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I just read the story about feeling hungry just after having

I just read the story about feeling hungry just after having eaten. That is exactly how I feel after I eat; it feels like I'm starving. Sometimes I feel weak and hot, but I don't have a fever.

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I have a large complex solid Thyroid nodule measuring 2.7cm

I have a large complex solid Thyroid nodule measuring 2.7cm (was 1.6cm last biopsy in January). I have normal thyroid function but I am exhausted. I do have a 2.5 year old though and my dad passed away in November.I feel so tired, with lightning blurred vision, I've gained weight but I'm craving sugar and carbs and I never use to. My thyroid levels say it's functioning normally though.

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Dr. David

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I've been getting severe cramps in my calves, dry mouth,

I've been getting severe cramps in my calves, dry mouth, soreness in my tongue, taste is off especially anything spicy or salty seems to burn my tongue. It's really sensitive and some taste buds are white and swollen. I thought dehydration but I have been drinking plenty of water and fluids, close to a gallon of water a day plus 2 bottles of Gatorade.

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Dr Basu

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I need some advice concerning a fracture in the forearm. I

Hi there.I need some advice concerning a fracture in the forearm. I have an X-ray report and my question revolves around whether or not surgery is recommended (based on the nature of the fracture) or natural healing (through a plaster/cast) is sufficient for optimum healing results.

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Dr. David

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Thank you so very much. This makes me feel better. Ann

Thank you so very much. This makes me feel better. Ann SmithJA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: Yes, my PC.ran a CBC and my creamtin level was 1.19. I am on Zestril 20 mg daily,coreg 25 mg dailt and alactone. I have copd , congestive heart failure. I have a lot of heart issuses in the last year.JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?Customer: I take protonix50 mg daily,zolof 50 daily synthroid 50 dailry, iron 325 daily,vitamin d 1000 daily,calcium 1200 daily,eliquis 10 dailyJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I had low heart rate, and had to mhave a peace maker put in this has helped so much' Also they had to shock my heart because heart was to hifh ,afrter that I have been fine. I stay short of breathe most of the time when a just doing light chores. Also I am pre diabetic. The doctor offered me a pill but I told him I wanted to try diet first. I found this out this week, high I have high cholestrol and can,t take the staton drugs .Doc put me on colestipol 1cm 2 times a day. for 1 month. Also, 8 years I had breast cancer .This was in the a milk duct. Zero stage . had both breast removed. no treatment. WAS blessed. No problems. Checked out yearly. Reconstruction surgery.

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Dr. D. Love

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I was misdiagnosed on June 27 by the orthopedic doctor, I

i was misdiagnosed on June 27 by the orthopedic doctor , I told him please do an MRI on my left hip somethings g is terribly wron I.cant put my foot down and I am walking with a cane . I started running long distance befor this happened,He gave me a bottle of antiflamatory pills prescription , I told him please do am MRI I don't want to mask this and be something more seriousA week latter I went to him and agin told him that there is something wrong with my hip I am limping , he took X-rays and he found nothingI told him again please do an MRI I am leaving to Italy for two weeks and do t want to travel if I am injured , he said I will give you a refillI went to Italy on July 9! I did nothing but stay in the hotel because I couldn't walk after I came back on August 2 I had the results of the MRI of another orthopedic doctor and I ha e a stress fracture on the ala areaOkay so now it's been since August 2 that I was told and that I only should walk only need be , okay so I asked for sick leave at my job and laid in bed miserable and only walked to the bathroom and kitchenFinally on October 7 the doctor said I can walk ten minutes outside twice a dayOkay I do that and the rest of the day I lay in bed ,My symptoms are when I walk after 9 ir ten minutes my buttocks start to hurt and I get like sciatic pain on that side of the leg , I come the house and put ice and heat and it goes away that is my routine of the day ice , hear and walk twice a dayI can't sit down because the butuccks Hurts and Then I get the sciatic on y legI am not taking any antiflamatories since August 5 , I was taking them for 30 days and I know it's not good for your kidneysI also want to listen to my body because i don't want to mask anything ,So doctor my question is this what people do just lay in bed and leave their jobs ? I am 59 years old but athletic and always was I did my home de with test and may hip area they found its fine but my lumbar spine I have osteodpininiHelp meJA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?Customer: None , I am alergic to oenicilinJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I am in good health never take medication unless I am told to

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I think I am suffering from arthritis, since my joints hurt

I think I am suffering from arthritis, since my joints hurt and get stiff. I've been taking Ibuprofen and using icyhot patches.

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Dr.Anil

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Over the last year or so I have notices a decline in my

over the last year or so I have notices a decline in my health. Many weird things going on. Severe joint and muscle/bone pain, ringing in my left ear, visual disturbances (rx changes every year and diagnosed with macular degeneration). Now I tend to get a stomach virus a lot, 6 times this year so far. Low grade fever severe body aches and burning, left upper quad pain, nausea and vomiting and diarrhea. I have had blood work and I am vitamin D deficient and have a pos ANA. Rheumatologist dismissed me with a fibromyaligia diagnosis. I have also had to have 2 knee surgeries in be past year do to my meniscus tearing apart. I am 46, very active, eat healthy and exercise as much as possible. But lately the fatigue and body and joint pain is horrible.JA: Are you experiencing any dizziness? Do you have a fever?Customer: yes i do have dizzy spells and fever when I have the nausea episodes. The fever is new.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: Oh, I am now bruising very easily.

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Dr. David

Radiation Oncology Attending Director

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Numbness and aching in my feet and pain up my legs, why?

What causes numbness and aching in my feet and pain up my legs? I am an 88 year old woman in good health.Ibprophen does not seem to help. No other history that I know of would cause this. No swelling. Just a real tiredness.

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Dr Basu

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