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What are the early signs and symptoms in most patients with ms?

What are the early signs and symptoms in most patients with ms?

Classical onset: Unilateral loss of vision, loss of balance and coordination, electrical shocks down back on flexion of neck, weakness and stiffness in legs, but also, more subtle, including focal weakness, fatigue, cognitive deterioration, double vision, dizziness, etc. Important, these presentations may be associated with other illnesses, and, in themselves are not diagnostic. ...Read more

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Glaucoma (Definition)

Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions that lead to damage to the optic nerve, the nerve that carries visual information from the eye to the brain. In many cases, damage to the optic nerve is due to increased pressure in the eye, also known ...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 turrets syndrome?

What are the signs and symptoms of turrets syndrome?

Let me explain: Inherited neuropsychiatric disorder with onset in childhood, characterized by multiple tics and at least one vocal tic. These tics characteristically wax and wane, can be suppressed temporarily, and are preceded by a premonitory urge. Tourette's is defined as part of a spectrum of tic disorders, which includes transient and chronic tics. ...Read more

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How can we detect gigantism by the signs and symptoms?

How can we detect gigantism by the signs and symptoms?

Unusual bone growth: Gigantism is known medically as acromegaly and results from abnormal production of growth hormone, usually from the pituitary gland. Children exhibit excessive height as the usual the first sign. Adults with abnormally high levels of growth hormone usually develop a thickened brow, chin, large hands and have problems with bone growth in general as well as collagen problems and heart problems. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of sjorgren's syndrome?

What are the signs and symptoms of sjorgren's syndrome?

Sjogren's syndrome: Two main symptoms are dry eyes and dry mouth. Other symptoms may include joint pain, swelling and stiffness, swollen salivary glands — particularly the set located behind your jaw and in front of your ears, skin rashes or dry skin, vaginal dryness, persistent dry cough, prolonged fatigue. ...Read more

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Are endometriomas benign or mslignant? What is the cause? What are the signs and symptoms?

Are endometriomas benign or mslignant? What is the cause? What are the signs and symptoms?

Benign.: They are benign, and are simply blood collections from endometriosis. They occur commonly in people with endometriosis. The cause is not known. They frequently don't cause any symptoms at all, but they can be painful, or may felt on pelvic exam or seen on ultrasound as a mass. Their biggest significance is that they can be mistaken for something more serious, like ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of eosinphilia?

What are the signs and symptoms of eosinphilia?

Inflammation: Of the gastro intestinal system, most commonly the esophagus. It is usually associated with increased eosinophils in the blood. Swallowing problems, food sticking may be the first symptoms. Eosinophilic esophagitis is a relatively new disease and is now worldwide. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of ankloglossia?

What are the signs and symptoms of ankloglossia?

Tongue tied.: Ankyloglossia occurs when the frenulum (tissue on the bottom of the tongue) is both thick & short which prevents the tongue from moving correctly. It can lead to problems with speech and make it difficult to move developmentally from swallowing like an infant to swallowing like an adult. It may make kissing or licking the lips more difficult. ...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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