array of symptoms - advice for testing

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Hi there, 

I'm currently experiencing a variety of problems. Im a 30 year old male and was fit and healthy until this year. In January this year I had a rushing feeling through my legs, felt almost like warm blood rushing around. In late Feb I had a heat sensation in my left foot that happened a couple of times per minute lasting a couple of seconds. THis lasted 2 weeks and was followed by a cramp like feeling in my hands and feet, both sides. I have added a long list of the problems I have had below and would just really like to have an opinion if this could be MS or something else, from what I have read it wouldnt be the normal way it presents but then im not sure what esle it could be, my gp has referred me back to neurology (first appointment was with a junior and she sent me to infectious diseases due to a trip to the philipines) I am now waiting to go back hopefully for a scan. Apologies for the long post....Im getting desperate for help and currently just playing a waiting game.

 

January

Strange pain/ tension in oblique muscle – intermittent and changing sides

Chills and shivers throughout January

Feeling of hot air when breathing ongoing

Sore neck – couldn’t get out of bed twice, months apart – ongoing

More frequent bowel movements – ongoing

Blocked sinus (still blocked, right ear-inside) - ongoing

February

Warm sensation in left foot – twitching of left foot (twitching one going)

Dry eyes, Blurred vision/ pain behind eyes – ongoing

Shivers stopped

More frequent bowel movements- ongoing

March

Heat sensation in left foot stopped when other symptoms started – although have had some sensations in left heel until May.

Cramp like feeling in outer side of hands – twitching in legs

Headaches, moving around – some ringing in ears but only 5 or so times

Strange feeling in feet in morning – almost over sensitive

Followed by pain in joints, mainly/more predominant in left side (toe worst)

Mid-march – feeling of numbness in feet and hands, couldn’t sleep with any weight on body (could only sleep on back) this was possible the worst numbness and latest a few nights/days, but took a while to subside.

Pains in forearms, wrists, fingers and deep pain in calve muscles, worst left side

Pains in throat – not inside but rather on the outside

April

Tension in sciatic nerve – felt like a string going from left foot up to groin and down to right foot, lasted a day followed by deep leg pain for approximately one month

Some blurred vision

Light headiness, more often when standing - ongoing

Overly tired on occasion

Pain during sleep – any pressure on arms/ legs results in numbness - ongoing

Headaches – intermittent

Inner ear – blocked ongoing

Fullness feeling in head- this has only started happening more recently, very hard to describe just feels full, almost like a pressure

May

Pains between eyes, intermittent

Vibrations in feet/legs, arm and hands, pulsing ongoing

Scalp pain – burning under skin – intermittent

Occasional pulsating vision on outside of visual field - max 10 times – on sitting down

June

Tinnitus - soft palate in mouth moves up and down causing clicking in my ear

Nerve pains – leg predominantly

Intermittent ear pain/jaw pains- recent

Temple pains – both sides of head

Smaller vibrations

Twitching eye right eye with slight swelling- approx one week

Tightness in leg muscle

July

pain in side of face/head - almost like burning

Would be very grateful for your opinions

Jez

 

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    I'd make a visit to the London School of Tropical Medcine. It does seem like something  g you've picked up abroad and could be easily treated. A parasite perhaps. 
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    • Posted

      Thanks for your reply. I have seen an infectious and tropical disease expert and she doesnt feel that it is related to my trip. The rushing in my thighs occured before my travels. I have another appointment with the ID in a few weeks so will ask about parasites. Thanks again!!
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      Hope you get pointed to the right specialist soon. You have outlined your symptoms very clearly. 
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    Hi jez

    Your symptoms are very similar to my own.  Have you had your thyroid and vit b12 levels checked?  Check out symptoms of thyroid and b12 deficiency.  Good luck

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    Hi all

    Thanks for your responses.turns out I had dengue and chikungunya virus...nasty things. Guessing what's happening is some sort of post viral syndrome, pretty horrible to be honest but Obvs nice to find out what started this mess. 

    Jez

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