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Board: Menopause 07-19-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By Titchou
Re: Heavy bleeding and provera

Provera is not an HRT. It's given strictly for the excess bleeding. So you could stop it now or whenever they told you to. After the D&C,you might want to ask about a traditional dual HRT such as...
Board: Menopause 07-19-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By Titchou
Re: Bleeding after menopause

Brown blood is old blood that wasn't expelled in a previous period. Your body is simply cleansing itself. Also, as long as you have your ovaries, you could possibly bleed. That would be red blood....
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 07-16-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By Titchou
Re: Air Cast Walking Boot

Nope-just squeaks because of the plastic parts rubbing against each other.Just make sure you have it on right.
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 07-14-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Titchou
Re: Ok if foot off foam wedge?

I didn't have to use one with my fusion. Is this a directive from your doctor?
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 07-14-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 954
Posted By Titchou
Re: Parenting and activity after big toe fusion

I was full weight bearing with mine - air cast. It's just the no energy that was the issue...
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 07-13-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Titchou
Re: Bursitis. How do you deal with it?

X rays....and the shot is no fun...I'll tell you that! It does have a deadener in it but it's still testy...have had one in my big toe joint...
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 07-13-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Titchou
Re: Bursitis. How do you deal with it?

Cortisone shot in the joint to break it up is pretty standard. See a sports med ortho who does hips.
Board: Allergies 07-12-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By Titchou
Re: Allergies???

Just a note about Singulair, like many drugs, it doesn't work for everyone (didn't do a thing for me). and it takes several weeks to build up in you system
Board: Dental Health 07-11-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Titchou
Re: Scaling and root planing

I would certainly tell her to use it! You can control that. I've had one tooth done with and one without. Coudn't really tell much difference.
Board: Back Problems 07-11-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Titchou
Re: Surgeries to remove large cyst from L4 L5 lumbar spine surgically removed 5 week

Have you iced it? What does your surgeon say? Some people are overly prone to swelling, others not so much. Unless it's red,I don't know that'd I'd be overly worried.
Board: Allergies 07-11-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By Titchou
Re: Allergies???

Very well could be. Is there some reason you aren't taking OTC antihistamines such as zyrtec, etc.? Full allergy testing should shed some light on this along with perhaps asthma testing (breathing...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 07-10-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Titchou
Re: Foot swelling after pin removal.

Not unusual. Should go down in a couple of days. I had some hardware removed from the big tow and had swelling
Board: Osteoporosis 07-10-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Titchou
Re: Forteo and insomnia

Why are you using this particular med? What are your DeXA scores?
Board: Gallbladder 07-08-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By Titchou
Re: Is This Normal?

It can be odd...up and down. You could still have some gas from the inflation in you that hasn't totally dissipated. Are you walking a lot? Also, what besides noodles and veggies? Was there any...
Board: Back Problems 07-05-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,933
Posted By Titchou
Re: Unbearable leg pain - from Spinal Issues.

Because of the tilt, etc. of the pelvis. It's connected to your spine so if it isn't level, the spine is compromised as well. Look at a skeleton and imagine raising one hip slightly and what that...
Board: High Cholesterol 07-05-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Titchou
Re: Why statins highly recommended?

IT's a quick way to get it down so they grab onto that first- knowing that most people aren't going to stick to a diet. Was this fasting? If not, I'd have a fasting test done. If so, just watch...
Board: Back Problems 07-04-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,933
Posted By Titchou
Re: Unbearable leg pain - from Spinal Issues.

It would seem that getting the right positioning for your hips is key. When I first went to PT,they spent the first 3 sessions trying to get my hips level and in the correct position. My chiro does...
Board: Colds & Flu 07-03-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By Titchou
Re: How long can a cold last

Have you taken anything for it? If it lasts longer than 2 weeks, I would see a doctor about it possibly being allergies
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-03-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Titchou
Re: Antibiotics causing extreme stomach pain

It's very common. That's why they tell you to take with food. Perhaps IV is your best option. I would have a talk with your doctor.
Board: Back Problems 07-03-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,933
Posted By Titchou
Re: Unbearable leg pain - from Spinal Issues.

This may sound simplistic but can you put a cushion in the chair or get a new chair?
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-02-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Titchou
Re: Antibiotics causing extreme stomach pain

There are other ones you can take besides amoxicillin but I do caution you against just stopping because strep should not be messed with. Call your doctor and see about getting a different med. ...
Board: Weight Loss 06-28-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By Titchou
Re: Weight loss and stress/anxiety

Yes, stress can cause weight loss...you aren't eating as much because you're distracted, busy caring for your loved one, etc. Just watch it and don't lose too much. Also, you didn't say whether...
Board: Menopause 06-26-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Titchou
Re: mucous like discharge for 4 days

Could be. All kinds of things go on during peri. If it was BV it would most likely itch or be painful. when is your next gyno visit?
Board: Back Problems 06-22-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,568
Posted By Titchou
Re: Terrible Sciatic Pain - looking for advice please...

I have the same thing from L1-S1..along with the stenosis. Did 12 sessions of PT, keep up with my exercises at home, changed my workout, stopped jogging and all is great! I did do a Medrol dose pack...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-22-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Titchou
Re: Post-op shoe so uncomfortable

Do you have the right size shoe? I've had 5 foot surgeries and wore one at least part of the time with each one. First time out the shoe was very uncomfortable and had to get a different size. I...
Board: Women's Health 06-21-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Titchou
Re: Did she check for PID?

I think,based on your symptoms and testing, that you have a yeast infection and BV. Take your meds as directed and all should be fine. If you have a sex partner, be sure they get treated as well so...
Board: Bowel Disorders 06-20-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Titchou
Re: How can I taper off Dicyclomine?

Eveerything I'm reading says per doctor's instructions. So give her a call tomorrow and ask.
Board: Death & Dying 06-20-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By Titchou
Re: Mother lets father make all decisions even when he's confused

Perhaps having your mother talk with his doctor would provide clarity for her.
Board: Diabetes 06-19-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By Titchou
Re: Lab Results: Do I have Diabetes or Pre diabetes?

That fasting glucose is awfully high. I'd for sure get on a righteous diet and exercise program!
Board: Women's Health 06-14-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Titchou
Re: Premarin

I take Activella, a newer HRT, and am really happy with the results. You might ask about newer meds. Premarin has been around a long time
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-13-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 954
Posted By Titchou
Re: Parenting and activity after big toe fusion

I had my right one done..Other than feeling like I had been run over, the foot was a non issue after about 4days. I had an air cast for about 3 months. Was allowed to drive after 2 weeks if I...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 06-11-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By Titchou
Re: Using Bathroom with Knee Scooter

If you don't have enough upper body strength to move yourself around to that then a traditional walker would be a better option. Either way, your surgeon can send you to PT to teach you how prior to...
Board: Cancer: Pancreatic & Liver 06-11-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Titchou
Re: hemangioma?

Sounds like you also need the gb removed. Don't wait till it ruptures - that's potentially fatal. Two years of pain means things are getting serious.
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 06-10-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By Titchou
Re: What kinds of things to eat that is good for the gerd condition.

IT's more what not to eat rather than what to eat. Your doctor should have given you a list/diet.
Board: Open to All Other Health Topics 06-08-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Titchou
Re: Tampering with blood test. NHS nurse

Venipuncture is the process and they can draw it into a syringe or into the vial.
Board: Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery 06-06-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By Titchou
Re: Lines above my lips

Microderm abrasion may also help. And if caused by smoking, just another reason to quit!
Board: Gallbladder 06-04-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By Titchou
Re: High Ejection %

Below 35% and above 75% are considered non functioning and grounds for removal. Sounds like you have a good doctor and should take his/her rec
Board: Eye & Vision 06-04-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Titchou
Re: Anyone wear disposable contact lenses

Mine were tinted light blue at one time and it didn't show up in the eyes...only against something white/very light like the contact case, etc. And it's only colored in the middle not the outside...
Board: Neurology 06-02-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,497
Posted By Titchou
Re: Second Opinion

Perhaps you should talk with a radiologist? The neurologist is simply interpreting what the radiologist said so maybe you need to see what he meant?????
Board: Allergies 06-02-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Titchou
Re: Prednisone injection for allergies

Yes, it is safe to take even more frequently than every 2 years. Have you considered a dose pack instead? It might be easier to tolerate. However, it may have a negative effect on your injections so...
Board: General Health 05-30-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By Titchou
Re: Racing heart when I bend over

You can have high or low blood pressure at any age....even as an infant.
Board: Eye & Vision 05-28-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Titchou
Re: Anyone wear disposable contact lenses

They used to have a pale blue tint but as far as I know they quit doing that years ago. When I was wearing them they weren't tinted any longer and that's been years. If you kept both till you got...
Board: Cancer: Oral 05-24-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By Titchou
Re: help

He said that to calm your anxiety since you weren't taking his answer for fact. It was very gracious of him to do that. If you still feel you need more reassurance, then get the biopsy and thank...
Board: Gallbladder 05-24-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By Titchou
Re: Frustrated and feeling hopeless after gallbladder surgery

Post nasal drip...it's all the sinus stuff coming down your throat into your stomach. Sounds like this may be an issue for you.
Board: Gallbladder 05-23-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By Titchou
Re: Frustrated and feeling hopeless after gallbladder surgery

Do you have allergies or nonallergic rhinitis? The PND from that can do the same thing...burning throat, nausea,etc. But the pain with fat is a tell-tale sign that you did the right thing having...
Board: High & Low Blood Pressure 05-23-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Titchou
Re: bp meds and anxiety

Yes, it is unreasonable to feel that way. Your HBP is evidently genetic and you have no control over that. Mine is the same way...I just consider it an old pill I have to take.No big deal. I take...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 05-22-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Titchou
Re: 2 fractures in 4th metatarsal

You don't say your age so this may be a wild guess...but do you have osteoporosis? That could be a cause. Also, any other foot or leg issue that could impact your gait? I ask because I had several...
Board: Birth Control 05-22-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Titchou
Re: IUD for 6 months - still spotting - OBGYN gives 2 week tablets

Naproxen was originally on the market as Annaprox and was prescribed for menstrual cramps...and it was so excellent for that! My sister and I went to CVS the day it came out OTC!!!Too bad I developed...
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 05-20-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Titchou
Re: Shockwave Therapy for Scar Tissue/Neuromas

Ultrasound...u/s...they move a wand over the area to break up inflammation/scar tissue. And yes, they should tuck it in the muscle. Sorry they didn't do that for yours.
Board: Foot & Ankle Problems 05-20-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Titchou
Re: Shockwave Therapy for Scar Tissue/Neuromas

They should not come back if properly excised. Is this a Foot & Ankle Board certified ortho? I wouldn't let anyone else do that work. Mine was removed by about 15 years ago and no problems. As...
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