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Board: Grief & Loss 06-15-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By solofelix
Re: Her mother is dying in the hospital and I have to tell her her cat died yesterday

Hi,

First of all I would like to say what a kind caring person you sound like and that is all your fiancÚ needs at the moment.
I lost both my parents some years ago and nothing on earth can...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 04-13-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,646
Posted By solofelix
Re: Endoscopy Update

Hi Whiskas,

I do think you should try the "Aloe Vera Juice" there is one specifically for the Digestion but really any other is worth trying, I just took the Original juice myself. I only took...
Board: Cancer: Skin 03-18-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,443
Posted By solofelix
Re: worried about an existing mole

Hi,

Not having medical knowledge in that area it's hard to say what this might be.
Having had four moles removed myself also a growth on the side of my nose, I have to say you are very sensible...
Board: Relationship Health 02-24-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By solofelix
Re: Relationship Help

Hi,

This is a guy with too many issues, work, daughter, finances.
At the moment you are an added issue and it's all too much for him.
Leave him be with his problems and if and when he sorts them...
Board: Death & Dying 02-19-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,621
Posted By solofelix
Re: all I think about is death now that im getting older

Hi,

I'm sorry you feel like this and I can only offer you my brothers advice.
He has Cancer which has spread and has been told he has 6-12 months to live.
He has told us he is going to live...
Board: Menopause 01-29-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,431
Posted By solofelix
Re: I know I'm going to go crazy!!

Hi,

I went through the menopause with not a single symptom and this I put down to taking "Oil of evening primrose".
Admittedly I took it two years to starting the menopause and for a year after...
Board: Women's Health 01-26-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 881
Posted By solofelix
Re: Burning and sore vagina

Hi,

If its a yeast infection, Caneston pessary which you insert and cream to apply outside the vagina should clear it up also a tablet named "Diflucan" is good.
If its not that then it could be...
Board: Relationship Health 01-25-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By solofelix
Re: please help.. My partner has returned to her husband but tells me she loves me an

Hi DM,

I'm inclined to believe this lady wont come back.
May be she has Christian beliefs (you mention her being at church) and that is causing her to feel so guilty or else she has a weak...
Board: Relationship Health 01-22-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By solofelix
Re: i have just returned to my emotional abusive husband cause I can't deal with guil

Hi,

What a sad story, it's hard to tell why you have returned after finding happiness with someone else.
But reading through your message I see you refer to him as "A GOOD MAN" not a bully etc....
Board: General Health 01-20-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By solofelix
Re: help

Hi,

If you shower daily and use deodorant. Shampoo your hair regularly and change your underwear daily and your socks, brush your teeth twice a day, you are NOT going to smell.
Certain smells can...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 01-19-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,853
Posted By solofelix
Re: Desperate to get off PPIs

Hi Froodie,

Are you feeling any better back on the high dose.
The highest I ever took was 40 mg per day. If my symptoms persist I will start of at 20 mg per day.
At the moment I am taking just...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 01-19-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,853
Posted By solofelix
Re: Desperate to get off PPIs

Hi Froodie,

I haven't been back on here since replying to your thread where you didn't think you could cope with cutting down on your dose.

Just wondered how you are now. I don't think you...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 01-14-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,853
Posted By solofelix
Re: Desperate to get off PPIs

Hi Froodie,

I really feel for you and if you have to stay on full dose then don't feel bad about it.
I have a friend who has been on PPIs for years and he just cannot reduce the dose.
If you...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 01-12-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,853
Posted By solofelix
Re: Desperate to get off PPIs

Hi,

"How long is too long" on PPIs.
My friends husband has been on them for over three years and has had NO related problems. I guess there are others who have probably been on them longer.
More...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 01-08-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,853
Posted By solofelix
Re: Desperate to get off PPIs

Hi,

Don't just stop, start by cutting down the dosage.
Half the dose for one week, then half again the next week and finally one every other day and so on.
You can add in Gaviscon in between...
Board: Menopause 01-06-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,648
Posted By solofelix
Re: Sore tongue and mouth

Hi,

Are you getting this every day or occasionally.
I've not heard of this after or before menopause but having said that I've had some strange symptoms after the menopause myself.
See your Dr...
Board: Digestive Disorders 01-02-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,515
Posted By solofelix
Re: H pylori, Gall Bladder, or Something Else

Hi,

H.Pylori was discovered when I had an Endoscopy and Biopsy.
If you have H.P it would have been found if you had the same as me.
Another test you can have for H.P is a stool test and that is...
Board: Dental Health 12-12-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,683
Posted By solofelix
Re: Dental inplants???

Hi,

I'm sure Dentist's are out to make money out of us.
I recently had a large bottom back tooth removed. I now have three missing together on the one side.
My Dentist suggested an Implant but...
Board: Relationship Health 12-03-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By solofelix
Re: My boyfriend is morbidly obese and angry at me.

"You know where you stand now"...
Time to move on, But try to remember not everyone is into
your healthy life style and he's one of them,


Solofelix.
Board: Women's Health 11-28-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By solofelix
Re: am i pregnant or is it from switching birth control pills ?

Hi,

I would say the change of Pill could have this effect but then again the "pull out method" is not a reliable method of B.C.
The only thing you can do is to give it to when your next period is...
Board: Relationship Health 11-28-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,832
Posted By solofelix
Re: Friend's wife is cheating

"I second that"...
Well done lenvegas your thanks are appreciated...

Solofelix.
Board: Relationship Health 11-28-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,832
Posted By solofelix
Re: Friend's wife is cheating

Hi lenvegas,

It's possible that your friend has suspicions that something is going on.
It's something he might just not want to share with you.
You don't know all that's going on in his...
Board: Cancer: Colon 11-19-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,254
Posted By solofelix
Re: would colon cancer show on ct scan?

Hi mystry,

So glad all went well with your Colonoscopy and nothing serious was found.
I had two a few years ago and they found pouches in my Colon which was diagnosed as "Diverticulosis" but no...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 11-17-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,656
Posted By solofelix
Re: Acid reflux or something else? Please help.

Hi,

I know how you feel having suffered myself with Hiatal-Hernia, Stomach Ulcers, IBS and H.Pylori.
I was prescribed Nexium to heal my Ulcers and took them for 4-6 weeks, you really need to take...
Board: Cancer: Colon 11-17-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,254
Posted By solofelix
Re: would colon cancer show on ct scan?

"I wish you well with your Colonoscopy, do report back and let us know
how you got on",
Any pain/pressure I get is always on the left side,

Solofelix.
Board: Eye & Vision 11-08-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By solofelix
Re: new glasses irritating nose

Hi,

If I was you I would take them back and have them adjusted.
Once when I had new glasses the pads were too large and left indentations on my face.
I got the Optician to change the pads to...
Board: Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 11-06-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,006
Posted By solofelix
Re: Dad with Alzheimer's and mum is angry.

Hi,

What a sad situation!!...
Obviously your father and mother are both receiving medical care and I feel you should visit their Dr and talk with him about the situation with them both.
If he...
Board: Relationship Health 11-05-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By solofelix
Re: Cheating

Hi,

"The grass is not always greener on the other side" and it's good that you said no.
However four years married is not long and it needs to be addressed as to why you feel so disillusioned...
Board: Relationship Health 11-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,832
Posted By solofelix
Re: Friends'wife is cheating

Hi lenvegas,

I was just thinking, if you were to approach your friends wife
would you be able to visit their home again. Surely both of you would feel very uncomfortable with the pair of you...
Board: Digestive Disorders 11-04-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 906
Posted By solofelix
Re: Digestive problems, please help.

Hi,

I had a number of your symptoms when I had H.Pylori.
"Have you been tested for this?"
I also have IBS and get bouts of Diareah, Bloating, Gas and Nausea. In between episodes I can be fine...
Board: Relationship Health 11-02-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,832
Posted By solofelix
Re: Friends'wife is cheating

Hi,

A good reply from Kszan,

Remember the saying "Least said easiest mended"...
I also would say nothing as your friend might think you were interfering and might never speak to you again,
...
Board: Asthma 11-02-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,048
Posted By solofelix
Re: Do colds affect peak flow meters?

Hi,

If you have been diagnosed with Asthma then you MUST use your Inhaler EVERY day regardless of how your breathing is.
I have used my Inhalers EVERY day without fail for over 40 yrs. I don't...
Board: Asthma 11-01-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,048
Posted By solofelix
Re: Do colds affect peak flow meters?

Hi,

As an Asthmatic for over 40 yrs Yes!! your peak flow reading can and will drop if you have a virus or cold.
I'm not familiar with your make of Inhaler so I don't know if it is a "Reliever" or...
Board: Relationship Health 10-27-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,607
Posted By solofelix
Re: Falling out of Love or Getting Comfortable?

Hi,

I agree with lenvagas,

Married couples go through this same stage where you both become so comfortable with each other that suddenly the flame that was initially there doesn't seem to burn...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 10-17-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,394
Posted By solofelix
Re: Feeling so much better

Hi pjw,

Welcome to HealthBoards and thanks for sharing with us what has helped you.
For me it was keeping to a healthy diet, Manuka Honey and Aloe Vera Juice.
It's good to hear how people have...
Board: General Health 09-28-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By solofelix
Re: Constant upper left and middle abdominal pain and tightness

Hi,

I think a Colonoscopy could reveal the problem.
What treatment has your Dr prescribed.
When I had left side upper and lower pain a Colonoscopy revealed "Diverticulitis".
There are other...
Board: Bowel Disorders 09-18-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 915
Posted By solofelix
Re: blood in bathroom

Hi,

You need to get this investigated.
Stomach pains, blood on the stool and in the toilet is not good.
Yes!! it could be Hemmerhoids but unless you get it checked by your Dr you wont know.
The...
Board: Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 09-13-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,648
Posted By solofelix
Re: Help/Advice .. I'm finding it so hard to breathe?

Hi caszajacks,

I'm horrified at your treatment and lost for words.
I'm sure if that happened in the U.S. this would be a different situation altogether.
I live in Ireland and I have never...
Board: General Health 09-12-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 919
Posted By solofelix
Re: What's a girl to do?

Hi ny2nj85,

First of all "Welcome to HealthBoards", it's always good to welcome a new member.

Have you spoken with your Dentist as he would be the one to advice you.
Make sure you brush and...
Board: Phobias 09-08-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,183
Posted By solofelix
Re: Blood pressure Anxiety

Hi jokrasa,

Welcome to HealthBoards, hope you find some answers here.
I'm very sorry to hear about your mother and there's no doubt that stress will cause your blood pressure to rise, in fact my...
Board: Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 08-24-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,648
Posted By solofelix
Re: Help/Advice..Im finding it so hard to breathe?

Hi casajacks,

I understand the U.K medical system I was born and lived there for 53 yrs.
It's not a lot different here in Ireland though where I live its easy to see a Dr. but hospitals are much...
Board: Digestive Disorders 08-16-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,886
Posted By solofelix
Re: Recurring stomach pain and fever

Hi,

Have you been checked for H.Pylori.
H.P can cause all manner of stomach problems, I know
I've had it and your symptoms and more. Ask your Dr to check for you,

Solofelix.
Board: Parenting Issues 08-16-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,036
Posted By solofelix
Re: Problems with Adult Daughter

Hi,

I think since your daughter married it's most likely a case of comparing her in laws to you and your husband.
Your husband doesn't sound a bad man and there are many who talk too much without...
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 08-13-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,384
Posted By solofelix
Re: What PPI's worked best for you?

Hi,

It's not ridiculous being unable to take pills, I have a swallowing problem bought on by a large pill getting stuck in my throat some years ago and I thought I would choke.
I have never took...
Board: Pain Management 08-10-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,701
Posted By solofelix
Re: 20 to 30 ibuprofen a day ... what else can I do?

Hi,

I'm so glad to hear you have a cast iron stomach because I will NEVER touch ibuprofen again.
Just one week of it for frozen shoulder and I finished up with a bleeding stomach ulcer and still...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-09-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,604
Posted By solofelix
Re: Alcohol detox?

Hi Kelso,

Why don't you consult with your Dr regarding your withdrawal symptoms.
It's possible you could have some other underlying health matter that might need some attention.
Like we have all...
Board: Addiction & Recovery 08-08-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,604
Posted By solofelix
Re: Alcohol detox?

Hi Kelso47,

Welcome to HealthBoards.
Glad you have joined us and I'm sure you will get a number of reply's.
Firstly congratulations on attempting to give up the drink. Not being familiar with...
Board: Women's Health 08-03-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By solofelix
Re: Just a mess..

Hi,

If you have surgery you must inform the surgeon beforehand of any reaction or breathing problems you have had in the past.
Usually they go over this with you beforehand. As an Asthmatic I...
Board: Urology 07-26-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,756
Posted By solofelix
Re: Suggestions on what this may be...

Sorry to hear about your husbands diagnoses but better to find these things out early.
Try not to worry too much as treatment is SO advanced today,
Every good wish to him,

Solofelix.
Board: Acid Reflux / GERD 07-11-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,946
Posted By solofelix
Re: PPI reducing

Hi Hayley,

So pleased the operation went well.
Sending you every good wish for a speedy recovery, take it easy and God bless,

Solofelix.
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