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Nearly everyone suffers low back pain at some point in their lives, and usually it resolves within a few days or weeks with or without treatment. There are many causes of low back pain, and one of ...

Degenerative Disc Disease

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Like any other chronic illness, there are choices when it comes to medication for rheumatoid arthritis. There are specific drugs that deal with the inflammation and autoimmune dysfunction, meds ...

DMARDS and Steroids for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which there is an imbalance in a woman's female sex hormones. It is common in women of reproductive age affecting as many as five million women ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Stacy Lloyd's post What Is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

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Hello. My question is two days before I'd ovulated on Nov 6, I had unprotected sex with my partner. Five days since then I have been experiencing pain in my lower abdominal stomach and pain in ...

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Cary Cook BSN RN commented on miyama9220's post is it normal for annal sex to hurt?

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The Ultrasound Technicians and Dr at the hospital were very perturbed and had never seen this condition in feet. Mostly in hands, RSI? They made no suggestions re treatment, called it ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Crowsister's post Ultrasound shows the tendons in both feet swollen, misshapen, split, torn. Dr thinks Physio I need advice.

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which there is an imbalance in a woman's female sex hormones. It is common in women of reproductive age affecting as many as five million women ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Stacy Lloyd's post What Is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

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I AM 40 YEARS. I SUFFER FROM BELOW MENTD SYMPTOMS ONE WEEK BEFORE/DURING ND WEEK AFTER MY PERIODS. GASSY, BLOATING,SEVERE ANXIETY/PANIC/RESTLESSNESS/LOW MOOD, PROBLEM IN CONCENTRATING/FOCUS, ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post PMDD SYMPTOMS

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That heartbreak took a real hard toll on me. I lost 60 pounds. Why is my hair falling out. I take iron pills. I think it is something else.

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on msblsd1's post I am a single mother of 3. My youngest is 8 and oldest 17. Why is my hair falling out around the edges and at the back? In 2009 I was under a lot of stress due to a relationship that resulted in him cheating with my cousin and whom he is still with.

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I am looking for advice on whether or not I should see a doctor. My boyfriend and I were having sex last night in the stand-up 'doggy style' position, and we were getting pretty in to it, when he ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on MissCC89's post Sexual Injury advice

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I started this new share because I got the new flu shot 3 weeks ago- the one that contains the reg. flu and the H1N1 combined. I got it done at Walgreens. When the Dr (pharmacist, actually) put it ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on telephoneme's post why my shoulder STILL hurts after 2010 flu shot

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That heartbreak took a real hard toll on me. I lost 60 pounds. Why is my hair falling out. I take iron pills. I think it is something else.

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on msblsd1's post I am a single mother of 3. My youngest is 8 and oldest 17. Why is my hair falling out around the edges and at the back? In 2009 I was under a lot of stress due to a relationship that resulted in him cheating with my cousin and whom he is still with.

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I AM 40 YEARS. I SUFFER FROM BELOW MENTD SYMPTOMS ONE WEEK BEFORE/DURING ND WEEK AFTER MY PERIODS. GASSY, BLOATING,SEVERE ANXIETY/PANIC/RESTLESSNESS/LOW MOOD, PROBLEM IN CONCENTRATING/FOCUS, ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post PMDD SYMPTOMS

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Well me and my bf fooled around on Halloween (October 31st) and we had sex(well sorta).It still hurts me because Im kinda new to the whole sex thing so I really only let him put his tip inside ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post Chances Of Pregnancy?

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my bf just rubbing his penis near my vagina part after that he comes near my vagina he not wear anything but i was wearing my all clothes i am still virgin.he near go in to me.after 20 day my ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post can i get pregnant my bf comes near my vagina but i wear my clothes?

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Hii..i have recently taken pelvic sonogram testi would like to know what is the main problem.. Uterus:Anteverted measuring 7*3.9*3.3cms.The central endometrial complex measures 8.9mm in ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on sumitha's post pregnancy results

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My boyfriend and i had anal sex and he ejaculated in me.. should i be worried? ive been taking the pill for a little over a month to regulate my period but it still hasnt fully worked for that ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post My boyfriend and i had anal sex and he ejaculated in me, should i be worried?

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Fibromyalgia is a chronic medical disorder characterized by extensive pain and diminished pain threshold. Moreover, these individuals are extremely sensitive to minor pain and often develop pain ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Shamir Benji's post Exercise Is Still the Best Treatment for Fibromyalgia

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Welcome and thanks for joining our fibro group. Let me tell you a little bit about myself. I'm a nurse with rheumatoid arthritis, and I developed fibro a couple of years after my RA worsened. ...

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My bf and I had unprotected sex right atfer I just ended my period I took plan B pills and the next day I got my period again even though I just had it 3 days earlier. But now I still haven't ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Mybabyaiden's post I got my period after taking Plan B pills even though I just had my period 3 days before.

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Fibromyalgia is a chronic medical disorder characterized by extensive pain and diminished pain threshold. Moreover, these individuals are extremely sensitive to minor pain and often develop pain ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Shamir Benji's post Exercise Is Still the Best Treatment for Fibromyalgia

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There can still be a real stigma associated with a fibro diagnosis, and it can take a long time to get to that diagnosis as well. How did you figure out you had fibro?

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My husband was recently prescribed fluoxetine for depression> Soon after beginning the treatment I noticed he had developed muscle twitches at night> After 4 months of taking the medication he ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Alextop1's post has prozac caused muscle twitching insomnia and restlessness even after coming off it?

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Hi, Does rheumatoid arthritis lead to bone fusion? Thank, Ang

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Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post does vinegar help kidney failure?

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Do you notice changing fibro symptoms with the change of seasons? Is it hard to sort out whether it is a seasonal depression or the fibro itself? Let's get some information sharing going!

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Cary Cook BSN RN's post Is Your Fibro Worse at Certain Times of the year?

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Is it possible to not have any luck getting pregnant even though you are having sex during the allotted time for ovulation?

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on TS416's post Is it Possible?

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the wound was left open by the pilonidal cyst and it is being cleaned and packed and dressed every day. It's taking so long and she's fed up and wishes it would heal. Does anyone have a similar ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post My 17 year old daughter had a Cyst operated on 3 months ago

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my doctor told me to start new birth control pills because my old ones were not functioning correctly with my body. she said to block out my period this month and not take my placebo pills. so i ...

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Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post I would like to find out which foods have vitamin D in them.

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my period was 2 weeks late last month. now a month later i have 3 positive hpt. Am i pregnant? or did my late period have something to do with this?

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If i chart that i will ovulate in like 6 days is it possable if i have sex in the next couple days i can still get pregnent ( i know there is always a chance) as in will the sperm live long ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post ovulation

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I have a bump on my left eyelid its red I've had antibiotics and I drops for it but it keeps comming back, when I blink the button eyelid hurts, when I wake up it's not dry and doesn't have poss.

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post What's the best treatment for my eye?

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post why is it necessary to have an endometrial biopsy before a ufe procedure.

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I got the Mirena out about a month ago and I wanted a birth control that I didnt have to take everyday because I am forgetful. I chose the Patch and I dont know if I really like it but I dont want ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on freelily89's post The birth control parth (ortho Evra)

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So the past 2 months, i've been getting my period exactly on the 22nd. When I'm stressed, i know it can delay. My boyfriend and I were pretty much dryhumping, but he had boxers and jeans on, and i ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post Can you get pregnant due to dry humping?

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I'm about to be 17. I've been taking loestrin 24 fe for about a month and a half now. I got my period on the 9th and it was light/moderate bleeding (enough that I'd need a pad and could almost ...

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post I'm worried, please help?

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Anonymous' post what happens if u dont have sex in over 5 yrs do u become a virgin again

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Do you notice changing fibro symptoms with the change of seasons? Is it hard to sort out whether it is a seasonal depression or the fibro itself? Let's get some information sharing going!

Cary Cook BSN RN commented on Cary Cook BSN RN's post Is Your Fibro Worse at Certain Times of the year?