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I am 76 years of Female, 185 pound+_,:as references I had bicycle fall injuries 7-8 years ago on left side hip to tight to leg...down & used Acupuncture & physiotherapy....etc. * for now I am taking only take Cholesterol pill, ....& my leg, ankle & feet are swelling & can t get help from my...
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Iam 76 and in good health. Saw my doctor Tues and he thought I had a virus. Five days ago I started having alternate sweating and shivering sessions. Not critical but very botheronme. Then Monday, I woke with major headache - concentrated between neck and head. Occasionally rotate to front of...
2 1 1 hour ago
The left side of my neck (in the back) has been painful on and off for the last 7 hours. It starts at my hairline and goes down to my shoulder blade. I had a flu shot last Saturday (3 days ago). what could it be? I am 70 years old, a female and in good health.
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Hello, I take a lot of medication including Oxycontin. I am a 74 yr old male. I have had periods of sweating that last for up to 3 hours. If I sit in front of a fan or in an air-conditioned car I feel better but it may not stop the sweating. I have been on prednisone for a rheumatic condition. My...
2 1 1 hour ago
Hello. My Dad is 74 years old and was recently in the hospital in Florida with Pneumonia of his left lung. He had a very bad Bronchitis. He was given Colchicine and other medications. His illness was severe. He recovered quite well but since retuning to New York the symptom of speaking and then...
4 1 2 hours ago
I m 64 yr old male, 190 lbs 5 11 in excellent health. I work out 3-4 times week, climb mountains, etc. nothing notableexcept for one really embarrassing development. I have at the very top of my legs to each side of inner thighs heavy smelly moisture which I ve been treating with anti fungal...
2 1 4 hours ago
Caucasian male age 65 prescribed topamax after first and only seizure last May; after past six months of being on topamax having side effects-foggy headed at times, muscle/joint pains, recent metabolic panel with high choride of 112, high creatinine of 1.5 and low gfr of 47 with no prior kidney...
2 1 5 hours ago
I have the apoe4 gene. I am 70 years old and I failed the memory test at my primary physicians. He has referred me to a neurogist. I know my memory is slipping. What tests should I ask for. I am terrified because my mother had alzheimers. YYYY@YYYY .
2 1 5 hours ago
I am a 68 year old female and i have severe pudendal nerve pain. My urologist had me go to physical therapy for pelvic pain, and it helped veryvlittle. I take 800 mg og gabapentin 3 times a day and it really doesn t help. I had a shot into the nerve, but that didn t help. I am getting pretty...
2 1 5 hours ago
My husband has parkinson, his first Nerologist perscribed azlect, as he said it would slow down the progression. Now the new Nerologist says that at his age which is only 77, it probably will not help him so he could stop taking it. I would like to know what you think. I feel he should continue...
2 1 5 hours ago
My mother is 75 years old and in Sept 2017 had partial knee replacement. It took her a long time to come out of the anesthesia but otherwise has healed well. However, she lived with her significant other and became paranoid about him having an affair. There was no evidence. She now has kicked him...
2 1 6 hours ago
Hello I a 75 year old female. I have,Sharp groin pain. I have had this before and found a few excercises helped. The pain is on the right side. I know if I cross my leg over my to left thigh my range of motion is much less than when I place my left leg over my right thigh and press down at my...
2 1 6 hours ago
85 year old with copd, dementia ( i.e. good in the moment but can t remember what she just ate or did ) can reason but does not realize her condition-- aggressive if she thinks you are keeping medical or financial information from her) Just started hands shaking - sometimes so violently can t...
2 1 6 hours ago
My only symptom is urge incontinence which brought me to a urogynecologist. He diagnosed me with prolapsed vagina, prolapsed uterus, rectocoele. Said surgery could fix it all. I did have a cystography and urodynamic test. I m trying a pessary. Another urogynecologist said I have OAB and said...
2 1 6 hours ago
I am experiencing pain on my left side when I take a deep breath and cannot sleep on that side at all. I did have a mammogram a week ago so thought it was that but pressing left breast does not hurt?? I do not have shortness of breath, 140/87 blood pressure, overweight, 68 years old. I did have...
2 1 6 hours ago
10 years ago my grandson screamed in my wife s ear . which caused her to be sensitive to loud noises . Places we avoid loud resturants , bands , live football games . We did many test and it was called severe recruitment but never got much better . We have special ear pieces made to keep noise...
2 1 6 hours ago
My 84 yr. old mother just told me last night she had a take your breath away pain in her left armpit; it swelled up she got really cold chills and got nauseated to where she got sick. She said she has had the pain like that before. Two weeks ago she had a EKG because it felt like someone...
2 1 6 hours ago
Good evening, I am 61 yrs old and in great health, but I did get the flu (strain b) and it was almost 4 weeks ago. I feel OK but I have lost my sense of smell, therefore taste. Pretty scary. Like I said, in good health, active, and not overwieght at all. I went online and this looks to be fairly...
2 1 6 hours ago
Hi, my 92 year old mother has been showing signs of being angry and aggressive toward the other residents in her assisted living facility. UTI has been ruled out and she was taking 25 mg of Zoloft for the last 2 years which has recently been increased to 50 mg because of her behavior. She does...
2 1 7 hours ago
I m questioning for the elderly that is on oxygen does that affect anything with the breathing it appears to me that yes he goes to sleep he s 97 but he s on oxygen idiots at times irritable during the day seems more tired he s very active 97 year old anyway and then again also he has seems to...
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