Journals

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Bastard

Sallysnightmare
  • By Sallysnightmare · Posted April 12, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • You sit there an accuse me of sleeping with other guys but in reality I've only been with you it magic that it pops up after I've slept with you. It's actually really hurtful. Because you admit to sleeping ...

What?

Sallysnightmare
  • By Sallysnightmare · Posted April 11, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Well this make no sense to me maybe someone else can explain it to me. So my doctor calls and tells me it's not in my blood and not in my culture. The only thing that was positive was a swab. How does ...

Everyday

Sallysnightmare
  • By Sallysnightmare · Posted April 9, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Everyday I have to work , to smile, to fake that I am happy with this outcome. But all these drugs make me drowzy I might as well be a zombie. And everytime I walk around I feel like I'm out of body ...

April 8, 2014

jflanagan61789
  • By jflanagan61789 · Posted April 8, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • So, since joining Inspire, I've been getting a lot of amazing feedback and I'm very grateful for all of it. BUT now, I'm worrying, because I have yet to tell anyone in my family that I have these bumps ...

What a wonderful world

Sallysnightmare
  • By Sallysnightmare · Posted April 7, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • These pills do nothing, I might as well be off of them atleast I could have hair without worrying if it's going to fall out. Along with all the other side effects. I mean shit I can't walk, can't do shit ...

Great

Sallysnightmare
  • By Sallysnightmare · Posted April 6, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • So about a week ago I had anal sex for the first time 2 days later I break out in bumps and a lot of pain. I look up symptoms and of course what do I find herpes... So I run to the doctor and get tested ...

April 4, 2014

jflanagan61789
  • By jflanagan61789 · Posted April 5, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • Tonight, I had the first major scare since being diagnosed with HPV. I guess I always knew that it could lead to cervical cancer, but tonight it really hit me how possible it is for me. I guess I didn't ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 14, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Blood tests say I am now negative for herpes

Primadivasm
  • By Primadivasm · Posted February 18, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • What do I believe? Should I stop taking the medicine. I want to say that this is good news but no one will confirm it. Any experiences out there? Thanks ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted February 11, 2014
  • 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

Cancer and yoga -- a new resource

TeamInspire
  • By TeamInspire · Posted February 4, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Dear members, We're writing to share with you a new video, "Yoga for Cancer," created by one of our nonprofit patient advocacy partners, the National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC), a program of the ...

ACV - wow.

baddream
  • By baddream · Posted January 23, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • So I did a little reading about Apple Cider Vinegar and the positive effects on warts. I did read it would burn and sting ... So I powered through thinking it was normal burning. Definately not normal ...

HPV, awesome.

baddream
  • By baddream · Posted January 22, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • What a nightmare. Started with a tiny weird dot close to the back opening of my vagina - went to my DR. "Oh" she says, "it's no big deal" she says. "Warts are common a lot of people have them." Come here ...

Herpes of Eyes

mrmanors
  • By mrmanors · Posted January 10, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • I have experienced flashes of light in my right eye for almost a year now. My Ophthalmologist checked for detached retina but it was well attacted. I have had stabbing pain of my eyes several times over ...

Scared S#*tless

cancancer
  • By cancancer · Posted December 28, 2013
  • 15 replies
  • I had a PAP smear finally, after years of omitting to have one. Now they test for HPV. I should not have been surprised to find that I have HPV... I had it in college, after a rape... but it confirmed ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · Posted December 6, 2013
  • 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

Thank You, From Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted November 26, 2013
  • 108 replies
  • Hello everyone, As Thanksgiving approaches, all of us at Inspire would like to take a moment to thank you for being part of our community. While we wish no one had to deal with the serious health issues ...

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