The mystery infection revealed itself to me. My urine was darkening by the day, accompanied by tell-tale stinging. They say urinary tract infections (UTIs) are unusual in men. Good to know I'm not just another guy! My fever broke 24 hours after I started taking Levaquin. Undeniable symptoms appeared the same day. We looked up
I want to reassure so many of you that emailed and contacted me via Facebook that I'm OK. But it's a good thing I dropped everything and drove down to Mayo Clinic yesterday afternoon. It was an interesting experience. Please note that if you're going to live on an Island--even a large, accessible one like
Never a dull moment. I woke up last night with a 101 degree fever. It's my fault; I pushed too hard this week. I'm not ashamed to admit that getting sick like this is unsettling. I'm congested and an upset stomach makes it difficult to eat. I spent the day sleeping and trying to stay
From what may be possible in the future to an easy way to temporarily overcome myeloma drug resistance now. Apparently adding something as simple and innocuous as an antibiotic can add four or more months of effectiveness to fading Revlimid therapy. Here's the abstract from a study published Friday in the American Journal of Hematology,
In the Late Night with David Letterman tradition, here are the Top Ten ways that Pattie knows when I'm really sick: (10) I came home after work and found Pat asleep on the couch with our dog at his feet and two of our cats curled-up on top of him. (9) His hair isn't combed.