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Board: Lupus 12-15-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By shisslak
Teen Daughter and Possible Lupus

Hi,

My daughter has been experiencing strange symptoms that have been getting worse.

My daughters symptoms began last year around with random forgetfulness. Her forgetfulness became so bad...
Board: Cancer: Breast 08-18-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By shisslak
Mastectomy or Tamoxifin

Hi Liss,

I actually was in the process of responding to your post when I lost it last week, so hopefully my response will find its way this time.

I am just now three and a half weeks post...
Board: Cancer: Breast 06-10-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By shisslak
Re: Immediate or delayed reconstruction following bilateral mastectomy

Thanks Seabell,

Will definately be making an appointment with a plastic surgeon. I know that some suggest having an immediate reconstruction because they say that the tissue is easier to work...
Board: Cancer: Breast 06-10-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By shisslak
Immediate or delayed reconstruction following bilateral mastectomy

Hi Everyone,

I was diagnosed with ADH in 2005. This was found because I insisted that a surgeon remove the lump that I could feel but could not be seen on Mammogram or Ultasound. Once this lump...
Board: Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian 10-24-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,255
Posted By shisslak
Re: how long for biopsey results,i am in ireland.

francine,

Here in the states cin 1 is followed closely with paps every 4 months until clear. Cin 2 and above are usually treated and than you have follow up paps to make sure that your remain...
Board: Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian 10-21-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,255
Posted By shisslak
Re: how long for biopsey results,i am in ireland.

francine24

Colposcopy biopsies result should only take one week!!! I know that I had a coloscopy done on a monday and my doctor called me on friday, so I actually only waited 4 days. I am sure...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 10-21-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,892
Posted By shisslak
Re: Strange result on bilirubin urine test strip

Jewelweed,

I suggest that you make an appointment with your primary care physician to go over your concerns. Sometimes, the test strips are defective or the supply that you have is outdated. It...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 10-20-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By shisslak
Re: shins/legs

landon1147

Are you a runner? You sound like you have shin splints. That is where the muscle begins to pull away from the bone due to over excercising and not stretching the correct way. Do not...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 10-20-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By shisslak
Re: I have a problem between my eyes. Strain clinch is stuck? help.

Amazing Moves

My first thought after reading your post, is that you may be suffering with TMJ. You most likely are so stressed that at night while you are sleeping you are clenching your jaw. ...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 10-20-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By shisslak
Re: Arm and leg pains

Migi,

I would suggest that you visit a neurologist, the childhood pains may not be related to what you are currently feeling. I would suggest that you request an MRI of your neck. You have...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 10-20-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By shisslak
Re: Colonoscopy

Libbystax

Just saw your post, are you feeling any better? I had a colonoscopy in January and I do not recall having any type of pain following the procedure. Glad you're pathology came back...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 10-20-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 801
Posted By shisslak
Re: Tested for Sugar in Urine but not diabetic

BLP

You husband needs to have his blood drawn to see what his A1C value is. This blood test tells you whether your husbands blood sugar has been high within the last three months. Apparently...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 10-11-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By shisslak
Re: Normal Results?

Good luck....stock up on the ice cream!!!!
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 10-11-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By shisslak
Re: Normal Results?

DallasDustie,

How did your appointment with the ENT go? It is good that you are staying on top of this condition. Having swollen lymph nodes for six months is not normal. Did you happen to ask...
Board: Cancer: Breast 09-27-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,511
Posted By shisslak
Re: 30 years old and 1st Mammogram/Ultrasound

Great news!!!! I am sure that when you return in six months for your follow-up mammogram and ultasound you will be given a clean bill of health.
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-23-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By shisslak
Re: Insect bites

pad26,

Try not to laugh to hard but the ants were most likely attracted to the sweet blood that your wife has--insects are attracted to sweetness. This information I actually got from my...
Board: Orthopedic 09-23-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,381
Posted By shisslak
Re: Compound Fracture tib/fib

stealth9109

My guess is that your fibula was broken in the middle of your leg vs broken lower closer to your ankle. Again because it is not a weight bearing bone and its only real job is to...
Board: Cancer: Breast 09-22-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,511
Posted By shisslak
Re: 30 years old and 1st Mammogram/Ultrasound

AlicenWonderlan

How did your biopsy go? I know it can be very embarrassing, I think because I have had so many and even had one of the lumps surgically removed and three biopsies done via MRI...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-22-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,003
Posted By shisslak
Re: Burning sensation in palms and feet

ajs444

If you have diabetes, than the best person to talk to concerning your symptoms would be the doctor who is overseeing your diabetes treatment. It sound like you are suffering from...
Board: Orthopedic 09-22-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,381
Posted By shisslak
Re: Compound Fracture tib/fib

stealth9109

If you look at the x-rays of your lower leg, you will notice that the tibia is really the important bone--it is the weight bearing bone. The fibula is really only there to connect the...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-20-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,490
Posted By shisslak
Re: Help me get rid of Fluoride from my water?

shad0w,

Well you can drink non floridated water, but you are going to have to carefully shop for toothpaste that does not contain fluoride.
It is great that you are trying to fix your body...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-20-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,534
Posted By shisslak
Re: Pain in my right inner thigh (bellow undies)

Lorust,

You need to relax..I am sure the pain in your thigh is not a blood clot and even if it is a blood clot the treatment is not surgery. The treatment is blood thinners to dissolve the clot. ...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-14-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,093
Posted By shisslak
Re: Mystery diagnosis, svrl health problems, connected?

maria3180

I guess my first question is have you been referred to an gyn oncologist and have you or are you going to be having a complete hysterectomy for your endometrial cancer? I think that...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-13-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By shisslak
Re: Anyone ever experience this?

AddisMom

Have you spoken with your ob/gyn about the changes in your period. Sometime you really have to push your case with the doctors. If it is not something that jumps right out, than they...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-09-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By shisslak
Re: Second opinion do i need it?

greenemerald

I have read that when an ovarian cyst burst, it is very painful. I have also heard that it does take a few days for the pain to decrease, because the fluid is irritating the lining...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-09-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By shisslak
Re: Fatigued and sore.

anel,

Yes having a problem with your liver could be causing you fatigue. What type of problem did they say you are having with your liver?
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-09-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By shisslak
Re: I really need some advice and Im not sure where this post is directed!

Leslie041906

Have you follow up with this doctor concerning the fact that your symptoms have not improved. You need to have some blood work to make sure that your kidneys are working and if the...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-09-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By shisslak
Re: Palpitations

Suze x

I think that you may want to get your thyroid checked. A simple blood test will let you know it you have a overactive thyroid.
Let me know how you are doing.
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-09-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,121
Posted By shisslak
Re: My husband has been diagnosed with Microvascular Angina....

angierams77

I think that you husband needs to notify his cardiologist, if that is who diagnosed him with the microvascular angina or his primary care doctor. He needs to be admitted to a hospital...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-09-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,527
Posted By shisslak
Re: Unknown Stomach Issue

Freeze90

I suggest when you are able, but please do not take too long, to see a gastroenterologist. I believe that you will need a endoscope to check to see if you have a ulcer, it will also...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-06-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By shisslak
Re: Confused about arm pain

mrsreeves,

When is your appointment with the orthopedic doctor? If you appointment is not within the next couple of days, than you should call the doctor's office and request to speak to the...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 09-02-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By shisslak
Re: Wrongly written prescription?

sprinter20

Who is your husband primary care doctor and was he your husband's attending doctor when he was in the hospital?
Instead of calling the hospital and trying to get the prescrition...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 09-02-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,015
Posted By shisslak
Re: Gilenya

300

Have you discussed this complication with the doctor who prescribed the medication for you?
There are a few drugs on the market that are used for multiple sclerosis, so your doctor should be...
Board: Women's Health 08-30-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,643
Posted By shisslak
Re: Post Menstrual Cramps

Lexi3

Glad to hear that you are feeling better.
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 08-29-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,678
Posted By shisslak
Re: sensitive skin patch under the shoulderblade

Lund,

You should be see your primary care doctor. Shingles really have no time limit as to how long the symptoms last. Because it is a viral infection, the symptoms are not the same for every...
Board: Women's Health 08-29-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,643
Posted By shisslak
Re: Post Menstrual Cramps

Lexi3

First let me extend my condolences on the loss of your child.
In terms of your cramping, my thought would be that your body is still trying to correct itself from your loss of pregnancy and...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 08-16-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By shisslak
Re: Babysitter Issues

JerryA

If the mother wants the boys to be bathed every night, than she should have the children bathed and ready for bed before she leaves for the evening.
If they are relying on a 12 year old to...
Board: Back Problems 08-16-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By shisslak
Re: Lower back pain

gf2pmk

Sounds like a herninated disc in your lumbar spine. The disc is most likely sitting on a nerve root. You will need a MRI of the lumbar spine to confirm this.
I was treated for this...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 08-16-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,327
Posted By shisslak
Re: leg cramps and severe cramp back of left knee

cbarrows70

When I began to develop leg cramps, I was advised to begin drinking tonic/soda water (whichever one contains quinine) and believe it or not it worked.
Another thought would be when was...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 08-16-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 784
Posted By shisslak
Re: 34 yr old male, heart rate consitently 40-48bpm ... a little worried

briandean,

If you are a jogger, than a slow heart rate is not really that bad. Are you by chance on any type of medication for high blood pressure (beta blocker), this type of medication will...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 08-15-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By shisslak
Re: Pain in nose and head HELP!

Fireworks,

Yes a fly or a nat can end up in your nose and if not noticed, they can be the source of an infection.
Your symptoms do sound like you have a sinus infection (unknown if it has been...
Board: Cancer: Breast 08-11-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 21,646
Posted By shisslak
Re: painful lump under right nipple

tooblue

Try putting some hot towels on the area and see if that helps with your pain. The lump can be a block milk duct and that may help alleviate the pain. You may also have mastititis, which...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 08-10-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By shisslak
Re: Head pain and swollen gland..

Glad I could h help, hope your mother feel better soon
Board: Cancer: Breast 08-09-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 21,646
Posted By shisslak
Re: painful lump under right nipple

Good Luck, let me know how you do.
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 08-09-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By shisslak
Re: Head pain and swollen gland..

alexmax

I have not heard of any major long lasting problems with the disease. I think if anyone has had any significant problems, it would have been patients that had some pre-existing condition....
Board: Cancer: Breast 08-08-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 21,646
Posted By shisslak
Re: painful lump under right nipple

tooblue22

By the way you describe the lumb-smooth and it moves leave me to believe that the lump is a cyst. That does not mean that you should not go and have a doctor check it out. The cyst if...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 08-08-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By shisslak
Re: Head pain and swollen gland..

Alex

I think your mother has shingles. She should go to her primary care doctor to confirm the diagnosis.

Shingles is a virus (form of chicken poxs) that runs along the nerve roots, so some...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 08-04-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,575
Posted By shisslak
Re: Malpractice?

txarmywife,

Do you have a case of malpractice--by the sounds of your story, I would say yes. Would you collect money for your damages, maybe, but probably not enough for the headache that you...
Board: Men's Health 08-04-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,260
Posted By shisslak
Re: painful penis and tender testicles.

dunwack,

Your symptoms sound like you may have a urinary trac infection. You need to call your primary care and get some antibodic so that the infection is gone before your surgery.
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 08-04-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By shisslak
Re: I don't know what this is can you please help

Latics

I suggest that you notify your primary care doctor concerning these epsiodes, part of what you are describing sounds like you are experiencing seizures, however,typically after one has a...
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