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Tired if being in pain

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  • Posted By: Shalbaby
  • February 12, 2011
  • 01:44 AM

I am a 23 year old female. 5'2 and 140. I am also a smoker about half a pack to a pack a day. About a year ago i ended up in the ER because I ha a weird feeling of not being able to get a fulfilling breath... I just felt I couldn't complete my breathing. The ER rand a EKG and did x-ray of my lungs and drew blood and everything came up normal so they gavee a pill for anxiety and told me to follow up with my physician. My physician told me I have anxiety and gave me a prescription however the medicine made me nauseous and I don't think I have anxiety. Well as time goes on I can start breathing fine no worries and then out of nowhere it starts up again and then goes away. I get cotizone shots for allergies twice a year because they're pretty bad and I live in the midwest. I work 8 hrs a day at a desk typing and over the last 3-6 months I've been getting excruciating pain in my back and left hand/wrist/arm. And at times my hand goes numb. Well about a month ago I was just sitting at my desk and got a sharp shooting pain in the left upper center of my chest I felt like I couldn't move cause it made it worse and it ended about 15 seconds later. Well it happened a few days later and just made me feel tired and exhausted for rest the day. I was fine for about 3 weeks and then it happened again and ever since then my back on the left side and left arm and hand have just been killing.... What is wrong with me?!

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