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Board: Psoriasis 07-08-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,561
Posted By slimseeker
Psoriasis behind ear infected?

Hi,

I have mild psoriasis. It's mainly behind my ears and on my hands. It itches like crazy behind my ears. I recently really scratched behind my left ear and now it's red, sore and I have...
Board: Asthma 01-11-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,616
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Does this sound like Asthma or not???

Thank you so much for your replies. I do have a rescue inhaler, but the date expired and I never called for another one, but will tomorrow. I've hardly in the past ever used a rescue inhaler when I...
Board: Asthma 01-10-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,616
Posted By slimseeker
Does this sound like Asthma or not???

I sure hope someone can help me out here. I am age 47. At age 38, I was told (after pulmonary function tests) that I have asthma. My main symptom was shortness of breath and it gets worse around...
Board: Heart Disorders 07-24-2008, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,799
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Going off coumadin while living with a mechanical heart valve???

Thank you both for your replies. I was just wondering how bad this really is being off
coumadin. I know he's at high risk for stroke. By being off coumadin with this mechanical heart valve, does...
Board: Heart Disorders 07-23-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,799
Posted By slimseeker
Going off coumadin while living with a mechanical heart valve???

Hi,

I have a question about my Dad who is 81 yrs. old. He had been on coumadin for 5 yrs. after getting a mechanical heart valve. He developed severe stomach bleeding (Arteriovenus...
Board: Asthma 05-20-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 33,610
Posted By slimseeker
Heart Palpitations from Asthma??

I have had asthma for 10 yrs. now. I am 47 now. I am right now only on singulair. I have had episodes of heart palpitations and a former Dr. told me asthma can trigger this. Is this true?
...
Board: Kidney Disorders 03-12-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,941
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Nephrectomy survival rate for a 81 yr. old

Thanks Hopesprings2! I hope your Dad continues to do well.

Slimseeker
Board: Kidney Disorders 03-11-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,941
Posted By slimseeker
Nephrectomy survival rate for a 81 yr. old

Hi All,

I have a question. My Father is 81 and in not so good health. He needs to have a nephrectomy to remove one kidney. He has an artificial heart valve and on coumadin (blood thinners) and...
Board: Cancer: Uterine 01-12-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,423
Posted By slimseeker
Re: complex hyperplasia with atypia

Hi Tammi,

I happen to be on the boards main page and was scrolling down when I seen this and just had to reply to you.

I was diagnosed with complex hyperplasia with atypia in August 2006. I...
Board: Menopause 04-09-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,044
Posted By slimseeker
Question Is it possible to still lose weight after menopause?

Hi, I hope someone can give me some hope here. I had a total hysterectomy a few months ago. I have gained 18 lbs. Last year I lost 30 lbs. I am finding it hard to lose now. I am hungry all the...
Board: Menopause 01-10-2007, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,477
Posted By slimseeker
Question Cold flashes anyone?

Hi, I am in surgical menopause due to a hysterectomy. I have decided not to take HRT. I don't trust them. But I was wondering if anyone gets cold spells. I don't really have hot flashes, just...
Board: Bowel Disorders 12-30-2006, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 45,470
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Colonoscopy yesterday, 1 polyp removed..sore today....is this normal?

Thank you all. It's almost 2 weeks later and that soreness is gone. I feel great. It turns out my polyp was an ademonous one (they turn to cancer), so good thing it was taken out..and it was...
Board: Bowel Disorders 12-20-2006, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 45,470
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Colonoscopy yesterday, 1 polyp removed..sore today....is this normal?

Hi Pika,

I can't help you with your diverticular questions, but I do want to wish you well. as far as the first bowel movement after the colonoscopy...I had one this evening and it did not hurt...
Board: Bowel Disorders 12-20-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 45,470
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Colonoscopy yesterday, 1 polyp removed..sore today....is this normal?

Hi Renata,

I want to thank you for your reply. I feel much better knowing this soreness is normal.

Best of luck to you. I thank you again so much :)

hugs
slimseeker
Board: Bowel Disorders 12-20-2006, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 45,470
Posted By slimseeker
Colonoscopy yesterday, 1 polyp removed..sore today....is this normal?

Hi Everyone,

I hope you are all doing well. I have a question.

I had a colonoscopy yesterday. They found 1 polyp, which he removed. I am tender today and sore in my intestines. Is that...
Board: Hysterectomy 10-11-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,593
Posted By slimseeker
Don't be afraid to have your hysterectomy!!!

Hello,

I had a post on here awhile back saying how scared I was to have my LAVH/BSO. I just wanted to come back and reassure you all. I am now 2 weeks post op and doing just fine. I could kick...
Board: Hysterectomy 09-23-2006, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,794
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Anyone with fibro ever have a hysterectomy? How did you do post-op?

Hi Misty, Thanks. I figured all the pain meds I'll be on should help the fibro too.

Hi Bluelakelady. Thanks for ALL the helpful tips. Iwill remember those. I am scheduled though for a...
Board: Fibromyalgia 09-19-2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,421
Posted By slimseeker
Thumbs up Bed Buddies are BEST for fibro pain!!

Hi, I just wanted to let you all know how wonderful bed buddy is for fibro. You can buy them online or at bed, bath and beyond or Eckerd drug store.

For those who don't know what I am talking...
Board: Hysterectomy 09-19-2006, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,794
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Anyone with fibro ever have a hysterectomy? How did you do post-op?

Hi bluelakelady and Rita,

thanks for your responses. My surgery is in 6 days..and guess what? A fibro flare hits. I am feeing better everyday though..doing all the things we need to do to...
Board: Birth Control 09-19-2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,589
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Can going off ortho evra patch cause an itchy rash?

thank you for your response. No, no new meds. i didn't think about the pill maybe supressing something. Thanks for your ideas. Take care!
Board: Birth Control 09-15-2006, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,589
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Can going off ortho evra patch cause an itchy rash?

thank you,but this started all over her body AFTER going off the patch. She was on the patch for several years and never had a problem........but now she goes off the patch and develops this itchy...
Board: Birth Control 09-15-2006, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,589
Posted By slimseeker
Can going off ortho evra patch cause an itchy rash?

Hi, I am asking this question for my Daughter in law. She developed an itchy rash 5 days after going off the patch for birth control. She said one doc told her no this wouldn't be what is causing...
Board: Hysterectomy 09-11-2006, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,077
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Im home, hysterectomy complete!

I am glad you're home. I wish you a speedy, uneventful recovery. You rest now and take time to heal. I am anxious to hear how it all went when you're up to it :)
:angel:
slimseeker
Board: Hysterectomy 09-11-2006, 10:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,539
Posted By slimseeker
Re: I have to have a hysterectomy. I am scared :(

Thank you for your replies as well. It sounds as if you all made the right decisions and are doing well. I wish you all the best.

amabbot, I am dealing with a precancer of my uterus. My doc...
Board: Hysterectomy 09-06-2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,539
Posted By slimseeker
Re: I have to have a hysterectomy. I am scared :(

Hi srak34,

Guess what??? You will now go before me. Would you believe I developed bronchitis and they canceled my surgery? I went into the hospital this morning and after 3 hours of back and...
Board: Hysterectomy 09-04-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,539
Posted By slimseeker
Re: I have to have a hysterectomy. I am scared :(

Hi SRK34,

Wednesday is our big day. Are you ready?????? I am a nervous wreck now :eek:

We will do ok. I just wanted to see how you're holding up. Are you getting nervous??

I will check...
Board: Hysterectomy 08-30-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,539
Posted By slimseeker
Re: I have to have a hysterectomy. I am scared :(

Hi srak34,

Thanks for asking me how I am feeling. Strangely, I am feeling so much more at ease now. Well, one week from today we will be done with our surgeries. Soon it will be over and we can...
Board: Hysterectomy 08-27-2006, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,794
Posted By slimseeker
Question Anyone with fibro ever have a hysterectomy? How did you do post-op?

Hi,

Has anyone here with fibro had a hysterectomy? I have mild fibro, and am having a hysterectomy in a couple of weeks. I am scared how I will do post-op healing from the hysterectomy since I...
Board: Hysterectomy 08-22-2006, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 30,817
Posted By slimseeker
Re: LAVH/BSO- experiences???

Surely someone has had a lapraroscopic assisted vaginal hysterectomy with both ovaries removed????? How was it...where do you end up with stitches? I do know the 3 smaller ones will have stitches,...
Board: Hysterectomy 08-19-2006, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 30,817
Posted By slimseeker
Question LAVH/BSO- experiences???

Hi,

I am to have a LAVH/BSO on 9/6. I am scared to death. Anyone who had this could you please share your story? How was it?

Hugs
slimseeker:angel:
Board: Hysterectomy 08-16-2006, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,582
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Anyone ever have a hysterectomy here?? I need info

Girls, thanks for your replies. I am having my ovaries out as a preventative. Since I have precancer cells in my uterus, I am NOT taking any chances. It's all coming out. I have researched and...
Board: Hysterectomy 08-16-2006, 01:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,539
Posted By slimseeker
Re: I have to have a hysterectomy. I am scared :(

Hi Everyone,

I just wanted to thank you all for replying, support and good advice. I sure do appreciate it. I have researched a lot online and am feeling more at ease about having my LAVH.
...
Board: Hysterectomy 08-10-2006, 07:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,539
Posted By slimseeker
I have to have a hysterectomy. I am scared :(

Can those who have been through it help me. I am in tears from fright. I have been diagnosed with complex hyperplasia with severe atypia. My gyne said on a scale of 1 to 10, and 10 being cancer I...
Board: Hysterectomy 08-10-2006, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,582
Posted By slimseeker
Anyone ever have a hysterectomy here?? I need info

Hi,

I posted a few days ago about abnormal endometrial cells from a biopsy. I had my appt. today. I have complex hyperplasia with severe atypia...basically I have a pre-cancer condition. I was...
Board: Menopause 08-10-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,652
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Abnormal cells found in my endometrial biopsy???

Hi Girls,

Thanks so much for your replies. I have complex hyperplasia with severe atypia...which means the doc said on a scale of 1-10, 10 being cancer I am at a 7 with pre-cancer cells. I found...
Board: Cancer: Uterine 08-09-2006, 10:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,406
Posted By slimseeker
Question anyone with complex hyperplasia with abnormal cells?

Hi all,

What does this mean for me? I have my follow up appt. tomorrow since my phone call yesterday.

Will complex hyperplasia with abnormal cells turn to cancer or will I have to have a...
Board: Women's Health 08-09-2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 646
Posted By slimseeker
Question Anyone with complex hyperplasia with abnormal cells???

Hello all,

I posted yesterday about my call from the doc. I couldn't take it and called them back later and talked to the nurse. I was told my biopsy revealed complex hyperplasia with abnormal...
Board: Menopause 08-09-2006, 04:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,053
Posted By slimseeker
Any experiences with complex hyperplasia with abnormal cells???

Hello all,

I posted yesterday about my call from the doc. I couldn't take it and called them back later and talked to the nurse. I was told my biopsy revealed complex hyperplasia with abnormal...
Board: Menopause 08-09-2006, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,652
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Abnormal cells found in my endometrial biopsy???

Hi Belle,

Thank you so much. I couldn't take it yesterday and called my doc back and talked to the nurse. They found, she said, complex hyperplasia with abnormal cells. We are to talk about...
Board: Menopause 08-08-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,652
Posted By slimseeker
Abnormal cells found in my endometrial biopsy???

Hi,

I am in a panic here. I had an endometrial biopsy done last Friday. I just now got a call from my gynos office saying they found abnormal cells. Does anyone have any knowlege of this???? ...
Board: Menopause 08-02-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,241
Posted By slimseeker
Re: HELP!!! 2 day until gyno appointment and guess what is happening?????

Hi Pbjmom and angelvan,

Thanks for the info. After I posted this, I thought why not call the doc myself and ask..duh..lol. So I got on the phone and they told me to keep my appointment. She said...
Board: Menopause 08-02-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,241
Posted By slimseeker
HELP!!! 2 day until gyno appointment and guess what is happening?????

Hi Friends,

Boy am I glad when I have questions for panic I can turn to a great group of experienced ladies who will help me out.

I don't know if any of you remember some of my past posts since...
Board: Menopause 08-02-2006, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,164
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Gynecological exam in an overweight woman question

Hello, CynAnn, Belle, Korikans,

I just wanted to thank you girls for your posts back to me. I do feel so much better reading them. Congrats on all your weight losses too. Keep up the good...
Board: Menopause 08-01-2006, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,164
Posted By slimseeker
Gynecological exam in an overweight woman question

Hi all,

This is for any of you who are as me and overweight. I am 100 lbs over weight and have a gyne visit this Friday...finally after 3 mos. waiting and having these peri symptoms and wacky...
Board: Menopause 07-31-2006, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,415
Posted By slimseeker
Re: Peri ups & downs! no day is the same!

Ditto to you all!!!!! You described me. Oh joy this peri is huh? NOT!! lol. I see a pattern with myself. I can feel good one day and do everything, and the next day I hurt and have NO energy. I...
Board: Menopause 07-31-2006, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By slimseeker
Re: vitamins for skin etc

Hi, I swear by the Olay skin and wellness vitamins. I started them about 2 months ago. I have been recently gettting compliments on how much better my face has been looking and younger. I don't...
Board: Menopause 07-27-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,721
Posted By slimseeker
Re: My period, another time!

I posted concern for this same thing recently. In April I got a normal period. It lasted 3 days. Then 9 days later I just instantly flooded out of nowhere, which lasted a few hours and had after...
Board: Menopause 07-26-2006, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,951
Posted By slimseeker
Re: boy do i feel bad in the morning

Oh wow! I can't believe you described my mornings :dizzy: I also feel bad when I first get up and am achy.

Does anyone else wake up achy too and feel like a 90 yr old women when they first get...
Board: Menopause 07-25-2006, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 19,057
Posted By slimseeker
Re: spotting mid cycle/irregular bleeding

Hi pbjmom,

I have a question for you. How long did you have this irregular period/spotting problem until you started going the 3 weeks without before getting one? I have been like this 3 mos....
Board: Menopause 07-25-2006, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By slimseeker
Re: A little inspiration for you all

Hello Everybody!

You're all welcome. It makes my life worthwhile when I can do something nice to put a smile on someone's face. I am happy I gave you all a little lift. I am a true believer of...
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