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Hi I am a female age 51 and was just diagnosed with OA, degenerative joint disease in the knees...
I have been experiencing a persistent dull pain lower back leftside...does not appear to be swollen... how do I know if it's degenerative disc, muscle spasm or tear or.....
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I am a 57 year old female who fractured my foot in three places a month ago. I have been in a boot and using a knee stroller for the entire time. In the past three days I have developed shortness of breath, mild heavy chest feeling and lose my breath and hyperventilate with minor physical...
1 0 11 minutes ago
Hi. I have cold/flu like symptoms. I have low grades headache (although, those are all the time), equilibrium is off, and constant laryngitis whenever anyone that has a cold, so much as breathes on me. I am sick with these symptoms every 3-4 months. Had physical and and blood work, their telling...
1 0 12 minutes ago
Hi, I just purchased some ashwaghanda. I have fibro and hypothroid, not really sure if it s hasimotos or not. been on medication for the thyroid issue for 42 years. I am 60 years old and just so tired of not having any energy and dealing with the fibro fog and my mood swings I thought the...
1 0 13 minutes ago
Hi I was prescribed clarithromycin for 5 days after course the following day my vagina is incredibly sore to wipe red and hot . Can fucidin cream help calm it done or sudo cream. I have been unable to get a doctors appointment had this issue is getting worse thank you x
1 0 14 minutes ago
Hi I had a injection several months ago and have a pea size tender area that has caused a swollen face and after two courses of anti biotics it s still tender and when pressed gently I get a electric tingle feeling??? HELP think the dentist thinks I m imagining the pain
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I am experiencing severe painful muscle cramps calf, thigh, sometimes arm & hand. I have had cramps sporadically before but never continuous & so painful. No medication changes recently, no new exercises started. I have been drinking some Tonic Water with quinine with temporary relief. Today,...
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What could cause a sudden shaking of the body, chattering teeth, and feeling cold all over? I am sitting with an 84 year-year old lady with the sudden onset of these symptoms. Should I call 911? The shaking slows down at times, then it starts back up.
1 0 16 minutes ago
I have a group of seemingly unrelated symptoms and I have been wondering if they could actually be related. I am a 67 year old woman. Low thyroid since 18 years old, thinning hair, asthma, moderate to severe arthritis in knees, shoulders, and some in hips.
1 0 16 minutes ago
When things do not go the way I think they should go....I have noticed that I have uncontrollable verbal outburst using profanity when I am alone...usually cursing my wife, even tho she had nothing to do with the outcome....For example, I went in for a job interview, and felt rejected....While...
1 0 17 minutes ago
I have a prescription for prednisone but not sure that I shud take it because I take blood pressure meds and medication for underactive thyroid-my right shoulder is painful now for around 3 months and the pain seems to go up and down my arm but I don t want to get the shot email address is YYYY@YYYY
1 0 18 minutes ago
Hi, I had a steroid injection into my shoulder this am. This Thursday a.m. another doctor has ordered lab work to be drawn. Will this steroid still affect my Blood Sugar by that point. Will it affect any other routine lab work results? It will be 48 hours after the injection.
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My mother has been suffering for months with nausea, vomiting, excessive phlegm....increase in belching and difficulty with eating. Most of the time, the thought of food makes her nauseated. Sometimes, eating does help. She has also been suffering off/on with what she believes is a bladder...
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G day. Occaisionaly I have had gout. be it from wine or potatoes ,UI only use it when I get severe pain in jponts of feet where the gout crystals are.I am 78 YO male. I have osteoarthritis and a super bad back from stenosis. I also have had a back operation called a leminectomy [ 10 years ago] My...
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In March I had TURP suregery, during which my bladder was ruptured. I had bladder urodynamic testing last week and it was determined that I have a small , rigid bladder and that urind is backing up into the ureters. I am up everey 20-30 minutes during the night to urinate. I have been given...
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I have had a mild to moderate pain in my right side just under the bottom of the ribs for two weeks. I am 72 and have been diagnosed with torturous colon and adhesions, on laxatives by gastro doctor. This is a new symptom and don t know if it just some kind of muscle strain or should I go to...
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2 1/2 wks ago I fell hard on my R knee. X-ray showed no fracture. I had osteoarthritis. I did have brusing. Today my R leg & foot have began to swell & I have pain in my R hip. Could it be a blood clot. My PCP is closed. Should I go to a clinic?
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I have a throbbing pain on the outside of my left leg above the ankle. It awakens me at night and is intermittent through the day. I went to my primary doctor and she was puzzled. She didn t think it was a clot as it isn t tender or swollen. I am having a right occipital nerve root block tomorrow...
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For the past month I have been having difficulty with swelling in my feet and ankles, primarily on my left side. It started when we flew home from Alaska. I thought it was from sitting so long on the plane. But it has continued since then, especially when I am at work and sitting at my desk. This...
1 0 1 hour ago
Day 4 of what appears spider bite what type not sure burning stinging with bite with severe skin reaction turned yellow at bite site then redness spread down my arm. Bactrim Bid at urgent care. Now 3 days post bite on Bactrim site lighter and looking better but now have flu symptoms and feeling...
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