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    What did you do today?

    I can put an and to the debate by saying, it won't happen. It could go sideways in a number of ways. Top of the list, she has another test coming up Friday morning at the hospital. When they do a blood draw they would find it in her system. That, after telling the ER doctors that she HAS NOT...
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    Air cavity

    OOOh. That's more gap than I was visualizing. I was thinking a small gap like 1/4" or less leaking in outside air. I'd say Jeff has the right idea.
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    What did you do today?

    Weed is the first thing every doctor has asked her about, saying weed and pregnancy are the 2 leading causes of chronic cyclic nausea.
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    What did you do today?

    Not diabetic, not pregnant, not a weed smoker, yup, they asked. We've gone through tests multiple times a week for 8 1/2 weeks now, including the ones you mentioned and several more. We do have a new doctor in the area, with a new test that duplicates a test already done, but using a different...
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    Air cavity

    I had a similar situation in our living room when we remodeled. Changed to a vaulted ceiling. I sprayed foam in any little wall to ceiling cracks that even hinted they may leak attic air into the living space, 20 years later we have no issues. If I'm reading your post right, it looks like a...
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    What did you do today?

    "How about Cleveland Clinic?" Any hospital that can get her in is on the list. We'll just keep calling. But, they have to be on our insurance plan.
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    What did you do today?

    "Was the inner ear thing Meniere's disease? Or something else?" It turned out to be nothing. The diagnosis was an 11th hour "guess" by the gastroenterologist. When we went to the specialist they did a bunch of tests and said it's definitely not anything with the inner ear. He said even the...
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    What did you do today?

    She's been tested for viruses though blood tests. They've even taken biopsies from her stomach and intestines and had them lab tested for a microscopic cause. Everything comes back normal. I can't say for sure there isn't a virus, only because we don't know what is wrong, but the doctors seem...
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    What did you do today?

    Thanks Flyover. That's not so far off from what one doctor thought. He thought it was something like vertigo but he had a different (long) name for it. We went to the Nose Ear and Throat specialist. We thought we were on to something. But after running test on the ears and inner ear, etc., he...
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    What did you do today?

    That's a nice looking canoe rack Flyover. Stored away for next year. zannej, yes, she's been checked, prodded, scanned, and re-checked several times. Every test comes back normal. They put her on a heart monitor & test her blood every time we go to the ER, which has been often. So far her...
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    How many folks use the energy saving bulbs?

    We've been upgrading to LED as the old incandescents die. We put warm white bulbs in the outside garage fixtures and I can't tell the difference from the old incandescent bulbs, with the one exception that they aren't burning out like the old bulbs.
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    What did you do today?

    That's a nice canoe rack Flyover. Anxiously waiting to see it loaded with the canoe. My wife is still nauseous, this coming Monday will be 7 weeks now. She's lost somewhere between 35-40 Lbs. to date and getting weaker by the day. Just getting up for the restroom (20 ft. trip each way). wipes...
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    What's this pipe in my sump pit??

    Pretty much what I was implying, with the exception of not reopening it until there was a need.
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    What's this pipe in my sump pit??

    Probably didn't want the expense of breaking up the concrete. Easier to cap the end and tile over it. The upside, if you ever decide you want a kitchen in the basement again, you'll have a gray water drain. Not sure the sump pump would be happy about that though. lol.
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    Crawlspace vs roof?

    When you say crawlspace do you mean ground level crawlspace or are you referring to attic space? I've seen people refer to the attic as a crawlspace is why I ask. I guess because it can sometimes be a tight area to navigate. If you are referring to the attic space, yes that can affect the roof...
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