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RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS, ARTHRITIS AND BACK PAIN... by Barmac Posted Fri 27 Aug 2010 3:27am Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Arthritis and back pain... In case, like me you sometimes get a bit mixed up with these conditions I thought I would give you the details on each one. RHEUMATOID arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the bodies immune system attacks joints, which causes pain swelling and inflammation ... Read on »
When to Suspect Lyme by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:49am The most useful diagnostic reference: the “Bible” of Lyme medical literature. by John Bleiweiss, MD. The When To Suspect Lyme Disease essay: This essay, written by John D. Bleiweiss, M.D., in April, 1994 is very long, but also very comprehensive and helpful. Any doctor checking for Lyme disease would do well to read this essay first; any ... Read on »
When To Suspect Lyme Disease by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 7:10pm By John D. Bleiweiss, M.D. Traditionally, the public has been advised to suspect Lyme (LD) if a round or oval, expanding, red rash develops 3-32 days after a deer tick bite associated with or followed by a flu-like illness. This limited description will apply to only some cases. About 50% of patients do not recall one or more of tick bit ... Read on »
Ignorance of a Plaque. Conclusion. by NatashaCall Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:06pm Concluding from the past two Fridays, the following is information regarding a report written by Dr. Scott Taylor called "Lyme Disease (Borreliosis), A Plague of Ignorance Regarding the Ignorance of a Plague". The more research I do, the more I come into contact with interesting bits of information that I can relate to my own experien ... Read on »
A Fine Distinction: RA vs. Lupus by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:48pm A friend of mine was struggling to determine, based upon her symptoms, whether she had Rheumatoid Arthritis or Lupus. I never thought they were that similar - but upon further research, it looks like there are alot of cross-over symptoms. Come to think of it, for a short period, it was thought that perhaps I had RA rather than Lupus. ... Read on »
Antibiotic-Refractory Lyme Arthritis by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 17 Jan 2011 5:45pm Lyme disease, or borreliosis, is an infectious bacterial disease that can result from the bite of an infected deer tick. Symptoms generally begin with a bulls-eye skin rash and flu-like symptoms followed by muscle and joint pain and potentially heart problems including heart block and palpitations. Lyme disease can be treated successfully with ... Read on »
Osteoarthritis Basics: The Joint and Its Parts by PowerofShea Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 2:20pm A joint is the point where two or more bones are connected. With a few exceptions (in the skull and pelvis, for example), joints are designed to allow movement between the bones and to absorb shock from movements like walking or repetitive motions. These movable joints are made up of the following parts: Cartilage: a hard but slippery coat ... Read on »
Total Joint Replacement Educational Series Part 13: Swelling and Bruising After Total Knee and Total Hip Replacement by Dr. Tony DiGioia Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 2:12pm ·               You may have swelling and bruising around the knee or hip and down into the lower leg after your total joint replacement. ·               Bruising may last for up to 6-8 weeks.   This is part of the normal healing process. ·               Being on the blood thinner after surgery can contribute to this ... Read on »
Anti inflammatory Natural Supplements for Arthritis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm by Markus Skupeika The word "Arthritis" indicates the singular form, though the disease arthritis is a combination of the 100 or more than diseases. Arthritis is accompanied by the joint pain or the inflammation. The join pain often referred as the arthralgia. According to the Arthritis Foundation near about 40 million people in the US have ... Read on »
In case a woman is pregnant and infected with gonorrhea, she can give it to her child in the birthing process by winter1101 Posted Sat 31 Aug 2013 5:22pm General methods for epididymitis diagnosis. Symptoms of chronic epididymitis could happen gradually. Sometimes the cause of chronic epididymitis is just not clear. Most of epididymitis commonly happen on men. Acute type is usually with serious symptoms and is often curable totally, but chronic type is mild and hard to become cured totally. C ... Read on »