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16 1 Thu, 23 Apr 2015
a child of 5 years old, has undergo MRI ,and the results show that ,there is a prominant temporal of the Rt lateral ventricles of the brain ,and atrophy of the Rt hippocampus with diltation of the temporal horn and mesial temporal scierosis, can you plz explain to me what does the child suffers...
9 0 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
I am an 18 year old male with a history of OCD and non-allergic rhinitis in addition to the disorder I describe. In late January as part of an effort to find the cause of my implacable lethargy and nudged in this direction by recurrent episodes of greying out that were becoming more frequent, I...
14 1 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
For the past couple of month s I have been weak, vomiting , feeling off in general. Past month have been getting pains in chest area. Been to hospital they said I was fine. Pain is getting more frequent. Don t know what to do. No insurance so can t get no help. Should I go back to ER
17 1 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
During the last week, I have been monitoring my blood pressure at home, in preparation for spending a few months in the southern States as a Snowbird. I want to fill out my medical insurance questionaire, but noticed there is quite a fluctuation in my BP readings. I am not on any medication. My...
11 1 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
I have been having episodes over the last three days of sharp, shooting pain near my left breast that radiates around that breast and over to the other side of sternum. It has since become more of a pressure or heaviness type of discomfort. I had an EKG done and it showed Normal sinus rhythm with...
13 1 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
Hi, I have Kidney disease and am being treated for hypertension as a result. Every so often my pressure drops crazy low and was hospitalized last time. My family doctor came in next day and discharged me with a follow up appointment. When I went to0 see him, he told me there was nothing he could...
10 1 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
sometimes my heart feels as if it skips a beat then beats really hard. this is uncomfortable. also I m always out of breath. I m 14 and not out of shape but if I stand for too long I loose breath, if i sit for around twenty minuets then stand I have no breath when I stand and my heart starts...
8 1 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
I had my cbc and urinalysis done. The results are within normal limits except for the ff: Cbc- result Lymphocytes 0.45 (0.25 - 0.40) Urinalysis- epithelial cells - many I am having lower back pain for 3 weeks and i easily get bruises.My bp is 80/70. Is it something i dont have to worry about?
19 1 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
I am now 66 and since the age of 22 I have had periods of becoming aware of a missed beat sensation. It feels like there is a hiatus - as though my heart has stopped for a moment followed by a stronger than normal beat. If I feel my pulse there is indeed a gap in the rhythm of my heart which...
30 1 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
I have been taking Cardizem CD 120mg for 4-5 years for frequent PVC s. I do not have angina, no history of MI, no structural abnormalities, normal Echo, normal EKG other than the PVC s. I do have HTN that is well controlled with Fosinopril 20mg qd. I would like to try to discontinue the Cardizem....
31 1 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
For the last couple of days I ve had my heart start jumping or trembling after doing something very simple like bending over, I came in took my bp it was higher than normally I laid down and in a few minutes it was back to normal, should I be concerned?
15 1 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
does recent constant pain in my right arm from my elbow thru my shoulder up into my neck on the right side have anything to do with a possible stroke indication. I m waiting for a cateroid clean out in three weeks, I m 85 % blocked on the right side, 40% on the left side. It is the weekend and I...
24 1 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
I went for a run about 7ks felt good. Then drove to chemist to get script while I was there I tested my blood pressure it read 140/91. I little concern when I got home I checked it again on the same arm same reading, than checked on other arm 127/75, than other arm 127/75 is first reading ok.?...
47 1 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
i am itching now, I am on 20 meq potassium for 14 days also I am ra heart monitor for a month, because I am a new patient for a heart doctor, I have not had a heart attack, I have been passing out, but I been told that the medicine made me pass out
20 1 Wed, 22 Apr 2015
I went to the Dr. on Saturday for a sore throat which was strep. my blood pressure was 140 over 106. I had not taken my bp meds in a few months and thought I felt fine. my bottom number has never been this high. A few days before the drs visit i did have a tooth pulled by a dentist. I didnt know...
20 1 Tue, 21 Apr 2015
I have had approx 3 spells in the last week where I either blacked out or came close to blacking out. I also have noticed that my blood pressure in my left arm is running extremely lower verses the right arm. I am also having headaches and some nausea.
17 1 Tue, 21 Apr 2015
40 1 Tue, 21 Apr 2015
Good Morning, I have been seeing my GP each month for the past 3 months, because my blood pressure was 190/110...he told me to purchase a monitor, & has increased my medication. My reading has now dropped to 136/80 (which I know is good....my pulse is 80, so I am wondering what a perfect PULSE...
29 1 Tue, 21 Apr 2015
my mother is 93 and always had high blood pressure. She had a fall a few months ago but recovered with her pressure high. She was on different medications. then she was put on Paxil for then her pressure went down and we had to give her oxygen. Her head started to slant and her body became very...
51 1 Tue, 21 Apr 2015
I felt pain on my left chest all of a sudden. It came and go for 10-15 seconds, then I farted 2 or 3 times and went away. I have had some chest pain before followed by farting and went away too, but this pain I just had is like a thorn sticking off and on. What is it?
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