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expelling upper abdominal air

drpepper

drpepper
@drpepper

1 hour ago

Somedays it takes hours to get relief from gas-ongoing belching, etc. I have tried various ways to speed the process (need to stop belching before a dental appt. etc) with limited success-- lying on my stomach, hand pressure on stomach, bending toward feet, riding exercise bike, etc. Any suggestions would

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When You Give Blood, You Give Someone Another Holiday–Sammy’s Story

When You Give Blood, You Give Someone Another Holiday–Sammy’s Story

After receiving two bone marrow transplants and 89 blood transfusions, nine-year-old Sammy’s health is on the mend. Over the last year, Sammy spent a lot of time in and out of the hospital—including Christmas Eve. Now that his health is improving, Sammy is looking forward to spending this Christmas

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Can you tell me about the luxurious "suites" that Mayo has?

A relative of mine used it once. They are not covered by insurance, right? And they cost around $700-a-night? I think patients might be interested in knowing about these. I remember that the suite had a chef who walked over to my relative's bed and discussed what food he would

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Save the date for Feel the Beat on October 12!

Save the date for Feel the Beat on October 12!

Mark your calendars for the seventh annual Feel the Beat event on October 12 in Rochester, Minnesota! Feel the Beat is a great way to meet other families in the congenital heart defect world as well as connect with doctors and researchers working on the latest advancements in

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Preparing for you CHD Appointment

Preparing for you CHD Appointment

Being prepared is vitally important to the effectiveness of your Mayo Clinic congenital heart disease visit. But what do you need to send to the clinic before coming to visit? Why is that necessary? And what should you have with you? The answers to those questions, among others,

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Video Q&A about Emerging Treatments for Esophageal Cancer

Join us Thursday, December 20 at 10:15 a.m. CT for a video Q&A with Dr. Terence Sio, Dr. Jonathan Ashman, and Dr. William Rule, radiation oncologists at Mayo Clinic in Arizona,  about esophageal cancer and emerging treatment methods such as proton beam

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Why are epidural steroid injections for back pain limited to only a few a year?

Why are epidural steroid injections for back pain limited to only a few a year?

Originally posted via MayoClinic.Org Epidural steroid injections are usually limited to just a few a year because there's a chance these drugs might weaken your spinal bones

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MDS and Neupogen

jeremy88

jeremy88
@jeremy88

3 hours ago

After an introductory stay in hospital about a year ago I have self injected expensive stuff, neupogen. One jab a week most of the time. $100 a poke. Also more careful about my personal hygiene. I have been okay since.

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Thigh pain after cortisone injection

jehane

jehane
@jehane

3 hours ago

Is the tigh muscle pain normal after being infiltrated with cortisone

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Pulmonary fibrosis

mkcole

mkcole
@mkcole

17 hours ago

Need information

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Cavernous hemangioma removal

I had a craniotomy done in October of 2005 to remove a cavernoma. I had only been diagnosed for 2 months before surgery, it was fairly quick. I was losing feeling in my left leg and arm, I had daily headaches, clumsiness and short term memory loss. The surgery was

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Unknown muscle issue in upper mid-back

sedavey92

sedavey92
@sedavey92

16 hours ago

I've had chronic back pain for 15 years and no one can figure out what's wrong. It started when I was 11 - one night, I woke up in horrible sharp pain, trying anything to relieve it. Relief comes in the form of me moving/adjusting/stretching my back to make my

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Calcium Scoring Test

lainie64

lainie64
@lainie64

5 hours ago

I just had an EKG come back abnormal.....and had a calcium scoring test. My score was 108. My doctor had me come into his office immediately to put me on low does metoprolol and said to take aspirin everyday. I don't have cardiology appointment till Wed. In the meantime I'm

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Does Sleep Apnea cause weird dreams?

jjspokane61

jjspokane61
@jjspokane61

31 minutes ago

I'm wondering if anyone else has dreams about drowning due to sleep apnea? These dreams are part of the reason I went ahead and starting CPAP usage. After 2 weeks on the machine I skipped one night and had that same horrible dream... I'm jumping into the water, I'm under

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Serrated Polyposis Syndrome (SPS)

I am a 61 year old female diagnosed with SPS after my first screening colonoscopy (no symptoms) 3 years ago. I had 3 clearing scopes in 2016 to remove 25+ polyps and am now on a yearly colonoscopy schedule with less than 15 found in 2017 and 2018. If anyone

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