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numbness/tingling please help

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  • Posted By: Brittany101
  • January 30, 2007
  • 01:40 AM

:confused: i have been experiencing a tingling or twitching feeling in my leg for a month now. it feels like there is a heartbeat in my leg. i also get numb in my arm and have had a lot of nausea and dizziness lately. i have a bunch of other problems as well. i'm scheduled to see a nuerologist but am a little scared. can someone help me! attached is a little more information.

i am suffering from pain in the kidneys and was told that it wasn't possible. in june 2006 i started getting a pain in my right abdominal side and sought help from a urologist. after numerous tests they thought that it was kidney stones which turned out to be wrong. i was put on vicodin for pain and some type of antibiotics which turned out to be pointless. i was then referred to a gastrointerologist because i started to get stomach aches really bad when the pain started. shortly after, the pain traveled to my left side also and the eventually my back. the gi doc did a bunch of tests and found gastritis, esophigitis and stricture. i was then referred to a nephrologist who diagnosed me with bilaterral medullary sponge kidneys. i was told that it is a rare genetic disease with no cure or treatment and there was no way that it was causing me to be in extreme pain because those weren't symptoms of the disease. my abdominal side are soo tender even to the touch and now they are telling me that i may have some type of nerve damage. i know what it feels like to be in constant pain. i am 21 yrs old. i too suffer from anxiety and take more medication than i can name. i have migraine headaches also and a cyst on my left kidney. i also have a heart condition. all my xrays show my kidneys are swollen and i have had kidney stones and kidney infections in the past. i am starting to feel like no one understands how i feel.i have been on painkillers(vicodin, demerol,morphine) for the last 7 months and still no answer to why i am in pain. please give me some hope so i don't feel so alone. thanks!
anyone have any idea if this is a nerve problem.

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  • I can't offer any help, other than I am suffering from bizarre symptoms involving nerves and tingling. and have suffered anxiety attacks in the past. I think my problems are in some part a physical manifestation of my stress, and becomes a bit self perpetuating. I have had health problems in the past that I thought serious and life threatening, when they continue for a long long time you realise that you have learnt to manage them and they often subside or go altogether and can only conclude that they were not that serious after all, I hope that is the case with you.
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