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Recent content by gracem

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    Abscess problems

    Hey. About ten days ago I noticed a tender spot near my c-tube. After a few days it got soft and more tender. I never went to the doctor because it never got worse and I never developed a fever. Four days ago the abscess broke open and drained when I was in the shower. I thought everything...
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    Osteoporosis Infusions?

    I'm not sure exactly what medicine I'll be ttakingoing but I've been told it will be a series of three infusions done in a hospital setting. Does anyone have any experience with these medications? How bad are the immediate side effects? I've heard they make you cramp really bad. How long...
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    C-tube leaking all over the place?

    About 18 months ago I had a chait trapdoor c-tube placed to help with my motility problem. For those of you who don't know what a c-tube is, Everyday I flush it with salt water and it forces everything to move through my colon. For a while I had neglected my flushes. I got lazy and would...
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    Anyone noticed poor healing and scaring?

    Over the past two years I've noticed that when I injure my self in some way, (Ex: scrape, cut, burn) it's takes longer than it should heal and I seem to have a greater chance of scaring. For example, my cat scratched me three weeks ago and it still hasn't fully healed. I've had simple wounds...
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    Worried about rheumatologist

    Hi. This is my first post so I hope I'm not doing anything wrong... So I've had back pain for about three years now and it's been getting progressively worse. About a year ago I switched GI doctors and when my doctor heard about my pain he ordered a bone density scan. The scan showed that I...
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