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Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-11-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,813
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Checking the door - drives me crazy!

I began to eliminate things that caused me anxiety. Luckily, mine has gotten better over time. It used to take me a long time to leave the house because I was constantly checking. I gave up using my...
Board: Relationship Health 07-05-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Bridesmaid advice

I think that you have to be upfront with the maid of honor and just tell her that you are not able to afford all of that. Asking everything to pitch in that much is ridiculous! $250 for the shower...
Board: Birth Control 07-01-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,900
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Birth control for uterine fibroids?

I had a similar experience. I had one large fibroid which caused me extremely heavy bleeding. I also became extremely anemic. My doctor had me try lupron shots, but they did not help. The day after...
Board: Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 07-01-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,525
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Sister's Condition is Rapidly Progressing, but diagnosis is unknown

Could you have somebody else call? If you are worried about suicide she really needs help. My husband has a disease that causes mental illness and we needed help with him and in a way we got lucky...
Board: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 07-01-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,813
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Checking the door - drives me crazy!

I used to be that way with my coffee maker. Always afraid that I forgot to unplug it and would burn the house down. Something that helped me was I would take a picture on my phone of the unplugged...
Board: Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 07-01-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,525
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Sister's Condition is Rapidly Progressing, but diagnosis is unknown

The next time she is out of control call either the police or an ambulance. Explain what is going on. Tell them she is a threat to herself and others and needs a mental health evaluation. Once at...
Board: Women's Health 06-07-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,240
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Period Problems

Have you seen a gynecologist? If not I would start there. I had a similar experience with prolonged bleeding, but mostly my bleeding was heavy. Mine was caused from a fibroid.
Board: Dental Health 06-07-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,244
Posted By Jaye66
Re: What if CT scan shows spot on lower jaw

I have never heard of a routine dental CT. Was it a panorex? If your dentist believes that you have a. Malignant tumor you definitely need to see a specialist. I would never wait a year. I would...
Board: Endometriosis 06-06-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,258
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Lupron shot for endo

I also had the same problem with my shots. My first one was better than the second. I think a lot depends on the person giving it. Nothing helped mine except for time. Sorry, I couldn't be of any...
Board: High & Low Blood Pressure 05-28-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,852
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Not sure what to think about my latest blood pressure readings

I don't think you have anything to worry about. Losing weight will also contribute to lower readings. Plus.changes in diet.
Board: Menopause 05-26-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,247
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Perimenopausal and bleeding for 2 months

I understand not wanting to go through a hysterectomy, but it literally saved my life. My body was.trying to get rid of it and it was detaching causing me to hemorrhage. There is a procedure called...
Board: Grief & Loss 05-25-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,627
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Son died of unusual circumstances

I am so sorry for your loss! Your story has me in tears. Nobody can blame you for needing help. You were trying to do what was best for your son. I do think that you need to have the group home...
Board: Menopause 05-25-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,247
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Perimenopausal and bleeding for 2 months

Did they mention anything about fibroids? I was having crazy periods. They were very heavy and prolonged. I had an ultrasound which found a large fibroid. My blood levels were so low that my doc...
Board: Brain & Head Injury 05-25-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,328
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Fall from horse earlier today, not sure weather to be worried?

I was also worried about you. I was checking all day to see if you posted. I am very glad that you are doing ok. Thanks for updating us!:)
Board: Cancer: Breast 05-25-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,723
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Abnormal mammo, sched. breast MRI to rule out lobular cancer?? Help!

Oh good! I'm really glad that you are having it done. I hope that you are able to get it done today. I know how hard it is to wait. Good luck to you, hopefully it is nothing! Please keep me.posted.
Board: Cancer: Breast 05-25-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,723
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Abnormal mammo, sched. breast MRI to rule out lobular cancer?? Help!

I would suggest having the MRI. They obviously found something concerning. You have 4 children to take care of, they need you. I know your concern about money, I also have a high deductible insurance...
Board: Cancer: Breast 05-25-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,723
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Abnormal mammo, sched. breast MRI to rule out lobular cancer?? Help!

I would suggest having the MRI. They obviously found something concerning. You have 4 children to take care of, they need you. I know your concern about money, I also havens high deductible insurance...
Board: Brain & Head Injury 05-24-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,328
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Fall from horse earlier today, not sure weather to be worried?

Please go wake up your parents! Imagine how they will feel if something happens to you when it could have been avoided. I would want my kids to wake me up no matter what time. Please, don't wait! ...
Board: Brain & Head Injury 05-24-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,328
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Fall from horse earlier today, not sure weather to be worried?

I understand your feeling about hospitals, but perhaps you could call your doctor. They can do a simple neuro exam to see if you have a concussion. When you have lingering symptoms you really should...
Board: Lymphomas 05-23-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By Jaye66
Re: lymphoma

Our nephew had lymphoma and never said that any part of it was awful, not fun but very necessary. After less than a year he is now cancer free. It's best to just get it done. Please don't wait until...
Board: Brain & Head Injury 05-23-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,328
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Fall from horse earlier today, not sure weather to be worried?

You really should go to the hospital to be checked out. Sounds like you have a concussion.
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 05-23-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Need help with a symptom name (Involuntary body movements)

She should be tested for Huntington's disease. Its a simple blood test. Most likely an MRI won't show damage from HD until it's very advanced.
Board: Women's Health 05-19-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,451
Posted By Jaye66
Re: 8 days period/clotting?

I had a similar issue. Mine was caused from a large fibroid. I started out with heavy prolonged periods, then the clots. I could feel them too. Its an awful feeling. Maybe you are anemic. I was and...
Board: Hepatitis 05-04-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,430
Posted By Jaye66
Re: hepatitis b fears

Yes, that would mean that you either never had it or your body got rid of it. Either way you would no longer have to worry.
Board: Hepatitis 05-03-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,430
Posted By Jaye66
Re: hepatitis b fears

I would think that is correct, especially since it can show up as early as 4 weeks.
Board: Hepatitis 05-02-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,430
Posted By Jaye66
Re: hepatitis fears

First of all I need to apologize for giving you some wrong information. I was thinking about hep C, not B. There is a very small chance of becoming infected through oral sex. It takes 4 to 6 weeks...
Board: Dental Health 05-02-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 31,481
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Removal of Wisdom Teeth without Anesthesia?

You could ask for nitrous oxide. It does not put you to sleep, but would make you feel more relaxed.
Board: Endometriosis 04-29-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,808
Posted By Jaye66
Re: lupron depot advice

I had lupron shots because of heavy bleeding and instead of stopping the bleeding or slowing it down, after the first I bled the entire month and the day after my 2nd I started hemorrhaging and...
Board: Hepatitis 04-29-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,430
Posted By Jaye66
Re: hepatitis fears

I totally understand. I work in healthcare and used to get really paranoid about getting hepatitis or HIV, but I don't worry as much anymore. You should see about getting vaccinated for hep A and hep...
Board: Hepatitis 04-28-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,430
Posted By Jaye66
Re: hepatitis fears

Hepatitis is not contracted through oral sex.. it is blood to blood contact.
Board: Dental Health 04-27-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,212
Posted By Jaye66
Re: 22 years old & need dentures...

Is it all possible for you to avoid a lower denture? They tend not to fit very well. They do not have the suction that an upper denture does. If it were me I would consider getting implant supported...
Board: Cancer: Uterine 04-25-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,585
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Biopsy for a .8mm thickened uterine lining

I've had a d&c which was a piece of cake. Also had a biopsy that was painful, but luckily came back fine. An ultrasound found a very large fibroid. I had become extremely anemic from heavy periods. I...
Board: Hysterectomy 04-25-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,392
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Hpv and hysterectomy

I had a hysterectomy 11 weeks ago and I am so glad I did. I feel like a new person! I was so scared last summer waiting for biopsy results and was not crazy about having a hysterectomy, but now, it...
Board: Children's Health 04-23-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,766
Posted By Jaye66
Re: almost 4 year old not gaining weight?

My 6 year old son was the same way for a long time. All of a sudden when he turned 5 he jumped from the 5th percentile in height and weight to the 25th percentile in weight and the 50th for height....
Board: Lymphomas 04-23-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,507
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Lump on 6yr olds neck for three years.

I have a nephew who had lymphoma (much older than your daughter) and the lump he had was huge! Maybe its different for an adult than for a chid. It seems like she would be running fevers, but its...
Board: Hysterectomy 04-22-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,043
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Post complete hysterectomy patient.

I had an abdominal hysterectomy 10 weeks ago and I still have some really bad days. I've been back to work for 2 weeks and its hard. Not only do I still have pain, but I also have awful mood swings...
Board: Lymphomas 04-21-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,507
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Lump on 6yr olds neck for three years.

I'm sorry that your daughter has to go through that! Does she have any other symptoms? I hope that everything turns out ok. Please post again when you get the results.
Board: Children's Health 04-21-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 29,262
Posted By Jaye66
Re: 3 Year Old Vomiting...It's Been a Week

My son went through a similar experience at about the same age. He would be good all day then vomit in the evening, sometimes a lot! It lasted almost a week. Our pediatrician also thought virus...
Board: Hysterectomy 04-19-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,791
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Looking for thoughts on fibroids and a hysterectomy.

I just had a hysterectomy 10 weeks ago because of a fibroid that was causing prolonged heavy bleeding that required me to have blood transfusions. I actually had to have emergency surgery, it was all...
Board: Menopause 04-14-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,642
Posted By Jaye66
Re: D&C Scheduled for next week

I have also had a d&c and it was very quick and I felt fine afterwards. Not really any pain. When I woke up after it was over the nurse asked me if I wanted something for pain and I said no. I told...
Board: Menopause 04-14-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,132
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Could this be Perimenopause or Cancer

Hi Sierra, I am 45 and no where near menopause yet. No, fibroids don't always require you to have a hysterectomy. I started hemorrhaging and lost a ton of blood and had no choice, but to have one. I...
Board: Menopause 04-14-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,132
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Could this be Perimenopause or Cancer

I did have a similar situation. My biopsy came back normal and was told to give it time to see if my periods would straighten out because everything seemed normal. Things continued to get worse and...
Board: Lymphomas 04-10-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,927
Posted By Jaye66
Re: 12 Year Old Boy enlarged Spleen and Swollen Nodes

My first thought was also mono. My son had that a couple of years ago. Good luck! Please keep us posted.
Board: Divorce & Separation 04-08-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,297
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Going Through A Difficult Night

First of all, your husband should NOT be hitting you! I would be concerned that he would hebwould do it again. If you want to make it work, I think counseling is a good idea. I am so sorry that you...
Board: Heart Disorders 04-06-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,348
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Scary symptoms in 23 year old

I really think that if your heart rate was really that high you would have had symptoms. My dad was walking down the street and almost passed out when his pulse was became very high. He said that he...
Board: Cancer: Breast 04-05-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 20,470
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Someone, please help me... horrified to go back for spot compression and ultrasou

I totally agree. They have to check it out to be sure. It would be horrible if they dismissed it as being nothing and then find out when it's too late that it was indeed something. I do think though,...
Board: Heart Disorders 04-05-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,348
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Scary symptoms in 23 year old

The next time that happens take your own pluse and see what you get. I have had times where my heart feels like it's beating fast, but when I check it it's within normal range. I have heard that some...
Board: Eye & Vision 04-03-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,906
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Has anyone had a peripheral Iridotomy?

I have had both eyes done and have not had any problems. No spikes in pressure and aside from being sensitive to sun light for a couple of days have not had any discomfort. Mine was done about 2...
Board: Caregivers 04-01-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,861
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Help for a brain injury caregiver

I know exactly what you are going through. 4 years ago my husband was diagnosed with a fatal neurological disease. I took care of him up until last year. He is only 45 and in a nursing home. I just...
Board: Women's Health 03-30-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,277
Posted By Jaye66
Re: Teenager, my period is 2 weeks over and have blood clots

I totally agree with kszan, you really need to get things checked out. Fibroids can be very serious. I just recently has an experience like her's. I'm not even back to work yet from my surgery. The...
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