Okay so alittle background of all my syptoms and what I have been going through since october 2011.
male, 6 ft, athletic, lift weights 5 days a week, football player.
Okay so it all started in october 11, I was playing football and i got slammed to the ground unexpectedly and landed on my left side, and on the football which knocked the wind out of me alittle but i got right back up and continued playing. Later that week at work, where i do not do much heavy lifting at all the pain in my upper left back behind my shoulder blade started, the kind where it hurts to breath deep. Also at this time I was taking a pro-hormone supplement called forged black extreme, and got very strong very fast off of it but it also caused my enzyme levels to rise alot in my liver so i stopped taking it. Ever since october ive had the pain in my back where it hurts to breaht, Ive had chest pain, left arm pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, pain into the hand forearm and elbow, and lots of abdominal pain more on the left side, and headaches. Ive seen about 20 different doctors and a neuorogist, and have stoped lifting weights. I noticed that my heart races out of control now too when i do almost any type of cardio or physical exertion, so much so that i have to stop, and I have lost so much strenting especially in my pushing motions that it is insane, and it is very scary becuz this is the polar opposite of what I was back in september. I also have developed more of a winged scalpula, I had it alittle before but know it is getting worse, and my left clavical is much deeper into the top of my chest/neck than my right one. I had a endoscope becuz I thout that this pain could be my esophagus, and the doctors said I had GERD, but it turns out the endoscope revealed that I didnt have GERD, and I thhout the gerd diagnoses was weird anyways because I have always ate whatever I want. Im going to a ciropractor and a physical theripist from a referl from my doctor this week, and have another apointment with the neurologist in april. My thorasic spine and neck mri were normal for the most part and the Docs said it was nothign to worry about, but the pain is still worse than ever.
So could all this be a long thoracic nerve injury or something different? All my tests blood, ekg, ecocardiogram etc. are normal, so Now im thinking its muscular/skelatal, and nerve related. PLEASE someone weigh in on this, i havent felt normal for 6 months and its interfered with so many things in my life that I cant live normal anymore, I try to stay positive, but sometimes its hard when the pain is always there. PLEASE HELP
Well, without a clinical evaluation it would be difficult to determine the cause of your symptoms. Possibilities that may need to be considered include neuropathies, myopathies, nerve impingement, muscular/ ligament/ tendon injuries, inflammations, structural/ postural issues, nutrient/ micronutrient deficiencies, cardiac issues like myopathies, arrhythmias, vascular abnormalities, GI/ GU issues etc. I would suggest getting this evaluated by an internist initially and depending on the cause diagnosed/ suspected, it can be managed accordingly or specialist(s) care may be sought.
Hope this is helpful.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.