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Avatar f tn it works by interfering with various chemical processes in the bacteria, which results in the death of the bacteria. Since you have started taking <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span> recently so <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span> will <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> a few days <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> start its action. Hence continue taking the medicine as prescribed but make sure to drink plenty of water and fluids as it helps in flushing out the toxins and bacteria. I hope it helps. take care and regards.
Avatar n tn The Doctor now has me on Cefixime for 5 days and then <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> N<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span>rofuran<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span>in <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> 10 days after that (I think he <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> is treating me <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> a UTI). I am still having some mild symptoms with being on this medication and knowing how this has gone for the past 6 months I can till that whatever I have is not gone and will return with a vengeance once I am off this medication.
Avatar n tn The final possibility is posterior circulation TIA (transient ischemic attacks/small strokes) <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>work</span> you up <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> this I would suggest an MRA (MR angiogram), and make sure your MRI was done with diffusion weighted imaging. A Trancranial doppler study of the posterior circulation may also help with this concern. I hope this has been helpful.
Avatar f tn One of my dearest friends has been suffering with cancer and passed away this weekend .I have been unable <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> come on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> about a week now and I wanted you <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> know <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>how</span> sorry I was <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> not be here for you .I have been having some bad health issues and also trying to be there for my friend .I feel close to a nervous breakdown right now and I just can't deal .I hope everything goes well for you today and know I am thinking of you .
Avatar n tn I told them that I thought <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span> might be carbon monoxide. He decided <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> do a blood test <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> see if <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span> was a possibility. A week passed by and I got a call and my blood test came back normal. All I had was low potassium, but this was not anything major. I kept having the same symptoms. More weeks passed by. I went to rent a movie one day with my boyfriend. Inside the store I felt out of breath. My hands started tingling, so we decided to leave.
Avatar m tn to me the big thing that you have to do that we all had <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> learn is <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> trust your doctor. I know <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span> feels like you ar waiting <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> a bomb <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> go off but from what you've posted you will be waiting a verrryyyyy long time my friend. I know its hard when anything happens with our hearts we have all been there and done that and i found what works best for me is diversion. When i started feeling something i would find something to do to divert myself so i wouldn't think about my heart.
Avatar f tn You're funny - in a nice way though. You probably ate too much yogurt. The jury is out when it comes to yogurt consumption while on an anti-candida diet, since it is dairy but the probiotic value may trump the dairy inclusion. I'd say do a trial, by consuming a more reasonable amount. Did you test it for safety by doing the pulse test? And the other thing NOT to do is trying too much-too fast, because you will definitely will get die-off effects. The rule is: "Easy does it.
Avatar n tn Have you been tested <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> vitamin b12? <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span> took 18 years <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> find out what was really wrong with me. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span> is possible <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> have MS with a normal MRI but after years of prgressive symptoms, i would say lesions of MS would be present. Good luck and i hope you find a correct diagnosis for your problems.
Avatar n tn This page is a relief to find, I've had this orange tongue for about a week now and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span> still hasn't gone away. But <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span> is scary <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> hear <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>how</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>long</span> most you have had <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span>, that it comes and goes as it pleases, and that in so far doctors don't know anything about and don't seem really care to take it seriously. I'm a 22 yr old male, I smoke and thought it might have been related.
Avatar f tn If 30,000 die each year(which hasn't happened yet) <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span> would <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> 150 years <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> everyone with Hep c <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> pass from <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span>!!! it's a terrible disease and I have a loved one with it, but it isn't killing most with it and hopefully with all the new drugs coming especially the combinations WitHOUT interferon, like the promising INforM-1 trial that works across ALL genotypes, Hepatitis c in the next 5 years will be very controllable.
Avatar n tn Many people with CMT do NOT have these pains, however, which is why i'm still searching stuff on this. I <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> Lyrica and sometimes Neurontin <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> the stabs... <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>does</span> cut down on them by quite a bit but the Lyrica is about 60 dollars a month (I have no health plan). Anyway I hope that helps somebody, feel free to add me to your msn if you'd like to vent. :) I KNOW how YOU FEEL!!!!!!!!!!
Avatar n tn The weird thing is I have this sticky secretion on one side of my shaft and they gave my cream <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span> but <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>it</span> never seemed <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> go away <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>long</span> with a 1/2 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>long</span> gash that healed but is very tender along with where all the secretion is also. When I have sex it makes it worse and hurts light hell. I am going back to the doc's again but no one’s knows what the deal could be. If anyone gets any ideas please post. Thanks for all your help here.