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False positives

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- Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:02:27 EST TZwgB4I+ No.55873
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Would Hep A and Hep B falsely show up on tests because of Hep A and B vaccinations?
David Fuckingwell - Mon, 02 Sep 2019 00:06:18 EST 9WHzPyk5 No.55897 Reply
For a short time. 3 weeks I assume from reading about it. I beleive they take intermittent tests in the meantime. best bet is get tests before vaccination if you don't thuink you could have been exposed. Traveling, employment hazards
would be taken into consideration .

Tense when breathing

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- Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:51:18 EST XxZd0otf No.55870
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my conscious breathing always causes my body to tense up, especially the pc and back/shoulder muscles. More so when breathing in, and easier to relax when breathing out. But I think whats normal for most is to be able to relax the body irregardless of when one is breathing in or out. for me its like when I want to breath in through my nose, automatically my body tenses up and especially the pc muscle. the pc/bc muscle is constantly twitching throughout the day but its not big of a hassle, but would like to be able to relax ... basically somehow programmed to tense some muscles involountary when breathing in and its hard to figure out how to simply relax the body independent of wether breathing in or out ... One time i took that speed drug and it was like i was more relaxed and had better control of body-relaxation and i could more easily see those automatic tense mechanisms , although had to be very focused ...

anyone else hav this experience?
Jarvis Goodforth - Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:03:03 EST 8PECjHmy No.55874 Reply
Could be anxiety. The amphetamine though does dilate bronchial airways in the lungs and among other things can give one a sense of euphoria, or well being. Which could possibly have helped with anxiety as well. Maybe try to acquire an
anti-anxiety medicine. Like a benzodiazapine and see if maybe anxiety may be causing difficulty relaxing and breathing as you should.

Environment, allergies, can cause breathing difficulties. Maybe try an an anti-histimine, benedryl. As for the amphetamine relation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pseudoephedrine you can get over the counter at your pharmacy. If one of these work, that may help narrow down what is causing issues, if they are related to anxiety or something like allergies. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is often used for anxiety.
Hedda Crendleville - Sun, 01 Sep 2019 02:59:24 EST 0dZl6IQM No.55893 Reply
Surprisingly, the common "take deep and slow breaths" to calm anxiety naturally can actually cause anxiety in some people!

OP do you sit at a desktop a lot? Sometimes doing nothing because some process is going on but you have to stay there in case something goes wrong? One will find oneself finding false ideas about the most regular things and then it gets into anxiety. The back/shoulder muscles thing tells me something like that could be occurring, especially if your chair isn't the kind you bought after trying 30 at Staples, you gotta find one that follows computer ergonomics and that fits your body best, believe me...and sometimes it's necessarily the 800 dollars battlestations chairs, the one I use right now costed 120 bucks and it was the one I felt most comfortable in.

Fluid in ear taken care of. Now ear pressure and nasal spary.

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- Tue, 06 Aug 2019 02:31:41 EST Hq9wBV13 No.55847
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For the most part, my ear is much better condition relative to where it was in my previous thread. I do have some significant pressure buildup in the ear though, along with Fluticasone spray. I was told to pop my ears often throughout the day and the pressure would subside over time. It is cathartic but, is there much risk or a possibility of overdoing it?
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Eliza Wendleway - Wed, 07 Aug 2019 04:33:33 EST SJA/K84t No.55851 Reply
I can at times feel my ears pop simply riding an elevator. Or rapid altitude differences.
I assume there could be certainly overdoing it. Once the pressure buildup
ends, it's like wow. Wondering, if the spray you are currently taking is working
for the best results. Too much, too little, other options as far as the medication treating these.
Ian Nannerhall - Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:35:40 EST 4UkLCdMc No.55878 Reply
wtf im taking the same thing for the same problem
told me it is really eustation tubes.
said the spray for like a month because its a steroid or something and takes forever to start working

try not to violently pop your ears. its still a loud noise
Hedda Crendleville - Sun, 01 Sep 2019 02:53:23 EST 0dZl6IQM No.55892 Reply
We have Flonase (and a home brand) we can ask the pharmacist for OTC nowadays here, since 2019 allergy season was known to be particularly awful, I can attest to that. Now summer's almost over and I only ordered new filters for my air filtering device, which I recommend you have some kind of. It's quite cheap, the home brand fluticasone is just 18 bucks, do you recommend it for somebody with sinus / left facial sinus and some Eustachian tube dysfunction. I got something real annoying, that does get better with time, called Tubular Dysfunction, which means your physical configuration of those facial structures are naturally a bit defective and build up and release of pressure is a very common thing.

I know it didn't help with allergies when my ex-ENT (got rid of him after the surgery he's done on my nose, had he went just a bit farther I'd be stuck with something called Empty-Nose Syndrome, but as I saw the 2 procedure sheets I had to read and then sign, one was "cauterization" which is basically breaking your nose cartilage like a punch in the face, and the other, the reason why I got surgery, deviated septum. Thankfully, I refused to do the cauterization, the Doc didn't mention it and I didn't feel good about having sides of my mucus membranes in the nose to be removed, but he went ahead anyway and stopped halfway when he was informed, while I was knocked out on the operating table that I didn't sign for that surgery.

Then the 5 days with huge metal prongs in my nostrils, which I had to go back to the hospittal for him to pull out, it hurt significantly on the left side of my nose as he did that and since then the "Tubular Dysfunction" started, apparently. At least I was prescribed a lot of 60/300 codeine pills, as an opiate naive person, taking 3-4 of those was enough to make most of my post-surgery time quite the vacation.

Had he only prescribed me some strong antihistamine like promethazine, hydroxyzine, hell even cyclizine was still available back in 2003, come to think of it, the best of them all Triprolidine was too, but nope, you're allergic to birch, I'll give you a nasal spray...uhm...when that didn't work then it was time for surgery to him.

Salivary Overload - Dentist problem

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- Mon, 05 Aug 2019 10:23:29 EST sbcQ64zL No.55845
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I got a fear of salivating too much at the dentist. As a result I salivate even more, the more I focus on it.

It sounds silly as I write it but believe me, it's absolute hell.

My dentist had the toughest time operating on me last time. It was an absolute mess. The products he used to fill my cavity were all failing to stick. He tried about all of them. He was afraid the analgesia was going to wear off. I've never seen him so panicked. It was nerve-wrecking for the both of us and awfully uncomfortable as I had such trouble breathing while all of it was going on. He managed to fill the cavity but it was messy. The filling fell out just a few weeks afterwards.

I need to go to the dentist again but I'm awfully scared. It really was that bad.

How on earth can I make it so I do not salivate this much? I cannot NOT think about it once it's entered my mind. And it will.

How can I even overcome a fear that actually seems justified in this instance?

I really don't know what to do.
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Betsy Suzzleshit - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 21:24:54 EST KpHofzle No.55854 Reply
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/med/, we have failed. It was so obvious all along. I prescribe you two full shots of marijuanas to induce acute cotton mouth.
Ian Nannerhall - Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:29:49 EST 4UkLCdMc No.55877 Reply
what type of shitty assistants does he have. Could just have someone keep suction you could just get really dehydrated. like no drinking morning to evening or the night before should get cottonmouth. drink a bunch when you are done and its no praaablem
also I do not think he was prepared. Extra saliva has gotta be something they train for.
he knows now so he should solve it. or maybe... sol-ive-ol it
Hedda Crendleville - Sun, 01 Sep 2019 02:34:38 EST 0dZl6IQM No.55891 Reply
The technician doesn't hold a saliva aspirator in your mouth when going to the dentist? If not, change dentists...

As for myself, I don't know what happened, but 3 years ago after tripping on 4-aco-dmt, at the tail end of the trip I started producing extreme amounts of saliva so much I had to keep a garbage bin next to me to spin into. It continues to this day, I buy about 200 bucks of ENTEX LA a year, at least since I get it on a prescription, I don't pay sales taxes, that's the way it is with government med insurance for aisles products. It's 800mg guaifenesin and 60mg pseudoephedrine and is released over 12 hours. That coupled with an antihistamine, I got a script for Atarax 50mg (hydroxyzine) that I already had for suboxone related nausea, I'm out of ORT and got rid of Suboxone when I was switched to the pain clinic and weening myself off over 8 years, now I get 60mg generic oxycontins (Oxycodone-CR) every 12 hours, proved my ass off I can use opioids responsibly. Benadryl 50mg works okay too.

But the best thing I ever had for this excessive saliva issues, which is paradoxical, they all say oh you never had much cavities ( I had 2 tiny ones in between teeth beforre getting on the Subs, started at 12mg, dropped to 10, then 8, then 6, then 4, it started to be difficult between 2-6mg, we should have 1mg pills, they won't script even numbers of mgs of suboxone, so the pharmacy wouldn't just cut 2mg pills in half for me, but dissolving it in bacteriostatic water for 2mg to 0.5mg helped at jumping out.

I don't know what my problem is, it seems related to both the sinuses and the larynx, so it could be the ever elusive Laryngopharyngeal Reflux, a bunch of things, which makes finding out quite problematic. Next step is having tube stuck up my nose and throat, that makes me extremely nervous, just the feeling of having stuff crawling up my nose and face bothers me. But the technician told me that if it bothers me that much, they'll give me an Ativan 2mg.

Dentists do script Ativan, Xanax, Valium etc. for people with dentistry phobia, it's common and they don't mind normally. It's too bad too many of them don't use nitrous anymore and spare us the whole exercise, in a city of 200k, there is one dentist who uses it, all others use lidocaine, marcaine etc., cocaine analogues to anaesthetize you locally, it's still makes being stung in the palate very uncomfortable.

I'm so sick of going to the dentist because of what Suboxone (and it's natural and artificial lemon and lime extracts...although the generics I took in the last 3 years when they were allowed in, some of them were much less Mr.Clean tasting), but it wasn't long until the one pharmacist chick I didn't like, who I'm okay with now, but I had to change pharmacy at first, i had a huge one on the other side of the street of the large street I lived on, could be a blvd, but it kept its regular street status...ehhh anyways, I got on methadone first ( and left it 11 months later after it made me gain 110 pounds fatter, made me crave sugar too), but Suboxone doesn't do that, it's the pill itself that caused me to go from 2 cavities in my lifetime, tiny ones, in my early 30's to all teeth having had some work done on them by now at 37, so I sympathize with your situation a lot, although I don't fear salivating, but when in public, I got to carry a little personal kleenex pack and on bad days I can't help but making awful sounds as I clean up the back of my throat where the holes going up in your nose are....it's where there's always a baseline quantity of mucus/saliva...if it's mucus, it's totally white so I'm totally in the dark since 3 years after this weird incident.

You should be okay if you mention you're very uncomfortable with dentistry and would like a sedative, don't mention anything by name though.

Depression/weight gain angst

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- Wed, 28 Aug 2019 12:37:01 EST eAyeZGui No.55880
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So, I was on various psychiatric drugs since being a teenager up until today, my early 30s. The longest run was Lithium, but essentially every form of SSRI and depressant that was on the market during that time and other anti-psychotics like Seroquel or Risparidone were thrown at me at well.

I was way too slow to realize it, mostly because the drugs put me in a catatonic state, but long-term use of these things fucks up your body significantly. I recently bounced back, as I did once or twice before, but the difference this time is I'm just being monitored, not on any medication except unrelated meds for headaches and moda for ADHD. I feel like 300% better on this combination.

They monitored me for lithium toxicity but never detected "poisonous" levels, however. I stopped all meds when I got pancreatitis, but that also seems to have dissipated. What bothers me is that when I was on the lithium for a long period, I felt like I had diminished intellectual capacity and was making bad decisions because of it, spacing out for hours doing absolutely nothing, and sometimes even more bizarre occurrences like sudden seizures would happen.

They put me on an anti-psychotic because of something my family said about thinking the radio was talking to me but they didn't understand that it was because I was trizzipping balls on every drug imaginable at the time. I don't have this problem when I haven't eaten six tabs of acid and a half gram of allylescaline. But I got processed by the legal system eventually and it's rather unforgiving, pretty frustrating because you can't really be truthful without risking your shrink punishing you insincerely because of differences in beliefs with respect to substance abuse treatment (i.e Portugal vs Nancy Reagan.) Anyway, these things were especially bad. When they put me on them, I had constant nausea, and the worst part were these "night migraines" I would have. Normally, I have severe headaches like this when I'm awake, but they started happening in my dreams, which would wake me up and disrupt my sleep.

Beyond a basic examination, the doctors can't really devote special time to me, and I can't afford world-class clinic treatment. The good news is, everything seems to be healing up physically.

My question, I suppose is, supposing a person really is in total remission for everything except the philosophical aspect of greater depression, but experienced intermittent lithium toxicity as well as the inevitable small amounts of organ damage caused by these medication, as well as basically was locked in a room or had his position monitored for several years, how can they rehabilitate themselves medically? I'm going to let /qq/ handle the psychological aspect so I'm thinking in terms of neurology and holistic physical health.

The other thing I noticed was I now have a dyskinesia and involuntary muscle twitches, but I think this might be part of the physical healing process and might go away with rehabilitation through strength training.

I'm actually optimistic. The human body can recover from some crazy shit. I also got several severe head injuries in the last five years from accidents and dumb fights, with no end to being mocked about it whenever I do something stupid now, but others recovering from worse in my community have been really supportive and that's made me feel a bit better about humanity. If people can bounce back from being hit by a Buick, this is nothing.

tldr; Mentally ill dude with drug problem was anti-psychotic guinea pig for modern psych for 10 years, doc stopped meds when he gets pancreatitis, needs tips on recovering.
Martha Gevingstone - Fri, 30 Aug 2019 04:49:01 EST CsY4iAyb No.55885 Reply
Interesting story. my fav drug is simply mirtazapine. I go to bed at 10 11 pm, wake up at 6 8 am. The old school anti-depressants. Many were barred because of side-effects. I think may more are more dangerious to ones healh and thouight than helpful. The radio talking to you, I beleive, outsiders should be left out in many
aspects to ones physical mental helth.

In turn, psychiatrists are at time I think just scribing, what was used in the 50s
60 70s.

My position, trazadone is an anti-depressant, as well mirtazapine (bettr) is looked at for military vets who have issues sdjusting. Pot, is a great drug.
If you find what you like.

pancreatitis, is not necessarilly a permenant thing, it can, like blood test can show elevated enzymes that is related to the pancreas.

Again, I do like mirtazapine, sleep is nice.

zoloft, whatever. Prozac, some [sycholigists seem to overanaylize people, their
simple life, and over prescribe, things that will not even come close to balance.

Like this; one could come off of all psychotropics, and be better off for it.

I challange drugs that 'do' alter ones mind, the balance has to be somewhat correct.

So, keep on and find what is best for you.
Hedda Crendleville - Sun, 01 Sep 2019 02:09:18 EST 0dZl6IQM No.55889 Reply
Trazodone is trash, gave me seizures when given for insomnia when I was 17 caused by the Ritalin 10mg twice a day and later Biphentin (beads in a cap, came out before Concerta, only exists in Canada afaik, they go up to 70 and 80mg! Ew...so much methylphenidate".

Turns out that mcPP your liver turns a good chunk of Trazodone into is a Piperazine, I remember even it being sold almost 2 decades ago on the first RC sites, why would somebody take a Pipe and buy a lot of them on purpose is beyond me, erowid back then made it clear that even the "classics, BZP mixed with TFMPP" combo was ugly feeling unlike a pure meth/amps pill (taken orally, it's how it's done here, or crushed and snorted, but can't be smoked). Most popular drug after weed, if we're gonna count weed up here for sure, kids get confused when they see high quality colourful prints that are MDMA/MDA with just a bit of meth most of the time, which isn't a bad idea, it makes the sudden loss of the MDMA bubble awesomeness especially when taking it with your chick not go away so quickly, but I'm off topic big time here.

Just saying Trazodone is what they throw at people who talk about insomnia but aren't taken seriously or have no knowledge of meds at all and will not ask for something better. Trazodone will also make one gain weight, Remeron even more so.


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- Thu, 29 Aug 2019 21:05:36 EST KpHofzle No.55882
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Let's have a discussion about vaccination. It's a contentious topic, so a heightened sense of civility (and maybe a little weed) is encouraged. As anyone who has posted on chans long enough knows, when people are passionate about a topic, the greatest barrier to discussion becomes hostility and, sometimes, tribalism. Just look back at /pol/ if you don't believe me.

Months ago, I found a vaccine thread on /n/, related to NY Mayor Bill De Blasio forcing numerous communities to be legally required to receive various vaccines. The thread was largely in support of vaccination, though not necessarily in support of forced-vaccination, and so I made my best case against vaccination, specifically against the MMR and MMR-v vaccines (measles). To my surprise, nobody had any real refutation for my claims, and the thread almost instantly went silent and died.

This thread exists because I found someone who managed to refute many of my claims that I used in that thread: my brother, a scientist who makes vaccines for Big Pharma Hentai. He has proven many of my main arguments invalid or incorrect, so between him, and my best friend who studies vaccines as a graduate student, I have two incredible sources to discuss vaccination with, one who is strongly pro-vaccination (brother) and one is one strongly against the practice (friend).

I'm telling you all of this because I believe I can offer you something that opposes your view (the point of that being to stimulate meaningful discussion), regardless of whether you're for or against vaccination. So what is your take on the topic? Whatever your stance, I invite you to discuss your point of view, and I also compel you to bring your strongest piece(s) of evidence that supports your position here for scrutiny.
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Hedda Crendleville - Sun, 01 Sep 2019 01:43:20 EST 0dZl6IQM No.55887 Reply
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My parents were never vaccinated for measles, for them it was just like getting a very bad flu, some throat or er ear infection caused by a virus and you toughed it out, some kids even thinking sweet, no school for a little while

As for me as a kid, I was only out of school for a long time from some virus in my guts, shat liquid and felt ill for close to 20 days, then the bitch of a teacher I had in 5th grade didn't do much to get me back on track, making it my shittiest primary school year, grade-wise. Man it was terrible, the pediatrician checked for a lot of things that were bacteria related and I had none of that.

I can say that the MANDATORY shot for everyone who's going to school or college (2 year old to 20 year old), in october 2001, as there was all of this anthrax going around just 5 hours south of me and even not that far due to the still unexplained 94 year old granny who got anthrax in Connecticut and died. It was a vaccine against 2 kinds of meningitis, "Menjugate", I know that I felt strangely detached after getting the shot on 2 oct 2001 according to my Health Booklet, basically a little book your parents are given at birth up here in this province where medical entries of importance are added, which includes vaccines I had as a kid, that one was the last entry, I didn't get the shots again at 18 like you're supposed to for 3 of them, it was 75 dollars, screw that.

All's I know is that an early 80's kid wasn't swarmed by vaccines as much as now, I have about 5 or 6 vaccines as a kid, all were single ingredient, MMR was first tested in 85 by the makers, after 3000 kids trying it, there was so many ill babies, it was banned. Then they shipped it to the UK where the same pretty much happened, then they brought it to Australia, where it stayed more than a few months, more like 4-5 years and then it was banned again (I think) or not used so much, but that explains how come I know so many austists from Australia online and they tend to be 5-10 years younger than me (yeah I'm getting old..37, ouch) and then in 1994 was brought to America and the use never stopped and suddenly there's huge concerns starting about 10 years later and movies and stuff about normal kids degenerating mentally instead of improving.

I just looked at that Health Booklet, my mom wrote in I was "clean", meaning I took a shit by myself at 11 months, man I was a smart kid.

Other random question regarding vaccines : Why are idiot savants in the US Army and such try to make vaccines for bacteria? (Anthrax being the prime example), that makes no biological sense and guys like Tim McVeigh was known to have had about 15 experimental vaccines tested on him in the first gulf war and in the small force left behind in Kuwait when the war was "over". They don't help their case with such non-science tried to be forced into science? It's the only official reason why we even have biological weapons stockpiles in the West.
Hedda Crendleville - Sun, 01 Sep 2019 01:51:10 EST 0dZl6IQM No.55888 Reply
Also the flu....it's always the flu from the previous season, we had flu shots in the 90's and everybody knew they were useless and expensive and nobody bothered.

Yeah I forgot to say, I got my robe and tinfoil hat, but that Meningitis shot on October 2nd 2001, in college, and it was mandatory for everyone 2-20 except for some doctor's recommendation against it, which is weird, kids get to start to decide for almost everything when they're 14 here. I know that I felt pretty out of it and zombie-like and back then I was in my second semester of college, I wasn't even toking regularly yet then, it was a sometimes thing, I got drunk often, but mostly in the summer, I was clean as a whistle and I remember feeling very weird but it passed...it's kind of strange that it coincided with 9/11 and the one-two punch that was the Cheney anthrax attacks >.> (why did he have the NRC stop all proof of the radionucleide signature that was telling them where it really came from and that Ivins had nothing to do with it. nb

How to fix an abscess tooth at home.

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- Sat, 24 Aug 2019 15:58:18 EST D8JFwXSo No.55875
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Can anyone tell me the best way to do this. I used to be an IV user so I know how to treat an abscess that’s on your arm or something but in my mouth I don’t have much experience. I’ve been taking antibiotics already and as far as I can tell it hasn’t gotten any worse but it hasn’t gotten better either. Do I have to drain it in order for it to go away? Plz help!
Ian Nannerhall - Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:22:02 EST 4UkLCdMc No.55876 Reply
Pretty hard doing it at home but not too bad. It can get bad and impact other shit. The infection can spread. A few people die from just ignoring it.
link seems to at least say what you should do. It is important to get everything out.
if you have socialized healthcare or insurance just get a (not really called dentist) to do it.
hope you can get er' done.

How do you treat depression?

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- Tue, 13 Aug 2019 21:15:32 EST Uk5yBuPd No.55862
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Nicholas Pushnick - Thu, 15 Aug 2019 09:20:27 EST KpHofzle No.55865 Reply
Simple, OP. There are three conditions that I strive for, along with drug use. They are, 1) time in nature, 2) time with friends, 3) physical exercise for opi endorphins. The drugs I like are weed and hooch, although everything is good on occasion.
Batowl - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:58:07 EST Uk5yBuPd No.55871 Reply
Drink it away, because stone cold steve auston said so.

Making myself sick...?

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- Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:44:46 EST IlxuN4on No.55821
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So I'm going to Japan for a little over two months, from Nov - Jan

Last time I was there I caught some rare shitty flu strain and was actually hospitalized for days in a rural city where absolutely no one spoke English and I know about 100 words. SO sick, despite having my flu shot and being a generally healthy and fit person, that was one of the top five times in my life I was genuinely convinced I was gonna die.

So my thought is, maybe I could get myself sick while I'm still in good ol North America, and time it so I'm basically fully recovered by the time I set foot on a plane, and my immune system will be on high alert. Still gonna get the flu shot too before I bounce.

I'm just wondering what would be a good timeline, and what would be the best way to go about doing this? I'd like to not be obliterated, but fairly ill. Has anyone else done something like this? Kinda like self immunization I guess?

Suggestions welcome.
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Reuben Pockville - Sat, 20 Jul 2019 23:06:10 EST KpHofzle No.55837 Reply
I had the flu shot once, and that year I caught the flu. Besides that I've never had the flu.
Betsy Sishstun - Thu, 25 Jul 2019 09:17:04 EST 6iKjdh2C No.55838 Reply
Bunch of complete aspies in this thread who do not understand correlation does not equal causation. I hope all of you fucks die of the flu.

OP, get your flu shot. Not too sure your other plan is gonna work out, but maybe give yourself a good three weeks before you fly out, to the day you deliberately infect yourself. I recommend playing with a small, sick child (obvs one related to younot a rando but you'd probably get sick in jail) or riding a bus or subway while eating cheetos without washing your hands.
Ebenezer Mudgeway - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 05:14:14 EST Sk3N8VmF No.55869 Reply
I'd like to report I have successfully made myself very ill.
I bought a giant size bag of really sauce-covered beef jerky and have been eating it by hand in many locations in my workplace over the last three days, and licking my fingers clean afterwards.

Now I'm coughing productively, my sinuses are blocked with severe post-nasal drip and I feel like trash.

I achieved the first half of my experiment, which I wasn't sure would happen. And I don't know how this will turn out, but I assume I can kick whatever has colonized me in the next three weeks or so or at least grab antivirals/antibiotics by the end of two weeks if I don't.

Irregular heartbeat when masturbating

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- Sun, 18 Aug 2019 09:24:16 EST RZY1KCR5 No.55867
File: 1566134656589.jpg -(36355B / 35.50KB, 400x334) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Irregular heartbeat when masturbating
When I masturbate I can feel my heart beating irregularly and skipping beats. It doesn't happen when I'm doing other types of exercise. Should I be worried about this? How do I bring this up with my doctor?
James Bruckleson - Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:06:31 EST KpHofzle No.55868 Reply
Do you have a history of heart disease in your family? Are you overweight? Do you smoke cigarettes or eat a lot of dairy and meat?

Regardless, talk to your doctor. If you feel uncomfortable, replace "masturbation" with "sex" and you'll be all set.

Chronic Pain

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- Fri, 09 Aug 2019 08:59:09 EST Ybv0h//P No.55852
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How does one deal with chronic pain?

I was in a car accident 8 months ago that has severely fucked me over. Most everything has healed now, but my back is always a low-grade annoyance that occasionally flares up into agonizing spasms that leave me unable to move for days.

It's very frustrating to live like this. I'm in physical rehab 3x a week, see a doc regularly - nothing works. And I'm not going to take pain meds for life. This is fucked.
Betsy Suzzleshit - Fri, 09 Aug 2019 21:19:06 EST KpHofzle No.55853 Reply
I got you OP. For one, seeing your doctor and going to rehab are all great things, even if they don't seem like they're doing anything. I know you said you don't want to take pain meds for life, so you might be open to hearing me out.

Here's what I recommend, as someone who literally only has first-aid level training (and some non-professional experience in public health and nutrition) and shouldn't be recommending anything at all: make dietary changes to reduce chronic inflammation. A lot of different foods (mostly animal products, but not exclusively) contribute to chronic inflammation, which both causes pain and prevents healing. For me, it's my broken thumb. It's not broken any more but when I eat like shit for weeks on end and don't move around enough, it starts hurting chronically. Other injuries flare up too for the same reasons, a bum ankle, a damaged wrist- but when I keep myself eating healthy, drinking lots of water, and getting exercise/blood flow, I find that my pain evaporates. I've been doing this for a few years now, ever since I quit heroin basically, and I'm finding that my injuries aren't merely subsiding in pain, but are getting better! My wrist, which has been a problem every since I injured it years ago, has gotten to the point over the last year where I can do most things again with no pain at all, and a greater feeling of stability. Same with my shoulder.

So yeah if that sounds good, let me know and we can talk more about diet. Next up is exercise. I'm sure your physical therapist is working toward this goal with you already, but it's worth saying that your back will prosper if you strengthen the supporting muscle groups that prop it up. Talk with your therapist about that, and be active and consistent, even after you stop seeing them. Those guys see tons of people, and they know best that none of those people will keep up with the work to maintain recovery, and they accept it begrudgingly. If you show them that you're serious about healing yourself, they'll be more likely to commit to you too.

The other trick is cutting out bad foods without going insane. If you can learn to cook some healthy foods, you'll have a much easier time transitioning to a diet that focuses on avoiding inflammation. Maybe go to /nom/ and ask for recipes, or ask and we can chat about some of my staples.

Back injuries are scary. Just remember that the human body is OP as fuck, and you're not alone in healing yourself.
Phyllis Sizzledog - Tue, 13 Aug 2019 10:49:11 EST FonZKC1l No.55861 Reply
try getting some massage from an experienced therapist. won't fix your spine or discs or whatever but reducing muscle tension can mitigate pain

Nalox owned?(too cheeky to pass up)

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- Fri, 02 Aug 2019 21:17:28 EST zP0cNzaB No.55844
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Person was 30 days sober of opiates confirmed by inpatient. Got the vivitrol shot.
Person relapsed today and was high at work used heroin dosage unknown ,possible fentanyl, closest other medication is Gabapentin that he is prescribed. and diphenhydramine (We are in Chicago) He was able to be inconspicuous, however my Dad knows him enough to know that he was offf
He gets bussed to the hospital, given Naloxone

- He is BLATANTLY impaired.
-Most fucked I've heard a voice get from any opiate intake, sounds completely different.
-His complaints align with precipitated withdrawals. EXCEPT he is now going to sleep, I don't know if he's nodding but he seems like a Thorazine zombie.
- Word salad
- Obnoxious slur, as if he was faking poorly to be drunk.
- He can shit but is itchy

He was on heroin, nothing else confirmed.
I have suboxone in the house if that could help(highly doubt it, especially seeing what naloxone did.)

Anything I should expect? Outside the Ordinary withdrawals of opioids.

Acetylcholine and seroquel

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- Sat, 27 Jul 2019 16:59:13 EST eAyeZGui No.55839
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So, I had a court mandate to take seroquel (200mg morning/night and then later 600mg at night) for about two years. It fucked up my body and mind. They took me off it when I got pancreatitis (but wouldn't admit it caused it conclusively) and since then I've felt a lot better. I'm trying to figure out how to repair the damage it did because I think it fucked up my acetycholine receptors and mental acuity a bit. Not to mention weight gain, my entire limbic system got backed up and I felt like shit for quite a while, too. I think I'll recover naturally in time but I'm also paranoid. Tobacco and nicotine seem to help quite a bit but it's a transient restoration. Is there any other way I can repair the damage of this bullshit drug using a pharmaceutical or other therapeutic means?
Frederick Dreckleched - Thu, 01 Aug 2019 02:25:19 EST 8ksXFopz No.55843 Reply
look up seroquel pancreatitis lawsuits. Not sure what can help reverse things but
Remeron is an anti-depressant that seems to make most feel pretty well overall.

any tips on keeping liquid down?

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- Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:31:40 EST BNAfGtSG No.55823
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I had a really bad reaction to some pain meds I was prescribed, and I've been puking for 6-7 hours now, literally there looks to be over a gallon of vomit in my trash can alone, and that's not the only place I puked.
I tried some canada dry ginger ale, until I found out there's no fucking ginger in it. Now I'm straight water and ice cubes. This is my fourth attempt to keep something down, I'm scared I'm moderately to severely dehydrated. at what point should I be going to the emergency room
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Martin Fommerlut - Thu, 11 Jul 2019 06:15:07 EST x7nmIS2w No.55827 Reply
One trick I knew from someone who had struggled with a bad flu was to enjoy a popsicle slowly to get the melting juices from it so as not to consume too much and have another gut reaction but still provide some minimal hydration and nutrients to the body.

Cannabis of course can suppress nausea and is my go to when I need it for such, I prefer to smoke it when feeling nauseated as consuming edibles or drinks is not fun with an upset gut.
Fucking Summlekidge - Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:19:49 EST BNAfGtSG No.55828 Reply
well I did guys, I filled up a 4 gallon office type trash can with puke and tissues. I've been trying to drink extremely slow but I'm still purging at least once an hour, it's not as bad as earlier.
I took half a benny and got about an hour of sleep, before that I was up for 3 days. Probably going to check into the ER tomorrow and get an IV drip so I don't die of thirst. I'll ask them what they can do for me. I never want to see another tramadol again, why do they even prescribe this shit, when this is a known and common problem? Well I know why because it's cheap, and it be prescribed by doctors lower on the totem pole.
I just had two off the regular popsickles-in-a-bag over about ten minutes it feels a little questionable but I don't think it's immediately going to come up.

thanks for sharing in my suffering everyone
Jenny Gondlefuck - Thu, 11 Jul 2019 19:39:03 EST M0tfxH/U No.55831 Reply
Go to the ER. Might be other shit going on. I was puking really bad from my kidney stone pain and went to ER. Turned out I was in shock, kidney was swollen, stone was stuck, and they randomly found a scar in my right lung (wut). was puking violently all night, and even 4-8mg of Zofran wasn't stopping it. (Also tried ginger root, usually works well. and nothing)

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