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10 yrs looking for cause

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  • Posted By: simidrm
  • September 5, 2008
  • 03:36 AM

Wow trying to explain this is gonna be hard but I am at a loss for a diagnosis so about 10 yrs ago I had some pain in the throat and jaws,and after several months of this my family doctor said it was muscle related,the next day I was in the ER and was about to have a heart attack,so off to the cath lab and had 3 artieries 100% blocked 2 spots in the rca and one in the circumflex 1 bare metal stent in circumflex cured that and then 2 in the rca,and about every 6-8months since I have to get 2 or more stents (both drug coated 2 kinds)changed doctors numerious times,present cardiologist has found factor v,anticardiolipen a,lupus anticouagulant,extremely high chol 800+ Triglycerides were 3500,inflammation of joints,I have been to 2 hemotologist 1 local 1 cleavland clinic,a rhuemotologist, 2 cardiologist, now total 1 bare metal stent in circumflex and 11 in the rca,taking plavix,ecotrin,coumadin,crestor,fenoglide,toporol xl,accupril,imdur,plaquenil, as of this I am 40 yrs old cholesterol still at 400 on 20mg crestor tryglycerides are 700 on fenoglide 20mg,
I don't know where else to turn to look for a diagnosis or treatment as of now we are only treating the symptoms and not the cause.

Please help
Rich

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