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Almost blacking out, chest pain, murmur, bulging veins

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  • Posted By: bethanndavis5
  • October 8, 2008
  • 01:08 PM

Symptoms
* I was fine until I got sclerotherapy. I am sure it is just a coinisidence, but can’t hurt to mention.

1) Randomly almost blacking out. Nothing seems to bring it on. I am not anxious or nervous prior to it happening. I will be sitting there and all of a sudden I start to blackout, become flushed, seeing stars, dizzy and my heart feels like it is beating very hard. I have never completely gone unconscious, but have come very close. It has happened on 6/25, 7/1, 7/8, 7/9, 7/22, 8/7, 8/20, 9/19, 9/21 (twice), 10/5 (bulging vein).

2) Chest discomfort/pressure/squeezing in upper left chest and recently starting having some in my right chest to. The discomfort is almost constant at this point. The pain increases with exercise. It will sometimes reradiate up into the left side of my neck, jaw, and left ear. When the pain/pressure goes up into my neck it pulsates with the beats of my heart. I constantly feel my heart pounding in my chest and the left side of neck. When I sit or lay down by head seems to move with the beats of my heat. It seems like my heart is beating very had, not fast just hard. I also experience a lot of fatigue with this.

3) (Occurred on 10/4/08 at 4:30 PM) Left forearm suddenly felt very tight and tingling and had bulging veins on underside of forearm. The bulging suddenly when away and then my heart starting pounding. This lasted 5-10 minutes.

4) Discomfort/pressure in my right side. It is 2-3 inches up from my hip bone and near the base of my ribcage. When I stand up it is more towards the front. When I lay down I feel it more towards the side and back. When I am sitting it feels like the bottom of my rib is poking into something and it is painful. I will sometimes get sharp pains. It sometime feels like one of my organs is swollen and could rupture if I move wrong.

5) Legs (mainly calves) throb and feel like tiny bubbles (best way I can describe it) are moving through my veins. It almost feels like I can feel the blood moving through the veins. They throb and wake me up at night

6) My head frequently feels full and it is sometimes hard to focus my eyes. I frequently feel slightly dizzy. I will get sharp pains in my temples and sometimes a sharp pain or tingling feeling on the top right part of my head.


· Sensitive to alcohol, even if is just have a few sips it makes my chest feel very heavy

Tests Completed
7/15/08 – 24 hour heat monitor, no symptoms during test
EKG – Done at first ER visit and at Dr’s office
7/27/08 – MRI of brain and neck to rule out MS
7/27/08 – Ativan prescribed by ER for muscle spasms, didn’t work
7/28/08 – Muscle relaxant prescribed by Dr. for muscle spasms, didn’t work
8/15/08 – Naproxen prescribed to see if it is inflammation (helped slightly)
8/22/08- 6 day course of steroids (seemed to help the first two days, then not at all after that)
8/27/08 – Ultrasound of right side, was normal
9/26/08 – EEG
10/7/08 – Nuclear Exercise/ Adenosine/ Dobutamine Stress Test (passed 95%), Transthoracic Ecogardiogram (waiting on results), Duples Echo of lower extremities (no clots), CT chest with contrast/ Pulm Embolism protocol (waiting on results)
Lots of blood work! Calcium, insulin, vitamin D, amylase, ggtp, lipase, hepatice function, albumin, ast, alt, bilirubin total, bilirubin direct, alk phosphatase, total protein, vitamin B12, fee T4, TSH, basic metabolic panel, blood urea nitrogen, sodium, potassium, chloride, co2, glucose, creatinine, anion gap, ana, c reactive protine, sed rate, rheumatoid factor all of it has come back normal.

Current Medications
Generic Zyrtec (as needed)
Digestive Advantage™ Lactose Intolerance Therapy (once a day in the AM)
Daily Multi Vitamin (Flinstones chewable) once a day in the AM

Current Diagnoses’s
Polycystic Ovaian Syndrome
Hypoglycemia
Lactose Intolerant
Scoliosis (about 16-18 degrees)
TMJ

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  • Here is a timeline of what has gone on:Timeline5/29/08 – First sclerotherapy injections for large varicose veins6/24/08 – Second sclerotherapy injections for large veins (around 50-60 injections)6/25/08 – First ER visit. I was at work sitting at my desk at around 3:00 PM when my left forearm got tingly then the tingling was replaced with a cramp on the underneath of my forearm. My heat was beating very hard, I also got flushed, dizzy was breathing heavily and felt like I was close to passing out. Paramedics checked my blood sugar and it was fine.7/1/08 – Spider vein treatment with sclerotherapy injections (55-60 injections). Completed at 2:45 PM7/1/08 – Second spell at 5:30 PM. Again my left forearm got tingly then the tingling was replaced with a cramp on the underneath of my forearm. My heat was beating very hard, I also got flushed, dizzy was breathing heavily and felt like I was close to passing out.7/8/08 – 9:00 AM. Again the same symptoms.7/8/08 – 9:40 AM. Again the same symptoms.7/9/08 – 10:00 AM. Again the same symptoms7/9/08 – 12:30 PM. Again the same symptoms7/9 – 7/26 – Felt slightly better, but felt like I kept having heart palpitations off and on and was fatigued7/27/08 – Second visit to ER. When I woke up in the morning around 6:30 am I was having very strong and uncontrollable muscle spasms in my right shoulder and shoulder blades. 8/4/08 – Got Mirena out and heat palpations immediately stopped. I felt great the next two days.8/7/08 - 2:30 PM - My heat felt like it was beating very hard and fast, I also got flushed and dizzy. Went away in a few minutes.8/8/08 - Slight chest pains in upper left chest. Felt like it was squeezing8/9/08 – 8/10/08 - Worsening chest pains in upper left chest and up left side of neck by jaw8/11/08 - Worsening chest pains in upper left chest and in left side of neck by jaw. Had to frequently pee, almost seemed like a bladder infection, but it went away the next day.8/12/08 - Went to aerobics class, had to leave class early due to sever chest pains and pains in left side of neck. Pain in chest decreased when heart rate lowered but the pain/pressure in the neck did not.8/13/08 - Went to lift weights had to leave. Squeezing feeling in chest, sharp pains in chest, pain/pressure up left side of neck, pain radiated into left shoulder and left arm. Pain in chest decreased when heart rate lowered but the pain/pressure in the neck did not. Last time I could exercise8/14/08- Worsening symptoms, Heaviness in chest, squeezing feeling, Pressure in left ear, muscle spasm briefly returned in right shoulder, shoulder now feels weak and fatigues easily.8/15/08 – Started naproxen for suspected inflammation, seemed to help just slightly8/21/08 – Pain/pressure in right side started, loss of appetite, went from 128lbs on 8/21/08 to 121.5 lbs on 8/28/088/22/08 – Started 6 day course of steroids for suspected inflammation, seemed to help the first two days then stopped being effective. 8/27/08 – Ultrasound of right side. No findings.8/29/08 – 9:15 am and at 11:30 am while driving stated to become very dizzy, flushed, started to see spots, heart started racing, felt like I was going to back out. 8/30 – 9/1 – Was very fatigued and chest discomfort increased with any bit of physical activity.9/2/08 – 9/17/08 – Have felt like I have more energy, but if I try to exercise I quickly become fuzzy headed, dizzy, fatigued and have chest pains. I have gotten my appetite back and have gained back 3.5 lbs. I still occasionally get some slight pains/cramp on the underside of my left forearm. And occasionally get the shape pains in my temples and on the top right of my head. I still have pressure/pain in my right side.9/18/08 – A strong squeezing feeling in the left side of my chest and pain going into my left arm. The underside of my left forearm had pain in it and cramped up of a few times. fatigued.9/19/08 – Low grade fever, almost blacked out, right side was very sore and I had to watch how I sat.9/20/08 – Fatigued, chest pains, right side was very sore and I had to watch how I sat.9/21/08 – Very fatigued, chest pains, almost blacked out twice, got short of breath going up a flight of stairs and heart was pounding.9/22/09 – I haven’t felt too bad, but my chest has felt like there is a weight on it and my heart feels like it has to work hard to pump. I have also been fatigued. My underarms have been perspiring a lot even though I am not hot. I have not had as much pain in the left side of my chest or my right side.9/25/08 – Pain started in right calf in the middle of the night, has been throbbing and constant. Some discomfort in left leg, but sporadic and not as much.10/6/08 - Left forearm suddenly felt very tight and tingling and had bulging veins on underside of forearm. The bulging suddenly when away and then my heart starting pounding and I became short of breath. This lasted 5-10 minutes
    bethanndavis5 1 Replies
    • October 8, 2008
    • 01:11 PM
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  • hey I was wondering if you found out what was wrong with you and what helpsbecause im pretty sure the same thing is happening to meJust to questiondo you smoke heres my storyi was going to the movies and it felt like a bubble was in my throat stopping me from breathing but it soon went away.then i felt sort of dizzy with tingling in my arms, my heart was beating hard and neck too just like you mentiond. also my chest felt tight, i had the bulging veins and i couldnt stop my body from pacing.the doctors said i was fine and my lungs were good (%100 oxygen to blood)but i cant believe them because its been 2 days and its still somewhat hard to breathe.I spent pretty much an hour and a half in the theatre washrooms trying to breathe normallythat night, and just now in the shower i started to feel dizzy till i got out.my lungs feel congested or something.i was wondering if you see this could you take the time to email me?I find it very important and i would be extremely gratefuloodies_back@hotmail.comjust to tell me anything you knowthanks Justin
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • December 13, 2008
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  • Hi. I had similar symptoms to and from for all summer until i realised the problem comes when i eat sugar and fats too close together (this makes the sugar stay in the blood for too long) Please try to stay off of things containing carbohydrates for a while and see if the problem gets better. That means especially things like sugary things, fruitand artificial sweeteners but also pasta and potatoes. Pasta and potatoes for me didnt cause as much problems as the very sweet things. For me it was candida fermenting the sugar in my body, producing gas that made it really tight in my chest area and multiplying, producing toxins, but i am sure there could be other parasites / microorganisms feeding on the sugar aswell. Best of luck, Sandra
    Angellore 13 Replies
    • December 14, 2008
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  • Here is my recommendation - go back. Anything that makes you feel like you cannot breathe is not good-- tell the dr that you are willing to try several things to rule out what could be wrong --Ask for a referral to a pulmonologist. While waiting for a pulmonology appt, ask for a rescue inhaler and instructions just in case and set it in your pocket. If there is truly closure of the throat or trachea and airways there will be help from an inhaler like Pro-Air or PurAir.When they do sclerotherapy they frequently also inject epinephrine (even as another name .. which is essentially adrenalin) to keep the sclerosing drug local to the area and for other reasons such as to counteract this vasodilatation, epinephrine is often included in local anesthetic solutions-- sometimes it is in the solution used for the local numbing agent -- see this article on the addition of epinephrine (adrenalin in essence) to sclerosing agents in sclerotherapy at http://sciencelinks.jp/j-east/article/199923/000019992399A0715455.php -- ... that can cause rapid heart beat and other problems in some people and cause anxiety and a racing heart. If is possible that what you are having is panic attack or disorder induced by ephinephrine (a true disease in many where your body releases tons more of adrenalin and you have no way to handle that -- it may cause chest tightening and a feeling of being suffocated -- the tingling, the chest tight, the bulge veins and pacing give me that light bulb. Here is (for example) the National Inst of Health quote on symptoms "Signs & Symptoms... People with panic disorder have feelings of terror that strike suddenly and repeatedly with no warning. During a panic attack, most likely your heart will pound and you may feel sweaty, weak, faint, or dizzy. Your hands may tingle or feel numb, and you might feel flushed or chilled. You may have nausea, chest pain or smothering sensations, a sense of unreality, or fear of impending doom or loss of control." You can have some of the symptoms or little or none. Fainting is common enough because of hyperventilation related to the signal to breathe (not your fault... your body tells the brain "off-signals" to breathe and you may breath to rapidly and become hyper-aware of your breath and heart.) Tell the dr that might be a real possibility as you do not know and have never had that before .... tell him you would like something for that in case -- and you can try say .25 mg of xanax or up to 1 mg depending on your tolerance -- when this happens again. Let or ask the Dr to prescribe you just enough to allow you to get to the pulmonology appt -- and if that works for you -- and the symptoms subside -- then go and see someone about a workup for panic disorder. The Dr might even have a referral if the xanax works instead (you can't stay on that drug but it will help for an emergency flat out if Panic Disorder).In the mean time - if you have sclerosing done again -- ASK FOR LIDOCAINE WITHOUT EPHINEPHRINE and ask for a sclerosing procedure where the agent used does not have lidocaine. If they cannot accomodate, wait until you feel better and the symptoms stop and you have been advised and cleared by a second opinion MD.This sounds like a really common presentation of Panic Disorder -- but the important part is that you get your heart and lungs checked out even more fully anyway. Sometimes silent murmurs can be heard during anxiety attacks just as in other illnesses. Do not worry -- but be prepared.You will have two tools to try - two new ones-- while waiting on help.Stay in control and be prepared and keep the phone ready and go to the ER if at any time you think you cannot breathe or may be having heart problems!Best of luck to you. with ... i was going to the movies and it felt like a bubble was in my throat stopping me from breathing but it soon went away.then i felt sort of dizzy with tingling in my arms, my heart was beating hard and neck too just like you mentiond. also my chest felt tight, i had the bulging veins and i couldnt stop my body from pacing. ..
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • December 15, 2008
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  • re. your problems... Have you been checked for a PFO or an ASD? I had similar symptoms, even though I was older, but it was never caught. I also had a murmur etc.Patent foramen ovale, or an atrial septal defect sometimes goes undetected.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • January 19, 2009
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  • ive had some sort of problems like that... im only 16 and ive been having very weak heart pains for atleast 3 years now. i get them maybe 2 or 3 times a week and for about a year now ive been having this problem when i take a deep breath i get a really bad pain where my heart is and its like a very sharp pain but it dosent go away untill i let my breath out... 3 or 4 months ago i was just lieing in bed and i got 2 really really bad pains in the middle of my chest and then i went dizzy and thought i was going to go un-conchious it was that bad if anyone knows what this is will u let me know if u dont know ill probably be going to see a doctor Asap
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • February 6, 2009
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  • Hey , I was reading thisand It sounded exactly what I was going through.-Originally I first had like headaches that were better described as like pressure behind my eyes and felt dizzy, Halos around objects and Had to sit down.-With this I also noticed that when I was pushing carts at my work that my left arm was feeling like someone was taking their thumb and pushing up into my armpit and cutting off the circulation to the rest of my arm.-About a week or two after I noticed these things I got sick, caughing ect.-I woke up one morning and went to the bathroom and went UNCONCIOUS for about a minute , the ambulance came checked everything. They said everything was fine, also went to the ER that day and they found everything ok-I took of of work for three days after that hoping to regain some strength-After that day at the ER I was no longer able to sleep soundly , I felt like when the back of my head touched the pillow the circulation was being cut off around my head-about a week later I passed out again.-By this time Im not experiencing any sickness(coughing) but still experience all these symtoms.-Now It feels like the pain has shifted from my head to my arm and heart.-It feels almost every day that someone is pushing on my armpit and cutting of circulation to my arm. -My Heart feels like it is beating out of my chest when I do any kind of excerciseI basically had all the same tests that you didall came negative so im hoping I can figure out what this is so I can go back to work since ive been off for quite awhile trying to figure out what this is.
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  • I too have had varicose veins and undergone sclerotherapy. The pain was unbearable!!! Really!:eek: But the pain that you are describing was out of the experience. I suggest that you go back to your doctor and tell him/her that you have these kind of pains or dizziness and chest pains right after you had the treatment. Your doctor may check you for any result.___________________________My endovenous laser treatment
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  • Hello, I am curious to see how this panned out for you. I had the same experience. I had EVLT done on both legs a month ago and I've experienced abdominal pain and burning to my chest and an elevated heart rate. I feel I am on constant stress mode. I've had a whole cardiac work up, blood work, thyroid check, and all are negative. I feel as though I lost my mind. My doctor said it was GERD and prescribed Nexium. She also thought it was anxiety and gave me Xanax. Did anything work for you? Did you see a specialist? Do you still have these symptoms? Thanks! Symptoms* I was fine until I got sclerotherapy. I am sure it is just a coinisidence, but can’t hurt to mention. 1) Randomly almost blacking out. Nothing seems to bring it on. I am not anxious or nervous prior to it happening. I will be sitting there and all of a sudden I start to blackout, become flushed, seeing stars, dizzy and my heart feels like it is beating very hard. I have never completely gone unconscious, but have come very close. It has happened on 6/25, 7/1, 7/8, 7/9, 7/22, 8/7, 8/20, 9/19, 9/21 (twice), 10/5 (bulging vein). 2) Chest discomfort/pressure/squeezing in upper left chest and recently starting having some in my right chest to. The discomfort is almost constant at this point. The pain increases with exercise. It will sometimes reradiate up into the left side of my neck, jaw, and left ear. When the pain/pressure goes up into my neck it pulsates with the beats of my heart. I constantly feel my heart pounding in my chest and the left side of neck. When I sit or lay down by head seems to move with the beats of my heat. It seems like my heart is beating very had, not fast just hard. I also experience a lot of fatigue with this. 3) (Occurred on 10/4/08 at 4:30 PM) Left forearm suddenly felt very tight and tingling and had bulging veins on underside of forearm. The bulging suddenly when away and then my heart starting pounding. This lasted 5-10 minutes. 4) Discomfort/pressure in my right side. It is 2-3 inches up from my hip bone and near the base of my ribcage. When I stand up it is more towards the front. When I lay down I feel it more towards the side and back. When I am sitting it feels like the bottom of my rib is poking into something and it is painful. I will sometimes get sharp pains. It sometime feels like one of my organs is swollen and could rupture if I move wrong. 5) Legs (mainly calves) throb and feel like tiny bubbles (best way I can describe it) are moving through my veins. It almost feels like I can feel the blood moving through the veins. They throb and wake me up at night 6) My head frequently feels full and it is sometimes hard to focus my eyes. I frequently feel slightly dizzy. I will get sharp pains in my temples and sometimes a sharp pain or tingling feeling on the top right part of my head. · Sensitive to alcohol, even if is just have a few sips it makes my chest feel very heavy Tests Completed7/15/08 – 24 hour heat monitor, no symptoms during testEKG – Done at first ER visit and at Dr’s office7/27/08 – MRI of brain and neck to rule out MS7/27/08 – Ativan prescribed by ER for muscle spasms, didn’t work7/28/08 – Muscle relaxant prescribed by Dr. for muscle spasms, didn’t work8/15/08 – Naproxen prescribed to see if it is inflammation (helped slightly)8/22/08- 6 day course of steroids (seemed to help the first two days, then not at all after that)8/27/08 – Ultrasound of right side, was normal9/26/08 – EEG10/7/08 – Nuclear Exercise/ Adenosine/ Dobutamine Stress Test (passed 95%), Transthoracic Ecogardiogram (waiting on results), Duples Echo of lower extremities (no clots), CT chest with contrast/ Pulm Embolism protocol (waiting on results)Lots of blood work! Calcium, insulin, vitamin D, amylase, ggtp, lipase, hepatice function, albumin, ast, alt, bilirubin total, bilirubin direct, alk phosphatase, total protein, vitamin B12, fee T4, TSH, basic metabolic panel, blood urea nitrogen, sodium, potassium, chloride, co2, glucose, creatinine, anion gap, ana, c reactive protine, sed rate, rheumatoid factor all of it has come back normal. Current MedicationsGeneric Zyrtec (as needed)Digestive Advantage™ Lactose Intolerance Therapy (once a day in the AM)Daily Multi Vitamin (Flinstones chewable) once a day in the AM Current Diagnoses’sPolycystic Ovaian SyndromeHypoglycemiaLactose IntolerantScoliosis (about 16-18 degrees)TMJ
    desertdrew 1 Replies
    • August 31, 2010
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  • Hello, I hope that your are feeling better. It has been almost three years and I just read your blog. I have been having nearly all the symptoms that you stated back then. Did these symptoms eventually resolve for you or did you ever find out what the cause(s) were and get treatment? I am very curious and would like very much to hear what your outcome is/was. Can you please share? Warm regards and hopes that you are feeling better. Here is a timeline of what has gone on:Timeline5/29/08 – First sclerotherapy injections for large varicose veins6/24/08 – Second sclerotherapy injections for large veins (around 50-60 injections)6/25/08 – First ER visit. I was at work sitting at my desk at around 3:00 PM when my left forearm got tingly then the tingling was replaced with a cramp on the underneath of my forearm. My heat was beating very hard, I also got flushed, dizzy was breathing heavily and felt like I was close to passing out. Paramedics checked my blood sugar and it was fine.7/1/08 – Spider vein treatment with sclerotherapy injections (55-60 injections). Completed at 2:45 PM7/1/08 – Second spell at 5:30 PM. Again my left forearm got tingly then the tingling was replaced with a cramp on the underneath of my forearm. My heat was beating very hard, I also got flushed, dizzy was breathing heavily and felt like I was close to passing out.7/8/08 – 9:00 AM. Again the same symptoms.7/8/08 – 9:40 AM. Again the same symptoms.7/9/08 – 10:00 AM. Again the same symptoms7/9/08 – 12:30 PM. Again the same symptoms7/9 – 7/26 – Felt slightly better, but felt like I kept having heart palpitations off and on and was fatigued7/27/08 – Second visit to ER. When I woke up in the morning around 6:30 am I was having very strong and uncontrollable muscle spasms in my right shoulder and shoulder blades. 8/4/08 – Got Mirena out and heat palpations immediately stopped. I felt great the next two days.8/7/08 - 2:30 PM - My heat felt like it was beating very hard and fast, I also got flushed and dizzy. Went away in a few minutes.8/8/08 - Slight chest pains in upper left chest. Felt like it was squeezing8/9/08 – 8/10/08 - Worsening chest pains in upper left chest and up left side of neck by jaw8/11/08 - Worsening chest pains in upper left chest and in left side of neck by jaw. Had to frequently pee, almost seemed like a bladder infection, but it went away the next day.8/12/08 - Went to aerobics class, had to leave class early due to sever chest pains and pains in left side of neck. Pain in chest decreased when heart rate lowered but the pain/pressure in the neck did not.8/13/08 - Went to lift weights had to leave. Squeezing feeling in chest, sharp pains in chest, pain/pressure up left side of neck, pain radiated into left shoulder and left arm. Pain in chest decreased when heart rate lowered but the pain/pressure in the neck did not. Last time I could exercise8/14/08- Worsening symptoms, Heaviness in chest, squeezing feeling, Pressure in left ear, muscle spasm briefly returned in right shoulder, shoulder now feels weak and fatigues easily.8/15/08 – Started naproxen for suspected inflammation, seemed to help just slightly8/21/08 – Pain/pressure in right side started, loss of appetite, went from 128lbs on 8/21/08 to 121.5 lbs on 8/28/088/22/08 – Started 6 day course of steroids for suspected inflammation, seemed to help the first two days then stopped being effective. 8/27/08 – Ultrasound of right side. No findings.8/29/08 – 9:15 am and at 11:30 am while driving stated to become very dizzy, flushed, started to see spots, heart started racing, felt like I was going to back out. 8/30 – 9/1 – Was very fatigued and chest discomfort increased with any bit of physical activity.9/2/08 – 9/17/08 – Have felt like I have more energy, but if I try to exercise I quickly become fuzzy headed, dizzy, fatigued and have chest pains. I have gotten my appetite back and have gained back 3.5 lbs. I still occasionally get some slight pains/cramp on the underside of my left forearm. And occasionally get the shape pains in my temples and on the top right of my head. I still have pressure/pain in my right side.9/18/08 – A strong squeezing feeling in the left side of my chest and pain going into my left arm. The underside of my left forearm had pain in it and cramped up of a few times. fatigued.9/19/08 – Low grade fever, almost blacked out, right side was very sore and I had to watch how I sat.9/20/08 – Fatigued, chest pains, right side was very sore and I had to watch how I sat.9/21/08 – Very fatigued, chest pains, almost blacked out twice, got short of breath going up a flight of stairs and heart was pounding.9/22/09 – I haven’t felt too bad, but my chest has felt like there is a weight on it and my heart feels like it has to work hard to pump. I have also been fatigued. My underarms have been perspiring a lot even though I am not hot. I have not had as much pain in the left side of my chest or my right side.9/25/08 – Pain started in right calf in the middle of the night, has been throbbing and constant. Some discomfort in left leg, but sporadic and not as much.10/6/08 - Left forearm suddenly felt very tight and tingling and had bulging veins on underside of forearm. The bulging suddenly when away and then my heart starting pounding and I became short of breath. This lasted 5-10 minutes
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  • I am currently experience something of this sort. I was sitting down indian style and I felt some sort of pop in my leg just above my knee. I immediately felt numbness down the left side of my body into my foot and ankle and all the way up into my shoulder and left ear. I began to feel some sort of bubbles in the veins in my feet. After a few minutes of this all of the pain went into my chest and my heart started racing. After I got my heart to calm down I began shaking. My body has now been shaky and shaking for about 45-60 min. The whole spell has been occuring for about 60-75 minutes. My heart is still kind of racing and I am feeling somewhat dizzy, like I could just fall over. My ear and the area on my head slightly in front and above my ear is feeling pressure and somewhat bubbly or gassy ( I dont' know how to explain the feeling.) Please help.
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  • I also have varicose veins, and after sclerotherapy. Pain! ! Really! But the pain you describe the experience. I suggest you go back to your doctor and tell him / her, you have these rights, the treatment of pain or dizziness and chest pain. Your doctor may check your any results.\spider veins[/url
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