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The doctors have no idea what it is, they're gonna do one last test and then give up

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  • Posted By: Gwendlyn
  • October 23, 2008
  • 10:56 PM

Hey!
My main problem is my heart, it sometimes speed up and slow down and even stops I think(I lose consciousness so I can't be sure if it really stops or just slows down a lot), and they have no idea why that is.
My chest also hurt sometimes, and it gets difficult to breathe, usually after I've taken a walk in the cold.

I simply can't drink just water, when I do I get dizzy and feel sick(usually vomits as well) and I also have a lack of appetite.

My joints feel kinda bruised and pain when I move them, especially in my shoulder blade and spine.

My limbs sometimes hurt, it feels like I get something tied around the limb, constricting the blood flow. I also feel dizzy when this happens.
My brother and teacher who are both doctors think that it is blood clots.

I am atm given various painkillers and iron tablets.

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  • I added some more details, but I don't know how to edit the first post, so I'll write it here.I am female caucasian, 17 years old and live in Britian. I weight 98 pounds/44.45 kilograms and 5'4 feets/164.5 centimeters long. My dad has high blood pressure, my mom low. I have been tested negative for diabetes, gluten intolerance and anemia. My blood pressure is normal and sometimes slightly below normal. I've been to the hospital several times for my heart (which I will get more detailed on), and been tested with the EKG, which showed nothing out of the ordinary (but during those EKGs, I had no problems with my heart)They are gonna do one last test in 6 months and then just stop trying to diagnose and help me.I was given ferrous sulphate, ibuprophen and some other painkiller I can't remember, these were given to me ca 8 months ago and I was told to take the iron tablets 3 times a day (even though I'm not anemic), ibuprophen 3 times daily, two tablets per time, and the painkillers 3-4 times daily for the pain. Stopped with all those pills 3-5 months ago, the iron pills asap, since my appetite got worse and worse and it didn't help against the pain and the joints have gotten even worse. I was also given some vitamin supplements which I still take. Anyways, my symptoms and problems: I've always had problems with my heart, but it became noticealbe when I became 8 years or so, I can't remember if I've always had a stomach problem. My main problem is my heart, it sometimes speed up and slow down and even stops I think (I lose consciousness so I can't be sure if it really stops or just slows down a lot), and they have no idea why that is. Before I pass out I randomly feel a pounding sensation in my chest., though I randomly feel that pounding sensation.My chest/heart also hurt sometimes, and it gets difficult to breathe, usually after I've taken a walk in the cold, but it happens randomly as well, when I haven't done anything in particular before.I simply can't drink just water and some juices, when I do I get dizzy and feel sick(usually vomits as well) and I also have a lack of appetite. Usually I just feel sick after I've eaten. My stomach hurts as well, sometimes aching, sometimes stabbing, throbbing, usually in the same places but they are hard to describe. Often in the lower right abdomen, and when I press it, it hurts a lot more. My kidneys, or in my sides, hurt as well, a aching or burning sort of sensation.My joints always feel kinda bruised and aches, and hurt more when I move them. If i press the joints (most notacable on my shoulderblades/ribcage) it feels bruised. They also make snapping/grinding noises, sometimes they get really stiff and hard to move. I kind of feel things move in the aching joint.My limbs sometimes hurt, it feels like I get something tied around the limb, constricting the blood flow. I also feel dizzy when this happens. This happens mostly in my legs and sometimes in my arms and feels like moving/relocating. I kind of feel things move in the aching joint as well, usually I feel that before the circulation gets cut off. I have insomnia, and sleeps only after being completely exhausted and collapses, and only then a couple of hours. Sometimes I don't sleep for several days. I don't get sleeping pills since my doctors say they might make my heart stop(since they have no clue what's wrong with it). They said it sounded genetic and that it might get worse with sleeping pills. My brother and father feels something similar to my heart problems occasionally, but nowhere near as bad. My hands and feet are always cold, my nails almost blue and my tongue purplish(lips normal and red) I always have a headache and feel dizzy and cold.
    Gwendlyn 1 Replies
    • October 26, 2008
    • 10:52 PM
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