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I feel awful! please help me

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  • Posted By: rebeccaj
  • September 30, 2009
  • 04:21 AM

2 yrs ago I was diagnosed w/ adenomyosis, needed a partial hysterectomy. No insurance. no surgery and still cant afford it. Then about a year ago I started having pain in my hands, arms, shoulder area. My arms, at times, feel like they weigh a ton and I cant do anything but go take a nap. I have absolutely no strength in them when this spell happens. My hands hurt with a sharp pain. Not all the time just sometimes. Also, my legs ache like I have the flu.It's comes and goes as well. I am over weight but an active mother of 4. I probably dont get enough sleep and I most likely dont eat right all the time. About 3 weeks ago I had the worst constipation ever in my life. I ended up taking laxatives for 2 days which helped. I couldnt eat bcuz I felt full. I drank only water w/ lemon. I was not able to hardly walk. I was exhausted. And my insides felt bruised. Got over that. But then every since then I cant eat a large meal at one time. I have to eat a half a burger and then put it up and finish it in a few hours. Then I started having these pains in my chest at the bottom of my sternum. Sometimes sharp, sometimes just a dull ache. Then last night I woke up gasping for air, coughing and there was this burning feeling in my throat that would not go away. It was awful. I wake up most mornings exhausted,like I have been up all night. I am very forgetful lately. Also, I am having this dull ache that comes and goes on the right side under my ribs. I also have sharp pains that come and go on my left lower side, like my waist area. I also have these sharp pains in my intestinal area that are so aweful that I cant move for a few minutes. My dad died of Lou Gehrig's disease in 2002. What do you think?

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  • 2 yrs ago I was diagnosed w/ adenomyosis, needed a partial hysterectomy. No insurance. no surgery and still cant afford it. Then about a year ago I started having pain in my hands, arms, shoulder area. My arms, at times, feel like they weigh a ton and I cant do anything but go take a nap. I have absolutely no strength in them when this spell happens. My hands hurt with a sharp pain. Not all the time just sometimes. Also, my legs ache like I have the flu.It's comes and goes as well. I am over weight but an active mother of 4. I probably dont get enough sleep and I most likely dont eat right all the time. About 3 weeks ago I had the worst constipation ever in my life. I ended up taking laxatives for 2 days which helped. I couldnt eat bcuz I felt full. I drank only water w/ lemon. I was not able to hardly walk. I was exhausted. And my insides felt bruised. Got over that. But then every since then I cant eat a large meal at one time. I have to eat a half a burger and then put it up and finish it in a few hours. Then I started having these pains in my chest at the bottom of my sternum. Sometimes sharp, sometimes just a dull ache. Then last night I woke up gasping for air, coughing and there was this burning feeling in my throat that would not go away. It was awful. I wake up most mornings exhausted,like I have been up all night. I am very forgetful lately. Also, I am having this dull ache that comes and goes on the right side under my ribs. I also have sharp pains that come and go on my left lower side, like my waist area. I also have these sharp pains in my intestinal area that are so aweful that I cant move for a few minutes. My dad died of Lou Gehrig's disease in 2002. What do you think?Hi there my name is Sasha and I came across your post when I was looking for some stuff regarding my condition. Reading your post it seems like it could be a few things that unfortunately I myself have had the opportunity to experience. From the coughing and burning in your throat it could mean you might have acid reflux, or an ulcer of some sort. Those can cause you to have that taste and burning in your mouth and cause you to feel bloated and full as well and even bruised feeling inside your stomach. Now please know i am not trying to diagnose you but trying to give you my input on what i have been thru. Since you dont have insurance and obviously do not want to pay out ridiculous amont of money try and do the process of elimination. So how about get some pepcid ac something along those lines and take those to see if it helps coat your belly problems . If it does then that just might be the cause. Another thing I have dealt with his gall bladder stones. That is a very painful thing and how I could best describe it is it feels like episodes and when it comes it comes full force and it hurts so bad like doubled over pain. I also have been diagnoed with Adenmyosis - look it up i dont know if i am spelling it right but it will show you what your really trying to search. It is a female condition and usually happens to woman later on but i am 27 yrs old and it says that really there are theories on what causes it from labor to born with it. The symptoms I have with this is constant back,stomach ache from my ribs all the way down, some times have leg ache like a really bad growing pain, noticed lately through my arm it feels sore sometimes, bloating, constipation, cramping off and on, and almost like an episode to feeling like sharp stabbing pain like someone is stabbing me in the back thru my stomach. I dont want to eat much because out of the blew my stomach just swells and is bloated. I would try the pepcid ac first to see if not go down the list on process of elimination. Being you dont have insurance please try and get insurance or see what you can do to get help from the state or see if a doctors office would be willing to allow you to make payments. You can always go to the er and they will bill you but they may not be ale to diagnose you being it will take routine exams im sure... good luck-
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