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I've been having a hard time with food this past week from

I've been having a hard time with food this past week from anxiety from a bad case of food poisoning last month to feeling nauseous just putting food in my mouth and now I feel queasy at the thought of eating food as well as the smell of stronger foods. I feel like my stomach is full of air even though I've been avoiding the usual causes of gas (straws, eating too quickly, etc.). Last evening I drive heaved a few times but nothing came up, including stomach acid. I assume most of what I'm feeling is due to fatigue (from a 16 hour flight from seoul to Atlanta and only getting 4 hours of sleep) and anxiety but I'd rather be safe than sorry.

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My 2 year old has started waking frequently and cries and

My 2 year old has started waking frequently and cries and seems scared when he does. Should I be concerned? What could it be and what can I do? Thanks!

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11 year old son feels like he has to yawn constantly and at

11 year old son feels like he has to yawn constantly and at bed time feels like he can't get enough of a breath and has to take deep breaths.

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My 12 yo daughter has a wbc count of 4.0, has fatigue, and

My 12 yo daughter has a wbc count of 4.0, has fatigue, and isn't gaining a lot of weight. Could she have leukemia? Wbc differentials, platelets, and rbc are normal.JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: We saw her doctor today, but he hasn't seen results yet. He only worked 1/2 day today.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: She is healthy, but she had weight loss 2 years ago after a stomach virus. Her globulin is a little low at 2.4JA: How long has this been bothering you? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?Customer: We brought her to the doctor due to her weight not really increasing, decreased appetite, and fatigue. She does not have any pain. They did an xray and found moderate amount of stool in colon so think constipation may be causing decreased appetite. I am just wondering about wbc count of 4.0. Normal wbc count starts at 4.5 for her age.

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What is wrong with my brain? I have been having some really

What is wrong with my brain? I have been having some really weird symtoms lately (I'm 16 years old). I get twitches in my feet or fingers. In one particular class at school, at a certain time on one day of the week, I get extremely fatigued, which makes it nearly impossible to stay awake through that class. Sometimes I get that same feeling other times. Every time it happens I get a wave of horrible sleepiness and then when I pull myself out of it, it feels like my heart skips a beat. Also, for the first time, just a second ago I was showering and got the hiccups. I decided to hold my breath for a second to make them go away, and I blacked out. I woke up in the process of falling, and managed to catch myself. Right after for a second I had no idea where I was and my brain felt like it had fallen asleep. Whats going on?

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My 5 year has had a temp for 3 days. 101.6 to 102.4. Fatigue

My 5 year has had a temp for 3 days. 101.6 to 102.4. Fatigue & headaches. He complains with his legs hurting a lot & his stomach. No other symptoms. Tylenol gets fever down but comes back in a couple hours. Should I take him to doctor or hospital?JA: How long has this been bothering you? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?Customer: No. the fever has been going on for 3 days. Legs hurting & stomach pain for a couple monthsJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: Only that he has a lot of trouble pooping

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My 5 year-old daughter's right arm muscle (bicep) is

Hello doctorMy 5 year-old daughter's right arm muscle (bicep) is twitching involuntary every few seconds. but it does not twitch during sleep. We only noticed that yesterday. when we asked her since when her arm was doing that, she said since a while.What could be the problem?

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Can someone get hep c if they have a cut on their lip from

Can someone get hep c if they have a cut on their lip from dry lips? My 3 year olds grandmother has hep c and had a cut on her finger which she used to push her hair out of my daughters face. My daughter then put the hair in her mouth where her cut was. I don't think the grandmother cut was fresh and oozing but worried it may not have been scabbed over. My daughters lips we're def chapped despite lip balm.When I asked the grandmother she got offended and said she wasn't bleeding....but again it could have been open as it occurred earlier that morningAny risk or am I over reacting? Thanks!!

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My daughter has been describing episodes where it feel like

My daughter has been describing episodes where it feel like a whoosh or pulse in her ears/head. She says that feels really dizzy and faint whenever it happens and like her arms go numb. She has fallen a couple times when this has happened. What could cause it? I thought it was because she was anemic, but she has been on supplementation and her blood work returned fine last month. Thoughts? Suggestions?

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