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Board: Heart Disorders 06-02-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By lourash
echo results confused

hubby had an echo and we just got the report and I am confused. 1. it starts by stating in caps VERY TDS. and a suspect low normal lvef of 50%. ...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 12-13-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By lourash
tingling from tensynovitis or ligaments?

I had an emg to check for nerve damage due to tingling and pins and needles feeling in my injured foot. The results were normal. I have a talar dome defect and partial tear in my deltoid ligament...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 11-09-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By lourash
Re: Weight Bearing ???

The doc that says I need the oats procedure using bone from my knee is in Illinois. He only does one every month or two , but has been doing them for several years according to his office. He gives...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 11-09-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By lourash
Re: Weight Bearing ???

Are you still wearing the boot? My doctor wants to do that surgery with just one plug for my ocd. He said if I have it done , no weight bearing for three months. I guess every doc has different time...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 11-05-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By lourash
Re: Surgery for Osteochondral Lesion Talar Dome

Hi , I also have an osteochondral lesion with cystic change. Is the surgery you are considering microfracture , where they go in thru tiny incisions and drill around the lesion? I had one doc...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-15-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By lourash
Re: ligament issues causing foot cramps?

Thanks , I wondered how bad the pain is after surgery? I am worried the area where they microfracture will be really sore , but wasn't sure about the ligaments. I am terrified of needles and I hear a...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-13-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By lourash
ligament issues causing foot cramps?

I have an osteochondral lesion in my medial talar dome along with an unstable ankle and loose ligaments. The doc wants to repair the ligaments and drill around the lesion. If I walk down steps or try...
Board: Shoulder / Rotator Cuff Problems 10-05-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By lourash
Re: MRI results

These are new findings since the last mri and surgery in September of last year. Yes, he stayed in the sling as instructed and did pt just like directed. The tear is really close to one of the...
Board: Shoulder / Rotator Cuff Problems 10-05-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By lourash
MRI results

Hubby has had two rotator cuff repairs of the left shoulder last year within 6 months of each other. It started hurting again so he went to his doc who first said oh it's carpal tunnel and then when...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 08-20-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By lourash
oats procedure

After getting a third opinion last week I will be having the oats procedure soon. The first doc said pt and gave me a steroid shot, the pain increased but his nurse said just do the pt and come back...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 02-21-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By lourash
Re: biopsy for lesion in talar dome

My plan now is to wait to hear back from the podiatrist that wants me to see the ankle specialist . I want to make sure I get it fixed right , it may take awhile to get an apt. I will just keep...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 02-20-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By lourash
biopsy for lesion in talar dome

I had an mri of my foot 2 weeks ago , and called the podiatrist to see what the plan is. She wants to refer me to an ankle surgeon and says I need a biopsy of the lesion on my talar dome. I said my...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 02-16-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By lourash
Re: Talar Dome Lesion and Ligament Reconstruction

I think I would get a second opinion , it sure wouldn't hurt to at least see what another doc thinks.I am not waiting for my apt. Next week with a podiatrist. I am confused to weather they will say...
Board: Cancer: Breast 12-12-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,412
Posted By lourash
Board: Shoulder / Rotator Cuff Problems 06-16-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,785
Posted By lourash
Re: mri results of shoulder

Thanks Debbie, I hope your shoulder gets better soon. did you have an open big incision or arthroscopic ? Hubby is doing just the 4 small cuts , so hopefully this will heal good quick. He will be...
Board: Shoulder / Rotator Cuff Problems 06-15-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,785
Posted By lourash
Re: mri results of shoulder

We went to the surgeon today. its a torn rotator cuff and he is going to schedule the surgery to fix it arthroscopically. No work for about 3 months , and his summer will be shot to heck.
Board: Shoulder / Rotator Cuff Problems 06-04-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,785
Posted By lourash
Re: mri results of shoulder

He is still in the same amount of pain , not getting any better. He can't sleep on that side , and he can't raise it from his side up into the air. it aches even when he sits still and doesn't move it
Board: Shoulder / Rotator Cuff Problems 06-02-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,785
Posted By lourash
Re: mri results of shoulder

No we tried an he can't be seen any sooner. I asked the family doc's nurse if it means surgery and she said she has no idea what they will do. So for now its hydrocodone every 6 to 8 hours and...
Board: Shoulder / Rotator Cuff Problems 06-02-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,785
Posted By lourash
mri results of shoulder

my hubby fell about 12 feet down a flight of stairs , after over a week of pain he had an mri. He can't get into a ortho doc for a couple of weeks.
it states the upper surface of the rotator cuff...
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 02-09-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 999
Posted By lourash
help with mri results

I had an mri and don't understand the results. Hopefully some of you have had something similiar in your reports and get it.
it says several subchondral cysts in the patella medially , edema in...
Board: Pregnancy 10-11-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By lourash
how soon did you get a + test result ?

I have a question about my daughter inlaw. She and my son did an iui without fertility drugs a little over a week ago . Anyway she tested 5 or 6days before her period and got a faint positive...
Board: Disabilities 07-16-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By lourash
can they reduce your amount if you don't have other income

Hi all I have a question for you , reguarding my son's ssdi. He is in his early 20's and is married and was paralyzed 18 months ago from above the waist down. He had been working in a factory until...
Board: Cancer: Breast 06-08-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 35,201
Posted By lourash
Re: Bloody nipple discharge

I hope everything goes fine for you. I have been having bleeding from from one breast on and off for a couple of months. I had a normal mammogram and ultrasound. they said if it keeps up I need a...
Board: It's Life - Off Topic Discussions 05-26-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,922
Posted By lourash
Re: Traveling with a handicapped adult daughter

I cannot believe that websites advise to book handicap rooms to get more space. That enrages me !!! It is hard enough to be handicapped but then for those sites to tell able bodied people to ask...
Board: It's Life - Off Topic Discussions 05-26-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,922
Posted By lourash
Re: Traveling with a handicapped adult daughter

I agree with you and some hotels don't have many accessible rooms. I'm not sure what handicap your daughter has , but my 23 year old son is a paraplegic. He broke his back above the waist last...
Board: Exercise & Fitness 04-14-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 876
Posted By lourash
lose weight working out with wii fit ??

I just wondered how many have lost weight by working out with the wii fit ?? I do the hula hoop and free step a few times a week. I try to do the free step where you step on and off the balance...
Board: Cancer: Breast 04-12-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,299
Posted By lourash
bloody discharge ??

I noticed a bloody discharge from one breast a couple weeks ago. I had just had a mamogam about 5 months ago and it was fine. A while ago I had green discharge and had a cyst drained from the other...
Board: Sleep Disorders 10-11-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 938
Posted By lourash
son's sleep study report ???

My 10 year old son had a sleep study and we finally heard back. It said he had 34 events of hypopnea and also has restless leg syndrome. They wan t us to see a ear nose and throat doc. our family...
Board: Sleep Disorders 09-18-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,710
Posted By lourash
son had shallow breathing during sleep study

My 10 year old son had his sleep study last night they said he sat up in bed during sleep. He also had episodes of shallow breathing during the test. Anyone else have this and were they treated for...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 09-10-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,958
Posted By lourash
bunion & nerve damage , problems after cheilectomy

I posted yesterday after my husbands doc appt. He showed me the bill from the doc and it reads halux valgus and halux rigidus . Plus he told him either the tarsal tunnel is back or he has nerve...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 09-09-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 914
Posted By lourash
confused after new doc visit

My husband had tarsal tunnel release and a cheilectomydone on his right foot 8 months ago. They did not fuse the joint , right after surgery the doc goes oh by the way you will need that fused...
Board: Sleep Disorders 09-02-2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,755
Posted By lourash
Re: child sits straight up while sleeping

Thanks for the replys , I am calling the doc today. I just wonder if the doc will even schedule it ,the doc that tested my husband isn't our doc anymore. Insurance dosent give us many choices of...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 08-28-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By lourash
Re: did your foot look mishapen after cheilectomy??

just as we thought his foot is nothing like yours. his curves out on the side where it normally does only much much worse. when you put his feet side by side the difference is very big. it hurts...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 08-28-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By lourash
did your foot look mishapen after cheilectomy??

Of those of you that have had a cheilectomy did your foot look deformed after surgery?? My husband had his done on his right foot big toe, 8 months ago. the scar from the incision is flat but the...
Board: Sleep Disorders 08-26-2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,755
Posted By lourash
child sits straight up while sleeping

My 10 year old sits up in bed during the night while sleeping. This happens many times during the night and also grinds his jaw. He just started school and goes to bed at 9 and gets up a little...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 08-25-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,552
Posted By lourash
pain and deformed foot after cheilectomy

My husband had a cheilectomy on his big right toe and tarsal tunnel release over 8 months ago. The doctor drilled holes in the joint to get cartilage to come back. they talked like the tarsal...
Board: Sleep Disorders 07-29-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,092
Posted By lourash
10 year old has sleep problems

My 10 year old son has many problems sleeping. His dad has sever apnea and the doc says that some kids are prone to it if there parent has it. He grinds his teeth all night he also kicks , tosses...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 02-23-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By lourash
??? for paraplegics

I am looking for any people on this site who are paralyzed from the waist down. My 22 year old son was injured in an accident and broke t5-t6. He also fractured a bone in his neck. He didn't severe...
Board: Disabilities 02-23-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By lourash
??? about disability claims

I am new to this site , sorry but I am so confused. My 22 year old son was recently paralyzed from the waist down after an accident. He worked in a factory and is married. He cannot do the job he...
Board: Sleep Disorders 12-15-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,153
Posted By lourash
anyone ever intubated while awake???

Just wondered if anyone has been intubated while awake for surgery?? My hubby has airway problems and severe apnea. He is having surgery this week and the hospital wants to give a shot in the...
Board: Sleep Disorders 10-31-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 775
Posted By lourash
dangers from apnea and surgery??

I am hoping someone can answer a few questions I have. My husband is having surgery for tarsal tunnel and a bone spur in his foot.
Her has been on cpap for severe apnea for a few years. After he...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 10-30-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,232
Posted By lourash
cheilectomy and tarsal tunnel surgery????

Hi , my hubby is scheduled for tarsal tunnel surgery and a chileictomy on his big toe of his right foot.

I guess they make the incision further back on the foot for the tarsal tunnel release. ...
Board: Cancer: Breast 10-24-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,243
Posted By lourash
Re: Fibroglandular Disease

Sorry , if I confused you by talking about my cysts. I also have fibroglandular breasts. I found out after a diagnostic mammogram and an ultrasound. I was never told wheather or not the cysts were...
Board: Cancer: Breast 10-24-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,243
Posted By lourash
Re: Fibroglandular Disease

I hope someone can answer your question. I have the same thing and don't think they treat it. At least my doc says it won't go away til I am a little old lady. I have cysts in one breast one was 2...
Board: Weight Loss 10-23-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,898
Posted By lourash
Re: I have had enough of being fat.

Oh my gosh , I cannot believe that doc did not treat you for your thyroid condition.

My husband has thyroid disease too. He started out with graves and although most people loose weight with...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 10-23-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,023
Posted By lourash
hemangioma and now 2 new spots on liver ct

I posted a few weeks ago about taking the pill with a hemangioma. I still have the ovarian cyst but will not take the pill or the depo shot. Anyway I had a ct about 2 months ago and it shows 2 new...
Board: Women's Health 10-23-2008, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By lourash
Re: Help, I'm Really Scared

well , that sounds alot like the trouble I was having. Mine turned out to be my ovary keeps getting cysts. I had a partial hysterectomy 6 years ago. I just had to go for another ultrasound...
Board: Cancer: Breast 10-15-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,152
Posted By lourash
should I call my doctor??

I had a cyst aspirated over a month ago and also had green discharge from the other breast. the doc drained the cyst and threw away the fluid he would not even look at the discharge from the other...
Board: Liver & Pancreas Disorders 10-06-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,020
Posted By lourash
any ladies with hemangiomas on the pill??

Hi , again ladies! I just wondered if any of you with hemangiomas are on the pill or depo shot or hormone replacement therapy?? Did any of you take them before you found out about the hemangioma. ...
Board: Urology 10-03-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,169
Posted By lourash
Re: Is VCUG really necessary? Help please!

I am glad you decided to go thru with the test. You will feel alot better after its done and you get some answers. I got to stay with my son , I had a partial hysterectomy before his test and I...
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