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Dry Eyes After LASIK - Ebola Incubation Period

This page contains links to eMedTV Articles containing information on subjects from Dry Eyes After LASIK to Ebola Incubation Period. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Dry Eyes After LASIK
    This portion of the eMedTV Web site explains how common it is to experience LASIK-related dry eye. This article also discusses who is more likely to be affected, how long dry eyes are expected to last, and various treatment options.
  • Dry Macular Degeneration
    Dry macular degeneration is an eye condition in which the light-sensitive cells in the retina break down. This eMedTV article explains how this can lead to a loss of central vision. This Web page offers an in-depth look at this condition.
  • Dry Macular Degeneration Treatment
    If you have dry macular degeneration in its early stages, treatment could involve antioxidants and zinc. This eMedTV article discusses the treatment options and explains how there is no treatment available for the advanced stage of this eye condition.
  • Dry Skin or Rashes With Hepatitis C Combination Therapy
    Dry skin, rashes, and other irritation can occur with combination therapy for hepatitis C. This portion of the eMedTV archives describes these potential side effects and the lotions or creams your healthcare provider may prescribe to treat them.
  • DTaP
    DTaP is a vaccine used to prevent bacterial infections that cause diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis. This eMedTV resource further describes the vaccine and offers information about vaccination schedules and precautions to be aware of.
  • DTIC
    Healthcare providers may recommend DTIC-Dome as a type of chemotherapy for certain cancers. This eMedTV Web selection contains details on specific uses for this drug and describes why DTIC-Dome may not be safe for some people.
  • DTIC 100 Mg
    As this eMedTV article explains, DTIC-Dome comes in two strengths -- 100-mg and 200-mg injections. This resource explains how this chemotherapy drug is given and how your specific dose is calculated. A link to more information is also provided.
  • DTIC-Dome
    DTIC-Dome is a drug licensed for the treatment of malignant melanoma and Hodgkin's disease. This eMedTV article contains more details on this medicine, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, potential side effects, and more.
  • DTIC-Dome and Breastfeeding
    It is unknown if DTIC-Dome (dacarbazine) passes through breast milk, or if it would harm a nursing infant. This eMedTV segment explores using DTIC-Dome in breastfeeding women, with details on what the manufacturer advises and the potential risks.
  • DTIC-Dome and Cancer
    By damaging DNA in the cells, DTIC-Dome can help treat certain types of cancer. This eMedTV article examines specific uses of this drug, with details on how the drug works and possible off-label uses. It also links to more details.
  • DTIC-Dome and Pregnancy
    Is it safe for women to receive DTIC-Dome (dacarbazine) during pregnancy? This eMedTV selection provides an explanation of what occurred during animal studies and examines whether a pregnant woman may be able to use the drug.
  • DTIC-Dome Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the dosing guidelines for using DTIC-Dome typically call for a dose of the drug to be given intravenously every day for 5 to 10 days, followed by a break in treatment. This page also covers how your dosage is calculated.
  • DTIC-Dome Drug Information
    As this eMedTV page explains, DTIC-Dome can help treat Hodgkin's disease and malignant melanoma. This article contains some basic drug information on DTIC-Dome, including potential side effects and safety precautions.
  • DTIC-Dome Drug Interactions
    It may be dangerous to combine DTIC-Dome with products like echinacea, Provenge, or FluMist. This eMedTV segment focuses on a number of products that can lead to drug interactions with DTIC-Dome, along with ways to avoid these problems.
  • DTIC-Dome Overdose
    As this eMedTV Web selection discusses, an overdose of DTIC-Dome (dacarbazine) may cause problems such as infections or anemia. This resource outlines other possible effects of an overdose and explains how these symptoms may be treated.
  • DTIC-Dome Side Effects
    As discussed in this eMedTV segment, possible DTIC-Dome side effects include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. This page also contains warnings on potentially serious reactions that can occur with this chemotherapy drug, which require immediate treatment.
  • DTIC-Dome Uses
    DTIC-Dome is prescribed to treat Hodgkin's disease and melanoma that has spread to other areas of the body. This eMedTV Web selection features more details on the uses of DTIC-Dome and includes a description of how it works.
  • DTIC-Dome Warnings and Precautions
    Life-threatening allergic reactions and other serious problems are associated with using DTIC-Dome. This eMedTV article offers a detailed list of safety precautions to be aware of with DTIC-Dome, including warnings for people who should not use this drug.
  • Duac
    Duac is a skin gel prescribed to treat acne. This Web selection from the eMedTV archives provides an overview of this medicine, including details on how it works to kill acne-causing bacteria, potential side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Duac Acne Medication Information
    Available by prescription only, Duac is a medicine used to treat acne. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on this acne medication, including how Duac works, safety precautions, dosing tips, and potential side effects.
  • Duac and Acne
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Duac for acne treatment. This eMedTV page further explores this skin gel, including information on how it works and how long it takes to notice an improvement in your acne. A link to more details is also included.
  • Duac and Breastfeeding
    It is unknown if Duac (clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide) passes through breast milk. This eMedTV article explains how no research has been done on breastfeeding while using Duac, and why the manufacturer advises nursing women to not take the drug.
  • Duac and Pregnancy
    If you are pregnant, tell your doctor before using Duac (clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide). This eMedTV article explains why it may not be safe to use Duac during pregnancy. This page also offers information on what the manufacturer of the drug recommends.
  • Duac Dosage
    The standard dose of Duac is to apply a thin amount of the skin gel on the affected areas once daily. This eMedTV resource further explores specific dosing guidelines for this drug. A list of important tips for using this acne medicine is also provided.
  • Duac Drug Interactions
    You may not be able to use certain skin products along with Duac, as it may cause severe skin irritation. This eMedTV page lists some of the drugs that may cause negative interactions with Duac, including erythromycin and other topical acne medicines.
  • Duac Overdose
    Seek medical care if you have used too much Duac (clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide) or taken it by mouth. This eMedTV resource describes possible symptoms of a Duac overdose, including details on how a doctor may treat any complications that occur.
  • Duac Side Effects
    Dry skin, redness, and burning are among the possible side effects of Duac. This eMedTV Web article lists several other possible reactions to this acne skin gel, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Duac Topical Gel
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Duac is a topical gel, which means it is applied directly to the skin. This article offers more details on how to use this product to treat acne and describes possible side effects. A link to more details is also included.
  • Duac Uses
    Duac skin gel is prescribed for treating mild-to-moderately severe acne in adults and adolescents. This eMedTV page further describes specific uses for Duac, including possible off-label (unapproved) uses, and offers an explanation of how this drug works.
  • Duac Warnings and Precautions
    You should not use Duac if you have certain allergies, ulcerative colitis, or Crohn's disease. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at other important precautions and warnings for Duac, including a list of potential problems this skin gel may cause.
  • Duack
    Used to treat mild-to-moderately severe acne, Duac works by killing acne-causing bacteria. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of this medicine, including dosing information and possible side effects. Duack is a common misspelling of Duac.
  • Due Neb
    DuoNeb is a prescription drug used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This eMedTV Web page explains how the medication works and outlines general dosing guidelines. Due Neb is a common misspelling of DuoNeb.
  • Duetact
    Duetact, a medicine available by prescription, is licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at the drug and its effects on blood sugar levels, possible side effects to look out for, and dosing information.
  • Duetact Alternatives
    If blood sugar isn't well controlled by Duetact, alternatives include lifestyle changes or other medicines. This eMedTV resource describes these and other alternatives in detail, including other oral diabetes drugs and injectable medicines.
  • Duetact and Blood Sugar
    For those who are taking Duetact, blood sugar levels may become too high or too low. This segment of the eMedTV archives discusses the drug's effect on blood sugar levels and lists possible symptoms of extremely high or low blood sugar.
  • Duetact and Pregnancy
    Taking Duetact during pregnancy may not be safe. This eMedTV Web page describes research studies conducted on Duetact and pregnancy, explains how the FDA's pregnancy category system works, and lists the possible effects the drug may have on fetuses.
  • Duetact and Weight Gain
    Many side effects are possible with Duetact, and weight gain is one of the more common ones. This eMedTV Web page discusses the likelihood of developing weight gain with Duetact and explains how dangerous fluid retention and swelling may be.
  • Duetact Dosage
    For those who are first starting Duetact, dosage recommendations start at 30 mg/2 mg, taken once a day. This eMedTV Web page also offers dosage suggestions for elderly people and those who are switching from glimepiride to the combination medicine.
  • Duetact Drug Info
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Duetact is a combination drug approved to treat type 2 diabetes. This Web page takes a closer look at Duetact, with information on the drug's side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Duetact Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV segment offers a list of medicines that may lead to Duetact drug interactions and explains the possible effects that may occur. For example, when certain antifungals or decongestants are taken with Duetact, drug interactions may occur.
  • Duetact Overdose
    When a Duetact overdose occurs, you may experience symptoms such as dizziness, sweating, or seizures. This eMedTV resource explains the effects of an overdose, lists other possible symptoms, and describes the treatments that are available.
  • Duetact Side Effects
    Many Duetact side effects are possible, including low blood sugar, weight gain, and fluid retention. This eMedTV article lists other common side effects, as well as problems that should be reported to a doctor, such as swelling or allergic reaction.
  • Duetact Uses
    Duetact uses can help improve insulin sensitivity and insulin production in people with type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV page also discusses uses of the drug in children and explains how the prescription medicine works to reduce and control blood sugar.
  • Duetact Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV resource contains Duetact precautions and warnings, including information on who should not take Duetact and side effects that may develop. For example, the medication can cause a condition of the eye called macular edema.
  • DuetDHA
    DuetDHA is a prenatal vitamin that is only available by prescription. This eMedTV article describes this product in more detail, including information on its benefits, potential side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
  • DuetDHA and Breastfeeding
    It is not only safe, but also beneficial for women who are breastfeeding to take DuetDHA. This selection of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on DuetDHA and breastfeeding, and explains why taking vitamins can be helpful when breastfeeding.
  • DuetDHA Dosage
    This eMedTV Web page explains that there is only one standard DuetDHA dosage -- one softgel and one tablet each day. This page discusses DuetDHA dosing guidelines in more detail and offers some tips for when and how to take the prenatal vitamins.
  • DuetDHA Interactions
    Thyroid medicines, tetracycline antibiotics, and aspirin are among the drugs that may interact with DuetDHA. This eMedTV Web page outlines other medicines that may cause DuetDHA interactions and describes the problems these interactions can cause.
  • DuetDHA Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that taking too much DuetDHA may cause iron poisoning, which could lead to dangerous side effects (such as seizures, low blood pressure, or a coma). This resource also covers possible treatment options for a DuetDHA overdose.
  • DuetDHA Prenatal Vitamins
    DuetDHA prenatal vitamins are used to help women get all the nutrition they need during pregnancy. This eMedTV page offers more information on DuetDHA, with details on what sets this product apart from other prenatal vitamins.
  • Duexis
    Available by prescription only, Duexis is a medicine used to treat osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV resource gives a detailed overview of this medicine, including other approved uses, dosing tips, and possible side effects.
  • Dulera
    Dulera is a medicine prescribed to control and prevent asthma symptoms. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers an overview of this drug, including details on how it works, results from clinical trials on its effectiveness, and potential side effects.
  • Duloxatine
    Duloxetine, a prescription drug, helps treat depression, neuropathic pain, and other conditions. This eMedTV page describes duloxetine in more detail and offers general precautions for taking the drug. Duloxatine is a common misspelling of duloxetine.
  • Duloxetine
    Duloxetine is a prescription medicine licensed to treat depression, anxiety, and other conditions. This eMedTV page explains how duloxetine works, describes some of its potential side effects, and provides some information on taking the medication.
  • Duloxetine HCl
    Fibromyalgia is one of the conditions that may be treated with duloxetine hydrochloride (HCl). This eMedTV selection talks about this prescription medicine in more detail, including how it works. A link to more information is also included.
  • Duloxetine Side Effects
    Common side effects of duloxetine include nausea, dizziness, and drowsiness. Besides common side effects, this eMedTV segment lists rare side effects seen with the drug, as well as problems that should be reported to your doctor right away.
  • DuoNeb
    DuoNeb can be used to prevent airway spasms due to COPD. This eMedTV article provides a detailed overview of the drug, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on when and how to use the nebulizer.
  • DuoNeb Inhalation Solution
    DuoNeb is a liquid (solution) form of Atrovent that is used in a nebulizer. This eMedTV segment talks about how to use this inhaled medication for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Duragesic
    Duragesic is a prescription skin patch approved to treat moderate-to-severe pain. This page of the eMedTV Web site gives an in-depth overview of this medication, describing how it works and offering information on how to use the skin patch properly.
  • Duragesic 25 Mcg
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe a Duragesic 25 mcg/hour skin patch to treat moderate-to-severe pain. This page offers some general dosing guidelines, including factors that may affect your amount and tips on using this drug.
  • Duragesic Abuse
    This eMedTV Web resource explains that because Duragesic (fentanyl patch) is a narcotic pain medication, it is often abused. This page also covers some of the possible consequences of Duragesic abuse, such as breathing problems and even death.
  • Duragesic Medication Information
    Duragesic is a prescription drug used to treat chronic pain. This portion of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on Duragesic, explaining the medication's dosing guidelines, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Duragesic Pain Patch
    When treating moderate-to-severe pain, Duragesic patches provide continuous, around-the-clock pain relief. This eMedTV segment further explores these medicated skin patches, including who can use them and possible side effects that may occur.
  • Duragesic Patch
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Duragesic to treat moderate-to-severe pain. This eMedTV Web resource takes a closer look at this pain reliever, including how to use Duragesic patches, possible side effects, and some safety precautions.
  • Duragesic Patch Doseage
    As this eMedTV article explains, your Duragesic patch dosage will depend on the type and severity of your pain, among other factors. This page offers tips on how to use this patch. Duragesic patch doseage is a common misspelling of Duragesic patch dosage.
  • Duragesic Side Effects
    Common side effects of Duragesic include constipation, nausea, and vomiting. This eMedTV resource provides a more complete list of side effects and also explains which reactions to the skin patch are potentially serious and require medical attention.
  • Duration of Strep Throat
    If you treat strep throat with antibiotics, symptoms should begin to improve within a few days. This eMedTV page offers more information on the duration of strep throat, including how long you will remain contagious.
  • Durgesic
    Duragesic is a medicine licensed for the relief of moderate-to-severe chronic pain. This eMedTV segment offers a brief overview of the medicated skin patch and includes a link to more detailed information. Durgesic is a common misspelling of Duragesic.
  • Durigesic
    As this eMedTV page explains, Duragesic is a prescription drug used to treat long-term pain. This article takes a brief look at using this mediated skin patch for treating moderate-to-severe pain. Durigesic is a common misspelling of Duragesic.
  • Dushe
    Douche is a method of cleaning out the vagina. However, as this eMedTV page explains, many doctors do not recommend douching, as it can cause serious problems (such as bacterial infections and PID). Dushe is a common misspelling of douche.
  • Dust Mite Alergy
    It is actually the waste products of dust mites that provoke an allergic reaction. This eMedTV resource provides more information on dust mite allergy, including how common it is. Dust mite alergy is a common misspelling of dust mite allergy.
  • Dust Mite Allergy
    A dust mite allergy is an allergy to a microscopic organism that lives in the dust found in all dwellings. This eMedTV article discusses this allergy in more detail, including things you can do to limit your exposure to dust mites.
  • Dust Prevention
    As this eMedTV article explains, dust prevention can involve removing carpeting, washing sheets at high temperatures, and using air filters. This part of the Web site provides several more tips on preventing dust in your home.
  • Dutasteride
    Dutasteride is a prescription medication licensed for the treatment of an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV article highlights how it works, when and how to take it, what to do if you overdose, and potential side effects to look out for.
  • Dutasteride Drug Info
    Are you looking for info on dutasteride? This eMedTV Web selection gives a basic overview of this drug, including what it is used for and some of the things to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • DVT
    DVT stands for deep vein thrombosis. As you will read in this eMedTV article, this is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body. This article provides a general overview of the causes, symptoms, and possible complications of this condition.
  • DVT Information
    Are you looking for information on DVT (deep vein thrombosis)? This eMedTV article is a great place to start. It lists possible symptoms of this condition and describes a few common treatment options. A link to more details is also included.
  • DVT Risk Factors
    As this eMedTV page explains, risk factors for DVT (deep vein thrombosis) include low blood flow in a deep vein, pregnancy, and certain medical conditions. This page provides a detailed list of risk factors and explains how these items contribute to DVT.
  • DVT Symptoms
    As this eMedTV article explains, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) symptoms can include swelling of the leg, pain or tenderness in the leg, and increased warmth in the leg that is swollen. This page provides a list of other possible signs and symptoms.
  • DVT Treatments
    Common treatments for DVT include medications, vena cava filters, and graduated compression stockings. This eMedTV article talks about the different types of treatment options available for deep vein thrombosis.
  • Dyavan
    Diovan is a prescription drug used to treat several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV Web page gives a brief discussion on the drug and provides a link to more information. Dyavan is a common misspelling of Diovan.
  • Dyazide
    Dyazide is a diuretic often used to treat fluid retention and high blood pressure. This page on the eMedTV site gives an overview of the drug, including an explanation of how it works, its potential side effects, and when and how to take it.
  • Dyazide Side Effects
    Diarrhea and a dry mouth are among the possible side effects of Dyazide. This eMedTV Web page lists additional side effects seen with the drug, as well as a few side effects that are potentially serious and may require medical attention.
  • Dyflucan
    Diflucan is a medication used to treat and prevent certain types of fungal infections. This eMedTV page covers these uses in more detail and explains how this drug works to inhibit fungal growth. Dyflucan is a common misspelling of Diflucan.
  • Dygestive System
    The stomach, small intestine, and colon all play a role in the digestive system. This eMedTV resource gives an overview of the digestive system and provides a link to more information. Dygestive system is a common misspelling of digestive system.
  • Dylantin
    Dilantin, a prescription drug, is used for treating certain kinds of epileptic seizures. This eMedTV Web page further describes the drug, discusses specific Dilantin uses, and links to more information. Dylantin is a common misspelling of Dilantin.
  • Dylantin Side Effects
    Dilantin side effects may include muscle coordination problems, confusion, and slurred speech. This eMedTV article also lists less common but potentially dangerous side effects. Dylantin side effects is a common misspelling of Dilantin side effects.
  • Dymista
    Dymista is a prescription nasal spray used to help relieve symptoms of seasonal nasal allergies. This eMedTV resource contains a detailed overview of this prescription medicine, including how it works, how to use it, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Dynacin
    If you have an infection that is caused by bacteria, you may benefit from an antibiotic called Dynacin. This eMedTV segment presents an overview of this prescription drug, with details on how to take it, possible side effects, drug warnings, and more.
  • Dynacirc
    Dynacirc is a blood pressure medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV page describes how Dynacirc works to lower blood pressure, lists possible side effects that may occur with treatment, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • Dynacirc CP
    Dynacirc CR is a blood pressure medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV page explains how Dynacirc CR works, offers dosing information, and lists possible side effects of the drug. Dynacirc CP is a common misspelling of Dynacirc CR.
  • Dynacirc CR
    Dynacirc CR is a prescription drug that is used for controlling high blood pressure. This part of the eMedTV archives describes Dynacirc CR in more detail and offers information on the medicine's effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Dyphenhydramine
    There are many diphenhydramine products available, all with different uses. As this eMedTV page explains, some are used to treat insomnia, while others are used for relieving allergy symptoms. Diphenydramine is a common misspelling of diphenhydramine.
  • Dyrenium
    Dyrenium is a prescription medication that is licensed to treat fluid retention. This article from the eMedTV library explains how the drug works, offers dosing information, and lists potential side effects that may occur during treatment.
  • Dysport
    Dysport is an injectable drug that can help improve the appearance of facial lines. As this eMedTV segment explains, it can also treat muscle spasms of the head and neck. This article offers an in-depth overview of this medicine and how it works.
  • Dysport Injection Information
    Dysport helps treat "frown lines" and certain types of neck pain. This eMedTV page provides more information on Dysport, explaining what to tell your healthcare provider before receiving the injection and providing details on possible side effects.
  • Dystolic Blood Pressure
    Diastolic blood pressure is the pressure in the blood vessels between heartbeats. This eMedTV page further discusses diastolic blood pressure and how it is measured. Dystolic blood pressure is a common misspelling of diastolic blood pressure.
  • Ear Infection
    An ear infection is typically caused by bacteria or a virus and most often affects young children. This eMedTV article offers an overview of the most common type of ear infection (otitis media), including information about its symptoms and treatment.
  • Ear Infection and Hearing Loss
    As this eMedTV segment explains, hearing loss due to an ear infection is usually temporary; however, if left untreated, an ear infection may lead to permanent hearing impairment. This article takes a closer look at this topic.
  • Ear Infection Ciprodex
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library talks about using Ciprodex to treat ear infections. This article describes what type of ear infections can be treated with the medication and provides a link to more detailed information on its uses.
  • Ear Infection Floxin
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library talks about using Floxin Otic to treat ear infections. This article describes what type of ear infections can be treated with the medication and provides a link to more detailed information on its uses.
  • Ear Infection Info
    Looking for info on ear infections? This eMedTV article can help. It gives a brief overview of what causes them, common symptoms, treatment options, and more. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Ear Infection Symptoms
    Common ear infection symptoms may include fever, earache, ear pain, hearing loss, and dizziness. This eMedTV resource explains how ear infections occur and describes the symptoms that may occur in children and adults.
  • Ear Infection Treatment
    As this selection from the eMedTV archives explains, antibiotics are often prescribed to treat ear infections. This article also discusses other treatment options, which may include surgery in certain circumstances.
  • Ear Infections in Children
    As this eMedTV segment explains, children typically get more ear infections than adults. This article explains why children are more prone to develop these infections. Also discussed are causes, symptoms, and treatment of ear infections.
  • Early Appendicitis Symptoms
    Abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting are some of the early symptoms of appendicitis. This part of the eMedTV Web site lists other early signs and symptoms, and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Early Appendicitis Symptoms in Children
    Although it's fairly uncommon for a child to have early symptoms of appendicitis, it's not unheard of. As this eMedTV segment explains, some of these signs and symptoms include constipation, fatigue, and small stools with mucus.
  • Early Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms
    Vaginal bleeding or abdominal pain can be possible symptoms of an ectopic pregnancy. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed look at common early ectopic pregnancy symptoms and signs, and stresses the importance of seeking prompt medical treatment.
  • Early Heart Attack Symptoms
    Nausea, shortness of breath, and chest pain are some of the possible early symptoms of a heart attack. As this eMedTV article explains, however, some people don't experience any pain. This page takes an in-depth look at other early symptoms.
  • Early Lyme Disease Symptoms
    Common early Lyme disease symptoms include fatigue, chills, fever, and a characteristic rash. As this eMedTV Web page explains, however, not all patients will experience the same early symptoms of the disease.
  • Early Signs of Autism
    Trouble making friends or initiating conversation and an absence of imaginative play can indicate autism. As this eMedTV article explains, these early signs of autism may be difficult to detect in mildly affected children and therefore go unnoticed.
  • Early Symptoms of Appendicitis
    Abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting are some possible early symptoms of appendicitis. This eMedTV article talks about the early signs and symptoms of this condition, and explains why appendicitis can be difficult to diagnose.
  • Early Symptoms of Autism
    Examples of early symptoms of autism include repetitive or unusual use of language and interests that are abnormal in intensity or focus. This eMedTV page describes other early autism symptoms that doctors look for when diagnosing the disorder.
  • Early Symptoms of Cervical Cancer
    In most cases, cervical cancer does not have any early signs or symptoms. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses the lack of early symptoms of cervical cancer and explains why it is so important to have regular cervical cancer screenings.
  • Early Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis
    Early symptoms of cystic fibrosis include salty-tasting skin, ongoing diarrhea, and frequent coughing. This eMedTV article discusses these symptoms and explains that early symptoms do not necessarily occur in every person who has cystic fibrosis.
  • Early Symptoms of Genital Herpes
    Early symptoms of genital herpes may include flu-like symptoms, painful urination, and swollen glands. This eMedTV segment lists other early genital herpes symptoms and also describes symptoms of genital herpes recurrences.
  • Early Symptoms of Hep C
    The majority of people with hepatitis C do not have early symptoms. As explained in this eMedTV segment, for those people who do have early signs and symptoms of hep C, they may include things such as fatigue, nausea, jaundice, and fever.
  • Early Symptoms of HIV
    Typically, early symptoms of HIV either do not appear at all or consist of a flu-like illness. This part of the eMedTV archives describes possible early signs and symptoms of this infection, including frequent fever, fatigue, skin rashes, and others.
  • Early Symptoms of Leukemia
    Early symptoms of leukemia may include fatigue, fever, and pain or a feeling of fullness below the ribs. This eMedTV Web page discusses early symptoms of leukemia in both acute and chronic cases of the cancer.
  • Early Symptoms of Lung Cancer
    As explained in this eMedTV article, early symptoms of lung cancer do not always develop. In fact, about a quarter of the people with the disease exhibit no early symptoms -- including some people with advanced cases of lung cancer.
  • Early Symptoms of Lyme Disease
    This page of the eMedTV site outlines the early symptoms of Lyme disease, including headache, fever, swollen lymph nodes, and a characteristic rash. This page provides especially detailed information on the rash that is a common sign of the disease.
  • Early Symptoms of MS
    Common early symptoms of MS include vague feelings of weakness, clumsiness, or exhaustion. This segment of the eMedTV library covers early signs and symptoms of the disease, including information on specific symptoms such as optic neuritis.
  • Early Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis
    As this eMedTV page explains, the type of early symptoms of multiple sclerosis one experiences depends on the parts of the central nervous system that are affected. This page lists early signs and symptoms of the condition, such as muscle weakness.
  • Early Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer
    As this section of the eMedTV archives explains, most women do not recognize early symptoms of ovarian cancer. But research shows there are warning signs. This page lists a few of them and stresses the importance of following up with your doctor.
  • Early Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
    This eMedTV page describes some early symptoms of Parkinson's disease, such as being overly tired, having difficulty getting out of a chair, and talking softly. This page also explains how many of these early signs are dismissed as normal aging.
  • Early Symptoms of Scleroderma
    Early symptoms of scleroderma will vary, depending on the type and subtype of the disease that a person has. This eMedTV article describes some early symptoms of various types, which usually affect the skin and the tissues beneath it.
  • Early Warning Signs of a Stroke
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