Ask the Doc

I love questions, and as you may have seen, I have some posts called “Ask the Doc”. Just send me your questions and I will post my answers in the blog. Please keep in mind I cannot give out any personal medical advice, but I can answer general questions. Thank you and I look forward to reading your questions! [contact-form][contact-field label=’Name’ type=’name’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Email’ type=’email’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Website’ type=’url’/][contact-field label=’Comment’ type=’textarea’ required=’1’/][/contact-form]

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  1. I am a medical student about to take step 1 then start rotations. Over the past two years my health has been falling apart. I was diagnosed with astma that showed the early stage emphasema just last year. Now, I am experiencing kidney problems. I get the butterfly rash, and have for over a year. My hands are so stiff in the mornings I can not open my medication. My body hurts, mainly my neck and hips. Especially after strenuous exercise, but I thought it was the soreness everyone gets. My drains are always clogged with hair, but i thought that was normal. I am always tired but I’m in medical school, everyone is. I have been in denial about my health because I am young, fit, and take care of myself. I finally made an appointment to get blood work done after I spent the night puking. I went to urgent care the next morning, still puking, to discover I have leukocytes and protien in my urine. I have been having terrible anxiety about being diagnosed and how that diagnosis is going to affect my career going further. Thank you for sharing your story, I may get some much needed sleep tonight.

    1. I’m glad I could help. It sounds like you’ve really been struggling, and I want you to know that it does get better. It may be hard, but it’s not impossible. Keep your faith and hope strong.i am here if you have any questions.

  2. I have lupus nephritis with all the symptoms (CNS, discoid, peracradiaties, hemolytic anemia etc.) I’m a vet, played football in university and I work full time and own a home in one of the most perstigious areas in my city. My dad is a doctor and My sister is in med school. I live Alone and am in remission on 9mg of prednisone and 25 mg of imuran. I will cure myself, anyways wondering if you have a Facebook page


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