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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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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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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