Last weekend I had a flight from California, back home to Wisconsin..Thanksgiving vacation with the family. I’ve always had troubles with flying and my ears adjusting to the pressure in elevation change. Well, we landed in WI, and both of my ears were plugged, not a big deal in the sense that they eventually unplug [...]
I was diagnosed with Alopecia and most of my hair (75%) has nearly gone.
I have low iron (and took for a while iron tabs) but this did nothing for my hair.
My dermatologist has given me Prednisolone tablets (2 per day) for 2 months (decreasing by 1/2 tab each fortnight).
I am not one for tablets especially [...]
Can anyone clarify me on whether there are differences in the kind of leg pain felt in DVT and simple muscle pain? I tried looking it up but the data varies. In one site it said that pain in DVT is felt when you flex. (So that means no aches when you’re just standing?) And [...]Continue reading
I have been suffering with a sensation of having something in the back of my throat, behind or below the right tonsil (is difficult to pinpoint exactly)for about 5 months now. it started feeling like a very small lump which feels to have got more obvious over time, although it occasionally becomes less noticeable for [...]Continue reading
Hi Doctor Joshua
please can you give me some advice, Im having a second cranioplasty operation in a few months to fill a defect which I was left with after a tumor removal in 1999 when I was 16. In May last year ( o6) I had a titanium plate fitted to the side of my [...]
I was in a bad car accident 15 months ago and still have burning and tingling in my left arm down to my thumb and shoulder pain. Two orthopaedic dr’s said nothing wrong with arm and that the only damage to my discs is normal degenerative damage not caused by accident and though an MRI [...]Continue reading
My father passed away on 9/30 of colon cancer, we were really close and I am depressed but getting out of it. I am on Lorazepam for the anxiety. Since his death I have had a little discomfort almost right on the bottom part of the left rib. If I stand or lay down absolutely [...]Continue reading
I’m 28 years old and here recently I have been seeing blood in my stool. Should I be worried?
Doctor Joshua’s Answer
There can be basically three types of blood in stool:
1) Bright red blood. By far the the most common reason is hemorrhoids (piles). Anal fissures are also typical causes. There are also other, more [...]
New Year’s Eve, I was working at home before going out to dinner. Probably due to the workout of working t home, I started feeling kind of weird. Having already being diagnosed with and being pharmaceutically treated for high blood pressure, I felt that is was high just from a feeling that I get. I [...]Continue reading
I have a few queries regarding what would seem to be classic symptoms of an anxiety disorder. This condition has only manifested itself since July of this year. I’m a healthy, intelligent, fit and active 36 year old professional. I have had quite a few family bereavement experiences over my childhood years and one this [...]Continue reading