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Ihave pain in both arms,shouders, elbows and in between,severe pain everyday and night too
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My grandma is visiting from out of the US and she does not have health insurance. Is there an insurance provider that will cover her for her visit? (3 months) I want to get her health insurance just in case anything happens.
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Was anyone else kind of confused by the medicare paperwork? Also, I'm turning 63 in Feb. doesn't medicare start when a person turns 65?? Do I have to sign up? At 63? They are talking about my meds costing $1.15 each but I pay nothing for...
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I have been thoroughly checked and do not have any heart disease. Yet I continue to have occasional "attacks" of chest/breast severe pain along with jaw, tooth and throat pains. Today's lasted more than 30 minutes. I have a hiatal hernia...
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I’m a 69 year old male in very good health. Don’t smoke (but a little wine daily). On no medications of any kind, no aspirins, vitamins, etc. - nothing ingested but food and drink. Annual physical exams with blood tests last few years ...
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Not a question but a cute "Cat in the Hat" cartoon I found and wanted to share with others like me. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did. See photo
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I normally take metropolos 25mg two times a day what happened if I take 50mg once a day?
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Is the nutrisystem diet good for you and is it a healthey one for someone to be on.
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I have been assigned to take metropolol 25mg two time per day if I take 50mg once only is this going to be ok?
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Beginning at age 7 I had migraine headaches associated with vision aura. At 77 I still have auras, at times a dull headache. Might this be related to an MRI with the report: chronic encephalomalacia of posterior inferior right tempora...
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What is the most recent method for measuring creatinine? I used to have this done regularly when on lithium - 24 hour urine collection and blood test. I have been off lithium for some years and have not had creatinine levels checked. Re...
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HI, I HAVE JUST BEEN DIAGNOSED WTH STAGE 3 ckd and prescribed losartan and atorvastatin my bp is 125/75 with amlodipine and metoprolol so is it necessary to add a third med for pb and a statin. I'm afraid to take them because of bad rev...
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Recently, I have been reading negative responses from a number of Doctors of Medicine voicing their concerns/warnings against vaccinations. If so, what about Shingles?
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My 68 year old mother has been taking .5mg xanax xr every morning and ambien cr every night for many, many years. Recently during mid day, she hit several cars and appeared to be extremely drunk, although she had not ingested any alcohol...
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I normally take my pressure three times at 10-20 second intervals. My systolic pressure is always much higher on the first measure (140+). It drops at the second measure, and at the third measure it is normal or very close to normal...
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My hands have recently begun to tingle and go numb. This usually happens when I am sitting or laying in bed. If I move my hands to another position, this may relieve the problem, however sometimes I have to move them more than once. What...
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Recently, I have been reading negative responses from a number of Doctors of Medicine voicing their concerns/warnings against vaccinations. If so, what about Shingles? This is my 2nd inquiry. I received no answer to my 1st inquiry.
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Is there a standard dosing of HCG plus B12 for injection (for weight loss)? I moved out of the US and am trying to find the dosages to give to my physician. He will be able, possibly, to order it from a compound pharmacy for me.
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Pitting edema mostly in right leg is going down from 40mg Lasix for a few weeks. And, after one acupuncture treatment for kidney chi deficiency, it weeped overnight and then cleared up completely. Question. Never had weeping before a...
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Levitra and viagra both give me bad headaches. In fact I have had a levitra one all day. Help.
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