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Missed Periods

Friday, October 24, 2014


Question

I am an 18 year old female and I have had problems with my period for the past 2 years or so. My periods were regular around freshman year of high school, but then they became irregular and eventually stopped. Where should I make an appointment to get help with this?

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Itching All Over

Thursday, October 23, 2014


Question

I have been itching kind of all over, but specifically my hands, upper arms, my torso, inner thigh. I have also developed some small open sores on my arms and what looks like rash on my hands. At first I thought the sores were just bug bites, but they haven’t gone away for like 3 1/2 weeks and neither has the itching. I have tried Curel dryness lotion, Benadryl, and Claritin and Zyrtec (which I take regularly anyways for allergies), and a humidifier. What can I do? I was thinking of making an appointment and coming in.

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Worms

Thursday, October 9, 2014


Question

My roommate’s dog had worms, and lately I'm wondering if I could have them too. I noticed white, rice-like specks in my stools. Is this a realistic concern?

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Lightheaded from Laughing

Wednesday, October 8, 2014


Question

Why is it that after I laugh, I get dizzy or lightheaded? Is there anything I can do to prevent the dizziness from happening?

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Always Tired

Friday, September 26, 2014


Question

I've been having troubles getting to sleep for years, and on nights I get 7-9 hours and I wake up still tired. I learned that waking up still tired can be from waking up in middle of your REM or it could be from sleep apnea. Does Student Health & Wellness offer the option for a sleep studies?

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