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What might cause headaches that come and go throughout the day?

What might cause headaches that come and go throughout the day?

Many causes: Difficult to say. There are many causes of headaches, from mild neck muscle strain and tension to life-threatening medical issues. Please see a doctor for further evaluation and good luck. ...Read more

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Can UTI come back and what are the symptoms if it does comes back?

Can UTI come back and what are the symptoms if it does comes back?

UTI: Urinary urgency, frequency, feelings of incomplete emptying, burning with the begining of the stream, pain in the lower abdomen. You need to have a urine culture and sensitivity in order to detect the bacteria causing the problem and determine what antibiotic can kill it. If you have frequent bladder infections >2 per year, you need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have paralysis in my hands and fingers that will come and go? I have several other symptoms, but all of them seem to come and go.

Is it possible to have paralysis in my hands and fingers that will come and go? I have several other symptoms, but all of them seem to come and go.

Possible, unlikely.: Anything is possible but rather unlikely. I would like to know what do you mean by paralysis? You might be getting numbness &/or tingling, which might come and go. Could you kindly elaborate on your history? ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection and do they eventually go away?

What are the symptoms of a yeast infection and  do they eventually go away?

Itching: Itching is the most common symptom of a yeast infection. It typically goes away with an antifungal like monistat or a store brand generic equivalent. Sometimes the vulva and vagina can become red and tender and painful. Discharge can be thick and cottage-cheesy, or it can be thin and white, the type and color of discharge doesn't always indicate a yeast infection, but itching and redness does. ...Read more

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Can you help? Could symptoms of ovarian cancer come and go and get better sometimes?

Can you help? Could symptoms of ovarian cancer come and go and get better sometimes?

Possibly: Most symptoms of ovarian cancer are vague--bloating, early satiety, feeling of fullness. Other symptoms include feeling "gassy" or changes in bladder or bowel symptoms. Occasionally pain may also be present. Symptoms which are new, are felt with increasing frequency or severity should be explored with your physician. ...Read more

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Can the symptoms of chlamdyia come and go before treatment?

Can the symptoms of chlamdyia  come and go before treatment?

Yes: Chlamydia symptoms are highly variable. Some men or women with chlamydia have no symptoms at all and can carry the infection for years without knowing it. This is one reason why this infection is so common. Other people have symptoms occasionally. Some people have bad pain very suddenly and get treated right away. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What to do for chest pains that come with stress then go away?

What to do for chest pains that come with stress then go away?

Reduce the stress!: Your body is telling you that stress is bad. This is well documented. You need to learn tools to reduce your stress. You can try out different guided imagery cds, take a yoga or tai chi class, see a counselor to help with family or work stress to strategize on making changes. You need to reduce your stress. It is hurting you! ...Read more

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Do brain tumor headaches come and go as time goes on or do they slowly get worse over time? Do other symptoms come and go?

Do brain tumor headaches come and go as time goes on or do they slowly get worse over time? Do other symptoms come and go?

Comments: "Brain tumors" are rare, and headaches are NOT usually the presenting signs of a brain tumor. More likely you have migraine or tension headaches, or even dental issues such as TMJ. See your doctor and get this diagnosed and treated. You will feel relieved. ...Read more

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Would initial symptoms of msa come and go or stay constant?

Would initial symptoms of msa come and go or stay constant?

More constant: With msa, which has similarities to parkinson's but may be considered more severe, usually once a symptom shows up, it sticks around. People with msa show faster progression of symptoms and life span tends to be lower than that of parkinson's. Initial symptoms include slowness in the initiation of movement, problems with balance, and genitourinary problems. These do not typically improve. ...Read more

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Can you get blisters from a yeast infection and take antibiotics and they go away and then they come back if the yeast infection didn't go away?

Can you get blisters from a yeast infection and take antibiotics and they go away and then they come back if the yeast infection didn't go away?

Not yeast: Yeast doesn't cause blisters. If you have blisters, you need to see your gyn. I hate to say it, but Herpes is a more likely cause of vaginal blisters. Hope its not that. Get it checked out! ...Read more

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Can chlamydia symptoms come and go when untreated?

Can chlamydia symptoms come and go when untreated?

That depends: If it was not fully cured when treated - yes. This could occur if not all antibiotics were taken as directed. If the person being treated has sex with someone who is infected they can become reinfected. You should not have sex for the seven days of treatment (or for 7 days after one dose course) for that reason. ...Read more

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Can leukoplakia come and go daily?Or be there one day and go away and come back in 7 days and then be gone again the next morning?

Can leukoplakia come and go daily?Or be there one day and go away and come back in 7 days and then be gone again the next morning?

It cannot : The term leukoplakia implies only the clinical feature of a PERSISTENT, adherent white plaque. If it is intermittent every 7 days or so, it is not oral leukoplakia and you need to look for a different diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a pituitary adenoma and several weird symptoms that no doc can explain. They run tests that all come back "low normal" then ignore me . Help.

I have a pituitary adenoma and several weird symptoms that no doc can explain. They run tests that all come back "low normal" then ignore me . Help.

Unsure: Pituitary tumors can be found1. Incidentally - causing no symptoms, 2. Function inning - producing an abnormal amount of a hormone, 3. Low pituitary function - decreased amount of hormonal production by the pituitary due to mass effect from the tumor, 4. Mass effect on optic nerves - large enough to compress the optic nerves and affect vision. The pituitary tumor may be present and cause no trouble. ...Read more

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What symptoms come with anxiety? When I get anxious or stressed I get headaches that are short but come and go.

What symptoms come with anxiety? When I get anxious or stressed I get headaches that are short but come and go.

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...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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Would the symptoms of sepsis come and go or would they be consistant?

Would the symptoms of sepsis come and go or would they be consistant?

Caution advised: Because body temperature can be above 101 F (38.3 C) or below 96.8 F (36 C) in sepsis it may appear as if the symptoms are coming and going. However, this can be a life threatening condition and emergency medical attention is needed until the condition is resolved completely. ...Read more

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Can asthma go away and then come back when a child leaves and returns to the city?

Can asthma go away and then come back when a child leaves and returns to the city?

Yes: While asthma probably does not go away, symptoms may very well come and go depending on the presence of triggers. If your trigger is air pollution, for example, you may see asthma "return" when moving back to the city. ...Read more

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Does a scabies rash, come up, get itchy, and then go away, and come back again? And if so what would it look like?

Does a scabies rash, come up, get itchy, and then go away, and come back again? And if so what would it look like?

Itch may persist: After treatment, the itch of scabies can persist up to a week or two. At that time the rash should be gone even if the itch persists. If after that time and using anti-itch medication, the itching comes back as does the rash- consider retreatment. ...Read more

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Spinal headache? What are its symptoms and when will it go away?

Spinal headache? What are its symptoms and when will it go away?

Post dural puncture : A spinal or post dural puncture headache occurs when you receive a lumbar puncture, usually in a work up in er for headache. It can occur after spinal anesthetics as well. Occurs only when sitting or standing and goes away if you lie back down completely. Generally bed rest, lots of hydration and oral caffeine will help and headache lasts a couple days but a epidural blood patch may be needed. ...Read more

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