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1 0 6 hours ago
My perineum is swollen and sore. It hurts to wipe. I do not believe I have a hemmeroid (sp?) as the soreness is north of my anus. I have had increased difficulty keeping the area clean. I have been more tired than usual and now have groin pain as well.
1 0 10 hours ago
Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here... I have a daughter with ASA Lyase Deficency she has started with high blood sugars but they go up high and fall, at times they can be over 300! Any ideas if this is related to her Urea Cycle Disorder?
2 1 11 hours ago
GOOD MORNING DOCTOR. MY NAME IS jhbj AND I LIVE IN ABUDHABI UAE. I AM TYPE 1 DIABETIC SINCE LAST 3 YEARS, I AM USING HUMALOG MIX50. THE QUERY WITH ME GOING ON NOW ADAYS IS THAT MY BLOOD SUGAR GOES LOW IN THE MID EVENING. DOSES SUGGESTED BY MY DOCTOR IN PAKISTAN(HOMETOWN) WERE 18-16-18. AT TIME...
1 0 12 hours ago
age 39, i am not having family history of sugar, normal weight and rugular jogger . when i was suffered from fever and take medicine during that time my fasting sugar 176, eventhough there is no single sugar symptoms sofar. now i am in diet to reduce my weight by 5 kg.
1 0 12 hours ago
I have a numb feeling in my feet especially when waking up in the morning. It seems to improve during the day when I am up and about. I had coronary bypass surgery four years ago. My GP suspects I may be heading for diabetes but wants to another test in two months time. I am a 67 year old man....
2 1 12 hours ago
Hi I just checked my dads bloods sugar and it is 155. He is 6 2, 240lbs and 48 years old. He also was just recently diagnosed as a type 2 diabetic last week. He just ate dinner about an hour 1/2 ago. Is this number high? If so how much lower should it be? We also know after meals this number...
2 1 12 hours ago
dear sir, i am abdul leaving in saudi since 10years, i am effected with diabetics since OCT-2010.in fasting 223-chols-220 and trigl..330.. bp is normal,after taking one month medicine for diabetics -and trig.. my sugar level reduced after two months as in sugar fasting -159-cholest-209...
1 0 12 hours ago
Hi, I am writting from Mexico, I am a writting on behalf of my husband a 58 year old diabetic for the past 10 or 15 years. I have laboratory test with following results: December 7/10 Glucose 163.60mg/dl Creatinine 2.18mg/dl Urea 108.97mg/dl December 15th/10 Creatinine 1.6mg/dl Urea 103.41mg/dl...
1 0 12 hours ago
Hi, my dad has type 2 diabetes but because of the holidays most doctors are out of clinic. My dad s been taking junovia, norizec and coversyl daily but struggles to put his blood sugar down. He hasn t eaten his breakfast this morning and bs was at 270. Please advice what medication we can take to...
3 2 13 hours ago
My husband was just diagnosed with diabetes on friday. He is going to meet with the diatician soon. But for now...his blood sugar is running around 217 fasting and around 280 after his meals. Should we just wait for next week or is this an emergency?
2 1 13 hours ago
I am a 30 year old diabetic taking insulin two or sometime three times for the last 15 years, and married from 5 months. I work from 10 to 6 a. I used to take novorapied insulin & lantus & was very controlled but now I take 20 unit humaline 70/30 at breakfast at 7.30 am & 20 unit at lunch at 7 pm...
1 0 13 hours ago
Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...I have been a type i diabetic for over 50 years. I feel my health beginning to decline dispite all my best efforts. What is the average life span for someeone like me?
6 1 15 hours ago
Hello I been having these weird feeling in my vains and I can see my pulse from my t-shirt and sometimes I twitch I looked on the internet and diagnosed my self wit fasciculations or dystonia but if its dystonia it is a mild case because my neck do turn sometimes on its own to the right and left...
5 1 15 hours ago
I just received a phone call from my internist. I have an appt on Friday. Regular check-up. I was told by the nurse not to take any Potassium or any OTC medication until the MD sees me on Friday. The only OTC drugs I take are Centrum Silver, Omega Red, B12 and I eat a banana a day because of leg...
2 1 15 hours ago
I just got blood test results my glucose fasting was 101/dL. How can I lower that, my mom just passed in July she was diabetic and my dad s mom was diabetic.I cant believe all the problems this disease causes, I worried that I ll have it too. according to the results Im prediabetic, right?
5 1 15 hours ago
hi doc.I am 42 yrs old from last 15 yrs I am suffering from diabities type 1 taking insulin human mixtard and actrapid but now problem is my legs veins not working properly and had a charcot from last 1 year foot remain swollen near knee unable to walk properly plus I am suffering from...
6 1 15 hours ago
I am 30 yrs old 295lbs 6ft tall male, about 6 weeks ago I all of a sudden woke up with cloudy vision in my right eye, I had gone to an eye doctor 4 days later to have an exam done since I have diabetes and had explained the situation, he had done all tests he could think of to do and everything...
3 2 15 hours ago
i have recently been told i am diabetic type 2. In the three days since i tested avoiding sugary item my levels have gone from 13.7 to 9 mol. and going down. following a scarsdale diet. I am 60 and am 12.2 My retinal scan was entirely normal. What do you suggest I had no specific symptoms.
3 1 15 hours ago
I have diabetes 2 and am supposed to take metformin but I like to drink. I have a few glasses of wine and a gin and tonic a night, I know that s bad but I am in my sixties and have done so for about 20 years. I have been taking the tablet each day but seem to have bouts of diarohea so have...
4 1 15 hours ago
Hello. I am 60 yrs of age. I have been diagnosed as type 2 diabetic for last 22 years. However my sugar in the morning or after breakfast fluctuates. I have been feeling dizzy last several weeks and hence monitored my sugar for 1 week. In last month I have affected in heart attack. I take...
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