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What are the first symptoms of ms?

What are the first symptoms of ms?

Excellent question: Subtle problems early on can be very misleading and indeed, can confuse docs. Some common early signs include loss of vision in one eye, weakness in legs or arms, electrical shocks on flexing neck, gait imbalance or incoordination, numbness or tingling, vague persistent fatigue, even confusion or disorientation. Mri's are commonly helpful. ...Read more

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Multiple Sclerosis (Definition)

A progressive disease that interferes with the functioning of the central nervous system and brain. Symptoms include numbness, impairment of speech and of muscular coordination, blurred ...Read more


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What are the first symptoms of mrsa?

Same as any other: Mrsa is just a different type of bacteria; its first symptoms are the same as with any bacterial infection, and depend on the site of the body that is infected. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of hiv?

What are the first symptoms of hiv?

Acute HIV: Acute HIV symptoms occur soon after exposure to HIV and include "flu like symptoms" such as fever, swollen lymph nodes, sore throat, rash, muscle pain, malaise, mouth/esophageal sores. These symptoms last for a few weeks, and then patients largely do not have any symptoms. If you think you could have hiv, get tested. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of leukemia?

What are the first symptoms of leukemia?

Acute vs chronic: In many chronic leukemia- people usually are without symptoms and the only abnormality is the abnormal blood work. When more advanced- decrease blood counts can happen causing fatigue, lack of energy , bruising etc. Acute leukemia is a life threatening cancer.It may be presented with fatigue, bleeding, infections, weight loss, fevers, chill, bony pain etc. Discuss further with your oncologist. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of diabetes?

What are the first symptoms of diabetes?

3 P: In medicine we call it the 3 ps: excesive urination (polyuria) excesive thirst (polydipsea) excesive hunger (polyphagia) i guess you could also call them the 3 es. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of ms?

What are the early symptoms of ms?

Varies among pts: Often loss of vision in one eye (optic neuritis), also loss of leg strength, in coordination or imbalance, and perhaps insidious fatigue and/cognitive issues. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of dehydration?

What are the first symptoms of dehydration?

Thirst: The symptom (a patient reported feeling) that most people notice is thirst, other common symptoms are weakness, and dizzyness, especially after standing. Signs (a measured finding) of dehydration are tachycardia, low blood pressure and a drop in blood pressure upon standing. There are many physical exam and lab findings that accompany these. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of alzeimers?

What are the symptoms of alzeimers?

Many: Memory loss is often most noticeable.(amnesia) difficulty naming things(agnosia) or knowing what to do with something(apraxia) are also common. There may also be personality changes and difficulty with managing daily activities. Behavioral changes are also common and may include depression, apathy, agitation, irritability and at times psychotic features like paranoia to name a few. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of aids?

What are the first symptoms of aids?

AIDS: This is variable and will depend upon the particular infection or malignancy that appears. These are generally illnesses we call "opportunistic" because the deficiency in resistance created by HIV or other causes allows organisms that will not generally infect normal individuals to take hold and produce disease, when they get the opportunity. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of impetigo?

What are the first symptoms of impetigo?

IMPETIGO: Impetigo are infected skin lesions associated with strep infection.If untreated it can have renal complications like glomerulonephritis. ...Read more

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What are the first signs or symptoms of MS?

What are the first signs or symptoms of MS?

1st signs of MS: The first symptoms of MS vary from patient to patient. However, a common first symptom is fatigue: Not just tiredness, but disabling fatigue or "lassitude." For a fuller discussion, see the websites of the MS Society or the MS Foundation. There's no point in my trying to squeeze into 400 characters information you can easily find yourself. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of Alzheimer's disease?

What are the first symptoms of Alzheimer's disease?

Behavior and mood : Studies have documented changes in personality and depression starting 3-5 yrs prior to memory loss. The problem progresses to involve organizational skills, ability to do basic skills such as driving or balancing a checkbook, and need for increased help in basic activities. In older pts without good reasons for depression, alz disease may be starting. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ms?

What are the symptoms of ms?

Symptoms of MS: MS symptoms may vary a lot. Numbness, weakness, or visual symptoms are common. People often have attacks lasting a day or longer. http://www.neurocuro.com/multiple-sclerosis/ ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ms?

What are the symptoms of ms?

Neurological problem: Initially, ms patients may present with loss of vision in one eye, problems with leg weakness, or difficulties with balance and coordination. Fatigue and worsening of symptoms during hot weather is common. Many pts develop problems with memory and emotions. In the most common form, there are periodic flares or relapses, and without treatment, disability can become quite severe. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of neurosyphilis?

What are the symptoms of neurosyphilis?

Neurosyphilis: Neurosyphilis is an infection of brain/spinal cord caused by untreated syphilis (caused by the bacteria treponema palladum). It is a late complication. It may be asymptomatic or manifest with different neurological problems (e.g. Abnormal walking, poor reflexes, dementia, etc...) a neurological exam (including imaging) and blood tests for syphilis are done. Treatment is usually with penicillin. ...Read more

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What are the starting symptoms of alzheimer's?

What are the starting symptoms of alzheimer's?

Learn 10 Signs: Check out http://www.Alz.Org/alzheimers_disease_know_the_10_signs.Asp for 10 signs of alzheimer's disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lupus?

What are the symptoms of lupus?

See below: Certain types of rash, joint pain, cell count abnormalities, pleurisy, ---there are more, but you should check the lupus foundation of america's website which has great educational material for lupus. ...Read more

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What are the first signs, symptoms of depression?

What are the first signs, symptoms of depression?

Depressed mood: Depressed mood or inability to feel pleasure in things are the more prominent signs of a major depressive episode. Other symptoms include changes in sleep, changes in appetite, poor concentration, low energy, feelings of excessive guilt, moving too slow or too fast, and suicidal thoughts. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of alzheimer's?

What are the symptoms of alzheimer's?

10 warning signs: You can get this information at http://www.Alz.Org/national/documents/checklist_10signs.Pdf. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of fibromyalgia?

What are the symptoms of fibromyalgia?

Multitude: ? re symptoms (sx) fibromyalgia (FM). Sx vary among sufferers. Sentinel sx's include chronic widespread pain, restless sleep, depression, fatigue & confusion. More important to know individual sufferer's unique causal chain so cure can be customized. Potential causes: femaleness, childbirth, obesity, chronic soft tissue injuries, mechanical injuries, joint hypermobility, prolonged inactivity. ...Read more

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