I have rectal prolapse, enterocele, & rectocele ,plus chronic pain disease & other issues. I have to manually remove my bowels, which is very painful and getting worse. I have seen rectal colon docs and urogynae. Some want to do a colostomy, and some want to do a robotic rectopexy on me. Ism in my 70's, and need help I don't know what to do.
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I also have Spondylosis in the neck, that is definitely food for thought. I have just had spasms in my hips, waist and back due to arthritis in my lower spine so it seems more than possible for this thing could be caused by Arthritis in the neck
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So a couple nights ago I drank and can't remember part of the night. The funny thing is usually when I get drunk a trip n fall and that type of stuff and remember it fine. I wasn't drunk enough to be doing that but the whole night is hazy. And I guess I tried to have a conversation with a buddy's mom and I don't remember it. The bad thing is there are thoughts and feelings I have that I hope I didn't tell her about and I'm afraid I did. I'm to chicken to ask. I kept on telling them I wasn't drunk. I also remember thinking this is my last beer and I'm done but I'm pretty sure I drank more after that. All the people that I was drinking with say I was very drunk. And I just can't remember. I know my drink wasn't spiked or anything. But I'm also told my husband wanted me to go to bed and I didn't want to don't remember that either. I did start drinking on an empty stomach. But then I ate after about 2 beers.
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My question how to prevent future memory loss cause sometimes it happens sometimes it does. And why. And does anyone think I would have said embarrassing things to the buddy's mom
Ps I'm not an alchohalic And I'm of legal drinking age and a responsible adult 90 percent of the time
I have a mild Hypospadias in my penis. It's just about close to the normal area where it is actually suppose to be. So was just wondering if thats normal for a guy at the age of 29. When I pee it sprays and I'm very embarrassed about it. My partner keeps telling me to go in and get it looked at, but I feel scared because I do not know what the doctor is thinking when he or she takes a look at it. When I did go in to the doctor to get it looked at the doctor said that there is nothing that they can do to fix it, so he gave me Flomax to take which will help me urine straighten out when I have to go.
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I used Flonase for 10 days. And I know that it is not a side effect listed by the company by have had really terrible anxiety every since. It started as nervousness then a feeling like I had drank about 20 cups of coffee in a sort time. I could not relax, i was overly emotional - crying... Which is SOOOO not like me. I couldn't eat or sleep...Then my body started tingling all over - especially the feet and legs. All of this is constant... not in waves.... At the ER they attributed it all to anxiety and said that I possibly had a reaction the steroid. That anything was possible. They gave me some good anti anxiety meds and sent me home to ride it out. So the good news is i can now sleep because of the meds but each morning when I wake up I can still feel the tingling starting to come back. And every morning I am hopeful it's just going to be over and I won't have to take more drugs. Can anyone who has experienced the similar tell me how long it was until you felt normal? I stopped it 5 days ago! I'm getting worried I am never going to feel normal again.
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I had Peritonitis 8 days ago so had my Appendix removed Laparoscopically. It took 5 days for me to have a bowel motion...if you can call it that! For the 1st couple of days when I guess my bowels were 'waking up' was getting really sore cramps. Now after I eat I have the sense of urgency to go, and then have some pains which go after I have been to the toilet. Is this normal and will it get better, or is my digestive track in turmoil like IBS? It's only early days so I'm hoping it's all normal and will get better with time.
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If you're reading this, you may think you have a Bartholin's Cyst, or worse a painful Bartholin's Cyst Abscess. I'm just going to recount what happened to me so that you might be able to gauge if yours is similar, or if it has gotten infected, and may require the operation. In Hawaii where I'd been snorkeling for weeks, (sand granule?), suddenly a day after spirited intercourse, I felt something that felt like a sprained muscle about an inch and a half along and just under the skin at the beginning of the left inside side of my vaginal wall. It seemed to spread out and fade in pain but only a couple of days later I felt a very alarming, but not painful lump there, about the size of a small olive. When I got home I managed a bit of psychic reading and brought it up to a friend who apparently is the only one in my circle of female friends who'd ever heard of it or had one before. She'd had 3 in her life. She told me to take 2-3 very hot sitz baths a day with nothing else, no epsom salts. She said to gently massage it in the hot water. I started myself on Echinacea tincture, because that works for me for my immunity. My friend said that until it hurts, it is not infected, just clogged and filling up with the normal fluid. She said that it may itch or feel uncomfortable from swelling, but that the pain when it gets infected is unmistakable and fierce. So I bought a weird plastic sitz thingy with the bag and did that pretty religiously for 3 weeks. At about 4 weeks my lover and I tried to have intercourse, and that was pretty impossible because it hurt like I was a virgin again - ouch! So we waited and i continued to do the sitz thing, but by now I was at about 1 time a day. Over the course of these weeks, it would get slightly bigger, then shrink down a bit, back and forth. Sometimes it felt smaller after the sitz bath so I kept it up, though I never saw anything in the water to indicate it had drained. Right in the middle of week 6, (sheesh), it itched and felt a little uncomfortable so I did a sitz bath right in the middle of the day, when I was down to 1 time a day. She always told me to use water as hot as I could stand and I massaged it like usual - maybe I was doing anywhere from 8 mins to 20, but that day it was probably about 10. About 30 minutes afterward, I was walking and it just let loose, just a fairly small amount of slippery fluid that felt like I got my period. I went to the bathroom thinking that was what it was, and was relieved to find out the thing had just passed whatever blockage, opened and cleared. There was no odor or anything, it was nearly clear. I kept doing the sitz baths about 5 more times and that was that. 100 percent normal now. It was still pretty weird and inconvenient, and I really hope I never get it again, but for all the times I was considering hauling myself in to get it lanced, I'm really glad I waited and did what I did, because it worked. I'm sorry for the high detail, I just want to make sure that someone knows that they can handle this without surgery if this is what they have and it's not infected.
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I experienced impetigo for the first time about 4 months ago which was treated with antibiotics(flucloxacillin)-it appeared again & treated with antibiotics & a 3rd time-I thought this had cleared when i got it again 1 day before my hols last week & when i returned home this week--I have been prescribed 1 months supply of antibiotics again 4 a day for 2 weeks then 2 a day for 2 weeks also i use fucidin cream----I am 56 yrs old very clean & very fed up & upset--what am i to do about this?
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I have a 3 months old baby. I used to smoke pot and I am afraid it will effect on my baby. Can I breastfeed my baby and still smoke the pot? What does second hand smoke from pot do to a baby? Can I smoke in the same room where my baby sleeps?
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I took the drug for High BP for many years at max dose 5mg/day.
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Can cause awkward need to pass water at inconvenient times- but effective against high BP - in my case used in conjunction with ACE inhibitor Trandolapril with some success.
However, if you have a familial tendency to Gout (ie Arthritis in family- as a precursor) then this drug type will make Gout pretty likely.
You will not want to experience the pain of Gout, believe me!
At the first sign of joint reddening (esp. with alcohol usage) then review use of this drug. Certainly reduce alcohol intake.
It took me 6 weeks to adjust to cessation of this diuretic -with some fluid retention problems and BP surging up again.
I've talked to many people over the years about this -and the link between any diuretic and Gout seems very common.