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Board: Beauty & Cosmetics 04-25-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By quincy
Re: Semi permanent hair color recommendations

Have you tried Sally's? That's a good place to start.
if you are doing the tips, do a search on how to do it. Even for suggestion of colour brand. Just dont do it straight across...make it uneven...
Board: Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 04-21-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By quincy
Re: Collapsed lung (pneumothorax) in non-traditional body type.

Hi...you're most welcome. It's not an easy thing to go through what you have/are.... especially when "older" ;-) and established in working out/perception of good health, etc. Rather sobering when...
Board: Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 04-15-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By quincy
Re: Collapsed lung (pneumothorax) in non-traditional body type.

Sounds as though your appointment went well and with the doc stating all is well.....your healing is on target. I would agree that the removal of the top part of the lung will always look different...
Board: Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 04-06-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By quincy
Re: Collapsed lung (pneumothorax) in non-traditional body type.

Hi...sorry for the late reply, it's been a busy week.
How was your appointment with the surgeon on Wednesday? and how are you feeling this week?

You're going through the grief process, and that's...
Board: Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 03-27-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By quincy
Re: Collapsed lung (pneumothorax) in non-traditional body type.

Hi...the body type is usually ectomorph. If the type runs in your family...you might have picked up the tendency (weakness within your lung) towards some of the qualities of that body type.
...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 03-03-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By quincy
Re: Weird Reflux Issue, help?

The only reason we take a PPI or acid reducer med such as Zantac is to help prevent erosion of the esophagus and throat area because of the refluxed stomach acid. It won't prevent the event of it...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 02-27-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 637
Posted By quincy
Re: Dumb decision three days ago. Still paying for it.

It's possible your electolytes are way out of whack from the yoga and drinking so much water.

I suggest you see your doctor asap for proper testing. Don't wait.

please keep us posted how...
Board: Asthma 02-15-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By quincy
Re: Exercise improves my Asthma symptoms!

It could be the increased adrenaline that's helping you as well.

q
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 01-29-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By quincy
Re: I am terrified

I hope the discomfort doesn't last...strange that the fluid build up wasn't clarified, good idea maybe for you to ask regarding that when you see the doc again for the results of the biopsy.
...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 01-28-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By quincy
Re: I am terrified

Liver biopsies shouldn't be taken lightly in the way that they're an invasive procedure. Fishing expeditions should be questioned as well.

My thoughts are....if all your bloodwork is good with...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 01-26-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By quincy
Re: I am terrified

Hi...checking in with you to see how your biopsy procedure went today.
q
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 01-22-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By quincy
Re: I am terrified

Deleting repeat post
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 01-22-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By quincy
Re: I am terrified

Hi...it's possible that some of the problem for your liver changes could be because of your gallbladder.

Firstly, I suggest you call the doctor's office and request copies of the findings from...
Board: Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis 01-18-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By quincy
Re: Dairy role in colitis

I guess the first thing the OP should clarify is if he/she actually has UC or another type of colitis. IBS used to be called Mucus Colitis.

Food intolerances, allergies or just by the normal...
Board: Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis 01-16-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By quincy
Re: Dairy role in colitis

There's no cure for UC, and stopping milk or any foods won't cure it.
While food intake can have symptoms, one has to realise that they and UC are two different issue.

q
Board: Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis 01-16-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By quincy
Re: Ulcerative Colitis, Chronic Fibrosing Pacreatitis, and anxiety over both.

Hi..you've been through way too much for your young years. The depression you're having is almost a given....very difficult to deal with one disease, let alone two.

You didn't develop UC because...
Board: Relationship Health 01-13-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,210
Posted By quincy
Re: Feeling like this borders on emotional abuse

It's a huge step to your personal dedication for a new life. I shudder at the probability if you hadn't left or even given any knowledgement to his efort to contact you.

Please don't lose your...
Board: Inner Ear Disorders 01-10-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By quincy
Re: Dizzy after VRT for hours? Is this normal?

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgh!!! I did a huge reply yesterday on my husbands tablet (don't know why I do that because it's not an efficient way to respond and takes forever). Pressed back...
Board: Inner Ear Disorders 01-05-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By quincy
Re: Dizzy after VRT for hours? Is this normal?

Hi....sorry for the late reply.

What antibiotic was it that you believe caused the damage? Are both your ears equally affected? and what area specifically?

I function well, but hope I never...
Board: Inner Ear Disorders 01-02-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By quincy
Re: Dizzy after VRT for hours? Is this normal?

It's great you're feeling better...a sinus infection is a nasty thing when dealing with vestibular issues.

What is the original cause of your bilateral vestibulopathy?

I have BPPV in both...
Board: Inner Ear Disorders 01-02-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By quincy
Board: Inner Ear Disorders 01-01-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By quincy
Re: Dizzy after VRT for hours? Is this normal?

How are you today?

You say off balance..does that mean dizzy or just not focusing, not sure footed, etc?

Do you take any meds to help with that feeling?
q
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 01-01-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By quincy
Re: Nasal Wash

What wash exactly are you using?
q
Board: Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 01-01-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By quincy
Re: New an VERY nervous

Hi....congratulations on the decions you've made to move forward. I agree that you know the answers of how your lungs are doing at this point and how they can improve as you continue to not smoke...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 01-01-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By quincy
Re: What are some good ways to lose weight? Can an overweight person learn to swim?

Absolutely....start somewhere. With that, your motivation to do other modes of exercise routines, you'll find the niche that'll be of more interest.

I do suggest exercise dvds for treadmill. ...
Board: General Health 12-23-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By quincy
Re: Shooting shock down my left leg

If you have a clinic that deals with back abd related issues, you could start there....usually they'll do assessment testing and have sports injury, neurologist, etc specialists in that clinic.

q
Board: Relationship Health 12-18-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,210
Posted By quincy
Re: Feeling like this borders on emotional abuse

It's a decision you won't regret. We always see things differently after taking a step back and viewing different perspectives.

Please let us know how you're doing.

q
Board: Relationship Health 12-16-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,210
Posted By quincy
Re: Feeling like this borders on emotional abuse

madredeus....I agree for you to not do this in front of others, for it will hurt his ego and situation at work and he'll have fuel to support his victimisation of you leaving him.

The less you...
Board: Relationship Health 12-14-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,210
Posted By quincy
Re: Feeling like this borders on emotional abuse

Amazing and powerful advice/feedback from everyone.

You know what the situation is or you wouldn't have asked it. Your fiancé sounds like a narcissist, and you're setting yourself up nicely for...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-12-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By quincy
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 12-12-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By quincy
Re: Old bump on the side of my windpipe, should I be worried?

So you only feel it from the outside...it could be a lymph node or possibly a small protrusion of your thyroid.

it's always best to have your doc check it out......and ask if you coild have an...
Board: Diet & Nutrition 12-12-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By quincy
Re: Low vitamin D

Directly no.....but it is important to increase your levels for sure. Has your doc done liver enzyme blood tests?

What other health issues do you have?

What is the dosage of d3 you're taking...
Board: Brain Tumors 11-22-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,840
Posted By quincy
Re: Help i think i've got a brain tumour :-(

Good plan and that your anxiety is eased. Looking forward to hearing the outcome. I still suggest you get a copy of the radiologist report.
q
Board: Brain Tumors 11-16-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,840
Posted By quincy
Re: Help i think i've got a brain tumour :-(

I'd suggest for you to call the doctor who set you up for the test. Ask if they've received the results as of yet.

q
Board: Brain Tumors 11-12-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,840
Posted By quincy
Re: Help i think i've got a brain tumour :-(

Hi....good your MRI has been done. I don't know how long it takes for the radiologist to study the test and determine findings, then to send results to your doctor. I would expect it would take...
Board: Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis 11-09-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,760
Posted By quincy
Re: Ulcerative Colitis Medications-how much is enough?

Hi, sounds as though your daughter is doing quite well at this point. it'll be a her decision to go off the apriso....there are other 5asa orals as well as rectals for her to utilise.

i wish her...
Board: Brain Tumors 11-09-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,840
Posted By quincy
Re: Help i think i've got a brain tumour :-(

Hi...firstly, have you been seen by an ENT for possible reasons you would be having dizziness?

Secondly, have you had blood testing done to check liver enzymes, vitamin d and all b, etc?

I...
Board: Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis 10-11-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,760
Posted By quincy
Re: Ulcerative Colitis Medications-how much is enough?

Hi...what exactly are your symptoms at this time, and have you had any improvement since you were diagnosed and put on meds?

Have you not been on any rectal meds? If not, request them first...
Board: Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis 09-29-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,999
Posted By quincy
Re: You have GOT to be KIDDING me!!!!! Ugh!!

Just to clarify your obviously indepth research and educated knowledge of the colon length...it's around 5 feet(more or less), NOT 22 feet.
q
Board: Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis 09-29-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,999
Posted By quincy
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 09-19-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By quincy
Re: Liver disease?

Kickboxing should help with that...;-) Have fun.

For sure keep me posted,
q
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 09-18-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By quincy
Re: Liver disease?

Repeat of previous post so deleted
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 09-18-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By quincy
Re: Liver disease?

Hi....sometimes the face to face is difficult because of interruption, emotional influence,etc. The writing process can allow time to think and process questions/responses on a different level. ...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 09-16-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By quincy
Re: Liver disease?

Ohhhh, you work there. So, does he come when you're working or when you're not?

I guess you could ask him right out if your wanting him to see the doctor is unrealistic. Tell him you love him...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 09-16-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By quincy
Re: Liver disease?

Rotting teeth has many reasons for happening, some of which are poor oral hygiene, systemic or gum disease, poor immune system, malnutrition, etc. There's a cycle of issues that are difficult to...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 09-15-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By quincy
Re: Liver disease?

You have decisions as to your self-preservation. In truth...it's his decision until he cannot make his decisions any further or if he becomes abusive, etc.

Maybe you could find a...
Board: Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 09-15-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By quincy
Re: Feeling pain after 3 weeks of pneumothorax surgery

Can you explain exactly what kind of surgery, where your incision is, etc?

If you had pneumothorax, your lung would have been adhered to the pleural cavity either through talc abrasion or physical...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 09-14-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By quincy
Re: My left ear keeps closing.

Hi.....it might be slight congestion due to position.

Have you tried any sinus rinses? I have issues with Eustachian tubes, sinus and ears. Using Sudafed helps a lot...as well as sinus rinse. ...
Board: Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 09-14-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By quincy
Re: Feeling pain after 3 weeks of pneumothorax surgery

What surgery did you have exactly? scope with pleurodesis?

I had a thoracotomy with pleurodesis abrasion and bleb stitching in 1975 (so major chest surgery with long and painful recovery) ...I...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 09-14-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By quincy
Re: Liver disease?

Hi...you're in a tough situation. Your husband's probably depressed or has anxiety about his health (hence the continual smoking and drinking) ...so he's deliberately choosing to ignore the obvious...
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