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Yeast infection

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

I’ve had an infection for.. over half a year. I went to my doctor and they prescribed medicine for a Yeast infection. It did work, for the most part. But I fell in dirty water and it came back. So I got a refill, and didn’t use it all at once. The infection came back, [...]

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Nipple discharge

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

I’m 28 yrs old. Ive been suffering from really itchy nipples for a few months now. They also sometimes seep a little discharge which i only notice if its on my bra. Its normally a light brown colour. My nipples themselves become very red and sore when they are at their worst. I do suffer [...]

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Gallbladder removal

Monday, June 15th, 2009

I am a 23-year-old male. My Gallbladder was removed 3 days ago(Tues. June 9, ‘09) due to Gallstones.
My surgeon never explained to me anything to expect after the operation nor anything to do with lacking a Gallbladder.
I go see my surgeon this coming Monday for a follow-up and to have the staples removed from my [...]

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Army Veteran With Chronic Back Pain

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

For my story.. I originally developed mild back pain in the summer of 2000 in Airborne School for the United States Army. At the time i just figured it was from the constant jarring motion and repetetively striking the ground feet first from a height of 3-4 feet. The pain was managable but pretty severe. [...]

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Ankle Pain, tarsal tunnel syndrome - CRPS?

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

I partially ruptured my tibia tendon on the posterior side, right at the ankle bone in 2005. My ankle was immobilized for 25 days. I was still experiencing pain after, so I took oral steroids, and then received cortisone shots (3). I was then diagnosed with tarsal tunnel syndrome. I had tarsal tunnel decompression surgery [...]

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Pregnancy and Lumbar Spine Fracture

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

my wife (28) and i (37) were involved in a motor vehicle accident last thanksgiving. we hydroplaned and stuck a concrete highway divider at high speed, ~50 mph. we both suffered compression fractures of L1, my wife also had ligament damage to T12 along with a dislocated and fractured right foot. neither of us had [...]

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Cervical Disc Bulging after Injury, Neurosurgeon ordered Shoulder MRI

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

After suffering an injury in October,2006, I had an MRI done. The results of the MRI were:
At the C5/C6 level, there is a bulging disk which is asymmetric to the left. This is superimposed in bilateral uncinate hypertrophy and results in mild to moderate central and bilateral neural foraminal stenosis.
At the C6/C7 level, [...]

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Car Accident Insurance - Cervical Spine Injury?

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007

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 [...]

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Back Brace for Compression Fracture due to Car Accident

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007

I am a 26 year old female who suffered a compression fracture of my L1 vertebra approx. 6 weeks ago due to a MVA. I was pain free after two weeks discontiuned use of my TLSO back brace a few days ago, which was recommended for me to wear for three months. Some information I [...]

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Spinal Cord Injury as a Complication of Cervical Spine Surgery

Monday, January 8th, 2007

My wife, 51, began experiencing tingling/numbness in RT hand and arm … MRI showed stenosis at c4-5, c5-6, c6-7 … neurosurgeon performed “anterior cervical discectomy and interbody fusion, c4-5, c5-6, c6-7 with bone grafts from the right iliac crest.” Immediately when she awoke in recovery she couldn’t feel her legs. Stat x-ray and [...]

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