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Let there be lips!

Help me understand what my doctor is telling me about my bizarre new party trick, where my lips swell up to Kardashian proportions. Also, help me be a good patient and actually follow through on the prescribed course(s) of action. [more inside]
posted by jph on Nov 26, 2012 - 50 answers

Hypothyroid, yes, hypoglycemic, yes, angioedemic, yes, hypokalemic, yes. Anorexic, no.

About a week ago I was diagnosed as hypokalemic by a Boston-based Masshealth doctor. Unfortunately, while treating the hypokalemia, the doc rode right over my medical context, which is to say long-standing hypothyroidism, angioedema, and hypoglycemia. Then, to add insult to injury, he decided I fit into the one medical box I don't actually fit into: Anorexia! How do I replace this foolish doc, with a more analytical MassHealth-approved variety? And who knows something about some blend of the low potassium, high-swelling-and-inflammation, high-protein-or-crash, hypothyroid experience? [more inside]
posted by Puppetry for Privacy on Nov 13, 2011 - 8 answers


Six months and three doctors later, I still have the hives. I am seriously sick of it. Does anyone have any advice? [more inside]
posted by misanthropicsarah on Oct 22, 2007 - 27 answers

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