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  • Have spasticity, back pain, ataxic gait, vertigo and easily become exhausted. Can't get a Diagnosis!

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions August 3, 2017 02:33 PM

    Any one have any idea? MRIs on back and brain supposedly don't explain. Seen Neuros, P.T.s, etc. They can't explain it. Tired of it all. Don't want a Walker any more! Any ideas? P. S. Not crazy except for experience induced selective doctor phobia!

  • Terrible pain, weakness in upper arms!!!

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions May 26, 2016 03:51 PM

    I can't wash my hair or hold my arms above my head for ANY length of time without my biceps feeling as if they're gonna burn off my body, and I get lightheaded. Then if radiates into my fingers & wrists. This is SEVERE & ACUTE. I've never had this pain, it just started & is crazily severe!!!...

  • Help 23 years old suffering !!!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions April 28, 2013 01:40 PM

    For the last two yesrs I have been suffering with severe and I mean like I can't move stiffness in my legs lower back and hips and knees I have severe weakness which affects my walking and am numb from the waist down I have bladder and bowel control I have had 3 mris of my lumbar and brain which...

  • A list of symptoms, doctors playing pin the tail on the idiot...

    g_tero22 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions March 30, 2013 10:31 PM

    First up is the back pain, been through multiple MRI's. A couple herniated discs, and degenerative discs. Chronic debilitating pain. Been going on since Dec, 2012. No known injuries to start it. Weakness in legs, same time frame.Low vitamin D, accounted to working 3rd shift (nights).Low blood...

  • Short lived youth?

    JoshV8Hwd5z 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions February 7, 2012 06:40 PM

    Okay, so here is a discription of my body type.20 years old.Stoutly built5'7" Tall268lbPretty strong concidering I don't work out.WhiteAnd here are all the problems I have right now. Chronic headaches (daily)High pressure sensitivity of skull.Very prone to headaches, A good example is if I sit...

  • Back Problem, Pain, and Leg Problems - Related? and Why?

    Yusshin 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions September 8, 2011 04:17 AM

    When I was 13, I had to visit a chriopractor every week so he could "crack" the top of my spine. Due to money, I stopped going, and I may be regretting that now.In the past couple months or so, I've been having unbearable back pain. The top of my spine will crack constantly in different spots....

  • Pre-mentrual symptoms

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions April 6, 2011 12:17 AM

    My daughter suffers from severe prementrual symptoms, even on the pill. She has recently developed weakness in her legs the week before her period, along with some back pain. She experiences lower back pain when she has cramps. I have read many different sites and this seems part of the big...

  • Back pain

    Anonymous 4 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions December 18, 2010 02:19 AM

    Have had pain in back upper back that radiates around to the chest and down arms. Can't sleep or sit properly for 2 months. DR thought it was knotted muscles - muscle relaxers and pain medications do not help. Have lost weight and losing appetite. Was a heaving smoker, am diabetic and have had...

  • rhumatic fever or not?

    tkn469 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions November 23, 2010 05:26 AM

    I had strep throat last october ( I get it every year) but this time it was really bad, I had a 104 fever for about 3 days ( I am 31) about 3 weeks later I started having extreme joint pain I couldnt even stand up or put on my bra, pain was mostly in wrists and ankles. I got beter after about 6...

  • Strange "back" pain

    TheFlash 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions November 8, 2010 06:06 PM

    Hello. I have a question about what I think is back pain. It is very difficult to describe, so I hope that you understand from my explanation. Do you know the feeling of discomfort you get in your upper torso when you lay on your side, propped up on your elbow too long - like something's out of...

  • Back Pain & Abdominal Pain

    jear1990 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions October 12, 2010 03:52 AM

    Lately for the past two weeks I've been feeling some discomfort in my back/abdominal area. The pain isn't very painful, just discomforting and sometimes I do feel a sharp pain. These symptoms don't last very long and are on and off. I'm 20, work out about 3-4 times a week (mostly weight...

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  • What is wrong with me

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions October 6, 2010 05:52 AM

    Ok i think im going crazy here, i cannot take this any more for the past months i have been having excruciating random pain in the back of my neck/shoulders and it just BURNS constant and will not go away no matter if i rest or heat or cold or even Tylenol 3 it will last for a random amount of time...

  • Narrow torso, shoulders

    benjii19 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions August 13, 2010 01:27 PM

    Hi all, I'm interested in getting to the bottom of something that has cause me to develop a pretty bad case of depression and left me extremely hung up on my body. To the point of obsessively comparing myself to others. this has bothered me for many years and Im now getting to the age where I think...

  • Thoracic Impingment with extreme chest & Jaw Pain HELP

    axelrose 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions August 5, 2010 01:54 AM

    I have a fresh MRI report of my Thoracic region. It shows the following items in the Radiology Report.1.Left paramedian disc protrusion is present at T6-T7 impinging on the neural foramen and left anterior thoracic cord.2. Right paramedian disc protrusion is present at T10-T11 also impinging on the...

  • Hip, down leg, hip to back pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions June 29, 2010 02:55 AM

    My regular doctor left this country to go back to Palistan, he was really good. I looked for another doctor and found one, he proceeded to change ALL my meds , that were all working fine and also told me he refussed to write pain meds. That was ok, I would go to pain managent. This lug nut, kept...

  • update

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions June 22, 2010 02:54 AM

    I was diagnosed with fifths in February through blood tests. I was in AWFUL PAIN and they couldnt figure it out until my 6 year old was seen for the "slap cheek" rash. so they tested me and sure enough my numbers were through the roof. The only thing that helped me was prednisone. My...

  • Constant pain and my doctor says deal with it

    nicholecherokee 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions March 24, 2010 07:00 AM

    I remember having back pain since I was about two.Laying in the hot dirt pile in my yard was the only thing that helped then.I have had constant hip and back since childhood.I am a 40 year old female today.The pain in my hips is like my bones are grinding together.Sometimes stiffness,and always...

  • 3yo son has spinal fractures and unexplained osteopenia - any ideas why?

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions February 15, 2010 05:52 AM

    My 3yo son has multiple compression fractures in his spine and after all kinds of testing, we've figured out he has osteopenia but no doctors can figure out why. We have seen an oncologist, a rheumatologist, an endocronologist and an orthopedic at Duke and they are all stumped. He has all the...

  • I have right side flank/back pain, sometimes excruciating.

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions November 4, 2009 05:22 AM

    I have right side flank/back pain, sometimes excruciating, especially if not medicated. I can not lay flat on stomach, back or on either side, also bending at the waist. It is constant! I have been sleeping in a propped up position for over 2 months now. I had several tests when this all started...

  • 37 and feeling as I am 97!

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions October 27, 2009 06:57 PM

    I will make this as short because it's an everyday battle for me and my family. I have always been a very active healthy young man until 3/18/2004. I was involved in a very bad auto accident were I was sitting in the passengers seat of a rear-ended collision. I was in the car that was sitting at a...