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Serotonin syndrome or just hypomania...?

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- Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:14:31 EST cFx6/hea No.55289
File: 1518758071861.jpg -(53676B / 52.42KB, 700x450) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Serotonin syndrome or just hypomania...?
Howdy. I've been on a regimen for a hot minute by an "alternative medicine" doc cause I'm one of those people with a fuckload of weird health issues that showed up after getting really sick (probably EBV) and it's the only thing that seems to help (it helps a lot). It's just licorice tea, panax ginseng, and siberian ginseng, basically, and kavinace at night. Now, he just recently also put me on 100mg 5htp at night, and the first week or so seemed to be going great, but today something veeeery interesting happened.

I woke up feeling kind of groggy (not unusual), and throughout the day as I woke up more and more my mood began to slowly escalate, then suddenly midday I was full blown hypomanic and fucking nuts. I experience mood disorder symptoms (various diagnoses throughout my life) so it wasn't like I had no comparable experience, but it was so intense I could psychically feel my future self's crash, and was kinda concerned that my brain seemed to have pushed this nitro button so suddenly. I felt really warm and godlike and also wanted to get in a fistfight, and I wanted to run around (and did), and maybe it was from that but I also was flushed. I was like this for the next few hours until I indeed crashed later, not catastrophically but definitely a kind of low where I felt bitter and depressed.

Now I'm kind of scared to take 5htp anymore. I have a history of serotonergic drug use, prescribed and illicit (never at the same time), and my brain has that funny way of handling its moods, so I'm not sure if I'm somehow just really sensitive to 5htp. My brain might also be in shock because it's been so low on 5htp for so long? Anyway, I don't have a degree so I'll stop speculating.
Graham Cacklestone - Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:24:12 EST cFx6/hea No.55290 Reply
Meant to add that the last serotonergic substance I took other than 5htp was years ago and that there can't possibly be any more in me. The only thing I can think of is the 5htp somehow synergizing with the stimulant effects of the panax ginseng.
Thomas Pettingham - Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:38:48 EST k0DDM3Zq No.55291 Reply
that sounds much more like a drug triggered hypomanic episode than seratonin syndrome. you prob wouldnt be running around feeling great at all


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- Fri, 02 Feb 2018 13:05:29 EST knWlnAib No.55258
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I went out untill late and I got heavy rain for an hour straight.
But still wtf? This big ass phlegm got out of me today and Im worried.
Medic says my ganglions are infected but that ain’t of much help.
Im not a big tobacco smoker.
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Hugh Sicklekig - Tue, 06 Feb 2018 22:33:56 EST z8aiqwlu No.55275 Reply

also this is the second time you've dropped medic to mean "person giving medical advice"; is this the word you use for doctor? is english your second language?
Lillian Tillingcocke - Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:10:58 EST knWlnAib No.55277 Reply
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Thanks man yeah they’re fading I was just nervous cuz I’ve been feeling an odd feeling in my throat for a solid month know but it was probably poor higiene in my house(i.e weed ashes everywhere and a general lack of care lmao) but one never knows with this stuff.


And yes english is my second language, I didn’t know “going to the medic” was bad english tho, will take it into account next time, maybe tf2 has spoiled me.
Reuben Binkinwill - Thu, 08 Feb 2018 18:38:19 EST z8aiqwlu No.55278 Reply

its not "wrong" per se, just an unusual choice. usually in english "medic" refers to an emergency responder (paramedic) or a combat medic in the military (i.e. TF2 medic).

Treating Severe Alcoholism

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- Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:25:26 EST Ah5oTXzO No.55218
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Hi /med/ , I almost posted this in /drank/ as it's a busier board but I reckon here is more appropriate.

My father is an alcoholic, has been for at least 30 years if not longer, he's in his mid 50's now. He drinks first thing in the day to stop the shakes, and his physical symptoms have become worse since his retirement 6 months ago. Presumably, because he couldn't drink that much on the job and now he has more time on his hands. He's commonly anxious, irritable and forgetful, his eyes are often red and his eyesight is failing him. He doesn't eat as much as he should and is often sick afterward. His stomach is severely swollen and has been for many years. Perhaps not all of these things are due to his alcoholism but it has obviously been a massive strain on the family over the years.

My mother had given up on making him change, and my sister is apathetic. However since he has gotten worse we've collectively put more pressure on him, talked about his problem more openly, and although it didn't seem to be getting through to him at first he has now told my mother that he will finally go to the doctor and be truthful with him/her.

We live in the UK so the cost of treatment is not an issue. My question here guy's is what will the doctor recommend? Total abstinence and benzos? Treatment in the hospital so they can supervise his detox?

I realise that he must want to stop and I truly hope him going to the doctor is a sign that he does. I've basically told him I refuse to watch him kill himself and will cease contact with him if he doesn't take steps. Pretty much bluffing as all I really want is as many days with my father as possible but hopefully he is serious about this doctor visit. Sorry I know this isn't /qq/ guys.

Thanks for your help

tl;dr - what treatment will a severe alcoholic receive if he visits a doc
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Terminal - Fri, 02 Feb 2018 17:43:56 EST qwrPZPCM No.55261 Reply

Yeah, I went to the doctor with him the first time, told her all symptoms. She put him down for some blood tests and sent a referral letter to the psychiatric hospital, which also has a drug rehab centre in it. He returned for a second visit after the bloodtests however this time he wouldn't let me go with him. He told me he's surprisingly healthy however that appears to be a lie.

My mother says the doctor diagnosed him with dry beriberi, and he's now taking thiamine and b vitamin supplements. He has an appointment on the 7th of February that I'll be insisting on coming along to at the rehab centre.

Here's hoping this is the start of his recovery, I'll give you guys a shout with how the 7th goes.
Nell Murddock - Fri, 02 Feb 2018 23:31:26 EST z8aiqwlu No.55264 Reply

vitamin B-1 is thiamine just fyi. honestly it sounds like you have a competent doc, that diagnosis is spot on and i was actually thinking of beriberi when i asked for an update. this is an entirely reversible condition providing he doesnt relapse or whatever. i am sure your father feels embarrassed about this, and while you should respect his modesty regarding his health and problems, it sounds like your continued presence is a very positive factor in his willingness to try to detox and make a recovery. although im a random stranger on the internet, based on what you have said thus far, i would encourage you to try to accompany him with the doc for future visits with this issue. try to be completely nonjudgmental and calmly focus on the facts, not calling any of his actions "good" or "bad" but just refer to blood levels etc. maybe do some random social shit with him after like grab dinner or watch a movie to make it less awkward and possibly embarrassing for him.

good on you anon for pushing a family member to address a problem. this will be one thing you wont regret later in life. lots of people torture themselves saying "what if i reached out to them??" well you are doing your part.
Oliver Drublingford - Sat, 03 Feb 2018 02:07:15 EST G19Rzgjk No.55268 Reply
Well, at home treatment is OK. The main issue is intake to begin with. Say I drank a pint a day, same through the night. Sleeping in between. Wake up kinda sick, moments later you really just need a drink, fast. a few drinks changes everything and start to feel like normal in just merely 5, 10 minutes. Wide awake, clearer thinking and minutes after waking up.

Problem is people don't stop there because they suddenly just feel good, maybe start feeling sick again pretty quickly, so they drink more. Which usually is enough to keep a steady feeling. But then after take a shot every so often, and it's drink again time after a few hours of this. So it's back to drinking all day, sleep, wake up and drink all night.

Not sure how bad off he it but it' all not good at all.

SO by the time this cycle waking and drinking to feek Ok starts going though, one is closer to being as drunk as the night before. Felling good, but then just drink again in a couple few hours. It's a strange cycle.

Overall simply limiting the intake can make a difference in a day and even better two days later. 3 days.
Benzos, can basically detox in 3, days, still feel crappy, day 4 is almost normal. Can detox at home as easily unless one is really about to actually need to get to an emergency room very quickly. Benzos work welll I understand but if they aren't helping one must get them to an ER.

Tranxene (Clorazepate) is a good drug for detoxing and minimizing detox symptoms in a short time. librium, valium.
Just have to have enough on hand to take when one starts to feel 'off.' Don't ignore the off feelings. They can creep up and could have serious complications really fast. So taking more pills when needed is the best option instead of waiting.

zofran injection or pill form Ondansetron as somebody mentioned, this drug my keep a person from really wanting to drink. If one does not drink while taking Ondansetron for like one two weeks after not drinking other things will fill
in the empty spaces tat alcohol left open.

Anyway, most every Dr I have talked to, some are kinda like well people just drink, and others are like
keep up this level of drinking or drinking (binge drinking) period you will simply die. And yes, the DRs I have ever talked to about the subject who were dramatic about alcohol abuse, had have a brother, father whomever die strictly from alcohol overuse. Not much more to say but alcohol is very hard on you body. Not just your liver, lives are genrlly resilient, even self-repairable if one quits drinking in time.. The body as a whole though. It can only handle soo much, so even starting reducing alcohol intake on an daily nightly basis, even just a bi. Each day night makes a massive difference between really physically needing a drink or feeling fairly ok waking up and not needing a drink within
a few minutes .

Stimulant use and near-sightedness

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- Thu, 25 Jan 2018 21:40:17 EST NFFinE8T No.55246
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I bought some molly the other day that is definitely not mdma. certainly a stimulant, though. I dosed at home appx 4 hrs & again 30 minutes ago, other substances consumed in the past 12 hours are some coffee this morning, a few bowls, and my nicotine patch.
so i'm pretty near-sighted, but i can see fine with glasses and my prescription hasnt changed notably in probably four years. After my second dose, I'm having trouble focusing on objects near my face-- even while wearing glasses.

I'm not especially concerned about this development, but rolling--stims in general-- hasn't ever caused me to experience vision changes. Does anybody know what's causing this?
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Terminal - Fri, 02 Feb 2018 17:31:22 EST qwrPZPCM No.55260 Reply
After a night on mandy I had similar symptoms.

I swear I can't see objects close up as well as I could before, but after an eye test I was told my vision was perfect..

Might be in your head man
Nell Murddock - Fri, 02 Feb 2018 23:34:55 EST z8aiqwlu No.55265 Reply

just because your vision is 20/20 now doesn't mean it wasn't better previously. doctors consider being able to bend your knee 135 degrees "healthy and functional" yet any half-healthy human can flex 180 lol. just because you meet the general standard of "no problems detected" does not equate to "perfect"


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- Thu, 11 Jan 2018 06:45:47 EST vF48n12F No.55223
File: 1515671147204.jpg -(192631B / 188.12KB, 898x699) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. help
About three month ago I took MDMA and 1st plateau DXM (yeah, I know a very stupid combination) - after some hours I got really strong breathing problems. I was at the hospital after some days and they couldn't find any physical reason at all - they made a blood test, lung radiography, an electrocardiogram and something else I can't remember yet.
But I still suffer from difficulty in breathing - it mostly occurs when I am calm and relaxing; when I am distracted I dont even register it. So can this all be just psychosomatic? Or is there the possibility that they have overseen something at the check-up? I am in desperation. Any idea what I can do against it? would it be advisable to see a lung specialist as well?

(I have already posted it in /mdma/ but another user gave me the advice to also post it here)
David Clettingshaw - Wed, 31 Jan 2018 20:14:15 EST Ddxa6o8b No.55257 Reply
Did you tell the hospital people about the drugs you took?


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- Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:06:59 EST r7KI6ak0 No.55230
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It would be unusual for a 26-year-old to have moderate to severe degenerative disc disease, right?
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Edwin Billingcocke - Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:19:05 EST r7KI6ak0 No.55233 Reply
Oh, I have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome as well. I just didn't know if spine probs are unusual for someone my age and this is thus likely from the EDS or what
Phoebe Greenford - Thu, 25 Jan 2018 22:59:55 EST z8aiqwlu No.55250 Reply

that doesnt read like DDD to me mate just mild disc injury. L5-S1 disc inflammation/minor herniation is one of the most common spinal problems. it can heal. lead a more spine-healthy lifestyle and a lot of it could be reversible, especially the facet arthritis. look into the various lumbar decompression therapies, also inversion tables, PT, chiro, massage


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- Sat, 06 Jan 2018 11:39:14 EST 7nz03qD9 No.55216
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The murder soap.The president of irish spring and the past president of rexall are the causes of my death.The burning skin,nerve damage and where's the sweat?

sick a long time

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- Thu, 28 Dec 2017 15:52:21 EST HT0sBuoo No.55211
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I've had sinus infections and colds on and off again for two months. all the usual symptoms. just got a blood test. how dying am I? how likely? i'm 29 male and I smoke a pack a day and eat garbage
Terminal - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:31:13 EST Ah5oTXzO No.55219 Reply
Eat some good food along with your garbage, maybe take some vitamins and my biggest recommendation is to exercise!

I know I sound like a fitness freak but since I started swimming for 45mins 5 days a week I haven't got sick at all, despite my smoking. Used to get sick all the freakin time.

bpd and self harm

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- Sun, 21 May 2017 20:27:27 EST JavDLAWL No.54961
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So I burned myself fairly bad but I'm not really sure if it's bad enough I should seek medical attention. I'm diagnosed bpd and it not the first time I've burned obviously but this is the worst one I've had in several years and I am lacking perspective as to whether it is bad or not

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Graham Sigglebedge - Sun, 17 Dec 2017 22:44:29 EST 8yUHTDg0 No.55205 Reply
how old are you? are you a male or a female? what's your nationality?
Charles Febbernedge - Tue, 02 Jan 2018 07:44:59 EST d0BTWx9b No.55214 Reply
Fellow borderline here. Honestly, it looks like it's going to be okay. I recommend cutting yourself instead of burning if you gotta self-harm. Also, sorry you have BPD and were very upset; that's genuinely too bad.

You didn't ask but DBT is legit, as is EMDR (just cause borderline's usually from a trauma background). Hope you feel better soon.
Molly Bennerdot - Sat, 06 Jan 2018 07:30:53 EST OH+v6J35 No.55215 Reply
get a punching bag, or just hold a mattress against a wall and beat the shit out of it. still probably not very healthy, but at least you will not hurt yourself. there are ways to get better, dont give up mate

What are my options?

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- Sun, 31 Dec 2017 07:49:58 EST UjyESLQk No.55213
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So I've been seeing a doctor and testing out different medications to "fix" my depression/anxiety for the 2nd time now in a few years.

The first time I was given an ssri, then had the dosage upped later after noticing nothing, and then had an additional drug prescribed to me which wasn't covered by my insurance leading to an argument with a family member. The argument combined with my frustration due to a lack of results after months of taking these pills lead me to stop cold turkey(with no ill effect that I can recall).

Now prior to my 2nd foray into solutions to my lingering depression/anxiety problems I dealt with some serious medical problems and had to get surgery etc. During this time I was ofc prescribed a fair amount of opiates. I'd been prescribed opiates before a few times and had left each experience seriously not understanding why people liked opiates. This latest experience left me feeling similarly after having what seemed to be an "oxy hangover" one morning I stopped taking the pills for what I thought would be forever(leaving me with lots of extra pills). Well, one morning I had crutched my way outside to smoke some weed and listen to the snow plow show as usual but after smoking and returning inside I decided to take one of my leftover pain pills to see how it effected the weed high. It ended up being an incredibly good experience and I finally "got" it.
This continued on for a few weeks where I binged on my pills until I ran out. During this time I was completely "cured" of my depression/anxiety(I think it's likely I'm somewhat autisitc/have aspergers as well), and was completely functional/wanted to do things(I wasn't sedated or anything like that). I found myself craving to talk to other people and actually being happy/carefree(a complete 180 for me). It was a truly amazing experience. As I said eventually I ran out, had a little cry knowing it would be over when I had the last of my pills but even then because of the effects of the drug I just put it to the side and continued on as if nothing was wrong. I experienced no withdrawals(interestingly) besides just being sad that it was all over.

So here I am again dealing with months of being on depression/anti-anxiety medications that just don't work and my current anti-anxiety medication has actually given me insomnia which means I need to take sleeping pills every night if I have work the next day or I'll stay awake(though ofc in a very unmotivated state) till 7am(like right now! I actually think I've built a tolerance to the sleeping pills now since I took plenty like 2 hours ago and here I am).

Being a competent person and not looking to seem like I'm "drug seeking" to my doctor I've kept my knowledge of drugs a secret and have done some slight experimenting on my own by ordering a "strong" anti-anxiety drug(etizolam) to see if pursing benzos would be worthwhile and though I could be wrong I didn't really notice much of a difference in my negative mental state but it did put me to sleep like a baby which was nice compared to the nightmare filled dreams I have with these sleeping pills.

So it seems like pursuing benzos is a waste of time. I also have quite bad ADD which I feel like I should pursue as that may improve my quality of life significantly. I've never done any kind of amphetamine/stimulant besides caffeine so I have no idea if it's likely to help much.

My depression/anxiety is completely logical and unrelated to brain chemistry etc so I feel like I'm basically fucked. I'll never get an opiate prescription for my problems(assuming these positive effects would continue longterm anyway) and while weed made things somewhat better(hard to say as it's been so long since I've smoked, but remembering all the good laughs and positivity I felt after a smoke was great even if it's something that would eventually end it was a nice thing to look forward to) it's not an option for me right now either and won't be until some of the shittiest things going on in my life right now are done anyway.

Any suggestions on what I should pursue with my doctor or am I just fucked?

I Don't Want the Package Deal

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!owU3wSU682 - Sun, 24 Dec 2017 03:03:12 EST 0hWwKGNs No.55209
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Hello /med/. I've been dealing with a nasty case of "plugging shitloads of drugs". Tonight, RIGHT after emptying a syringe into my ass, I felt the urge to pee. But I couldn't relieve myself, or else the drug solution would have leaked out of my rear as soon as I let loose a stream of pee. I'm sure many of us have had the same problem during bouts of diarrhea.

So, is there a way to keep my butthole clenched tight while simultaneously relaxing my urethral sphincter? Thanks in advance; with all the traffic this board gets, I know it's hard to keep up with new posts.
Nell Pamblebanks - Tue, 26 Dec 2017 21:21:58 EST Dg0YX+Kx No.55210 Reply
Literally use a buttplug.
or catheterize your self.
or lay in the shower and do a headstand, then relax, don't push.
CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Fri, 29 Dec 2017 01:41:04 EST CmYP5ndo No.55212 Reply
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Thanks, I guess I'll have to go with the buttplug. The headstand could be entertaining though.

Clavicle/Shoulder widening

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- Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:39:34 EST vLRxmJiK No.54939
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Hello/med/, which i assume is populated by the worlds foremost and knowledgable doctors in this exact field, happy to share their extensive knowledge.
Now, Imagine living a life where no matter how much you work out, you will always look scrawny. Imagine being in your late 20s and in great shape but a 17 year old that has never worked out and weighs 150lb wet stands next to you and looks vastly more imposing. The only way anyone would ever know how hard you work out is when you dont have a shirt on. And even then, not looking really proportionately right. This is my life. I have narrow shoulders. Nothing i do helps. Wear a loose shirt, you look fat. Tight, you look scrawny. "Go shirtless or wear wifebeaters/muscle shirts" you look like a douche. I have an enormous head(which is bald and, for whatever fucking reason, seems like the only place i store fat. I have a fat head), which is also bald giving the illusion of it being even bigger. I have bad posture, which seems to be common in tall people, and that doesnt help either.
I dont need too much wider. Literally centimeters would help.
Widening shoulders surgically. Is it possible? Is it expensive? How could it be done?
Magder - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:17:33 EST rp+qv/HU No.55200 Reply
Wearing a back brace and sleeping on your back may help. Sounds like you may have a slight sculeosis, but only X-ray and MRI would show. Maybe wear Football shoulderpad s?

i have a crooked nose

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- Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:20:39 EST ywyDq/5o No.53227
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sup /med/

serious question here

I have a crooked nose, it dont really notice it when i look straight into a mirror but in pictures and videos or when i smile its so fricken crooked.

i was wondering if i could maybe , "take fall down some stairs" or hammer my nose till it brakes " with the precision of a samurai warrior" and help it straight with my hands with a towl under my nose would that fix it?

whats the best spot to hit a nose to brake it safely.

thoughts, concerns
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笑沌 !8x8z91r9YM - Wed, 12 Oct 2016 03:43:43 EST Xpdyl/VY No.54548 Reply
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>>53227 Humour me for a moment if you would.
What do you think has caused your nose to be crooked? How often do you examine yourself in mirrors or photos? Do your family or friends fail to see what you're talking about when you point it out to them?

A common fixation of Body Dismorphic Disorder is percieving a crooked nose.

self-rhinoplasty is not the most rational response to this situation. Additionally, the following statement,
>I have a crooked nose, it dont really notice it when i look straight into a mirror but in pictures and videos or when i smile its so fricken crooked.
leads me to suspect that you may be experiencing or developing BDD.
If this is the case, the issue could be psychosomatic and anything you do may greatly exacerbate the situation.

I'm not saying this scenario is likely but if any of what I said made some sense, you might want to consider talking to a therapist before you knock yourself out with the ugly stick.
As bizarre as it may sound, I met once with a young man who ended up in inpatient at a psychiatric hospital when he was unable to convince his family, friends and physician of his crooked nose.
Magder - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:12:19 EST rp+qv/HU No.55199 Reply
I'd advise against breaking it. You may displaced it worse to your expectation of being aesthetic. Consider a rhinoplasty if you are that discontent, or decoration such as piercings may hide the disalignment


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- Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:08:57 EST ubi64DO/ No.54405
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This shit is so painful. I absent mindedly tore up my leg with my fingernails a few days ago, not realizing how deep I was getting, and the cuts got infected. I've been draining the pus out, cleaning it with face wash pads (diluted in water so there's not as much alcohol) and keeping it under bandages with neosporin as much as possible. I'm poor as fuck and my physician is like a 2 hour bus ride away so I really want to avoid that if I can. But it legit fucking hurts to put weight on this fucker, like I take a step the wrong way and my head is swimming and I can't think. It's gotten marginally better since yesterday but like damn it's pretty bad. What else do I do to take care of it? When should I panic and see a real doc?
Sorry for shitting up your board guys, thanks for any input
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Lydia Semmlemore - Sun, 21 Aug 2016 21:00:07 EST ubi64DO/ No.54418 Reply
also worth noting i guess, this started from razorburn that i couldn't leave alone.
Lydia Dacklehutch - Mon, 22 Aug 2016 05:21:04 EST yw2pWV+y No.54419 Reply
Honestly hard to say it's better from that picture, maybe the light is better so I can see more but it will take a while anyway. Anyway if you say you have a 10/10 pain then they gotta give you tramadol or something better than aspirin. I'm not for pain relief anyway; it's just a signal of distress and you should monitor all aspects of your injury. Probably good to avoid a lot of walking if it hurts, but try to do some light stretching/lounging in the sun and keep fluids up.

I work with special needs children/young people with anxiety and it's a nightmare when they get an injury. They obsess over picking and we have to monitor them frequently to ensure they don't peel off plasters or re-open wounds. I don't want to sound like your mother, it's just that if you want to clean off any abnormalities, use tools that you can wipe down and remove more exactly with. Nails are blunt and trap dirt, which is why it got infected, most likely. Also, lance your pimples from the side and gently roll out the pus. Use steam to open pores. Self care is a wonderful thing to practise on yourself and this habit of yours just needs some refinement.
Magder - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:08:33 EST rp+qv/HU No.55198 Reply
Crazy how you more than superficially wounded yourself. That might not just be pus but possibly the yellow caking of a staph infection. Check with your doc.

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