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Disc herniation-neauropathy, low blood pressure , mild anasarca - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi! I am a 33 y/o female that has been deployed to Iraq twice and now I am going going through a medical retirement board and the doctor I am seeing. Is trying to figure out what going on and I have been so frustrated going through this here since April. My neutropholis level are always high and my lymphocytes are always low my blood pressure is uncontrolled I have headaches daily my body swells especially in the morning my face hands and feets are most swollen and it feels like I am walking on pins and needles my theophylline level is very low and when I walk less than 1/4 of a mile I am out of breath and my chest hurts and my upper back my right pointing finger hurts to bend and my joints are very painful. I have had a mri of my head which showed right cerebullum infarct (mini-stroke) I have a bulging disc in my neck that is pressing against a nerve and also a bulging disc in my back. My legs especially the right hurts a lot and I am always getting bad leg cramps that have me in tears. What is the reason behind all of this that may help my doctors. Please someone I need help this pain is preventing me from daily activities with my kids.
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   Hi
Doctor :   I am reading ur query
User :   Okay, thank you
Doctor :   You have multople medical problems
User :   Yes
Doctor :   1. Disc hernia tion in neck and back
Doctor :   2 high Blood pressure
User :   Yes
Doctor :   3 you habe neopathu due disc herniation in neck
User :   I have regular headaches daily and I get migraines 2 to 3 times a week
Doctor :   that is causing pin prick sensation
Doctor :   Headaches also coming from pinched nerves in neck
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical problems?
User :   Okay I have a lot of swelling in hands and feet and face in the mornings
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have heart failure or kidney failure
User :   I have a lot of joint pain especially in the right arm and leg and they did a d dimer test that was 894
Doctor :   Do you have heart failure or kidney failure
Doctor :   ok
User :   No kidney or heart failure
Doctor :   When was your last lab tests done?
Doctor :   Do you have EKG Electrocardiography done?
Doctor :   If so do you have the results with you now?
User :   My wbc was high and now its normal but the neutrophils is still high and lymphyocytes are low. A complete cbc was done 27 october
Doctor :   ok
User :   Ekg was normal
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Echocardiogram results..
User :   Yes I have them the theopyllin level is 1.7
User :   They were normal
Doctor :   Because you have multiple medical issues and you need clarification why you have and you want to know what treatment is required. If this 15 min is not enough, I suggest buy 15 more min and gett maximum help from the discussion. This is my advise only.
User :   HBsAB is positive
Doctor :   So your Echo results are normal
User :   Yes
Doctor :   What is the creatinine and blood urea levels?
Doctor :   what is the hemoglobin level?
User :   Cre. Is 0.8
Doctor :   ok
User :   Hgb 12.1
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What is the proteins levels in blood?
User :   What's the abbreviation for that
Doctor :   Just proteins
Doctor :   Albumin
Doctor :   Have you had Lower leg Dippler
Doctor :   *Doppler

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