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Sharp burning pain on top right side hed. Close to very back of he'd on the top. Lasted few secs, went, came back. Now whole right side he'd sore 2 touch?
? neuralgia: This may be neuralgia which is an irritated/inflamed superficial scalp nerve. However since there is associated tenderness the scalp should be examined for signs of inflammation or infection. Neuralgia isn't a serious problem and usually resolves on its own but Tylenol (acetaminophen) or antiinflammatories like Advil or Aleve may help. Have your MD examine you to be sure if symptoms persist. ...Read more
+ bv swab. Flagyl met. Gel & clindamycin used Symptoms went & came back each time. Mainly vag burning. Now told to use anucort hc vaginally. Thoughts?
Sure: They are not treating BV. May be they are treating irritation. Get clarity on what the anucort is for ...Read more
I usually have 7days of heavy period. I was 20 days late when I started this month t was light then went away &came back.4 days total could I be preg?
It is possible: You could be pregnant of have been pregnant and miscarried the only way to know for shire is to check a pregnancy test ...Read more
First trimester bleeding pinkish brown, was heavy then went away & came back. Now gone again. No tissue, no clots, no pain. What is this?
I've been smelling gasoline that nobody else can smell. I got a shot of toradol smell went away came back 3 hours later. Excedrin helps 3 hours.
Odd side effect: What was the pain that led to the injection? The smell could be a side effect. Discuss w/ the Dr. I suppose you'd know if you are a person w/ very sensitive ability to detect vapors but if you believe it is not real, talk w/ Dr. If you think it is real - call your town or utility to report a possible leak. ...Read more
Bladder issues and pain holding urine and pain after in lower left side blood urine ultrasound all clear pain went then came back?
I have had a bump on my back for a few months that looks like a blood blister, I have popped it like a blood blister and it went but came back?
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Try to avoid skin products that are oily. Please see doc. IF it is a cyst, he/she can remove it. The sack must be removed otherwise it is likely to refill. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Stabbing pain 4" right of temple on right side. Lasted 5 seconds, went away, came back, lasted 5 secs...Continued over an hour. Now a dull ache.?
See your doctor: Any type of pain around the temple that's 4 inches long deserves medical examination by your doctor. They can probably advise you better as to what is the cause and what it is. They may need to order special labs, especially if they feel it's from an inflammatory vascular origin, versus just muscle spasm. Depending on your medical, family, social, trauma histories, they will have a better idea of what it could be. Don't delay. ...Read more
Chest feels pressure then a sudden pain will come along it came then went and came back after a few days little lightheaded and have been stressing.?
Muscular pull type feeling left armpit onto chest for about 3weeks went then came back no lump, really worried what could cause this?
Muscular pull: When you press your chest does it hurt? Could becostochondritis and inflammation of the insertion of muscle to ribs. NSAID agents help. Sometimes I have seen it associated with mycoplasma infection and zithromax if no allergy helps. If no pain on touch would evaluate for pulmonary clot and have a breast exam (mammo). Also consider gastritis, try maalox or MVP. F/U with doctor in next 24 hrs ...Read more
Got pain other day right side under ribs went away. Came back yesterday after noon so bad I almost cried. Ibuprofen didn't help now it's gone again?
Need evaluation: This needs clarification. It could gallbladder or even lung. You need to have your physician evaluate it. ...Read more
I've had a fever of 102.8 with pulse of 117. I had an infection and was given 2 antibiotics. Fever went away & came back. ER couldn't find the cause.
Admission: It's probably best you get admitted for a work up instead of just going to the ER. You could be bacteremic and not know since you leave the ER. ...Read more
6 wks - puffiness on R foot only behind middle toes. Dr. said pulse strong, not clot or infection. Went way, came back today. No pain or discoloration?
Top or bottom?: If it's on the top it could be venous congestion aggravated by the style of shoe and gravity. Look at what you did and wore leading up to the event. Sometimes HTN and salt intake can lead to this. I'm assuming there was no trauma ...Read more
Had sex one month ago, had a period went abroad, came back, period arrived 3 weeks after the last period, my breasts and nipples are so very sore. Why?
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Had severe hives, itching, redness&swelling. Got an epi pen injection@urgent care, hives went away&came back. What's next step? Pcp, allergy test, etc?
Antihistamine: Unless you have respiratory problem or going into shock, Epinephrine is not that usual treatment. Try taking antihistamine up to 4 times per day and see if this helps. If not, consult your doctor to see if Prednisone may be needed. Usually we don't do a workup unless the hives have been present for more than 6- 8 weeks. ...Read more
Burning sensation after urination. Took azithromycin 3 days went away. Came back after oral sex. Took levoflaxacin 5 weeks no use. Urine tests normal?
Got tested & no STDs but had BV. Prescribed 500mg metronidazole. Finished & had vaginal bleeding for 5 days. Went away & came back 2wks later. Why?
Vaginal bleeding: Bacterial vaginosis often is accompanied by inflammation of the cervix (cervicitis), which can bleed. But there are many causes of vaginal bleeding, and this may have nothing to do with your BV, cervicitis, etc. Any abnormal or unexplained vaginal bleeding should be professionally evaluated. Return to the doctor who diagnosed and treated your BV. Good luck! ...Read more
Do I have mono? Sore throat low fever 2 weeks ago took antibiotics went away. Came back the next week. Took antibiotics went away again. Now sore again
? testing for strep?: The only reason for antibiotics during a sore throat would be if strep were detected. You can have a positive strep test while you have mono, but the mono will not get better with antibiotics, in adults it tends to be at least a 3 week illness. The story you give is confusing and this may all mask another problem. I'd visit your doc and clarify what is going on with some testing. ...Read more
Red inflamed throat, pain swallowing, green mucus and postnasal drip, ear congestion, no fever, no pus on tonsils. Went away came back week later?
Infection: It may be a sinus infection or only allergy related. I would see a physician ...Read more
My wife has bactieral vagnouses how does she get rid of it doctors already perscribed it went away then came back?
Antibiotics: Check out following re bv: http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/bv/stdfact-bacterial-vaginosis. Htm and http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/bacterial-vaginosis/ds01193. In other words, we don't know exactly why but douching & frequent partners increases risk of upsetting balance of vaginal bacteria. Best to finish all prescribed antibiotics to minimize risk. Although not always done, consider treating male partner. ...Read more
Irregular cycle: All women will experience an irregular cycle from time to time. If this continues you may need to see your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more
I was supposed to get my period, and then I got it then it went away, but came back but then was gone again. What does this mean?
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx ...Read more
My 5 year old started coughing on monday. He woke up Wednesday morning with a 101 fever. Friday the fever went away then came back.?
Why do I have hot flashes. At age 60? I has a hysterectomy. In year 2004. But I have severe anxiety to. The hot flashes. Went away and came back.
After yardwork >rash. Derma gave desonide0.05.After 1 week the rash went away, but came back. How long should I use the med to ensure complete healing?
Continue to treat.: You either have some kind of allergy or contact dermatitis. If it came back yard work then it most likely is something like poison ivy. This often requires a treatment for a longer period. Please continue treatment for 4-5 days more. If it doesn't clear out or comes back then your doctor might need to give you oral medications. ...Read more
Ankle pain started bout a week ago. Thot it was bc I mighta slept on it wrong. Went away then came back. Feels like needs 2 b poped but I can't move it?
I've had this burning sensation on my tongue for 4 days. I had this 2 months ago it went away now came back. What can cause this pain.?
Many causes: Burning in the tongue can be cause by yeast infection, dryness of the mouth, deficiencies of the b-vitamins, nerve injury, diabetes, low thyroid hormone, too much mouthwash use, using a blood pressure medication which we refer to as an ace inhibitor. It can also be caused by a psychological factory like anxiety or depression. ...Read more
I have a lump on my hard palate that went away and came back again in the same spot. It isn’t painful and is less than a cm. What could it be?
Lump: The most likely thing would be a mucous cyst. ...Read more
17yrs old. I've been having green discharge for a few weeks. I started my period and it went away. It came back when my period was over. What's wrong?
Infection? STD?: Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge or abnormal vaginal bleeding should be professionally evaluated, and you have both. These symptoms, especially colored discharge, probably are due to an infection -- and if you're sexually active, that probably means an STD like gonorrhea or chlamydia. Regardless of such risks, see a doctor ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more