Azathioprine for PACNS?
Last month I was diagnosed with PACNS, or Primary CNS Vasculitis. I've been taking daily prednisone and the plan was for monthly infusions of...
Living with CLL and new complications
I came across this site when I was looking for information about CLL....
Bone marrow transplant
So since CLL is heredity also I don't think it's a good idea to use my own in view of what happened to my brother....
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
I was just told by my orthopedic dr that I have cubital tunnel syndrome. He suggested I try a conservative way to fix it first by keeping my ...
Thyroglossal subcutaneous cyst 18mm in diameter, what to do!?
Hi there, I'm from SA, look I was just wanting some advice, my Dr took an ultrasound and it says I have a subcutaneous cyst around my larynx ...
Would somebody be kind enough to post what the normal levels are for both Thyroid Peroxidase antibodies, and thyroglobulin antibodies....
i have a pigmented lesion on my right cheek of my face just under my eye i have had it for some time i was at the hospital a week ago they sa...
Getting desperate now
I'm going to apologise in advance for this post but need to get things off my chest. I've written to my GP about recent medichecks results an...
Atypical Variant 1 lymphocytes
Since I have changed oncologists, I can no longer figure out my ALC. He gives 2 readings, one for lymphocyte percentage, and another for Atyp...
Deep learning algorithm diagnoses skin cancer as well as seasoned dermatologists
There's been an encouraging development with Artificial Intelligence detection of skin cancers. The Google neural net is [ i]'helping catch s...
Please let me know if this sentence below means that I have skin cancer or not? That's my last medical test.
section shows mild basket weave hyperkeratosis with mild superficial peri vascular lymphocytic infiltrate. No significant pathology....
Biologics applied for
Hi peeps, I'm just back from the hospital, having just applied for anti tnfs/ biologics. I was offered a choice of four: Etanercept ( a biosi...
Slow and steady
No PB at this weeks Parkrun but I was ready to walk after the first k or so as my shins were sore. Just as I slowed to a fast walk, the legen...
I know that's not how you spell it but I have been diagnosed with this after a punch biopsy, it seems to be spreading and it's across my nose...
Cleaning up your Act
Chris Kresser is a functional practitioner dedicated to treating chronic illnesses. This article gives lots of tips and links to eliminate to...
I went for a full check as I learned from this excellent, informative forum that we CLLers have to be wary of skin " issues " as the CLL can ...
Dermatology Appointment Update
Hello everyone I had my long-awaited Dermatology Appointment yesterday which had to be the shortest consultation I've ever had!. It was good ...
Skin cancers/lesions - Example images
Given that with CLL, we have a much higher risk of skin cancers, CLL specialist Dr Wierda recommends [ i]'at least an annual visit with a der...
Hi wondering if any of you lovely ladies can tell me if u suffer severe breast pain with having endo Iv never had breast pain before but it i...
Radioiodine - do I have unusual resistance?
I had a total thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid cancer in 2013, a lump in my right thyroid lobe, followed by 1.1GBq radioiodine ablation sh...
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