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I gainned 7 pounds in 6 months at the drs the dr said that

Hi, i gainned 7 pounds in 6 months at the drs the dr said that is alot is that true? i'm 5'11 249.0 but i had my clothes and shoes on. thanks

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Dr. R. am going to have to come up with a nickname for you,

Good morning , Dr. R. am going to have to come up with a nickname for you, since we are becoming weekly corresponddants (sp) . 2 facts..I have been taking 650 mg of Tylenol about every 4 hrs for about a week now after some nasty oral surgery w/complications. Something I rarely do. I had trouble this morning either getting up or wanting to get moving. My mind and your voice said: It's your old friend anxiety, just dressed in different clothes...I try and tell myself I am not anxious but remember my doctor saying "if you have to ask yourself..you probably are" !. This version today was not that I felt everything...it was I felt nothing..like I was made of concrete and had brain fog ! After several hrs. took .25 mg of Xanax and planned on writing you..maybe I just like talking to you !? Feel some better still kind of unfocused..and a bit shaky ..and slightly unbalanced..( which could be medication, age or vertigo related) Remind myself..I went to oral surgeon yesterday, weeded and went to the gym for an hour and emailed friends..so I wasn't dying yesterday !! Am going to take a hot shower and if that doesn't get me clearer will take the other .25 mg. of Xanax and see if I can start feeling again and get moving..that voice is nopw saying the what if game.."what if" you can't go the market, go to church tomorrow, a therapy appt. on Monday..you know the list goes on. If there is anything that might be contributing to the morning fog, in your opinion, feel free to share..in fact, please do ! Did get up and take morning meds and had oatmeal before climbing back into bed. A.M. meds..16.5 of coreg, 300 mg of Wellbutrin, Colace and 81 mg. of aspirin. and 75 mg. of Zantac/ noon 80 mg. of Diovan and ezetembie (sp)/ P.M. 16.5 mg of coreg and 75 mg. of Zantac. Just an FYI..and the large amount of Tylenol is new for me..I seldom take any pain medications...Hummm maybe I should. This certainly isn't pressing, so don't feel you have to drop everything and get back to me....pretty sure I'm not in any real danger..other than a mixed up mind !! LOL.

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I have a small lump, located just under my apple on my

I have a small lump, located just under my adams apple on my throat. It is fairly sensitive to touch. Firm yet moveable. I have no other symptoms besides feeling the lump with my finger. No insurance for me so is there any way to determine what it could be without a physical exam? No other symptoms of thyroid problems besides some anxiety and a little fatigue. I'm 29, 240lbs 6'1 male

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Dr. Bob

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I am having trouble sleeping through the night. I wake up

I am having trouble sleeping through the night. I wake up about 5-6 times. I try melatonin at night and it helps me fall asleep but don't keep me that way. I've also tried CBD hemp oil drops and helps me fail asleep but doesn't keep me asleep all night. I usually get 8 hours of sleep and I'm still tired. I go through periods during the day (usually once or twice where I can't keep my eyes open. Please help.

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Dr. Ravoof

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I have a very difficult situation. I am a 71 year old female

I have a very difficult situation. I am a 71 year old female with severe constipation to the point that over the past 25 years the only way I can have a BM is to take high does of magnesium. It works well without problems. However, I have been diagnosed with a severe UTI that went into E.coli bacteremia. I am told the only oral antibiotic that will work is Cipro and while I resisted taking Cipro, it was take it or have a PICC line. the problem with Cipro is that it Is extremely constipating, as noted under side effects. Last nite I took a lot of magnesium, more than usual, and it barely worked and that is after only one Cipro pill. I am wondering if switching to a stimulant laxative, or mixing Magnesium and a stimulant laxativemight be a better solution. this is a horrible problem and I just don't know what to do. I am told by the infectious diseasedocs that Cipro really is the only drug of choice for Bacteremia. I did try Vantin but I got nosebleeds and blood in my rine so that is out. Thank you for your help.-

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Dear dr muneeb this is hester again you help me the end of

Dear dr muneeb this is hester again you help me the end of last year with my problems etc it is now end of April and still suffering on the 13 march I went to hospital for a second stent but instead they cleaned out the arteries and had another blood test to test the iron find out that the ferritin is very low. Something is destroying the ferritin then I did this poop test at home but it came out all normal Can't find out what destroys the ferritin Go home and see me in 3 months I still struggle nausea dizzy very tired no nails etc can I drink a vitamin pill to help me a little. 2 cardiologist and Drs and still struggle. I also stop with lexapro. Make the nausea worse. Any ideas dr. Hester

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My blood test iron studies are "6". Is this dangerous and

Hi My blood test iron studies are "6". Is this dangerous and should I be taking iron tablets? I have loss of blood through my bowel. Any advice would be appreciated as I feel very tired and very short of breath. Kind regards ***** *****JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?Customer: They are testing to see how much blood I am losing through my bowel. But I am so tired and short of breath in the meantime. Should I be taking iron tablets please? They are taking blood tests. I can send you the results if that would help.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I have been bleeding from my bowel for years now. On one occasion so severely, I collapsed and I was taken to hospital by ambulance. At hospital they discovered I h had a blood level of 50 so I had 5 blood transfusions. I left hospital under a specialist care as I was still bleeding cyclically through my bowel. I have had colonoscopies, gastroscopies, my gallbladder removed and a haemorroidectomy.. The bleeding is less now, still cyclically, every six or so weeks. The blood seems to collate and then come out from my bowel. Very similar to a heavy period with clots and medium red. But at the moment, my iron levels worry me as I am so tired and dizzy. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks Margaret

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I have been having dizzy spells lately. I also have a

I have been having dizzy spells lately. I also have a grinding sound in my ears. Could I have an inner ear infection? I also have been told that I have rWingworm It is located on my hands. Is this contagious? What is the best way to get rid of this ? Is there a connection with this infection and the dizziness I am experiencing?JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?Customer: i feel like I might have some kind of virus. the other day I was vomiting I have taken care of my grand kids lately and they too have not been feeling well. Maybe I picked up something from them. But this grinding in my ears comes and goes and I have noticed it for some time now.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: My blood pressure can be slightly high 135/85 or so I do take high blood pressure medication. I also have a problem with my thyroid. Hypothyroidism.

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Dr Basu

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Is this a free consultation, How much will it be, Ok! Ihave

Is this a free consultationJA: The Doctor's require payment for their services. It's way less expensive on JustAnswer than face-to-face would cost.Customer: How much will it beJA: It's only $5.Customer: Ok !JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: Ihave not found a Dr. To help me with that : I do get what I call " sick spells"JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: it starts in my abdomen and feels like someone punched me in the area and the it starts tingling all rising to my chest and I get tingling in me arms , feel terrible sick and get headache . Never know when it comes , I lay down and rest for 1 hrs and get up and try not to act normal .JA: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?Customer: my Dr. Said I might be hyperventilating.. should use bag to breathe in . It happened just an our ago again , not everyday but twice a week !

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