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What symptoms does someone with early onset of puberty have?

What symptoms does someone with early onset of puberty have?

Premature changes: Depending on cause of early true puberty and gender, child can have various signs/symptoms. Usually seen in girls, 90% have central precocious puberty which means premature activation of puberty triggers in the brain. The girl usually has premature breasts (age of normal onset depends on ethnicity). She can have spurt in growth rate and advanced bone age. Also appearance of pubic hair, odor, etc. ...Read more

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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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What r symptoms of early perimemenopause and what age does this occur?

What r symptoms of early perimemenopause and what age does this occur?

Perimenopause: Premenopause or perimenopause usually occurs between ages 45 to 55. Your menstrual periods can be lighter or heavier. Your menses might last longer or fewer days than what has been normal for you. It may not come regularly either. Dizziness can be a symptom as well as hot flashes, problems sleeping, fatigue, irritability, depressed mood, thinner or more dry vagina and poorer memory. ...Read more

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What does an early onset of schizophrenia feel like?

What does an early onset of schizophrenia feel like?

Prodrome: Prodromal symptoms of schizophrenia may include social withdrawal, loss of interest in activities, spending time alone-doing very little, lack of communication, digressive speech, early disorganization of thoughts & unusual perceptual experiences. During the prodromal phase - the person often knows that something is wrong and can become depressed as a result. ...Read more

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I'm having some symptoms of colon cancer. How far has it progressed when you start having symptoms? Does it vary?

I'm having some symptoms of colon cancer.  How far has it progressed when you start having symptoms? Does it vary?

May be none: There can be no symptoms at all all the way to bleeding, blockage, perforation, unwanted or unexplained weight loss. Symptoms may not be specific for colon ca. See your doc. You rsported a clean ct scan-that's good. What about the colonoscopy results? That's how the diagnosis would get made-biopsy of a tissue sample. ...Read more

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What is the youngest age that schizophrenia symptoms can manifest? Like can a 3 year old show symptoms?

At any time: Schizophrenia can develop at any time in life. It occurs most common in late adolescence and early adulthood. It is rare to have a young child diagnosed with schizophrenia, but it can happen. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the early signs and symptom of HIV in a female?

Can you tell me the early signs and symptom of HIV in a female?

Acute retroviral sx: The most common symptoms of acute retroviral infection is no signs/symptoms. The acute syndrome is no different in males or females ; may present as a mononucleosis like illness. Fever (38-40c), fatigue, ; myalgias; sore throat w/ or w/o swollen tonsils; generalized red body rash; non-tender swelling of lymph nodes in armpits ; front /back of the neck. It takes an alert physician to diagnose! ...Read more

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What symptoms does someone with childhood brain tumors have?

What symptoms does someone with childhood brain tumors have?

Variable: It depends on where in the brain it is. Early morning vomiting could be one. Depending on the area it is and the function or surrounding structures of the area will determine the symptoms. The brain in divided into different areas and the symptoms will relate to it. ...Read more

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What issues can occur with someone with stage 4 breast cancer with mets to the brain and now bilateral pneumonia? What are signs of it worsening?

What issues can occur with someone with stage 4 breast cancer with mets to the brain and now bilateral pneumonia?  What are signs of it worsening?

Decompensation: The symptoms of brain metastases vary depending upon the location of these lesions. When there are pulmonary changes, you must be ceratin they are not due to cancer in the lungs. Pneumonia may respond to a course on antibiotics while lung metastases will not. ...Read more

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When you have early stages of ovarian cancer you first experience blood and after other symptoms?

When you have early stages of ovarian cancer you first experience blood and after other symptoms?

Clarify: In the early stages of ovarian cancer, you experience nothing, except for the unusual case in which an ovarian tumor (usually a benign one) causes the uterus to bleed. Only later do the symptoms appear, resulting from a pelvic mass compressing nearby organs, etc. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me first noticeable signs and symptoms of dementia?

Can you please tell me first noticeable signs and symptoms of dementia?

Cognitive abili loss: Dementia is not merely a problem of memory. It reduces the ability to learn, reason, retain or recall past experience and there is also loss of patterns of thoughts, feelings and activities. Additional mental and behavioral problems often affect people who have dementia, and may influence quality of life, caregivers, and the need for institutionalization. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of somebody starting to get guillain-barre syndrome?

What are the early symptoms of somebody starting to get guillain-barre syndrome?

Paresthesias/weak: Guillain-barre can progress very fast but usually starts with strange sensations in the extremities and then weakness that also starts from the extremities, gets more severe affecting trunk. It is critical to get medical attention before the weakness progresses to the diaphragm/muscles of breathing. Rarely (about 5-10%) of the time, these muscles are affected first/early - variant gb. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are early symptoms of cancer onset?

Could you tell me what are early symptoms of cancer onset?

Depends...none?: That is tough to answer. Symptoms of any cancer depend on the kind, aggressiveness, and location. Sadly, very few (if any) cancers will give you an early warning so it is important to stay up to date on age and risk-specific screening tests and to live a healthy lifestyle. About 2/3 of cancer deaths could be theoretically preventable if we lived healthy lives and did not smoke. ...Read more

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I would just like some advice for someone showing early signs of cancer related cachexia please. ?

I would just like some advice for someone showing early signs of cancer related cachexia please. ?

Cachexia: occurs in many conditions and is common with many cancers. The general physical wasting and malnutrition usually associated with chronic disease. A new drug, anamorelin, improves appetite and body mass in patients with cancer. The drug is not available in the US and more research is needed. ...Read more

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I was curious if anyone knows some of the symptoms or signs of kidney failure?

I was curious if anyone knows some of the symptoms or signs of kidney failure?

Vague: Kidney failure is notorious for causing very vague nebulous symptoms sometimes like, fatigue, insomnia, nausea, decreased appetite, metallic taste in the mouth, etc. Unless someone looks at the blood test results, it might be hard to pin these non-specific symptoms on to kidney failure. I have a more comprehensive list on my blog at http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-. ...Read more

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What does it mean when an old adult experiences sundowning, but has no other signs of alzheimer's?

What does it mean when an old adult experiences sundowning, but has no other signs of alzheimer's?

See below: Sundowning is not a normal feature of aging, and can be associated with medication rxtns, sleep disorders, nutritional deficiencies, as well as associations with alzheimer's and other dementias. Need to get this assessed and handled, as could worsen fairly rapidly. ...Read more

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With multiple sclerosis, what symptoms do you experience early on before being diagnosed?

With multiple sclerosis, what symptoms do you experience early on before being diagnosed?

See below: Typical presentation may be abrupt loss of vision in one eye, but might see weakness in legs, loss of balance and/or coordination, issues with numbness, fatigue, double vision, bowel or bladder problems, or even cognitive challenges. ...Read more

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How does a dr diagnose asbergers syndrome when the person is in denial of symptoms. Symptoms obvious to close friend. ?

How does a dr diagnose asbergers syndrome when the person is in denial of symptoms. Symptoms obvious to close friend. ?

Forgive my frankness: What's accomplished by taking a teen or grownup to the doctor to get diagnosed with asperger's? It has many pluses and many minuses. There's no magic cure beyond getting educated on social skills and reading other people. If he wants it, fine, no need even to diagnose. If he doesn't, it's his business. It's seldom wise to try to change people even when you love them. But i'm glad you do care. ...Read more

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Are there any theories of what can cause Borderline Personality disorder ? When symptoms start showing at a young age

Are there any theories of what can cause Borderline Personality disorder ? When symptoms start showing at a young age

Yes, & they are very: complex. Research is finding genetic factors that influence biological vulnerability to BPD triggered by chronic stress & parental inability to recognize & respond to the child's distress. > 8,000 genetic disorders are associated with BPD.Deficits in specific brain functions on neuropsychological tests & abnormalities in specific areas of the brain on MRI's are found in people with BPD. ...Read more

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If I talk to myself is that a sign of early onset schizophrenia?

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If I talk to myself is that a sign of early onset schizophrenia?

Talk to self: That is normal, unless u have other psychotic symptoms such as parables or hallucinations or you behave oddly in social cituations and avoid everything and everyone for fear of hidden motives. ...Read more

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Puberty (Definition)

Puberty is the normal condition in which a humans physically change from child to a teenage pre-adult who is able to reproduce (become fertile, able to have children). Pubertal development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). Adolescence is time when puberty occurs, and includes ...Read more