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Sudden and extreme fatigue, cold red splotchy skin, pulse of 170. Help...

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 17, 2009
  • 04:04 PM

24, male, 6ft 1inch, 200lbs, Caucasian, of Czech decent. Eat well, exercise regularly. Recently began becoming fatigued from very mild exercise, with excessive sweating, feel extremely hot with very cold skin, splotchy red/white skin, pulse reaches upwards of 168bpm at times, blood pressure extremely high after mild exercise 140's / 90's, right eye lid twitches periodically for 3 to 4 minutes at a time, get extreme hot flashes even in cold environment, Blood work normal, no congenital abnormalities, no previous disorders or family history of cardiovascular or any other disorders. Recently, appearance of small (less than 1cm diameter) pink fleshy nodules on hands, appear and disappear very quickly and very randomly. Any one have any suggestions or guesses?

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  • Hi as you have no other replyes that may help,i do think you must go to the doctor ,clinic or chenist let them take a look you have must not leave it .THE HIGH BLOOD PRESSUER AND SKIN MAYBE A VIRUS
    charmaine petzer 176 Replies Flag this Response
  • I hope you have seen a dr by now. These Sx are not something to take lightly. The mottled skin, tachycardia, sweats, and fatique could be a cardiac issue. You say "blood work normal." What particular blood work? This could be many things, and simply because you have no cardiac family Hx doesn't mean it can't happen. If I were you I would be getting blood work testing for heart problems, EKG, cardiac enzymes to start (just to be sure.) Blood culture for an endocarditis organism. Stress test, echocardiogram, etc. Check for aortic problems with imagining. Additionally, did your blood work test your TSH levels, or even 24hr catecholamine levels? You could have a hyperthyroid condition, which woudl cause most of these Sx, and is sometimes linked to uticaria, which may be the bumps on your hands, esp if they itch. These buymps could also, however, more unlikely, be Janeway/Osler lesions depending on if they are painful or not. Hopefully your dr is already doing all this.
    landseer 11 Replies Flag this Response
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