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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 20, 2006
  • 03:30 AM

I am a 27 year old female. I was on a diet for 10 months and lost 80 pounds well this past june I got off of my diet due to being light headed.. I felt like I was going to pass out.. I went to the emergency room they did blood work, took a chest x-ray and ekg found nothing.. Well I went to another doctor he said it was my sinuses, i took medicine again nothing.. went to urgent care he said hypglocemia.. Well finally i switched to another family doctor and he has done all kind's of blood work and ekgs. He said I was anemic my iron is 9.8 so I got on iron pills and the light headedness has not went away yet.. I have had this for going on 6 months now and I had a cat scan he ordered it with and without contrast but I only did the one without because I was scared of the dye :( That was 3 weeks ago and have been diagnosed with acute chronic sinitus. They said if I had a tumor or something it could pick it up. I took bactrim for two weeks it helped a little not much, now im on a zpak which is a 5 day antibiotic.. Im losing my mind here seems nothing is working and I fear it's something worse than what they are saying.. Now to top it off my right arm goes weak and numb at times and the right side of my face tingles, mostly just my cheek but goes away shortly like not even a minute..I told the doctor about that and he thinks it could be from my shoulder and neck pain that I have, It just suck's because I feel like the things they are telling me are wrong and is it possible to be misdiagnosed by that many doctors? I don't know what it all could be.. I have been to several doctors and they cant find anything.. It's not all in my head my symptoms are real.. I just worry it's worse than what they say. I've been like this for going on 7 months now.. If it was bad would I have more symptoms and would it have worsened by now? Can your sinuses make you light headed and can anyone recommend any test I should ask my doctor for?

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