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pre syncope weakness on left side of body

I AM A 27 YEAR OLD FEMALE/ SMOKER/ 180 LBS ALWAYS BEEN BIG/ DONT EAT RIGHT OR EXERCISE
SUNDAY MARCH 2/08
(After walking a few hours straight at a mall I began feeling hot, thirsty, and dizzy)
LIGHTHEADED
FELT LIKE SOMETHING MELTED IN MY HEAD
CONSTANT HEAD RUSHES (for 24 hours straight)
FEELING OF BLACKING OUT
SUDDEN ONSET OF VIOLENT VERTIGO
UPPER LEFT SIDE OF BACK WAS HOT
I COULDN’T WALK OR STAND
MARCH 5/08
BEGAN WALKING AND STANDING WITHOUT ASSISTANCE
FELT VERY WEAK
STILL HAD VIERTIGO
UPPER LEFT SIDE OF BACK HOT
HEAVY BLOCKED FEELING BY THE LEFT EAR

IN THE FOLLOWING WEEKS VERTIGO VERY SLOWLY WENT AWAY
BEGAN WALKING A LITTLE MORE

BEGAN FEELING AN ELEVATOR FEELING WHEN WALKING LIKE SOMETHING PULLING ME DOWN (all the time)
Went to the store after walking for about an hour felt like blood rushing through my body
LEFT FOOT FEELS HEAVY/ TINGLE TRY NOT TO STAND ON IT (all the time)
FEEL HOT ON THE LEFT SIDE OF BODY (all the time)





CURRENT
LEFT BACK, CHEST AND LEG HOT (all the time)
SENSATION CHANGES TINGLING
OFTEN FEEL LIGHTHEADED
HEAT INTOLERANCE (blurry, dizzy, weak, pass out feeling)
WEAKNESS ON LEFT SIDE OF BODY (all the time)
SOMETHING IS IN MY LEFT EAR/ PAIN AT THE BACK OF HEAD LEFT SIDE
LIQUID HEAT FEELING IN LEGS LIKE SOMETHING EATING AWAY (all the time)
BOTTOM OF LEFT FOOT PINS AND NEEDLES
SOMETHING PULLING ME DOWN WHEN WALKING OR STANDING (all the time)
PHISICAL ACTIVITY MAKES ME WEAK AND CAUSES ME TO FEEL LIKE BLACKING OUT, PASSING OUT, LIKE NOT ENOUGH BLOOD OR OXYGEN TO THE BRAIN,  BLOOD DRAINING FEELING
Feel liquid heat feeling on the right foot now like its spreading to the right side of body

so far i have been to two hospitals and been seen by two family doctors and one nerologist
my blood test show high white blood cell count 14/12/18
ive had ecg normal
heart holter monitor normal
chest x-ray normal
ct scan noRMAL

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This may be a transient viral process which is likely going to imporve and your symptoms should resolve shortly.  occasionally, however, this may take up to six months.  I get these types of questions from many patients who are in bad physical shape.  There is something about being overweight and deconditioned that tends to bring on these symptoms as well.  Although, in your case I think that the viral etiology is more likely.  

My suggestions are to :
1.  try to get back in shape.  It might be difficult now because of all these symptoms, But you should not geive up.  
2.  check an echocardiogram to make sure that your heart function is normal.  It is not absolutely necessary, however, especially is you have no insurance.  A simple exam done by an experienced physician would certainly suffice.  
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I AM CANADIAN
ARE THERE ANY OTHER TESTS/MEDICATIONS/THERAPY I CAN TAKE THAT WILL HELP ME GET BETTER SOONER
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Quit smoking, eat well and try to exercise, slowly at first and then try to augment your routine.  The echo is not necessary.  
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Hi Sofia, You should request your primary physician to refer you for gettign the MRI done.
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I HAD AN MRI OF MY HEAD DONE A FEW WEEKS AGO
THE NEROLOGIST SAID I HAVE A NON SPECIFIC SPOT ON THE LEFT BACK OF MY HEAD
SHE HAS REQUESTED I DO ANOTHER MRI
DO I NEED TO DO THE WHOLE HEAD OR CAN I DO THE SPECIFIC AREA?
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