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Something is wrong with my Right Ventricle?

I am a 24 year old male.

For almost 2 years I've been dealing with muscle tension, body aches, head pressure, chest pain, erectile dysfunction, loss of erogenous sensation, loss of libido, etc.

I began seeking Medical attention back in July - so 9 months ago.

I've done the usual. My blood work, Urinalysis, Vitals, etc. That all came back normal except for a mildly elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen). I did an EKG and that was normal. I got an X-ray of my Cervical Spine; that was normal.

I've done 8 sessions of Physical Therapy that was no help. I had two MRI's: One on my neck and brain. My neck MRI showed that I have straightening of my cervical lordosis and mild disc dehydration at c5-c6. My Doctor told me that wasn't really anything to worry about. My brain MRI was normal.

I decided I will continue to go through testing. I was going to get more MRI's done; particularly on my lumbar and pelvic region. Some EMG's, etc. I will be seeing a Neurologist on May 9th, 2022. I will be going back to a Urologist May 12th.

My Doctor recently ordered me a 2D Echocardiogram to check my heart out. I've had two Echos done before. One in 2019 when I was 21 and another in 2015 when I was 17. I got the tests done due to Anxiety issues. I get anxiety when I go to the Doctor and it causes my heart to race. This shows up on my vitals. Because of it, my Doctor has me do an Echo to make sure nothing is wrong with my heart. When I did this procedure the first two times, it came back normal.

I recently did this procedure for a third time. However, not because of my anxiety. I wanted it done again because I wanted to see if the symptoms I've been having were due to a Cardiovascular issue. I've also been seeing how COVID-19 can cause Cardiovascular issues.

I went to my Doctor last week on my lunch break to pick up my Echo results. The lady told me I will have to sit and wait in one of the rooms because he needs to talk to me.

My Doctor came in and told me, "Your Echo report shows that the cavity size for your right ventricle is reduced and that the wall thickness is severely increased. I'm not sure what the cause is. Typically people with lung issues have this. From what you've told me, you have no lung issues. You will have to see a Cardiologist and further investigate this with them."

Now I am concerned. I wonder if this has been contributing to the symptoms I've been having. I wonder what could've led to this?

I am still going to proceed with seeing a Neurologist and a Urologist. Now I am adding a Cardiologist to the list.

I'll still be getting the other tests done.

What do you guys think about this?
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Hey did you find out what is wrong? I have the same problem
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