Please - i am worsening by the second and my life is reaching a point that i don't know how much longer i will be able to endore this.
I need some idea of what is going on.
About 6 weeks ago, i had sudden onset metallic taste in my mouth. I mean severe. I did everything to find out what is going on. Went to the dr. (no clue), dentist (nothing wrong there), then more dr's, more specialists, etc. no one knows.
I have lost a lot of weight over the last 3 years as well.
About 3 weeks ago, i had a sudden gush of mucous down the back of my throat, so they thought i had a sinus infection and began treating accordingly. Not only did a later CT scan determine i was clear of a sinus infection, but the meds they gave me made me super sick. Jump ahead about a week and i was told it may be thrush (minus the white stuff on my tongue) from a strep infection i had taken antibiotics for back in early july. I began the anti-yeast meds, and one after the other, had sudden and horrible allergic reactions to them (3 in total). I then had sudden mouth dryness - out of no-where, it was as if the saliva was sucked out of my mouth and i could barely swallow for 2 days. That suddenly got better, but the next day, burning mouth, nose, eyes, ears. I mean BURNING. Went on for 2 days, only to be exchanged with another symptom - again out of no-where - majorly green tongue. that only lasted a few hours, to be replaced with again dry mouth, very, very loud ringing in the ears (going on 3 days and worsening), and the metallic taste is back.
I've had tons of blood work, seen an ID doc, got a new internist, seen an ENT, you name it. It's all a friggen mystery, but I’m emotionally spent - physically sick, on and off again fevers, and the symptoms come on out of nowhere and fast.
Treatments thus far are the anti-yeast meds (all caused massive itching), now taking a very high zinc supplement (potential tongue nerve damage?), multivitamin and b-complex not working, and i now have mouth PAIN and it feels like, on top of it all, that i have like pulled my tongue (like a pulled muscle).
I suffer from thunderclap headaches on occasion in the middle of the night (google it - it's horrible) and trigeminal neuralgia (i'm told totally unrelated). I also have anxiety, but never has that caused physical complications except minor heart palpitations when nervous. i find it extremely bizarre that any of this is related to anxiety, although the symptoms have made it that much harder to bare.
And did i mention the sudden onset allergies - like out of nowhere, i can't take medicines.
Please, please help me. I really don't know how much longer i can deal with this. Everything is so severe, and I my relationship, my children, my work - everything is suffering. sleep is very difficult, food is horrible, and I feel very, very alone.....