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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!
Welcome to our community!
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Hope you feel better soon!
Congratulations! Time for a celebration...
Happy Birthday!
Avatar universal
07/11
That was so kind of you to reply so quickly and give me all your good advice.
I already have a journal right here that I was going to start at "the first of the year"--just a little late!!!
Hope that you are feeling better, don't think that you  went into details and please don't think I am nosey-
Will write later--I have heard that Oregon is beautiful,
See ya, Patti
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07/11
I just read your informative article-Thanks for so much information,
This past month, I seem to have extreme pain under my left breast, even in my chest, sometimes chills--usually it is when I lie down.  If I don't eat, I am Ok--seem to be living on alka seltzer, but this can't last forever--have an appt. with my specialist in 3 weeks--but keep wondering just what this is and if I can help if before I go.  Hate to go to doctors--want to try alternative one, but then think my primary one will be mad..
Sorry to bother you, any ideas, and thanks,Patti
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04/11
Sam,

I just read your post during a "Self-diagnosis" searching for pain in upper right abdomen.  I am just curious- did you have mono-nucleosis as a teen/young adult?  I had an extremely bad case, was hospitalize briefly and my pancreas was more than twice its normal size.  The pain I am having has not come very often, and frankly it's usually my left upper quadrant that aches.  I cut out wheat two years ago and that seems to help.  But after a weekend of nausea and tummy weirdness, I am going to TRY to cut out all gluten, sugar and caffeine (the last will be the hardest for me, I am a black and green tee addict!!)  I am interested in what product you buy at the health food store for your pancreas and digestive aids. . . .

Aloha,
Kai
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02/11
So I got steroid injections and they helped for three days when I went back to the dr he gave me more claiming he didn’t get all of the muscles the second set don’t help at all I’m on muscle relaxers they help sometimes I just don’t get what this could be if its muscles how come it hasn’t healed? The next step is Botox to kill the nerve I really don’t want to do this but what option do I have?
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10/09
Just wanted to say thank you for your note sorry for the delay I could not figure out how to respond. I had the CT and was told that my pacrease is ok, but I have polyps on my galbladder. Not usre what else will be done, at least my pain has subsided for now. Will keep you updated. Again thank you
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806632 tn?1249414557
09/09
I just wanted it to say thank you for replying to my post ,and on friday im going to see once again my GI.. i need to know whats going on.I hope they find me something so i cant stop wondering..
Thanks Again
God Bless You
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675718 tn?1530036633
09/09
Thank you ! -scotty
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941046 tn?1250642429
08/09
Just a quick note to say hi! How are you doing? I've been in the yahoo groups and I've read a few of your posts. Sounds like things aren't going so well. I'm so sorry. I'm not doing so hot either. My doctor is recommending I be hospitalized. He wants me to go tonite but I'm not goin till morning because I can't sleep there and I need one more good nite sleep. I will keep in touch but I probably won't have access to the internet till I get back home. Keep your chin up, things have to get better for us!

All my best,

Erika
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941046 tn?1250642429
07/09
Just a quick note to say hi! You were in my thoughts today so I thought I would check to see how you are doing? It's been a rough week for me but I'm trying to hang in there. I hope all is well with you and your family. Take care and keep in touch, Erika
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756668 tn?1287228987
07/09
Thanks for always making me feel better!  I know I could always count on you for good advice!  I shall let you know what my doctor says if anything!  I really have to wait for my blood tests results. Hugs!
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756668 tn?1287228987
07/09
Hi sweetie..I have been good..considering my dad has been in and out of the hospital for the past couple of weeks.  But been really busy and have not found alot of time to log on and keep up!!!  Trying to enjoy my grand daughter before it is time for her to go back home to Texas!!!  Hope you are doing well....and I shall write and give you more info!  HUGS!!!!
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756668 tn?1287228987
06/09
You're in my thoughts all the time, but especially today. try and have a peaceful and relaxing weekend!  You deserve it!  Hugs my friend!!!!  Moira
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756668 tn?1287228987
06/09
You're in my thoughts all the time, but especially today. Hope you are doing good..have the kids moved yet?
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756668 tn?1287228987
06/09
I am finally back home!  I has such a great time visiting with family, have my granddaughter and we are having tons of fun! How are you doing?
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05/09
Thank you for everything! You have been very helpful. I see you are not a male, I thought because of "Sam" that you were a male. That is funny, because I did not think men could be that nice and supportive, lol ! You have been a great help. I hope you are feeling okay. I will keep you in my Prayers!
Good Night,
Shauna
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862849 tn?1239154171
05/09
hi hunXX
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756668 tn?1287228987
05/09
Just a quick note to say hi! Having fun..and hope you are doing well!
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756668 tn?1287228987
05/09
Wishing you a blessed Happy Mother's Day!
Moira
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756668 tn?1287228987
05/09
Hope you feel better soon! I know you are tired..let me know when you find out anything new. HUGS!!!
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518031 tn?1295578974
05/09
Thank you for everything! Sam thanks for the nice comments if you get a chance read my latest, journel entry, i think it will warm your heart...brian
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756668 tn?1287228987
04/09
Just a quick note to say hi! Doing much better..I have an appt Monday with the Surgeon and we are going to see what is going on.  I think it is my diet, I jumped to quickly to my old habits!  hecck I couldn't help it.  Got tired of bland foods.  Slept great last night!  Happy to hear the weather is gorgeous there...it is beautiful here too..everything is blossoming.  My b-day is March 2nd...I am getting oldddddddd! : ) Take care of yourself and let me know your progress.
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756668 tn?1287228987
04/09
Hope you feel better soon!
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756668 tn?1287228987
04/09
You deserve a big bear hug!

Moira
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Avatar universal
02/09
Just a quick note to say hi!

Yes I am still haveing the same symptoms no change....I have the appt with the surgeon tomorrow so will see if they think it is gallballder also...but until then suffering
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02/09
Hi,
I just wanted to thank you for your note reply to my post, you are so informative and caring (two rarities!!)....I looked at the info you provided and it was so helpful, that text book is a great resourse! I had my appointment today and I asked the doctor about the biliary system but she said my blood work showed nothing to indicate  that, but showed some other abnormalities....I wrote a journal entry about it if you are interested.
Thanks again!
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02/09
Just a quick note to say hi!

I am rather concerned and don't know whether you would know whats wrong.

I just had a very runy (watery) stool, dark dark brown. I got a fright when I saw.

What could this be, first time that it looks like that... Is it normal?
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02/09
Just a quick note to say hi!

Thank you. Weekend was great. Will keep you posted as to further progress.
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01/09
Thank you for everything!
Well the only product I could find in South Africa (where I live) is Bilron Iron Bile acid supplement, I am suppose to have this with every meal or with a meal that contains high amounts of fat. This was quite costy, but I got it and it worked after the first day. I do not take the Bilron with every meal only over lunch time as I do not eat much at supper. Will keep you posted as to further developments.
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01/09
Thank you for everything!

Thanks, I will keep that in mind. The only problem I seem to be stuck with now is constipation. I just started taking flaxseed oil and hope that this will sort the problem out. I sometimes do feel ghost pains (I call it that) where my gallbladder used to be.

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01/09
Sorry I am only replying now, My surgery went well on 2 December 08. I was in terrible pain when I woke up from surgery, however my gallbladder/gallstone pains were gone. I had 29 gallstones and my gallbladder was according to my doctor very ill. I am fine now, still loosing weight. I do still feel very tired at times, maybe because I do not eat as much any more. I started eating very little (Stayed away from all the bad stuff) since we discovered I had stones.
Anyway just letting now I am fine, surgery went well, Here is to a healthy 2009.
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01/09
Just wanted to stop in and say hello. I have been going thru a lot of health issues. Compiled one on top of the other, but you're not forgotten!! Was thinking of you and decided to leave a note......say hi, so HIIIIiiiiii = ))))
Peace & Love
Jenn
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01/09
Just a quick note to say hi! Hi Sam, as you can read, this last week has been really rough. I am dealing with thyroid issues as well. I am so tired. Life is still good though and I am looking forward to better health. I would email you back; however my yahoo account keeps freezing up my computer everytime I open it. I've never had this problem until I opened the yahoo account. I couldn't get in to email you today so send me an email to ***@**** please.
Be blessed and know I am thinking of you.
Tara
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