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So, my joint pain/aches, muscles soreness got worse after I wrote my original post. I even ended up having breathing issues too for a few days (hard to describe). The breathing problems finally faded late last night though my chest still feels a little sore. My joints are feeling a little better too.
Unfortunately, I don't know what is going on with me. I've gotten similar joint pain/aches before recently, but it's been milder (perhaps a day or two at a time). It happened for over a week this time.
At least I already have a doctor's appointment tomorrow. If anyone has an idea between now and 11/30 12pm CST, let me know so I can bug my doctor about it.
Thanks for the information, IcelandGirl. I found several articles on pubmed confirming the sort of numbers you mentioned (at least, where doctors should aim for when medicating patients!). I'll be sure to ask my doctor about my test results, perhaps she'll order a full panel.
I'm totally new to all this gluten free stuff so I'm unsure if muscle pains are related to it. However I'm curious if you've had other vitamin levels tested? Muscle aches can also be related to vitamin d and magnesium deficiency.
We are trying to figure out if my 5 yr old has celiacs, any advice would be super helpful!
The indicators that he may be positive:
I have celiacs (and did not have any GI symptoms prior to Dx)
elevated liver enzymes
diarrhea and stomach pains when eating gluten at my house, Ex-H claims that he is symptom free at his
in the biopsy, the surgeon indicated that when he introduced water into the small intestine he saw some damage
He is only in the 5th percentile for growth
Indicators that he may be negative:
the biopsy results don't show any damage
Any advice on additional bloodwork that I can have the Dr. run? I don't want to simply say "oh the biopsy came back negative, so he's in the clear". My ex-husband is saying that I'm on a witch hunt (grrr).
My goal isn't to continue poking and prodding my poor little man, but the ex refuses to just go gluten free voluntarily. It's very frustrating!
I am wondering if it could be ovarian cancer? I have all the symptoms and pains, cramps and foul smelling poop and loose stool at the wrong times. My pains are just above my csection line on both sides of my Lowe abdomen. It has been several weeks now. I am getting a colonoscopy in two weeks. I had the first one 5 years ago. I haven't changed my diet. I just don't know what to do.