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Tuesday 21 November 2006
I have gallstones which are causing me chronic pain, but I am finding it difficult to get sensible advice. I have two sets of symptoms. Occasionally I get severe pain on the right side under the rib cage. This has happened only rarely, although it once culminated in an attack of jaundice in which my eyes and skin turned yellow. The other symptoms are more subtle, but still unpleasant: bloating, constipation and colicky pains. The doctors I have seen all recommend surgery to remove the gall bladder. It seems to me that this can only make things worse, as without a gall bladder, the flow of bile won't be regulated. What other treatments, apart from surgery, are possible?
Tuesday 30 May 2006
Six years ago my sister developed breast cancer. After the lump was removed she had radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Last year she was given the all clear. Two months ago she developed a bad cough. She has now been told that she has both lung cancer and liver cancer. Why has she been so unlucky to develop new cancers so soon after she was given the all clear?
Sunday 06 November 2005
Friday 21 October 2005
Wednesday 12 October 2005
Tuesday 07 June 2005
I have read that loose, pale-coloured stools are a sign of fat malabsorption. I have had consistently yellow, foul-smelling stools (with undigested bits in them) for as long as I can remember. Also, after going to the toilet I often feel nauseous. What could be the cause? Does it mean that my body is deficient in "good fats" and vitamins?
Friday 04 March 2005
A Question of Health: Must I be on the wagon to get insurance? And are rear-facing buggies best for baby?
Tuesday 08 February 2005
Friday 31 December 2004
Sunday 19 December 2004
Friday 03 December 2004
Richie Barnett spends his lunch hour acting as a "taxi service" between a nursery and relatives' houses to ensure his three-year-old son Fynley's childcare needs are met.
Thursday 06 May 2004
Saturday 24 April 2004
Sunday 21 September 2003
Saturday 23 August 2003
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