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I left a message for her but I don't if I will get a ca;ll back the doctor is leaving for two weeks. I think i had a allergic reaction to Cipro but can't remember for sure. If I really have a UTI, I need macrobid
The only thing I have had was the back ache remember? I thought I had stones again that is why I went to the urologists. And they took a urine test as well and it was good
I do have frequent urination sometimes but only back pain. I have had many many UTI'S and normally I urinate blood and it hurts and is so uncomfortable.
okay so I don't need to take antibiotic at all?
I don't think so, no
okay the nurse just called me back and said the doctors is gone for two weeks but she wants to see you when she comes back about your lab work she said there is no urgency but she wanted to talk to you about your lab work. I asked her can u tell me about my magnesium and potassium, calcium levels she said they were fine. I said what about my vitamin D levels she said I need to make an appt for you to talk with the doctor so I had to make the appt she wouldnt tell me anymore other then because I didnt have cipro down as a allegic reaction in my chart she said I can not give you anything else so if you dont need it then just dont take it. She said it is the start of a UTI and we are culturing it to see if there is naything more.
so two weeks should be okay as long as I keep drinking water?
ok thanks Doctor. So it sounds like I have enough magnesium so what could be causing these cramps?
I have only seen this doctor twice I faxed all of my last prior ct scans and mri scans and last lab work because she asked for all of it. For some reason the nurse was kind of rude of the phone and normally she is really nice.
You don't suppose they talked to the other nurse who didnt like me and got me dimissed from the last doctor do you?
He said I could come back to him but i never felt comfortable after that so I never went back to him.
what supplement doctor?
I have been out of town all week and now I am home.
I am getting ready to start the benadryl and caladryl .
I also picked up the prescription cipro that the doctor ordered for me.
I noticed some light pink urine on toilet paper but I have been seeing that for about a year now.
The cipro is 250mg and there is only 6 of them. It says take two a day since I just got them should I start it tomorrow in the morning? Is it suppose to be with food or not? Also will it hurt if I do benadryl with it? I am going to get a bite to eat so I will read your answer when I get home.
one more thing. I was driving about 5 hours today and into about the 3 hour I started cramping in my right buttock area. So I put it on cruise until it went away. Why am I getting cramps in all of these weird areas?
Labwork came back but they told me the doctor will hav eto go over them with me and its not emergency but there are things that need to be addressed with the doctor.
the nurse said magnisum was ok. Is it normal to only take 6 pills for a UTI of cipro for 3 days?
thank you doctor. I will let you know what happens with these pills as well.
Doctor one more thing how much benadryl do I take? I dont have the caladrl cream yet but I was thinking about starting the benadryl without the cream should I so that?
It feel like thick scabs on the back of my head near the base nap of neck. Also the inside of my ears are itchy real bad especially my right one. They have been this way for a couple of years but are getting worse along with the itching on the back of my head.
I took the benadryl and the cipro this morning it says two cipro a day when do I take another cipro?
I have this small pain under my left breast and I have had it for about 24 hours. I thought it might be a gas bubble but I chewed 2 gas x last night and had a good bowel movement this morning so I am not sure what it is.
Its not a horrible pain its just there.
No I I don't think so.Not sure about that. It truly feels like gas but not sure.
well lets see I noticed it more when I breath. and take a deep breath sometimes I feel it sometimes I don't. It is a light pain and under my left breast in the middle. Not sure what else I can give you doctor.
Doctor I sent this to you and I received an email saying it is now opened to ALL health providers. I notice that this does seem to be a constant pain just not a bad one.
It does both. Right now I can't tell its even there. I took a nap I am so sleepy I am not sure if the benadryl is making me sleepy but something is.
My hands feel kind of prickly
yes its new. Its gone now but it felt like pins kind of in both hands I took a benadryl and took a nap and its gone now.
just my hands and it was light
It seemed like just my fingers, it even itched a little bit I felt I was having allergic reaction to something maybe the cipro not sure I took my last one just now and I took the benadryl earlier and now its gone. No redness or rash that I noticed on my fingers
the benadryl seemed to have stopped most of the itching on my head. But the benadryl makes me so sleepy I have to go to bed. Also how long do I need to take benadryl for? I never got the caladryl cream I ordered it but it hasn't come yet. Is this something that will go away ?
oh I didn't know that. Well i should have it on Monday I think. Should I use it even if I don't itch? If feels like scaby on the back off my head near the base hairline. What causes this and what is it exactly?
what would cause either one of those? Could using bleach on my hair cause it? I tint my roots once every 6 weeks.
Oh my doctor I am afraid I can not do that. I will have to live with the itching. I will start taking zyrtec. I can not go with grey roots sorry, just can't do it.
Athough I always ask the hair dresser what it looks like and she said not bad just some light pink back here.
i was wondering about something I have heard a aspirin a day keeps the doctor away I mean basically its suppose to be good for your heart.
I know when I chew up a baby aspirin it hurts my stomach and after to many days of these there is blood in my stool. Is the baby aspirin better to take if it is quoted ? Will it do the same thing?
its okay doctor I know you have talked to a lot of different people on here.
Yes I had a colonoscopy and endoscopy and they were both good and I was told they will see me again in 10 years for the colonoscopy. I know that chewable aspirins make my stomach hurt they always have and I notice i bleed after taking them for a few days.
oh really okay. I was not aware of this. I know that in 2010 they did a ultra sound on my carotid artery and I was looking over that test recently and it said less then 50%. So I was thinking maybe I should start taking an aspirin a day. To help thin my blood out. I was on 10mg zocor but the old doctor told me this can't help me in any kind of way so he told me not to take it anymore.
well is the less then 50% a good or bad thing? I always thought if you are blocked 60% then you have to have surgery.
I haven't been checked since 2010. I will request another check when the doctor comes back in town. So ask for a ultra sound right?
Doctor I am making an appt to see a ENT Otolaryngology I heard he is really good. But I am fillingout their application right now and they are asking if I am Hyperparathyroidism. I don't know am I ? I take 100mcg synthroid.
if I take synthroid what does that mean I am hypo or hyper?
oh okay I understand now.
Doctor I just bought liquid gel zyrtec 10 mg how do I take this medication for my itching head? It doesn't have nay directions on here.
yes this is new.
well light headaches started a week or so ago or maybe a little longer. Then the intense ones started a couple days back last only for seconds. yesterday evening every few seconds and came and went I took two Ibuprofen 200mg and went to bed and it went away.
The pain is intense when it happens. But my head feels numb kind of in those areas but my head has felt weird for a long time though.
Well light headaches started a week or so ago or maybe a little longer. Then the intense ones started a couple days back last only for seconds. yesterday evening every few seconds and came and went I took two Ibuprofen 200mg and went to bed and it went away.The pain is intense when it happens. But my head feels numb kind of in those areas but my head has felt weird for a long time now. I am having trouble getting through today I keep getting an error message trouble with site.
Certain parts of my head has somewhat of a numb feeling I thought the headaches might be caused because of my thyroid medication maybe being off some way. Because I have had headaches before and it was that. BUT like I said before the light headaches started a week or so ago then a day or so ago the headaches got intense once in a while. It appears to be in my left temple and straight to the top of my head. Pain is severe enough I grab my head then its gone. I have taken a few Ibuprofens 200mg and it goes away for a while. I feel it trying to come on again now but it hasn't come back. The back of my head for a few years since I past out in 2010 feels weird to like light numbness back there. I noticed my neck a few days ago was throbbing in the middle and went to the back of my head with light pan and then went away that happened twice.
Really doctor it doesn't sound like a possible aneurysm?
I was so worried that might be my problem. So are you saying and ice pack would help when I get the pain it is normally a short lived one thank goodness. I feel tired from it and it is still slightly in my left temple. Just a very light pressure kind of with like a crawling sometime kind of feel.
Its hard to explain doctor I am sorry.
Doctor I am so very grateful for your knowledge and love for your profession. I will do as you say. Thank you again for your dedication and your willingness to help others such as myself.
I need to pick your brain a little bit on something. I have a full time Missionary who lives here he is serving a two year mission. He has been out in the mission field for 1 year he has been on antibiotics for about 5 months. He has these boil like spots that started on the back of his neck and on his chest and below the belt area and he just got over a UTI. He only stays in an area only for 3 months and then get transferred to another city.
Here is a list of the medications he has taken in 5 months:
cephlexa --- I think that is how he spelled it
cipro 10 days
doxcerlene --- I think this is how its spelled
reflex + ceplex
He is allergic to anything in the cillin family, pennicillin, amoxicillin. ampiccilin and do on.
This young man is only 19 ans very skinny and he said from all of this medication his joints hurt. I started him on a probiotic today. Do you have any ideas doctor. My opinion he has had way to many antibiotics.
Also before he served his mission he was in Thailand for two weeks and he also had some liver issues and was in the hospital for two weeks and was released in good health to serve a mission. I didn't know men got UTI'S ?? Any ideas here?
I just received a copy of my current lab results hold on while I type in any L or H or negatives on it. I won't see my doctor until next week. I will be seeing a ENT tomorrow and I will give him this report. Give me a few minutes to type everything.
Anion Gap -17 - H
Glucose- 108 - H
Cholesterol- 210 - H
Vitamin B-12-- 924 - H
Vitamin D 25-OH--29.0 - L
WBC-- 4.1-- L
UA LeukEsterase-- Positive --- H
UA WBC--- 5-10---H
UA Squam Epith----3+ H
UA Bacteria ---- 2+ H
usual commensual colonizing flora consistent with collection site contamination.
Susceptibilities not indicated
Urine ketones--Trace (5mg/dl) A
Testosterone --- 60.12
ca-125 antigen --- 13
Estriol, Serum ----0.05
Estradiol (E2) --21.7
This is about it doctor sorry it took so long other things kept popping up like work.
I haven't hear back from you. I hope all is well with you. Please advise further on all of the lab results I gave you.
Okay doctor. But you have me worried I hope my labs are not that bad.
B12 was really high. I stopped taking my B12 for now on my own.The WBC has been low since I past out in 2010. It stays between 4.0 and 4.1.
Should I step up the Vitamin D3 some? I wa taking 5000 IU but I am taking 2000 IU for about 6 months or so. What is all of the Highs on the urine stuff mean? And as far as the hormones go is there anything I can do?
What about the thyroid?
Well should I not take B12 for a while? Also what about the glucose and cholesterol?
HDL cholesterol-- 73
LDL Chol Calc------ 120
calcium total --- 10.2
chol/hdl ratio ----2.87
vldl, chol, calc-----17
TSH 3rd gen-----1.879
anything I can do for the cholesterol or glucose?
I saw a ENT today I like him he told me he thinks he can help with the dizziness he said I believe you have what we call ( benign positional vertigo) BPV he gave me some moves to do with the head and he said it could take a month or less or maybe more do these moves twice a day. He said if it goes away it could come back.
He said I am more concerned about this passing out then the dizziness. He said I encourage to see a cardiologists and neurologists as passing out is a sign of not enough blood getting to the head.
well not really doctor. I went to see a cardiologists and he asked me a few questions and that was it and said it doesn't sound like the heart to me and that was it. No test of any kind although I had a EKG about two weeks ago
when I eat sugar of any kind I feel dizzier and very very tired. I went to the temple a couple of days ago walked up 4 flights of stairs total of 32 steps and OMG I was so out of breath it was horrible.
May 2010 I had lithotripsy for kidney stones 3 or 4 days after that i fell asleep on the bed with my clothes on woke up at 1:00am went to the walk in closet to change my closet I reached up to get my gown and I felt light headed and next thing I know I woke up on the closet floor. So I didn't think anything about it I thought maybe I got up to fast from the bed. So I changed my clothes went back to bed. Woke up a couple hours later needing to have diarrhea went to the bathroom past out on the toilet and by that time I wasn't thinking at all I was seeing black and white no color.
I was only steps from my bed and got up and tried to make it to the bed and past again hit the bed and my husband said I was out for about 4 or 5 mins. He never called 911. when I came to he helped me to the bed and I went to sleep and helped me go to the bathroom a few times that night. I was very anxious and lightheaded and afraid of falling and hot flashes started immediately and left side of my neck hurt in the front to the touch and felt feverish. So 3 days later I saw the urologists and he said you still have the stones and one is a 9mm or 10mm it is lodged in the urether and must come out I told him what happened and explained I can not go under anesthetic I afraid I won't wake up. He said its because of the stones I was dizzy I said I disagree I can not have anymore anesthetic. 3 or 4 days later I passed the 9mm stone.