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Doctor insights on: Symptom Onset May Be Gradual Or Sudden

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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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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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Finally approved for MRI reports uploaded. As of 09 gradual increase of numbness, incredible pain, night sweats n intense itching. Individually, symptoms accredited to growing older... i'm 36pls help!

Finally approved for MRI reports uploaded. As of 09 gradual increase of numbness, incredible pain, night sweats n intense itching. Individually, symptoms accredited to growing older... i'm 36pls help!

Multiple symptoms: Your symptoms may be caused by a variety of illnesses such as Sarcoidosis, drugs such as Tramdol, a lymphoma or a rare illness like Waldenstrom cryoglobenemia. In any case you will need a complete medical workup. Good luck ...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