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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • September 6, 2008
  • 04:44 PM

Hi I am a 40 yr old male, I had my own business for years working 70+ hs a week, built a new home for family 4 years ago.
Last November around thanksgiving I noticed my left hand getting tingly, but went on my business, by Feb I was unable to work, I am always exhausted, I cant walk up stairs without feeling of passing out, I have gained a total of 60 lbs in fluid since, I get lost and forget things. cannot drive alone, I get bad headaches, I do have diabetes, high BP .
They think its a auto imune disease, and I have beet through tests upon tests since Feb with No diagnosis, I got refused SS even though I have notes from Drs saying i cannot work, I have since lost our home, my wife is working 3 jobs trying to help. I get sent from dr to dr and no answers.
my symtoms are:
numbness in extremeties
fluid retention
memory loss

someone HELP ME!@@@!!!

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  • I would suggest seeing a cardiologist as the fluid retention could be a sign of congestive heart failure,the excessive fluid is why your bp went up.Congestive heart failure(chf) is when the heart cannot pump hard enough to rid your body of excessive fluids and will cause most of your symptoms either directly or indirectly.Good News with proper meds chf is very treatable but left untreated will eventually cause death.
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    • September 9, 2008
    • 05:14 AM
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