Answers in 'Geriatrics'
33 weeks pregnant .. 4 days facial tightness comes and goes.. Seen doctor..no test other than did a 1 on 1 symptom check .. I'm scared it's a stroke?
73 yo with new L1 distribution of shingles and CT shows scattered nonspecific retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy. Is follow up of lymphadenopathy needed?
79 yr lady, several months of general malaise, memory loss, dizzy spells (not vertigo nor syncope). Dilantin for epilepsy. What else causes this.....?
86yr old decling health is turning septic. Family devides not to treat. 86yr old has advanced directives and is a dnr. Has chills how long to live?
81 yr-old woman with 1 year of frequent spells of hot, prickly, tingling all over skin; hands cold, chest tightness, and exhaustion after spells.....?
91 yr old Having nose bleeds after being diagnosed heart failure maybe related to digoxin GP said you can either take them or stop taking them! Ideas?
91 Yr old Pulm Hypertention Afib taking forosemide 20 mg 3x in morning.62.5 gm digoxin causes nose bleed
And causes BP 100::98 55bpm any alternative?
Are ibuprofen and Aleve equivalent NSAIDs compared to etodolac for treatment of osteoarthritis?
Age67 female hemrodes bright red blood stripe in bowel for 2 weeks used preparation h seem to be getting better most of blood gone. Do I have cancer?
Age 68, live in Worland, mri wo::W contrast shows intrarenal aaa of 3.4, not there 3 years ago. should i be concerned?
Any radiologist know why PET scans are not approved by medicare for evaluation of SCLC but is for NSCLC. Does it mean they don't visualize sclc well?
Can a 91 yr old on forosemide and digoxin with heart failure but otherwise body fit be treated with Oblique inguinal incision as elderly patient?
Could my thick blood be something hereditary if 3 of my close family members have died before the age of 65 from strokes and angina?
Can fixcom 4 cause dementia?
Can a person still have early onset Parkinson's disease with a normal DaTscan?
Can depression cause severe illnesses such as Schizophrenia, dementia, epilepsy, insomnia, or any types of long term or short term heart problems?
Can use of Decadron 4 mg ::Day by a 70 yrs old liver cancer patient cause severe fatigue?
Can luvox cause parkinsons disease?
Does apple cider vinegar affect bone density in post menopausal women?
Does ascites for advance liver cancer patient mean that it is the final stage? What is life expectancy for such a 70 yrs old patient ?
Do healthtap doctors prescribe erectile dysfunction medication?
Does long term use of NSAIDs such as Celebrex cause loss of cartilage or contribute to osteoarthritis?
Do spikes in blood sugar inflame the brain? Source: https:::::Www.helpguide.org::Articles::Alzheimers-dementia::Alzheimers-and-dementia-prevention.htm
Does the dementia drug donepezil really work? If so how well? I started giving it to my 85 year old mother with mild dementia.
Erectile impotence on Lisinopril::Toprol combination; never with Toprol alone - would you DC the Lisinopril which actually did nothing more to lower BP?
Every time I stroke my cats I get swollen, red, itchy eyes (sometimes is only one) am I allergic to cats? Never had this problem before now.
For a 92 yr senior which product is more beneficial muscle milk, boost or ensure?
Good evening, my elbows and my fingers squeak ... how can I stop this ? Is stretching and back massage enough ? Will it squeak to osteoarthritis?
Granmother died of MI in 1980's in her late 50's early 60's. If she had an aortic dissection would MI still be stated as cause or would it be specific?
Have been taking gabapentin 1200 mg daily for 7 days for nerve pain after a stroke, pain is still severe. Is it time to up the dosage or change drug..
How to provide relief to 70 years old man in final stage of liver cancer? Pain is in control with pain killers but how to control fatigue and anxiety?
How long Decadron 8mg can be safly continud for 70 yrs old liver cancr patnt to control cancr induced fatigue?He is on 4 mg decadron dose for 5 days.
Heart disease or stroke if person not moving can't take aspirin can other person put aspirin under the tongue of person?
How can I help a post stroke hand and arm cramp at home?
He is 81 years and his right arm is aching, what could that be.
Hello i have a problem when i run i only run for 30 seconds and then my heart start beating so fast and iland i have some chest pain and i cant breath?
Hello doctors, i wanted to ask if there is a probability that the eye cannot always be corrected using glasses (not talking about cataract,... Etc)?
I am16 years old and for the past two months I keep forgetting things like my teachers names and I keep saying stuff I already said do I have dementia?
I moved my head quickly and heard a pop at the top of my neck. There is a slight ache where it popped. Should I be worried about a stroke at 20?
Inguinal hernia or water tablets causing enlerged scrotum in Fit but heart failure 91 yr old?Also Has hardness above pubic area from hip to hip.Ideas
I am a 72 year old male with ED. I have been taking Viagra for appx 10 years. Started with 50mg moved up to 100mg. How much can I increase dosage?
Is paralyzed from stroke cannot recover?
Is long term omeperazol in the elderly dangerous.
Is it safe to take propranolol 40mg a day alongside 15mg of mirtazapine at night alongside 250mg of ranitidine a day for stomach acid reflux?
I want to know that after lab test of my grandmom there it is written
Epithelial cells. Present (+)
I have both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis but what causes pain and::Or pins and needles in ring finger (left hand)?
I'm a 67 year old female , my husband gave me a big hug 2 days ago and lifted me up off the floor a little, that's when we heard a loud Crack. Like a ?
I had a lumbar and my pressure was 350, what is the normal range and can it cause other symptoms other than vision problems. Can it cause strokes or?
I hav osteoarthritis in my right knee which ws found after a fall I also hav pain in left knee both thumbs & now in my low back is this osteoarthritis?
I am experiencing aching muscles, erectile dysfunction, insomnia, dry eyes, restless (tossing and turning) sleep, mood swings, itchy eyes and freq...
I'm a 68 year old man, with healthy lifestyle. I have suffered a brain aneurysm in 2006. I need to know what kind of treatments can I take for my cancer. Prostate acinar Adenocarcinoma Gleason 4+3 Score 7 (Grade group 3).?
Is there any limit of sex life any age that when it ends?
Is methylprednisolone (plus tamiflu) helpful for an at risk elderly patient with compromised breathing? He is beginning to cough after flu exposure.
If a 95 year-old is dying & taken off all meds including a beta blocker for tachycardia, is there much chance she would suffer pain if her heart fails?
I smoke pot ..maybe 1 hit a day if I smoke at all. would that cause cataracts??
I have 2% A fib, 69 years old. Will taking viagra aggravate my A Fib?
I had cataract surgery on my left eye two days ago. However I have constricted pupil. I Can't see in dim light. How long to clear?
Is Olive leaf extract safe to take while breast feeding if so how much ?
I am experiencing eye swelling. The following also describes me: Watery eyes. What should I do?
Is Bupropion anticholinergic or not? Research links those to possible risk of dementia. Mixed information about the classification though. Thanks.
Is levaquin 250mg po x3 days adequate dosing for a UTI w:: KLEBSIELLA OXYTOCA and
Urine Culture PROTEUS MIRABILIS both
> 100,000 CFU::Ml for age 89?
I got unprotected oral sex 2 weeks ago. BPH and prior prostatitis. 1 week ago I noticed urinary retention. UA16pmn, cult-. Cipro x2d. STD tests now?
I just read an article that says too much tv watching or computer staring would cause an epidemic of blindness or macular degeneration.True or No?
I had rsv at 75 yr can I get it again?
I have had a kidney transplant 3 years ago and I suffer with osteoarthritis and I would like to take s -adenosylmethionine as I can't take Nsaids will?
I got oral sex from a female 19 days ago. No STI symptoms. I have a history of prostatitis. No DC but more BPH sx 5d ago (urinary flow). Is this STI ?
I just read an article that says that watching tv or staring at computers will cause an epidemic of blindness or maybe macular degeneration.True or no?
I am experiencing left neck pain while turning head left & a spinning sensation. I also staggered after waking this morning. Could this be a stroke?
Liver cancer Bilirubin 10.81 & no obstruted bile ducts.Does this mean liver is failing?What can be life expectncy of 70 yrs old male in this condition
My grandson contracted roseola. His grandmother was told it was caused by HHV-6. I can't convince her HHV-6 is nothing compared to herpes simplex?
My mother takes Donepezil at night. She often has disturbed sleep. Quetiapine 25 mg recently added. Can she take Donepezil in the morning instead?
My 91 year old mother has a cough caused by a virus . All is well otherwise: however I am curious to know how long we can expect the cough to last.
My grandma is 79 yrs old, and fell in the bathroom on sunday. Monday evening when changing her clothes, i noticed blood on her pad. Is that normal?
Mom 76yrs.Is on BP med telma40mg once a day & cilicar5mg two times a day.Her BP still high.Can you pls review her meds.Pulse is low at 55.Help?
My dad is 84. He has stage 4 lung cancer. Hie also has lung disease. His heart functions at 50%. He is on oxygen and is skin on bones. He still drives?
My 76 year old mother in law has memory lapses and worries about dementia. She is also on thyroxin for thyroid problems. Could that affect her memory?
My 2 yr old niece has alternating esotropic issues. Her pediatric eye doc wants an mri. Her granddad has strabismus. How likely is this is a mass?
One daughter had a ringworm which turned into a rash of ringworm. It then spread to everyone in our house and even grandparents house.. Harolds Patch?
PALE pink urine after aerobic exercise today & 2 others. Take 2 daily 325 mg aspirin @ 7 yrs. 2 Colace daily. Sudaphed today. F age 66 NEVER smoked
Painless swelling like fat on pubic bone it goes down after lying down for a while,could it be fluid from knee gout, A Fib Hypothyroidism?Had months.
Right side of face drooping fir 3 years. Can a test look to see if i had a stroke that indidnt know i had?
Should I give aspirin to someone having a stroke?
Stage 5 renal failure of 80+ year old man with one kidney operating at less than 10%?
The skin around my areola turned brown. I'm 18 and never been pregnant. I highly doubt I am pregnant since I'm on birth control. My grandma has breast cancer.. Should I be worried about it?
Vision suddenly blurry for near objects. Wearing reading glasses to see somewhat but still not 100%. Feeling pressure in my head too. Possible cause?
Where can I find a PT (rockville md) to teach transfer skills to caregiver to move mom (95 pounds) from bed to chair? She is in hospice ::Non terminal
Why do i forget important stuff, like a cashier asking me for my visa or putting a ticket on the bus? my father had altzheimers , im prediabetic.
What level of pain associated with severe hip osteoarthritis rel to severe avascular necrosis resulting in progressive bilateral hip deformities.
Will telomerase activators prevent or treat Alzheimer's? Telocyte.com says this treatment will prevent microglial aging::Degeneration.
What is the treatment for subacute superior endplate compression fracture of L1; already have a spinal fusion from T10-L2 with Wilson Plates in 1980?
What could be reason for reoccuring UTI in a seventy years old woman for about a year now?
What is the latest update on target blood pressure readings in case of elderly with CKD(cr.1.7)and paroxysmal afib, to protect renal function
What are the proper dosages for the following vitamins for 63 -year-old woman: multivitamin, vitamin D, calcium, vitamin E, omega 369, B12, magnesium?
What is the definition or description of: Congenital cataract?
What is the mortality rate during colonoscopies? I am 72 years old, better than average heart condition.
What causes sensation of something in eye for month? When open eye feels for moment like stuck but no discharge. Eye drops & ophalmologist no help.
What does it mean if I'm able to use reading glasses even for "distance" ... that is things "far" away are not "blurry," just "bigger"?
Why can't I level out thyroid, constantly going up or down too much, on chart, I feel best on 2, within the acceptable range, from 0 to6?
What could be the possible cause of erectile dysfunction from the lab results I have sent?
What is the definition or description of: Dementia with Lewy bodies?