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What sickness is going around ?

What sickness is going around ?

Always something : There is almost always some contagious disease going around. Much depends on the season and the region of the country you live in. Some studies have shown that the average adult gets 12-18 viral infections per year, and the average child getting 18-24 per year. Most of these infections occur in or around the winter season. See your doctor if you don't improve or notice worsening. ...Read more

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What is the symthoms to the cold that is going around right now?

What is the symthoms to the cold that is going around right now?

Cough/cold 2012: The symptoms of the 2012 upper respiratory infection going around include nasal and sinus congestion and discharge, sore throat, cought. The viruses this year are very tough, causing symptoms more than 3-4 weeks of symptoms. You probably don't require antibiotics, as your body can usually heal it with lengthy of sleep, water, rest. See your doctor if you start having any severe symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I am feeling like there is something in my. Lady parts what is going on?

What to do if I am feeling like there is something in my. Lady parts what is going on?

"Lady part" examiner: You need to go see a local 'lady part" examiner, also known as a GYN MD there in Houston/Katy who can determine what if anything is "in there" and determine what course of Rx is needed. ...Read more

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What is this moving feeling after boating?

What is this moving feeling after boating?

Mixed signals: Mixed signals between your eyes and your vestibular (balancing system) can cause seasickness while on a boat. When you disembark, the same mixed signals cause a temporary swaying feeling when first on land. If nausea occurs, it is called land sickness. Most cases are short-lived. ...Read more

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What is it like having morning sickness?

What is it like having morning sickness?

Nausea: Morning sickness happens for many women in the first trimester of pregnancy. It is nausea sometimes vomiting. It can be triggered by smells, by being hungry, being in a car for instance. It can be helped by small frequent meals, avoiding fatty foods, eating carbs, taking ginger, wearing sea bands (also used for motion sickness). It can happen any time of the day. Some women need meds to treat it. ...Read more

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While going to bed my head seems revolving around why is this happenning &what is cure for this please let me know.

While  going to bed my head seems revolving around  why  is this happenning &what is cure for this please let me know.

Vertigo: I assume you are referring to spinning. It could be an internal ear or other vestibular problem. A variety of conditions can cause this. The change in position and closing of eyes induces this. Get a medical evauation, possible and ear nose and throat specialty consult. ...Read more

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What is morning sickness during pregnancy usually from, what foods?

What is morning sickness during pregnancy usually from, what foods?

IT is not from foods: It is from your preg hormones, some foods can make it worse call your OB to get relief. ...Read more

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Is there a stomach flu going around?

Is there a stomach flu going around?

Possibly: Depends on where you live? As we are at the start of the school year gastroenteritis cases definitely start to increase. ...Read more

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Swelling of my vagina, what is going on?!

Swelling of my vagina, what is going on?!

More info needed: what have you done? what have you used? what have you come in contact with? ...Read more

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I know what ludwings angina is but i wanna know what swells up what happens first the difficulty breathing or the swelling? What are the first sumptom

I know what ludwings angina is but i wanna know what swells up what happens first the difficulty breathing or the swelling? What are the first sumptom

You know: The floor of the tongue and the back of the throat gets swollen, so it obstructs the flow or air causing sob and drooling when there is difficulty swallowing. Or secretions or anything swallowed can be aspirated. Hmn, just think of the tissues and organs involved. ...Read more

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Is sleep talking a sickness and what brings about it?

Is sleep talking a sickness and what brings about it?

Sleep entry disorder: Sleep walking/talking is often seen in those with poor sleep habits and or sleep deficits. Making changes in the sleep routine and adding as little as a half hour of sleep/night can sometimes eliminate this pattern. ...Read more

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The norovirus is going through my house... is it normal to be worried about getting it? last time it made me so sick. what can I do to prevent it?

The norovirus is going through my house... is it normal to be worried about getting it? last time it made me so sick. what can I do to prevent it?

Norovirus: Of course it is normal to be worried about catching norovirus. You can reduce anxiety about it by standard methods of prevention, e.g. proper disinfection, hand washing after contact with those with symptoms, etc. Also, you might not get it or only mildly. Since you apparently had it recently, you may be partly immune. Those with recent norovirus are less susceptible or often have milder symptoms. ...Read more

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What is sleeping sickness?

What is sleeping sickness?

Many diseases: Sleeping sickness is a non-specific term that refers to several infectious diseases incuding african trypanosomiasis, eastern equine encephalitis virus, encephalitis lethargica, and many others. ...Read more

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What is the best thing for morning sickness when pregnant?

What is the best thing for morning sickness when pregnant?

Ginger/reglan/phener: Ginger snacks, metoclopramide, promethazine, vitamin b complex, and ondansetron have al varying success on an individual basis but their combination works for most women. Zofran causes severe constipation, so avoid if possible (not to mention very expensive). All are safe for use in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Sir I am sleeping time is big sound coming what is the solution?

Sir I am sleeping time is big sound coming what is the solution?

Not sure of question: I think the question is what to do about snoring (big sound during sleep)? Among other causes, snoring may be associated with sleep apnea, which occurs when one's tongue blocks the air passage during sleep. This is often seen in people who are overweight. Wgt loss might help, but mainly one needs to see doc for exam and possible referral to sleep med doc. For a proper diagnosis to be made. ...Read more

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Headache that's moving around the head. What is this?

Headache that's moving around the head. What is this?

Likely migraines: Migraine headaches are frequently localized and often change location with each subsequent attack. ...Read more

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Left foot is going numb and is staying that way. What could this be?

Left foot is going numb and is staying that way. What could this be?

Few things: Back issues are one thing that this could be. But, there are a few causes that it could be. You should see a doctor soon and let them check it. ...Read more

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What is wrong when there is pain when i wake up in the middle of my 2 lungs thanks?

What is wrong when there is pain when i wake up in the middle of my 2 lungs thanks?

It depends on other: Pain in the chest can have many causes depending on other associated symptoms. Any type of acute bronchitis( such as following a head cold) is the commonest cause. But if it is recent onset, you should seek medical examination from your md. Chest pain can also be caused by heart conditions, so do not ignore if it is persistent or if it is getting worse over the next 1-2 weeks. ...Read more