About Me: Female, 43, Northlake , IL, member since Apr 2013
I am 43 years old, female. I have been sick for a long time with high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, herniated discs, spinal stenosis, diabetes, asthma, enlarged heart, enlarged thymus gland, kidney stones in past & have cysts on my kidneys. The cysts sometimes burst & p
[More]ainful. I've had tubs tied after three beautiful children, I've had my gallbladder removed. For about 3 weeks my left foot & ankle have been swollen, hot, and reddish color. Cramps in my legs wake me up at night. I also wake up many nights short of breath, hot, with my hair and nightgown wet from sweating. I have gone to my doctor who advised I go to yes hospital because could be life threatening, he said most likely another blood clot. I went to Hospital. They did blood tests, cat scan with dye injection, ultra sound, and x rays. I was referred to see the oncologist. I have been dealing with Padgett disease for about three years. The surgeon wants to do bilateral mastectomy and remove my thymus gland. I'm very afraid of surgery. I pray for a miracle every day.
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