Ask the Nurse Archive
July 14, 2019 at 10:51pm
I would like to get some answers on what’s going on with my health. I am a 20 year old female and here are my symptoms: fatigue, always tired and needing naps, weakness that feels like I am going to faint, bone pain in my legs, arms, hands and feet, chest pain and pressure, swollen gland on left side of neck, tingling in my neck around where it swells (parathyroid/thyroid area), forgetfulness, and low sex drive. I’m thinking it may be my thyroid or my parathyroid gland.
July 5, 2019 at 6:14pm
Is there evidence that supports the use of an intrauterine device (like Attain) to help cure stress incontinence?
July 5, 2019 at 6:06pm
What is a solution for urinary incontinence? My physician said to do kegel exercises. I went to a urologist, am on medication Oxubutrin, and I bought a pelvic stimulation device. I am so tired of constantly being wet.
July 5, 2019 at 5:58pm
What is the topical medicine to deal with excessive hair on face and chin? I have tried waxing and depilatories. Someone told me there is a cream that is a long term solution.
June 18, 2019 at 5:07pm
Does APEXM treat prolapse?
June 16, 2019 at 8:23pm
I am wondering if hormone therapy (BHT) is right for me if I am not experiencing any ill effects of menopause? I'm 52 and haven't had a period for about 14 months. However, I do not have hot flashes, night sweats, and in fact feel very good.
June 16, 2019 at 8:10pm
How long do bladder lifts last? Will Attain help?
June 12, 2019 at 11:21pm
What is the reason that Estrogen/Progesterone is not being prescribed by OB/GYNs after a certain age (70)?
June 12, 2019 at 10:59pm
I started taking vaginal estrogen and now learned my dramatic hair loss may be a side effect. I recently stopped taking this medicine. I have an appointment with my gynecologist soon, but I’m panicking as I’m losing a handful of hair every day. What can I do?
June 10, 2019 at 10:32pm
My gynecologist's office closed suddenly, and I was having my pessary cleaned every 10 weeks. How do I clean it myself?