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Search found 12 matches
by cathytoss
Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on Bowel issues & IBS
Topic: diarrhea to constipation to both
Replies: 1
Views: 1050

diarrhea to constipation to both

hello! i was diagnosed with ibs-d in 2009, but also took a SeHCAT retention test then, which came out as moderate to severe malabsorption. the gastro said the scans were not diagnostic at the time, so the dx stood at ibs-d. my gp had been working as if the scan was dx and i was responding well with ...
by cathytoss
Wed Nov 18, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Eczema
Topic: diagnosed as eczema
Replies: 1
Views: 556

diagnosed as eczema

Hello! I'm fifty years old, female. I have a patch of skin, well, two, one on my thigh just above my right knee slightly off center and on on my upper left arm sometimes over the shoulder. not usually at the same time, the skin gets red hot and slightly raised and maniacally itchy. early on, i was i...
by cathytoss
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Post natal vulval and perineal states
Replies: 3
Views: 1124

Re: Post natal vulval and perineal states

I just found what used tho be called 'women's health' has become the 'pelvic health physiotherapy team'. I thought they had just disappeared. They were the ones who were my first confidence boost: "that's not a dent, it's a divot. Nope, that's an actual hole."
by cathytoss
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Post natal vulval and perineal states
Replies: 3
Views: 1124

Re: Post natal vulval and perineal states

Thanks for that. Sometimes it's just a confidence boost needed to overcome doubts tho ask fir the help. We'll see if that's what was needed!
by cathytoss
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: general
Topic: Post natal vulval and perineal states
Replies: 3
Views: 1124

Post natal vulval and perineal states

Hello! I gave birth vaginally about eleven and a half years ago. Things didn't quite go to plan and i ended up on my back and then episiotomy and grabbers... he's doing great, started upper school this year. But. My stitches didn't hold and 'repair' wasn't done until he was almost four and the first...
by cathytoss
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis
Topic: fingernails, psoriasis?
Replies: 2
Views: 696

Re: fingernails, psoriasis?

ah, sorry if i wasn't clear. I have been diagnosed as having psoriasis, from what has been seen on both the skin ( usually my elbows, sometimes my knees) and on my nails (the mild pitting I've had before). I've never felt so unwell before (joint pains and strained tendons and muscle twists and fatig...
by cathytoss
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis
Topic: fingernails, psoriasis?
Replies: 2
Views: 696

fingernails, psoriasis?

hello! I've been told before that when my nails were pitted it was oddly related to the scaly patches on my elbows. however, I now have lines going... parallel to the cuticle? on every nail. and pits. and in general I'm feeling worse (I'm also hypothyroid ). I've never had my nails this mangled, esp...
by cathytoss
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: The Urology Foundation - Problems Peeing
Topic: narrowing down the cause?
Replies: 1
Views: 1930

narrowing down the cause?

hello! let's see... i've got a number of urogynae things going on. I went to a heavy menstrual bleeding clinic, and turned out i have fibroids in a anteverted uterus, i had a three inch (gah, yes, inch, it was scary to see) that was holding my cervix open, i seem to get an infected um, is it called ...
by cathytoss
Tue Jul 16, 2013 1:35 pm
Forum: bowel problems
Topic: chronic diarrhoea every time I eat a meal
Replies: 6
Views: 6065

Re: chronic diarrhoea every time I eat a meal

thank you very much! i will consult with my gp (gastro has discharged me in frustration). Can you suggest a particular sequestrant? I've had cholestyramine, colesevelam, and colestipol. I'll work on that first, and then ask about retesting at colorectal. thanks for hanging on through the storm! kind...
by cathytoss
Sun Jul 14, 2013 10:10 pm
Forum: bowel problems
Topic: chronic diarrhoea every time I eat a meal
Replies: 6
Views: 6065

Re: chronic diarrhoea every time I eat a meal

Urgle. sorry, i don't always remember everything that's happened. Before I had the biofeedback, i had a ... test... can't remember what it was called, but it was to show what the muscles were like, to see if anything had ripped or torn. I had an open episiotomy wound for about three years following ...
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