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What conditions are like pms?

What conditions are like pms?

PMS: Irritable bowel symptoms or migraine headaches may occur premenstrually. Severe mood changes pre menstrually are called "premenstrual dysphoric disorder" and are treatable with antidepressants and exercise. Endometriosis can cause severe pms like symptoms. Rarely, pelvic tumors may be confused with pms. ...Read more

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Pms (Definition)

Collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to the menstrual cycles. Common symptoms are irritability, tension & dysphoria, also insomnia, headaches, fatigue, mood swings, ...Read more


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I'm wondering why are pregnancy symptoms and PMS so similar?

I'm wondering why are pregnancy symptoms and PMS so similar?

They aren't: You might mean the physical symptoms like bloating, abdominal cramps, constipation, breast swelling/tenderness, cyclic acne, joint/muscle pain which can be awful, but are not pms. Pms is only diagnosed on emotional symptoms - irritability, tension, or unhappiness - that appear predictably before the period, reduce or disappear just before & during and remain absent until the next cycle. ...Read more

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What conditions are similar to menieres?

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What conditions are similar to menieres?

Vertigo: The symptoms of meniere's are variable and can present at different times. Patients can get spontaneous episodes of vertigo with or without nausea and vomiting, ringing in the ears, progressive hearing loss, or feeling of pressure in the ears. These symptoms may also present in conditions such as thyroid dysfunction, autoimmune disease, acoustic neuroma, multiple sclerosis, and must be ruled out. ...Read more

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What are PMS or pregnancy symptoms?

What are PMS or pregnancy symptoms?

Classic pregnancy: Sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. **pms sxs can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed >. ...Read more

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What are some medications for PMS (menstrual symptoms)?

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What are some medications for PMS (menstrual symptoms)?

PMS: Some are Antidepressants such as Sarafem, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as Motrin, Diuretics, & hormones. Consult your PCP or Ob/Gyn. doctors. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms and what causes bipolar disorder?

What are some symptoms and what causes bipolar disorder?

No need for sleep: Typically, no need for sleep or very little sleep over several days or up to a week and not feeling tired. Also, feeling like you have superpowers, you can fly, or save the world by yourself, grandiose delusions. Finally, increased risk taking behaviors, like excessive gambling, sexual promiscuity, shopping sprees, etc. Depressive episodes are similat to unipolar depression. ...Read more

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What are some common PMS symptoms?

What are some common PMS symptoms?

PMS Sx's may include: fluid retention wi abdominal bloating & weight gain, breast enlargement & tenderness, muscle cramps or joint pain (especially abdominal, back or thigh pain), nausea (sometimes vomiting), constipation or loose bowel movements, ^'ed acne, feeling tired, insomnia, mood swings, irritability, depressed mood, crying spells, poor concentration, carbohydrate craving, changes in appetite & anxiety. ...Read more

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What conditions are very similar to arthritis?

What conditions are very similar to arthritis?

Huh??????: I am a rheumatologist and I have no idea what you mean. Numerous condition have arthritic symptoms as part of the clinical picture. ...Read more

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What are stroke like symptoms?

What are stroke like symptoms?

Weakness, numbness..: Stroke like symptoms vary but the general ones that trigger medical evaluation are one sided weakness, numbness, trouble speaking, a facial droop, trouble with walking, vision problems. The reason that the symptoms may vary is that they are dependent on the location of the stroke. Medical attention should be sought rapidly as the stroke may be treated with medications early. ...Read more

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So, what else are like the symptoms of bipolar disorder?

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So, what else are like the symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Bipolar: Organic mood disorders, cyclothymic do, substance induced mood disorders, schizoaffective do, some personality disorders, adolescent depression & borderline personality. ...Read more

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What is bacteriophage and what medical conditions are they related to?

What is bacteriophage and what medical conditions are they related to?

Viruses kill bacteri: Bacteriophages are viruses that kill bacteria and they can be used to destry the bacteria which cases disease, espacially multiple drug resistant bacteria these are not related to any medical condition and research is still going on, how it can be used to cure bacterial infection.T4 bacteriophage can destroy e coli bacteria these therapy is used in republic of georgia , not used in west yet. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of pms?

PMS Sxs: I agree with dr. Thanapathy. Pms symptoms can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, bloating, cramps, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting and palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems with acne or hives. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of pms?

What are symptoms of pms?

PMS symptoms: Pms includes both physical and emotional symptoms in the 1-2 weeks before your menstrual period, and which go away when bleeding starts. These include: swollen, tender breasts; feeling tired; sleeping poorly; upset stomach; bloating; constipation/diarrhea; trouble w/concentration; headache or backaches; joint aches & pains; tension & irritability; depression; mood swings; crying spells, etc. ...Read more

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What autoimmune diseases affect women, and what are warning symptoms?

What autoimmune diseases affect women, and what are warning symptoms?

Several.: While men get these diseases as well, all of the following are 6-15x more common in females, and are autimmune: 1. Ra, 2. Sle, 3. Scleroderma, 4. Mctd, 5. Polymyositis, 6. Sjogren's. All can be related to the presecne of estorgen, which is why they are uncommon in females before puberty. However, men with klinefelter's syndrome, who are xxy, have very high levels of estrogen and these diseases. ...Read more

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What conditions are present as fibromyalgia?

What conditions are present as fibromyalgia?

Three: The basic symptoms are non-restorative sleep, severe daytime fatigue, and heightened sensitivity to pain. The sensitivity means that light touch such as fingertip pressure, wearing a bra, wearing a belt are perceived as painful. The tender point exam was meant to be used as a research tool and does not definitively diagnose the condition. ...Read more

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What conditions are similar to MS and mimic its symptoms?

What conditions are similar to MS and mimic its symptoms?

Various....: Lyme disease. Susac syndrome. Post-encephalitis settings. Certain disorders of coagulation (especially those causing venous problems). That's a short list to get your research started. ...Read more