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Redhelen72
MIL has been diagnosed with Vascular Dementia. The advisor rang us yesterday to let us know and talk through the diagnosis, apparently social services will get a referral and will visit her to see... ...
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foggyfoggy
my  pals   step  daughter   stole  a  bank  card    with  draws  money   she  not   entitled  to  use  it   she  willl  not  give  the  bank  card  back   how  can  she  solve  the ... ...
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Samuraisan
I think finally I shall have a knee replacement on one knee. Has anyone had it done ? Are you happy with the result ? I was told by my orthopedic surgeon to wait until it impedes on my quality of... ...
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Patsy33
Hi all, Have any of you had surgery for hiatus hernia? I had mybsecond upper GI endoscopy yesterday, and was told hernia has got larger. So it's been put forward to my Doctor, I should  have... ...
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jourdain2
See G.P. not A&E ....is the mantra. So I did just that re my very painful hip.  (Previous Question) On Sunday morning I moved inadvisedly, trying to get out of bed, and huge pain resulted in my... ...
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construct1245
I've recently developed one, but I've been wearing the same shoes, so I'm not sure what's caused it?
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fruitsalad
Mr Fruit went in to have a reveal device, fitted this morning, now they have decided he may need a pacemaker, waiting to confirm with the consultant, will this be a day surgery as the reveal... ...
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fruitsalad
My Son who is nearly 40 has started getting patches of white/paler skin on his thighs, he's going to show the doctor, but in the meantime does anyone have any ideas, it doesn't itch, and is not... ...
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JinnyJoan
I called over to see sister today and she appeared to be upset.  She didn't tell me anything about this but she had to get a Vabysmo injection into her eye last Wednesday and she said when she... ...
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jourdain2
20 yrs. ago I had a r-hip replacement (in France). I suspected it was beginning to wear when, in autumn 2023, I had to have private physio to free-up some cartilege caught in it.  All well after... ...
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Mags22
Short term course of antibiotics and steroid tablets are causing diarrhoea, is it safe to take Imodium tablets please? 
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JinnyJoan
I was again feeling sorry for myself in 2021 (Covid times) and Chris told me to read the above in google Well I have responded to it in that I have let myself go.  Was in friend's house Tuesday and... ...
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barry1010
Carers' Allowance is currently £76.75 a week and is not intended to replace a carers salary.  The carer cannot earn more than £139 a week after deductions to qualify for the allowance. People in... ...
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Vagus
After having a dexa scan yesterday, it seems I now have osteopenia rather than full blown osteoporosis, which is really good news..and very surprising too! I was diagnosed with osteoporosis about... ...
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hellywelly4
For nearly two months I've had really bad pain in my Iliopsoas (hip flexor muscle). I'm receiving treatment from a chiropractor who helped me a couple of years ago when I had lower back problems,... ...
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joko
(I was just about to call for Sqad ☹ ) For a little while ive noticed that quite often when i, say, step over something, the extra muscle being used in my tum, waist area, causes my leg to shake &... ...
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Tilly2
How much did it cost? Did it hurt? Has it made your hearing much better?
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barry1010
I don't get the chance to walk outside as often as I should so when I do get to walk uphill for any distance I am in agony later with shin crams, possibly shin splints.  I do at least 26 miles a... ...
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smudge
Hi AB'ers - I don't post on here these days, but thought I'd ask for your opinions please. My doctor recently phoned to tell me my cholesterol is very high and prescribed Atorvastatin 20mg. I... ...
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Bazile
I've taken my antibiotic tablet less than two hours after eating - so  not on an empty stomach . Will that have a significant impact /effect on its effectiveness ?    

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