Stomach infection

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    messtafarian

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    I just got my automatic lab values back from my followup doctor visit. My hepatic values look really good although alkaline phosphatase has gone up 30 percent though still in the normal range.

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    Lymphocytes are at 55 and neutrophils are at 28. That does say "infection." My white blood count is tanked at 3.7 and it should be high if I have an infection. You know...I'm starting to think I might have leukemia.
     
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    It depends on what they're looking for. There are technical aspects to both tests that are limiting -- for example with the MRI it's more important to hold *perfectly* still. I think with the CT they can chop up the image into sections in a way they can't with MRI.
     
  3. extremecheddar

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    Did you get any pain relief after your gallbladder was removed?

    Btw I know multiple people who suffered diarrhea for several weeks/months after gallbladder surgery. Should eventually settle down.
     
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    I did feel some relief but what was bothering me more was the diarrhea and neuro symptoms. Lots of shaking and muscle twitching. The gallbladder was absolutely horrific according to the surgeon but I still think that any improvement had more to do with the antibiotics.
     
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    Whoa! Back up a minute... Fish tetracycline???? I just looked that up on Amazon and there's a brand called Fritz Mardel Maracyn 2 and it says
    Each packet contains 10 mg minocycline activity. It does not say anything about excipients. Anybody else here using fish drugs? I've used equestrian pain relievers but not aquatic antibiotics.
     
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    I haven't ordered any fish drugs yet but I do have it as a backup plan if needed.
     
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