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Board: Death & Dying 12-10-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 19,459
Posted By amyd
Re: End Stage of Liver Disease

Nobody knows for sure, however from your description, I would probably say not too much time at all. <someone I knew> was exactly like your son; same self imposed liver disease; close to the same...
Board: Pregnancy-Teen 12-06-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,075
Posted By amyd
Re: Pregnancy from fingering???

Nil. Not a chance... relax
Board: Herpes 12-06-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By amyd
Re: Can this be? please help

To my knowledge herpes does not cause seborrheic dermatitis. Lots of people have this chronic condition which seems to flare up in the winter. I simply use a prescribed corticosteroid cream, which...
Board: Skin Problems 12-06-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,342
Posted By amyd
Re: Rash (2-3 months)

Could be a lot of things - dermatology is just that way - however, at first sight, I automatically also thought of Ringworm. Am wondering if you have discounted this diagnosis and if sao why?
...
Board: Cancer: Skin 11-18-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,812
Posted By amyd
Re: Help interpreting biopsy results please!!!

In situ is good. It essentially means that is confined to its site of origin and has not invaded neighboring tissue or gone elsewhere in the body.
I recently was diagnosed with squamous cell...
Board: Personality Disorder 11-15-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,746
Posted By amyd
Re: Please help me: Am I a sociopath?

"Am I a sociopath?". No! You have a disorder called Mythomania, which basically means that you lie and exaggerate excessively.
"how should I begin taking steps to fix my problem?". Therapy...
Board: Mental Health 11-13-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By amyd
Re: How to get a psychiatrist appointment...

Depends on which type of health insurance you (your parents) have. In California you no longer need to see a primary care doctor for this, however you definitely need some pretty good insurance...
Board: Burns & Injuries 10-15-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,925
Posted By amyd
Re: Dent in my shin

When my youngest daughter was about 8, her 10 year old sister hit her right under the eye with a golf club (miniature golfing). Nothing was broken, however it did leave a dent where she was...
Board: Acne 10-08-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,128
Posted By amyd
Re: What is this thing on my forehead???

The horn is made up of keratin, and can usually be removed with a sterile razor, by a doctor. However, the underlying condition will still need to be treated. Treatments vary, but they can include...
Board: Women's Health 10-07-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,465
Posted By amyd
Re: Breast cyst that doesn't go away

Save up your money, and have it surgically (permanently) removed. It would be worth it simply for your peace of mind.
Board: Acne 10-07-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,128
Posted By amyd
Re: What is this thing on my forehead???

It looks like either a skin tag or something called a cutaneous horn -- neither of which are serious.
Board: Relationship Health 10-07-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,832
Posted By amyd
Re: Long term bf has anger issues, need advice

Sure it is. It's called verbal/emotional abuse. Wouldn't be surprised to see it escalate into the physical kind sometime in the near future.


If it were me, I would tell my family -- especially...
Board: Digestive Disorders 10-07-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,486
Posted By amyd
Re: Orange stool?

Certain medications with beta-carotene (such as a form of vitamin A) can be a cause. Another one would be antacids which contain aluminum hydroxide.
Board: Sexual Health - Men 10-05-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By amyd
Re: how it possible ...

FYI: 6" is not considered small. Too much larger is unconfortable.
Board: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 09-22-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,139
Posted By amyd
Re: My story, what steps should I take?

The longer a person (in your case a woman) has this condition, the less outbreaks they have. After 20 years, she would have a fairly good idea if an outbreak was coming days before it actually...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 09-22-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 840
Posted By amyd
Re: How to remove ear wax

Use an over- the-counter product called Debrox! Worked(s) pretty well for both my husband and youngest daughter.
Board: Sexual Health - Women 09-21-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,218
Posted By amyd
Re: Do I have an infection?

Don't think it's infected, just a little "raw". I would give it another few days. Probably will be ok by then!
Board: Weight Loss 09-21-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,762
Posted By amyd
Re: How to lose weight over 40?

I was 53 yrs old when I decided to try and see if I could remake my body into what it once was 20 years ago! YES, I did do it. Lost 40 lbs in about 3 months, by exercising CONSTANTLY and eating...
Board: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 09-21-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,139
Posted By amyd
Re: My story, what steps should I take?

If it were HPV, you would have probably noticed them before 6 months!
Board: Skin Problems 09-21-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,567
Posted By amyd
Re: So is this a flea/scabies/bed bug bite?

In my opinion, I would say Bed Bugs, probably because they have been a nightmare for me for several weeks now!

Lift up your mattress and check inside the bed frame! You may be totally shocked by...
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 09-18-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,737
Posted By amyd
Re: what does this sound like?

I think that you KNOW THAT'S IT'S AN EATING DISORDER, however for whatever reason do not want to get professional help in order to correct it. At least tell someone you trust about this. You can...
Board: Weight Loss 09-18-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,079
Posted By amyd
Re: Weight loss and still feeling bad

Body dysmorphic syndrome perhaps?
Board: Sexual Health - General 09-15-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,039
Posted By amyd
Re: how i could have got Eczema

It's probably just Jock Itch!
Board: Skin Problems 09-05-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 956
Posted By amyd
Re: Rashes I have had and have.

Elocon! It's a prescription ointment that gets rid of mine the next day!
Board: Menopause 09-05-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 772
Posted By amyd
Re: menopause

A told bag of what?
Board: Women's Health 09-05-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 881
Posted By amyd
Re: Do you think shes pregnant?

Buy a $10/15 home pregnancy test and you will know for sure
Board: Cancer: Skin 09-05-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,855
Posted By amyd
Re: spots on an existing mole

Sure they could be, or NOT. This would probably be a good time to visit your local dermatologist for a complete screening!
Board: Mental Health 09-05-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By amyd
Re: ssri and weight gain

Unfortunately SSRI's are well known for that particular side effect. Was told by my shrink it's because it slows down your metabolism and trying to control this aspect of it, was really very...
Board: Anxiety 09-04-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,805
Posted By amyd
Re: which drug helps your anxiety and panic attacks the most?

Klonopin all the way. Thought I had found the miracle drug for my wide array of panic attacks. Am able to do things now that would have been out of the question years ago.
Board: Women's Health 09-04-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By amyd
Re: Should I get a 2 Opinion?

I would find a totally new doctor who is willing to work with you and at least show some empathy regarding your pain! I would not have left that office without some sort of immediate relief and was...
Board: Herpes 09-04-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By amyd
Re: Promise Ring...Yes...NO..????

I seriously hope that you're not SERIOUS! This is a no-brainer for sure -- stay away from him!
Board: Relationship Health 09-04-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By amyd
Re: Am I the fool?

Sounds like she is tired of loaning you money, so why can't you ask your family for it instead of her? You have no job/income and No means of reliable transportation at this time. I hope things...
Board: Skin Problems 09-04-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By amyd
Re: Black spot on face.

Not sure why you would try and squeeze something that obviously has nothing in it to be removed? From the pic, it simply resembles either a freckle or flat mole. Unless you want to permanently...
Board: Grief & Loss 09-03-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,486
Posted By amyd
Re: Who else lost their mother during childhood/adolescence?

My mother and I were just beginning our 2 month tour of Europe when she had a heart attack in Hamburg, Germany. I was 15 yrs. old at that time and was able to handle it fairly well -- probably...
Board: Skin Problems 09-03-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By amyd
Re: Black spot on face.

Can you post a pic of it?
Board: Skin Problems 09-03-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By amyd
Re: Weird spot on my arm

That's because you have to click Manage Attachments from the Additional Options below where it says Submit Reply and upload your pic that way.
Yeah, for sure seeing what you are talking about would...
Board: Beauty & Cosmetics 08-29-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,594
Posted By amyd
Re: Herbal breast enhancement

If it were me,I would definitely QUIT. However, I may be just a wee bit biased, as I would have never tried them to begin with.
Board: Beauty & Cosmetics 08-29-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,218
Posted By amyd
Re: yelow nails

Try soaking them (without nail polish) for five to ten minutes in lemon juice, every other day until you see an improvement. Also, give them a break from the polish every once in a while.
Board: Stress 08-29-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,383
Posted By amyd
Re: Weird question!

During your 20's, most people want to be on their own and have their own place. If you are financially stable, my guess is that you would be better off living by yourself??? Since your parents...
Board: Beauty & Cosmetics 08-29-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,452
Posted By amyd
Re: Good mascara that doesn't get on contacts?

I actually do something similar; however, I heat up my eyelash curler with my blow dryer, test it first to make sure it's not to warm -- then I use it on my lashes. Works real well for me, and if...
Board: Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery 08-28-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,626
Posted By amyd
Board: Relationship Health 08-28-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,494
Posted By amyd
Re: So much pressure on me finding a girlfriend

Why haven't you ever brought one of your girlfriends home to "meet the family"???
Board: General Health 08-28-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,677
Posted By amyd
Re: Can anyone answer questions on MRSA please

When I was diagnosed with MRSA on X-Mas Eve day, three years ago, I was immediately admitted to the hospital and started on a heavy duty antibiotic(s) IV regime for the entire 4 day stay in a totally...
Board: Divorce & Separation 08-28-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,669
Posted By amyd
Re: wife filed for divorce how do i get her back

Not much info here to go on, so. . . my guess is -- since she has already filed for divorce, you're probably not going to be able to. Sounds like she has seriously made up her mind.
Sorry, not...
Board: Grief & Loss 08-28-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,588
Posted By amyd
Re: lost my mum aged 20

My mother died when I was 15 yrs. old and I was 20 yrs old when my father died. I was the first to find both of them. I am now 56 and seldom think of them very much; however when I do, it's not...
Board: Sexually Transmitted Diseases 08-27-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,009
Posted By amyd
Re: Is this rash an STD?

Looks like a condition called Folliculitis, which is an inflammation of some of your hair follicles. Happens at lot of the time in the groin area.
That's my best guess.
Board: Panic Disorders 08-27-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,163
Posted By amyd
Re: Panic Attacks Without the Panic?

Doesn't sound like one to me. Perhaps you should see your neurologist regarding your terrible/debilitating migrane attacks. As you must already be aware of, they have a number of new migraine...
Board: Anxiety 08-27-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,663
Posted By amyd
Re: Anyone have experience with Effexor?

Effexor was by far the worst anti-depressant that I have ever taken. Worked my way up to the highest dose, and had horrible side-effects; such as when almost falling alseep, it would cause me to...
Board: Cancer: Skin 07-09-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,088
Posted By amyd
Re: Degrading mole on skin, HELP.

Looks like a congenital nevi to me. They are moles that appear at birth. My 23 yr. old daughter just recently had the largest one on her lower back surgically removed. As it was strictly a...
Board: Ear, Nose & Throat 06-26-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By amyd
Re: What is the best home remedy for an ear infection?

If it's a true ear INFECTION you need antibiotics -- preferably amoxicillin.
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