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Board: Blood and Blood Vessel 11-19-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By willowthewisp
Can someone tell me if these are bad or not

Hi, I have a letter with my blood test results on it( its only taken them 3 months to send them to me). There are a few that are not right and I need to know if I should be doing anything about...
Board: Heart Disorders 06-10-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By willowthewisp
Bad heart/chest pains/SOB/ etc etc

Hello, someone please answer this question for me.

I know i have some mild heart problems, been waiting months to see a heart specialist, but each time my heart goes bad by the time i get to my...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 05-03-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 850
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: In agony, vein appeared on leg??

Hi, Its calmed right down now, the little vein is still there but the pain has gone : - )
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 05-02-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 850
Posted By willowthewisp
In agony, vein appeared on leg??

Hi, Ive been up the whole night, and i mean every single hour with severe sharp shooting pains in my shin, ive been in absolute agony with the pain. I took very strong pain killers but they hardly...
Board: Heart Disorders 04-25-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Do i need to get help now?

Thanks Vyking, but to be honest i'm just going to give up.... I'm going to wait and ignore it like this registrar told me to. i have her name on a letter she typed out for me so i know who she is...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 04-24-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,013
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Does this meany anything!!!

my g.p. just says lets leave it a few months and test it again, but this is now 2 years. I dont think he realises its been 2 years as i had a change of dr at some stage. I know my results are not...
Board: Heart Disorders 04-24-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Do i need to get help now?

I rang and left a message today with the heart specialists secretary and just said i so need to have a sooner appointment, or is there any canellations? I will await their response, thats if i get...
Board: Heart Disorders 04-23-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Do i need to get help now?

Thank you for your replies. Well i rang for advice and they sent an ambulance, so off i went to hospital.
I explained to them that i cannot move without my heart racing madly and getting severe...
Board: Heart Disorders 04-23-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,655
Posted By willowthewisp
Do i need to get help now?

Dont know what to do please advise.

48 yr old female, waiting to see heart dr in June, can't see her before then.

Hearts been racing on and off all night, if i move/exert myself heart is racing...
Board: Heart Disorders 04-11-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,537
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Some kindly answer me.

Thank you for your reply booboo, i do feel th** wh** is going to happen will happen, if we cut right back on everything we should manage,, but it doesn't help when you have a husband th** walks round...
Board: Heart Disorders 04-10-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,537
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Some kindly answer me.

Yes i guess i must be stressing to much if people on here that don't know me are picking up on it. i am trying to relax more now, not using the monitor so much, only if i start to feel ill. I.E when...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 04-10-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: what should i do now?

Thank you jane, i feel very positive that it will be ok, they have found 3 or 4 faults with my heart since the cancer treatment but they are all mild, but having 3 or 4 is a real pain, mounts up to...
Board: Neuropathy 04-09-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,803
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Confused??

Hi Daisy, yes it was awful when both my ankles on the left leg just snapped, i have never know pain like it, and once in the hospital, they had to push the bones back into place again so i was...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 04-09-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: what should i do now?

I have just finished my fight with aggressive breast cancer, but now i am finding it hard to breathe and the chemo has damaged my heart. I now have heart failure, but to be on the safe side, they are...
Board: Heart Disorders 04-08-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,537
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Some kindly answer me.

Hello, its me again.... still having problems i'm afraid and i still dont know what to do. AFter having 2 nights of sleeping badly and waking up feeling ill with severe tiredness, i went to bed last...
Board: Neuropathy 04-08-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,803
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Confused??

Update........... Well here we are in 2012 and this leg is even worse than it was when i first posted, it makes my life pure hell. The pain is horrible still, sharp shooting pains, stabbing pains,...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 04-08-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,013
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Does this meany anything!!!

Strange this but here we are in 2012 and my liver result is coming back high still. i cant remember if this happened through 2011 because i was fighting for my life against breast cancer, but Jan...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 04-08-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: what should i do now?

I am going to have a full CT scan from my neck down to my pelvis on 18th April, this is checking for cancer, nothing to do with the reflux but i wonder if there is a hernia or anything else wrong in...
Board: Autism Spectrum 04-04-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,105
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Am I alone?

As a mother of am 18yr old autistic child i can really feel for what you are going through. Please don't despair, it is because he loves you that he feels he can say those things honey. He knows he...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 04-03-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,185
Posted By willowthewisp
High liver enzymes, does it matter/?

Hi, i have other health problems but whilst having numerous blood tests my liver enzymes have been coming back raised. I had another blood test and its come back high, i have got to have another...
Board: Heart Disorders 04-01-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,537
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Some kindly answer me.

Machaon and Vyking, thank you so very much for your replies, it was so nice to have someone answer me.
Machaon, wow i read your story, you do an amazing amount of exercise, i don't know how you...
Board: Heart Disorders 03-31-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,537
Posted By willowthewisp
Some kindly answer me.

Hello, i'm 47 yr old female, recently been told i have heart failure (not the fluid type one). I know nothing about this ( but it is left hand side?) and cannot get an appointment for months to...
Board: Cancer: Breast 03-05-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,514
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: triple negative breast cancer

Hi Tumbleweed, I myself have/had Triple negative breast cancer, so i am telling you what i know as a patient, not a dr, and i will explain in the easy terms in which i wish someone had bothered to...
Board: Heart Disorders 03-02-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,286
Posted By willowthewisp
Heart failure? I don't understand it all

Someone please help me understand all this... i have just been told i have heart failure,i'm 47, female.

Last year i fought for my life against breast cancer, had an echo before and afte chemo and...
Board: Cancer: Breast 02-14-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,409
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Advice would be a great help please.

Nine weeks on and i'm still itching like mad, not change to the breast just the swelling and terrible itching. Have seen dermo, and done what she asked and i'm still itching. So i am seeing my...
Board: Cancer: Breast 01-19-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,409
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Advice would be a great help please.

Well nobody answered, but i thought i would just update in case anyone with the same symptoms read this. I went to see a Dermatologist, who has told me it is one of my heart medications causing this...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-10-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: What were your thyroid levels (and ranges) when you were diagnosed?

My T.S.H is currently 28.92
Free T4 = 12.7

Diagnosed 12 years ago.
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-10-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Is this reading ok, meds dropping fast??

Thank you Finnmaid, this is what i just cant understand. My thyroid suddenly showing its gone way overactive, and it was like this for a good 3 or 4 months???? And now its suddenly way underactive...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-10-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Is this reading ok, meds dropping fast??

Hello, well i now have a copy of my blood test results. Im still itching like hell and feeling very low as im in so much pain and discomfort, this itchyness is never ending, over four weeks now. Not...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-08-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Is this reading ok, meds dropping fast??

I'm off to the dr's tomorrow so a am going to ask for a copy, will post if i manage to get this copy, thank you x
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-07-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Is this reading ok, meds dropping fast??

Hello, My drs never give you the results of our blood tests, they just tell us they are ok or they are not and what to do. They have told me my thyroid was too low now?? So they have asked me to...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 01-05-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By willowthewisp
Is this reading ok, meds dropping fast??

Hello, First of all i have just had the result of my thyroid bloody test and the nurse said it was 22.9, is this ok, the blood test form just said TSH.

I have just had loads of bloods taken for...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 01-03-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: what should i do now?

Hi, yes i do get out of breath but i am overweight! Im sitting here now after just eaten half my dinner and i cant stop coughing, family are sick of it lol. Coughed last night again. I will have to...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 01-02-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: what should i do now?

Thank you for your reply. I also get this dry cough during the day as well, especially if i'm chatting. I can be on the phone at work and i suddenly start coughing and its terrible, im coughing and...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 01-02-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By willowthewisp
what should i do now?

Hi, Im 47 yr old female. Ive suffered with acid reflux for near on the last 7 years or possibly a lot longer, but i just cannot remember. I never get heartburn or indigestion, i just cough through...
Board: Cancer: Breast 01-02-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 953
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Side effect from avastin & paxitaxal questons

Hello, sorry i cant help with an answer but i would love to know how you are getting on. I finished all my treatment in Oct 2011 for the highest grade breast cancer, i was on 2 types of chemo and has...
Board: Cancer: Breast 01-02-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,221
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: swollen lymph nodes

I hope all her tests came back with good results, good luck to her x
Board: Cancer: Breast 01-01-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,409
Posted By willowthewisp
Advice would be a great help please.

Hello, I have had grade 3 breast cancer, Tumour and lymph nodes removed April 11, finished my chemo in August 11, finished my radiotherapy last week of Oct 11.
Not on any meds for the cancer, but...
Board: Cancer: Breast 08-16-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,952
Posted By willowthewisp
Terrible stomach after chemo!

Hello, I have such a sore and uncomfortable stomach and everytime i eat i feel so sick. It feels like my stomach is just raw, and the linings been burnt off!!

I am having chemotherapy for breast...
Board: Heart Disorders 08-04-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Can anyone advise me on this!

thank you for your reply. You mentioned VT, what is VT. I know nothing about tachy apart from the fact that the drs keep saying i'm tachycardic. No one has mentioned anything else to me at all,...
Board: Heart Disorders 08-03-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By willowthewisp
Can anyone advise me on this!

Hello, please can anyone tell me what is going on please.

I'm 47yr old female, having chemotherapy for breast cancer, grade 3 agressive, tumour been removed and all cancer 'should' be gone....
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 09-06-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,013
Posted By willowthewisp
Does this meany anything!!!

Hello, i have regular blood tests to check my thyroid level, (under active)and i remember once the Dr said to me something about my liver wasnt right, but i can't remember what?
I have now had...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 07-09-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,135
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: I can't take any more of this!!

Just over one year on and it's back again, i am suffering from what i'm gathering IBS all year round. But now this real bad belly/bowel thing has started up again.
I am burning hot, but not all the...
Board: Neuropathy 05-21-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,803
Posted By willowthewisp
Confused??

Hi, my Consultant seems to be trying to head me towards some sort of Neuropathy thing, and to be totally honest i have never even heard of neuropathy before. I was convinced my pain is due to a...
Board: General Health 12-08-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By willowthewisp
what could this be.

Not sure where to put put this!

19yr old female, for 8 months or more has had severe night sweating waking up soaked. Feeling hot all the time. Weak a lot of the time and sleeps a lot.
She goes...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 10-08-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,127
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Don't know where to put this!

Feelbad, is it me or you!! The post about the cysts on my spine is just 3 posts above this one!!! LOL I wrote on there what the letter from the dr said.
My new Dr has sent me a letter to make an...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 10-08-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,127
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Don't know where to put this!

OMG where on earth have i put that post!!! I can't even find it myself now!I am going to search for it and if i find it i will copy and paste it on here. LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 10-07-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,127
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: Don't know where to put this!

Hi, Just an update - i have changed Doctors and have seen him today, he says he thinks he knows just what could causing all this pain in my leg ( which is still extremely painful) he says he thinks...
Board: Autism Spectrum 09-20-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,774
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: I'm dying inside and out.

Well they have held the meeting and she is being handed over to the other team in the area where she lives. I'm pleased about this. I just wonder when they are going to start seeing her, soon as poss...
Board: Autism Spectrum 09-17-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,774
Posted By willowthewisp
Re: I'm dying inside and out.

Hi Mira, my daughter was diagnosed with Autism aged 8 twice, once by an Autistic specialist at Guys hospital, and again by a consultant at a local hospital. But do you know i am shocked at what you...
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