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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Can’t Shake This Headache

Thursday, March 7, 2013


Question

So, I have been stuck with a headache for about a week now. Nothing I do helps. I have taken ibuprofen, and some forms of extra strength Tylenol. Yesterday, the severity of the headache increased. I do occasionally have migraines, but I have never had one this terrible. My head hurt so bad that my eyes were aching. I felt as though they were trying to leave my head! I am just concerned that this is something serious. How long should I wait to visit a doctor?

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Sleepy and Sick

Monday, March 4, 2013


Question

Hi, I just feel not so good with my body recently. I feel often tired, sleepy, and sometimes sick and dizzy. Even if I sleep a lot, it seems doesn’t get better. I want to ask an opinion on this. What is the best way to get checked? If I want to get a routine blood test including minerals, how can I get it? Thanks a lot!

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Mono Testing

Monday, February 25, 2013


Question

Does Student Health offer Mono testing?  I have been exposed to Mono for a while now and recently have found myself sleeping a lot more and not quite acting like myself.  If I do think I have Mono, is there any reason to get tested if there is no medicine that can help it?

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