Search found 98 matches

Search found 98 matches
by Justine Greenwood
Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: general discussions
Topic: fibromyalgia and work
Replies: 1
Views: 2084

Re: fibromyalgia and work

Hi Jenny, Thanks for taking the time to post. I am sorry but this is not my forte. Luckily I do know a really good website for advice and support in this area. The ACAS website has lots of useful information about employment law and the disability guidelines. You can take a look at the website here:...
by Justine Greenwood
Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: general discussions
Topic: Painful lump on top of foot
Replies: 3
Views: 2259

Re: Painful lump on top of foot

Hello again, I am glad you have got your diagnosis and that you are awaiting for referral. Although I can appreciate this doesn't help you right now. After much research, I believe the best things you can do to manage your condition are to take suitable painkillers (ask your local pharmacist for mor...
by Justine Greenwood
Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: gynaecology
Topic: Mirena
Replies: 1
Views: 1488

Re: Mirena

Hello and thank you for post. I can appreciate that this is a difficult and sensitive situation for you and your partner. Given that you are requesting advice on behalf of your partner without her clear consent, I am unable to offer any advice at this time due to data protection and confidentiality ...
by Justine Greenwood
Tue Jan 19, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: general women's health
Topic: Opposite of anaemia??
Replies: 1
Views: 1275

Re: Opposite of anaemia??

Dear Charliegreywolf, Thank you for posting such an interesting question. There are a few different conditions where there are higher levels of red cells than normal. Was the name the GP gave you polycythaemia? If it was, take a look at this website which should answer some of your questions - http:...
by Justine Greenwood
Tue Jan 19, 2016 1:52 pm
Forum: general women's health
Topic: Recurring Cough/Chest Infection
Replies: 3
Views: 1833

Re: Recurring Cough/Chest Infection

Dear Harrison1,

I hope that you do find the websites useful.

I think your suggestion of speaking with the GP to identify any underlying reason is a good idea and I'm sure the GP will be able to give you any further advice.

Kindest regards,

Justine
by Justine Greenwood
Tue Jan 19, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: mental well-being
Topic: Meniere's Disease and Anxiety
Replies: 1
Views: 2410

Re: Meniere's Disease and Anxiety

Dear charliegreywolf, Thank you for your post. Meniere's Disease is a rare condition that affects the inner ear, causing attacks of vertigo (dizziness with a spinning sensation). The cause is unknown. Betahistine is a useful treatment for preventing the attacks. NHS choices also recommends a low sal...
by Justine Greenwood
Tue Jan 19, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: general discussions
Topic: Painful lump on top of foot
Replies: 3
Views: 2259

Re: Painful lump on top of foot

Dear Wippydee, Thank you for your post. I'm to hear you are in pain with your foot lump, that must be very uncomfortable for you. It is quite hard for me to diagnose without seeing the lump. It sounds like it could be a ganglion or cyst from its location, which is a soft tissue mass that occurs spon...
by Justine Greenwood
Tue Jan 19, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: general women's health
Topic: Recurring Cough/Chest Infection
Replies: 3
Views: 1833

Re: Recurring Cough/Chest Infection

Dear Harrison1, Thank you for taking the time to post. I am sorry to hear of your concerns about your back and I also understand how frustrating it must be to have these recurrent infections. It does sound like you've suffered with a bad cough and cold over Christmas. Do you take any medicines at al...
by Justine Greenwood
Mon Jan 18, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: general women's health
Topic: Itchy skin folds
Replies: 2
Views: 1911

Re: Itchy skin folds

Hello Charliegreywolf, Thank you for your post and for explaining your problem. It sounds to me as though you could be suffering from a type of thrush infection caused by the candida yeast. It's also known as intertrigo and often appears on the skin. I'm sure you'll be glad to know that this type of...
by Justine Greenwood
Mon Jan 18, 2016 1:18 pm
Forum: babies and children with eczema
Topic: Baby eczema
Replies: 1
Views: 2833

Re: Baby eczema

Dear whisper91, Thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear your baby is suffering with eczema. I would recommend using an emollient cream as a soap substitute whilst the skin is flaring up. There are also specially formulated bath oils for sensitive skin and those who suffer from eczema. Your local...
Search found 98 matches