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- Pain near op site. 2 replies
Pain near op site.
Hi, Has anyone else experienced this? No pain until 9 months after op, and left toe near op site is achey, and twinges when put more weight or stand on too long. I have the doctors on monday. An
- At last the post man came with news 2 replies
At last the post man came with news
Unlike most people here I've been waiting since2014 for the brown letter to come in my case white and today it came got my interview on the 22nd of this month wish me luck I will be going with a arm f
- Exhausted and confused 11 replies
Exhausted and confused
Hi, hoping someone can help me. I have been in pain for about 8 years now. Whole body hurts, mainly back, traps and neck. Dry mouth and down there where it matters. I never feel good, cant remember wh
- Double Bunion op - what to expect first few days/weeks post op? 5 replies
Double Bunion op - what to expect first few days/weeks post op?
Hi I'm due to have my bunions on both my feet done in just over 2 weeks. Can anyone give me tips on how best to cope in the first few days (& weeks)? What should I expect pain wise? Will I get offered
- Pmr and cushiongoid 17 replies
Pmr and cushiongoid
hi all, over the last few months I had a really bad flare so had to increase my pred to 21 mg. The flare eventually went away and I am gradually reducing again, currently on 14 mg. I decided to split
- Ideas for self help with BPPV 69 replies
Ideas for self help with BPPV
Hello, Have just come back from dioctor who has signed me off for a month because of my continuing vertigo which he says is BPPV. (have has symptoms since November). Being signed off for such a lengh
- vertigo back advice needed please 12 replies
vertigo back advice needed please
After having several colds for the last two months and quite high stress levels I have developed vertigo. (Balance not right I have had this before 12 months ago it lasted 6 months) This time I have
- 8-10 cans per night for 5 years what can i do 12 replies
8-10 cans per night for 5 years what can i do
Ok i have been drinking lager any lager i can get my hands on or cider for 5 years now at least 4 times a week but now its everyday, i drink anything from 4 cans onwards to 24 cans a night, say if i b
- Doing Too Much 30 replies
Doing Too Much
I am 3 weeks post op. Without going into detail I am getting virtually no support and have been trying to do pretty much everything by myself since week two. How do others cope and did they think it