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Second oppinion as I have been ill and was old the I was just going through menopause.

By Anonymous September 23, 2011 - 10:31am
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I had a spell being light headed and became semi unconsouse. I was in the hospital for 3 days having all sorts of tests done and was told they believed by one doctor that I had a tia do to migraine complications and then by others that they don't know what is wrong and we may never find out. Although I do have migraines I did not that day. It ended up that my left side became week and twitching and jerking of my left arm. I felt like I was going to fall as my left leg leg was very week. I was released and then 2 weeks later I was back in the hospital for 1 day and night as they thought I had had heart issues. I was having some heaviness in my chest ans small short pains in my left arm and in my rib cage under my left breast. My back is sore almost every day and my headaches I have are tingly at the beginning and work there way around the left side of my head. I have just started having crampie pains in my legs and numbness in my left leg at times. They fall to sleep while I am sitting. I have been told several different things from "I don;t know what is wrong as nothing is showing on your tests" to "you are going through menopause" to "you had a small TIA" I have been referred to nurolugist and he is the one that told me it was menopause. To this day I still have the twitching and jerking in my left arm at times. There are days that is is hard for me to get out of bed or out of a chair as my muscles and some times joints in so much pain. I do not know what to do or who to speak to as I still am not feeling well I am still having all the same symptoms and feeling lightheaded some time during most every day. I have been doing some research and feel I have most of the symptoms for MS. How should I talk to my primary doctor about this as when I speak to him about it he tells me I need to eat healthy and get some excercise. He said we may never know what is wrong with me. I am 5'6, weight is 175 yes I may be a little over weight but don't think that is the issue. There has to be a reason for what is wrong all I want is some answers and not to feel as though it is all in my head as I am starting to feel.

Thank you so much for your time,

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