Jules77733's MedHelp Blogs https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/534785 Medical communities and forums staffed by doctors from leading medical centers. Over 325 forums and communities providing medical information and medical help. en Another sinus infection in March...how original I always get colds, and when they hit me, they hit hard. Unfortunately, one out of every few colds I' Jules77733 Mon, 07 Mar 2011 01:46:26 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/273662/Another-sinus-infection-in-Marchhow-original https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/273662/Another-sinus-infection-in-Marchhow-original Yes, I'm still alive and still seeing doctors Wow...my first post of 2011. I haven't been updating after every single appointment since there hasn' Jules77733 Sat, 26 Feb 2011 03:33:30 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/271500/Yes--Im-still-alive-and-still-seeing-doctors https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/271500/Yes--Im-still-alive-and-still-seeing-doctors Pathology Results: Adenoids Just for my own records..... Specimen received: A. adenoids Preoperative diagnosis: adenoid hyper Jules77733 Mon, 20 Dec 2010 15:08:02 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/254045/Pathology-Results-Adenoids https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/254045/Pathology-Results-Adenoids Adenoidectomy My bloodwork and urinalysis both came back normal, so I was allowed to proceed with the adenoidectomy Jules77733 Sun, 05 Dec 2010 13:12:30 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/250530/Adenoidectomy https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/250530/Adenoidectomy Still sick I've been lazy when it comes to posting, so I'm going to quickly comment on where my health stands, t Jules77733 Sat, 06 Nov 2010 01:10:00 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/243640/Still-sick https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/243640/Still-sick Some updates...nothing exciting, really. There isn't much of anything new to report. I saw my GI doctor for the follow-up appointment to my Jules77733 Fri, 24 Sep 2010 10:34:48 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/232865/Some-updatesnothing-exciting--really https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/232865/Some-updatesnothing-exciting--really It's that time again...time for an update! I just had my second cardiac stress test (treadmill) and aside from a really painful IV placement, th Jules77733 Thu, 15 Jul 2010 18:05:37 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/212530/Its-that-time-againtime-for-an-update https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/212530/Its-that-time-againtime-for-an-update Quick Update Cardiologists: Discovered that I likely don't have PFO (after three echocardiograms, no less), but al Jules77733 Wed, 07 Jul 2010 01:50:15 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/209785/Quick-Update https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/209785/Quick-Update My Appointment with the Endocrinologist I'll keep this one as brief as I can since most of my journal entries end up being novels, or at leas Jules77733 Mon, 24 May 2010 06:28:47 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/195997/My-Appointment-with-the-Endocrinologist https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/195997/My-Appointment-with-the-Endocrinologist Another fun doctor's appointment...this time, it was the ENT I just returned from my visit with the ENT. It didn't quite go as I expected it would; then again, I Jules77733 Fri, 14 May 2010 11:08:00 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/192454/Another-fun-doctors-appointmentthis-time--it-was-the-ENT https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/192454/Another-fun-doctors-appointmentthis-time--it-was-the-ENT So, speech therapy was...interesting. As I mentioned in my previous journal entry, I was scheduled to see a speech therapist (speech pathol Jules77733 Thu, 13 May 2010 02:01:48 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/191917/So--speech-therapy-wasinteresting https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/191917/So--speech-therapy-wasinteresting First Appointment in a Long Time! Sooo I hadn't seen a specialist (or my useless GP) since September of 2009, until yesterday afternoon Jules77733 Fri, 30 Apr 2010 17:07:14 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/187652/First-Appointment-in-a-Long-Time https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/187652/First-Appointment-in-a-Long-Time Random Musings Wow, I didn't know that 80% of lesions in the pineal region are malignant. At least, according to thi Jules77733 Wed, 09 Dec 2009 15:30:18 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143143/Random-Musings https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/143143/Random-Musings It's been awhile! I'm long overdue for a journal update, so I'll try to play catch up while keeping this short (which I Jules77733 Wed, 02 Dec 2009 14:54:59 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/141314/Its-been-awhile https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/141314/Its-been-awhile Some quick thoughts on my condition So I had a quick thought (and it has to be quick since I need to start studying for a midterm that's Jules77733 Tue, 19 May 2009 13:35:28 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/90517/Some-quick-thoughts-on-my-condition https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/90517/Some-quick-thoughts-on-my-condition I'm at my wit's end--your thoughts would be greatly appreciated! Here's where I stand at this point: I'm seeing a litany of specialists for a litany of symptoms that Jules77733 Tue, 14 Apr 2009 20:06:33 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/80146/Im-at-my-wits-end--your-thoughts-would-be-greatly-appreciated https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/80146/Im-at-my-wits-end--your-thoughts-would-be-greatly-appreciated Some more fun medical facts about me I discovered today! I requested my medical records from my UPenn ER visits, since it's always good to have this stuff, yo Jules77733 Thu, 02 Apr 2009 19:06:02 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/76505/Some-more-fun-medical-facts-about-me-I-discovered-today https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/76505/Some-more-fun-medical-facts-about-me-I-discovered-today Quick update! Quick update: 1.) I definitely don't have sleep apnea (anymore?). 2.) I don't have narcolepsy. Jules77733 Thu, 19 Mar 2009 19:19:27 -0400 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/72435/Quick-update https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/72435/Quick-update My life is never boring, what with all of these health issues..... Today, I realized that I visit doctors more often than I hang out with my college friends. Not only i Jules77733 Fri, 27 Feb 2009 08:58:58 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/66204/My-life-is-never-boring--what-with-all-of-these-health-issues https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/66204/My-life-is-never-boring--what-with-all-of-these-health-issues It's been awhile..... I figure I'm long overdue for a post about my health. I'm going to keep this fairly short, however, s Jules77733 Mon, 19 Jan 2009 12:11:26 -0500 https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/55059/Its-been-awhile https://www.medhelp.org/user_journals/show/55059/Its-been-awhile