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Bloating, stomach pain, gaining weight, fatigue. Need advice

I went to a doctor a month ago for pain in my heel, numb toes, and a tingling feeling in my right leg. They said I had achilles tendinitis and gave me some steroid I can t remember the name of, and the problem seemed to go away after two weeks. But now I ve noticed that at night my feet still tingle and feel stiff. Also for about a week I have noticed that I go to the bathroom a lot, both numbers 1 and 2. I m bloated, my stomach hurts sometimes, I have been gaining weight even though I started eating healthier, and suddenly I feel kinda sick or puffy after drinking my favorite drink since I was a kid, 2% milk. When I touch my skin it feels like there is a fluffy layer between us, and I have to press harder to feel the normal sensation of my hand touching my face. I m tired a lot, like fatigue , I m not pregnant, I ve taken the test 3 times, and had my period. So I m not sure what s going on, I m under my mom s insurance, so I can only go to crappy cheap doctors, that so far have just failed, and I m just hoping for any kind of help. Advice to go to a doctor, is not needed, I have, and will again hopefully to a better one, til then...give me something to work with.... ?
Asked On : Sat, 1 Sep 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
Let me explain your query one by one.
You are most likely suffering from acute gastroenteritis as history of increased usage of washroom suggest.
You should consult with physician / gasto-physician and should go for complete antibiotic course.
You should also avoid mik and all milk products & take antispasmodics and probiotic for faster recovery.
As you have history of weight gain, you should go for thyroid profile.
Increasing weight may also cause pressure on nerves and may damage cartilages in joints and may be a reason for continuous pain in lower limb.
You should also go for serum uric acid.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Sat, 1 Sep 2012
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