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I have been worried about some recent symptoms that Google

I have been worried about some recent symptoms that Google has not made me feel very good about. I'm concerned about MS. This year I had what the ER doc said was allergy-induced vertigo. Around the same time that my allergies were terrible, I also had a metallic taste in my mouth for about 2 weeks. This month, I've had this warm water sensation come and go on the top of my right leg. I can't identify a cause other than the fact that I always carry my now 2 year old on the right side. I am a hypochondriac and always fear the worst. My recent bloodwork has shown a D vitamin deficiency that I am addressing now with supplementation. I have never had extreme health issues and these symptoms have made me worry daily.

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I have a sclerotic spot on one rib discovered by Ct scan.

Hi. I have a sclerotic spot on one rib discovered by Ct scan. This area also lit up on bone scan. At the time of these tests I was about 5-6 weeks from a horrendous cold and cough where I felt I may have damaged my sides/ribs. Could this possibly be related to that? Or are sclerotic lesions usually indicative of cancer?

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Dr Basu

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I have history of reflux. I got bronchitis and laryngitis

I have history of reflux. I got bronchitis and laryngitis and upper abdomen discomfort and choking feeling in throat about ten weeks ago. The bronchitis and laryngitis passed after about ten days however the pressure , soreness and fullness and discomfort and burping in my upper abdomen is still there with pressure up into my oesophagus and a horrible tight choking feeling in my throat. I was put on zoton for 4 weeks and it never touched my symptoms. I was then switched to nexium 20 mg a day. Initially there was a tiny improvement but it didn't last . I was then put on 40 mg a day. It did not help. For the past 4!weeks it was increased to 80 Mg s a day but it is not helping the symptoms. It may half improve one day but changes back to the horrible symptoms again the next day. Over all I think the nexium is not working. I m booked in for a scope next Thursday. I am now off all nexium and Zantac and gaviscon to prepare for the scope. My symptoms are worse than ever but I have to stay medicine free for this week. I've cut down in some foods and trying to keep to as low a carbohydrate diet as possible. I have an under active thyroid and the only meds I take on a regular basis is eltroxine 100 mg a day. I'm a 55 year old female and post menopausal. I have no other health issues and I'm starting to get worried about my ongoing symptoms especially as they don't seem to be responding to the ppi. My bloods came back fine except for low vitamin d and high cholesterol. My doc thinks it could be stress related but I don't feel v stressed. Can you give me any idea what this could be. It's sitting there for ten weeks choking me in the throat and squeezing like hell in my upper abdomen with gas coming up throughout the day . Which I may add gives me relief and the only other thing that gives me relief is eating. What could be wrong with me doctor. It's making me feel so miserable every day.JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?Customer: I only take eltroxine 100 mg everyday for under active thyroid. Not allergic to anythingJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: No . had reflux in the past but never had these symptoms

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Dr. Arun Phophalia

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During a routine physical we found out my calcium serum

Hi, during a routine physical we found out my calcium serum level is high it was at a 10.4 this past December 2 weeks ago it was a 10.7. Doctor suggested I do a pth test which I did but that came in at 13. Almost eerywhere I read it says if you have high calcium serum levels which is not associated with a high pth most likely it's some type of cancer such as multiple melanoma or Hodgkin's lymphoma?JA: Are you keeping a personal medical record while dealing with this?Customer: What type of recordsJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: No

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Dr Basu

Physician

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I'm having tingling cold sensations, No, I dont think so

I'm having tingling cold sensationsJA: Do you have a fever? Do you have any other existing medical conditions?Customer: NoJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I dont think so

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Why would I be all over swelling and my arms and legs ache.

why would I be all over swelling and my arms and legs ache.JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?Customer: yes lots of swelling and nothing really helps but its worse if I sit to long when I get up its hurts moreJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: i take thyroid medicine and also lipitor

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DR.EHTISHAM

Consultant Physician& Rheumatologist

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I have a vitamin supplement question, Not yet. I am taking

I have a vitamin supplement questionJA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: Not yet. I am taking Real Health Prostate Formula 3X daily as per instructions, but the total amounts of Vits E, E an B as well as calcium, zinc and selenium exceed what's supposed to be safe dosagesJA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?Customer: noJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: nothing significant

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My elbows and area around the elbows are very sore. It feels

My elbows and area around the elbows are very sore. It feels bone deep.JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?Customer: I notice I am loosing strength in arms and legs. Pain is worse when raising , lowering and twisting arms.my health has been good.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I am 62 yes old and just retired. If I wear a snugwrap around elbows it feels better.

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Neuro Doctor

Neurologist & Medical Dr

Neurologist MD (USA Board Certified)

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I recently had a gallbladder ultra sound which showed

I recently had a gallbladder ultra sound which showed thickening of the walls. Bloodiest showed high than normal calcium levels aND high TSH level. I've had hypothyroidism since I was 7 y.o. abs I'm 37 now. I'm so exhausted that I don't want to do anything but sleep. I know my thyroid could be part of the culprit, but my TSH has been high before abs I've never felt this drained. Could there be any connection with the gallbladder aND high calcium? I'm not taking any vitamins.JA: When was the last time you had your levels checked? Have you noticed any weight loss or weight gain?Customer: Levels were checked a week abs a half ago. I have gained about 8 pounds in the last couple monthsJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: High cholesterol. Also having my hormones checked because my periods have become very irregular since October

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Dr. David

Radiation Oncology Attending Director

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