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  • Posted By: Jessica123
  • November 21, 2009
  • 11:42 PM

I'm a 19 yr. old girl, and I've been having a variety of different symptoms on and off for at least 3-5 years. I've had several test and scans already, but I want know the results of the latest ones for a few weeks. I was wondering if anybody had any ideas about what I could have. I have a regular doctor, a gastrointrologist and a neurologist.

My symptoms are:

-fatigue (always tired, sleeping 10-12 hours at a time, and I sleep very deeply, I'm "out like a light')
-chills
-always cold, my feet and hands are freezing
-poor appetite
-severe stomach cramps
-slow digestion (an EGD showed residual food left in my stomach)
-constipation
-occasional diarrhea
-headaches, sometimes severe, in the back of my head and the front
-tremors and spasms (my hands shake for no reason, my muscles twitch)
-vertigo
-nausea/vomiting
-weight loss

I went to the ER 3 weeks ago for headache, severe vertigo and tremors. They did a CT scan that had normal results. My blood was checked for low iron, potassium and magnesium, all fine. I'm waiting on the results of a gastric emptying test and a brain MRI.

Any help is appreciated. I'm waiting to see my doctors, but I was wondering if anybody had ideas or have had anything similar. Thanks.

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  • I am assuming you have gone to a Nuerologist? Rhuematologist? If not, that is where I would go. If you already have, go get a second opinion. Hope you find some answers. Sue
    chucksusanb 2 Replies
    • November 22, 2009
    • 08:39 PM
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  • I'm a 19 yr. old girl, and I've been having a variety of different symptoms on and off for at least 3-5 years. I've had several test and scans already, but I want know the results of the latest ones for a few weeks. I was wondering if anybody had any ideas about what I could have. I have a regular doctor, a gastrointrologist and a neurologist. My symptoms are: -fatigue (always tired, sleeping 10-12 hours at a time, and I sleep very deeply, I'm "out like a light')-chills -always cold, my feet and hands are freezing-poor appetite-severe stomach cramps-slow digestion (an EGD showed residual food left in my stomach)-constipation-occasional diarrhea-headaches, sometimes severe, in the back of my head and the front-tremors and spasms (my hands shake for no reason, my muscles twitch)-vertigo-nausea/vomiting -weight loss I went to the ER 3 weeks ago for headache, severe vertigo and tremors. They did a CT scan that had normal results. My blood was checked for low iron, potassium and magnesium, all fine. I'm waiting on the results of a gastric emptying test and a brain MRI. Any help is appreciated. I'm waiting to see my doctors, but I was wondering if anybody had ideas or have had anything similar. Thanks.Are you sexually active? Maybe you have an STD.
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    • November 22, 2009
    • 09:09 PM
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