Illness

Class Excuse Policy

Thursday, May 9, 2013


Question

One of my professors wants me to get a medical excuse form because I missed class. What do I need to do about this? 

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Dizzying Dreams

Wednesday, April 3, 2013


Question

This has happened to me a few times now. When I am about to fall asleep, I have a sudden sense of vertigo and then for a few minutes to a half an hour my body feels like it’s numb or has a buzzing sensation. I don’t take any medication though I do drink occasionally. I am 24 and not overweight, but I don’t exercise. Should I be concerned and go to a doctor?

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Severe Abdominal Pain

Wednesday, September 19, 2012


Question

For the past week, any food has caused severe pain in my lower abdomen. It’s so uncomfortable that I’ve had to miss class and work because I can’t move. I’ve also woken up in the middle of the night with such severe pains I can’t sleep. I have no idea why this is happening and I have been trying to monitor what I eat. But no matter what I consume, I have a painful reaction. What should I do?

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Chickenpox

Monday, December 10, 2007


Question

What does the chickenpox look like? What should I do if I think I have it?

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A Good Reason to Nap

Thursday, April 22, 2010


Question

If I was recently diagnosed with mononucleosis but have mild symptoms, it is okay to exercise?

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