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Just a quick note to say hi!
You deserve a big bear hug!
You're in my thoughts all the time, but especially today.
Thank you for everything!
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You are in my thoughts and prayers.
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01/14
Just wanted to say hi
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07/12
About the Kelly H 1999 answer you gave she was talking about Osteophytes in neck, and headaches, tingling in hands, arms. I too get a really bad headache side of head. Ice pick type and I feel it is from my neck. It happens when I turn my neck, no warning just snap , intense pain then it feels like my brain is bleeding. I have been diagnosed anterior osteophytes narrowing c5 c6 and they did the nerve conduction on hands comes out carpel tunnel but I feel it is all because of my neck. Headache also.
Thanks and suggestions if you have the time.
Kindly,Michelle
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01/12
Hello, I am not sure you would be able to give me any advice or not but it is worth a try.  I am 47 yrs of age, female.  about three months ago I had sudden sharp pain in my lower right side, thought maybe I had moved wrong but it kept getting worse and then shooting down into my leg.  I went to the ER and was admitted to the hospital as my blood work showed a small infection and they thought might be apendisities (spelled wrong not a strong point of mine) the infection went away but  pain got worse.  They  felt it was the sciatic nerve and sent me home and I recieved therapy for 6 weeks.  Well... the pain is still there, but has changed.  It now covers the whole area of my lowerback, hips and sometimes into my thighs.  I have good days where I can deal with the pain, bad and worse days.
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07/11
Hello, I don't know if you will be able to answer this or not, but here goes. I have a syrinx on my spine from T7 to T10. The doctor I see doesn't seem concerned and feels no monitoring is needed. I am a nurse so I realize that the internet is a wonderful tool for information but also alot of misinformation. However, what I have read in regard to this suggests my doctor is wrong and that monitoring is suggested. I don't know how long it's been there, and I have several issues I'm dealing with right now with my back but I don't really think it's related to the syrinx. My question I suppose is whether or not I should insist that we monitor the syrinx?
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07/11
Hello, I was reading your answer to another's question about right sided pain. I have had almost continuous pain,cramping,"unrested" feeling in my entire right side for about 6 years now..shoulder,arm, wrist, side, buttocks, thigh, calf, ankle. Anyways, I saw in your answer that you asked about other conditions, specifically Lupus. Well 2 yrs ago I was diagnosed with discoid lupus. Could this have anything to do with the pains that no doctor can diagnose? Thank you.
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04/11
cont .... in my mid to late 20's began to have hair growth on chest and random long hairs on my back and arms .  I was recently sent for an  MRI and in came back normal, they have ran the gambit on blood tests, checking hormone levels, pituitary hormone levels (i guess, that's what she said) I have exhausted all efforts and have been told that they are just going to treat the symptoms individually until someone can figure out what is wrong with me.  can you help my email is ***@****, thanks for your time
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04/11
cont .....I have severe memory loss, regular / daily headaches, mood swings (just anger/frustration, no depression or sadness) very high sex drive (to the point of bothersome) can not sleep laying flat or even close to laying flat, if i am woke up from sleep i am very disoriented, confused and panicked, my thyroid was radiated 2 years ago, had very late puberty around 17,  ......sorry 3 positings
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04/11
Sorry need to post this in 2 postings, You seem to look at things from a detailed perspective, I need help, I have sought out every doctor in the area, they seem to throw medications at me for individual symptoms and never find the problem.  I have been just about every form of psych testing possible.  Several different Doctors/Psych Office's later all they can tell me is what it is not.  They say, well your not bi-polar, your not schitzo, your not manic, you are not depressed, you do have adhd symptoms, but we don't think that's the problem ............
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04/11
I need to post this in 2 postings, please read. You seem to look at things from a detailed perspective, I need help, I have sought out every doctor in the area, they seem to throw medications at me for individual symptoms and never find the problem.  I have been just about every form of psych testing possible.  Several different Doctors/Psych Office's later all they can tell me is what it is not.  They say, well your not bi-polar, your not schitzo, your not manic, you are not depressed, you do have adhd symptoms, but we don't think that's the problem .....
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12/09
Just a quick note to say hi!same left arm pain,thumb -ok pointer very numb, middle getting better after two weekk on codine/ paracetamol- codine/ibuprofin- had to stop meds and go to cognac/ordinary pain killler josephtarrant@gmail .com  I live in Ireland and work as an Artificial Insemination  Technician, I need my left arm!
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04/08
Thanks for all the info.  I thought I was the only one with strong correlation between eating and "skipped beats".  I test totally healthy except for the AFIB after eating (4 hospital admissions in last 2 years). Starts from immediate to within 30 min of eating (depending on type of food (ie yoghurt vs meats), and stops suddenly abt 10 hours later.  Works every time with me. My MD / heart specialist doesn't seem to have an answer.  I use cold (ie ice drink or step into the cold swimming pool) to STOP the afib.  Seems to work quite well if the afib is not too strong.
Any thoughts? Thanks, Bob
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