, started sym sex with unknown grl, contacted ID doc, hiv neg multiple time, my wife also same sym, help me?
Need more tests: Sounds like infectious but not likely HIV and you need to get back to your inf disease doc and do more tests, would start ruling out STD from bacterial spirochettes, chlamydia, LGV etc. Serology from blood may clinch your disease and may even need tissue from swollen nodes. These modes may also apply to your wife, take care and pls ffup with your MD. ...Read more
Plz praying you anybdy can help, 6 mon continious low grade fever, gen lymphnodes, sore thrt these symptoms strted after sex with unknwn, 105 day HIV antibdy neg. what other can cause continious symp?
Fever: You obviously need to see a doctor and begin an organized workup. The possible causes would fill an encyclopedia. If it is related to the sex I would look at Epstein-Barr, cytomegalo virus, hepatitis B/C, chlamydia infection of the prostate. herpes, tuberculosis. If foreign travel, malaria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seen two rheum drs and they both dismissed ANA +spec 1:640. Up back pain for a year. Cold hands. F AST pulse. Hair thining. Now what?
Antinuclear Antibody: An "ana" is a blood test used to screen a person for the possibility of several autoimmune diseases. It is important to remember that this is a screening test and a positive result only indicates more testing may be warranted. No blood test is perfect, and getting to a diagnosis is usually much more complex than drawing blood and looking at a number on the results report. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Child needs care: It always concerns me when a child this age has sore throat and fever because of the risk of a strep infection. Untreated strep throat can cause complications like rheumatic heart disease. Also, your doctor needs to examine the throat for abscess and/or swelling that could endanger the airway. If a strep test isn't available, I recommend a 10 day course of a penicillin antibiotic. ...Read more
Wht causes 1 to hav obsessive thoughts, varyg in degrees, & thoughts r oftn bout failure or past? Wht othr med can b prescr w/simlar efts exproduction
Anxiety+Depression: Obsesion can be good, until it begins to interefere with daily life and sleep. Medications alone work in 30%, therapy works in 30%, together they can get remission in 80-90%. Working these thought patterns is like exercising the mind. It strengthens these pathways to perpetuate the process. Treatment must break the cycle and then give you new tools to deal with problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Male. Swollen lymph nodes under both armpits, one hurts, one doesn't. Head cold symptoms. Otherwise, no fever, no other symptoms. Unprotectedoral sx?
Nodes: Please see your doctor. He/she will ask you a few questions, examine you, and order lab tests. Examining your lymph nodes is critical. Whether or not the doctor(s) will do anything to the nodules is not certain. Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more
Poss cauz?My sis 2hav reacuring intestinal prob, started yrs ago w/vomitin all day fordays, w/mult sym bone pain, sweatin, chills, ect, an now has constipat
40 yof sud onset of severe joint pain. Every joint in my body. Constant ache, occ throbbing. No othr sympt ex fatigue. No spider or tic bites. Ideas?
Joint pain: Arthralgia is the medical term for painful joints. Although, there is no or little perceived swelling, it does not mean there is no inflammation going on. I think you need to have inflammatory causes ruled out such as rheumatoid arthritis, etc. You will need to see a doc for history and physical and work up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
22 yrs f age.Have had multiple fibroadenomas both sides fr mny years.In white bra i see yellow spot at nipple area.Sumtimes one side & smtimes both..?
May be normal: Nipple discharge in a woman isn't necessarily abnormal, but should be evaluated by a doctor. Nipple discharge can occur, either spontaneously or with squeezing the nipples or breasts. The discharge may appear milky, yellow, green, brown or bloody. It can vary from thick and sticky to thin and watery. ...Read more
Multiple symptoms: weak immune sys., gastro prob, neuro sym, malaise, fatigue) for over a year but still no answers & losing motivation.Any suggestions?
CFS or depression?: You've probably already looked at chronic fatigue syndrome and depression. While you continue to pursue the answer, do everything you can to ensure you're getting good quality sleep, while minimizing stress. Otherwise things are just likely to get worse. You have to take care of yourself or you won't be able to help others. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers