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Board: Eye & Vision 04-30-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Eye flashes/floaters

If this continues and if you see more floaters get to an eye doctor that can take pictures of the inside of your eye. I had this and ended up with a horse shoe shaped tear. Had to have laser surgery...
Board: Eye & Vision 11-23-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,251
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Horseshoe tear in retina

Oh my you had a vitrectomy? That is a way more invasive procedure than I had. I had laser surgery to seal the tear. I feel for you. My daughter told me the surgery you had requires being face down...
Board: Eye & Vision 11-19-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By anitak1982
Re: floaters and other vision problems plus sinus issues

Please get to the eye doctor. I have this and the doctor saw a tear in my retina. If left in treated you can go blind
Board: Eye & Vision 11-19-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,251
Posted By anitak1982
Unhappy Horseshoe tear in retina

A week or so ago I was at my daughter's who happens to work for an eye doctor. I laughing said, I thought it was a hair in my face but there isn't anything there. She said OH Mom that's not good....
Board: Eating Disorder Recovery 12-04-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,184
Posted By anitak1982
Purging Disorder

For years, I always thought I couldn't possibly have bulimia because I never binged. Therefore, I lied to myself that I couldn't possibly have an ED. Yet I had the results from an ED with my body and...
Board: Back Problems 08-31-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,806
Posted By anitak1982
Vetebrae popping and cracking

I know I have a ruptured disk that I was diagnosed with in 2004 in an MRI. For about a year I have had sciatic pain from the disk pressing on nerves. Still this is not the reason for my post.

What...
Board: Dental Health 06-30-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 63,378
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Anyone have experience with the "All-on-4" / "Teeth in one day" implant procedure

I had teeth in a day. I had all my teeth pulled including 6 (I really had 6) impacted wisdom teeth that had to be chiseled out. Implants placed and walked out with a brand new smile. Except for the...
Board: Dental Health 10-22-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,554
Posted By anitak1982
Re: My implant experience

Are you using a prescription dental rinse like Peridex? This happened to me when using this. My entire mouth was scalded red including my tongue. It was awful. My Prostodontist told me to use just...
Board: Dental Health 10-21-2010, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 63,378
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Anyone have experience with the "All-on-4" / "Teeth in one day" implant procedure

My implants were done in a suburb of Philadelphia, PA called Fort Washington. They exclusively do implants. The office has numerous Prostodontists and the head is actually the founder of teeth in a...
Board: Dental Health 10-18-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 63,378
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Anyone have experience with the "All-on-4" / "Teeth in one day" implant procedure

My teeth were called "teeth in a day" I had all my teeth pulled, implants placed and my new teeth attached in one surgery.

Is this what your asking about?

Anita
Board: Dental Health 10-18-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,554
Posted By anitak1982
Re: My implant experience

I have dental implants. I had my surgery to get them in 2005.

I was awake for the entire surgery. I had what they call "teeth in a day" where I had all my teeth pulled, implants placed and my new...
Board: TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 11-08-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,270
Posted By anitak1982
Falling on my face

I fell last friday a total face plant. I hit my chin and nose, nose immediately bled and my chin skinned up. Since then I have had so much pain in my jaw. The hinge just that would be where your...
Board: Dental Health 06-02-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,762
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Soda's that dont use sugar but sugar substitutes. Can they cause cavities?

It is the citrus acid that destroys the enamel. Most have this but diet has less. Believe it or not the worse soda you can drink period is mountain dew and the clear ones like 7up sugar or not.
...
Board: Dental Health 05-24-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 36,068
Posted By anitak1982
Re: too young to get dentures?

Once the teeth are gone there is no turning back. Dentures are so hard to get a good fit. You really have to have a skilled dental lab to make them fit correctly. Plus no matter how good of fit you...
Board: Dental Health 04-21-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,837
Posted By anitak1982
Re: yellowed teeth from taking tetracycline - can it ever be bleached?

I have too used tetracycline as a teenager. My teeth were also very yellow bright yellow in fact.

I found out that the stain and it is a stain goes throughout the entire tooth not just the enamel....
Board: Menopause 11-28-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,148
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Suffering menopause symptoms.

5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is an amino acid. You can buy it in the stores. Be careful with this stuff if your already taking depression medication. Can cause major problems.
Board: Dental Health 11-06-2008, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,449
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Night/bite guard help...

Mine fits firmly and and it really helps me not grind. I was worried at first about drooling now after a while it feels odd to go to bed without it. They really do help so keep trying.
Board: Diabetes 11-03-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By anitak1982
Re: I am confused

Yes it is the Hemoglobin A1c. She said that this would give me a good overall reading on how I have been running blood wise.

Thanks so much
Board: Diabetes 11-03-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By anitak1982
I am confused

I had some blood work done. It came back my blood sugar is 101. That isn't that high is it? They are making me have a hemoglobin test run.
Board: Menopause 09-30-2008, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,712
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Premarin Cream or Estrogen Cream

Went back to the doctor last Saturday and after the exam which nearly brought me off the table. She again checked out my urine and said I had high amounts of white cells in my urine. So she gave me a...
Board: Dental Health 09-25-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,955
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Blindness after orthognathic surgery?

Your first post mentioned the upper jaw. She has not had the first problems from having her upper jaw split, widened, lowered in back, and moved forward 4mm. She looks amazing and you would think so...
Board: Menopause 09-22-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,712
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Premarin Cream or Estrogen Cream

I have blood in my urine. So it must not be this cream but a coincidence.
Board: Menopause 09-21-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,712
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Premarin Cream or Estrogen Cream

Oh I hope you are correct.
Board: Menopause 09-21-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,712
Posted By anitak1982
Premarin Cream or Estrogen Cream

I have had some major problems with the fact that I am menopausal. I am extremely dry down there and my urethra is very sensitive. I was told that when you go through menopause that you lose collagen...
Board: Dental Health 09-21-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,955
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Blindness after orthognathic surgery?

My daughter had this surgery. Her surgeon was extremely skilled and did an amazing job. She has had no complications. Her smile is perfect and she is gorgeous. I have never heard of anyone becoming...
Board: Women's Health 09-05-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,223
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Why didnt my epidural work properly?

I had two c-sections. Both times I was given a spinal both times it didn't take. My second pregnancy I couldn't breathe through my nose almost from the day I got pregnant. I didn't know that with...
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 07-25-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 980
Posted By anitak1982
knee issues

I have been on my knees alot recently putting in laminate flooring, painting etc. I have had bad problem with my knees in the past but this issue is confusing me.

What would be the cause of this....
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 07-22-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,613
Posted By anitak1982
Re: recovery time for a level 4 spinal cervical stenosis surgery fusion

I so agree. I don't want him to hurt himself too.
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 07-21-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,613
Posted By anitak1982
Re: recovery time for a level 4 spinal cervical stenosis surgery fusion

Actually we have our answer. He is to return Monday and could have returned to work tomorrow but we asked to wait. He isn't even to have physical therapy the doctor said the bones had fused perfectly...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 07-21-2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,613
Posted By anitak1982
recovery time for a level 4 spinal cervical stenosis surgery fusion

My husband had surgery May 13th and has been off work since then. He wears a soft collar thankfully. He goes back to the doctor soon for x-ray and he was wondering how long are people usually off...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-27-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,390
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Miralax

I personally feel that Miralax used as directed from the website is not dangerous. I just feel that long term use might make one loose more minerals than they would otherwise. At least this was the...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-26-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,390
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Miralax

Thank you---Harry.
I find that if I take magnesium I found in the vitamin isle, that I can go. I don't like milk of magnesia or citrate of magnesia.
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-25-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,390
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Miralax

Actually
Ethylene Glycol and Propylene glycol is what is in antifreeze the words are similar but antifreeze is deadly. Even if you look on the miralax website it says no more than 14 days but my...
Board: Bowel Disorders 05-25-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,390
Posted By anitak1982
Miralax

I have had problems going for my whole life. I was using magnesium to help me but my doctor told me to stop and told me to use Miralax every night for the rest of my life. :confused:

I have been...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 05-17-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Throat pain?

Thank you. How about bad breath?
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 05-17-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By anitak1982
Throat pain?

My husband had surgery last tuesday on C-4, C-5 and C-6. They removed the disks and fused cadaver bone and wrapped a titanium plate around the area. His incision is huge! Goes from below his ear lobe...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 05-16-2008, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Any advice?

Thank you. You have names for things I don't. They called his situation a cervical fusion. I got him a recliner yesterday even though the surgeon said not too. My husband couldn't find a comfortable...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 05-14-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By anitak1982
Any advice?

Yesterday my husband had cervical surgery. He had 3 disks at C-4, C-5, and C-6 that were bulging and pinching his spinal cord flat. In this area which is about 3 inches he had zero spinal fluid...
Board: Menopause 05-13-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,302
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Strange Symptoms

Ibuprofen is a great answer but guess what? I am allergic to it. :confused:

I have been taking aleve though. This stinks.

Thanks so much.
Board: Menopause 05-12-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,302
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Strange Symptoms

Oh great!!!!

Thanks for letting me know I am not crazy or making this up. Gee I hurt sometimes so bad it is hard to sleep. It makes sense now. Which is better sweats or aches. LOL
Board: Menopause 05-12-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,302
Posted By anitak1982
Strange Symptoms

What could this be? I haven't had a period in a year. I am 49 and was on the pill and went off the pill in Feburary.

Here is my problem and I don't know if this could be related to Menopause. I...
Board: Dental Health 05-07-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,199
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Can't afford braces :(

My daughter had this very surgery and the only way she was able to get it was braces first. The results after braces and surgery was wonderful. Have you sought a orthodontist to see if they would...
Board: Dental Health 04-29-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 40,364
Posted By anitak1982
Re: White "chunks" falling out of my mouth

The really only way to totally stop tonsiliths or tonsil stones is to get your tonsils out. Tonsil stones can be removed by using a medicine dropper (especially one with a curved tip) can help to...
Board: Dental Health 04-24-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,451
Posted By anitak1982
Re: JAW SURGERY TO CORRECT BITE

My daughter had jaw surgery on her upper jaw. They split her pallet, widened it, lowered it in back, moved it forward 4mm. The results are beyond phenomenal. She went from an average looking girl...
Board: Dental Health 03-23-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,443
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Newbie to no teeth!

First off your worrying too much. Stressing about it isn't going to help you. Trust me the pain you felt after your extractions is way more painful than getting impressions.

Just slowly breathe...
Board: Dental Health 03-01-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,023
Posted By anitak1982
Re: How To Get My Denture Out?

Hold your lips tight and push air under them. You know like you puff up your cheeks? It should help loosen it.
Board: Addiction & Recovery 02-25-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,717
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Hi I am new and I need help!

How is he doing today?
Board: Addiction & Recovery 02-23-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,717
Posted By anitak1982
Re: Hi I am new and I need help!

I hope that someone can give you the answers you need. ******:hugs:}}}
Board: Dental Health 02-19-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,348
Posted By anitak1982
Re: prostadontist

London England?
Board: Bowel Disorders 02-12-2008, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,027
Posted By anitak1982
Re: help, I am scared!

My daughter had her bill removed when she was in college and no insurance when she went to the ER. Sad thing about this is if you do have bad insurance you will get stuck with a big bill.
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