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Visual impairment following migraine by Ernest Babblefield - Thu, 17 Dec 2015 19:24:27 EST ID:y4MjtSBr No.53578 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I had a migraine a few days ago, only the second one in my life, it was preceded by visual impairment in the form of a blind spot in one eye, which I recognized from the first time a few years ago and so took precautions.
In many ways this one was less severe than the first, it was much less painful but included nausea and numbness in my right arm and face.
It lasted maybe 6 hours and I had recovered later that night and was back to my usual business.

However what is worrying me is that normal vision has still not returned to my right eye. It remains blurred and distorted days later. The best way to describe it is blurring and diminished peripheral vision, but only in the right eye, the left one is clear and normal.

I've been reading about it but can't find much information, do you know if this is just a protracted symptom of the migraine and will correct itself, or if I'll have to see a doctor about it?
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Esther Snodgold - Thu, 17 Dec 2015 19:57:01 EST ID:lQLoj1gx No.53579 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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What you have is called Migraine with Aura. Google that.

As for your post-migraine fuckery, I don't know. I also have migraine with aura and I don't remember ever having that. I do get what I call a 'migraine hangover' but that's just me feeling slightly out of it for the rest of the day, like just a smidge stoned.
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Ernest Babblefield - Thu, 17 Dec 2015 22:15:52 EST ID:y4MjtSBr No.53580 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53579
Yeah I know what it's called, I've had it before.
Seems to be pretty common in migraine sufferers and is no cause for alarm, it usually dissipates quickly.
In this case it's sticking around though.
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Molly Mebbermedge - Fri, 18 Dec 2015 03:18:18 EST ID:LFQ0hjfL No.53582 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53580

if the op is really worried id suggest a few milligrams of your favorite /benz/ and sleeping it off, since worrying about it is most likely not helping at all.

>>I call a 'migraine hangover' but that's just me feeling slightly out of it for the rest of the day, like just a smidge stoned.

lol i get that too. pretty pleasant feeling
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Frederick Feppersen - Sun, 20 Dec 2015 04:56:09 EST ID:6uPmXcoD No.53585 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53578
If its making you seriously blind even in a little spot after the migraine is over that's gotta be a bigger problem than a migraine alone there's something else going on with you i would go to a doctor to make sure its not seriousish to be on the safe side


Shingles! by Ian Pushsure - Wed, 16 Dec 2015 17:39:26 EST ID:fJGyMVjN No.53570 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Alright, so I'm suffering an outbreak of shingles, most likely due to stress. I've got the blisters that are starting to pop and scab over.

I've already visited the doctor, I'm on day 2 of an antiviral (valacyclovir) but I forgot to ask him an important question while I was there,

How worried do I need to be about accidentally touching/leaking this pus? I don't want to accidentally spread this shit to my eyes or genitals so every time I accidentally touch that general area I wash my hands. I'm also worried about my bed though, like that I might be leaking pus through my shirt onto my pillow or something while I sleep, do I need to wash my sheets to prevent an outbreak from reoccurring?

I'm just being paranoid right, I mean this virus is always inside those of us who have it, it's just usually dormant. So If I always have it I shouldn't worry about spreading it... or are my paranoid precautions justified and I need to change my sheets soon?

Thanks.
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Ebenezer Drirringway - Wed, 16 Dec 2015 18:36:23 EST ID:/vLIXZIq No.53571 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You will not spread the infection to other parts of your body. You should make sure that no children, un immunized people, or immuno compromised have contact with your lesions and secretions because you can spread it to them.
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Ernest Wimmerlotch - Fri, 18 Dec 2015 01:18:38 EST ID:fJGyMVjN No.53581 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53571

That's a load off of my mind, thanks mate!


How do I fucking sleep by Caroline Cruvingfoot - Tue, 01 Dec 2015 21:41:00 EST ID:Z8nATBj3 No.53526 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I've tried everything. The only thing that consistently works is a small dose of any antipsychotic, i'm currently taking 50mgs of clozapine daily, but that visibly drains emotion out of me, I become unable to laugh and I get fat.
Drinking or large doses of benzos work, I take about 4mg of alprazolam daily, but I can't do them every night. Haven't tried flunitrazepam. I can't really recall if z-drugs worked, but I do recall using them and still staying awake. Melatonin doesn't work either, and i'm currently testing out agomelatine and by itself it also doesn't get the job done.
What can I do to get some shut-eye for the love of god
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Thomas Buzzridge - Thu, 10 Dec 2015 12:00:49 EST ID:LmamKjAL No.53556 Ignore Report Quick Reply
http://www.collective-evolution.com/2015/02/12/what-years-of-anxiety-insomnia-taught-me-about-how-to-effectively-deal-with-it/
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Martha Greenworth - Thu, 10 Dec 2015 21:31:46 EST ID:jk85xcUV No.53558 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>collective-evolution.com
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A Wizard - Tue, 15 Dec 2015 20:21:22 EST ID:FrVU8puz No.53569 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53526

Well, I have other more complicated and medical sounding ideas, but fuck it.

#1 Have some sex.
#2 Smoke a good bowl of heady sleepy weed.
#3 Begin eating a whole pie.

I usually fall asleep before the end of #3, often at only the half way point.
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William Chenkinfeg - Thu, 17 Dec 2015 19:10:11 EST ID:cKCjktJN No.53576 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53531
Mirtazapine will make you absolutely starved for food. Will you sleep? YES. Will you gain 40-50 pounds in a month? Most likely. Will power plays a role, of course. But anyone who is taking a sleeping pill in the first place is going to be low in will power in the first place (no offense, seriously, I take 25 mg of Trazodone to sleep).

After a month of Mirtazapine, I told my doctor "nope". It's not just about weight gain, the insatiable hunger it causes is very distracting and causes you to wake up in the middle of the night in order to eat. I never took Mirtazapine and slept through the night, I always woke up hungry.

If you're aiming for a sleep aid, I recommend Trazodone. It's heavy like benadryl, but not so aggressive. It gets the job done and I've been able to take it as needed for many years, no side effects from suddenly stopping or starting again. Any doc who prescribes Mirtazapine will prescribe Trazodone, and he may even suggest it.
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William Chenkinfeg - Thu, 17 Dec 2015 19:11:48 EST ID:cKCjktJN No.53577 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53576
p.s. I am also convinced by my own experience that Mirtazapine alters the way the body processes calories, because I am on a very strict diet and I still gained 10 pounds in two weeks on the medication, despite not changing a single eating habit and exercising regularly. Went from 181-200 pounds.


The Grand 420 Rounds by Vehk !7HYGxe5v5c - Fri, 30 Oct 2015 10:59:35 EST ID:aOkivDog No.53357 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I've noticed that there is not a significant amount of content devoted purely to clinical medicine on this board (much more material about strange dick spots and inhaled insects, which is also interesting, but repetitive after a while).

Thus, I've come up with the an idea.

Enter; the grand 420 rounds.

Every week, I'll post a new case study, and /med/ must attempt to perform a differential diagnosis and solve the case, either preventing or explaining the patient's death. I have the answers to each study, and will be providing hints in the right direction for each case if a certain amount of time elapses without project.

It should be fun for everyone and productive for those here involved professionally in Healthcare. I won't be using the same book every time and will mix it up with some more creative case studies as time goes by. If anyone has a copy of the book + answer sheet, please don't spoil.

For our first question, we have an interesting but straightforward case - the answer is more obvious than you think. Why did this gentleman of the road die, and how could it have been prevented?

Have fun, nerds.
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Martin Duckspear - Mon, 07 Dec 2015 22:37:57 EST ID:/vLIXZIq No.53541 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53536 Was reading your answer and realized i fucked up the presentation (sorry about that). Your right about bilious emesis being suggestive of GI obstruction bellow the Duodenum (didnt mean to convey that). Also right about a sunken fontanel being consistent with dehydration (little guy is not getting enough in and loosing too much through vomit). His labs show a hypochloremic metabolic alkilosis (loosing too much hydrochloric acid / stomach secretions). I was going for pyloric stenosis. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyloric_stenosis). An "olive" mass is a classic exam finding for this. Also right about diagnostic study; ultrasound is study of choice (if this baby showed up and you ordered that you would safe his life).

>>53535 Right about intervention; call a surgeon to cut the pyloris.
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Vehk !7HYGxe5v5c - Wed, 09 Dec 2015 09:09:27 EST ID:yNntISn5 No.53549 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>53533

Hey, guys. Sorry I dropped this and it's great to see if it going again. I'll drop in a case sometime after the next one is solved and try to contribute.
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Vehk !7HYGxe5v5c - Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:40:11 EST ID:neuPHath No.53567 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>53357

Jessica, a 22-year-old student, comes to see you, her internist, because over the last three or four months she has been feeling increasingly tired. Initially, she thought that this was due to stress, but over the last month she has developed a rash on her face and neck and has pain in her hands. Upon questioning, she also reports joint stiffness inthe mornings and recurrent painless sores in her mouth.
On physical examination you note that Jessica is slightly hypertensive (blood pressure 150/95). In addition, she has three small ulcers in her mouth and has skin rashes, the latter consisting of an erythematous, indurated
rash on her checks and bridge of her nose that spares the nasolabial folds and a second erythematous rash with small circumscribed elevations and discoloration on the sun-exposed areas of her neck and upper chest. Finally, she also has evidence of bilateral swelling and stiffness in her metacarpophalangeal joints that is consistent with arthritis.

  1. What is the diagnosis?
  2. Present a rough sketch of how treatment should proceed.
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Ebenezer Drirringway - Wed, 16 Dec 2015 18:44:46 EST ID:/vLIXZIq No.53572 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>53567
Holy Shit Lupus???
Malar rash/rash to sun exposed areas (photosensitive rash). Decreased energy (secondary to autoimmune hemolytic anemia), high blood pressure (kidney involvement, lupus nephritis).

Obtain antinuclear antibody levels to confirm.
Treat with steroids
Start her on hydroxycholorquine
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Vehk !7HYGxe5v5c - Thu, 17 Dec 2015 18:42:01 EST ID:8aSHIX6j No.53575 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>53572

Mah nigga. It is, finally, for once, lupus.

Systemic Lupus Eythematosus with lupus nephritis.

Quick call, stay tuned comrades, I'll be back with something to give you a proper challenge, such as we had in the halcyon days of the road-bound gentleman.

Read your books of internal medicine, chainsmoke cigs while marathoning House, and keep the fire lit inside you.


Small amount of shit in blood by Isabella Geffingwark - Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:50:03 EST ID:Jf1odO/c No.53518 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I've been occasionaly getting small amounts of blood in my shit for a very long time.

It's very bright red and the amounts are usualy very small. Most of the time there is no pain accompanied with it. Sometimes my asshole or the are inside immediatedly inside just kind of tingles a bit.

I went to the doctor once and they couldn't find pretty much anything except possible hemorhoids.

But I've been wondering if that's reall all there is to it. I also have loose, but not quite liquid, shits very often. I don't think I eat a particularily fiber-deprived diet either.

I don't have other gastrointestinal problems as far as I know.

I know this all must sound kinda weird since blood in shit is apparently considered pretty severe...it's just so, I don't know, minor with me?
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David Tootwill - Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:31:05 EST ID:Fsddn2MF No.53525 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>53524
To clarify: you're seeing the blood even after your non-hard poops? Do you see it after your soft or runny poops?
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Sidney Chubblespear - Wed, 02 Dec 2015 04:27:31 EST ID:Jf1odO/c No.53527 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53525
more often with the runny poops. In fact I just took a pretty explosive liquid shit and there was a bit of blood when I wiped. I think it's the, uh, more explosive nature of liquid shits that's causing it. It's straining my rectum too much.
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A Wizard - Wed, 09 Dec 2015 16:34:17 EST ID:x1dwROX3 No.53551 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53527

See a doctor already man. These things can get worse, regardless of what the problem is, and they all lead to other problems. Suck it up and get this fixed properly.

And Guy, I'm A Wizard and you can quote me on this. If your shitter is bleeding, SEE A DOCTOR!
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A Wizard - Wed, 09 Dec 2015 16:35:32 EST ID:x1dwROX3 No.53552 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53551

Sorry for doublepost, got a bit of opium on my weed apparently.

See a BETTER doctor.
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Albert Fommlebury - Thu, 17 Dec 2015 17:27:52 EST ID:QSUajFLe No.53574 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53522
Fiber never helps when you are shitting blood. I don't know where the fuck this comes from but fiber is a bulking agent. It makes shit bigger. To a point it can help to increase bowel movements to a degree because the intestinal movement is more efficient with larger stools than with water or thin stool. With something solid to push, it can get it out faster/more regularly. That said, you only need 10g of fiber a day for the average person. Anything more will only exacerbate OP's problem.

Given that there is no pain, I would normally say it is a fissure but given that it has been going on over a long period of time, that isn't the mostly likely cause.

>Bright red.
Lower area bleeding.
>No pain.
Inside the anus or higher. There are no nerves in certain areas of the rectum. I am not sure exactly where they start and end but generally, anything above the outer sphincter won't have painful sensations.


Are the few solid stools narrow? Are the dime sized? Quarter sized? Lime sized?

How old are you as well?
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anyone? by Shit Crozzledale - Sun, 13 Dec 2015 04:41:30 EST ID:mGpPNktT No.53563 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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here a personal trainer? Im studying to get certified in it and nutrition. how hard is the test? anything i should really know in general?
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Samuel Brookspear - Sun, 13 Dec 2015 23:12:39 EST ID:FFtUXNqx No.53565 Ignore Report Quick Reply
http://boards.420chan.org/ana
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Nathaniel Mennerbut - Mon, 14 Dec 2015 00:54:41 EST ID:DsNeYsJB No.53566 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53565
>AND Nutrition, plus with my CEC's im going for other courses later as well


Craving sugar? by Jenny Muttingspear - Sat, 28 Nov 2015 15:01:07 EST ID:UR971sHr No.53512 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I find myself craving sugar to the point that I will drink milk just because of the lactose in it.

I don't normally eat lots of sugar. I don't even have sugar with my coffee and tea. I only get it from milk, fruit and honey. No dessert. No cake. No biscuits. Of course I get glucose from bread and pasta and stuff.

Today I did not consume any fruit nor honey. I drank a glass of milk and now I'm sort of craving something sweet.

Is this something to be worried about?
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Sidney Fangerhitch - Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:36:37 EST ID:tmdJ+EgM No.53515 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53512
I don't know, I love ice cram and chocolate and stuff. I will eat a lot of sweet things
every now and then, like I put ice cream in breakfast cereal. I see no real issue.
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Martin Semblespear - Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:59:01 EST ID:CO+s6Jm1 No.53516 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Some psychiatric medications I take cause me sugar cravings. Are you on any medication at all, for anything?

Sugar is addicting. Once some people develop a taste for it (eating it over a period of a few days), they may have trouble controlling their impulse to FEED. FEEED.

I am sure it is dietary related. Your body wants sugar for some reason. They say that people who do too many math problems in a row can become violent if they don't consume sugar because of the brain runs on it and math is one of the most energy-wasting things in the brain
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CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Mon, 07 Dec 2015 18:36:02 EST ID:JSWb2jau No.53539 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If you don't experience any other negative symptoms and the sugar cravings don't interfere with your life, it's probably not a serious problem. You could get your blood sugar tested if you're concerned. I crave sweet stuff often too; I think it's from having an extensive supply of chocolate and candy within reach at all times when I lived with my parents. On my own, I don't buy as many sugary snacks, but I still crave them.
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A Wizard - Wed, 09 Dec 2015 16:39:19 EST ID:x1dwROX3 No.53553 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53512

If you're craving something, you're probably lacking something in your diet that is associated with that flavor.

The obvious choice for "sweet" is fruit, though you do seem to have a restricted diet. You might just be craving something that's occasionally in your diet that is unusually sweet for it's nature, like a scone I donno. It's your diet.

Easiest thing I can think of to do is to go to a large buffet tonight and sample everything that seems appetizing.
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Eliza Bladgenore - Sun, 13 Dec 2015 14:35:37 EST ID:HGXhQlWm No.53564 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53553
this sounds to be what makes the most sense. you said you don't normally eat a lot of sugar, so it's possible your body is requesting a little more of it.

what I was going to suggest is that sometimes taste buds change, man, ya know? think about some foods that you remember not liking throughout your life that now you eat without thinking about, and started eating more and more of over time?

I, personally, have a huge sweet tooth and the majority of my diet is definitely sugar, so you saying that milk is one of the sweetest things you crave sounds off to me. I drink milk to wash down the meals worth of chocolate I eat in one sitting.

treat yourself.


Here's another one if you want to keep playing: by Martin Duckspear - Mon, 07 Dec 2015 22:55:45 EST ID:/vLIXZIq No.53542 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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A 10 year old female presents to your clinic with a 3 day history of vomiting, generalized aches and decreased energy. She has always been healthy; but when looking back at your records you notice she has lost 10 lbs since her last check up visit (had a lowish BMI to begin with). You ask about other symptoms and discover she has been having to get up to use the bathroom at night (multiple times) for the last week and a half. On examination she is ill appearing, responsive but slow to give you answers, she is having deep somewhat irregular respiration. Her breath smells off, a mixture of fruit and nail polish.
You order a urinalysis suspecting a urinary tract infection; but there are no white blood cells, bacteria, or nitrites. However there are 3+ (lots) of ketones. You check basic electrolytes and find a bicarb of 7 (very low; suggesting acidosis). You direct her to the nearest emergency department for treatment.

1) Diagnosis? What else is present in your urinalysis and abnormal electrolyte panel (typically has Glucose, sodium, potassium, chloride, BUN, creatinine)?
2) What medicine does this patient need?
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Martin Duckspear - Mon, 07 Dec 2015 22:56:45 EST ID:/vLIXZIq No.53543 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53542 FUCK this was for the grand rounds thread. Sorry.
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Archie Pickcocke - Tue, 08 Dec 2015 22:28:11 EST ID:6uPmXcoD No.53547 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bitch is hypoglycemic either diabetes or some other reason
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George Waddleshit - Wed, 09 Dec 2015 12:27:26 EST ID:mrBbFDVS No.53550 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53542

acidoses due to diabetus

bit weird though because shes so young and it usually takes some time to develop
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Beatrice Fobbleshit - Sat, 12 Dec 2015 02:21:18 EST ID:FFtUXNqx No.53560 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53550

Type 1 diabetes, nigra. The "deep somewhat irregular respiration" is Kussmaul breathing, a symptom of type 1.
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Hannah Goffinglire - Sat, 12 Dec 2015 13:07:43 EST ID:/vLIXZIq No.53561 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Diabetic keto acidosis, likely Type ! diabetes
>>53543 Hyperglycemic; insulin is needed to move glucose into cells; with a lack of insulin there is excess glucose in serum.

>>53550 Because cells can not utilize carbs for energy the body shifts to metabolism of lipids (fats) which generates large amounts of ketones (thats why she has ketones in urine) which shifts serum pH to acidic ranges.

Shes actually not that young. Classically Type 1 DM developed before puberty


>>53560 Correct, the Kussmaul breathing results from the acidosis. This patient is trying to compensate by breathing off excess CO2.

Your other labs would show Glucose in urine and elevated glucose in serum. Additionally your serum potassium might be high (insulin shifts potassium into cells), although you may have a total body deficit of potassium.

This patient needs fluids and insulin administered intravenously.


Sleeping a metric fuckton and being tired all the time by Archie Pickcocke - Tue, 08 Dec 2015 22:37:03 EST ID:6uPmXcoD No.53548 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I need some help figuring out wtf is wrong with me and what i can do to fix it.

I'm very tired and fatigued during the day and generally just sluggish. I sleep for around 14 hours a night and usually take a nap during the day aswell. If i'm up and around doing something like working or jogging i'm fine but the fatigue feeling comes back as soon as i get stationary. At night when i lay down to go to sleep even though i'm very tired it takes me hours to fall asleep. But once i am asleep, its extreeeeeemely difficult for me to wake up. Its not unusual for me to sleep 20 hours and still have to force myself to wake up and its agonizing.

So what's wrong with me? My diet is good, and i've only been experiencing this for a little less than a year. I've tried cutting out alcohol and benzodiazepines and that had no effect. I'm pretty sure its not hypoglycemia because i keep a good diet, my blood pressure and heart rate are both normal also. I plan to see a doctor but i imagine all they're going to do is tell me if i have hypothyroidism or not and i don't think i have that.
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Thomas Buzzridge - Thu, 10 Dec 2015 12:02:51 EST ID:LmamKjAL No.53557 Ignore Report Quick Reply
are you depressed son


What do these symtptons point toward? Diabetes? by Nicholas Bockledotch - Mon, 07 Dec 2015 01:44:16 EST ID:QTVDJk9R No.53537 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So for a long time I would occasionally wake up with no feeling in one or both hands from sleeping on them. Give it a minute maximum and this would pass.

However, in the last 2 months or so I started to get healthier. Down to 1 cigarette a day, really active job. Do press ups, pull ups every day and 1x cardio a week. The numbness/pins and needles got worse though?

I wake up with completely dead hands that feel like they take ages to allow the blood back in. 2 minutes maximum maybe? I'm the deepest sleeper ever though, a complete dead weight so I don't know if I just fall asleep on them for a long time.

Sometimes when I sit on the edge of my bed playing video games or on the toilet with my feet flat on the ground they go numb or start to feel a bit dead?

I cannot work out why. Googled it and freaked myself out a bit with all types of things like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Diabetes?

My body fat is naturally really low. I'm 6ft 2 (189cm) but I only weigh about 70kg. Almost entirely of muscle, I'm not unhealthy though. I eat very well. Lots of fruits and vegetables and water. Almost no sweets or sodas. I have a very high amount of carbohydrates in my diet in the week but only for energy at work which I need. It all gets burnt off. Read something about linking high carbohydrate intake and diabetes somewhere though?

Will arrange a doctors appointment today but just wondering you guys input? I'm actually quite worried, I feel like my my circulation shouldn't be this bad?

Thanks in advance!
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CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Mon, 07 Dec 2015 21:18:34 EST ID:JSWb2jau No.53540 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I'm taller and lighter than you and often have this problem too. I always guessed it was from a combination of lots of sitting in the same position, little exercise, and stimulants. But if you frequently use your muscles and don't do drugs besides tobacco... hmm... it's probably, uh... I really don't have a clue. I'm interested in reading what the doctor says after you go in for a visit though. Hopefully it's something as simple as easily pinched nerves from being skinny.

Don't get too worked up about diabetes or carpal tunnel syndrome just yet; there's not much you can do until you actually know the root of the problem.
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Ghengis Dong - Tue, 08 Dec 2015 14:32:44 EST ID:EAKxA/Rd No.53545 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53537
I've had this for years. I also notice it more when I'm more physically active. What's your resting heart-rate and blood pressure? Mine is usually around 90bpm and 9X/6X, I always thought low blood pressure contributed to it. Do you also get head-rushes when you stand and are you a back/front sleeper?


Ingrown nail? by Nigel Femblewat - Sun, 29 Nov 2015 17:13:43 EST ID:WuB0tdon No.53513 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey /med/ I smashed my finger pretty badly several months ago, had to get 11 stitches and now there is a gnarly scar. It's all healed but on one side the skin is slightly starting to grow over the side of the nail.

Is this a problem?
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Sidney Fangerhitch - Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:33:27 EST ID:tmdJ+EgM No.53514 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>53513
I mashed my finger while splitting wood, not broken but a overly-heavy heavy log.
Which should not have been offered for home firewood. Could see the bone as it split it open. It did leave a nice indentation in my finger but since is far less noticeable today. No issues aside from losing my fingernail after a while which grew back just fine. Anyway I would say that should be looked into pretty soon.
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Isabella Hublingfoot - Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:34:37 EST ID:I6bOlkS6 No.53521 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Only if the nail breaks the skin and prevents it from healing which leads to an infection. I've never heard of someone getting an ingrown fingernail. I've had 3 ingrown toe nails. If the skin isn't broken it isn't ingrown. If the skin heals it isn't ingrown.

Man I'm glad the last two times I had my toe nail break the skin it healed. I don't know what is different than the other three times it got infected. I have some kind of natural immunity to Novocaine so it is a bitch to get them removed.


When I take a nap, I wake up with a headache by Hugh Bickleson - Mon, 30 Nov 2015 02:02:38 EST ID:CO+s6Jm1 No.53517 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Happens every time. If I go to sleep on at night without any naps in the day, this never happens.

WHY


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