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How long does trich have to have been in. Your body before you see symptoms?

How long does trich have to have been in. Your body before you see symptoms?

No symptoms: Trichimonas is a sexually transmitted disease. A large percentage of patients do not have any symptoms. It is important that you and your sexual partners receive proper treatment. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I find out why can people see better during an out of body/ near death experiance?

How do I find out why can people see better during an out of body/ near death experiance?

An unknown: I've heard tales of people coming back and accurately reporting things they could not possibly have observed naturally. I trust the colleagues who've reported series that support the "survival hypothesis" -- that there's something supernatural about us. Remember that extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. This is presently outside what we know of biology & natural science. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is actually going on in your body when you "see stars"?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is actually going on in your body when you "see stars"?

Retinal signals: The retina only has nerves for vision. When it is stimulated for instance by the eye being struck, the retina is stimulated and "thinks" it is seeing light. That is the perception of stars in that circumstance. Other stimuli can also do this but the only response from the retina possible is light. ...Read more

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I really don't like sex, I really don't like to see girls body, I just feel disgusting when I see naked body,?

Don't rush it: Different people react to different sexual stimuli and situations very differently. I don't know your gender, or what your sexual orientation are, or whether you feel uncomfortable with your own body as well as those of others. You can talk with a counselor your physician can recommend. What I hope is that you'll seek to make friends and eventually fall in love. Anybody can become beautiful. ...Read more

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If someone has MPD can you see the changes in their face and body as their changing personalities. This is my 54 yo niece what do.

If someone has MPD can you see the changes in their face and body as their changing personalities. This is my 54 yo niece what do.

The face can tell.: Now known as Dissociative Identity Disorder, is identity fragmentation rather than separate personalities. Certain circumstances or stressors can cause a particular “personality” to emerge. Frequently linked to a severe childhood trauma. Psychotherapy works best, to try to “unite" the different personalities. No meds to treat this disorder. Anti-anxiety drugs may help control the mental symptoms. ...Read more

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I've seen endo and cardio. Episodes last 1h, then I return to normal, q 2-4w. What part of my body is the source of the problem? See my symptoms list

I've seen endo and cardio. Episodes last 1h, then I return to normal, q 2-4w. What part of my body is the source of the problem? See my symptoms list

LoSugr, LoBP, Seizure: In the absence of better history and exam, the following possibilities come to mind. Episodes of low blood sugar especially in a diabetic, episodes of low blood pressure or seizures which uncommonly last this long (1 hour). ...Read more

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How does qcarbo16 work, I see people using it to pass drug test, well that's not why I brought it, I need to cleanse my body, how does it work, thanks?

How does qcarbo16 work, I see people using it to pass drug test, well that's not why I brought it, I need to cleanse my body, how does it work, thanks?

It doesn't work: Herbal detox preparations will not help you pass a drug test, nor will they cleanse your body of imaginary (or real) "toxins." Eat healthy, exercise and don't use drugs. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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My mom's left side of her body is weaker/who should she see?

Family Doc: Your family doctor may be able to handle this. If not, they will be able to refer you to the most appropriate specialist depending on what they find during their history and physical. Options include neuro and ortho, but start with your family doctor. ...Read more

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Can a person have body dysmorphic disorder and see things that are not there?

Can a person have body dysmorphic disorder and see things that are not there?

Maybe, but specific: Not sure I understand the question. People with bdd definitely see parts of themselves in a distorted fashion that does not gibe with what others perceive. However, they do not hallucinate, that is hear voices or see ojects that others can't see. ...Read more

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How quickly do you start to see physical changes to your body if you are pregnant?

After 4-5 months: By 6 months, pregnancy will show as an enlarging abdomen. So it is not difficult to see the physical changes after this time. ...Read more

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My ESR is 48, and body feels like it swells up in the mornings. Which specialists may be good to see?

My ESR is 48, and body feels like it swells up in the mornings. Which specialists may be good to see?

Start with an: Internal medicine specialist. It is important to have a primary care provider examine you and determine if and what type of sub-specialist may need to be consulted. ...Read more

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Do you know how people with body dysmorphic disorder see something that is not accurate in the mirror?

Most if not all: Most people with body dysmorphic disorder to see a distorted view of themselves in the mirror. Sometimes this can border on being psychotic. There are probably some who do not have a visual distortion of themselves in the mirror but maintain a mental self-image distortion. I cannot find any literature that addresses the exact percentages however. ...Read more

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I m. See. Brusing on. My body but m not get any. Injurery. There is normal. Or. Lukemia symtoms?

I m. See. Brusing on. My body but m not get any. Injurery. There is normal. Or. Lukemia symtoms?

Need Evaluation: Bruising may be a sign of an underlying problem, especially if not caused by trauma.
Usually suggests that there is a problem in blood clotting system. May mean not enough platelets, or that your platelets aren't functioning, or that there is some other problem with your blood clotting. Leukemia is one possible explanation for this but could be meds, drugs, alcohol, liver problems. Need blood test. ...Read more

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Why do I see so many diff versions of myself in the mirror a day? Like 10. I look diff each time. BODY DYSMORPHIA?

Why do I see so many diff versions of myself in the mirror a day? Like 10. I look diff each time. BODY DYSMORPHIA?

Body dysmorphia: We don't know enough about you to offer you a diagnosis. I strongly recommend you consult a mental health professional. ...Read more

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I've been wanting to see a psychiatrist, but I can never put how I'm feeling in words or I just get to nervous. Any advice?

I've been wanting to see a psychiatrist, but I can never put how I'm feeling in words or I just get to nervous. Any advice?

A psychiatrist: Will ask you questions which should help out. You can also write down important things before hand it you are worried that you will forget. Take care. ...Read more

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I don't see how cancer can just grow and grow without the body being aware. Is there a more detailed explanation as to how cancer works?

I don't see how cancer can just grow and grow without the body being aware. Is there a more detailed explanation as to how cancer works?

Sub optimal antigen: Cancer recognized as a foreign cell like bacteria or virus. Each of latter has optimal expression of antigen so that the latter easily recognized by host immune system. In tumors, level of antigen expression is so low that the host can not recognize the cell. The immunogens now known to be oncofetal proteins with about 500 ugms needed for
recognition whereas approx. 25ugm. Present. ...Read more

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Why do drs take a wait and see approach when you found a lump on your body my dr felt and said seems like ok come bk in 2 months why not take out?

Many different ways: There are many different ways of practicing medicine. And in most cases, there is more than one "right" way to treat a particular problem. Not knowing the specifics for your lump (how it feels, movable vs. Immovable, how long its been present, fluctuance, location, etc.) it is difficult to guess the reason for one's particular approach. Discuss this with your doctor, or get a 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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Is bdd always about focusing attention to a specific unwanted detail, or about the person's perspective of their body? Do they see what others see?

Is bdd always about focusing attention to a specific unwanted detail, or about the person's perspective of their body? Do they see what others see?

Perceived abnormal: Body dystrophic disorder; person perceives and focuses on body parts faults which are minute enough that others don't or can't detect, or the faults are percieved without its existence. Obsessions about it become time consuming and interferes in daily functioning. ...Read more

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Why does all of my body constantly need to be stretched, I constantly feel like my body needs to rest and I suffer from hyperhydrosis? Who can I see?

Why does all of my body constantly need to be stretched, I constantly feel like my body needs to rest and I suffer from hyperhydrosis? Who can I see?

Primary care clinic: You should get a physical exam and some blood tests to be sure you don't have anything serious, or to find out and treat it if you do! Stay off any strange diets or bodybuilding supplements until you do this. Drink plenty of fluids, but be sure that they have some electrolytes, like soups or gatorade. ...Read more

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The other day I was just standing in and suddenly my entire body involuntarily shook and twitched and I couldn't see. I grabbed a table. What happened?

The other day I was just standing in and suddenly my entire body involuntarily shook and twitched and I couldn't see. I grabbed a table. What happened?

Seizue: You could have had a seizure however usually the type of seizure you described invoices complete loss of consciousness you could have had a partial seizure and felt although your entire body was shaking but it wasn't I would see my primary doctor for a check up. ...Read more

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When I lay down and watch tv or use my ipod for a while, I start to see the words double like if I had diplopia. Vertically, I see 2 of the same words?

When I lay down and watch tv or use my ipod for a while, I start to see the words double like if I had diplopia. Vertically, I see 2 of the same words?

Double vision: Some people confuse double vision and blurred vision. Double vision is seeing two distinct, separate images of the same thing. Most double vision is due to misalignment of the eyes. Double vision with fatigue is common in people who have a tendency for misalignment - called a phoria. If it occurs frequent, a correction in glasses called prism can done to reduce or eliminate it. ...Read more