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Alright so my story is long. Bear with me.
I am a 26 year old male. About 6 months ago I lost 30 pounds without trying, although I had just gone off of Paxil 40mg for the first time in 8 years.
About 2 months ago I developed random muscle twitches throughout my body, about 1-2 twitches per minute, so I didn't think much of them.
About 1 and a half months ago I had some sort of gastrointestinal virus with symptoms of extreme stomach pain, low-grade fevers, dry-heaving, chills, shaking chills, cold hands and feet, nausea, dizziness and loss of appetite which led to another 20 pounds lost in about 2 weeks.
Near the end of this gastrointestinal virus I developed constant muscle fasciculations in my calves as well as the random twitching found elsewhere throughout my body. Along with tremors in my hands, arms and legs. My stomach also growls many times throughout the day, I'd say 20-30 times for about a minute of growling each time. My arms and legs also get numbness and tingling from time to time.
About a week ago I also developed constant muscle fasciculations in my feet as well as my calves now with the random twitching found elsewhere throughout my body. The tremors in my hands, arms and legs are also there.
My doctor has ordered blood, urine, thyroid, electrolyte testing and everything comes back normal, except for a slightly low Vitamin D level. She thinks it is all related to anxiety and has since put me back on Paxil 40mg along with 5000 IU of Vitamin D3 daily.
The fasciculations, twitching and tremors all persist and I have hyperreflexia. She has now ordered an EMG, but I have to wait over 2 months to get that done. I have definitely felt weaker, with not not as much energy as I used to have and not as sharp as I should be.
Is there any other testing I should be requesting? I asked about an MRI and she said she wants to do the MRI first to see what it shows. I feel like something is being missed here and I'm afraid waiting 2 months just to get an EMG, I will continue to deteriorate more during that time.
What should my next step be? I definitely don't want to wait 2 more months just to get an EMG done. I feel like this is more urgent than that seeing as my symptoms have been getting worse at a somewhat alarming pace.
What seems to be going on with me?
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