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  1. Thread: Transplant

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    Re: Transplant

    Hoping that infection is knocked out very quickly. Healing thoughts and prayers coming your way.
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    Re: Atlanta recommendations (again)?

    Hi! I too was misdiagnosed with wegeners. I found this group and they continue to be my friends. I tried gluten free and it was not helpful because it turned out I am allergic to ALL grains. I never...
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    Re: pberggren memorial thread

    I am so sorry that you have this pain, but so glad you and Phil had each other, even for such a short time. May the Lord keep your spirits together and bring comfort to you as you face this difficult...
  4. Thread: Anniversary

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    Re: Anniversary

    Congratulations!!
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    Re: Cataract Surgery

    I replied to you at length on Facebook. I have not had a surgery to repair a surgery, but I sure do think it is time for you to get another opinion. Make sure it is from a surgeon in a different...
  6. Re: Chronic sinus infections, bronchitis, and nasal rinses.

    I have heard that the inhaled version of NAC has been discontinued. Many folks on the bronchiectasis fb groups are upset about it. I hope your stress goes away and you will improve soon. Glad you...
  7. Re: Chronic sinus infections, bronchitis, and nasal rinses.

    I had forgotten about baby shampoo. Will start that again. The one thing I might suggest is NAC by NOW Foods from Amazon. I take two 600mg capsules a day. Thins my mucus nicely and doesn’t give me...
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    Re: Cataract Surgery

    This is definitely not normal. I hope the surgeon will be able to correct it quickly! Let us know what he says. If he tries to pit uou off, find another doctor for a second opinion. Ask about...
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    Re: Cataract Surgery

    This is definitely not normal. I hope the surgeon will be able to correct it quickly! Let us know what he says. If he tries to pit uou off, find another dictor for a second opinion. Ask about...
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    Cataract Surgery

    I will keep you in my thoughts!


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    Re: Cataract Surgery

    It will all depend on how well the surgery goes. I have had to wear glasses all my adult life because of astigmatism in each eye. The surgery corrected my vision in each eye to 20/20. The only reason...
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    Re: Cataract Surgery

    Alysia I had cataracts removed from both eyes within a year if each other. Both caused by prednisone. I guess the ones caused by pred are a specific type and can be identified as such. I got new...
  13. Thread: Sick & Tired

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    Glad to hear you are doing better. I hope you can...

    Glad to hear you are doing better. I hope you can avoid the hospital. ❤️
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    My doctors seem pretty firm that five years is...

    My doctors seem pretty firm that five years is the lifetime max for the Fosamax class of drugs. They are also the only ones that have negative side effects on jaws ... but if you have strong teeth...
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    A lot for me to think about. i will have to see...

    A lot for me to think about. i will have to see how much it would cost us after insurance pays their share. if only Medicare covers it I am up the creek since it only covers 80%. That leaves us with...
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    I will most likely refuse any of these meds. ...

    I will most likely refuse any of these meds. There are only two categories. The Fosamx type meds have side effects of severe breaks of the femur, pelvis etc. as well as causing bone death in the...
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    You Go Girl!!!

    You Go Girl!!!
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    Sorry. It would be in addition to Forteo. OR if...

    Sorry. It would be in addition to Forteo. OR if I decide I don't want to take Forteo or any of the others, at least it would be something else I could do aside from the calcium and d3.
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    Here is a supplement my PCP has prescribed. ...

    Here is a supplement my PCP has prescribed.
    Buy Online Ortho Molecular - Product Strontium 60 Capsules @17.91 by using coupon SAVE10%

    It is NOT available on Amazon right now (unless you want...
  20. Thread: Sick & Tired

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    Yes, Bob uses inhaled budesonide when his asthma...

    Yes, Bob uses inhaled budesonide when his asthma is worse than usual. He doesn't like to take it because any kind of steroid can worsen or cause glaucoma, which he has.
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    It is only that it is safer for my teeth. ...

    It is only that it is safer for my teeth. Fosamax can cause holes in the mouth for those with bad teeth. Make you wonder how it can possibly make bones better if it can cause holes in the jaw? ...
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    Forteo & Pred induced Osteoporosis

    I had osteoporosis before having to go on long term prednisone, but it had truly improved with a vigorous schedule of walking and taking calcium and D3. Unfortunately, my prednisone use has worsened...
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    Gah!!! I agree. They need to pay for this. ...

    Gah!!! I agree. They need to pay for this. Crazy! You have my sympathy. I have been dealing with problem teeth all my life! Let us know what happens.
  24. Thread: Sick & Tired

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    I have been away from the forum for quite some...

    I have been away from the forum for quite some time. My ipad is working better now so I am back. I was stuck with my phone and the website is impossible on a phone.. Can't get the hang of the app. ...
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    Interesting. Our insurance told us it was not...

    Interesting. Our insurance told us it was not legal for them to do this. Maybe because they had not told us upfront? We were not asked to sign any agreement. We were simply approved for treatment.
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