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Hey Vee and other House groupies,

Did you see House where they were trying to diagnose the patient with scleroderma? That is the 2nd House episode I've seen where they have mentioned sclero.

xo

Tangelo

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No! I would have liked to have seen that one. I don't watch it regularly. I emailed the producers of Grey's Anatomy last year and told them they should use sclero in a story line. But they don't take advice! :lol:

 

How did the episode go?

 

Thanks for mentioning it Tange.

 

Love,

B


Take care,

Barefut

 

Serena Justis

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International Scleroderma Network (ISN)

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Tangie,

I was wondering when they'd use Scleroderma... after all it's a huge mystery. Maybe House knows how to cure us. J/k

 

Peanut.


You can deprive the body but the soul needs chocolate

my HMO makes me wear a helmet...

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I remember one episode where he said, "It's never lupus." My husband is always surprised when I sit watching these shows naming diseases from the symptoms or telling what a blood test is for.


Warm wishes,

Jefa

 

Carrie Maddoux

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There's another show on called Medical Mysteries. They take real people's stories and present them as myteries and the audience is supposed to guess the diagnosis. They even give you mulitple choice answers. It's interesting, educational and kinda fun.


Take care,

Barefut

 

Serena Justis

ISN Blogger

International Scleroderma Network (ISN)

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Hey TAng,

 

Yes, they did mention that one of the diagnosis's might be sclero. The patient, I believe had MS, and he was choking and couldn't swallow. That's what led them to do sclero testing and a skin biopsy. But he didn't have it.

 

My favorite show!


Happy people don't have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything they have!

 

Warm and Happy to you! Vee

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The episode aired in US Tues. this week - this season!!! I have loved House since the first episode! I think that was the first time I'd heard of IVIG & I knew what they were talking about!!!! Does anyone watch Mystery Diagnosis on Discovery Health Channel (besides you Vee!!! hahaha!) Vee & I have very similar tastes in TV shows!!!!!!!!!


Soft hugs your way,

 

Michele

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Does anyone knows what is the actual name of the episode?

I love that show but I get it late in Korea. If I know the name of the episode I can have my son buy from from some computer site, i tunes, I think.

 

Ani

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I love both of theese programs my hubby thinks im crazy but I had to get the house seasons and I watch them repeatedly I can't think of the name of the first episode that touches on it but it is the one when chase's dad shows up

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Don't forget to watch Mystery Diagnosis on Monday night.

 

Polymyositis Featured on Discovery Health.

 

After more than two years of working with the producers of the Discovery Channel, TMA is pleased to announce the completion of a segment on polymyositis as part of a Discovery Health program to be aired on October 15 at 10 p.m ET. Please check your local listings to confirm that time; or visit http://dsc.discovery.com/. The Myositis Association.

 

Big Hugs,

Janey


Janey Willis

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I checked & will tape the show (okay, DVR it or whatever!) but the promo doesn't say anything abojut polymositis - maybe no one would understand anyway!!! But, I'm going to be sleeping at 10:00 & need my beauty rest!!! THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!


Soft hugs your way,

 

Michele

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Oh Janey,

 

I just posted on the regular board. I didn't see this first. I saw Mystery Diagnosis last night, and thought they were going to diagnosis her with sclero, it was that similar.

I'm glad I caught it, because I just now saw your post. It was very interesting. Good thing I'm a TV junky, or I would have missed it! The other woman was also very interesting, B-12 dificiency. I've had that bowel trouble for years. I used to get anxiety attacks when I would go out to eat, or if we got in the car and was headed for the freeway. I totally understood her fear of going out in public. When she went out to lunch with her friends and spent all the time in the bathroom, totally reminded me of one of my holiday brunches one year. I must have been in and out of the bathroom at least 7 or 8 times that day, and was afraid to get in my car and go home, for fear I wouldn't make it. My kids and hubby and I joke about it alot, but it is a real fear. I hate to say it, but since they put me a prescription for my pain, I've been pretty "regular" but I also know that it can cause severe constipation, so I have to be very careful on how much I take.

 

 

Now for Tuesday night! House, here I come!


Happy people don't have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything they have!

 

Warm and Happy to you! Vee

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I did a little House research. I think the episode is 97 Seconds, from Season 4, Episode 3. I remember last season when the show mentioned Scleroderma too. Weird. I wonder if someone related to the show has a special interest in it.

 

Hope you get to see it. I have not watched many House episodes but every time I do, I really like it. I LOVE Mystery Diagnosis. Sadly, I too know what they are talking about on all these medical shows.

 

xo,

Tangies

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I love House as well , can't wait for the new series to show here in the UK. Has actually just got me thinking which TV doctor would I choose to diagnose and treat me? I think House would be my number one , clever with sex appeal is always a good combination, shame about the bedside manner though. Always rather liked Dr Green , Dr Carter in ER as well, but think Dr Ellis( George Clooney) although great to look at would be too easily distracted by some pretty nurse! Don't think I would trust any of the lot from Grays Anatomy - always too many personal crises going on (looking forward to watching 2 hour special tonight though!). Well must get back to work, am working at home today as on two weeks unpaid study leave, so time is money!

Lizzie

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