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What are the symptoms of conjunctivitis I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of conjunctivitis I should be looking for?

Redness and Discharg: Conjunctivitis can be due to many causes: bacterial, viral, allergic, chemical, etc. The most common in probably bacterial and causes redness, mucus discharge and sometimes foreign body feeling or frank pain. Sometimes there is associated blurred vision from the mucus discharge. Bacterial conjunctivitis will frequently cause enlarge a painful lymph node just in front of the ear on that side. ...Read more

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Conjunctivitis (Definition)

A highly contangious condition in which the eyeball and ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of myocarditis I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of myocarditis I should be looking for?

Myocarditis: When severe myocarditis leads to hear failure. Symptoms may consist of shortness of breath at rest, with activities or the inability to lay flat (depending on the severity). You may also feel that your heart beats are fast or irregular. Often the symptoms resolve with treatment, but patients can develop long-term heart failure that may require heart transplant. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cholera I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of cholera I should be looking for?

Dehydration: First, i would question the diagnosis - most healthy travelers do not get cholera due to their healthy stomach acidity defense. However, if you have choleral you can expect profuse, watery diarrhea. Treatment is aggressive hydration! using an electrolyte / rehydration salt solution can be lifesaving! ors (oral rehydration salt) packets can be purchased or made with (safe) water, sugar, & salt. ...Read more

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What are the signs of infection that I should be looking for after an episiotomy?

What are  the signs of infection that I should be looking for after an episiotomy?

Depends: May have worsening pain, foul smelling discharge, separation or opening of the wound.A few women will state that the stiches came out or broke. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of colic and what can be done for it?

What are the symptoms of colic and what can be done for it?

Dr. Morris Wessel: An infant with colic as "one who, otherwise healthy and well-fed, had paroxysms of irritability, fussing, or crying lasting for a total of three hours a day and occurring on more than three days in any one week for a period of three weeks. Do not overfeed avoid juices the baby try walking the baby some babies seem to be soothed by rhythmic, steady movements, like rocking gently or by sounds.Tlc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast over growth and how can you be tested for them?

What are the symptoms of a yeast over growth and how can you be tested for them?

Lots of them: Yeast, or candida overgrowth is a controversial medical topic. There are believers and non believers. In my experience (i'm a believer) the symptoms depend on where the majority of the yeast is and what it's done. I recommend getting a book like: the yeast connection or the yeast syndrome and take the short quiz in the beginning. They list many symptoms yeast overgrowth has been believed to cause. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a fever? As a parent I am always worried about my kids. What are the symptoms of a fever that I should be looking for? .

What are the symptoms of a fever? As a parent I am always worried about my kids.  What are the symptoms of a fever that I should be looking for?

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Elevated temp: Fever is an elevated temperature. By itself, without any other presenting signs or symptoms would be called fever of unknown origin. If other symptoms present and your child is evaluated by an md, then the cause can be defined and a treatment planned. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are symptoms of HIV infection and what can be done for it?

What are symptoms of HIV infection and what can be done for it?

Variable.: Symptoms range from totally none to the multiple manifestations of aids, weight loss, oral thrush, pneumonias, diarrhea, rashes and death. Get tested. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of chlamydia to look for after you have been treated?

What are symptoms of chlamydia to look for after you have been treated?

Chlamydia after tx: Dysuria/discharge/hematuria/urethral irritation (eg "itching")/....Or even no symptoms - pts can have an infection and be asymptomatic! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a sinus infection and if I should be on antibiotics?

What are the symptoms of a sinus infection and if I should be on antibiotics?

No: Sinusitis is characterized by nasal congestion, purulent nasal discharge, headache and facial pain over the sinuses inthe frontal and maxillary areas. Most cases will resolve without antibiotic treatment. Decongestants can be used for symptomatic treatment. Antibiotics are reserved only for the most severe or persistant infections. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of brain aneurysm I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of brain aneurysm I should be looking for?

Headache: Symptoms of a brain aneurysm include severe headache, neck stiffness, confusion, altered vision, and light sensitivity. If you have any of these symptoms, you should see a physician immediately. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of methadone detox I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of methadone detox I should be looking for?

None if Lucky: Not sure what you mean by detox, but if you mean opioid maintenance, the symptoms should be minimal.If you mean detox as in completely gradually getting off any opioids such as heroin, oxycondone, morphine, or hydrocodone, symptoms could be severe anxiety, heart racing, sweating, tearing of the eyes, runny nose, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Getting off Methadone can take quite a while, . ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of carcinoid tumors I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of carcinoid tumors I should be looking for?

Carcinoid tumor: Carcinoid tumors can be found in several places in the intestines. They do not cause symptoms unless the liver is affected. Carcinoid syndrome can be associated with flushing, increase in blood pressure, irregular heart beat, etc. If a carcinoid is located with a bowel lumen it can cause blockage. Carcinoids can spread directly to other areas. Usually not by blood stream. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hepatitis and when should you be tested?

What are the symptoms of hepatitis and when should you be tested?

Range of symptoms: Acute hepatitis usually presents with RUQ pain, nausea, vomiting, extreme fatigue, possibly fevers and jaundice (yellowing of the skin, eyes and darkening of the urine). Chronic hepatitis presents in more subtle ways and often times is asymptomatic and only found on blood tests. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the signs of a bladder infection in women and what should be done about it?

What are the signs of a bladder infection in women and what should be done about it?

"Frequency"the movie: Urinary tract or bladder infections usually start with frequency, burning on urination, and pain. It would be difficult to sit through a 2 hour movie and the director(md) needs to treat it with antibiotics, many women don't have any symptoms yet have bacteria in their urine, so have the md do a "snapshot"(urine culture and sensitivity lab test) to be certain. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of psoriasis and how should I address them?

What are the symptoms of psoriasis and how should I address them?

Rash: There are characteristic rashes of different types of rashes we see in psoriasis. You dermatologist will clarify your diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of malaria? When should I be worried?

What are the symptoms of malaria? When should I be worried?

Agree w Dr. Raff: Malaria Symptoms may include: headache, fever, shivering, sweating, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, dry cough, muscle/joint/back pain & enlarged spleen. There is a cyclic pattern of being very cold & shivering followed by feeling very hot and sweating. Additionally one can develop jaundice, blood in urine, anemia, eye problems (nystagmus, problems with eye movements), seizures & coma. Would be > ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a brain aneurysm and what can be done for it?

What are symptoms of a brain aneurysm and what can be done for it?

NO SYMPTOMS/PAIN/HEA: Unruptured aneurysm may have no symptoms, if large it may press on the brain and cause pain behind the eyes, double vision, weakness on one side of face, drooping eye lid&dilated pupil leaking aneurysm may cause sudden severe headache.And ruptured aneurysm causes extremely severe headache, nausea and vomiting, stiff neck, seizures, confusion, stiff neck, ptosis, and loss of consciousness rx is surgical clip. ...Read more

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