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Why do I feel numbness in my hands and feet followed by crushing band sensation around my ribcage and weakness all when getting in sauna and or jacuzz?

Why do I feel numbness in my hands and feet followed by crushing band sensation around my ribcage and weakness all when getting in sauna and or jacuzz?

DUE TO HEAT: You should see a neurologist soon. The heat is bringing out neurological symptoms, which point to a problem in your spinal cord. Mri films of neck and thoracic spine should help. You may or may not have multiple sclerosis or other problems within the spinal cord. Get checked out, and if needed, start treatment. ...Read more

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I have worst headache ever stiff neck joint pain ribcage pain weakness feel like I have fever but I don't and sneezing?

I have worst headache ever stiff neck joint pain ribcage pain weakness feel like I have fever but I don't and sneezing?

Sounds worrisome: severe headache, neck stiffness, feverish feeling, pain in chest area could be something serious. I'm thinking possible meningitis. If you have a sore throat, or feel quite ill with this, go to SEE a physician. ...Read more

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Mild pain under left ribcage that comes n goes since 1.5 mnths smtimes on sides navel. Splenomagely? No other symptom or changes. Non-smoker nor drunker.

Mild pain under left ribcage that comes n goes since 1.5 mnths smtimes on sides navel. Splenomagely? No other symptom or changes. Non-smoker nor drunker.

Have it checked: Splenomegaly as a finding isn't common unless you've been exposed to certain things that would cause it to be felt. Is this somethig your doctor has already discussed with you? If so, yonu need for him/ her to do an abdominal exam on you while lying down, and you'll have your answer. If it's continuous, and not related to your spleen, check your diet as bloating can be occur. ...Read more

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Aching pain under ribcage after eating, sickness and gas. What could these be symptoms of?

Stomach ulcer: Spicy foods can iritate the stomach lining in some patients. Try otc medicines such as famotidine (pepcid) or Omeprazole (prilosec) and an antacid (mylanta or maalox plus) for two weeks. See your doctor if persists. Avoid spices, alcohol, coffee, tobacco and stress. ...Read more

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Pressure under right ribcage making it hard to keep breath controlled while sitting. Gall bladder removed 4 mos ago and now symptoms are back???

Pressure under right ribcage making it hard to keep breath controlled while sitting. Gall bladder removed 4 mos ago and now symptoms are back???

You need: To be seen if your pain is that bad. You may have a retained gallstone causing the pain or pancreatitis. This is something I would recommend you be sen for tonight. ...Read more

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Is pain on waist under ribcage on the right side, a symptom of listeria? I also felt a little nauseous but didn't throw up. Lasted 4 hours. Or could it be symptoms of not eating the whole day

Is pain on waist under ribcage on the right side, a symptom of listeria? I also felt a little nauseous but didn't throw up. Lasted 4 hours. Or could it be symptoms of not eating the whole day

Indirectly: If you have listeriosis you probably should be treated for it. And if you are treated then a lot of the bodyaches could be related to vomiting, coughing and just the natural progression of this illness. When in doubt please get this checked out. ...Read more

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I have a dull ache in my back. If I press lightly on my back near my spine below my ribcage I get a sharp pain. No UTI symptoms. No fever?

Need to be evaluated: By your pcp for starters, so basic labs, xrays, us examinations could be initiated. Depending on the results of these, she/he will generate an onward referral to a urologist or a spinal/ ortho. Surgeon. Good luck and happy holidays. ...Read more

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Mild flu symptoms 2 days. Fever 100.8. Occ cough fits., low mucus. Aching under full left ribcage; a spasm feel if I push under ribs near stomach. Energy ok. No medical ins. What could it be?

Mild flu symptoms 2 days. Fever 100.8. Occ cough fits., low mucus. Aching under full left ribcage; a spasm feel if I push under ribs near stomach. Energy ok. No medical ins. What could it be?

Sounds like a: Viral infection. You can just treat the symptoms if you don't get much worse. Mucinexdm will loosen and help with the cough. Dayquil and nyquil help too. Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) for fever or aches. A cool mist humidifier in the room will help too. Did you get a flu shot? ...Read more

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Having severe tightness on left side of heart near ribcage worsened by sitting, CT scan was normal, chest xray clear, what could these symptoms be?

Having severe tightness on left side of heart near ribcage worsened by sitting, CT scan was normal, chest xray clear, what could these symptoms be?

Worse sitting?: The only clue in your description is the observation that it's worse sitting. That suggests a muscular cause or possibly a compression neuropathy. A CT of the your cervical spine would rule the latter in or out. If negative, a trial of muscle relaxants and analgesics with physical therapy and heat would be worthwhile. ...Read more

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What symptoms are considered weakness in personality?

What symptoms are considered weakness in personality?

Little experience: Weakness in personality is not a meaningful concept to most mental health professionals. One reason for this is that people have unique personalities. Out of say 24 character strengths, one person would have one set of top strengths and another person would have different strengths ranked highest. No one can be strong in every area. "weakness" generally reflects a lack of experience. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms for weak erection?

What is the symptoms for weak erection?

Not sure what: You're asking. A weak erection is one that is not as hard and firm as it once was. This varies from day to day and erection to erection. I hate to use this phrase, but it "can come and go". See your doctor if you're concerned. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for kidney weakness?

What are the symptoms for kidney weakness?

Nebulous term: Kidney weakness is a nebulous term. You may be referring to some type of renal insufficiency or renal disease. The kidneys can funciton poorly due to many kinds of insult or illness. Urinary stream has nothing to do with "kidney weakness". That is a function of bladder contraction, prostate size and many others. Kidney function is a measure of blood and urine testing. ...Read more

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If a motor nerve is compressed would it manifest any pain symptoms or is weakness the only symptom?

If a motor nerve is compressed would it manifest any pain symptoms or is weakness the only symptom?

Usually mixed sxs: Typically, a large nerve is comprised of both motoric and sensory portions, and if compressed, pain may well be the very first sign. Later on numbness or tingling occurs, and by time weakness and muscle atrophy emerges, problem is quite advanced. ...Read more

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26 month old male w/Apraxia. Is this a dx or a symptom? Minor core weakness, no other issues. What should we do now? Speech 3X a week right now.

26 month old male w/Apraxia. Is this a dx or a symptom? Minor core weakness, no other issues. What should we do now? Speech 3X a week right now.

Seek a medical: Diagnosis from a Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician AND get a free assessment of his development in all streams + autism-specific testing & Early Intervention Services at Child and Family Connections, (630) 879-2277. Developmental Apraxia is a Neurodevelopmental Disorder; rule out Receptive & Expressive Language Disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorder &/or Global Developmental Disorder first. ...Read more