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Skin scratches: 2 possibilities. You may have "dermatographic urticaria" which is hypersensitive skin that develops a welt after physical contact. You can confirm this by scratching your skin and seeing whether the skin becomes raised. Other possibility is atopic dermatitis and scratching in your sleep. Cut your fingernails short and wear gloves to bed to see if it stops. Your doctor can prescribe medications. ...Read more
Last resort: The phenomenon you mention is crps aka rsd, a type of sympathetically mediated pain. Cochrane database did an analysis in 2010. Basically concluded that data is limited. However, may be tried as last resort if meds, and other techniques and devices failed and still major disability. See pain specialist for guidance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neither: ? is whether fibromyalgia (FM) is real tissue disorder or merely label for collection of symptoms absent a known cause. Am. College Rheumatology says is real condition w. unknown cause. IMO, FM is a real tissue disorder (soft tissues) with objective findings via Osteopath-type exam of shoulder & pelvic girdles. The clinician should look for signs of sacroiliac joint & thoracic outlet disorders. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I work out at exygon is it better to jog on outdoor track before or after i lift weights? Can i last longer on track jogging before i lift weig
I'm 22 now but my weight is 32only I tried a lot to increase my weight but for the past 8 years in 32 only I can't able to increase my weig?
Multiple: There are many possible causes of tingling in an arm. A nerve could be pinched (from a herniate disk or arthritis or other in the cervical spine, or pinched at the elbow or in the carpal tunnel of the wrist), there could be another problem going on such as diabetes which can affect the nerves; the list of possibilities is quite long. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is wt gain??: Docs will be concerned if you have a weight gain for no apparent reason.Eating less calories, less exercise, disability, illness, etc.- unexplained wt loss could potentially be a very serious problem caused by a terminal disease.It is important that your doctors have a complete medical history and physical; as well as labs and perhaps certain types of radiological tests. Unexplained wt loss=cause. ...Read more
Be kind to lips: I assume you are talking about cold sores on the lips. The virus is everpresent and outbreaks usually follow local irritation, sun or wind damage, or stress, infection lack of sleep or stress. Anything that makes the immune system skip a beat allows the virsu to grom- cold sores. ...Read more
Been eating properly and exercising a lot and lost weight even in my face. I have always had very nice cheek dimples...will I lose them as I lose weig?
Could Prilosec cause changes in metabolism. I took prilosec for a few days and gained 3 pounds, I've decided to stop taking it. Will I still gain weig?
Dizzy: Feeling dizzy means different things. Do you mean to feel unsteady? Feel that you might pass out? Means rotating sensation. Each means different condition. See pcp. ...Read more
Diagnosis: Comes before effective treatment if a diagnosis can be found you can trey the pain to ease with pain meds that's called palliative treatment a pain specialist can help with diagnosis and treatment spinal cord stimulator trial can be effective even if the pain generator is unknown 96%diagnosis are made on history and physical exam cease to rely on fancy test the most important info is how it began. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unexplainable pain under my left armpit area and my doc doesn't know what it else. What can I do?
Merits an evaluation: See your doctor, or a specialist. A cardiologist, pulmonologist, orthopedic surgeon, rheumatologist or neurologist could do the systematic evaluation to determine the cause. A careful physical exam, EKG, chest X-rays, cervical spine X-rays or MRI might reveal the underlying cause of the pain. A stress test would help exclude coronary heart disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had unexplainable discomfort in my left shoulder blade area for about a week and google says pancoast tumor. Should i be worried?
How do i lose weight on antipsychotic? always lose weight not being on them how do i increase metabolism? read they mess with metabolism increase weig
I have hypothyroidism . i take thyronorm 50mg tablet every day morning. but i am feeling hard to loose weight. what diet should i follow to loose weig?
Low fat, low cholest: Consume a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet with about 1900 calories/day, and then exercise often (30 min to 1 hr each day). If your caloric deficit is about 400 calories you'll lose about 3-4 lbs per week, which is sustainable. Have your thyroid levels checked as a low free T4 will make it harder to lose weight; it has to be consistently low, however. Use HealthTap Prime for more info. good Luck! ...Read more
Had western blot test and had positive IgM p41. Have had unexplainable symptoms for up to a year. Some say this test isn't reliable for lymes diagnosi?
Reliable test: It is a very reliable test. However, a single positive IgM band means nothing. Have you seen a rheumatologist? ...Read more
I have an unexplainable bump thing in between my vagina and anusit hurts to wipe my butt and theres no way it can be an stdmy vagina is also dischargi?
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I get bizarre, unexplainable abstract dreams that are very vivid and tiring me out, I never feel rested. They're not nightmares. Would Prazosin help?
Be careful: Self-diagnosis can be risky, but self-prescribing even more so. Find yourself a psychologist to do a real neuro-psych eval on the area of your vivid dreaming and include the anxiety and your other conditions - this may lead to further evaluations and treatment recommendations ad tat could include a drug like Prazosin. It is for hypertension - so your safety regarding that is crucial. Best! ...Read more