Answers in 'Geriatrics'
severe dementia,copd, on palliative care only. Has developed slimy sour smelling stools. Is this possibly a symptom of cancer in gi tract?
2 Normal ecgs, have an echo next week but terrified of SCA. Afraid to sleep or exercise. Uncle had heart attack young, grandma stroke. 19 yr female.
30% heart function after heart attack 10::15::16; age 69 white male in USA. Prognosis?
6 years post stroke, but still experience brain fog and am tired all the time, effects cog. function. Trying to return to work. How can I improve?
89 yr old in hospital on aspirin clopidogrel and
warfarin for stroke and heart attack
has had another stroke and blockage seen on Brain scan and swelling left side of brain how come while on so many thinners is it possible?
89 yr male ,stroke and heart attack Why would the Hospital Doc need to add. a anticoagulant to asprin and clopidogrel instead of Dofetilide for Afib?
An 89 yr male had heart attack 1mth after stroke he is in Afib taking clopidogrel aspirin.Hospital doctor wants to give a third anti-Coagulation,Risk?
Ask dr about numbness in left leg saw 5 drs then a dr look at brain mri. had a stroke 10 months ago which cause it .why did other drs not see it?
An elderly relative in hospital had a result of "Vacuolated Neutrophils +". I understand that this can be an early sign of sepsis. He's only had this test once but 6 days later he doesn't seem to be any worse. He hasn't been on Abx. I'm at a loss..
Compression fracture plus car scratched me and when I stepped out on my foot it feels like it breaks I need a doctor who is willing to trea 9702764101?
Currently taking mirtazapine (remeron) 22.5mg. It helps w:: insomnia and appetite but not anxiety::Panic. What would be a good second med::Combo with remeron to help with panic::Anxiety?
Consultant thai hospital says clopidogrel Aspirin Warafin are all indicted for 89yr Afib who had Mycardial Infarction after stroke and 50% risk True?
Can dialysis patients take Apetamin?
Can u have kidney failure bec of urination frequency while ur kidney ultrasound resulted to normal and creatinine result is low? Appreciate help.
Can neurapothy cause psychosis in 65 year old, who has full memory, but started getting dillusional and agressive?
Do all Tia's cause brain changes on MRI or ct scans? I just went through stroke sym.the ER then TPA ICU no changes on MRI or ct .I have symp.again?
Dark purple bruises have appeared on my grandma's arms - they don't cause pain, but have spread over the span of a few days?
Does a normal mri rule out vascular dementia?
Does testicular atrophy occur after minor testicle traumas with no swelling and pain that goes away in a minute or two?
Elderly dad pain right shoulder blade going straight down back. Excruciating to sit back . Hurts moving it and breathing in. Possiblilities please?
How has the treatment of phobias changed overtime? How did they treat phobia 100 years ago?
How can I hear better without hear aid?
Hi, I suffer from really bad anxiety, and somewhat panic attacks. This happens at night usually, especially nights before I have class. My grandmother?
Hi. I'm 5 weeks pregnant and I take alot of psych meds. I take lemictal,klonopin,ambien,trazodone,
How likely is a decrease of bone density in a 24y::O M after several bursts (2+ mo, ~2 weeks) of topical clotrimazole betamethasone cream within 1 year?
Hi there, i was wondering why a patient with chronic kidney failure would have normal levels of sodium and potassium in the blood test result?
Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy
Is it possible to get the above disease from asbestos plaques....thanks?
I had a mini stroke & I had to get a MRI done, they said that I had a soft spot too. What does that mean?
I've been having erectile dysfunction issues for 3 months now and it's affecting my life & relationship. I am 27 and live very healthy. What can I do?
Is colon cancer extremely common, as compared to other cancers, in a healthy 65 year old adult?
Is artificial breathing a must with no blood leakage in brain? 84 years old, not moving her left side due to high blood pressure. Does she have pain?
I started today as caregiver for an 88 sweetheart who has a growth on hrr 2nd toe like nothing i jave ever seen. getting the runaround from her dr an?
I am experiencing fatigue, obesity, shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (severity: mild) (worsened by: exercise or physical activity) ...
activity-walking into a store in there about five minutes walking out, I was feeling very tired. ?
Is there any NSAID u can take with stomach prob? Compression fracture of spine & gp having trouble prescribing anything to help with pain .
Is it possible to get Medicaide or Medicare to pay for a tummy tuck and muscle repair? I lost over 100 pounds and have back pain.
Is surgery an only option for heal spur in a 71 years old lady?
Is the MACE study of benefit in Cardiology as some Drs on Healthtap say stop Aspirin others say take all 3 blood thinners for 89yr old for stroke & MI
I am experiencing erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation with chest discomfort. My LDL is 160, HDL 38, TG 190. I take rosuvastatin. What to do
I had a TIA in June 2016 and a hemmoragic stroke back in december 2016, ever since I have suffered from diziness and want to know the best way forward?
I'm a 70 yr old male, 199 lb, 6'
What should my heart rate, and blood pressure be?
Thanks for your time.
I have cataracts just was diagnosed with it but seem when I smoke weed my vision clear up is it true marijuana helps?
Is it unusual (even if possible) for overlap myeloproliferative-myelodysplastic disorder to lower an elderly person's oral temperature below 36C for about 50% of his temp readings over 2 weeks? The temperatures are highly likely to be accurate.
I'm 69 year old female & a long time user of Ativan. Present dosage is .5 mg. which I take nightly. How long should I take to withdraw from it? Ideas?
I eat 28gm of cheese, about 15-20 Tostito corn chips & 8-10oz of water daily for lunch. About 1::2hr later I'm shaky. I'm 68 & retired. Thoughts?
I was placed on Coumadin post stroke ( treated with tPa ). However since a CABG x3 my INR is no longer stable, fluctuating between wildly suprtherape?
I have congestive heart failure, stage 5 kidney failure and diabetes, what could be the cause of my extreme thigh muscle hardening?
I was wondering is there an antidepressant that works best for panic disorder? Currently taking remeron 22.5mg. Not helping with anxiety::Panic. Thanks in advance !
If an elderly, very unwell person is in hospital and suffers from chronic insomnia then, in general, can this have an adverse affect on the person's ability to recover? If so, how, generally speaking?
I'm on Plavix 75 mg. for a stroke that I had in 2012. I had a DVT in February of this year and was prescribed Eliquis 5mg. to take for a blood clot t?
I had an ischemic stroke November 23. Affecting left side.Lately my entire left side is extremely weak. Is this normal?
I'm fifty seven years old and I go to the gym and swim every day but I can't get a hard on why?
I was wondering if it is safe to take Remeron (Mirtazapine) and Effexor XR (Venlafaxine ER) six hours apart from each other? E.g. Ven 6pm & Mirt 12am
My 83 year old grandfather has had a skin lesion for about a month that was recently popped and cultured. What is currently the risks he's facing? He's been on ABX for a full week.
My father, 93 years old, is saying "he is running out of gas".
He is on no medication other than glaucoma drops.
His oxygen level and blood pressure h?
MRI showed damage consistent with stroke but only symptoms is sudden onset delirium not UTI docs unsure if it is stroke4 day delay doing MRI opinions?
My Grandmother is experiencing finger pain, finger swelling, hand tingling and finger numbness.
My Father is experiencing vision loss (side: both eyes) (time frame: gradual onset) and cataracts.
My 80 year old mother has a constant jumping feeling in her stomach all the time.This has been going on for months, her doctor has prescribed numerous?
My grandpa have throat cancer with stage 3 & 4.I need to know if we should go for surgery or chemoradiation.He is 72 years old.?need second opinion.
My mother (86 years old) has under her eyes swollen area. I put a cold pack on her face and it seems to be going down. What causes this? very conce
Month of posterior knee pain after initial period of prolonged standing. no osteoarthritis. feels, but doesn't appear, swollen. pain with bending.
My granddad has an abnormal red blood cell count. What does this indicate?
Nasal congestion (night chronic) L side of nose top of eye socket sore last 2 weeks. Also crusty buildup on that side Anxiety makes me think cancer
Occasionally on and off my left forearm aching or tingling, rn started after I ate. Also under left shoulder blade ache sometimes. fam hist strokes?
Patient 89yr old on Dopermine and Tramadol for low blood pressure in hospital a good with COPD
And adding a third thinner Coagulation forAfib ok?
Reading again abt link btwn ibuprofen & cardio::Stroke risk. Any other options for occasional ache::Pain relief besides aspirin, Tylenol or ibuprofen?
Seeing starbusts big ones and rainbow halos around certain white lights doctor said it isn't cataracts , certain lights only big starbusts and halos?
Twice pulmonary embolism.Ongoing burning pain in chest. Can't breath deeply. very sore when trying to breathe. Cold fever and severe headache. Nauseas?