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Repeated Swollen Glands in my Armpits by bluestar9 Posted Tue 29 Sep 2009 7:34pm I've repeatedly had swollen glands in both armpits on and off over the past few years. I just got another one and it is the most painful one I've had yet (it hurts to let my are fall all the way down against my side). I have also been very tired lately and not feeling good in general--coughing, feverish on and off, soar throat, fatigue, and stresse ... Read on »
Swollen throat glands, chronic fatigue, sensitivity to light, sound, etc. by Viv Patient Expert Posted Sun 18 Jan 2009 1:32am Swollen throat glands and severe sore throats, Fatigue (sometimes chronic), fever, muscle pain, aching joints, headaches, night sweats, stomach aches, sensitized skin, eyes sensitive to light, cold hands and feet. While I cannot provide you with an answer as to what your next step should be, I can share my own experience and what works for ... Read on »
Swollen Lymph Nodes by Tom Plamondon Posted Wed 03 Feb 2010 12:00am When swollen lymph nodes in the neck, above the clavicles (collarbone) or in the axilla (armpit) occur there are a few immediate questions we need to answer. Is there infection occurring in the body? Could lymphoma (a cancer that begins in the immune system lymphocytes) be present or developing? Is there cancer spreading from oth ... Read on »
River Medicine: Alder’s Transformation of Lymph, Blood, and The Human Ecology by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 05 Jun 2012 1:00pm by Kiva Rose “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.” - Norman MacLean Common Names: Alder, Mountain Alder, Canyon Alder, Red Alder, River Alder, Thinleaf Alder etc., Botanical Name: Alnus spp. specifically the A. oblongifolia and A. incana that grow in my local area, other species ... Read on »
Health Headlines - September 10 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm FDA Panel Backs Inhaled Insulin A group of experts advising the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday voted to back an inhaled form of insulin that's designed to end or supplement the need for injections that control diabetics' blood sugar levels. The FDA's Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee voted 7-2 to recomm ... Read on »
Tired, swollen, and hungry - pregnancy or lupus? by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Fri 10 Sep 2010 5:00am Based upon the random symptoms of our disease, it can be difficult to differentiate what is lupus and what isn't. Signs of the flu, a cold, too much exercise, or even pregnancy can easily cross over into lupus territory. Take the flu, for instance - you're feeling run down, have tender or swollen glands, and feel achy all over...is it a bug, o ... Read on »
Another Day Thank Goodness by T Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:25pm The good news is that I don't feel as bad as I did on Weds. I think that the acupuncture experience kind of shook me up. I won't be going back. I've had this feeling over the past few months that it just isn't working. I also think that this acupuncturist has a real shadow side of being a major bullshitter. The whole experience of him taking a pi ... Read on »
Strep Throat (Group A Streptococci Infections) by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm 3 Comments Signs and Symptoms Approximately 15% of children who have a sore throat and fever are infected by Group A streptococci. When Group A streptococci infect the throat, they cause pharyngitis, which is a painful inflammation of the throat (pharynx). Swallowing may become so painful that the child has difficulty eating. A child with strep phary ... Read on »
Coping with Lupus: Recognizing Symptoms of Lupus and Reducing Lupus Flare Ups by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 1 Comment What is Lupus In lupus, the body's immune system does not work as it should. A healthy immune system produces substances called antibodies that help fight and destroy viruses, bacteria, and other foreign substances that invade the body. In lupus, the immune system produces antibodies against the body's healthy cells and tissues. These ant ... Read on »
Lyme Disease: Please Boost Awareness Virally (Online, Etc.) About This Horrible Epidemic! Listen Tuesday to Famous Author Rebecc by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:32pm Do you love nature? Do you love tromping through the woods? Frolicking in the grass? Or even hanging out in city parks? If so, please keep a lookout for disease-bearing ticks, which proliferate from mid-May to mid-August throughout most of the U.S. and parts of Europe. Without your knowing it, a tick can attach itself to you and suck you ... Read on »