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Board: Addiction & Recovery 03-18-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By Searchin
Re: Issues...

Thanks for writing and sharing. I have not followed your story but I do know what it feels like to want to self-medicate. The fact that you are writing about it just shows how strong you have become....
Board: Addiction & Recovery 03-17-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By Searchin
Life In the Fast Lane

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Last March I overdosed on methamphetamine. I was taken to the hospital by helicopter and put on life support. My family was told to come in and start saying their goodbye's because...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 03-17-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,250
Posted By Searchin
Re: Here I go, Detox and scared

You say youcan already tell that something is missing. That is your body trying to adjust to the reduction of the drug. Your mind comes in and says, oh, I can't do this, I don't want todo this but...
Board: Women's Health 01-31-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By Searchin
Re: what are my synptoms telling me?

How old are you? Are you old enough to be going through peri-menopause? Have you done a pregnancy test? Sincerely, searchin
Board: Pain Management 01-31-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,625
Posted By Searchin
Re: New Meds questions

Give the MScontin time to work. How long have you been taking the new meds?

I found that the 15mgIR did not work for me. It might help for breakthrough pain though.I would call the doctor and let...
Board: Back Problems 01-26-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,994
Posted By Searchin
Re: buttock nerve pain following IM injection

It sounds like the nurse did hit the sciatic nerve at the time of injection. I am thinking this pain you are describing is not related to the injection. Sounds like you may have some degenerative...
Board: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 01-14-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,364
Posted By Searchin
Re: Hi I am new here.

What kinds of things do you do to take out your anger on yourself? I used to cut myself. It seemed to let some of my pain out.

When I said you could message me I mean you can click on my account...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 01-14-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,807
Posted By Searchin
Re: Liver pain

Unless you picked up some devastating virus I do not think you would have developed cirrhosis. Have you been tested for Hep B or Hep C? Those kinds of viruses could cause you to develop severe liver...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-14-2011, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,592
Posted By Searchin
Re: Does anyone have an addiction to meth or are recovering?

Yes, I am stopping cold turkey. There is no other way that I can do it. I have tried tapering and that didn't work for me. I have been injecting it so the withdrawals I think are a little different...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-14-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,592
Posted By Searchin
Re: Does anyone have an addiction to meth or are recovering?

Yes, I am stopping cold turkey. There is no other way than to just stop this madness.'
I have been on it for over a year now and kept telling myself that I wasn't addicted.

searchin
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-14-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,592
Posted By Searchin
Does anyone have an addiction to meth or are recovering?

Is there anyone out there that has been through a meth addiction, quit, and recovered successfully? How did you manage through the withdrawals and what were your withdrawals like for you?

When...
Board: Relationship Health 01-14-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,282
Posted By Searchin
Husband won't have sex with me because I get high

My husband won't have sex with me when I get high. Actually, getting him to have sex with me at all lately is like pulling teeth. He gets high everyday as he smokes pot all day and then gets drunk on...
Board: Fibromyalgia 01-14-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,547
Posted By Searchin
Re: Sick of feeling sick and tired

I know what you mean about being tired. This world just makes me tired!:)

It is a dilemma. I also have fibromyalgia.

Try not to get depressed. If you could find something that helps with the...
Board: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 01-14-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,364
Posted By Searchin
Re: Hi I am new here.

I can relate, yet I can not. I have not been in the military but I do have PTSD, insomnia, depression, and a drug addiction. I hope that this will be my last night doing drugs. I have said that it is...
Board: Rare Disorders 01-14-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,480
Posted By Searchin
Re: Grey vomit.

Do you have any abdominal discomfort. Kind of like indigestion? You could have issues with your pancreas and I hope I am not stabbing in the dark here. You need to go to the ER and get evaluated! Let...
Board: Sexual Health - Women 01-14-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,690
Posted By Searchin
Re: Cannot orgasm during intercouse but can during oral

It takes foreplay, about ten minutes at least to get a woman feeling good and then it can take twenty minutes for her to orgasm. What helps some women is to stimulate the clitoris while having...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-14-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 157,782
Posted By Searchin
Re: Second Go

I am so sorry you are on this addiction binge. You know each time you quit and go back the addiction gets worse and the quitting gets harder.

You gotta get rid of your triggers. Like I hold onto...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-14-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,017
Posted By Searchin
Re: Adderal Addiction

Maybe we can help each other. I am on meth and I am told adderal is similar. What was it like to be addicted?

I think after getting off adderall there would be days when you miss the high...
Board: Sleep Disorders 01-12-2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,313
Posted By Searchin
Re: Sleep problems, please help

If this is causing you a problem and you want to change it then yes, by all means go to a professional about it. You must realize that your body is used to being alert and awake at night. It may well...
Board: General Health 01-12-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,967
Posted By Searchin
Re: Ongoing fatigue, lethargy, fainting

Have you had your thyroid tested? Have you had an echocardiogram or an EKG? Do you experience any muscle pain or trigger points?

You could have hypothyroidism, cardiovascular issues, or possibly...
Board: Abuse Support 01-12-2011, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Hi
Views: 1,922
Posted By Searchin
Re: Hi

Silent treatment is one of the worst kinds of abuse! It is psychological and leaves the person receiving the "treatment" wondering what they did to deserve it. It really bothers the receiver and can...
Board: Sexual Health - Men 01-12-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By Searchin
Re: Rash and pain on/around the penis.

You probably got a little irritated from the moisture. Just keep bathing regularly and make sure you dry off sufficiently afterward. Don't rub as this will irritate the area further. Sincerely,...
Board: Anxiety 01-12-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,335
Posted By Searchin
Re: Stuck in two minds

Definitely, if you are not satisfied and are still experiencing anxiety it would be in your best interest to return to the physician that prescribed your meds. Be prepared though, he may refer you to...
Board: Anxiety 01-12-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,511
Posted By Searchin
Re: I'm hoping someone will share their wisdom

I believe you answered your own question. It sounds like you are still experiencing some anxiety. You could phone your physician's office and let them know that you are still experiencing quite a lot...
Board: Infant Care (up to 18 months old) 01-11-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,648
Posted By Searchin
Re: 3.5 month old with UTI & Blood infection HELP!

One of the problems with this is that the doctor has no idea what type "blood infection" the baby has. That would mean the hospital would have to draw blood cultures on baby. This would determine if...
Board: Fibromyalgia 01-11-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,707
Posted By Searchin
Re: newbie questions

I have trigger points all over my body. Sometimes the pain is transient. Then there might be a day when my skin does not hurt as bad. My skin hurts from cool air or just air... I even have trigger...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 01-11-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,240
Posted By Searchin
Re: shocked by md's statement..help

Have you seen any yellowing in your dad's eye's? By end they mean "end stage" liver disease. I would expect that your dad has about a year or so left if he gets good medical care and less, maybe six...
Board: Divorce & Separation 01-11-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,329
Posted By Searchin
Re: Marrying a divorced woman with kids

You are still smoking? You have fallen in love and you have so much going for you. Why not begin to take steps to quit smoking?

One way would be to smoke one less cigarette every five to seven...
Board: Bipolar Disorder 01-11-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,438
Posted By Searchin
Re: Agggggg

Do not quit your job! It definitely would affect your workmen's compensation case.

It seems to get back on disability it takes at least a year of being off work. I would get a lawyer and you...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 01-11-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,843
Posted By Searchin
Re: Alone, day one, sick, every pill and drinking again

You can do this! As sick as you are right now, soon you will feel so much better. I am glad you have such a great sponsor. No one should stop being your friend or stop giving you support just because...
Board: Fibromyalgia 01-11-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,101
Posted By Searchin
Re: Noncancerous Lump in Breast ? Scared.

I also had a lump in my breast. There was no family history of breast cancer. I had a lumpectomy and it turned out to be benign. Do not wait. If you are worried I think you shlould have it checked...
Board: Anxiety 01-08-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,106
Posted By Searchin
Re: Anxious about illness, how to cope?

I know how you feel. My dad died of liver failure due to alcoholism. Now I am super sensitive to anything that even remotely looks like my liver is going to fail. I have Hep C and am in remission at...
Board: Anxiety 01-08-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,106
Posted By Searchin
Re: Anxious about illness, how to cope?

I am sorry you are feeling so ill at ease. I wish you had elaborated on your symptoms so that I could better help you.

It sounds like you feel like being ill is your fault. You are not a piece of...
Board: Prostatitis 01-08-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,772
Posted By Searchin
Re: Prostatitis and poor erection

Here are some things you can try: Zinc should help shrink the prostate, essential fatty acids in the form of flaxseed oil, sunflower oil, and soy oil.

Serona repens, or saw palmetto in extract...
Board: Herpes 01-08-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,435
Posted By Searchin
Re: Herpes contracted in College????

It is possible for a person to become aware of the first episode years after the infection is acquired.

Most people infected with HSV-2 are not aware of their infection. The first outbreak usually...
Board: Kidney Disorders 01-08-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,245
Posted By Searchin
Re: Hemodialysis question

He must follow his fluid allowances between treatments. Large amount of fluid removal and or, low blood pressure can cause cramping. Sincerely, searchin
Board: Divorce & Separation 01-08-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,329
Posted By Searchin
Re: Marrying a divorced woman with kids

It would be nice if the parents would accept your beloved. But it has been six years already that you have been together and they have not. Five years is not that much of an age difference and I dare...
Board: Relationship Health 01-08-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By Searchin
Re: 10yrs later ...

By living in the past and having expectations for your next relationship you are not giving yourself or the gf the chance to experience love. Try and move on and appreciate the next girl for her...
Board: Kidney Disorders 01-08-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,586
Posted By Searchin
Re: I'm sorry if this has been posted here before--Fluoxetine

It could very well be that you are experiencing some symptoms from stress. If you feel uneasy about the psychiatrist's diagnosis then I think you should go to someone. We often get referred kidney...
Board: Menopause 01-07-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 659
Posted By Searchin
Re: Will I go thru menopause?

You will go through menopause naturally but at a younger age. Menopause will appear earlier it is thought due to reduced blood flow to the ovary because of the surgery.

I wish you all the best....
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 01-07-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By Searchin
Re: Phrenic Nerve damage

Usually everyone just puts it all out there. Sometimes your problem and the solution can help someone else. There is messaging if you like. Sincerely, searchin
Board: Cancer: Stomach 01-04-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,537
Posted By Searchin
Re: Stomach Cancer symp

I don't think you are a hypochondriac or a sqrl! Let us know what happens and thank you for allowing me to ease your mind somewhat. searchin
Board: Women's Health 01-04-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,841
Posted By Searchin
Re: Fist sized blood clot during a three week early period.

Yes, She must have been in some awful pain for awhile. I have had some of the problems she has had and I tried to ignore it at first and then I ended up going to the doctor. I was diagnosed with...
Board: Lymphomas 01-04-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,004
Posted By Searchin
Re: Please HELP. 16 year old. Possible lymphoma cancer! Desperate for help!

Yes, the blood test will show if there is cancer or an abnormality. I am glad you are feeling a little better about this. If it continues coming back, I would do what the doc said and go to a...
Board: Cancer: Stomach 01-03-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,537
Posted By Searchin
Re: Stomach Cancer symp

You need to get the physician that took care of you in the ER or your physician to tell you the results of the bloodwork and other tests that they did. You may have had pancreatitis. It is important...
Board: Back Problems 01-03-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,502
Posted By Searchin
Re: What has happened to my back!

Perhaps you have a pinched nerve or a hairline fracture to your spine or hip. Did they x-ray your hips and back? I would definitely give the physician a call. Sincerely, searchin
Board: Learning Disorders 01-03-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,586
Posted By Searchin
Re: Could I have a learning difficulty?

I was going to say it sounds like you have some ongoing depression and possibly some symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder. By all means tell your doctor what you are experiencing so that she my...
Board: Candida 01-03-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,450
Posted By Searchin
Re: Is this candida?

How long have you had this problem and have you been running a temperature? Have you ever had strep throat?

If it is yeast or candida: try eating some yogurt. It does not matter what flavor. Eat...
Board: Cancer: Colon 01-03-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,656
Posted By Searchin
Re: Dad has Colon Cancer

Bloating is one of the symptoms of colon cancer. I have heard that cancer burns and this could possibly make your dad's B/P spike causing his face to get red.

I am very sorry this is happening to...
Board: Down Syndrome 01-03-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,630
Posted By Searchin
Re: I have a 26 year old daughter with downs.

I am sorry that you don't have more insight about what has caused your daughter to become timid. Perhaps the doctor put her on too high a dose. There are several medications out there that could...
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