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Palustris
Last night I had the worst onset of cramp I have ever had. Took half an hour of massaging my calf to reduce it to bearable. Question is what is the best thing to do? Heated pad? Ketoprofen rub?...
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Veebird
Wanting to try cbd oil for pain management and want to start at a low dose. Thing is I'm not sure what 'one drop' is. Is it literally one single drop and if so how can you manage that under the...
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cleoval
Hi does anybody have a tried natural remedy that works for blepharitis please ? Thanks.
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cleoval
Hi the pedals on my exercise bike have just started to squeak a little bit when I move tthe pedals..what can I use to stop the squeak please. ? Is WD40 oil OK. ? Thanks...
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tooj
Can anyone suggest something to lessen the pain in a finger that is diagnosed as above? Most of the others have had the same problem but the pain in them disappeared after a some time but this one is...
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lilacben
the ambulance people told me I had broken some ribs in my back...can only take paracetamols but they are not touching the pain. . cant take i ibuprofen or Distalgestic or codeine...what else can i...
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mazzywoo
Hiya. My O.H. and I (ages 68 and 73) have had a 'bug' for about 10 days now and it doesn't seem to be getting any better. There's a really bad cough, aching limbs loss of appetite and a headache. My...
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whitehill
My husband was discharged from hospital about 8 weeks ago after being treated for pneumonia and is about to have a final chest Xray. We are due to fly abroad in a few weeks -will the pressurised air...
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jonah hart
Hi, im booked in next week to have these treatments done, im REALLY nervous. As anyone had these treatments before all at the same time? I expected the laparoscopy but during my pre op i was told i...
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Kathdoug76
I felt a lump in my breast on Saturday and I cannot get to see a Dr until Thursday morning. I am worried sick and thinking horrible thoughts. My mam had and passed away with cancer so am worried as it...
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chokkie
Is there a virus doing the rounds or is this something I have picked up via a plane journey? For the last 4 or 5 days I have been feeling ghastly. Unable to get my head off the pillow, snotty,...
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cleoval
Hi i have been advised by my dentist to use a Braun electric toothbrush that is good for gums model 2500.money is a bit tightvas it is around 80 pounds to buy..Does anybody know if there a brand that...
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Khandro
Has anyone tried it for arthritic pain-relief?
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derekpara
For the last few nights I've been woken by two or three sharp stabbing pains in my foot. It's like being hit with a mild electric shock or cattle prod ! I am on a blood thinner for Atrial Fibrulation...
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seniorcit
I have had an irregular heartbeat for over three months. An ECG test was normal, vas was a thyroid function test. I now have to wait for over two months until I can wear a 24 hour monitor.How do I go...
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Ric.ror
Today it was 147 on my right arm and 116 on my left! If it’s 116 surely I don’t need my one BP tablet anymore?...
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derekpara
I inject myself daily with 135ml of Clexane from a 150ml syringe, requiring me to expel 15ml. In order to retain the air bubble, which I believe is there to ensure the full amount is injected, do I...
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Patsy33
https://youtu.be/eXZnTGsWSTk...
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Ric.ror
Just seen an advert that says (I think) clinically proven to aid weight loss Does anyone have any thoughts as I’m struggling and I’m really not overeating or under moving...
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dunnitall
Hi, does anyone know if cellulitis can exacerbate an existing lung condition please? I have a lung condition which causes over production of mucus (they don't know why).. and just recently it has got...

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