I have severe acid reflux?

I have severe acid reflux and after years of conventional treatment that has failed. I have been booked in for a nerve block. I wanted to know what is the difference between a cephalic and splanchnic nerve block? Is there a difference? which is safer? I read in a journal that cephalic nerve block can lead to diarrhoea and there have been few reported deaths. It seems to be one of the risks involved?

Is this the case? Does the same risk exist with the splanchnic nerve block?

Thanks

Age:39
Female
Medications: None

What binds low dose naltrexone and will get it out of my system quickly?

What binds low dose naltrexone and will get it out of my system quickly
Having bad reactions to it
Will colestipol work for that
Or do i need another acid binder
Really need to get it out asap
Cholestermine did not seem to work
Please get back soon.
A blood level dhowed that there was naltrexone in the blood and this is two months after i took it
I took the test after sufferering from severe sweatiness my skin feeling itchy and burning urination
I know i had a sensitivity to it when i took it and i think the metabolite is sticking to my intestines and getting reabsorbed. I took it for crohns and this was the worst thing i ever did. It is affecting hormone level negatively.
Anyone know of any medicine that can pull this out of my system your advice is greatly appreciated

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Medications: Humira

My daughter is suffering from abdominal pain in LRQ with vomiting, joints pain, rashes on legs, mouth ulcers?

My daughter is 12 yrs old she is suffering since 1.5 year from abdominal pain in LRQ with vomiting ,joints pain , rashes on legs ,mouth ulcers , rebound tenderness localized in iliac fossa. symptoms disappear for nearly one week then returned appendectomy was done without any change in symptoms. CT,Abdomen U/S, MRI,Colonoscopy ,blood tests ,urine analysis ,stool analysis are normal. Paediatric Gastroenterologist diagnosed as FMF but the gene test was negative no response on colchicine 2mg/day

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My mother is diagnosed with psoriasis, lack of vitamin D, lack of hemoglobin and high blood pressure, after taking medication her psoriasis is flaring up?

My mother is diagnosed with psoriasis, lack of vitamin D, lack of hemoglobin and high blood pressure. She has been given livogen, zincovit , calcirol and talmisartan tablets for high b.p. after taking these tablets she is having a flare up in psoriasis, weakness, headache , gas, nd inflammation. Is there any medicine which is working wrong ??

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I have a muscle biopsy result that confirms a mild myopathic process, please advise?

I have a muscle biopsy result that confirms a mild myopathic process. Noninflammatory and not mitochondria related. It says no groupings, no increased nuclei , no moth eaten fibers, occasional atrophic fibers . No degenerating or regenerating fibers seen. How can there be atrophic fibers but no regeneration at all? How would these fibers correct themselves? The results also unclear with any diagnostic myopathy

Age:39
Medications:None

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Are weak eyes, dry skin, grey hair and lack of concentration be signs of Alzheimer’s disease?

Sir/Mam I am 25 years old. From last 1 year my eyes got weaken up, my hair got grey and I have issue of severe dry skin from birth in month of cold and I am not able to concentrate on studies, I feel my head heavy, brain fog ,not able to remember things for long time, feel tired always and when I go to bed I am not able to sleep. What could be symptoms of it. Is it due to B-12 deficiency (Because I am veg and I eat less dairy product) or starting of alzheimer .What to do in such situation. Please help

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I need second opinion on Hematology and Bio-Chemistry Report?

Need advice for further check ups to know why few blood test count are high . How we could know the correct reason for the below result
Why rbc , packed cell volume , Mchc above border line . I would like to diagnose further to know why the above things high . He is very tired at times . Also have toe pain yesterday and did uric acid test . It seems to be normal .
Taking tab for uric acid , and gas reflex and for cholesterol. It’s been 4 weeks started all medicine .

Age:35
Male
Medications:For uric acid , cholesterol and reflex

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My mom was diagnosed with meningiomas just a couple of days ago, is it safe for her to take a flight?

My mom is about to take a flight of about 4 hours. She was diagnosed with meningiomas just a couple of days ago, the tumor was of size 5.8 cm, situated at right front temporal. I was wondering if it is safe for her to take the flight because I read that people with brain tumor were not advised to fly. I am not sure if she should take the flight. She has recent become sensitive to buses on bumpy road, but she is not bothered at all if buses is on the highway or better roads or have any car ride. I suppose that the tumor may have caused this problem. But I could be wrong on this. In any case, I would like to know if it is safe for her to take the flight. Any precaution or medicine for her on the trip?

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I have pain on inspiration, worse on deep breathing coughing sneezing?

I have pain on inspiration, worse on deep breathing coughing sneezing etc. Chest pain that is a constant dull ache but alot worse on laying flat. Pleuritic type pain on left side, not interested in eating as it hurts to do so. I’ve had pneumonia 3 times in the last 18 months with recurring dry pleurisy. ER drs saying pleurisy but never had the chest pain with it before

Age:42
Female
Medications: Vitamins and currently Chinese herbs and pain reluef ( paracetamol wirh codeine)

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Can low blood platelets cause pimple breakout?

I am 28 yrs female. I have been suffering from pimple breakout on my forehead around my hairline and temples. Also on my chest and upper back. I am an active person. Exercise regularly. I drink I’m over 2L of water a day, have stopped drinking coffee and carbonated drinks for over 2 months now. I do have a problem with low blood platelets. A normal count for me is between 65 – 85. Have tried changing shampoos and face washes etc and still no luck.

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I’ve had bad headaches/migraines for years. Most of the time they’re gone within a day or two but a few times it’s lasted a couple months?

I’ll start with some background.. I’ve had bad headaches/migraines for years. Most of the time they’re gone within a day or two but a few times it’s lasted a couple months. Most of the time laying down will help ease them, but occasionally even my head touching a pillow will cause the contacted area to throb intensely. I have not found anyone that has been able to explain why this is happening (the reason multiple doctors have gone with is its most likely caused from concussions when I was younger. But this is just background, honestly not looking for an answer to this but if there is one nobody has thought of that would be great.

About a year ago I was driving home from work and started feeling a sharp pain in my left arm. This spread to the left side of my torso and the left side of my face(all within a period of 30 minutes). I went to the doctor being nervous of a heart attack or stroke but was having neither. Over the course of a few weeks, this pain began spreading to different parts of my body. After a month or so of mri’s/ct scans/emg tests I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and began taking lyrica. It helped with the sharp stabbing pains but I still have constant pain all the time (I’d say 3-5 out of 10). This worked most of the time and I would take tramadol to help dull the pain when it got bad.
About a month ago I started to get a sharp pain between my shoulder blades, along with a bad migraine and pains in the back of my neck. A few rounds of Sumatriptan (for migraines) and Baclofen (muscle relaxer) helped ease the neck pain, but the pain between the shoulder blades is still there and I am getting sharp pains again in my hands/shoulders/lower back/lower legs and feet. I am getting numbness in my hands (mainly pinky/ring fingers) and in my feet. For the past week or so Ive been getting intense twitching in my hands. The neurology department at the hospital I’ve been going to wont look at anything until after 4 weeks of physical therapy.

Age:35
Male
Medications:Sumatriptan, Lyrica, Baclofen, Tramadol, Ibuprofen

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Could a sharp pain on lower right side of abdomen be appendicitis?

Hi, I’m wondering about a very sharp lower right abdominal pain I experienced:

– Last night developed what felt like gas-related stomach pain on right side. Took 1 buscopan pill before dinner so I could eat
– 30 mins after dinner excruciating sharp pain on lower right side of abdomen took another buscopan and lay in agony until I fell asleep when pain became more moderate
– Today I woke up with no pain, but the lower right side is VERY SORE TO THE TOUCH. (so no internal pain, but there is an external soreness)
– Still have not gone to the toilet. Very bloated. No more stomach pain but just very sore to the touch on lower right side.

Could this be appendicitis? Should I see my local doctor? Thanks in advance.

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In my sonography and color doppler study, doctor found multiple isoechoic nodules in my thyroid, please advise?

I am male and 47 . in my sonography and color doppler study doctor find multiple isoechoic nodules in my thyroid . the largest at right 28*22*2 mm . and in left multiple iso and hypoechic nodules with largest 12*10 mm. other results is gland suggestive , no obvios vascular abnormality ,sparse peripheral vascular structure. and also in laboratory results all hormone (T4=104 ,T3-U=1.0,T3=1.8, T.S.H=4.2) are normal. in cytology report all nodule in right and left BENIGN FOLLICULAR NODULE WITH ADENOMATOID CHANGES, please advise?

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I have been to a&e (accident and emergency center) back and lower stomach has been really painful

I have been to a&e and the walking center and I have no infection and my bloods have come back normal, for the past 4 days now all my back and lower stomach has been really painful I’ve completely lost my appetite the last couple of days I’m getting tingling in my arm now as well and a lot of pressure on my spine but no one can find the problem, what else could I do? Thank you

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I fell and hurt my back a year ago and now the pain is getting worse?

I fell and hurt my back a year ago and now the pain is getting back worse my back constantly hurts my leg goes numb and feels like electricity is going through it my arm also feels the same way like it’s shattered and pins and needles are going through my fingers

Age:28
Female
Medications: Meloxicam

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