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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 19, 2006
  • 07:39 PM

I don't know who read's these but maybe someone can reply with some helpful advice... 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 done 3 weeks ago and have been diagnosed with acute chronic sinitus. 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.. I don't know what it all could be.. I have been to several doctors and they cant find anything.. I know Im not crazy or losing my mind.. Can anyone please help me Im desperate

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  • I also forgot to mention my age I am 27 years old
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 19, 2006
    • 07:41 PM
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  • I don't know who read's these but maybe someone can reply with some helpful advice... 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 done 3 weeks ago and have been diagnosed with acute chronic sinitus. 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.. I don't know what it all could be.. I have been to several doctors and they cant find anything.. I know Im not crazy or losing my mind.. Can anyone please help me Im desperate First, have you had an MRI with contrast?? It would ask for one since you seem to have the funds to see a doctor and hopefully helath insurance. If I had health insurance again, like I used to have, I would have gotten my problem fixed a long time ago. Anyway, back to YOR problem: Numbness and tingling in face and arms that is wierd and hate to say this, but it is possibly a stroke or could be a tumor in the brain. I don't want to scare you, but since I have severals tumors throughout my spine I have done a lot of research on thier symptoms and this sounds real fishy to me. Deffinately tell your doctor about the numbness and tingling and don't let him just push it away. You are in charge of your health especially when you have the means or insurance to get answers!!! You can MAKE your doctor take these tests!! If I had the money I would have done it a long time ago for myself, but since I don't I have to deal with a bunch of doctors that continue to tell me nothing is there, when I have already seen the scan that tells me there is!!! Take care and hope you find out what it is!!
    indiglo 4 Replies
    • October 19, 2006
    • 09:20 PM
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