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2 1 Thu, 1 Feb 2018
I have a rather dull aching pain in my right inner thigh.. ido have varicose veins . I took 2 —81 mg aspirins. But pain is still there . I am an x-ray technologist.. so I am familiar with some symptoms of deep vein thrombus??? Is it safe to wait to see my dr on Monday am? I have no history of...
2 1 Thu, 11 Jan 2018
Yes! I am 69 yrs old and take only 75mg of levothyroxine in the am due to thyroid issues. No other meds and see doctor annually. I do have spider veins and above my left knee they re bulging more and I have an area that is swollen and feels hot, even to the touch. It gets worse (hurts like a...
2 1 Thu, 11 Jan 2018
i have broken blood vessels on the bottom of my left foot. I did not injure the foot. I have a lot of swelling due to the blood collection. I have had broken blood vessels in my hands and legs lately, but never on th bottom of my foot. I have severe varicose veins in my left leg. Should I get...
2 1 Tue, 26 Dec 2017
Thank you for your quick response. I have a really hard time having an IV put in my arm. My veins roll, blow collapse whatever, they try so many times I can t stand it. At that point I am begging for them to numb the area before they stick me again and 99% of the doctors tell me they can t do...
2 1 Tue, 19 Dec 2017
Hi, I donated blood for the first time today and after I left the build my arm started to hurt. The pain started to radiate toward my neck and now the pain is killing me in my neck and shoulder. Should I be worried ? I took ibuprofen but it’s not helping.
2 1 Fri, 15 Dec 2017
I had a stroke due to a bilateral vertebral dissection on April 16th and then another 2.5cm tear on my left vertebral artery in august. I have to fly from Denver to north Carolina the 28th of this month...how will the altitude effect me and is it safe to fly
13 1 Thu, 7 Dec 2017
Hi recently I ve noticed my veins coming from my left shoulder to heat and my left breast noticeable which I find weird since I ve never ever seen it that clearly what doesnit mean and I ve. Notice some on my sides to belly now which is so new to me please let me know??
12 1 Wed, 6 Dec 2017
i am 32 year old i have been Ill since 23 i have bergers disease and Gilberts disease i suffer alot of symptoms the main being serious pain and extreme fatigue, muscle weakness and pain and joint pain, headaches, cognitive problems, short term memory problems, ibs every year i seem to deteriate...
13 1 Sat, 2 Dec 2017
I am a 23 year old female and have suffered a venous sinous thombosis, had an SVT ablation, and a Pulmonary embolism in the last 2 years. I have also suffered extreme fluctuations in my weight dropping as much as 25 pounds in a month and a half and gaining as much as 38 pounds in 3 months. My...
2 1 Sat, 2 Dec 2017
My husband had varicose Vein stripping a week ago. He is continuing to bleed and is in pain. The doctor prescribed gabapentin 100 mg. This medication is used for seizures and neuropathy. The side effect warnings are frightening. The advise for the bleeding was not to remove the bandaide. I have a...
11 1 Fri, 1 Dec 2017
8-9 years back I was suffering with neurocysticercosis I take valprol Cr 500 medicine around 2& half year but I leave taking medicine after that without Doctor s Consultation . I don t face any symptoms from last 6 years .but cause of side effects of medicine weight gain & back pain as well as...
13 1 Fri, 1 Dec 2017
My 10 years old son has suffered from posterior cerebral artery infarct distal branch.About 17 days have passed .Only quadrantanopia was present on perimetery done on 3 days after the episode. Investigations done till now have not ruled out any etiology.I want to know the treatment,prevention,...
15 1 Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Pls what are the stages of cidp my husband has it ..he took cortisone for a month without any better so all doctors agreed to stop it they said it is v slow in a two yrs time he didnt get worse..but lately he had imbalance and more numbness in his feet more tremor in the hands sleepy most of the...
2 1 Mon, 20 Nov 2017
I have varicose vains in my legs. I always have throbbing pain when I am on my feet. Lately I ve had more pain than usual, Restless legs at night and some swelling. Today I noticed 2 large bruises on my legs and I don t know how I got them. What is going on??
2 1 Thu, 16 Nov 2017
I am a male, 51 years old in good physical health. I have a swollen vein going from right armpit, running next to my nipple going down towards my navel. Has gotten more prominent in the last couple of days, is tender feeling especially if touched or raising right arm. BP is 138/80. Any input...
2 1 Tue, 14 Nov 2017
I continue to get blockages in the arteries in my legs. What type of Doctor do you recommend I see? Have seen a heart doctor for many years (although there is nothing wrong with my heart) and he has performed the arteriograms and opened the blockages. He has retired now so am asking if I should...
14 1 Mon, 13 Nov 2017
greeting to you this is ambroz this side, i am in a doubt whether i m suffering from pudental nerve compression or not.,.,i ll list all the symtoms so that you could find.they are: 1)after urination my penis becomes cold and contracted with pain at the base area of the penis 2)the flow of urine...
2 1 Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Nurses have always had a very hard time getting blood drawn from me. Yesterday my Dr. Needed some blood drawn for testing but the nurse couldn t get anything , so they had me come back this morning to try again they had 2 different nurses stick me. Finally the 2nd nurse stuck me in the top of my...
253 1 Thu, 26 Oct 2017
My mother has Parkinson s disease but is otherwise healthy. Over the past few months she has developed excessive sputum that she coughs up which is worse at night and causes her significant difficulties with sleeping. Allergy medications haven t helped. Any ideas why this might be?
2 1 Fri, 13 Oct 2017
I have been diagnosed with DVT about 10 months ago. I am on coumadin and my PCP is monitoring my monthly INR s . Lately I seem to have episodes of shortness of breath, slight dizziness, tired/weak feeling, also feeling antsy or anxious. I am a 70 yo female, I am usually active and walk my dog a...
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