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What Is Wrong With My Mom She Keeps Rushing To The Bathroom
See doctor: The urge to urinate or defecate may be caused by medical conditions or by medications. For example, frequent urination can be a symptom of diabetes, but may also be a result of taking diuretics for high blood pressure. If this is a new or problematic symptom, your mom should see her doctor for evaluation or a dose adjustment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom has 2 lumps on either side of her abdomen, when she eats they fill up, when she goes to the bathroom they go down. Is that normal?
? Could be Hernia?: Lumps on the abdomen that increase and decrease like you described can be due to hernia. Watch if they get bigger when she tries to sit up from a lying position. If they do, they are probaly due to hernia. She should get checked up by her family doctor if she/you are concerned. ...Read more
My 77 year old mom has trouble getting to the bathroom in the morning. Should she stop drinking liquids after a certain time before bed? How long?
Overactive bladder: Sounds like oab.But 1st check a urinalysis. Yes stopping liquids a few hours before retiring is first line. Avoiding bladders irritants(caffeine, alcohol, spicy foods)may also help.Next step is considering medication for oab, there are many- side effects also need to be considered when starting this class of drugs, paticularly in the elderly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom's head got hit on the bathroom wall when she slipped on the floor 2 yrs ago and now she suddenly have recurring dizziness and memory loss. help?
My mom fell in bathroom straight on her buttocks and was diagnosed with with two compressed vertebrae. She has recovered a little in a year.Who to see?
Spine Surgeon: She should ask her primary care doctor about osteoporosis medications to help prevent future fractues and a referral to a spine specialist for standing x-rays and possibly an mri. She might be a candidate for a vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty. These are procedures to place bone cement into fractures that have not healed. ...Read more
My mom cannot use the bathroom regularly. She has to constantly drink Miralax and is on all types of meds. Her stomach kills her. Should she see a doc?
Hi my mom just ran to the bathroom and threw up out of now where shes also been really stressed out and grouchy for the last 2days is she pregnant ??
My mom is 54 yearsold, she stopped having her period from 2 years, she recently broke a rib in her chest.Today in the bathroom her urination was blood?
She needs to see a: Dr right away. The fall could have bruised her kidney or bladder(less likely) but the bleeding could just be coincidental with the fall. The blood in the urine may suggest infection or tumor (hopefully not) in the kidney, ureter or bladder or could be from a blood disorder.Blood thinners can contribute to her bleeding . She needs a thorough work up including urine/blood test and imaging studies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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