Patient Comments: Low Blood Pressure - Treatments

What was the treatment for your low blood pressure?

Comment from: digital_irishman, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: July 05

Chiggers drive me nuts. You get a bite, you notice bite, then the unrelenting fun begins while you try your best to not scratch. The itch is so freaking intense. Hydrocortisone works well to manage itch and a little Neosporin helps the bite heal. Two weeks at least for it to return to normal. They love to find a fold in skin; behind knee, or upper inner thigh.

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Comment from: marto, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: March 24

After a bout with prostatitis, the urologist wanted to do a cystoscopy to see if anything was going on. The procedure was very painful, I will never ever have it done again unless if under some form of general anesthesia. I was not even aware that this was even going to be that painful.

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Comment from: daniel, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: March 23

Colonoscopy preparation is quite hard not being able to eat, and drinking clear fluids only. Laxative drink is like drinking sherbet not bad really. Lying there exposed on the table makes you feel vulnerable, though the nurses and doctor were absolutely fantastic. Relaxation drug and bit of oxygen, and I didn't feel a thing, absolutely painless. Follow the preparation properly and you shouldn't have any problems, don't listen to the horror stories.

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Comment from: Kingsley, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: November 24

Several years ago I began showing symptoms of costochondritis but doctors in the emergency room (ER) and general practice could not diagnose. Then 3 years ago, while working in a restaurant kitchen, the symptoms became much more severe. Often looking like a heart-attack, I would lose the use of my arm, my jaw would tighten, I'd feel a stab in my chest, and fall to the ground. Eventually it took me out of my career. Someone gently poking me in the chest could send me to the floor. After 18 months of MRIs, x-rays, heart monitors, and blood tests my doctors decided it was costochondritis. They told me to rest and take anti-inflammatories. I was told that was the only help possible. Since then I have been fearful of exercising my upper body. Most symptoms have subsided but again I've had to lose out a lot on my career and life style.

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Comment from: Emvy, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: May 12

I am normally fit and healthy. I have had occasional atrial fibrillation for 10 years. It is well controlled on beta blockers and warfarin. However over the past nine months I have had increasing bouts of dizziness, usually in a morning. Reduction in strength of beta blockers has had no real effect. I still have dizziness but not as yet fainting. Blood pressure is around 110/60 in a morning but rises usually to 145/75 in the afternoon and evening.

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Comment from: Zeta, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: January 05

I have a hernia and am ok while sitting, lifting, and riding my bike, then all of a sudden my lower intestines seem to drop and the hernia bulge appears. I go to pass motion and then the pain goes away. I can pass motion as many as 6 times in 24 hours. I live in a small hilly town and work in a supermarket.

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