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Symptom Onset May Be Gradual Or Sudden
Can diverticulitis have a gradual onset? I have had 2 attacks in the past but they came on quick. But I am having symptoms now with less severity.
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
So for about a week have been feeling like im having heart attack with all same symptoms as one more sudden then gradual though. I do smoke cigarettes and it makes it worse. I do have panic attacks but nothing like this. What should i do?
Sx of MI: Go to ER.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I start to experience an ongoing symptom 2-3 wks after starting an SSRI/SNRI, can it still be a side effect of the med, despite the delayed onset?
SSRI/SNRI: Yes, possible. Review with your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer