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    RE: Hemorrhoids

    Jim, The blood is probably nothing, as you say, but I would be really careful when you're on warfarin and check with your doctor.  I was on blood thinners for 4 months post-OHS because of a blood clot, but my cardiologist quickly switched me from warfarin ...

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    RE: Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

    Hi Peter, Let me relieve you of some concerns.  First, although I never had your condition, I did have a heart attack and emergency quintuple bypass surgery at the age of 67 (nearly 4 years ago), immediately followed by a 2 week medically induced coma ...

  • Hi Peter,       Like yourself, I was diagnosed with a thoracic aortic aneurysm. Mine was discovered at 4.2 cm. 6 months later 4.6 cm. After that, it was stable for 2 years. The last test was about a month ago, and was 3.0 cm.   I'm an active 56 year ...

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