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2 days ago · Anyone out there diagnosed with Pudendal Neuralgia? in Brain & Nervous System

Hi, @beve – this article from Mayo Clinic on over the counter sleep aids might be interesting to you https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/sleep-aids/art-20047860. Also, this article might be useful in using the new sleep medication https://www.drugs.com/mtm/zzzquil.html.

I'd encourage you to consider starting a new discussion on ZZQuil in the Mayo Clinic Connect Sleep Health group https://connect.mayoclinic.org/group/sleep-health/, as I'm not seeing any discussions on it. Some instructions on starting a new discussion and some other tips on using Connect are on the Get Started with Connect Page, which you can find in the gray box on the bottom of any Connect page https://connect.mayoclinic.org/get-started-on-connect/. See "How to start a new discussion."

2 days ago · Chronic Illnesses of Millions of Women Left Untreated in Women's Health

@horselover7216 – if you are not feeding through the tube, are you now eating regular solids, etc.?

I thought this thread on starting with a new specialist might be of interest to you and give you some ideas for interacting with your advocate/medical team https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/your-tips-on-how-to-get-off-to-the-best-start-with-a-new-specialist/.

2 days ago · Periodic Limb Movement Disorder in Sleep Health

Hi, @bill54321 – Mayo Clinic Connect is a patient to patient support community, so rather than expert input, what you will find here is "lived experience" from other patients.

If you'd like to consult with Mayo Clinic in Arizona about your condition, you may go to this appointment page http://mayocl.in/1mtmR63 and arrange a medical consult by phone or online.

You said surgery can't be done in your situation. I'm supposing you mean for your right arm? Have the doctors you've seen thus far ruled that option out, then?

3 days ago · How You Experience Autism in Autism (ASD)

@mamacita – also thinking of you and your daughter. Have you come to any further decisions on your daughter and her future care?

3 days ago · Brain injury and Cognitive testing in Brain & Nervous System

@becsbuddy – wow, what gorgeous work! Super impressive.

@iceblue – have you undergone any cognitive testing? If so, what was the experience like?

3 days ago · Thumping in right ear, only triggered by sound in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hi, @mdrake2020 – a couple of other members may have some thoughts to add to this discussion on certain midrange frequencies causing your right ear to thump along with the sound, usually only when they're pretty loud. Please meet @lioness and @imallears.

Is going to your general practitioner or a less expensive express care service to get this checked out a possibility for you, if an ENT visit might be too costly at this time? Have you considered talking to the doctor who prescribed the ranitidine, if you think the ear thumping may be a side effect?

3 days ago · PCOS: what causes it? What treatment? in Women's Health

I'd like to add my welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect, @sehrishagha. I'd also like to point out a couple Connect discussions you might check out:

– On unwanted facial hair in women https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/facial-hair-on-women/

– On acne treatment https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/acne-medication/

I had treatment in college with isotretinoin (Accutane) and then another round of it in grad school. It was ultimately effective, though I had significant drying in my lips and face. Is this a medication you've tried? If so, how did it go for you?

3 days ago · Chronic Illnesses of Millions of Women Left Untreated in Women's Health

@horselover7216 – first of all, I'm glad that you didn't succeed in your attempt to end your life and that you are still alive.

I'm glad you reached out to Mayo Clinic Connect. Though we are not doctors and can't offer a diagnosis as this is a patient to-patient support site, there may be some members on this site who'd have some thoughts for you as you try and sort out all your symptoms and what the doctors are telling you, especially whether at CT scan might add value and whether your condition could be mitochondrial. Please meet @predictable @jenniferhunter @imallears @rarelybees2889 @finnie @peach414144, who may have some input on your symptoms and also in working with your doctors to come to some answers.

@horselover7216 – how are you doing right now? Are you feeling safe?