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I want to know if I should go to the emergency room to have some conditions I've been experiencing checked out

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

I'm not currently taking any medications

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I'm not allergic to any medications either

Submitted: 25 days ago.Category: Medical
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Customer reply replied 25 days ago
I have been experiencing abdominal pains for over 2 years along with bad breathe, been vomiting periodically, recently I've been excessively urinating and experiencing a thirst from dehydration. Just yesterday I've smelt raspberry on my breathe and I've smelt it on my breathe today as well.
Customer reply replied 25 days ago
I've also been experiencing a shortness of breathe
Customer reply replied 25 days ago
have had some irregular bowl movements with involuntary spit
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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 25 days ago
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Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 25 days ago

how old are you?

are you male or female?

do you have health insurance?

2 years is a long time

what is your height and weight?

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Customer reply replied 25 days ago
22, male, I will get insurance at the hospital if I need to go. 5'8"
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 25 days ago

what is your weight?

you should work on improving your diet

what do you eat daily?

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Customer reply replied 25 days ago
140lbs. My daily diet consists of flour, meat sometimes, milk, water, juice sometimes, vegetables and fruits as often as I can, eggs sometimes.
Customer reply replied 25 days ago
Its not a very consistent diet but I never eat anything out of the ordinary and try to stick with the food pyramid as close to it as I possibly can
Customer reply replied 25 days ago
You should know that I've had experienced intravenous drugs 4 years ago and quit drinking alcohols about 2 or 3 years ago
Customer reply replied 25 days ago
I smoke
Customer reply replied 25 days ago
Tobacco
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 25 days ago

you should quit smoking.

if you are worried about your health

you should cut out flour and gluten out of your diet which can cause inflammation

the food pyramid is not very healthy and gives you too much carbs and gluten and white flour in your diet which causes weight gain and fat increase in your body

no more drugs

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Customer reply replied 25 days ago
this raspberry breathe is related to my diet intake?
Customer reply replied 25 days ago
I quit doing drugs like I said, about 4 years back...but I can smell cocaine and marijuana from time to time
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 25 days ago

drinking more water can help your breath.

flossing your teeth and brushing 2-3 times a day can help your breath.

you should not be using cocaine

you can use marijuana

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Customer reply replied 25 days ago
I've also been seeing red, yellow, blue dots almost daily for several months now...is that related to the drugs eye-strain or diet activity
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 25 days ago

do you have bad anxiety symptoms?

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Customer reply replied 25 days ago
Along with restlessness, can't sleep very well, and tiredness
Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 25 days ago
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Doctor: Dr. Scott, Doctor replied 25 days ago
Do you have a primary care provider? You should see your primary care provider or a medical professional to get screen with blood work to make sure there are no signs of metabolic, electrolyte disorders, Or endocrine disease
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Doctor: Dr. D. Love, Doctor replied 25 days ago
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Hello. This is Dr. Love, a different expert.

As for your original question, an emergency room would not be an efficient route for a proper evaluation of these symptoms. If there is an acute life threatening condition, then the emergency room is clearly the right place to be. But the emergency room is not oriented towards evaluation of chronic conditions. It would be more effective to be seen initially by a primary care physician, who can perform an initial physical examination and order initial lab tests. Further evaluation would be dependent upon the results of these initial steps.

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Doctor: Dr. D. Love, Doctor replied 24 days ago

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