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Is it rare that a young male 20 years of age has a serious disease? Speaking in general. Of course some are unlucky and born like that
Yes it is true: Yes it is rare for a young person of 20 years to have a serious disease. Speaking in General with exception of those born with genetic or other several diseases and conditions ...Read more
Rare things are rare: Strange and rare things can get overlooked simetimes, but as they saying among doctors goes "common things are common." if you have had no relief for more than a week or so, be sure your md knows you are not healing. ...Read more
Ans: Since this seems to occur often? See your doctor for evaluation ...Read more
Severe thunderclap headache each time b4 orgasm, have 2 stop sex. Hurts 2 much 2 move 4 first 20 min, then minor h/a for hours. H/a usually rare for me?
Not enough info: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
Are you referring to most virulent virus, fatal rate without or with treatment or most deaths historically?
Dangerous viruses include: Marburg Virus, Ebola Zaire, Hantavirus, H5N1 (Avian Flu), Junin Virus (Argentine Hemorrhagic Fever), Lassa Fever, Crimea – Congo Fever, Machupo virus (Bolivian hemorrhagic fever), Kyasanur Forest Virus (KFD), Rabies, Smallpox & Dengue fever. ...Read more
If child accidentally breathed in cigarette smoke on very rare occasion could it cause serious health problems?
Are signs of a serious head injury apparent pretty quickly after the fall? I've heard it's rare to have symptoms much after 4 hours?
How rare is a stroke in the male age group 25-30? Especislly with no family history and healthy life style. What causes them in young? Severe HP/ HChol?
Can be complex: Strokes in young folks are often caused by very different disorders, such as classical migraine associated with smoking and female hormones, but another to search for might be MTHFR mutations with high homocysteine, or perhaps cocaine or meth issues. Trauma of course, congenital vascular malformations. Would suggest an opinion at a nearby medical school, as there could be future risks. ...Read more
Are there any conditions, common our uncommon, that could be causing my severe anxiety and panic attacks?
Anxiety & Panic: Anxiety Disorder and Panic Attacks are conditions in and of themselves, sometimes alone and sometimes overlapping. A mental health professional can teach you strategies to deal w/them. Please see your doc to rule out underlying conditions such as thyroid or other hormonal imbalance situations. See www. Relaxationresponse. Org for some self-help. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I am bipolar - my moods have been unstable. I don't have an md and the prospects look scarce, am I at serious risk?
Can u have atypical cystic fibrosis if u have asthma, severe pancreas involvement & CFTR m470v? Report indicates a 2nd gene may be rare or unknown
Maybe: Surprisingly, M470V is a common variation. Studies have shown 50% of the population has this mutation and actually less likely to cause CF. Most individuals with CF and carry M470V have some other hidden etiology that is the cause, rather than M470V. Genetic expression may be variable and so will be the clinical manifestations. Speak with your doc and a geneticist for specific information. ...Read more
What is h-pylori disease, I'm 20 years old and got diagnosed with it today, is it rare for my age and is it serious?
Common: Hpylori is a common chronic 'infection' of the stomach. Depending on geography the prevalence of hpylori may range from 20%-50%. It may cause a few serious complications, but regular/simple infection is not serious. We treat it with hopes of minimizing the likelihood of you developing complications (ulcer, cancer). ...Read more
I did my regular urine test. And report syas that I have rare epithelial cells and pus cells 0-2/hpf. Why it happens? Is there any serious prob
Are there any cholesterol medications that do not cause muscle pains? I tried one once and it caused the "rare but serious muscle pains." are there any that do not have that risk?
I have been having severe short breath problems lately and I have one question that may explain what is going on and that is many years ago I had a round with valley fever and what I am going through now is much like it, it is rare for a recurrence I know
My sister was bit in the back by a spider and is experiencing severe back pain. The actual bite isn't what's hurting her. Is this uncommon?
Inflammation: Any insect bite triggers body's inflammatory response. In your sister's case she has severe inflammatory response; to fight against the toxin injected by the Spider. Neuro toxins and Hemolytic toxins in some cases. She is getting pain because of former. Rx Wash with soap and water, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) by mouth, get checked by doctor, May use topical antihistamines and NSAID for pain relief. If infected AB. ...Read more
I have a rare mitochondrial/peroxisomal disorder that has no name yet. Mri shows als, but I'm a 34 yr female. I have severe rage is this normal?
See your doctor: If you have a rare mitochondrial / peroxisomal disorder, you will get the best answer from the specialist that you are working with. It is common to have issues with anxiety, depression, stress, rage, or even anger when dealing with chronic conditions. You should see your family practice physician. ...Read more
Nothing too serious, but why does my belly button hurt a little after sex? It's very rare that it happens, but it hurts for a few seconds afterwards
Rare but sometimes when I examine my testicles I think I press on something that causes a mild short lasting (about a second) but sharp pain. Serious?
Probably okay. ..: What you described is probably not clinically significant and there is no need to worry about it. But, if in doubt, the condition can be verified with a urologist with you for sure. ...Read more
Not exactly...: Young, otherwise healthy individuals that develop pain/tenderness with severe cough are not likely to have "broken a rib". Cough induced rib fractures generally occur in a specific segment of the population with or without predisposing conditions/pathology. This link may provide a summary: http://goo. Gl/qokhr. ...Read more
Endocrinologist: how rare for man in early 20s to have microprolactinoma with severe hh or to have a prolactinoma at all? 1 in tens of thousands?
Prolactinomas: Are not common but certainly not rare in young men. Sorry, but I don't know what "hh" is. Can you give more information? ...Read more
If the immune system killed the peripheral nerves and caused severe rare progressive irreversible anaphylactic allergic reaction what's this diagnosed?
See an immunologist: If you have irreversible anaphylaxis, you are dead. Sounds like a confusion about terms. ...Read more
How rare and/or serious is crystal calcium deposits in the longus colli tendon, c1-c2? (hadd, copp)
How well tolerated is Claritin (loratadine) reditabs. Are there any serious side effects that would include breathing problems? How rare is it
Well tolerated: Claritin reditabs (loratadine) is an over-the-counter newer generation antihistamine that is usually very well tolerated. Difficulty breathing should not be a side effect of this medication and if it is, that would be unusually rare. Since Claritin is used to treat allergies and allergies frequently co-exist with asthma, it is always a good idea to consider the asthma diagnosis with your doctor. ...Read more
I have had a previous reaction (hives) to ceclor. I was recently prescribed amoxicillin and had a severe reaction after 5 days. Is this a rare event?
You are obviously allergic to penicillin. Penicillins and cephalosporins are related and if you are allergic to one you are risk of being allergic to both. It is very important that you don't take medicines of either group in the future and may consider a medalert bracelet.
It isn't that rare. ...Read more