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Severe non-specific symptoms; disabling, scary.

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  • Posted By: RachelBullets
  • December 3, 2008
  • 07:08 AM

I'm 20 years old. Over the past year, I have progressively developed random symptoms that aren't pointing to anything in particular. They include: abdominal pain, severe nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, blood in my stool, frequent UTIs including a kidney infection, night sweats, low-grade fevers every few days, debilitatingly heavy and long-lasting menstrual cycles, food regurgitation, decline in vision, a blister-type rash between the toes on my left foot, appetite and weight loss. I am also bipolar, and have noticed a VERY significant change in how extreme my mood swings are.

All of the following tests were normal: 2 upper endoscopies, a colonoscopy, HIDA scan, pancreatitis blood tests, liver blood tests, pelvic and abdominal ultrasounds and CT scans.

I've had anemia for a long time...my RBC is fine, my RDW is always high. But as my hemoglobin improves, my hematocrit is dropping more. In my most recent blood test, my thyroid hormone was just slightly high by .04, and while my WBC is normal, I have elevated lymphocytes and my urine had elevated leukocytes, but no bacteria indicating a UTI.

ANY IDEAS? I feel like I'm dying every day.:(

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  • My MCH and MCHC have improved, along with my hemoglobin and MCV, but my hematocrit, blood platelets, RBC and WBC have all dropped. So, my anemia is improving appears to be improving, but it seems to not make sense to have a dropping RBC.
    RachelBullets 120 Replies
    • December 3, 2008
    • 07:28 AM
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  • I don't know if this sounds paranoid , but, in March, my TSH was a normal 1.95, and now, its at 4.24. That's only been 9 months, and I've never had issues with TSH before. With that, my irregular menstrual cycle, vision loss and other things, could it be a pituitary tumor?
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    • December 3, 2008
    • 09:43 AM
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