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so much wrong, but need clarity

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 30, 2006
  • 00:34 AM

njan. 06, i fainted and hit my head, er visit. concussion, 3 wks. later, large bleed on my brain found. emergency cranotomy, 1 month later, rebleed. second craniotomy. oh, i forgot to mention that the fainting incident occurred after i experiencd a rapid heart rate. i've had echo, tilt table test, and stress echo, nothing found in way of heart disease. feb.06 put on beta blocker, and of course due to craniotomy, i was on anti seizure med. had second opinion, result same. had strange symptoms after all that, rapid heart rate continued off and on, faintness, discomfort in chest and upper abdomin,blood pressure 197/92, i do not have high pressure, doc says, sweating, trembling, severe limb weakness, feeling faint off and on esp. in the morning, faintness with bowl movements, or even before bowl movements, weakness while eating and after meals. these symptoms seem episodic and occurred several times a wk. 10 moths later episodes are fewer, but dizziness and faintness still occur. i'm off anti seizure meds. still on beta blocker, no diognosis yet. doc thinks pheochromocytoma, but dont have high white count and weight gain not loss. neg. 24 hr. urine only 114 metanephrine, 80 noremetanephrine. scared need diognosis. any one please help.

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