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Oct 21, 2017 · Mystery Solved – Diagnosis Moves Patient from Frustration to Peace of Mind and a Plan

I’m so happy the man finally got an answer to what had been plaguing him for such a long time. I too have problems, & doctors don’t seem to be able to ascertain just what the problem is. My MRI of the lumbar, cervical & brain came back ‘alright’, except for severe narrowing at C5, & some bulging discs, very minor things in the lumbar spine, & just two small foci in the white matter of the brain likely age related. Otherwise, the Neuro could not determine just why I’m having my symptoms. Burning in the feet/legs is onging, yet EMG & nerve conduction is normal, but it is admitted those tests do not check for small fibre neuropathy. I’m finding now that I have sensations going on in my head,& I’m also suffering with GERD. Early today, I could feel pins/needles INSIDE my abdomen, which is causing me concern. For the life of me, I wish I knew what was happening to me. For about 3-4 days/week I feel awful…upset stomach, heachache. Some friends think it’s in my mind…my best friend believes me. I’m almost at the point that if something isn’t done soon, I’ll take drastic measures.
We don’t have a Mayo Clinic here in Canada. Oh how I wish we did. Even if we did, I couldn’t afford to attend. A lot of people outside Canada seem to think we have such a wonderful health care system. I can assure you…we do not.
Keep digging…get answers…I just wish I could accomplish this. Good luck to you all!

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