I've seen several doctors, but none of them can even seem to venture a guess on what might be causing these symptoms. I hope someone here might have an idea where I might start searching.
I have mild occurances of a strange "attack" several times a day. The best way to describe it is like I am being lightly electrocuted. My hands swell and turn bright red, my head and neck become numb and/or tingly, and I swoon a bit - mild dizziness. The event usually only lasts a couple of minutes, but it frightens me.
As I have been through a battle with breast cancer, this year, all my doctors attribute this to stress, but I'm just not buying it. This seems like it must be circulatory or spine related to me. I have recently had a complete hysterectomy and several operations on my kidneys. Last year I had a bi-lateral radical mastectomy and three lymphs removed.
Would early menopause contribute to something like this? Or could anything related to high bp or my kidneys cause it? An MRI of my brain and head shows no tumors, and my heart and lungs are healthy. I have taken the following chemotherapy drugs in the past: adriamycin and taxotere; and I am currently taking Herceptin.
I appreciate your help and suggestions.
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