Posted 1/1/2008 2:29 PM (GMT -6)
This has been going on for 7+ months!
My pain is in my upper RIGHT quadrant:
*pain under my shoulder blade
*pain in my neck (down my shoulder) to my arm
*pain on the right side of my head, and acros my forehead
*pain under my arm pit (going toward my shoulder blade)
*RIGHT arm is numb and SORE all of the time--especially UNDER the arm (tricep)--
*RIGHT hand goes numb and gets Super COLD---while I am gripping (like my sterring wheel, phone, computer mouse, typing (like now)), fingers start to turn purple
*My RIGHT arm feels HEAVY--like dead weight
To add to that CRAP---I have had lower back pain andhave experienced this the last 3 weeks:
*RIGHT leg feels numb
*RIGHT leg feels heavy
* BOTH legs get cramps at night
*When I bend down (using knees)--and stand back up straight---it feels like I have a TON of lactic acid in my legs (like a burning, heavy feeling)
*When I sit---my leg in the front (where you leg and hip meet) starts tingling
I also feel NAUSEOUS all of the time---I thought maybe it was because I was hungry, but then I feel nauseous after I eat!
Since May, I have had the following tests:
Gallbladder Ultrasound (fine)
Gallblader Hid-a-scan (42% function)?---I don't think this is good--do you?
B12 deficiency test (fine)
Spine Xrays (fine)
Physical Therapy (thought I had bulgy discs in thoracic region T5-T7)---also thought I had costocondritis?
MRI (supposedly fine)
Sports MEd. Specialist (says my spine is OFF--couldn't figure out why)
Chiropractor (couldn't 'realign' me)
Colonoscopy (supposedly all is clear)
Endoscopy (supposedly all is fine)
Possible "IBS"? I can eat anything BUT dairy (have eliminated from diet)
Rheumatoid ANtibody Screen (normal)
Celiac Disease TEst (normal)
H-Pylori Test (normal)
The pain has always been in my uper right quadrant--but, it just intensifies and lessens on and off...I had numbness in my arm/face back in May/June--then it subsided--but, never like this (where I can barely write, etc...)
I have ben going to PT for a month (about 1-2x/week)---they "won't say" what they "think" I have (SIGH)....
I am so frustrated.......I cry a lot, can't sleep, and it's affecting my relationship with my husband. He thinks that every little pain I am feeling I exaggerate! (SIGH)!
Anyone---can someone, please tell me what you think this may be?
I have an appt. with my primary on 1/8-----I am thinking of forcing another hid-a-scan of my gall bladder, and also to see a specialist for this numbing of my right arm/leg? But, which specialist?
Sorry so long----just frustrated....Help! :(