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The results of a new poll on Patient.co.uk, released today, reveal that 81% of people support a change in the law governing the right-to-die. This week sees two ....
Long story short. I always wanted to become a big guy so I signed up to a gym and bought a couple of boxes of protein, after I've been drinking protein shake ....
My 83 yr mum diagnosed early 2013 with Polymyalgia. Responded to initial pred dose of 40mg dropped to 30mg after a week and gradually reduced to 20mg Then 8 weeks ....
hi, my girlfriend seems to always be suffering with something wrong with her and has been to the doctors but they recons theres nothing wrong with her.
shes 23 ....
We all have Graves Disease or overactive thyroid issues, most of us have been through RAI and are now on thyroxine.
Let not your retinal vein suffer from Retinal Vein Occlusion anymore because it can now be prevented or sometimes completely cured with the help of a natural formula ....
Hi I posted on here in Wednesday, I have been on these tablets since February and had my first weigh in at the docs on the 20/03/13 and I was over the moon that ....
I have been diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia, what a painful debilitating condition. However my GP put me on gabapentin and the symptoms are easing now, i hope ....
Hi I started taking Orlistat in May 2012 after gaining 3 stone in a short period of time due to my medication (Gabapentin & Amitriptyline). As I have a long term ....
Had this surgery a month ago and felt this burning/pinching in my neck. Now it's more of a minor ache. This was as a result of pushing my medium-size dog to move. ....
My daughter aged 33 fell ill Dec 12, she was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, I am her
Father and since my daughters illness have been unable to function. ....
I went to see her about my c-section scar (nearly two years old) hurting.....and she found a lump which she thinks is my gall bladder and thinks it is inflamed. ....
Im new here. Just thought I'd post as no-one around me seems to understand.
After being in pain for about ten years, I have finally managed to ....
I am taking Lansoprazole for my excess acidity and reflux, due to being on other medications which are known to affect stomach acids. However, if I stop, as in the ....
I'm Tess! Iv not been diagnosed with ME.....yet. But I have a long history of symptoms and after my last blood tests for thyroid/anaemia have come back as normal, ....
Im just looking here for some advice.
I have been suffering from fatigue/exhaustion for years now, must husband says he has never know me not to say I'm tired. ....
A family memeber (75 years old) was in an accident and was knocked over by a motorbike. She was left in a coma for around a week. She has woken up and has lost majority ....
! had a left THR late November and on about 8 weeks post op I stupidly over stretched whilst picking something from the floor. There was a sharp pain right in my ....
I had a right hip replacement in December which never seemed to settle properly. 3 weeks I discovered the muscle in my right leg had come away from the bone. I was ....
I see there are many people worried about the hip replacement op. I had both hips replaced within
7 months five years ago. Aged almost 70 I was also worried, ....
I am a long term user of this medicine and wanted to share my experience of this medicine and my condition which was diagnosed some 15 years ago.
I'm a middle aged woman. I've been on beta-blockers for over 30 years. Three of years ago, I was prescribed doxazosin in addition to atenolol. Originally I was prescribed ....
I hope this will help anybody having or thinking of having a bunion operation.
I had my operation on my right foot 4 weeks ago. I had read so many horrific articles ....
I've been on Mirtazapine 30mg since Feb his year but I've had alot of problems with. Ear infections, burning mouth syndrome etc. so my Psychiatrist ....
Having had many operations in the past plus chemotherapy I can say without any hesitation that my colonoscopy carried out at Nottingham City Hospital was the most ....
So I am soon to be 17 and have had CDH, also know as Congenital Dysplasia of the Hip for all of my life.
I have had many surgeries through my life ....
This information came from my very knowledgeable and helpful G.P
He said, if you catch threadworms you NEVER get rid of them... all you can do is bring the population ....
How do doctors deal with patients who seem to like them in that way is it obvious if you dont actually say anything but seem a bit embrassed or nervous when the ....
After waiting since the end of April to get my prescription for Orlistat it finally arrived yesterday so I've started on my first day today.
I've previously taken ....
Hi guys I've just started taking orlistat today and this will seem like a really silly question, I know
it is a fat blocker so do I need to take one of my 3 pills ....
My GP tells me he thinks the conditions of being prescribed orlistat are that you go on a low calorie diet for three months and if you fail to lose weight you can ....
I am new to this site and find reading other patients' reports both comforing and helpful.
I have had PMR for ten years but was not diagnosed early. A Rheumatologist ....
I don't know what to do? My 6 year old was diagnosed 5 days ago after about a week of the doctor not knowing what it was, and telling us to wait it out. Then we ....
I have been on a weaning programme to come off citalopram; it has taken me 5 months to get from 40mg a day to zero. However today I am having brain zaps every minute ....
I was given Trimethoprim tablets for a urinary infection, and then two days (4 doses) later my doctor changed them to CEFALEXIN following the results of a urinary ....
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