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  • 23 days ago

    My Story, Hello & Advice Welcome

    In 2011 I started noticing a soreness in my right shoulder from time to time. Thinking I'd slept on it wrong or bumped it (I'm a somewhat clumsy person, I don't really keep track of all the bumps and bangs I incur. I've always been a klutz). Anywho, shortly after i had a flu like feeling that lasted for almost two weeks. When it came back the next time I went to my primary care and told him of both. His first statement was that they weren't related. The shoulder was a suspected....
  • 23 days ago

    can you explain these radiologists findings

    C4-C5 No significant canal nor foraminal narrowing. Mild left unconvetebral joint spurring evident. C5-C6: Disc height loss desiccation. Broad based dorsal disc osteophyte complex, facet arthropathy. Mild to moderate canal stenosis. Flattening of the cord with partial effacement of the CSF. No significant foraminal stenosis. T1/T2 hypointense material courses down along the C^ vertebral body, favor ossification of the posterior longitundinal ligament. C6-C7 Disc height loss and desiccation. Broad....
  • 1 month ago

    What does osteoarthritis in the knees feel like?

    I’m concerned I’m developing OA in my knees. 1 knee has been hurting intermittently for a year. The other just a few days. The last few days they have really bothered me. It mainly hurts on the inner part of the knee. If I don’t move for awhile they start aching really bad. They feel better when I keep them moving unless I’m doing high resistance excercise. For example I will up the resistance on my bike and ride up and down a hill. When I stand on the bike during this they hurt. Sitting With my....
  • 2 months ago

    Cervical Spine MRI Results

    Background: Severe neck pain, numbness in arms and hands, I get what I call neck headaches. I've already had back fusion 360 surgery (in 2010). Seeing a surgeon soon, would like to know if I should be concerned? MRI Results Findings: There is straightening of the normal cervical lordois, which may be seen with positioning or muscle spasm. Modic Type I and Type II endplate changes at C4-C5.  C2-3: No significant findings. C3-4: Disc desiccation with severe disc narrowing. Moderate uncovertebral....
  • 2 months ago

    Joint pain in knee and both feet

    I was treated for gout and got no relief, went back to the Dr. and my uric acid had decreased but my pain went away for a few days but came back in a big way. I was sent to orthopedic Dr. and they did ex-rays and saw nothing, followed by MRI with nothing showing on that either. I am a 52 year old male, I have stopped drinking and I am taking medication as prescribed but I can hardly get in and out of bed and after brief respites after rest my mobility is limited. Trying to use crutches but now both....
  • 2 months ago

    RA & Bowel inflammation

    Hello... Does anyone with RA also experience what I call Bowel Attacks? I'm developing more food intolerances too as time goes on. I first noticed reaction to Pork. I'd get a distended stomach and painful cramping followed by urgent watery diarrhea and cramping that both lasts an hour or more until there is nothing to expel. Sometimes it is accompanied by vomiting too. It's absolutely horrible and no GI can really say what's wrong with me except they suggest it is IBS?!? It is too....
  • 3 months ago

    Severe Knee Pain

    I have severe arthritis in both knees. It has progressed rapidly in the past 6 months. The stiffness has caused me to tear cartilage in both knees. It's gotten so bad I can barely walk!! Most nights I can't sleep for the pain. I've seen an Orthopedic surgeon who put injections in them but it only swoll and hurt more. I've taken Diclofenac but it doesn't help. The Orthopedic surgeon says I need double knee replacement surgery but due to other health issues I'm not a good candidate....
  • 3 months ago

    Antibiotics reducing hip pain?

    I was diagnosed with OA almost 2 years ago and have tried just about everything (ice, exercise, weight loss, diclophenac, cannabis balm) short of steroid injections and hip replacement to reduce my hip pain. I walk with a pronounced limp and find myself reaching for objects on which to steady myself while walking. Most days it only hurts when I move my legs, but more and more often there will be times that my legs (mostly the left one) ache from my groin to below the knee even while sitting or lying....
  • 4 months ago

    IBS

    I have developed IBS after being on 5 different biologics and several oral medications. Has anyone else had this outcome, if so what have you done to manage it now? Thanks in advance.
  • 4 months ago

    greatful

    i was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS for over 6 years which made loose my job and my relationship with my fiance after he discovered that i was having HIV, he departed from me i tried all my best to make him stays with me, but neglected me until a friend of mine on Facebook from spain told me Great healer, who will restore my life back with his powerful healing spell, he sent me the email address to contact and i quickly contacted him, and he said my condition can be solved, that he will treat the disease....