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What are the possible underlying medical problems that can cause dementia-like symptoms? for middle aged women.

What are the possible underlying medical problems that can cause dementia-like symptoms? for middle aged women.

Dementia symptoms: Require exam by your doctor. One possibility is a circulatory cause but here are more likely other causes. Consider using coconut oil. See a nutritionally oriented practitioner for dose. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What medical problems would cause simeone to gain15 pounds in one month when they aren't overeating. 47 year old female?

What medical problems would cause simeone to gain15 pounds in one month when they aren't overeating. 47 year old female?

Lot of weight: 15 pounds is a lot of weight to gain in one month, and you need to check this out with your own physician. Bloating and swelling due to buildup of fluid in the tissues, such as from heart or kidney failure, certain medications like steroids, and hormonal conditions like cushing's, polycystic ovaries, and hypothyroidism can all cause rapid weight gain like this. Take care. ...Read more

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What medical problem does dark gray discharge in an elderly woman indicate?

What medical problem does dark gray discharge in an elderly woman indicate?

Bacteria: I assume you are referring to vaginal discharge. If the woman is not sexually active, it is most likely bacterial vaginosis. Caused by changes in the acidity of the vagina and possibly bacteria introduced by aging changes poor hygiene, incontinence etc. If there is blood in the discharge it may look grayish as well. Either way, this should be checked by a medical practitioner. ...Read more

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I am a 49 yr old female who hasnt been to doctor in over 18 months. What type dr should I see now & what tests/exams.... I have had no previous medical problems. Had annual well woman visits but feel i need to start taking better care of myself.

I am a 49 yr old female who hasnt been to doctor in over 18 months. What type dr should I see now & what tests/exams.... I have had no previous medical problems. Had annual well woman visits but feel i need to start taking better care of myself.

You : You should see an internal medicine doctor or a family practitioner yearly for a physical and any screening tests recommended for your age group and your specific health and family history. You should also see a gynecologist regularly for an exam and pap smear. They may need to do this every 1, 2 or 3 years depending on your health and family history. Below i've attached a helpful website on the recommended screening exams for women. ...Read more

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Lots of hair falling off my head. Noother medical problems. Female. Lady.

Lots of hair falling off my head. Noother medical problems. Female. Lady.

Med evaluation: There can be many possible reasons for hair loss. The treatment depends on what the cause is. Encourage you to see your dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are possible causes and remedies for early morning headache and nausea once or twice a week in a 60 year old woman with no major medical problems?

What are possible causes and remedies for early morning headache and nausea once or twice a week in a 60 year old woman with no major medical problems?

Need check up: There are many possible causes for your symptoms, but you must get a full evaluation by your doctor to rule out some of the more serious conditions. Please don't ignore this. Also, you should have a carbon monoxide detector in your home. ...Read more

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pin pickling pain with rigidity to stomach with sob..what can it be? I'm healthy without any medical problems 42 yr old female.

 pin pickling pain with rigidity to stomach with sob..what can it be? I'm healthy without any medical problems 42 yr old female.

Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain could be anything from constipation, muscle pain to something more severe like appendicitis or colitis. A good history and physical is needed. Seein your doctor or scheduling a virtual consult could be helpful. ...Read more

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I have had a located ache in my back next to my right shoulder blade, like a slight pressure. No medical problems in my history, female, 52.

I have had a located ache in my back next to my right shoulder blade, like a slight pressure. No medical problems in my history, female, 52.

Scapular bursitis: Commonly, shoulder blade pain can be from the neck or bursitis around the blade. Ribcage/chest pain can be from rib joints. Sometimes, trigger point steroid injection of the shoulder balde bursitis can be helpful along with physical therapy, and medications such as muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatories. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm a 46 year old female who has multiple medical problems gerd, refractory asthma, elevate ast, enlarged liv?

What to do if i'm a 46 year old female who has multiple medical problems gerd, refractory asthma, elevate ast, enlarged liv?

Primary care doctor: You need a relationship with a competent, patient, understanding primary care physician who is willing to work with you and explain things to you. Insist on full explanations, including why the ALT is up (the really bad things are ruled out, right?) The key to recovering your health may be as much about increasing your level of aerobic fitness as in finding the right medications. ...Read more

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I am a relatively healthy, thin, 22 yr old female, with no prior medical problems but have a DVT. Can smoking weed cause this?

I am a relatively healthy, thin, 22 yr old female, with no prior medical problems but have a DVT. Can smoking weed cause this?

Unlikely: But a sedentary lifestyle, obesity, sitting at a stationary position for a long time (as in a long plane ride) are all risk factors for DVT. ...Read more

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24 year old female no medical problems have had drenching night sweats 6 months elevated ESR and eosinophils most lab work normal. Joints pop a lot?

24 year old female no medical problems have had drenching night sweats 6 months elevated ESR and eosinophils most lab work normal. Joints pop a lot?

Hard to say: This is a complicated problem. Do you actually have a fever or just night sweats? How elevated is your esr? Is CRP elevated as well? Do you have signs of allergy? Is it possible you have a parasitic infection? Do you have any unusual exposure or travel history. I assume that your exam is normal. Your joint popping is of no consequence and is not related. ...Read more

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Is there a physician specialty re oral medical problems I am a 69 yr old female in july 2011 my mouth developed soreness inside in front of my lower teeth and felt like coating or a thickening of the mucous lining and the corners on the outside sever

Is there a physician specialty re oral medical problems I am a 69 yr old  female   in july 2011 my mouth developed soreness inside in front of my lower teeth  and felt like coating or a thickening of the mucous lining  and the corners on the outside sever

Yes. : Yes. The specialty is oral medicine. Their website is http://www.Aaom.Com/. You can search their database for specialists in your area. Are you near any dental schools or major hospitals? They would be most likely to have someone able to help you. ...Read more

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What medical problems result from wildfires?

What medical problems result from wildfires?

Fires: Smoke and heat from fires can put people at risk, as well as impulsive behaviors spiked by fear. ...Read more

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If someone has leuchorrreal problem what should that woman do ??

If someone has leuchorrreal problem what should that woman do ??

Depends on cause: Leukorrhea (aka leucorrhoea) is a whitish to yellowish vaginal discharge. It may be "physiologic," meaning a response to normal, cyclic changes in female hormones. However, it can also come from infection in the vagina, cervix or even the ovaries & tubes. Only a physical exam can tell you for sure. If you notice a bad odor, itching, pain or deeply colored discharge, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is infertility just women's problem?

Is infertility just women's problem?

Women and men both: In couples trying to conceive there is a sperm issue about 40-50% of the time, ranging from mild to severe sperm problems. Semen analysis is an important part of infertility testing. Sometimes the sperm issue is the only problem we find when we test both partners, often there are male and female factors together. Even if the man's sperm is 'normal' it helps a lot if the male partner is supportive! ...Read more

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When is bradycardia a health problem for a woman in her 20's?

When is bradycardia a health problem for a woman in her 20's?

When symptomatic: Generally when it causes symptoms such as shortness of breath, unusual fatigue, chest pain, decreased exercise tolerance, passing out or near passing out spells. ...Read more