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What are the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia?

See below: Disorganized thoughts, hallucinations (especially auditory), illogical or paranoid ideas, social withdrawal, trouble with decision-making, schizophrenia should be diagnosed by a psychiatrist. It's a tough disorder but usually manageable with medications. One of the great hindrances is the reluctance of many schizophrenics to see that they are sick. ...Read more

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Epileptic Seizures (Definition)

Epileptic seizures. Per Mayo Clinic "Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder (neurological disorder) in which nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations and sometimes loss of ...Read more


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What are the signs and symptoms of parkinsons?

What are the signs and symptoms of parkinsons?

See below: Typically a resting unilateral tremor of hand and arm, expressionless face, stiffness and/or muscular rigidity, short unsteady steps with gait instabiilty, slowing of activities, trouble with drooling and swallowing, blepharospasm, constipation, a specific type of dementia; progressive deterioration which can be treated but not cured. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of PKU?

What are the signs and symptoms of PKU?

Varying signs: PKU detection test is mandatory newborn screening in the developed world, including all 50 states in the US. The early s/s of PKU include seizures, microcephaly ( small head) other developmental delays, eczema etc. tests should always be repeated within 2 wks to confirm diagnosis. Earlier intervention by phenyl alanine free diet can reverse most signs. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of depression?

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What are the signs and symptoms of depression?

Depression: Sad affect, anhedonia, negative thoughts, vegetative symptoms such as changes in appetite/sleep/energy level. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of vertigo?

What are the signs and symptoms of vertigo?

Sensation of motion: Vertigo is defined as the sensation of motion in the absence of motion. It can be (but doesn't have to be) the feeling of spinning, rocking or turning. Vertigo is caused by an inner ear problem and depending on the type of vertigo usually an ENT doctor can diagnose and treat it. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of meningitis?

What are the signs and symptoms of meningitis?

Meningitis: Headaches, nausea, vomiting, pain in the eyes from light (photophobia). Neck stiffness with fever and any of the above symptoms should be checked in the emergency room, as meningitis can cause damage to the brain, or senses, similar to a stroke. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of mono?

What are the signs and symptoms of mono?

Sxs: Sxs of mononucleosis may include: fever, sore throat, decreased appetite, feeling tired, feeling poorly overall, rash, swollen lymph nodes, muscle aches & pain & enlarged spleen. Coughing, shortness of breath, headaches, turning yellow, chest discomfort & rapid heart rate may also occur. The fever usually resolves within about 10 days. Swelling of lymph nodes/ organs usually resolves within 1 mo. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of insomnia?

What are the signs and symptoms of insomnia?

Insomnia: Difficulty initiating sleep difficulty maintaining sleep difficulty sleeping latter half of night unrefreshed sleep despite having the time and ability to sleep. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of bi-polarism?

Definition: Bipolar disorder or bipolar affective disorder (historically known as manic–depressive disorder or manic depression) is a psychiatric diagnosis for a mood disorder. Individuals with bipolar disorder experience episodes of a frenzied state known as mania (or hypomania), typically alternating with episodes of depression. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of anxiety?

What are the signs and symptoms of anxiety?

Anxiety: Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders & back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration & easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. Sometimes the worst thing about anxiety is the just not being able to put your finger on the reason that you feel that way. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of oculomycosis?

What are the signs and symptoms of oculomycosis?

Oculomycosis: Oculomycosis means simply any fungal disease of any part of the eye. A fungal infection of the cornea will present very differently from a fungal infection in the retina. Please ask us a more specific question so that we can give you a full answer. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of thalassemia?

What are the signs and symptoms of thalassemia?

None to severe/fatal: Alpha thal: silent carriers have no signs/symptoms; Alpha trait has mild anemia; HGB h (moderate) may have weakness, pallor, less growth, and need some transfusions; bart's (severe) is usually fatal before birth. Beta thal: beta trait has mild anemia; beta intermedia may have weakness, pallor, less growth, and need some transfusions; beta major (cooley's, severe) needs lifelong transfusions. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of ocd?

What are the signs and symptoms of ocd?

Guises of OCD: There are a number of common presentations of ocd as psychiatrist judith rapoport noted in her late '80's book "the boy who couldn't stop washing..." -1st book on ocd meant 4 general public. Common obsession themes: contamination; loss of control; harm 2 self/others; perfectionism; unwanted sexual thoughts; morality. Common compulsions: washing/cleaning; checking; repeating; & mental actions. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia?

What are the signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia?

Several: ? about signs & symptoms of fibromyalgia (FM). FM is label for a characteristic symptom constellation. Laboratory tests & imaging studies provide no signs specific for fibromyalgia. Physical exam reveals certain painful anatomical loci. Orthodoxy has overlooked several physical signs of Joint Hypermobility and sacroiliac joint disorder, both of which are common in people with FM. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of diabetes?

What are the signs and symptoms of diabetes?

Multiple: The most common symptoms of out of control diabetes are excessive urination, excessive thirst, and unexplained weight loss. Other possible symptoms may be yeast infections, tingling in the feet, and blurry vision. But very importantly diabetes may have no symptoms therefore those at risk needed to be screened for diabetes. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of diabetes?

What are the signs and symptoms of diabetes?

Excessive thirst...: Classic symptoms of uncontrolled diabetes include excessive thirst, excessive hunger, excessive urination, fatigue, dizziness, blurred vision, and sometimes slow healing wounds or recurrent infections. If diabetes is suspected, you should see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of pcos?

What are the signs and symptoms of pcos?

Many possible signs: Most women with pcos have one or more of: irregular periods or no cycles, acne, oily skin, unwanted hair growth especially on the face or lower stomach, infertility or subfertility (difficulty getting pregnant). Some women with pcos have little or no symptoms - we look at symptoms, blood tests and an ultrasound of the ovaries to make the diagnosis. Not all women with pcos have fertility issues. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of leukemia?

What are the signs and symptoms of leukemia?

Multiple: Leukemia can present with multiple signs and symptoms including but not limited to: bone pain, refusal to bear weight, gum bleeding, bleeding from other sites, pallor, lack of appetite, fever, night sweats, unexplained weight loss, easy bruising, fatigue, etc. If a concern for leukemia exists, consultation with the primary care physician or a hematologist is recommended. ...Read more

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Epilepsy (Definition)

A neurological disorder where nerve cells of the brain are injured, epilepsy results in seizures that range from nearly undetectable to extremely vigorous. Causes of epilepsy include genetics, head trauma, prenatal ...Read more


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Seizure Disorder (Definition)

Seizure disorder also known as epilepsy, is a neurological condition in which the brain's abnormal electrical activity causes muscular convulsions and altered mental states. Epilepsy is diagnosed when an individual has ...Read more