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2 1 Mon, 17 Apr 2017
HI,HAVE A QUESTION. ABOUT 10 YEARS AGO I HAD MY LAST SEIZURE, USED TO HAVE A SEIZURE DISORDER. MY DR. PRESCRIBED ME CHANTIX, DID NOT FILL IT YET. MY WIFE SAID I SHOULD NOT TAKE IT. I REALLY WANT TO QUIT SMOKING, CAN YOU TELL ME IF IT IS SAFE TO TAKE CHANTIX?? PLEASE LET ME KNOW, I REALLY...
1 0 Mon, 17 Apr 2017
Help! My husband has Parkinson and recently fell and now has a small tear in the cartilage of his left hip. He was in the hospital over night and after coming home could not get off his chair because of the pain. He is now in a nursing home for extensive therapy and is doing terrible with his...
1 0 Mon, 17 Apr 2017
I have red itchy skin around my eyes mostly upper lid area and some swelling. I have seasonal allergies and have been having allergy injections in attempt to reduce symptoms but have not had injections for 3 weeks and my eyes continue with above symptoms. The ENT I am working with for allergy...
1 0 Sun, 16 Apr 2017
Hi Dr Rynne, I have a 42 year old daughter who has an upper eyelid that has recently dropped & is obvious in pictures. She has seen her optometrist who is referring her to an oculoplastic surgeon in Atlanta (where she lives). My concern is whether her brain should be scanned before just treating...
6 1 Fri, 14 Apr 2017
Hi, my 74 yr old dad had craniotomy October 2012 for subdural haematoma. There is residual fluid there but he is now asymptomatic and fully independent. He wants to fly to Europe (2hr flight) and home within 48hrs. Will this be ok? thank you Mona macadam
6 1 Fri, 14 Apr 2017
94 yr old...type 2 diab...has weak episodes...always after breakfast...not frequent...physician and I discussed...reviewed usual breakfast menu...concerned too many carbs initially...have watched, added more protein...she becomes weak, clammy...think some loss of alertness...in past have just put...
6 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
my father had a weired situation when he missed out home and come back after 4 hours and he cannot remember what happened on these 4 hours and he has diabetes type 2 and has acute respiratory infection and is treated with antibiotic ...i suspected the antibiotic may cause that ...can u help me here
28 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
Hi my name is Zuleyma Martinez . I m 25 years old ,and I have problem with staying focus in school I have heard about smart pills .what I know I think I have A.D.D. What should I do .you think my doctor could give me smart pill . Idk what should I do .
5 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
For years my feet have been hurting, itching and burning. nothing can be seen and my blood sugar is normal. my feet are extremely sensitive. It is very difficult to sleep at night and I have to take a sleeping pill and a Tylenol 3 before bedtime and it does not do the job. can you please help?
6 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
My husband has chronic high blood pressure. He takes clonidine but it knocks him out. He has taken Diovan, but it does not work. Currently he is taking Lisinopril and HCTZ. 60 mg of Lisinopril a day and 25 mg. of HCTZ. Family Dr. prescribed a Calcium Channel Blocker ,but I am hesitant to put him...
6 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
Hello, I ve been experiencing some problems such as balance, tremors, confusion, 2 fingers numb on left hand, severe depression and anxiety, trouble swallowing, consentration. I was also hospitalized because of a nervous breakdown for over a month. I don t want to self diagnose, but I checked the...
6 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
I m 31 and have Peripheral Neuropathy. My veins on the top of my feet are bulging and tight. This has caused severe burning sensation and pain. I ve asked my Rheumatologist and primary care doctor. Neither of them seem to know what this is caused by or what can alleviate the symptoms.
11 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
Hello I am a 37 yo female who started having flutters about a month ago I am under alot of stress and on anti-anxiety meds.It all started when I fell and landed on my hip. Exray showed 7 vertebrea in the thoartic spine are misaligned. I have been to see a cardiologist 2 weeks ago and the stress...
5 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
Hi, My name is Steven. I have had MS for about 25yrs now. On approx. Sept. 2010 the results of my MRI were stated in part as, Several lesions are hypointense on T1. Also, there are lesions @ C3-4, C4-5 and C5-6. Fast forward to today... COULD an excerbation in these areas couse me to have symtoms...
6 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
throbbing clitoris I suffer from chronic pain in my entire spine. I ve broken my low back/tailbone twice. I also have nerve damage in my spine. When that nerve damage flares up it feels like IM being electrocuted and it goes into my clitoris and makes it throb. Why does it do that and can I make...
4 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
what are the dangers working long hours in a low humidity room? I had a stroke on sept. 15th. The doctors found nothing wrong with me. I do however work in a controlled humidity room for 12 hours each day. The humidity is below1%. YYYY@YYYY . I am wondering if the low humidity could have been a...
5 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
I periodically get deep pain in the bones of my feet, knee, or hips along with severe skin sensitivity. There is nothing on my skin but it feels like a severe sunburn. Sometimes I only have skin pain. It only happens in one place at a time. It lasts for a day or two. Sometimes the pain in the...
6 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
I am currently recovering from the flu. Today has been much better, however when I stand up, I get a sharp throbbing pain in the occipital region of my head. When I sit it gets better but not by much. I d say that its moderate sitting. What could it be and how can I treat it?
6 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
Please suggest me a medicine CERVICAL SPINE: Osteophytic lipping from C2 to C6 level Mild reduction in disc space are seen from C3-4 to C6-7 LUMBO-SACRAL SPINE: Osteophytic lipping is seen in all lumbar vertebrae.Reduction in disc spaces at all levels most marked at L5-S1 level
6 1 Thu, 13 Apr 2017
How are you? I have been experiencing tingling and numbness in toes,feet,heels,burning sensation in feet and heels, slight burning,stiffness in joints in fingers and toes for a month at once it was quite painful to walk now the issue is getting much milder
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