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    • Hello everyone. About three years ago I learned I had two herniated discs while working in Mexico. I was sent for a CT scan, the best they had down there, and this confirmed two disc bulges/hernias (please advice if incorrect). L4/L5 and L5/S1. Anyway, after about four months of different tr
    • Side effects of Nicomide
    • My derm prescribed Nicomide for me and so far it helped with my acne. Does anyone know if Nicomide has any serious side effects? And how long I can take it? Thanks
    • So how sick do I have to be for a dX?
    • Hi friends--I was wondering of those who have officially been diagnosed by a rheumatologist... were you in flare for your visit? Did you have your rashes, swellings, etc... when you saw them? How sick were you when you got your diagnosis?I'm wondering because I had an appt w/ a rheumatolo
    • How the heck do anorexics do it?
    • Now don't be fooled by the title, I am not looking for advice on being anorexic that is just sick. I am an emotional binge eater, and I eat because I am unhappy with how I look and use food to comfort myself when I am upset that I haven't lost weight. I am not obese but slightly overwe
    • Safety Glasses Causing Problems at Work
    • Hi Everyone, First off I would like to thank everyone for what you are doing here. Helping people in every aspect of health. Its great to have a place to go with you problems, see if they are normal, get some advise. Having said that, I have a problem:I have been working in a factory for abou
    • Chick Pox Vax is a joke!
    • My sis has two fully vaxed dc, a 5 yo and a 2 yo. We're on the phone today and her dd's school beeps in...dd has the chick pox and needs to be picked up. My comment, " Wow, that chick pox vaccination really kicked in when you needed it, huh?" She did not take offense but laughed and
    • Would you reccomend this fish oil: Omega 3 / DHA F...
    • Would you reccomend this fish oil: Omega 3 / DHA Fish Oil Esters
    • Frustrated
    • I'm frustrated right now. I started feeling really good last week.. like committed to recovering, looking forward to eating like a human being. But it's so hard. I have no idea how to eat without overeating. It's totally like an all-or-nothing thing for me. I tried for a few
    • Recommendations for back up ob/gyn for home birth
    • I live in Drexel Hill, Delaware County and I am seeing a home birth midwife in Narberth, Amanda. I wanted some recommendations for an ob/gyn who i could use as a back up and maybe some tests. Any suggestions?Thanks, Diane
    • Did any of you get a second opinion?
    • I made an appt with another Rhuemy. The receptionist said she had to send the results somewhere so I told her to send them to my internist not my first Rhuemy...lolAnyways, I just want more testing done, and another opinion, but then I am scared about what she might say, what if she says nothing
    • Last Minute! Chargers (+13.5) at Patriots (-13.5) 200 rep min. BET
    • 1. The spread is 13.5 points as provided by betus.com.2. 5 Slots each side, to make sure everyone gets paid promptly.3. You must have at least 200 reps to participate.4. You must not be in significant rep-debt, and you must realize that the spread counts!!!5. eg: If the Patriots win by 14 points
    • Diagnosed today-confused about one result
    • After three months since positive MRI with multiple lesions and futher tests including LP I have been diagnosed with MS(borderline secondary progressive from relapsing/remitting). Will be starting Avonex next week. However confused and concerned about LP results. Neuro stated that I had elevated
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    • How long can a person have genital herpes with no symptoms? I dont kniw yet if I have herpes or not im waiting for my appointment but I was wondering.I mean could I contract herpes say 15 years ago NEVER have any symptoms then 15 yrs after contracting herpes suddenly have a symptom(s) ?? This se
    • Eyes constantly blood shot
    • Hello, I am 23 years old and my eyes are "permanently" blood shot. Meaning the blood vessels, particularly in the corner of my left eye is always dilated. I went to an ophthalmologist and traced part of the problem to overuse of "clear eyes." He said that my blood vessels were constricted for
    • Jaime's Getting her Ass in gear Sponsored SESAMIN Log
    • Hello to all! I will start by thanking SCIVATION for allowing me the privelage to log one of their most popular products SESAMIN. I would also like to OFFICIALLY apologize for my very late start at it.*Please note:This log will be in a retrospect fashion. I began taking SCIVATION SESAMIN on Au
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    • 1st angiogram comfortable & exciting
    • Had my first angiogram yesterday, 8 months after starting with angina. (UK)The blockages were so clear that I could easily spot them for myself as it went along!I didn't need any sedation - felt very relaxed. NO discomfort through it all, done via groin. Was even allowed to leave my prote
    • Does anyone have a moses basket?
    • I am wondering if they are useful. Everything I bought for ds was useless (or almost everything... and other people bought most of it) and i don't want to buy another useless thing. I am thinking it may be good though since I could move it around the house.
    • I was wondering about doseage..ASAP
    • I bought Stamonium 30c for my son for adhd. However I have decided to give him 200c and wait for response. Does anyone know if I can give the 30c up to 200 or do I need to buy the 200c. I really need to know this ASAP. School break is undefinedover.Never mind I misunderstood doc. recommeded dire
    • Babywearer knit-along
    • This is a spin-off from the "Has everyone seen the babywearer poncho pattern at LTK?" thread.We suggested a knit-along...so, who's knitting a babywearer? What yarn are you using? Having difficulties? Wanna race?I'm using Rowan Felted Tweed in "Herb" (http://www.knitrowan.com/html/y
    • grasping at straws...
    • hi...i think that i may be grasping at straws here, but...i recently lost my daughter, she died 12 hours before she was born.she has be found to be free of any genetic problems, and there were no cord issues, and tests on her placenta showed it to be healthy, so apart from a few tests i can have
    • Potassium/Iron deficiency?
    • I am a 115lb 5ft5 female, recently lost 20 pounds. I eat about 1700-2000 cals a day. I have a very active workout schedule, but about a month ago, and a few times since then, I have woken up in the middle of the night with excruciating pain in my calves. It hurts tremendously, then it it just so
    • If the NT recipes arent very good, then what instead?
    • Just wondering because I'm planning to purchase NT as a resource, but it seems many moms here agree that the recipes aren't the greatest (are any of them good?). So what do you use as an alternative? I'm planning to make an order from Amazon soon, so I'd like to hear your i
    • Plaquenil - Better Than Prednisone?
    • I was first diagnosed with SLE in Sep 1991, after several weeks of stay in the hospital and countless rounds of blood tests. The conclusion is that I have an autoimmune disease that has affected my kidneys. Throughout the 12 1/2 years, I have been prescribed 10mg of predinsone a day during my
    • Pimples....
    • I know this sounds gross, but I have to ask (for my friend) Anyone experience pimples on ***ir behind? If so, does it make your whole side ** that cheek kind ** hurt? She said that *** pimples ***mselves don't really hurt but she has a vague pain on *** same side. Anyone know what causes pi
    • Help me find a comforting dipe!
    • This dipe needs to be extra cozy and soft. My sweet girl had to go to the ER today. SHe has a broken toe, and her toenail was ripped off, and she has 14 stitches across her big toe. They told me there is only a 30% chance her toenail will regrow. This all happened when my girls were playing a bi
    • Vision/Depth Perception question
    • DD is 4 years old. For a while now, she's been closing her left eye when she looks up at things that are farther away. Now she's been falling down the stairs with enough frequency that i'm very concerned. At first i figured she's clumsy & not paying attention. Or, tired b
    • Heart Problem? Advice needed....
    • Hello everyone,Im a reasonably psychically fit 21 year old. A year and a half ago, i rushed myself off to hospital, i had taken 2 lines of cocaine. I was sitting on my chair and felt a slight pain by the left rib cage which i had never had before. Then i felt the sudden need to "get outside", so
    • CP Serumwhat product should I buy?
    • I've hear a lot about cp serum and how it can clear up problem skin. For cp users on this board...which product do you buy, and which do you feel works the best? I have moderate acne...do you feel it would help me?Also, I've heard a lot of people on this board state that they use �
    • Bronchitis questions
    • I've had acute bronchitis for 9 days now. Dr. has me on albuterol inhaler, Advair, and Mucinex. I'm not really coughing at all now, however I still have shortness of breath and chest tightness. All chest xrays were normal, except for hyperinflation. How long until these symptoms go away??