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  • Posted By: Gypsydancer
  • July 20, 2008
  • 10:35 PM

Hello. I'd like to thank anyone who might be able to help me in advance. I'm not very experienced with chat forums, so please forgive any errors I have made in etiquette.

I have a friend who exhibits several symptoms, which I feel might be linked in some way - these things have been going on for a few years now and I'm tired of seeing him suffer when I might be able to find someone to help. He's been to several doctors about some of the differing symptoms and I just don't feel the whole picture is being looked at.

These are the things:

-He suffers *severe and painful acne all over his upper and middle back
-His skin is overly oily no matter his diet
-His sweat has a high acid content
-He often suffers from white debris in the tonsils
-Irregular bowel functions, again, seemingly unrelated to his diet
-He stopped smoking two years ago and yet his teeth gather dark plaque very quickly that he has trouble controlling and the hygenist thinks he must smoke heavily.

Any help or suggestions would be *greatly appreciated. I don't understand why this is happening to him - he eats healthy foods for the most part and takes vitamins as well as getting regular exercise. He is in excellent physical condition apart from the aforementioned symptoms.

Thank you again for your time and attention.

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