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I went to an online symptom checker. It said I might have bird flu. What do doctors say are the most common symptoms?
Fever, chills, cough: The symptoms for influenza are fairly nonspecific - fever, chills, muscle aches and cough to start... And can include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc. If you are concerned and sick enough, go to your physician and get checked. If you are very ill, go to an ED and tell them what is going on; but either have an ambulance take you or a friend take you. Driving sick is worse than driving drunk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I went to an online symptom checker. It said I might have hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. What do doctors say are the most common symptoms?
Really?: That's a tricky diagnosis for any entity that has not seen or examined you. The symptoms of hocm are quite common (breathlessness, chest discomfort, palpitations) as are the signs. If hocm is even a remote possibility, you best be seen by a cardiologist to confirm (or more likely, deny) the diagnosis by physical examination and an echocardiogram with/without physiologic maneuvers (he'll know!). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosed with a chest infection, however the symptoms on a medical website symptom checker suggest pneumonia. Can you help with please?
Do I have inhalation anthrax? I was on webmd symptom checker it says I have it I have a scratchy throat mild fever of99.5 & slight shortness of breath
Walter Mitty?: A goal without a plan is a daydream; however many of us daydream as an escape from anxiety and depression. It is usually a normal, healthy escape to daydream on occasion and it is good to have time to yourself. If it feels as if others are telling you what to do in these daydreams, it may be a sign of a mood disorder known as schizophrenia. It is always best to talk to your personal physician. ...Read more
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