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numbness/tingling/redness of skin

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  • Posted By: Pioxen
  • November 27, 2008
  • 04:30 PM

Hello all,

I'm a 43 yo active duty MSgt in the US Air Force. In September, I began having numbness and tingling in my right hand, but has progressed bi-laterally throughtout all areas of my body. I've had a glucose tolerance test, 24 hr urine collection, 2 CT scans, and every blood test imaginable. I've seen 1 neurologist who exhausted all testing ideas, and I'm now being sent to the Oregon nerve center next month for extensive testing. I have tingling, burning, and some lightheadedness. Anyone out there have anything similar?

It's also noteworthy to disclose I took 30 tablets of progystamine bromide (nerve agent pre-treatment pills) during the 1st Gulf War. They also gave me an experimental Anthrax shot as well.

Anyone know anything about these symptoms and possible causes other than the odd meds?

Thanks.

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  • Hello all, I'm a 43 yo active duty MSgt in the US Air Force. In September, I began having numbness and tingling in my right hand, but has progressed bi-laterally throughtout all areas of my body. I've had a glucose tolerance test, 24 hr urine collection, 2 CT scans, and every blood test imaginable. I've seen 1 neurologist who exhausted all testing ideas, and I'm now being sent to the Oregon nerve center next month for extensive testing. I have tingling, burning, and some lightheadedness. Anyone out there have anything similar?It's also noteworthy to disclose I took 30 tablets of progystamine bromide (nerve agent pre-treatment pills) during the 1st Gulf War. They also gave me an experimental Anthrax shot as well. Anyone know anything about these symptoms and possible causes other than the odd meds?Thanks.HiI know you said you had every blood test imaginable but do you know if you have had a B12 test........also uMMA & homocysteine these can be elevated in B12 deficiency when the serum B12 is with in the so called normal levels neuro damage can occur below 550........Typical symptoms only listing a few as I will run out of space..Pins & needles/numbness any wehereDizziness/Lightheadedness...Foggy BrainLack of concentrationCognitive problemsFatigueTiredness but a feeling of irratability insideSleeping problems difficulty sleepingBurning feeling inmusclesVision problemsTinnitusGait problemsPositive for rombergs testBreathlessnessIntolerance to the coldCold hands and feetAnxietyIrratableMemory LossPalpitationsTachycardiathere is so much more but that gives you some idea....It is wise not to assume your doc has taken these tests they usually dont if you are not anemic but most witha deficiency are not anemic.........And they probably wouldnt have taken uMMA or HCYAlso folate and vit D as wellGood luck I hope you can get to the heart of it it took me 5 years to find out becuase my levels had to get so low before anyone would believe me......
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    • November 28, 2008
    • 09:41 AM
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