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after 20 surgeries, is it ribs, or digestive?

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  • Posted By: justribbing
  • November 24, 2008
  • 10:11 AM

2yrs post bi-level cervical fusion and operating with 9 r knee surg., i got a lung virus going around s.f. - ever since then ( may 08) i kept a wheeze. i periodically used inhaler jump to july to october- without insurance, i went to accupuncture. i quit drinking, i lost weight, and it was decided that excess phlegm is caused by digestive issues. fine.
wnt to europe oct 23, arrived oct 24 and was bronchial with fever by oct 24-25. coughed up green and blk phlegm. wnt to london's only chinese medicine clinic for herbal relief. 7 days of powder equaled digestive issues, swelling in legs, ( i do have a bakers cyst on r leg) -on to paris. didnt eat a lot each day- didnt have energy, felt tired, lost weight from no food, and all food ( did have liquor and cheese for first time in months) didnt sit right. back to london tired, weak and rib pain started on r side from lower floating around to back. i assume new excercise is opening chest. leaving london on plane, pain is now 8ish. got home to accupuncture- so bad in drainage point in leg, i cry.
that night i assume gallstones, and do a 3 day flush which was very productive.
however, even after massage pain worsened and is now on both sides, with upright, lying down, turning from side to side and lifting arms overhead or chest level. clinic dr says no worries for her, since i present with no fever or nausea-- it is so bad, i am taking 4-6 flexeril, 3-4 percocet and 2-3 darvocet. is it cancer, is it musculo-skeletal? ate chinese today and cocktails last night and i am bloated and in pain...

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