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4 hours ago · Lipogranulomatosis lymphadenopathy in Blood Cancers & Disorders

Hello @kimber361, welcome to Connect. I attempted to do some research, but the information out there is a bit vague. However, from what I was able to find, it did seem this condition is often confused for a type of lymphoma, but it is not. If you don't mind sharing, how long ago were you diagnosed, and what did your provider who diagnosed you suggest for moving forward?

4 hours ago · Feeding tube falls out. in Head & Neck Cancer

Hello @ice8plus1, welcome to Connect. You may notice I moved your discussion and combined it with an existing discussion titled, "Feeding tube falls out." I did this so you could meet the members already discussing a similar issue that your sister is experiencing and so you could go back and read some of their previous posts as well. If you are replying by email, click on VIEW & REPLY at the bottom of the notification to see where your discussion is now located and to read previous posts.

@ice8plus1, has your sister brought this issue to the attention of her provider and have they offered any possible reasons or solutions?

5 hours ago · prolapsed bladder improvement in Kidney & Bladder

Hello @misssassy. You may notice I moved your new discussion on prolapsed bladder improvement and combined it with your original discussion of the same title from September of 2019. I'd like to invite @veronicat, @baxtersmom and @gardeningjunkie to this conversation as they have all discussed prolapsed bladder, surgery, and recovery as well in the https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/i-am-looking-to-discuss-prolapse-bladder-or-any-kind-of-prolapse/ discussion. You mentioned in your post from 2019 that you were hoping to lose an additional 20 lbs, how has that weight loss goal come along since September?

8 hours ago · Medications for bipolar that don't cause weight gain? in Mental Health

Hello @sarahzx. I'd like to add my welcome to Teresa's. I would also like to invite a few members who have discussed using seroquel, as well as a few who are living with bipolar disorder. @rainer and @jameshoward have recently discussed seroquel and trying to get off of it for various reasons in the following discussion, https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/getting-off-of-seroquel/. @marjou, @tdib, @pianista, and @renwald have all discussed living with bipolar (https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/bi-polar-issues/) and may have some experience with medications and weight-management concerns.

8 hours ago · Sexual headache in Men's Health

Hello @jmays93, welcome to Connect. A few members discussed experiencing a sexual headache in the past, https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/sex-headache. The discussion is from 2012, but the brief exchange may share similarities to your situation. In that discussion, one member (@gmdavis63) mentions that their experience was exactly as it is described on the Mayo Clinic website (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sex-headaches/symptoms-causes/syc-20377477).

The above link does recommend speaking with a provider and explaining the experience to them in case of the rare chance it is something more urgent. @jmays93, have you mentioned this to a medical provider yet? Was the second time worse or the same as the first? It sounds as though these can come in clusters and disappear just as quickly.

11 hours ago · 20 seizures since oct in Epilepsy & Seizures

Hi @jesselynn01, and welcome to Connect. If you are comfortable sharing a bit more, it may help members better understand what you are experiencing. Have you been diagnosed with epilepsy? Have you been seen in the past but are concerned about an increase in frequency while you are waiting to see a neurologist? Do you know what type of seizures you are having?

11 hours ago · Treatment of allergic rhinitis in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hello @chidanand, welcome to Connect. You mentioned your daughter was observed, does this mean some testing was done to determine it is not seasonal? If you are comfortable sharing, what sort of testing was done? Here is what Mayo Clinic has to say about allergic rhinitis, how it is diagnosed and how it is treated, https://www.mayoclinic.org/departments-centers/allergic-diseases/minnesota/overview/specialty-groups/allergic-rhinitis.

"Allergy and immunology specialists perform a comprehensive evaluation including environmental history and physical. This will include reviewing of outside information provided by the patient. Typically, allergen skin prick testing and rhinoscopy (viewing of the nasal passages, sinuses and upper airway) are also performed."

From what I was able to find, allergic rhinitis can also be referred to as hay fever. Here is additional information to the above info, https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hay-fever/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373045.

Of note, "Montelukast can cause headaches. In rare cases, it has been linked to psychological reactions such as agitation, aggression, hallucinations, depression and suicidal thinking."

@chidanand, are the medications your daughter are on helping at all?

Feb 3, 2019 · Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia and Pain in Brain & Nervous System

Hi @gmaw4, I see that you found the discussion titled, "Shingles and neuropathic pain." I moved your post to this discussion as well so the members discussing this topic could see both of your messages. You mentioned a few other diagnoses as well, I'd like to share a few other discussions you may find worth your time to read through and participate in where you feel comfortable:

– Fibromyalgia pain, https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/fibromyalgia-pain-28e002/
– Bones, Joints & Muscles (group), https://connect.mayoclinic.org/group/arthritis-and-joint-conditions-268850/