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Doctors are confused, so am I

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  • Posted By: RDuBb2k1
  • April 5, 2008
  • 07:40 PM

First, a list of symptoms (in a semi-order time line):

-Months of Acid Reflux (Stress related from classes?)
-Semester Ends, Reflux dies down
-Full-Body Chills (Shakes)
-Sharp Stomach Pain below belly button
-Hospital Dec 26 (tests show nothing)
-Chills / Tiredness / Headaches / Some stomach pain / Infrequent Body Twitches
-Clinic (H-Pylori test negative)
-Family Doctor (Prescribed liquid for yeast, caused chest pain and nausea, only took once)
-Chills / Tiredness / Headaches / Fuzzy Brain / Some stomach pain / Infrequent Body Twitches
-Cold feeling in intestinal region (right side)
-Started Threelac for Candida (self diag, spit test), resulted in feeling somewhat better, but constipated
-Late March – Hospital again, only blood done, test showed possible dehydration, 1 bag of fluid fixed problem
-Was given anxiety medication, took once, had chest pain, stopped (during visit doctor said I was low on Potassium, started drinking V8 and eating bananas) Had purple halfway up my nails on hands during visit, hands were very cold, a slight shake (doctor said nails like this can be caused by anxiety, that you can hyper ventilate unknowingly)

-Started herbal parasite medication (self diag, running out of options), felt great first 3 days, pain in lower right abdominal on 5th day
-Upper back pain around heart region after eating, a tums cleared it up after 10 minutes or so, reoccurred after eating a 2nd meal, another tums made it better

First visit to the hospital had every test under the moon done (Blood, Urine, X-Ray, Catscan, Ultrasound) and came up empty. No signs of any stones, appendicitis, etc. 2 Doctors (one at hospital, and family doctor) are trying to tell me a lot of it is anxiety related, and that I'm dreaming most of it up myself, not letting myself recover. While I agree stress/anxiety is a powerful feel-sick agent, I highly doubt it is ALL of it. I'm really at a loss, and am looking for advice! If anyone knows anything at all, please lend me your ideas!

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