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I'm experiencing a tickling (not tingling) sensation in both of my upper forearms / biceps since yesterday. Gradual onset. No pain or other symptoms.

I'm experiencing a tickling (not tingling) sensation in both of my upper forearms / biceps since yesterday. Gradual onset. No pain or other symptoms.

Hmmmm.....: I think we will need a bit more information if you have any in order to help. It certainly doesn't sound like an emergency at this point. The fact that it is both forearms is a bit odd. So long as you do not have any muscle weakness I think careful observation for the next few days should help glean more information. Let us know. ...Read more

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How 2 know if gradual onset of slight urinary incontinece is from car accidnt/whiplash or aging? I'm 45 yr old female symptoms began 2008, now is wors

How 2 know if gradual onset of slight urinary incontinece is from car accidnt/whiplash or aging? I'm 45 yr old female symptoms began 2008, now is wors

Here are some ...: Every life event always result from multiple factors with no exception for worsening urinary incontinence which is related with childbirth, aging, genetic factor, and lifestyle. To realize such further, please take time to peruse the articles in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter.html, http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html, & http://formefirst.com/eBlogList.html. Thereby, you'll gain useful info ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms for gradual blindness?

Please explain what are some symptoms for gradual blindness?

In Eye of beholder: Vision is divided into central and peripheral types. Symptoms of central visual problems include blurriness/fuzziness of objects despite best efforts to focus on them down the center. Trouble seeing things to the side or bumping into things may signal trouble in the periphery. Flashes of light, dulling of colors, inability to correct vision with glasses and failing night vision are other symptoms. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of diabetic neuropathy? Is it a gradual change?

What are symptoms of diabetic neuropathy?  Is it a gradual change?

Gradual onset: Symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy may include: tingling numbness (severe or long-term numbness can become permanent) burning (especially in the evening) pain. ...Read more

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Can Gym and light weight lifting and gradual increase of weights worsen the symptoms of ulnar nuritis, or worsen the source or causes of the problem?

Can Gym and light weight lifting and gradual increase of weights worsen the symptoms of ulnar nuritis, or worsen the source or causes of the problem?

Avoid contact, flexs: using certain exercise machines that put pressure right on the cubital tunnel can cause aggravation of ulnar neuritis. If you have subluxation of the nerve then exercises involving repetitive flexion and extension could also aggravate your problem. Ask an orthopedic specialist regarding these potential issues and he can recommend physical therapy to guide you along. ...Read more

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Is weaning off of low dose Methyldopa going to be a similar procedure to weaning off of Propranolol? Rebound symptoms? Gradual? Thank you!

Is weaning off of low dose Methyldopa going to be a similar procedure to weaning off of Propranolol? Rebound symptoms? Gradual? Thank you!

Somewhat Similar: Since methyldopa is often given in more than one dose daily, it is important to gradually wean off it as abrupt discontinuation of it could lead to significant rebound in blood pressure. One difference with abrupt withdrawal of beta blocker is that heart rate as well as blood pressure can shoot upwards. ...Read more

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What are symptoms associated with exercise induced atrial ectopic tachycardia? Online info says that it is a gradual decrease, not sudden when ending

What are symptoms associated with exercise induced atrial ectopic tachycardia? Online info says that it is a gradual decrease, not sudden when ending

Sx of atrial tacky: What are symptoms associated with exercise induced atrial ectopic tachycardia? Online info says that it is a gradual decrease, not sudden when ending. ANS: Depends on individual and exercise level. May be no symptoms mostly. The best online source is UpToDate.com. i recommend only this online medical reference. Will save you time, money, worry and perhaps even your life. Not bad 4 <1$/d ...Read more

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Fibro..Mine started out with TMJ and lower back pain and fever, and have it all now.Does it always come on gradual or all the symptoms at once?

Fibro..Mine started out with TMJ and lower back pain and fever, and have it all now.Does it always come on gradual or all the symptoms at once?

Fibromyalgia: Whenever there is fever, have it checked out by a doctor to rule out other causes like infection, arthritis( rheumatologic there are many ) disease, urinary tract infection, dental infections, or lymph disease. I have seen back pain, low grade fever, with muscle aches in patients with mycoplama where a course of zithromax is helpful at times. Fibromyalgia can be variable,. ...Read more

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Can gradual and mild pain in left shoulder, arm, forearm and between shoulder blades that lasts for 2 months be a symptoms of heart attack in 22yrs?

Can gradual and mild pain in left shoulder, arm, forearm and between shoulder blades that lasts for 2 months be a symptoms of heart attack in 22yrs?

No: Heart attacks are more sudden and acute. It is unlikely to survive a heart attack that would last 2 months. Usually, heart attacks are in older people and present with sudden symptoms that become severe and without urgent treatment leads to further deterioration. Please, discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Are brain jolt/shivers a symptom of onset of a migraine?

Are brain jolt/shivers a symptom of onset of a migraine?

Possible: If you're above-described symptoms are followed by the typical migraine headache that you have then it is the sign onset of the migraine. ...Read more

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What is the symptom progression of teen onsetting juvenile idiopathic arthritis?

What is the symptom progression of teen onsetting juvenile idiopathic arthritis?

Damage if untreated: Children under the age of 16 get juvenile idiopathic arthritis (jia) which is an autoimmune disease affecting the joints but very different in many respects from rheumatoid arthritis. Even as older adults, they are adults with jia. Older teenagers can develop rheumatoid factor positive polyarticulatar jia that looks very similar to RA and may develop into a disease that looks similar to ra. ...Read more

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Is adult onset bed wetting a diagnosis of its own? Or is it usually a symptom of something else?

Is adult onset bed wetting a diagnosis of its own? Or is it usually a symptom of something else?

Something else: Adult onset bed wetting is not a diagnosis- it is urinary incontinence and totally different from chiildhood "bed wetting." the perons doing this should see a urologist to discover the cause (there are several possible causes). ...Read more

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Is sudden onset of digestive issues (bloating and gas) a symptom of perimenopause?

Is sudden onset of digestive issues (bloating and gas) a symptom of perimenopause?

No: A lot of different things can do this but it is not a characteristic symptom of perimenopause. On the other hand, ovarian problems (cancer in a worst case situation) can occasionally present this way, so that any workup should include a look at the ovaries. ...Read more

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Is numbness in both hands and feet at the same time a common symptom of the onset of MS , or am I worrying over nothing?

Is numbness in both hands and feet at the same time a common symptom of the onset of MS , or am I worrying over nothing?

Numbness= perception: You feel numb but no one around can tell? It is common neurological symptom from nerve problem, neuropathy than from brain like ms ---but change in blood flow, electrolyte like low potasium or simple hyperventilation cause numbness. ...Read more

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After a year of symptom onset of altered sensation and or perceived weakness in left leg and left arm with no change, how likely is it als? 20 male.

After a year of symptom onset of altered sensation and or perceived weakness in left leg and left arm with no change, how likely is it als? 20 male.

Rare: Check out the info sheet at the nih web site, http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/amyotrophiclateralsclerosis/detail_als.Htm. There are more common conditions that could produce the symptoms you describe. Als is very rare condition. You should definitely have a thorough evaluation to look for cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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If i hold something my hands start to shake bringing cup to mouth, handwriting, etc is difficult. Started amantadine 5 days before symptom onset have now ceased taking symptoms still occurring, cause?

If i hold something my hands start to shake bringing cup to mouth, handwriting, etc is difficult. Started amantadine 5 days before symptom onset have now ceased taking symptoms still occurring, cause?

Medications : The shaking may be related to your current medications. Also, abrupt discontinuation of amantadine may lead to neurological symptoms. You should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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