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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?

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 more

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I went to an online symptom checker. It said I might have hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. What do doctors say are the most common symptoms?

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 more

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I have been diagnosed with a chest infection, however the symptoms on a medical website symptom checker suggest pneumonia. Can you help with please?

I have been diagnosed with a chest infection, however the symptoms on a medical website symptom checker suggest pneumonia. Can you help with please?

Tomato tamato : Chest infection/pneumonia usually mean the same thing as long as your on the right antibiotic you should be fine. It will be up to you and your doctor to determine if your on the right meds. ...Read more

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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

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

Probably not: Unless you work with infected animals or animal products (hair, wool, hides) or are a target for bioterrorism you are unlikely to be exposed to anthrax spores. Chronic bronchitis from smoking more common. See your md for testing if concerned. ...Read more

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What is lvg symptom?

What is lvg symptom?

LGV ??: Lgv? Symptoms of lymphogranuloma venereum may include: ulcerations of the genitalia; fevers; lymph nodes that are painful and/or swollen, lower abdominal pain & flu-like sxs. ...Read more

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What could daydreaming be a symptom of?

What could daydreaming be a symptom of?

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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What are symptom of the depo?

What are symptom of the depo?

Several: Common side effects include weight gain, bloating, irregular bleeding, mood changes, fluid retention. Luckily these don't occur in everyone and there is no way to predict beforehand who will experience what. ...Read more