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Board: Osteoporosis 05-30-2011, 04:13 PM
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Posted By Gerri54
Newly Diagnosed

Hi,

I am 57 years old and newly diagnosed with Osteoporosis.

Bone Mineral Densitometry

The BMD from L2 to L4 is 0.871 g/cm2, giving a T-score of -1.42.

The BMD in the left femoral neck...
Board: Blood and Blood Vessel 12-27-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,184
Posted By Gerri54
Re: Acute Intermittent Porphyria-anyone heard of this?

Hi Tina, I am being tested for Porphyria and MS. Porphyria is genetic. My sister 3 years younger was diagnosed over 10 years ago now with Porphyria. I had my urine tested in 1998 for Porphyria it...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-30-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,357
Posted By Gerri54
Re: please help me understand some things

Dede, lets walk this road together - I am there with you and I know how you feel. We are not lazy - we definitely have health issues going on that are causing major fatigue.

This is 2nd reply - I...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-30-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,357
Posted By Gerri54
Re: please help me understand some things

Hi Dede




I have been diagnosed twice with MS by my Urologist at the time. (2005) As the Urologist, made the diagnoses - it didn't mean I had MS at least according to the idiot Neurologist I...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-28-2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,194
Posted By Gerri54
Re: a new ? about auditory direction

Hi Nikki, what your describing is called Auditory Processing Disorder. When noise is bothersome this is called Hyperacusis. These processes take place in the Central Nervous Sytem of the brain. My...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-05-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,156
Posted By Gerri54
Re: Anything sound Familiar

Hi Fer,

A week after the LP, I landed in another hospital with a severe debilitating Migrane. Could not talk, could not move - they gave me some medication - it took an hours before it started...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-05-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,156
Posted By Gerri54
Re: Anything sound Familiar

MSJayHawk

I just talked with C.O.P.E. the people who will decide if I get a service dog. My doctor said I would benifit from a service dog. Debbie at C.O.P.E. said my application arrived at...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-04-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,156
Posted By Gerri54
Re: Anything sound Familiar

MSJayhawk,

'The neurologist might have had a bias in that a urologist said you had MS".

As I have moved from the area where my urologist was and my last visit with him was in 2007, he would...
Board: Multiple Sclerosis 10-04-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,156
Posted By Gerri54
Anything sound Familiar

My name is Gerri - I am a 55 year old female.

I have been diagnosed with MS by a Urologist, then undiagnosed with MS by neurologist because my lumbar tap, did not show signs of MS, to be...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 09-04-2006, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,996
Posted By Gerri54
Re: Enlarged Spinal Canal at Sacrum and cyst

Hi Lorelei

You will do alright with your surgery. I am glad your able to take pain meds. Most pain meds I am allergic to because they use sulfites and sulfates in them which I am highly allergic...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 09-04-2006, 03:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,996
Posted By Gerri54
Re: Enlarged Spinal Canal at Sacrum and cyst

Hi Karin

Thanks for the response. I will be taking your advise, and hopefuly a doctor at a walk-in-clinic will be able to make that referral to a neurosurgeon. Here in Ontario there are very few...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 09-04-2006, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,996
Posted By Gerri54
Re: Enlarged Spinal Canal at Sacrum and cyst

Hi Lilacs



It's funny (not), but interesting, I mention to my DH about the possibility if there was a permanent spinal fluid leak about requiring a shunt. I am not a doctor or nurse or...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 08-28-2006, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,457
Posted By Gerri54
Re: Spine problems and now groin pain???

Hi

Look into information on Ankylosing Spondilitis an Arthritis of the spine.

Gerri
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 08-28-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,996
Posted By Gerri54
Enlarged Spinal Canal at Sacrum and cyst

Hi Everyone

I am without a doctor. I am going over a MRI report of my spine. I have disk deterioration from L2-L5 and Osteopenia from L1-L4. I also have a birth defect of the lower spine...
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