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The top of my head feels tender to touch. Had my hair coloured a week ago but there's no itching or anything to suggest that could be a cause. Besides its just the top and Ive had it done before. Any...
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Hi, I've had a resurgence of Hidradenitis Suppurativa. I found a breast abscess (underside of left breast) a week ago Saturday, quite a nasty one. Was already on Amoxycillin for an ear infection so...
I have received a leaflet advertising patches for use by men with an enlarged prostate gland who have their sleep disturbed several times nightly with a need to urinate. They contain Saw Palmetto and...
I've been seriously overweight for all my life and got to 22 stone 8 pounds and decided to do something. I started the 800 calories a day diet which is specifically aimed at those with type 2...
I Wear a patch on 1 eye at the moment , waiting on an op...want to go to the cinema to see a film thats only showing in 3D will i be able to see a 3D film with only 1 eye?...thanks in advance
Been feeling absolutely ghastly since last Tuesday (15th) - was off work for 3 days with what I presumed was some kind of virus, kept feeling a bit more energised and then had to get my head back on...
Due to recent illness and treatment, I'm starting to lose my hair, which is very thin and fine at the best of times, but now starting to come out whenever combed, or even if I just run my hands...
I am 66 years old and on the Organ donor register for any parts of me to be used in transplants. It has suddenly occurred to me that if I donate an organ to a younger person, does the organ stay 66...
{Presumably this is the right "pigeon hole" ...}__ I am not sure which type of teeth-cleaning method to use: rotating brush or water jet? I want to ensure that no plaque "grows" on the teeth, though I...
Before I go bothering the doctor I thought I'd talk to you guys. For weeks and weeks now the skin area over where my left hip is keeps getting what I can only describe as throbbing stabbing pains...
Is this the way it works? GP told OH that he couldn't refer for a CT scan as GP's aren't allowed. Said if sent to consultant he would do blood tests so waste of time, GP would do them first then see...
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I've noticed quite often over the past couple of weeks that I seem to have some liquid like stuff in my ear, the one I have a grommet in. I put some olive oil drops in ages ago, must be a couple of...
I have had UTI for ages and ages. I have been to a urologist and have been on antibiotics for over 3 months. I finished them a week or so ago and had the results of a test today, and low and behold I...
I asked at my surgery for access to my medical records. I received a letter with a website, user name and password. However, when I log in, all I get is a list of appointments, which doctor I saw and...
Can anyone advise please if as a NHS patient you ask to be referred privately to a consultant or request a procedure can one go back to having treatment on the NHS in relation to the original problem?...
Just taken twenty minutes trying to explain to my OH what the effect of this is but he couldn't understand that I could not describe what our children look like. He could not grasp the fact I cannot...
in june I told you about my daughters partner diagnosed with mesothelioma .a few weeks go he was so ill they were advised to get married straight away (they have been together for 23years and kept...

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