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Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome Affects approximately 20% of patients who experience abrupt discontinuation of an antidepressant that has been taken for at least 6 weeks. There are a myriad of symptoms including flu-like symptoms, insomnia, nausea, imbalance, sensory disturbances, and hyperarousal. The definitive cause of antidepressant ...


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Receptive aphasia is a type of aphasia in which patients have difficulty understanding ("receiving") words as opposed to difficulty speaking them. There are more than one possible etiology and it is not diagnostic for a specific pathology, but may suggest something wrong with the temporal lobe due to epilepsy, TIA/stroke, brain damage, medication, or ...


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To provide a brief answer, as I think a sufficient answer would be far beyond the scope of this site, the symptoms that are "generic" to the common colds are all caused by the body's response to a pathogen (it's why they are generic). Specific pathogens tend to cause additional symptoms on top of that, some of which seem to be directly related to viral ...


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Your question is difficult to answer (but still interesting) because lupus is a highly heterogeneous condition which can present various symptoms and organ involvement. Choice of therapy will be tailored on the patient symptoms and his disease activity and severity. Here a broad overview of the current management strategies of lupus: The most frequent used ...


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Nature Communications have such a database. Human symptoms–disease network XueZhong Zhou, Jörg Menche, Albert-László Barabási & Amitabh Sharma Published: 26 June 2014 They count the number of times a disease and a symptom keywords both appear on the same PudMed article, and assign a TF-IDF value to each pair. In their words: Acquisition of symptom and ...


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Depending on the laboratories, the upper limit for thrombocytes count varies between 350,000 to 450,000/microL (350 to 450 x 109 /L). Thrombocytosis refers to the condition where the thrombocyte count is above this upper limit. There are different categories for thrombocytosis: reactive thrombocytosis, autonomous thrombocytosis (in the presence of a ...


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Once the decision to proceed with the brain death determination has been made, three conditions must be present: coma, the absence of brainstem reflexes, and apnea. Coma should be evaluated by ensuring a lack of responsiveness to noxious stimuli; no eye or motor reflex should be present in response to stimuli. Additionally, the cause of coma should be ...


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I summarized the mechanism of hiccups in a question on biology.SE a few months ago. That may be useful background information for the answer to this question about what interventions work. Regarding the available data, as usual a Cochrane Review provides the best meta-analysis, and as usual they conclude that there is insufficient evidence for anything. ...


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As with many viral diseases, the symptoms begin very similar to those for influenza, including weakness and discomfort, general malaise, fever and headache. The acute period for rabies generally lasts from 2 to 10 days, and may involve itching or prickling at the site of the bite (notwithstanding the symptoms of having been bitten) and then progress to a ...


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There are complications involved with TB itself and with the treatment. The TB itself is likely to resolve (assuming it isn't resistant which it should have been tested for). Thus no complications caused by TB should occur which would be damage to structures in the neck or elsewhere affected by TB and disease if TB had spread across the body. The ...


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In short: You cannot reliably differentiate between Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome and flu from symptoms alone. Facts About Hantaviruses (CDC.gov): Usually, people do not have a runny nose, sore throat, or a rash. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome in Pregnancy (Clinical Infectious Diseases), case review: She also noted watery eyes, a runny nose, and a ...


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There are four cognitive symptom categories for Alzheimer's disease: aphasia, amnesia, apraxia, agnosia. These are broad categories that our brains handle somewhat separately. People frequently do sustain a brain injury to the left side of the head that damages his or her ability to process language and speech without affecting any other cognitive abilities. ...


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It appears to be more nuanced than just high viral load equates to more severe disease. We know that there are case reports of children with high viral loads yet were largely asymptomatic. It may also depend on how the viral load was assessed; whether by nasopharyngeal swabs, or by collecting deep sputum specimens. We know that viral load in the ...


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Yes, it is possible to have no symptoms and be infected, various sources, e. g. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32179137. As for testing after 'clearing the infection', this would be what a serological scarring test would look for, e. g.: https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/27/serological-tests-reveal-immune-coronavirus/ https://www.contagionlive.com/...


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Short answer: No. There is no technical term for "brain zaps." "Antidepressant discontinuation syndrome" accurately names the cause of brain zaps, but brain zaps are only one of many symptoms of antidepressant discontinuation syndrome. WebMD calls them "electric shock sensations," psychopharmacologyinstitute.com calls them "electric shock-like sensations" ...


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It‘s all about algorithms What you have done with the OPQPRST is a great start, but to save yourself even more trouble, there is one more algorithm which can help you: SAMPLER Standing for Symptoms [include OPQPRST in this] Allergies Medication you are currently taking Past illnesses Last oral intake (+ last menstruation for women) Events that lead to ...


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There's an App call Ada. It's only available for iOS. It's an IA based bot that ask you about your symptoms and gives you a diagnostic. It was pretty accurate with some regular illnesses. It's much more advanced than a "symptoms checker", it can for example give you opinions based on statistical data. Also keeps record of your symptoms and dates, and ask you ...


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Common cold is one of the labels used to describe non specific infection of the upper respiratory tract. Other labels include acute rhinitis, acute rhinopharyngitis or acute coryza. Upper respiratory tract infections (URI) can be caused by multiple virus families such as the rhinovirus (the most common cause of URI), the influenza virus, the coronavirus and ...


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It's possible in the same way that "anything is possible" (limiting ourselves to those things that are actually and potentially possible, i.e. a human can't sprout wings and fly; that's impossible.) It's possible, because the etiologic agent that causes Infectious Mononucleosis - Epstein-Barr virus or EBV - may periodically reactivate; that family of ...


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Early symptoms around 6 to 12 hours, more severe symptoms at around one to three days. All depending on how much the individual was using previously and what you interpret as "serious". According to the NHTSA: Withdrawal can begin within 6-12 hours after the last dose and may last 5-10 days. Early symptoms include watery eyes, runny nose, yawning and ...


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I have found a particular combination of actions has worked for me every time, and for all but one of the friends and acquaintances I recommended it to. Get a glass of water (lukewarm is best) Hyperventilate a little (this is so you can hold your breath longer) Take a very deep breath and hold it Start taking very small swallows of water (not large swallows!...


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According to the Mayo Clinic, the symptoms of an enlarged spleen include: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/enlarged-spleen/basics/symptoms/con-20029324 An enlarged spleen may cause: No symptoms in some cases Pain or fullness in the left upper abdomen that may spread to the left shoulder Feeling full without eating or after eating only a ...


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There's nothing that does what you asked as a medical doctor would do, because a software is always a software. Anyway a good reference (there should be also a function similar to the one you asked for) can be found on http://reference.medscape.com/


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Is your issue that your forget to mention your [stomach pain, rash, sleeplessness] or that you forget where it was, how much it hurt, etc? The sorts of things you have in your question would appear relevant only to the latter. For the former, a little notebook in which you write literally one or two words should be enough for you to remember to mention it, ...


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Some signs of addiction are enlarged pupils, increased alertness and energy, loss of interest in food and sleep, increased talkativeness, rapid mood changes, increased heart rate, nasal congestion. You can read about these and other symptoms in the articles Cocaine Addiction Signs and Symptoms and Cocaine Abuse.


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Thoughts about wanting to die or killing oneself do constitute suicidal ideation. Ideation is defined as the process of forming ideas or images. So that applied to suicide or wanting to die = suicidal ideation. That said, it doesn't mean that the individual is at immediate risk of completing suicide. Depression is common; 1/3 of human beings alive ...


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There are no specific proven drug treatments for Covid-19 disease but quite a few claims based on very limited experience which is why the WHO is arranging a mega trial called SOLIDARITY to test 4 protocols. Remdesivir, an anti-Ebola drug, a RNA polymerase inhibitor Hydroxychloroquine - a drug used in SLE/Rheumatoid arthritis that may have some ACE2 ...


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There are about 8 common strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in circulation. It appears to be mutating slowly based on phylogenetic analyses and each mutation appears to be the same in terms of clinical disease and lethality. So, there is no expectation that if you catch the disease late in its spread that the clinical disease is going to be any different from ...


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What you're looking for is used by AI or Bayesian networks for online diagnosis. These databases are commercially sensitive and likely only accessible by API rather than raw data. For example, ISABEL, has been around for 20 years https://www.isabelhealthcare.com/products/integration


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From {1}: In COVID-19, The University of Padua, Veneto Region and the Red Cross tested the populationof Vò, Italy, 3300 people, to establish the natural history of the virus, the transmission dynamicsand categories of risk. "they found >50 of those who tested positive to be asymptomatic” according to Professor Sergio Romagnani. FYI: How can one predict ...


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