Hoped It Would Never Come ~ Starting Treatment
I'm thinking positive ( actually I'm trying to not think ) that Ibrutinib or a combination will bring my numbers to the normal range and I'll...
venous blood draws vs finger stick
I was in process of changing Primary Care Docs. That included switching to a different clinic for INR/PT checks....
***15Months So far so good***
Good morning all my Brothers. Had 15 month exam yesterday Doc says all numbers look good and I'm feeling okay....
Hypo, NDT and blood test timing
Many years ago, when I was on T4, I was told by a doctor to have my blood test first thing on an empty stomach and then do blood tests. I sti...
My ACTH Stimulation test is to have 3 blood draws
After waiting for several months I was finally able to see a specialist ( where I live a GP cannot order this test ). I’m wondering if any of...
Anyone else claustrophobic?
Hi Ladies, Okay, yes, my sleep cycle is off, so I figured I'd make use of the time to bring up a topic that has been on the back burner... .....
To port or not to port
Hi everyone. I’ve appreciated reading everyone else’s posts and hearing about the individual journeys we have all been on with MBC....
Mri results and official diagnosis
Starting Urso 2x a day at first for a week then 3x a day moving fed after that....
Sharp constant pain lower right rib area
Hello to everyone, hoping for some feed back please. Was in ER tonight, the last four days I have had major pain without seizing in the lower...
DIAGNOSIS today cll/sll
Got my " official " diagnosis today.... even though I full suspected it....
DHT, A1C covered under Medicare?
I switched from private insure to Medicare last month. The Labcorp technician indicated that several of my monthly or quarterly blood draws a...
Blood draws for private testing?
I’m going to get some bloods done by medichecks, and the tests I’m going for recommend having blood drawn instead of finger prick. I’m have n...
Blood draw difficulties....
Every time I go for a blood test , whether private or NHS , they really struggle to find ANY vein in my arms, and if they do, my blood won’t ...
Fluctuating results why?
I have been on the same dose since September 2017 and endo says he does not understand why my levels are doing this. All tests done early mor...
Thanks for releiving my anxiety
I'm 32 years, smoked for 14 years of them and also classified myself as a professional quiter for trying to quit so many times. Until a month...
Frustrated - please help me with my battle plan
In studying up on that, I suspected I was too - brain fog, fatigue, low basal temp, high bp, insomnia, mild depression among other things. Tr...
Absolute Monocytes up?
Hi CLL'ers, I'm going to see my Dr. in a few days, I m able to get blood work results on line beforehand which is great. I can't stand that w...
Thyroid Friendly GP list?
I asked whether she would have expected my TSH to be higher in relation to my below range FT4. I mentioned Thyroid UK and this forum to her a...
I have been on imbruvica for 1.5 years and have had anxiety off and on and increasd bp also all off and on mostly my life is much improved bl...
What to do? Young mother who just got diagnosed with hosimotos thyroiditis.
Hello, I'm a 28 year old female married with 3 boys. ( Stay at home mother ) my journey started when I noticed red bumps on my stomach after ...
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