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Last Stages of Cirrhosis of the Liver How Long Till Someone Passes If They Still Continue To Drink?

Posted 6 Jan 2013 73 answers

My boyfriend was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver a year and a half ago.Since then he has become more of an alcoholic than ever. He hasn't seen a doctor in over a year and doesn't want to see one.When he was first diagnosed his platelets in his blood were low and they wanted to do a ...

What would cause numbness in toes?

Posted 21 Feb 2013 by dschmitta 6 answers

Have had this for about 3 years now, noticed a progressive numbing in my left foot. Bottom is totaly numb, toes are almost totally and top and sides are getting there. My brother has a hereditary disease where his feet, legs and hands go numb to where he has trouble walking or picking things up. ...

Thyroid Disease - I was just diagnosed with an underactive thyroid?

Posted 8 Apr 2013 by nikmarie 8 answers

I have not been put on any medication yet (I am going at the end of this week for that), but I have not been able to loose weight for months. I am overweight already and from what I read synthroid makes you gain weight and that is NOT what i want or need. Is there any medicine out there theat helps ...

Chlamydia Infection - Hi I have taken 1 gram of Azithromycin and I feel great! I have tested?

Posted 13 Nov 2013 by Kay11 4 answers

... negative for Chlamydia and all other sexually transmitted diseases. However, I am feeling frustrated because I still have some symptoms that have not cleared up such as discharge, low energy from having the disease so long, I feel soar, bleeding in between periods and a slight discomfort. I am ...

Is sciatica pain in the calf common? It hurts no matter if Im sitting or laying down?

Posted 9 Mar 2013 by ChrissyShelly 1 answer

I have degenerative disc disease in my C, T & L spine. The lumbar disc degeneration was marked as advanced in my X-ray report. I also have degeneration @ my S1. I have had very mild sciatica before in my left leg. So Ive always compensated with my right leg. About 2 months ago the pain started ...

Has anyone used Topamax for nerve pain? If so, what was your dosage?

Posted 24 May 2013 by PattyP11 4 answers

My neurologist prescribed 50 mg per day for some mild nerve pain. It seems like a pretty heavy duty drug with a ton of bad side effects so I'm not sure the cure wouldn't be worse than the disease, so to speak. I sure wouldn't mind the weight loss side effect, though!

Is COPD a contagious disease, can it be contracted by being around a person who has it?

Posted 18 May 2014 by aroundworld 4 answers

I was always in close contact with my mother for several days, who due to her COPD condition could no longer breathe on her own.

I was prescribed two antibiotics metronidazole and doxycycline hyclate is it safe to take both?

Posted 4 Feb 2013 by GodHeals 1 answer

I was treated for gum disease and prescribed amoxicillin i got bad diaherera.My medical doctor said it could have been the amoxicillin i also had some blockage in my right ear i tried ear wax removal kit that did not work she said she would give me ear drops that would help but instead she gave me ...

Vicks VapoRub - Have any of you heard of Vicks Vapor Rub causing Pulmonary Fibrosis. I have this?

Posted 3 Apr 2013 by shelakay42 3 answers

... disease and this is what I am told caused it. Nobody believes Me and Im trying to find some proof to show them Im not crazy. Help Me Thanks

Can Tramadol cause feelings of anger?

Posted 10 Mar 2015 by SkeeterElf 3 answers

I have only been on Tramadol for a week now and today I experienced a sense of anger all day long. I am becoming very defensive and striking out at friends and family. I have Parkinson's Disease and am taking Tramadol for severe pain in my left leg. What is causing this feeling of anger all of ...

I have read that antibiotics cause weight gain, but could they also cause weight loss in some people

Posted 18 Oct 2014 by Krissalee85 1 answer

I began taking amoxicillin last week for Lyme disease. I have had an upset stomach but still eat the same diet and I've lost about 3 pounds. I am assuming the antibiotic has something to do with it. I have been unsuccessfully battling candida for years with no success despite taking ...

What are the consequences of stopping taking levothyroxine?

Posted 13 Sep 2017 by Bretignolles 1 answer

I have Hashimoto's disease and have been taking levothyroxine 85.5 mg for 20 years. Merck has reformulated the drug and since then ( April) I have had important side effects: fatigue, memory loss, severe cramps, hair loss... I decided to stop taking the drug for 2 months ans see... after a ...

Hypertensive heart disease - I'm taking losartan and carvedilol. My blood pressure is still 145/95?

Posted 7 days ago by RLD2 1 answer

... Will it ever be normal again. I had heart attack 2016. 3 stents on left side. Been on these medicine ever since. But my blood pressure just will not go back to normal. I do see my doctor every three months. But I seem to be the only one worried?

Can Welchol be used in place of cholestyramine for treatment of diarrhea in Crohn's Disease?

Posted 7 days ago by Gryphon67 0 answers

Given that they are similar drug classification, cholestyramine is difficult to palate due to the granular consistency. Welchol is in a tablet form and therefore easier to tolerate making it a better alternative for compliance and consumption. The question is, is there evidence to support its use ...

Lichen Sclerosus - I am the soon to be ex husband of a Lichen Sclerosis wife. The disease was a?

Posted 17 days ago by dan1952 0 answers

... HUGE factor in our dysfunctional marriage. Are there other husbands out there that have gone through the same issues/disease and how have you survived?

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