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  1. Should I be worried about busting open my c-section stitches?

    I had a c-section on 12/16/11. It is as low down as they could possibly make it, just above where my pubic hair starts, and is horizontal, all the way from one side to the other.

    Yesterday I got...
  2. Am I at risk for busting open my c-section stitches?

    I had a c-section on 12/16/11. It is as low down as they could possibly make it, just above where my pubic hair starts, and is horizontal, all the way from one side to the other.

    Yesterday I got...
  3. Also tonight I just discovered a pink tint again...

    Also tonight I just discovered a pink tint again when I went to the bathroom, and I got some paper and checked an inch or two inside and got back red blood.

    At first I assumed it was because of...
  4. What exactly does the doctor mean by "pelvic rest?"

    I am 10 weeks pregnant, and had some bad pain in my lower abdomen last night, followed by a very light pink tint to my discharge.

    The spotting following pain worried me so I went to see the doctor...
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    Is this a sinus issue or an ear issue?

    Ok I get an earache almost every single time I catch a bug, so this doesn't really worry me, but it's getting quite irritating and I was wondering if anyone could tell me what exactly is going on:
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  6. Question for fellow Animal Crossing: City Folk addicts!

    My town has pear trees. All these gaming sites say that in order to get other fruit trees, you must send a letter to someone who has just moved to your town, and include one of your native fruits....
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    So I just had both scopes done a couple of hours...

    So I just had both scopes done a couple of hours ago. Diagnosis? Crohn's disease. The pics of my intestines don't look anything similar to the pics of normal ones. I can take a pic of the paper...
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    No I haven't seen an endocrinologist. But...

    No I haven't seen an endocrinologist. But tomorrow morning is my first visit to the diabetic specialist, so they may refer me to one? I'm super excited to finally find this out and have the...
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    My doctor said all the levels they tested,...

    My doctor said all the levels they tested, including fasting bloodsugar, were fine. But my A1C was 6.7.

    Um, well I had to scrape the nailpolish off my nail lol. But when I press on it, it turns...
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    Washing my face? That affects my boobs?

    Washing my face? That affects my boobs?
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    Would stopping Metformin cause sore nipples?

    My nipples and the area around them have been sore to the touch for at least 2 weeks now. I mean, I can't even touch them through clothing they hurt so bad.

    There is no way I'm pregnant. I don't...
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    Ok thank you guys :)

    Ok thank you guys :)
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    My family doc said I wasn't yet diabetic. I was...

    My family doc said I wasn't yet diabetic. I was on the verge. They had me on metformin to control my blood glucose levels and help me have periods.

    However yesterday my obgyn finally did say I...
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    Prenatal vitamins and/or Women's One-A-Day?

    Just a quick question :)

    If I normally take a women's one-a-day vitamin and I decide to start taking prenatal vitamins, are they basically the same thing?

    Should only take one OR the other?...
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    I know this thread is old, but I would like to...

    I know this thread is old, but I would like to post the rest of the story.

    I wanted to let you all know that I ended up in the ER again only 2 days after my last post. I went to a more trusted ER...
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    Right now I'm just in tears 24/7 because the back...

    Right now I'm just in tears 24/7 because the back pain in unbearable. I can't take medicine for it because you can only have 3 in 24 hrs and I have to save them for WHEN my fever comes back because...
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    I'm having both procedures done. Colonoscopy AND...

    I'm having both procedures done. Colonoscopy AND the one where they put one down your throat. :)
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    Yeah I have an appointment to set up a...

    Yeah I have an appointment to set up a colonoscopy and whatever it's called when they put a camera down your throat. :(
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    Well right now I'm laying here with a fever...

    Well right now I'm laying here with a fever (waiting for aleve to kick in) and horrible back pain that isn't being touched by medicine. Middle back, not lower. Like the unbearable back pain I had...
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    Update: yesterday, one hour before my doctor...

    Update: yesterday, one hour before my doctor appointment, I started throwing up blood and was told to skip the dr and go to the ER. They ran bloodwork which suggested pancreatitis but the CT scan...
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    Yeah my other 2 affected coworkers just had...

    Yeah my other 2 affected coworkers just had diarrhea and gas and it passed in a day or 2. But they each only ate 2 bars lol. I may end up going to the doc tomorrow if it's not better :(
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    They were not expired. Shortly after getting sick...

    They were not expired. Shortly after getting sick I remembered months ago some of my coworkers complaining about getting sick from granola bars. So I called one of them and asked what brand they had...
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    What if I'm not having diarrhea anymore? I'm just...

    What if I'm not having diarrhea anymore? I'm just feeling like my tummy will burst. Should I still take immodium, or something else?
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    What's wrong with my stomach?

    I did something really stupid. I bought some Kellogg's Fiber Plus granola bars 3 days ago. I wasn't paying attention to the "fiber" part. I just thought they looked good, and they were on sale.

    So...
  25. Thanks guys :) I don't have periods. I'm on...

    Thanks guys :)

    I don't have periods. I'm on 1500mg metformin and 1200mg vitex per day in hopes of conceiving though. Metforming since last September, vitex only since may 7th. I've only had one...
  26. Yeah I can't exactly recall when I started...

    Yeah I can't exactly recall when I started smelling things so intensely. I just know it was at least last week too.
  27. Are there any signs of pregnancy that could show up BEFORE a positive HPT?

    May be a stupid question, but I am curious. Are there any signs/symptoms of pregnancy that can be experienced before you have even gotten a positive pregnancy test?

    For the last few weeks I've...
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    Yeah I take metformin for PCOS and to regulate...

    Yeah I take metformin for PCOS and to regulate blood glucose levels- trying to not become diabetic like the rest of my family, although I'm very close. And I am also already taking levothyroxine for...
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    Nevermind- they answered my question in the...

    Nevermind- they answered my question in the Pregnancy & New Motherhood forum. =)
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    I'm concerned about the possible side effect of...

    I'm concerned about the possible side effect of hair loss. Is this something most women have on vitex, or is it rare? I swear I think my hair has already gotten thinner since starting metformin, so...
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    I've been on metformin since September 09. :) ...

    I've been on metformin since September 09. :)

    Yeah I heard it takes a few months to really start working, which is why I'm so eager to get started! :) :)

    Thanks so much for the link, I will...
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    I have a question about Vitex, please!

    I've read multiple sites about Vitex, and I've purchased some and I'm ready to begin taking it, in hopes of conceiving.

    However, there isn't much information about how much Vitex to take. Each...
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    Quick question about Vitex!

    I've read multiple sites about Vitex, and I've purchased some and I'm ready to begin taking it, in hopes of conceiving.

    However, there isn't much information about how much Vitex to take. Each...
  34. That's the problem. Doctors won't ever tell you...

    That's the problem. Doctors won't ever tell you its okay to take supplements and stuff. My gyno even said not to take evening primrose oil! There's nothing unsafe at all with that! I went from being...
  35. Darn. I was hoping someone had some info/advice....

    Darn. I was hoping someone had some info/advice. I can't ask my doctor since no doctor will advise u to take any supplement because they haven't been evaluated by the fda or whatever. =(

    I guess I...
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    I was hoping someone had some info/advice. I...

    I was hoping someone had some info/advice. I can't ask my doctor since no doctor will advise u to take any supplement because they haven't been evaluated by the fda or whatever. =(
  37. TTC- Can I take Vitex and Metformin at the same time?

    I'm on metformin 1000mg/day to control bloodsugar, to help with my PCOS and no periods/non-ovulation. (I also take Levothyroxine 25mg/day for my thyroid, and evening primrose oil capsules as well as...
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    Can I take Vitex while also taking Metformin?

    I'm on metformin 1000mg/day to control bloodsugar, to help with my PCOS and non-ovulation. (I also take Levothyroxine 25mg/day for my thyroid, and evening primrose oil capsules as well as prenatal...
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    I have the same issue. Mine don't look weird or...

    I have the same issue. Mine don't look weird or unattractive but I have no cleavage. I wear a D or DD depending on the brand of bra, but my breasts are apparently spaced farther apart than most...
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    How to incubate House Gecko eggs?

    My common house gecko laid 2 eggs tonight! We thought we were buying two females, but one turned out to be male LOL! We are so excited about the little ones!

    I have been searching online for info...
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    Have a good rest, and thanks for listening and...

    Have a good rest, and thanks for listening and for the hugs. =)
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    *sigh* thanks =) I'm trying to keep my chin up...

    *sigh* thanks =) I'm trying to keep my chin up but I feel so broken. Maybe I'm more stressed than I realized.

    Also not being able to use my right hand is a bummer too. Due to a stupid...
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    Unfortunately I don't have periods because of...

    Unfortunately I don't have periods because of PCOS. That's where the met comes into play. I've been on met since September 9th, and the dose was doubled a week ago. However, my doc said women like me...
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    Wow okay thanks! I don't want to get all psyched...

    Wow okay thanks! I don't want to get all psyched up about it possibly being pregnancy, just to be let down again... but if it's not the metformin then I can't help but be a little excited to get my...
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    Why can't I stop crying?

    I just cry at the drop of a hat right now! It doesn't feel like it's anxiety-related. I seem to be taking everything people say to me very personally, and everything I see on TV pertaining to...
  46. Um, I don't know how to measure my glucose--i...

    Um, I don't know how to measure my glucose--i don't use a meter, I don't need one yet.

    They are using metformin and proper diet/exercise to prevent me from getting diabetes. (Everyone in my...
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    Had surgery 5 days ago.

    On 11/05/09 I had surgery on the palm of my hand to remove a huge cyst that was pressing on my nerves and tendons, causing numbness in my fingertips and weakness in my hand.

    When I sent home, I...
  48. I forgot a dose of Metformin that I take 2x/day.

    I take 500mg 2x daily of metformin to treat pcos (hopefully to start me ovulating because we're TTC) and pre-diabetes.

    If I forgot to take the lunchtime dose, would it be dangerous to take the...
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    This sounds a little familiar...

    This sounds a little familiar...
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    I would like to add something I forgot that may...

    I would like to add something I forgot that may be relevant.

    Since starting metformin, my cervical mucus (I guess) has changed dramatically. I used to be really dry all the time unless I was...
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