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Im waking up at night to go pee for about 3 or more months what does it mean twice ?

Im waking up at night to go pee for about 3 or more months what does it mean twice ?

Many things: How old are you and are you male or female? If you are a male and over the age of 40, you may have an enlarged prostate. Other common causes are infections, tumors, overactive bladder, etc. You should contact your physician. Your specific history and symptoms are important in determining the cause. ...Read more

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I have been having hallucinations when waking up from sleeping, they are getting worse and last night it lasted for 5 minutes, is it treatable?

I have been having hallucinations when waking up from sleeping, they are getting worse and last night it lasted for 5 minutes, is it treatable?

Hypnopompic H.?: You may be experiencing hypnopompic hallucinations as you are transitioning from sleep to waking. Recommend evaluation to include a polysomnogram with a sleep specialist. Psychiatric consultation may be recommended to determine the best treatment approach. Take care. ...Read more

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Every morning for the last few months I have been waking up with a runny nose and very stuffed. I thought it might be seasonal but it is not going away. Anywhere I sleep/nap it comes back. Do you know what might be the cause or how I can treat this?

Every morning for the last few months I have been waking up with a runny nose and very stuffed. I thought it might be seasonal but it is not going away. Anywhere I sleep/nap it comes back. Do you know what might be the cause or how I can treat this?

Allergic rhinitis: It is a form of allergy that involves the nasal passages and it can be triggered by inhaled allergens. Symptoms are congestion, runny nose and sneezing and it can be associated with watery eyes. It is treated by avoiding the triggers in addition to medication like antihistamine, nasal steroids or/& other anti allergy meds like antileukotriense. You will need evaluation to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Have severe sleep apnea,treated with cpap. i wonder if i have hiatal hernia;.could being full of gas when waking be a symptom?could HH cause dizzynes

Have severe sleep apnea,treated with cpap. i wonder if i have hiatal hernia;.could being full of gas when waking be a symptom?could HH cause dizzynes

Hiatal hernia: It's possible. With Capp you are likely swallowing a great deal of forced air which can make you gassy and bloated but also force the stochastic up through the diaphragm and create hiatal hernia and reflux. May want to discuss with doctor pressure adjustment, biPAP, HOB elevation and anti-relic meds as well as weight loss. ...Read more

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Why am I waking up in the night snorting air?

Why am I waking up in the night snorting air?

Sleep apnea?: Could be you suffer from (obstructive) sleep, apnea. You could be waking yourself up gasping for air. With osa, you actually stop breathing and cannot get air into your lungs. This can be a very dangerous condition which should be evaluated. Can lead to heart problems. Start with your md and get a referral to a sleep md or dentist. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment/relief for arthriis in the fingers? Mine are crooked and painful sometimes even waking me at night.

Is there any treatment/relief for arthriis in the fingers?   Mine are crooked and painful sometimes even waking me at night.

Many treatments: First choice for garden variety "arthur" itis is generally acetaminophen. Next choice is non steroidal antiinflammatory drug such as ibuprofen. After that there are a wide variety of medications which can be tried. Some have potential side effects. Hydroxychloroquine, methotrexate, injections of steroids, topical agents, glucosamine / chondroitin, narcotics, etc. ...Read more

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During my sleep, i felt like i couldn't breathe, i felt like i was halfway between my dream and waking up. Is this sleep apnea, and how do I cure it?

During my sleep, i felt like i couldn't breathe, i felt like i was halfway between my dream and waking up. Is this sleep apnea, and how do I cure it?

Maybe: You should see your physician or a sleep specialist for an evaluation. Sleep apnea treatment depends upon the severity of the sleep apnea. It can cause death and you should not be treated on your own. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of nightmares! I had one last night again and I remember the dream and remember waking up kicking and my whole body jerking it was ho?

How do I get rid of nightmares! I had one last night again and I remember the dream and remember waking up kicking and my whole body jerking it was ho?

Speak with a : Psychologist to understand the meaning of the nightmares. They can instruct you in the use of Creative Dreaming as one way to overcome nightmares. Feel free to contact me if you would like more information about this. ...Read more

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What will taking lsd do to my brain/body if I have epilepsy and take the drug keppra? I only get seizures when falling asleep or waking up, and have never had a grand mal seizure, only petite mal. I take 2 keppra at night and 1 in the morning.

What will taking lsd do to my brain/body if I have epilepsy and take the drug keppra? I only get seizures when falling asleep or waking up, and have never had a grand mal seizure, only petite mal. I take 2 keppra at night and 1 in the morning.

STAY AWAY FROM LSD: Any hallucinogen has the potential to increase the number and severity of seizures, whether grand mal or petit mal. The worst ones are mdma and pcp, but lsd can cause problems as well. Furthermore, you do not know what you are taking when you get something called "lsd." it can literally be anything, and you are putting your life, your health and your trust into people who are dealing drugs. ...Read more

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