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2 years and counting

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • March 28, 2009
  • 07:48 AM

I need some help.
i have been having left sided chest pain or the past two years. I have had 3 ECG's, 3 Chest X-rays, and given nearly 60 vials of blood. After all of this, there is still no answer.
I have seen 3 different Dr's, all of which have tested me for lots of things, but nothing comes of it.
I get a very sharp pain in my chest, left sided, near the armpit. It will often feel like a big needle is being driven through my chest into my back. I have gained a few pounds since this has started, and am a smoker (1/2 pack per day) No drinking EVER, or drugs EVER.
I have found lately that my BP is going up, and my pulse that is normally 82 is now in the 100 range.
I get a bloated feeling, dull pains in the abdomen, and the urge to belch lots to relieve the pressure. I have also had a upper GI barium x-ray lately, and was told that I have a narrowing esophagus. Is it possible that this could be a Gallbladder issue?

Any ideas will help. I have been told that it can't be that serious, because after 2 years, it would have presented itself more.


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  • hi ,i am joseph and i am a doctor you have a so called : Intercostal neuralgia it is caused from the vertebral column do x-rays of the Th1-Th12 AP+Lat viewsTake intramuscular injections of B complex once daily for 10 days with oral diclofenc 50 mgs twice a day after meals for 15 days .my e-mail:clinic_98@hotmail.com anything you need ,just mail
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  • Have you ever had a Gastroscopy ? just a quick thought... could be a hernia ? I hope you find the cause soonBest WishesSammy http://www.undiagnosedillness.org
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