To help us help you a little quicker, when you post a problem or complaint in the Miscellaneous Medical Problems forum, can you try to include details for the following.

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A</font color>ge:</font color> yes, it is sometimes important. </font color>

S</font color>ex:</font color> different conditions can often be found for both male and female. </font color>

S</font color>igns & Symptoms:</font color> of injury or illness. </font color>

A</font color>llergies:</font color> it can sometimes help to know if you are allergic to medications, food, etc.</font color>

M</font color>edications:</font color> what medications are you currently taking (prescribed or over the counter). </font color>

P</font color>ertinent past medical history:</font color> what events or symptoms might be related to the injury or illness. </font color>

L</font color>ast oral intake:</font color> or you eating correctly (good healthy diet)? </font color>

E</font color>vents associated with or leading up to this injury or illness:</font color> knowing these events can help us put together the pieces of the medical puzzle. </font color>

In all events of illness or injury, please do not substitute the use of this board for going to see a Medical Practitioner.

It can also help your Medical Practitioner, if you print out this list and provide them with the details you give.
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