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Please help- Not sure what to do

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  • Posted By: jayschaaf
  • August 23, 2009
  • 03:07 PM


I'm a 37 year old healthy male. For the past 4 weeks or more I've been suffering from nausia, lack of appitite, wieght loss, discomfort/tightness in my abdomen and chest, dull head aches, restlessness and fatigue. As a result of this I've been unable to really function or work. Prior to this I did have episode where I felt "off" or more tired that usual.... I'll also add that I seemed to take a dramatic turn for the worse when I came back from a recent trip to Cancun the second week of July. I also was in Cancun back in april .....

My internist has done the standard panel of blood tests all of which have been normal. I was referred to a gastrointerologist and did an upper endescopy which was all normal. We also did a ct scan of my abdomen which only showed a small kidney stone in my right kidney. They then did a UA which showed some blood in my urine and i was refered to a eurologist who checked my bladder and prostate all of which was normal. I'll also add that I went in to the ER several months ago as a result of some chest tightness and had EKG, stress test, and chest xray all of which came up as normal.....

I'm not sure where to go from here... All I know is that I feel like I'm very sick and don't seem to be getting any better. I'll also add that I took a a few doses of a zpak that I had last week and it seemed to help me feel better for a day or two.... to the point where I had a few hours where I felt normal. My symptoms seem to come and go, it seems that many times after I eat i'll feel worse but this is not always the case... My appetite has not been good as a result of the way I've been feeling. I'm planning on taking this week off of work to try to determine what is wrong with me. I'll also add that my sex drive seems to be gone and I've had incendents of erectile disfunction.

Any suggestions as to what I should ask my doctor or what else I can do is much appreciated. Thank you!!!

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  • I wonder if you picked up an intestinal parasite in cancun.
    gr8tful 175 Replies
    • August 23, 2009
    • 09:30 PM
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