Patient :So about several months ago (4-6 months ago) I started getting a lot of weird symptoms throughout my body. I have always had issues with clearing my throat, but as bad as about 4 months ago. I've been clearing my throat a lot about every few minutes, causing a lot of throat pain. I wouldn't say much about sore throat since the reason that's happening is cause I've been clearing my throat a lot. July 23 in vacation had some sort of fever with swollen grands on neck and back of ear (Left side only) tensed up neck and shoulder muscles really bad. Neck tension is still there as well as the Glands, but aren't too big I don't think, they are about the size of a pea. Fever went away in 3 days after some antibiotics, ever since then I've had no fever. Ever since then I started getting headaches? Migraines? A part of my head would hurt alot, use to be one side. Now recently headaches transfer to other sides of my head sometimes, but these days the headaches dont last as long. Sometimes feel lightheaded, loss of balance, nauseous... But these don't last long at all either, they last for a few seconds, maybe a minute or 2 then go away probably happening once a day or every 2-3 days. Just recently about 2 weeks ago I started getting these kind of trembling feelings all over inside my body. Like my muscles are twitching but not really twitching, kind of more of shaky trembling feeling... Its annoying! After about a week I got back to my room from work and my legs felt very swollen and throbbing, muscles on legs were tensed and a lot of pain throughout my whole body, sharp pains stabbing, specially on my chest(This is where I am now getting more concerned). Now I am having alot of leg pain, such as joints... Hip leg joint pain hurts alot, small knee pain. I am not sure whats going on with my body, getting pretty nervous and would like to know what possible issue I could have at the moment.
Symptoms at the moment:
Neck and shoulder muscles tensed (4 months)
Throat clearing every few minutes, sore throat because of it (6 months)
I feel like I have a small congestion on throat and chest, not sure if to say a flu? (1 week)
Swollen Glands on left side of head and neck[2 of them, size of a pea, still present] (Since early July)
Random headaches, Migraines? (3 months)
Sharp stabbing pains on chest, now all over body, gotten worse. (1-2 years, felt worse 6-8 months ago)
Short of breath, hard to breath. Comes and goes but never goes away permanently. NOTE: I have asthma, but never happened liked this.(4-6 months)
Burning stomach feeling once every 2-3 weeks or so.
Skin Rash, not too bad, always had itchy skin for years and years, but noticed scratches on skin (Looking like small dry blood scratches) random places, new ones every time I wake up. Have not seen any new ones for about a month (Scratches noticed in July)
Diarrhea once in a while, not always. (4 months)
Joint pain, small... Doesn't hurt alot but if I do some sort of work I can feel some weird pull on my joints(Shoulders for example) (3 weeks)
Spine/back issues... Could be connected to my neck pain and neck muscle tension that doesnt go away?(6 months)
Recent leg swelling along with the sharp pains throughout body, trembling muscles mostly lower body with small cramps. ( 2 weeks)
What I think I have and reasons why top one being the most frightening:
HIV - Had unprotected "oral"(Received) sex with 4 different women in the past 2 years
Heart Disease - I have had been drinking alot of energy drinks for work... Red bull, Monster. Started small but after a few months it was about 2-3 cans a day, limited eating and water consumption with limited sleep. Had a small stroke incident. Before the 2 weeks ago symptoms started I had gone out for alot of drinks that had redbull(Vodka Redbull). Another reason, because my alcohol consumption has gone up very high. I know have 2-3 hard mixed drinks almost twice a week and a glass or 2 of wine on the weekends.
I am not sure what this is.. Maybe I just have different types of diseases or infections at once. Looking for some information before I go back to the doctor.
Thank you for the help!
Symptoms: Neck, shoulder muscle tension. Headaches? Migraines? Rash. Sharp stabbing pain. Burning stomach. Constant Throat clearing. Short of breath. Some joint pain. Pea size swollen glands (2). Leg swelling. Body muscles trembling. Some small joint pain. Spine, back, neck pain.
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