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8 1 5 days ago
My mom is incontinent with Alzheimer s she is 89. She has gotten very weak since yesterday Still eating very little and drinking cranberry juice. She has a fever of 100.4. Blood pressure not too bad 140 /55. We hate to take her toER. We gave her a macrodentin just in case we also have cipro.
10 1 5 days ago
Yes, I have had a few night time seizures over the past few years and I have no symptoms of any kind all I know is I wake up on the floor with a cut on my face usually and don t know where Iam at for a few seconds.And I am kind of soar the next day and worn out. I am scared to go to the Doctor...
5 1 Thu, 16 Jun 2016
A few times a week and a couple times a day sometimes I get really dizzy and lately my vision has been blacking out along with the dizziness. I can catch myself and sit down before I fall and it only lasts from 7-13 seconds. It s happened since as far back as I can remember. I m only 16 and I...
7 1 Mon, 13 Jun 2016
I am having lower back pain... during the day it is a minor inconvenience just an dull ache but when I sleep if I lay on my right side I will wake up with a sharp stabbing pain in my lower right back to the point I have trouble getting up or standing for a few minutes then it subsides. I have...
12 1 Mon, 13 Jun 2016
My mother is 82 years old. She was widowed 4 years ago after a 58 year marriage to my dad.Since my dad died my sister and I have both noticed a decrease in her mental functioning. She has a terrible short term memory problem and seems to forget a great many things. In addition, she sometimes...
5 1 Mon, 13 Jun 2016
Hello I normally do not have nosebleeds. And the last 4 days I ve had for bloody noses. These are concerning to me because I have a hard time to get them to stop bleeding. After many attempts with a cold pack on my nose with my head tilted forward it takes about the over 30 minutes to get the...
9 1 Mon, 13 Jun 2016
Hi there, I lost my mother 2 weeks ago. She slurred speech, talking in different languages, vision was impaired seeing white lines, and confused. I found her in the bathroom, her mouth was twisted and her eyes were red. My sister told me blood was coming out of her ears. Did she have stroke or...
7 1 Fri, 10 Jun 2016
I have RSD/Crps. Had for 13 years I watch the shows no one every talks about this topic. I have did an experimental I was in a ketamine comma. my whole body has it. I have a spinal cord stimulator. what are your thoughts about this illness. I can t afford to pay for an answer. So no matter what I...
11 1 Fri, 3 Jun 2016
My friend is 78years old .she called tonight and said she has been dizzy and so nauseous she can t even drink her coffee. In the past she has had trouble with her pancreas. That s been 10 years ago. She is on oxygen for COPD. Also on thyroid medication .
7 1 Thu, 2 Jun 2016
I m 25 weeks pregnant and I m having strange sensations in my head, when I blink my eyes wobble and feeling like I have extra fluid in my head. I m currently decreasing my tablets duloxitine 20mg every other day, amatriptaline to 10mg a day & oxycontin to 20mg a day. I m not sure what would be...
7 1 Thu, 2 Jun 2016
Hi I fell over a week ago tomorrow backwards and hit the back of my head on concrete. I have a cut minor that s scabbing up stopped bleeding that night and a big bump and feels really bruised all around the back of my head. My head keeps making a crunch like noise and I have to take painkillers...
7 1 Thu, 2 Jun 2016
Hello Im 42 yrs old female I have been having pressure in my forehead and temple while driving for long periods of time. I habe been noticing that my eyes started to get heavy also these pass months to the point where I eyes close for a quick few second. Im afraid to drive over 30min because of...
7 1 Wed, 1 Jun 2016
i was told a year ago i have crumbling spine, i had loads of phisio and aqupuncher. It was really painful and i cant say it really worked. For the last week the pain in my neck, right arm is really bad, i am taking pain killers but don t no if helping. i don t know how to get rid of the pain. Im...
10 1 Wed, 1 Jun 2016
history of disc herniation at L4,L5. Have been experiencing stiffness and achy in right posterior hip. Feels like a knot there. Starting yesterday I have numbness at that location, going down into my leg and I have numbness and weakness in my foot , which I can t flex up towards my leg.
11 1 Wed, 1 Jun 2016
I am a 65-year-old female; I was diagnosed almost 2 years ago with rigid-predominant Parkinson s disease. The last couple of months or so, I have been experiencing sporadic pain and weakness in my right elbow, and also (at night only) in my left shoulder. I told my PCP, he has me taking 2 Aleve...
6 1 Wed, 1 Jun 2016
Hi, I ve been dizzy all day for the last 2 months. It started off only at night, and now it s all the time. It gets worse indoors and better in direct light outdoors. It s also better in dim lighting. The dizziness started 3 months after I gave birth. I saw a doctor who told me it was vertigo,...
13 1 Wed, 1 Jun 2016
Dear Sir, dear Madam, This afternoon, I started to feel faint from what I believe to be overheating. I felt nauseous, sleepy with a subsequent headache. Afterwards, I even developed an attack of diarrhea. I have suffered from overheating in the past so I recognize the symptoms but diarrhea didn t...
13 1 Wed, 1 Jun 2016
My 20 yo son has autism without help he is constipated so he uses dulcolax 2x a day with his medicine and miralax as his juice to take his medicine. His poops are extremely large, to the point he will clog the toilet most often, and smell awful and he has terrible gas. The color is an orange...
12 1 Tue, 31 May 2016
Can you please tell me what the difference is between a TENS machine and a SCS implant? I have had chronic lower back pain after a injury 8 years ago. I am on Morphine 100mg x 2 daily, and am looking for something to help with the pain besides increasing the dose of meds. Thank you, Lisa
5 1 Tue, 31 May 2016
Hi, I am a 41 year old woman, regularly work out in the gym with weights and have always stayed active. I work in an office for 32 hours a week. At present I have a very sore and stiff neck. I am very tender up around my top vertebrae and slightly to the left side. I also find it painful to turn...
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