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 what happens if your appendix hurts?

 here are some symptoms? can you help me try to figure it out?
My sister has been losing weight and she is not too healthy. less than a year ago i would say that she weighed 111 pounds. she is 20 years old and 5'4''. so she was at a healthy range ...

 what is cirrhosis of the liver?

 I went blind for about 2 minutes!?
I wasn't really feeling too well all day and then in the afternoon I started sweating really bad and then I felt very weak and I started to shake and I was sitting down and when I stood up I ...

 Why do I have a hard, swollen stomach 24/7?
Used to have a flat belly but now however even if I don't eat at night I wake up with this "lump" making me look at least 3 months pregnant. When lying flat I can observe a lump ...

 Has anyone had this bad experience with GERD(aka acid reflux) before?
Hi. I'm 18 years old and I have GERD(aka acid reflux).I am on Zantac for it from the doctor.I take one anytime that I need it.Well,today,I had just woken up from a nap and I was laying in bed ...

 my doctor told me my thyroid no high . tsh 1.752 t4 8.1 t3 uptake 31 But i have all the hypothyroid symptoms?
can u tell me what are the correct thyroid guidelines . I have been told that they should be changed but do not know who is right. I always show that my thyroid no# are in the normal range But ...

 need help with tumor please?
i have a tumor on my face and i want it removed however i am afraid of doctors, is there any way i could remove a 2 kg tumor from my face by myself?...

 antidepressant medicine that also helps lower appetite and lose some weight?
either Depressant med or PMS medicine.. thank you! im gonna see the doctor soon so i just wanna know from other ppl before he prescribes whatever....

 kidney problems and stones?
I have kidney stones that are small, however I have constant pain in the lower left side to the groin area. I have had several ctscans and they the doctors are telling me the stone would not cause ...

 tingling sensation in ear with pressure and liqiud discharge with swolling in front of rith ear since 3 days?
this pressure and tingling sensation feels in both ear but more on right ear but since 2 days i feel swelling in front of right earand pain while iopen my ...

 I think it might be an ear infection.... But I'm not sure?
For about a month now i have been slightly dizzy everyday, a little bit of imbalance and very difficult to concentrate. I do feel a bit of plugged in the inner ear, but it rarely begins to hurt. the ...

 NO SLEEP!!!! I CANT SLEEP please some one help me this is an emergency?
a few months ago my dr said it was insomnia and when the otc sleep aids stop working so he put me on 100mg of trazadone and now i have stop taking it because i cant afford to pay for it and now i am ...

 I need help figuring out what my mom has. there's a bump on her neck.?
Well, a few months ago my mom told me that there was a little bump on her neck.. it seems like it's somewhat growing.. it's not that big though.. but it's noticeable when you really ...

 How do I know if I have OCD?
How do I know if I have OCD? How do I know if I have OCD? How do I know if I have OCD? How do I know if I have OCD? How do I know if I have OCD? How do I know if I have OCD? How do I know if I ...

 What is causing this diarrhea?
I have had the worst diarrhea for over a week now and it shows no sign of stopping. Started off a week ago with a high temperature and loads of body aches and headache. Then started the diarrhea 6 ...

 Swollen lymph nodes no cause! Please read and serious answers only please!?
Okay I have been in and out of the doctor since march with sinus infections. I even had a high fever of 103 on June 9th and went into the dr with a really bad sore throat. He gave me an antibiotic ...

 causes of autism in children?

 i'm dehydrated and feel naseous should i keep drinking water?

 if you knew a student who had an eating disorder,?
would you help them? would you talk to them or confront them first before going to a higher level? what would you say. not my business? that doesn't make sense....

nurse hannah
Does marijuana help with lupus pain?
I was recently diagnosed with lupus and at first it just started with me having a bunch of weird rashes and I went to the dermatologist and she treated the rashes with creams which were successful. I then went to see a rheumatologist and at the time i wasnt having any pain so he prescribed a drug called "plaquenil" for me to take twice a day. Needless to say, i looked up the side effects and threw it in the trash. NOW, i have been experiencing pain in my lower legs (from the knees down) and the pain is undescribable. Like a burning and aching pain in my bones. It hurts to even touch them sometimes. I dont want to result to pain killers because I am afraid of becoming addicted to them. I heard that marijuana helps alleviate some of the pain and i was wondering if anyone else knows the truth.

Marijuana will most likely help with the pain, though people have different reactions to marijuana. What the marijuana does is change your perception of the pain and help with an overall sense of well being and calmness. It is very effective with many people.

Marijuana doesn't do much to stop pain caused by inflammation, but it sometimes changes the psychological reaction to the pain enough that you might not notice it as much. Combined with a prescription or over-the-counter NSAID, you might get very effective pain control. It might be a good idea to call your doc to let them know the plaquenil was ineffective, and ask to try some other treatment approach. Maybe you are in a state where medical marijuana can be prescribed, but this isn't necessarily the best pain approach. There are all sorts of options, and finding an ideal treatment is trial and error. Its also beneficial to stop a flare up if possible, which is what Plaquenil is supposed to do. You might consider getting a large but brief blast of prednisone to see if you can knock this into remission.

Santa Ana Kid
The pain associated with fibromyalgia is described as a constant dull ache, typically arising from muscles. Patients also suffer with fatigue and can have associated sleep disorders. Patients with fibromyalgia often have other co-existing medical problems, such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lupus, Depression, IBS, PTSD, and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Fibromyalgia isn’t progressive and generally doesn’t lead to other conditions or diseases. But patients suffer greatly with pain and this can lead to anxiety, depression and lack of sleep. These problems can then interfere with the ability to function at home or on the job, and maintaining close family or personal relationships can become difficult. Patients often end up on many medications with adverse side effects and become even more frustrated and unhappy. Medical marijuana is being used by many patients for pain relief, improvement of mood, less anxiety, and especially for better sleep. Marijuana is known to help with many of the symptoms of fibromyalgia without the adverse side effects of the strong pharmaceutical medications normally prescribed for this condition. Many patients state that just the sustained restful sleep that can be had on a regular basis helps tremendously with the pain, frustration, and anxiety associated with fibromyalgia. Since marijuana is generally known to be safe and has minimal toxic side effects (especially if taken with a vaporizer, edibles or tinctures), fibromyalgia sufferers find that its use has at least some benefit to help them get through daily life with this difficult condition.

Google "vitamin D pain relief". I had terrible pain in my legs, from peripheral neuropathy. I also refused drugs for the pain. I learned about vitamin D. I took 50,000 IU per day D3 for three days and then 10,000 IU per day. The pain was gone within a week. If you are concerned with the dose, google "vitamin D 600,000 IU". Kids are being treated with injections of 600,000 IU. "Conclusions: A single oral dose of 600,000 IU of cholecalciferol rapidly enhances 25(OH)D and reduces PTH in young people with vitamin D deficiency. PMID: 20660032" I know you were diagnosed with lupus. But sometimes they get it wrong. Do you drink diet drinks or eat low fat or no fat foods? "One of these symptoms is Lupus, which has become almost as rampant as Multiple Sclerosis, especially with Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi drinkers." "When someone develops Lupus as a result of using Aspartame, they usually do not know that the Aspartame is the culprit. They then continue to use Aspartame, which aggravates the Lupus to such a degree that it sometimes becomes life threatening." "When people finally get off the Aspartame, the severity of the Lupus decreases."

Steven W
Marijuana helps with nearly every body ache. except headaches. I would give it a try. Much better then almost every prescription pain killer on the market.

Ashley Ruiz
Marijuana helps every pain.

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