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Board: Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian 04-22-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By ventcrew
Re: So worried about future daughter-in-law

Hello all,

My future DIL went to the OB/GYN today and he told her he feels they both are endometriomas. She has to go and have another ultrasound (pelvic and transvaginal) on Thursday. He said...
Board: Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian 04-22-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By ventcrew
Re: So worried about future daughter-in-law

Thank you so much for your very informative response. Her appt. is at 4:30 today. I will update as soon as possible.
Board: Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian 04-21-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By ventcrew
Unhappy So worried about future daughter-in-law

Hello all,

My future daughter in law went to the ER last week because of lower abdominal pain. They did blood work, pelvic, abdominal cat scan with contrast abdominal ultrasound and a trans...
Board: Brain & Nervous System Disorders 02-23-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 26,602
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Constant pressure in head

eddieduder
As you can see in my post what ended up being wrong with me Chiari 1 Malformation that is causing Intracranial Hypertension. I have tons of symptoms.

Constant symptoms are

head...
Board: Brain & Nervous System Disorders 10-07-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,734
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Surgery for Chiari - Need Input!!!!!

PinkEarthMama

Thank you so much for responding to me. I am so glad that your daughter is doing so well. It makes me smile. Mine is just 5mm but it is crowding my spinal cord and compressing my...
Board: Brain & Nervous System Disorders 09-22-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,734
Posted By ventcrew
Surgery for Chiari - Need Input!!!!!

Hello all,

Last month I was diagnosed with a Chiari 1 Malformation. I was told that the Chiari is causing 90% of my symptoms. The Dr. said surgery is totally up to me. I am begging anyone who...
Board: Brain & Nervous System Disorders 09-21-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 26,602
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Constant pressure in head

I too have constant pressure in my head and have for years. After tons of doctors and test I was finally told I have a Chiari 1 Malformation that is causing benign intracranial hypertension. I am...
Board: Brain & Nervous System Disorders 04-04-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,888
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Bizarre attacks unexplained please help

Mine came on after my mini van door broke and I repeatadly tried shutting it. It took pulling AND lifting of the door about 50 times (not kidding) to finally get it shut. I went to bed feeling...
Board: Brain & Nervous System Disorders 04-03-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,888
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Bizarre attacks unexplained please help

Hello welch92,

Alot of your symptoms sound like mine except worse and not the brain squeezing thing. I was just told by a doctor that I have Arnold Chiari Malformation 1. It is where the bottom...
Board: Bone Disorders 04-01-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,616
Posted By ventcrew
Unhappy BONE LESION 5th metacarpal

Any response if greatly appreciated. My son hurt his hand at work. He hit it on something and it swelled up and was painful. He went to urgent care they xrayed it and said a possible break on the...
Board: Bone Disorders 04-01-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,153
Posted By ventcrew
Re: iliac bone lesion

I was wondering if they said a lytic bone lesion. My son hurt his hand at work a couple weeks ago, and when they did the xray for a possible break on the second metacarpal (hand bone), they seen a...
Board: Swine Flu (H1N1) 10-28-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,187
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Husband & I both got pneumonia (possible swine flu)

Thank you all so much! My husband is back to work tomorrow. He seems to be recovering better than me. I was not in the hospital & he was but he was sicker than me. Yes they did the rapid test for...
Board: Swine Flu (H1N1) 10-26-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,187
Posted By ventcrew
Question Husband & I both got pneumonia (possible swine flu)

PLEASE SOMEONE RESPOND!!! Here is my story. On Oct 5 in the evening i walked to my mailbox just down the drive. I got out of breath. I was very worried. Two hrs. later I got a temp of 101, and...
Board: Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 10-11-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,841
Posted By ventcrew
Unhappy Pneumonia Questions?? (first time for me)

Any help please,

On monday night 10/5 i walked out to get the mail and got short of breath but felt fine. Then about 2 hours later fever of 101 next day same, with chills, aches headache and just...
Board: High & Low Blood Pressure 10-09-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,147
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Does having the flu cause your blood pressure to be low????

zuzu8
thank you for responding. Yes i have taken dihenhydramine. Also i talked to my cousin who is a nurse and she said i am dehydrated. I am not vomiting or trouble with bowels, just a fever. ...
Board: High & Low Blood Pressure 10-07-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,147
Posted By ventcrew
Question Does having the flu cause your blood pressure to be low????

Hello everyone,

I am a 52 yr. old over weight female. I have been on lisinopril for high blood pressure and toprol for palpitations for about 5 months. Everything has been going great. Both...
Board: Hysterectomy 06-23-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,356
Posted By ventcrew
Hysterectomy 1 yr. ago & now breast biopsy

Hello out there,

My sister had a hysterectomy 1 year ago for uterine fibroids that were quite large. A couple of months before that she had a normal mamogram. Well she just had another mamogram...
Board: Bowel Disorders 06-11-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,219
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Hemorrhoidectomy

impala lady,

Yes i was put to sleep. The surgery was at 7:20 am and I was home before noon on the same day. I was given the choice to be put to sleep or to have a spinal block with enough meds...
Board: Bowel Disorders 06-03-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,219
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Hemorrhoidectomy

Taser,
You will get to this point i promise. Like i said it will probably be more intense because of your crohns. This is what I wrote to another member on here, i copied it and pasted it here...
Board: Bowel Disorders 06-03-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,134
Posted By ventcrew
Thumbs up Re: My PPH Surgery Experience

Hello everyone,
Well it was my first day back to work. I am 12 days post op. I have absolutely no pain even during BM's. The itching is gone. My one and only complaint is that at work after...
Board: Bowel Disorders 06-03-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By ventcrew
Re: information on PPH surgery

Hello,

they did put me out but they also give epidural and alot of goodmeds so you don't remember. I chose the general. Please look at my other post under hemorrhoidectomy by taser194. I was...
Board: Bowel Disorders 06-02-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,134
Posted By ventcrew
Re: My PPH Surgery Experience

Well I am 11 days post op and went to the docs today. He said i am doing awesome. I go back to work tomorrow. BMs are getting more regular. I have no pain, just a bit of itching. I only needed...
Board: Bowel Disorders 06-02-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,219
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Hemorrhoidectomy

Hello,
Went to the docs today. He said i am doing awesome!!! I feel that I am also. I am back to work tomorrow. He just examined me a tiny bit but said i have to come back in 3 weeks for a full...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-30-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,219
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Hemorrhoidectomy

Hi, Do not hesitate to ask me anything cause you are embarassed or you think it is gross, after all think of the area we are talking about (ha ha). I will be honest your bm's with traditional...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-29-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,219
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Hemorrhoidectomy

Hello,

Surgery was a week ago today (friday) I feel really good today. I have not had pain pills since Monday night. The only thing I take is Motrin. I even went shopping today. BM's are...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-28-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,219
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Hemorrhoidectomy

i am not sure about the staples i am going to ask my doc tuesday. i have read they stay in or come out. Also the risks are mainly rare, so don't worry. Remember all these stories are only about...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-28-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,219
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Hemorrhoidectomy

Hello,

the bowel spasms that my doc said were part of this surgery did not really happen to me but twice. That is because he put me on valium not for anti anxiety but to calm down the spincter...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-27-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,219
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Hemorrhoidectomy

I am only 5 days post op, My doctor was the one that suggested pph surgery. You really need to get something done quick. Ask your doctor about pph and if she does not do it find one in your area...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-27-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,219
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Hemorrhoidectomy

taaser194, I also had internal hems that bled and the last couple of months bled horribly. I had to manually push them in after every bm, but i was lucky no pain. i am 52 and mine are caused by...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-26-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,134
Posted By ventcrew
Smile Re: My PPH Surgery Experience

Hello again,

Well it has been 2 days since i last posted and 4 days since surgery. I am feeling better everyday. I get weak and tired which i am not used to but my doc said is normal. bm's...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-24-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,134
Posted By ventcrew
Smile My PPH Surgery Experience

Hello everyone,

I had my pph surgery for a couple large bleeding internal and one tiny external hem on Fri. May 22 at 7:20 am i woke up in the recovery room with minimal pain. My right eye was...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-18-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By ventcrew
Unhappy PPH SURGERY THIS FRIDAY!!!! please respond

Hello everyone,

I am scheduled to have pph this friday. I have a couple internal grade 3 hems and one really small external. Doc says i am a good candidate. He thinks the procedure will take...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-08-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,331
Posted By ventcrew
Unhappy PPH SURGERY!!! Any positive results out there????

Help anyone!!!

Went to see the surgeon today about grade 3 internal hemorrhoids one quite large. I only have 1 small external one that does not even bother me. the internal ones do not hurt at...
Board: Cancer: Colon 05-02-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,929
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Well here goes: Rectal Skin Tags

Thank you both so much for responding, it makes me feel alot better. I am not at all constipated. I take metamucil daily (docs orders) cause of diverticuli. Other than this I have absolutely no...
Board: Cancer: Colon 05-02-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,929
Posted By ventcrew
Red face Well here goes: Rectal Skin Tags

:o:Hello everyone,

This is very embarrassing but everytime I have a bowel movement out pops something and when I wipe it bleeds and I have to manually push it back in. I have had this for years...
Board: Back Problems 04-20-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Help possible surgery!!!!

Thank you both so much for replying! It helps to ease the worries, and to get an idea of what to expect. His appt. is Monday April 27, so Tuesday I will post what his options are to get advice from...
Board: Back Problems 04-16-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By ventcrew
Unhappy Help possible surgery!!!!

Hello Everyone,
Well this is a first for us. My husband 46 yrs old has been having pain in his leg. After numerous appt. and test to rule out blod clot and injury the doc said "I think its your...
Board: Bowel Disorders 03-09-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,533
Posted By ventcrew
Unhappy pale colored stool

Hello Everyone,

Please help! What could be wrong or the cause of pale colored stool. I feel okay but when I went to the restroom the second half of my stool was pale in comparison to the normal...
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 02-26-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,226
Posted By ventcrew
Re: X-ray of knee please help

thanks for responding. first time for knee problems. guess my age is against me (52). oh well


ventcrew
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 02-26-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,226
Posted By ventcrew
Question X-ray of knee please help

:confused:Hello
I had my left knee xrayed a week ago because for the last couple of years I have been having trouble with swelling, stiffness and pain (when I move it certain ways). It did come and...
Board: Menopause 11-23-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,228
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Palpitations So Scary!!!!!!!!!!!

Sue,

Thank you so much for responding. It sure makes me feel alot better. I have had them real bad today. They started late afternoon. One thing is that they seem to go away at night (at least...
Board: Menopause 11-21-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,228
Posted By ventcrew
Unhappy Palpitations So Scary!!!!!!!!!!!

Hello everyone,

I have not had a period for 16 months now. When I started Peri I started with palps just every now and then. They progressively got worse. I had my heart totally checked out...
Board: Brain & Nervous System Disorders 11-05-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 48,345
Posted By ventcrew
Re: burning feeling in head?

Hello momforthecure,

I have a boat load of symptoms similar to your daughter. If you advance search my name (ventcrew) you can read my posts. I have been going through this for almost 2 years. ...
Board: Cancer: Uterine 07-15-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,478
Posted By ventcrew
Please help with results of TV Ultrasound!!!

Hello everyone,
I posted on Womens Health but just now found this and thought I would get more help here.
Just would like peoples opinion on the following. I am 50 and have been going through...
Board: Women's Health 07-15-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 500
Posted By ventcrew
Unhappy Please help with results!!!!

Hello everyone,

Just would like peoples opinion on the following. I am 50 and have been going through menopause. April 2006 I had a light period. Nothing again until very mild spotting for 2...
Board: Sleep Disorders 06-18-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,696
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Stopping Ambien Cr 12.5

Hello Everyone,

Thank you all so much for responding. I started cutting my 10 mg. ambien in half two nights ago. I will do that for a couple of nights and then cut it in half again and then take...
Board: Sleep Disorders 06-18-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,696
Posted By ventcrew
Re: Stopping Ambien Cr 12.5

Hello Everyone,

Thank you all for responding. I started by cutting my 10 mg. ambien in half last night. The doctor said do that for a couple of days and then start cutting that in half for a...
Board: Sleep Disorders 06-01-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,696
Posted By ventcrew
Question Stopping Ambien Cr 12.5

Hello Everyone,

I have numerous problems (symptoms) and am going through testing to find out what is wrong with me. Because of all my symptoms I was not sleeping at all so my neurologists decided...
Board: Menopause 05-09-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,322
Posted By ventcrew
Unhappy Menopause & Bleeding after pap????

Hello everyone,

I just went to the gyno yesterday for my pap. I only spotted very lightly 2 days in October 2006 and the time before that I spotted for about 5 days in April 2006. My blood work...
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 05-07-2007, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 47,710
Posted By ventcrew
Re: What could this be?? Sore breat bone area!

Sarah,

The only thing the Rheumi did was give me a complete physical (looking, bending, twisting and poking all over my body) I had a blood test done for Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis by another...
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