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2 1 21 hours ago
I am experiencing pain in my left upper arm muscle - cannot use adductor muscles to raise arm laterally without lots of pain. Was in my right arm a few months ago. Dr. did xray - said probably arthritis but it has move to left arm. I am left handed. Play sports left handed. 67 years old. Fairly...
2 1 21 hours ago
My feet get extremely cold at times. I am sure circulation is not the problem as there is always a good, solid pulse and no discoloration. Sometimes there is extreme burning associated with it. My pain mgmt MD is suggesting he add colon dim, clonoquin (sic) to the dilaudid I presently have going...
2 1 21 hours ago
Hello doctor I am 60years old now . I recognise that I usually have excessive sweating when the weather changes warm or cold ( mostly sweating on the face and feeling burning pain around area where passing the urine ) I check the urine test already and it is negative . Can I use the H.T. tablets...
2 1 21 hours ago
Yes. My husband is in the hospital. I m trying to understand the tests. Let me get my list. 1st about 10 yrs. ago he was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. Did nt follow up. Last 2 weeks..stomach pain and no sleep. Was told he had p ylori. put on 3 antiobiotics. Worsened. Lost 12 pounds and quit...
2 1 22 hours ago
my husband is alcoholic an coughs alot he has drank since he was 15 , everyday is 45 now ,but now he seems to cough, an turn red an almost pass for a minute, an this has made him be angry, escpecially at me for it , our angry if i say something about drinking , an im beginning to walk on egg...
3 2 22 hours ago
I have general tiredness; excessive saliva production; runny nose in colder weather; shortness of breath (diagnosed as COPD); frequent loose stools; and occasional excessive sweating at night. I am a 73 year old male and have been taking the same medications for a few years, but these symptoms...
2 1 22 hours ago
yes, me and my daughter have symptoms that mimic arthritis. Mine are most often blamed on my weight but weight was not a factor when I started having the symptoms. She weighs only 125 lbs, knee joints, back, and elbow joints hurt constantly and worse when cold. She has Extreme fatigue, stiffness,...
2 1 22 hours ago
I have severe Bursitis of the hips! Can t sleep due to the pain. Have had Steroid shots every 3 months and they do work. Is there another solution? I am afraid the shots will stop working. The pain is so bad! I had Spinal Fusion 3 years ago and when the Bursitis acts up so does the back pain! Help
2 1 22 hours ago
Hi my mother 52yrs old has suffered from unexplained internal swelling above the stomach area for the past 20years and has gradually got worse. Doctors don t understand what it is thats causing the swelling. It comes and goes. They have inserted cameras to look inside, carried out ultrasounds...
2 1 22 hours ago
WHEN I COUGH MY LEFT LEG HURTS. IT HAS BEEN DOING THIS FOR YEARS BUT IS GETTING WORSE. When i cough i have to get weight off that leg completely. my right leg is fine. My cough is very deep. and sometimes continuous without stopping for breath. I am 35, smoker, im on a inhaler, and i have some...
2 1 22 hours ago
went in and had a lung function tests for to see if I have asthma. When they got done doing certain tests they said they couldn.t do the pacific test for asthma because my numbers were too low to perform the asthma test, the ones that cause asthma attacks. So why would my number be so low and do...
2 1 22 hours ago
I was diagnosed with osteoporosis, and the doctor wants me on Prolia a shot every 6 month. I had hip surgery a year ago, my immune system is not very strong. Will I have problems with this mediation? My doctor told me it is safe. How safe is this drug, and what are the odd s to get these side...
2 1 22 hours ago
Hi, I am in my early fifties, two years ago I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes which is actually under control my a1c is 6,3 but lately I have been experiencing some lightheadedness and some bad headaches, I take co q ten which I ve stopped because I ve read that that can contribute to a...
2 1 22 hours ago
I am a 19-year-old female with type 1 diabetes. I am having really terrible insomnia that seems to be mostly caused by an abnormally accelerated heart rate. I am also experiencing dizziness and agitation. I haven t had any caffeine today and this doesn t feel like a panic attack or anxiety. It s...
2 1 22 hours ago
My husband age 79 and has Alzheimer s ha?s been experiencing tightness in the lower chest Went to the hospital Saturday...lots of heart test including cat. Discharged Monday... found nothing wrong with the heart. Still not eating. Lost a little of what little he ate at breakfast. Just made an...
2 1 22 hours ago
I have been told that my AlC is 7.1 - my endocrinologist asked me if I had any symptoms of Diabetes like extreme thirst - I drink a lot of water normally so no extreme thirst - just fatigue - this morning I was dizzy for a short time and laid time for 10-15 minutes and felt better. Right now just...
2 1 22 hours ago
hi my name is Windy Ramos and I have a question that needs an answer. Im 41 yrs old and my period started apirl 16 and im still on it. I went to the hospital and they told me that he thinks its homornal imbalance. The systems I have going on are: lack of sleep, sweating, I forget things, my words...
2 1 22 hours ago
I am experiencing joint pain and stiffness for the last couple of weeks and I think it may be related to some medications I take which are the generic for Wellbutrin (budiproprian?) and I was taking Chantix and Amitriptiline for restless legs. Could that be?
2 1 22 hours ago
Hello I am 75 year old female in good health for the most part. I am currently taking Bupropion Xl Gabapentin 300MG and Ativan for anxiety. I have developed ringing/hissing in my right ear and I have a need to take a deep breath or yawn every 5 or 6 minutes. Could one of these drugs be giving me...
3 2 22 hours ago
about two weeks ago i was having neck problems kept feeling like tension or a stiff neck, that finally went away. then a few days later i had the flu, now about 4 days after the flu i feel like i have a rubber band around my shoulder and no circulation. any ideas
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