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Board: Hysterectomy 11-09-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,122
Posted By angaustinbrody
PMS symptoms AFTER period????

I have always had horrid periods. Very very very heavy and painful. I've seen the doctor and found out I had a blood clotting disorder. I got referred to a gynocologist to discuss my options and...
Board: Gallbladder 10-20-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,205
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Pain pain pain from my gallbladder.....

Yes, we have universal health care. I will pay not a single penny for surgery and there are NO private pay clinics here. I could drive to the united states to have surgery I suppose, but couldn't...
Board: Gallbladder 10-20-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,205
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Pain pain pain from my gallbladder.....

No, because the surgeon does not schedule surgeries. It's the hospital who does. And the wait lists here are horrible for everything. I would have a 1-2 month wait for my consultation, and then...
Board: Gallbladder 10-19-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,299
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Gallbladder dilemma

I'm not the OP but could you please tell ME? From what I understand some people with stones live their entire life without any symptoms or minimal symptoms.
Board: Gallbladder 10-19-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,205
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Pain pain pain from my gallbladder.....

I cannot go see another surgeon or I lose my appointment date and go back to square one. Our health care system SUCK and the other surgeons wait time is just as long. It's rediculous. I'm starting...
Board: Death & Dying 10-13-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 27,812
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: blood coming through nose and mouth

I've seen it a couple of times at my job (I am not a nurse, but a nurses aide). It's usually when the person is dying of end stage liver disease and varicose veins develop in the esophagus. These...
Board: Gallbladder 10-13-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,205
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Pain pain pain from my gallbladder.....

Nope! If I choose to go to another surgeon EVEN if it's only for a consult, I lose my spot on the wait list. Grrr
Board: Gallbladder 10-13-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,205
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Pain pain pain from my gallbladder.....

Because the surgeon decided to take 3 weeks off. And government cuts made it so that we have less surgery time at the hospital. Everyone thinks Canadian Health Care is awesome.....but really it...
Board: Gallbladder 10-13-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,205
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Pain pain pain from my gallbladder.....

My surgery got delayed. I am SOOO ****** off. November 30th I get in for my surgery. I went back to the emergency department again yesterday for the...15th time in 2 months. I cannot get the pain...
Board: Gallbladder 10-03-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,205
Posted By angaustinbrody
Pain pain pain from my gallbladder.....

I'm waiting to get my gallbladder out. According to my doctor my wait should be about 2 1/2 weeks longer. Been waiting for over a month and a half.

I haven't found ANY source of protein that I'm...
Board: Gallbladder 10-03-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,794
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Another gallbladder thread: Your experiences?

After I had my first REALLY REALLY bad gallbladder attack I had blood in my urine. I went to the emergency room four times over the next week and had blood in my urine everytime. About 1 1/2 weeks...
Board: Gallbladder 09-11-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,807
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Gallbladder -please help

I have very very very similar symptoms except my ultrasound revealed a gallbladder full of stones. I had convinced myself for over a year that I was having anxiety attacks because that is EXACTLY...
Board: Digestive Disorders 09-11-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,424
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Burning right abdomen anyone cured?

Have you had a gallbladder ultrasound????
Board: Digestive Disorders 09-11-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,139
Posted By angaustinbrody
Bright yellow diarrhea, sorry waaaay TMI!!!

I am waiting for a surgery consultation and gallbladder removal. I have a gallbladder full of stones, biggest one being 1.8 cm's. Suffer from nausea every single morning that sometimes lasts all...
Board: Digestive Disorders 09-05-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,167
Posted By angaustinbrody
I'm so sick and tired of feeling this way... literally!!!

60 views and not a single reply. No thanks, I'll keep my story to myself then.
Board: Gallbladder 08-22-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,810
Posted By angaustinbrody
Been having these "attacks" for over a year...

I've been having these attacks that come and go for over a year. It feels like my heart is pounding, I get really really dizzy and a sharp stabbing pain in my upper abdomen. I wrote them off as...
Board: Women's Health 04-06-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 786
Posted By angaustinbrody
So sick of these symptoms......

Ok this post is going to be way TMI.

I've had this problem since I had my youngest son 4 years ago. About a week before my period is due my labia get super super super itchy and almost raw. It...
Board: TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 03-28-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,683
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Had an appointment with a TMJ specialist today

I am in excrutiating pain! I've instructed my kids to ask me questions that can be answered with "uh huh" or "nuh uh" because it hurts so bad even to talk. I've taken tylonol every 4 hours with no...
Board: TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 03-23-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,683
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Had an appointment with a TMJ specialist today

Hmm, I'll have to check! I live in BC Canada if that matter. Funny I had a $20,000 breast reduction covered but they won't cover a $3,000 orthotic.
Board: TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 03-22-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,683
Posted By angaustinbrody
Had an appointment with a TMJ specialist today

I've had problems with my jaw ever since I got my wisdom teeth out back in 1999. I had a TMJ arthroscopy back in 2001. Between 1999 and 2001 I tried a bite guard and it left me in excrutiating pain....
Board: General Health 11-03-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 732
Posted By angaustinbrody
Big weight gain post surgery.....

I had major surgery at the end of may of this year. It was NOT weight loss surgery, lol. ANyways. Immediately after surgery I was so sore and so tired I lost about 10 pounds. Now 5 months later...
Board: Women's Health 02-11-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: endometrail ablation testamonies

I have done a lot of reading about ablations and I do NOT think that's normal to be in THAT amount of pain! I would defenitely go to urgent care or see if your doctor can get you in within the next...
Board: Women's Health 02-10-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,360
Posted By angaustinbrody
Nobody knows what the heck is wrong with me.

I've gone to my regular GP, another GP, a hematologist and a gynocologist. Here are my symptoms:

1. Super super super heavy periods. I DO have type 1 Von Willebrand disease, but I have been...
Board: Blood and Blood Vessel 12-28-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,186
Posted By angaustinbrody
Dietary changes for Von Willebrand disease

i am type 1. Looking for any dietary recommendations to help.
Board: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 02-12-2008, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,936
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: flashbacks and anxiety from accident

No I'm not seeing anyone about it. I too have the same feelings as you had. I should be able to cope with it and I don't want to feel stupid. I will probably call the doctor today and ask for a...
Board: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 02-11-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,936
Posted By angaustinbrody
flashbacks and anxiety from accident

I was in an ATV accident back in July of 2007. I rolled the ATV down a 150 foot bank and ALMOST got crushed. I ended up with a lot of scratches, bruises, etc but thankfully I'm still here. I never...
Board: Allergies 01-27-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: soy, egg, dairy allergy

I replace milk with ANY other milk. I use almond, hemp, oat, rice milk. I just use the same amount as the recipe calls for.

With the egg, I bought Bob's Red Mill egg replacer. It's easy to...
Board: Allergies 01-27-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,091
Posted By angaustinbrody
Food allergies and eating disorders

Not sure if anyone here has ever had a binge eating disorder, but how do you deal with that and food allergies. I have just been diagnosed with multiple food allergies, and I feel absolutely...
Board: Allergies 12-13-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,815
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: my child is allergic to too many things... I NEED HELP!

The doctor suggested your TWO AND A HALF month old child drink goats milk??????? Sounds like the baby needed a hypo-allergenic formula like Nutragemin or Alimentum.
Board: Anemia 06-09-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,915
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Low ferritin in 19 month old

Well, this is a bit beyond my scope. But, I would still have to say that there is some malabsorption issue at work causing the iron deficiency.
I have been reading up on malabsorbtion problems and...
Board: Anemia 06-08-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,915
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Low ferritin in 19 month old

I was thinking that ferritin is not a typical test for a child - were there other tests and symptoms your child had prior to finding he has low ferritin?
Ever since my son was born he has had...
Board: Anemia 06-05-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,915
Posted By angaustinbrody
Low ferritin in 19 month old

Just got the results of my 19 month olds blood tests. His ferritin levels were quite low. The doctor wants my son to take a daily multivitamin and feed him foods high in iron. He cannot have any...
Board: Allergies 04-03-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By angaustinbrody
Not sure where to start

I just found out that I need to avoid:

all dairy
wheat
all citrus fruits
strawberries
nectarines
raspberries
red currants
strawberries
Board: Weight Loss 12-08-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,030
Posted By angaustinbrody
weight loss but gaining inches

I have been on a healthy eating plan for 6 days now. I am feeling excellent. I went from eating the standard american diet (lots of cheese, lots of carbs, little vegetables and fruit) to eating...
Board: Thyroid Disorders 09-02-2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By angaustinbrody
I'm so sick of this :(

I'm so sick of having a thyroid problem. I have been on Synthroid now for 2 months, my levels are finally okay, but I'm STILL gaining weight. I eat properly and I chase a 3 year old and a 10 month...
Board: Women's Health 06-28-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,400
Posted By angaustinbrody
mole removal from labia

Has anyone here ever had a mole removed from their labia? I have one that I am getting taken off on Tuesday and am not sure what the recovery is going to be like. My husband is off work until the...
Board: Sexual Health - Women 06-28-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,394
Posted By angaustinbrody
mole removal from labia

Has anyone here ever had a mole removed from their labia? I have one that I am getting taken off on Tuesday and am not sure what the recovery is going to be like. My husband is off work until the...
Board: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 04-12-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By angaustinbrody
Re: Question about BM cramps

Yeah, I've had to cut out dairy, soy, eggs, citrus, caffeine, chocolate and so far so good....but I'm still having the belly troubles.
Board: Bowel Disorders 04-11-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 690
Posted By angaustinbrody
Not sure what to do

I am getting tested for celiac disease and my gall bladder...but the doctor seemed kind of clueless. Sorry if TMI. I can be perfectly fine and all of the sudden I get these horrible horrible cramps...
Board: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 04-11-2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By angaustinbrody
Question about BM cramps

Sorry if TMI. I can be perfectly fine and all of the sudden I get these horrible horrible cramps in my gut and the sudden urge to go to the bathroom. Sometimes when I sit down to go I have...
Board: Hormone Problems 03-14-2006, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,399
Posted By angaustinbrody
canker sores

I have recurring canker sores. It's horrible. I never get them when i'm pregnant...but when I'm not pregnant I get a HUGE one at least once a month. Does anyone else have canker sores caused from...
Board: Allergies 03-14-2006, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 919
Posted By angaustinbrody
croup + allergy?

My son is 2 1/2 and seems to always have a "cold". In the past year he has been hospitalized twice for what the doctors say is severe croupe. He had it one other time but did okay with home...
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