Throat pain differential diagnosis

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Avatar f tn Last August (2009), I was having some really bad pain and ended up going to the emergency room. I had a cyst that had ruptured and was given pain meds. A few monts later I asked my grandmother to pull my records for me and found out that I was supposed to have a follow up with my gynecologist due to a mass appearing in the left ovary. So, I found a doctor. In April, the mass was solid and encapsulated in my left ovary measuring 12mmx12mmx12mm.
Avatar n tn Could I please ask, what exactly is meant by the term differential diagnosis? For example, patient A is diagnosed as suffering from drug induced psychosis with a differential diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia and alcohol problems.
Avatar m tn What would the differential diagnosis be for rapid respiration (30 - 40) with the mouth closed in a one year old baby and upon awakening there are hand tremors?
Avatar m tn Is there a differential diagnosis for genital herpes that someone can do at home? Just for those cases where it's clearly not obviously herpes, with classic oozing sores, prodromes, etc. For example, I have a patch of skin about the size of my thumb that's red and sore, on the shaft near the glans. Been there a week. I thought it was poison ivy due to the way it felt (patchy, itchy mild bumps in a line, irritated, slight oozing from the skin), but it wasn't that bad.
Avatar n tn Differential diagnosis: low blood pressure, cardiac arrhythmias, high white count, clearing throat?
Avatar m tn If you contantly feel tired, chronic fatigue symdrome may be considered in differential diagnosis. If you are suffering from chronic head, neck, shoulder, and orofacial pain,seeing a tmj specialist is advised. Assuming you do'nt have any dental pathology at present time.
Avatar n tn evidence of shotty adenopathy about hilar region but no other pulmonary assoc.lessions. differential diagnosis includes persistent inflammatory process verses unusual primary lung neoplasia. below the hemidiaphragm appear negative, although very slight thickening of left adrenal gland limb is demonstrated. note is made of CALICFICATION within the left anterior descend coronary artery..
Avatar m tn I suffer all above symptoms in varying degrees daily so cant tell if i have had relapse. any suggestions as to what is going on with me ? Is there a differential diagnosis any one can think of or is my consultant just being cautious as to giving a diagnosis,. Not on any treatment for ms , just on my regular treatment. would ms modifying drugs be of benefit to me? any suggestions please as this is now driving me mad.
Avatar n tn I understand that lap is the only way to really diagnose endo, however are there other conditions that could cause similar sx, main symptoms being groin/pelvic pain 3-4 days around the ovulation and also pain 3-4 days around the period, no other symptoms, no spotting, no heavy periods. Pain is moslty in the groin/left side. Thank you.
Avatar f tn Also the FLAIR technique adds little to the differential diagnosis. The calculation of magnetisation transfer ratio (MT ratio) may be useful to better characterise some entities, such as vasculitis, from multiple sclerosis. Differential diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: contribution of magnetic resonance techniques.
Avatar m tn Alternately, there might be some underlying inflammation and swelling that might have resulted in the differential diagnosis. Levofloxacin or ceftriaxone would be great drugs to manage the infection.
Avatar n tn S SYNDROME - SYMPTOMS Patients with vague head and neck pain symptoms can lead to an extensive differential diagnosis. One easily overlooked but important cause of chronic pain is Eagle’s syndrome (ES). Beginning in 1937, Dr. Watt Eagle published a series of articles describing a constellation of symptoms associated with an elongated styloid process. This syndrome that bears his name is associated with two classic presentations.
1225331 tn?1333365769 I scheduled an appt with my neuro for early April to discuss a differential diagnosis with him. It’s on the list for MS mimics. Several reasons why I’m kind of wondering if it is: About 2005 I started going to my doctor for shortness of breath. She thought it might be asthma & gave me albuterol. Since a little after that (about 2006?
Avatar f tn (essentially partially blocked blood vessels) and only after an in-person evaluation by a physician can there be a true differential diagnosis.