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2 1 1 day ago
I am presently on 75 mg of venlafaxine once daily. I am taking this once a day with 4 other medications for Parkinson s. I have an appointment with my neurologist in two weeks. I have a problem with getting an erection. I d like to ask my Dr. about taking the 37.5 mg once a day. What s your...
2 1 1 day ago
I am 65 and Cialis stopped working for me about a year ago. I have blown hundreds of $$$ on male enhancement pills that didn t work. I watched countless videos on how to make home made male juices. Is there any damn thing I can do to restart my sex life or am I doomed ???
2 1 1 day ago
I am a 79 yr. old male, wife passed after 54 yrs together, and am just starting to date a woman 64 yrs. old. So I requested a ED Pill from my Doctor since I do experience A-Fib, and take Pradaxa for blood thinner. He prescribed a generic for Viagra, 50MG, which I tried last night, and seemed to...
2 1 1 day ago
Hi I am 72 years old and in good health except I am having a problem with ED. I can sometimes get an erection but it does not last long enough to complete a sexual encounter. Plus the fact that it does not get hard enough to even enter the my mates sexual cavity. I have tried several different...
2 1 2 days ago
hello doctor, I am a 78 year old male good phys condition work out 2 to 3 times a wk for many years. for the past few months my legs have ached non stop as though I have just begun exercising. taking a break for 10 days gave some relief but not 100%. ( blood pressure normal with meds.I take a...
2 1 3 days ago
I am a 74 year old female. I am taking the following medication: atenolol..100 mg 1x per day, hydroclothizid 25 mg 1x, hydralazine 10 mg 3x daily for high blood pressure. I also take 20 mg of atorvastatin for cohlestoral, 500 mg daily metformin for diabetes, 25 mg amitripyline for...
2 1 3 days ago
For the last 5 years, the bottom of both feet feel spongy. It started after wearing new sneakers without socks for a two week period and the feeling hasn t gone away. The bottom of my feet are fine, skin is not cracked and smooth. I do take blood pressure and cholesterol meds. Otherwise, my...
2 1 3 days ago
Possible things that could be causing fatigue, vacillating BP, dizziness and balance issues, hot flashes, low motivation? I am 66 years old. Also slowly gaining weight and cannot lose any. Lifestyle nor diet has changed. Metabolic panel results all within normal range. Cannot find a cause .
3 2 3 days ago
My husband wakes up every morning feeling really bad. He is usually weak and feels bad until around noon or 1 p.m. After that he slowly begins to feel better and by night time he is almost his old self. He is 83 years old and does have some health problems but this feeling so very bad in the...
4 2 3 days ago
I was given this medicine for nerve pain and I m not comfortable taking it because of reading about some of the side effects from it,I really need this or something to help with the soarness,body aches astiffness!I can t get a good night of sleep and are so soar when I get up in the mornings I am...
2 1 3 days ago
My father is over 60 years old, he has been suffering from severe waist pain for many years, it is so severe now that the pains sometimes goes down to his laps and so deep. Recently someone said it was acute rheumatism and mentioned ASLO, please I wish to know if this severe pain is related to...
2 1 3 days ago
Help for night sweats and hot flashes. I am 72 yrs. old have tried many medications, black cohash, Zoloft, Effexor, and plant hormones. I have had this issue for over 20 years, my doctor feels I may be in the 5% who may have them the rest of my life. I definately have sleep issues, I m wakened...
2 1 3 days ago
I am 72 years old. A few years ago I was told I become allergic to bees. I was stung by to Yellow Jackets about 5 hours ago. My breathing has been fine but in the last hour or two my right arm has begun to swell up. I was stung in the head and on the side.. do you think I should go to the ER?...
2 1 3 days ago
My wife had shingles at age 58. She is 60 now. I am 61 and I have not had shingles, and I did have chickenpox. We are considering the shingles vaccine, Shingrix. Should we get it soon? or wait? I think my odds of getting shingles increases as I age, and the vaccine has a limited useful life. So...
2 1 4 days ago
My father is having filaria for one leg for the past 30 years. Now the size of the leg swelled too much. Now the skin of the leg has getting some type of ulcers and water is getting leaked from it. He is nearly 70 years. He is able to walk now. He is mild diabitic Is there any treatment available...
2 1 5 days ago
My aunt (who is 92 years old and has a heart condition and ocpd) has been complaining of pain in her back and sides (she is recovering from a broken hip about 2 months ago) and her doctor has prescribed Ultram (tramadol). I m concerned about the possible side effects that could increase some of...
2 1 5 days ago
I just had a stress test that indicated inferior and lateral eschemia. Pump indicated 65% working. Now they want to do an angiogram. I have lymphedema in my right leg from stage 3 ovarian cancer. Also my innards were taken out washed off and returned so does this make the angiogram more...
2 1 5 days ago
Hi, my question is why are my feet swollen. I am 75, and overweight. I take thyroid medicine for prescriptions. I m in average health. I ve been battling neuropathy and lymphedema for many years, but about a week or so ago, my feet have been swollen on the top and in my toes to the point that it...
2 1 5 days ago
is there something that can be done so my Mom does not keep having strokes, she is 93 because of her first stroke she also has siesiors where she goes to sleep for a short time she is on medicine however it does not help all the time not sure how to spell siesiors
2 1 6 days ago
I am new to Ensure. Just had my first bottle a few minutes ago. 350 Cs per bottle. Was chocolate. Tasted rather good. I could probably, taste-wise, with no persuasian consume three a day. Good idea or not? I stand 6 ft 4 and am down to 138 lbs dripping wet. Coming on 84 years old. Blood workup of...