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    • Soft Tissue Pain Toes
    • Hi All,Strange situation - for the past several weeks I have had pain (tenderness) and swelling in both great toes around the nails. There doesn't appear to be any infection or ingrown nail. Very tender to touch. The pain is in the tissue, not in the joint.Any ideas or suggestions?I'
    • NT February Thread
    • Ok, hopefully everyone will see this and post here, as I'm no good at getting a link in my post!cobluegirl: thanks! It's been a lot of work to change my thoughts about what I'm eating. I thought I was doing really well, but I'm amazed at how much more raw and fresh I'
    • HCTZ & higher glucose levels
    • Can hctz at 25 mg cause higher glucose readings in your blood work . The few places I have looked say it can .
    • Why is Adderall a curse word at the Dr.?
    • I am a biochemist for a pharmaceutical company. Having said that, I am also an adult sufferer of ADD/ADHD taking Concerta (36mg on workdays). My question is this: when did Adderall become taboo? I just started with a new primary care who is taking over my script from an old doc and I tried to
    • gut flora - kind of long ques.
    • hello,my name is kim, i dont post but follow along taking in what i can! i was hoping maybe someone could help me. here is the readers digest version of my sons background.my youngest son is 11 months old and has a severe, genetic neuromuscular disease called myotubular myopathy. he cannot swa
    • The comprehensive Pre-Sex thread READ BEFORE DOING THE DEED
    • The forum specifies “21 or Older”, however, we all know that there are 14-20 year olds in here all the time, so we might as well do something geared for them. There have been, and continue to be a number of posts by individuals in this forum regarding first time sexual experiences, random sexual
    • Natures cure
    • I was wondering if homeopathic medicine like Nature's cure work for acne?
    • China Agencies
    • Some friends of ours have decided to adopt from China. My friend asked me whether I had heard of CCAI, Great Wall, and Harrah's. I wasn't able to give her much information, but I told her I'd ask those who might know more than I do.Any info on those agencies? You can PM me.Namaste
    • Viafin-Atlas is on our side!
    • Viafin-Atlas is a UK-based company that manufactures the SenSlip-- the worlds first ever artificial retractable foreskin for circumcised men. I take it they've put out this press release due to the overwhelming positive response they've received about their therapeutic products for cir
    • Feeling unsatisfied after a meal
    • Hi, I was just wondering if anyone feels unsatisfied after having a meal.About 10-30 mins after a decent sized meal I start 2 feel hungry again it drives me crazy coz Ill go eat something but I cant digest it then end up having to cough everything back up! Strange thing is I usually have milk an
    • Chlorine & contacts?
    • I went swimming 3 days ago in a friend's pool, and I was sure to take my contact lenses out. After I got out of the pool I had a shower and put my contacts in, but they were really uncomfortable and kind of burned so I took them out and put them in the next day they were a little better but
    • Help with Laryngitis
    • I'm having a sinus infection and laryngitis. I'm experiencing a total voice loss for 5 days now. Has anybody experienced the same? I'd like to hear for how long the voice loss lasted for you. When can I expect my voice to return?
    • Laser Periodontal Surgery
    • Hi,Anyone know of a provider for the above in Southern California? Thanks!! :cool:
    • lab results...how long?
    • Can someone tell me how long it takes to get the lab results on a fana, and other lupus tests?Thanks al lot!sobs
    • cooking steel cut oats
    • today i tried my first bowl of steel cut oats, they taste ok, but i wanna find an easier/quicker way to cook em. i did as the label say'd and cooked them in milk for 20 minutes.i heard that you can soak whole oats in milk overnight and eat them that way, can you do the same with steel cut?i
    • Social Security Fight
    • I have several illnesses and have seen the Social Security shrink and there doctors.The seem to think that I am fine,even tho all my doctors have said yes she has fibro,and anxity and panic attacks,also pain in my neck and sholders and arm.not to mention the pain in my hips.Now I fell I have to
    • Insulin To Carb Ratio-How To Determine?
    • What are the factors for determining one's insulin to carb ratios at meals?I'm Type1 for almost 7 months and have always had mine determined by my Dietician/Endo/Educator. How can I best understand this calculation to determine if I'm using the right one or even if they should dif
    • ovulation tests
    • I done a test yesterday and the 2nd line was very faint, useally ive been having just the one "contol" line (i think thats what they call it).. on the instructions it said negative result, if the 2nd line is not as strong as the control line then its negative, but my question is because this 2nd
    • message for Poreoilyme re B5
    • HiI just started 10g of B5 this week and today is my 3rd day. I know I said I was going to start last month but I left for vacation, etc.I was wondering how your progress is going with the B5? What is your skin's condition now and how many grams are you taking now?Right now, I can only rep
    • Safety Glasses Causing Problems at Work
    • Hi Everyone, First off I would like to thank everyone for what you are doing here. Helping people in every aspect of health. Its great to have a place to go with you problems, see if they are normal, get some advise. Having said that, I have a problem:I have been working in a factory for abou
    • Closing the dental divide in Anne Arundel
    • For the many Maryland families who are busier and more financially strapped than ever, dental...forgoing dental care can have tragic consequences. We can’t let dental care be seen as an...treatments are not only within your reach, they are crucial for the health of your family....
    • Im back & I FINALLY have a DX.
    • Hey, Ya'll. :wave: I just got back from New York where I saw a neurologist and finally had the tests I've been trying to get since last February. See, Workers' Comp didn't want to pay and my insurance wasn't accepted by Houston neuro's, so I took a trip.The good ne
    • Mice are cured of PD
    • An article in my local newspaper claims researchers have cured mice of PD with stem cell grafts and its just of matter of politics when it will tried on humans !!!Lets hope Bush doesn't screw it up with his religious pomp !I urge all of you to email (phone) your elected officials and voice
    • I think I need prayers now
    • I don't know where to begin. I will have to make this very short or it would drag on forever. I have just found this site and have posted on the addiction board and the fibromyalgia board as I have fibro and have just started taking methadone last week which is making me feel somewhat bet
    • Did anyone see Aeon Flux? (Spoiler)
    • Yes! This is vaccine-related. The premise of the movie is that all these people had gotten a vaccine because of this horrid disease... everyone who didn't get the vaccine died, which left about 5 million people in the world. You find out much later in the movie that the horrid side affec
    • yeast infections
    • Ravishing, I believe if I were you I would abstain from sex which will do two things - aggravate the situation and you will really suffer pain AND your partner will also contact it from you.I have now been to two doctors and none of them took a culture. But you really should have one taken. I
    • am gona get off the codeine.will you help me?
    • Hi people.i think i last posted here a few years ago. lol that shows how long i last visited.well since then things havent got any better.2 years ago i went on a course for 3 1/2 months of subatex of buprenorphine.i tepered off and was clean for 2 weeks , then i kicked off again and mow just las
    • AIHA & B12 shots
    • :wave: Hi, I was just wondering if any of you have had B12 shots for your AIHA. The reason I ask is several years ago, before I was diagnosed with AIHA, a nurse friend gave me a couple of B12 shots. I felt so good and had so much energy. I'm doing fine with my AIHA right now, my counts are
    • Has anyone tried the Gamma-O pills? and did you li...
    • Has anyone tried the Gamma-O pills? and did you like the results? I am trying to find out if their products are worth the money or not. Are there better produts available?
    • low white & red blood count
    • what does low white and red blood count mean?