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3 days ago · Arachnoiditis: Trying to find a specialist in Spine Health

@caklady and @ginpain– Welcome!

@ginpain Here is a link to the American Medical Association’s doctor finder https://apps.ama-assn.org/doctorfinder/home.jsp. You can enter your zip code and find a physician or specialist in your area. or Have you considered traveling to one of our Mayo locations?

@caklady, great information! Thank you for sharing your thoughts and experience. Does your doctor think that your numbers will come down even more? What has your treatment consisted of?

Sep 4, 2017 · Metastatic Breast Cancer: Whole brain radiation side effects in Breast Cancer

Hi @karenatmayo. so sorry that you are feeling so miserable. I'm sending some virtual "brighter days" wishes your way.

Here are some resources about brain radiation side effects
– Oncolink http://bit.ly/2lMl78j
– Cancer Research UK http://bit.ly/2lg01lG

@chuck58201, @irishel and @lindalb have discussed radiation and treatment. I hope they will join us in discussion and relate to you what their experiences were.

Sep 14, 2017 · Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hello @freckleface! Thank you for starting this topic and Welcome! We are happy to have you here. I'm sorry you have been dealing with this.

Mayo Clinic Connect is the perfect place for you to connect with others on a similar medical journey. It always feels better to connect with someone who has "been there". Any information shared here will be of great help to another member some day.

I would like to introduce you to others that have experienced similar symptoms as dizziness. Please meet, @makenzie1, @ryman, @tomsaunders and @gailb. I hope they can share some tips on how they coped with the dizziness.

While we wait for others to join the conversation- here is one patient's experience called "Unraveling the Mystery of Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome" from https://sharing.mayoclinic.org/2013/01/15/unraveling-the-mystery-of-semicircular-canal-dehiscence-syndrome/

@freckleface, can you share a little more about yourself? How long have you been dealing with symptoms?

Nov 25, 2018 · Any advice for tapering off oxycodone and/or OxyContin? in Chronic Pain

Hi @patrick17, what is it you're taking pain meds for?

May 9, 2019 · Clicking noise in ear in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hello, @lolly906. Are you working with an ENT to address your hearing loss? Protecting your residual hearing is something you can talk about with a specialist. She/He would also be able to address the clicking you are experiencing. I'm interested to hear what you find out.

Mar 27, 2019 · Question about pink eye (bacterial) in Eye Conditions

Hi @brdwybaby, checking in with you to see how your pink eye is. Did it clear up?

Mar 27, 2019 · Pain by nose and eye when swallowing in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

hello, @emmie86. Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. Sorry to hear you are having to deal with such pain. That must be really tough. Here, in the Mayo Clinic Connect community, we are not medical professionals nor can we diagnose or give medical information.
I can however introduce you to @czechmate, @tuckerdoodle, and @huronshores, All connect members whom have mentioned sinus surgery.
Also, here is some information on sinus specialists that Mayo offers on their webpage. https://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/rhinology-nose-and-sinus/overview/ovc-20426855

Did you see a sinus specialist?

Mar 27, 2019 · Nose hurt on the far left side when i touch it in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hello @zhou103, Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect.

Is pain on your nose when you touch it the only symptom you are experiencing?