What is the treatment for muscle weakness, abdominal pain and metallic taste with short term memory problems and depression?
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THIS SICKNESS IS WITH ME FOR LONG TIME Initial 1. Neurological signs are: muscle weakness and excruciating pains. 2. Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation. 3. Effects on the mouth include astringency and a metallic taste. 4. Gastrointestinal problems: constipation, diarrhea, poor appetite and weight loss. Chronic: 1. Loss of short-term memory and concentration, depression, nausea, abdominal pain, loss of coordination, numbness and tingling in the extremities. 2. Fatigue, problems with sleep, headaches, stupor, slurred speech. 3. A "lead hue" of the skin with pallor. 4. Male reproductive problems 5. Blue color of the gum
Posted Sun, 26 Jan 2014 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Shoaib Khan 52 minutes later
Brief Answer: Suspecting poisoning based on symptoms sir Detailed Answer: Hello sir and welcome. Thank you for writing to us. Based on your symptoms the most plausible cause could be poisoning, as this matches the provided description and symptoms in the closest possible way. The possible poisons that could have resulted in this presentation are: -Bismuth poisoning -Asbestos poisoning -Lead poisoning and a few other options. I would recommend pulmonary function tests, chest x-ray, CT scan of the chest, blood investigations to check on the levels of the above mentioned substances and other possible substances. I would either way recommend a visit to your doctor sir, who would also need help from the CDC (center of disease control and prevention) to diagnose and permanently solve your problem sir. Please do not delay a visit to your doctor any longer sir, this is my sincere request to you. I hope you find my response both helpful and informative. Please feel free to write back to me for any further clarifications, I would be more than happy to help you. Best wishes.
Follow-up: What is the treatment for muscle weakness, abdominal pain and metallic taste with short term memory problems and depression? 44 minutes later
Thousand of Thanks. Your answer is right to the point. Wonderful Sincere regards
Answered by Dr. Shoaib Khan 3 minutes later
Brief Answer: More than happy to help sir Detailed Answer: Dear sir. I am more than happy to be of assistance. I am a little concerned about your health though, as I would have preferred to be around you and find the source of the poisoning and remove it at the earliest. Please do visit a doctor at the earliest sir. It is my sincere request. Wishing you nothing but good health, now and in the future. God bless.
Follow-up: What is the treatment for muscle weakness, abdominal pain and metallic taste with short term memory problems and depression? 31 hours later
Dear Sir; I would like to keep getting your advise for a long time Thanks a lot for your support Will send some updates soon. Best regards XXXXXXX
Answered by Dr. Shoaib Khan 8 hours later
Brief Answer: My pleasure entirely Detailed Answer: Hello XXXXXXX I am more than happy to be of assistance, please save my direct link for any future references: WWW.WWWW.WW I will always be available at this link and you need not search for me, your history shall also be saved safely. Just make note of our query number, and we shall accordingly take things forward. But I sincerely hope you do not need my assistance any further and enjoy good health always. Best wishes.
Follow-up: What is the treatment for muscle weakness, abdominal pain and metallic taste with short term memory problems and depression? 4 hours later
Dear Doctor Shoaib I have discussed in details for a year those symptoms with Dr XXXXXXX XXXXXXX family doctor in Calgary Canada. Because I have slightly high blood sugar (can be side effects). HE recommended a few times for exactly the same symptoms, Insulin therapy in Hospital. It is scary I know what it means. In desperation I contacted an acupuncturist that after many tests rejected the treatment recommended by Dr. XXXXXXX Your opinion is highly appreciated. Many many thanks XXXXXXX
Answered by Dr. Shoaib Khan 7 minutes later
Brief Answer: Insulin therapy safer Detailed Answer: Hello once again XXXXXXX I would like to start by saying that there is absolutely nothing to be afraid of when it comes to insulin therapy. The only reason a hospitalization is advised initialy is in order to monitor the response to the insulin administered and to be able to accordingly alter and choose the right dosage that would be best suit you. Do understand sir that insulin helps in controlling blood sugar much better that oral hypoglycemic drugs, and the insulin administered is closest to the insulin that would be naturally produced by the body, which makes it the most effective option. All that is required while on the insulin therapy is to follow a strict regimen (diet, exercise, etc.). And in time, many individuals are even weaned off insulin completely. As for the acupuncture, I am not completely convinced with permanent results being attained with it, although I have read and studied it to provide temporary relief, although almost never being complete. Every businessman would proclaim his product to be the best in the market, the only thing you need to understand is that health and life should not be dragged into business. I have nothing to gain or lose by advising you towards the use of insulin therapy, and that should mean something, don't you think sir? Wishing you nothing but the best, God bless.
Follow-up: What is the treatment for muscle weakness, abdominal pain and metallic taste with short term memory problems and depression? 18 minutes later
Dear Doctor Shoiab; The symptoms are not related to the blood sugar are they? Actually right now the blood sugar is 10.3 mmol with no pills taken Measured with Contur next EZ. Bayer. Does it require Insulin therapy? So. Why not treat the Heavy Metal poisoning symptoms? Please please clarify. Your support is very much APPRECIATED. Thousand of thanks XXXXXXX
Answered by Dr. Shoaib Khan 11 minutes later
Brief Answer: Best to ask your doctor what his aims are Detailed Answer: Hello XXXXXXX Some of the symptoms, especially the acute ones and a few of the chronic ones as well can be related to a blood sugar fluctuation, but there are some symptoms on your list that relate to a metal poisoning and once we look at those, we can relate all the other symptoms to the metal poisoning as well. As for why the metal poisoning symptoms have not been addressed or treated, I am assuming your doctor wishes to bring the blood sugar under control first and then look at the presenting symptoms to see if this is indeed a case of metal poisoning or just a case of poorly controlled blood sugar. But you should discuss the same with your doctor sir, for a more detailed outlook. I hope this helps you sir. Best wishes.
Follow-up: What is the treatment for muscle weakness, abdominal pain and metallic taste with short term memory problems and depression? 8 hours later
Dear Doctor Shoiab Your Diagnosis is perfect. Same was confirmed a few months ago when I was in Carewest hospital for two months. I am very very thankful for this Sincere thanks XXXXXXX
Answered by Dr. Shoaib Khan 11 hours later
Brief Answer: Thank you so much for your kind words and help Detailed Answer: Hello once again my friend. Thank you so much for your kind words. Making a diagnosis without a physical examination, and based completely on the information provided by the patient is not easy and goes against the first rule of medicine, which is a physical examination. But with God's help and kind and understanding patient's like you, if I am able to make an accurate diagnosis, the credit goes to God and you. Wishing you nothing but good health now and in the hereafter. Best wishes.
Follow-up: What is the treatment for muscle weakness, abdominal pain and metallic taste with short term memory problems and depression? 3 hours later
Dear Doctor Your support is fantastic. There is GOD sir. That is why you are with me. Will keep you posted on future developments. Shall be interesting. Endless thanks and lot of successfully GOD guided professional and personal life to you. Best regards XXXXXXX
Answered by Dr. Shoaib Khan 1 hour later
Brief Answer: Really grateful for the prayers Detailed Answer: Thank you so much sir, thank you so very much. God bless.