- CASE FILE
Gastroparesis and Delayed Gastric Emptying had POP procedure to help with paralysis of my stomach
ABOUT THIS CASE FILE
I am suffering from Gastroparesis and Chronic stomach pain, Nausea and Vomiting without Diabetes. Iron Deficiency Anemia, Loose Joints, Frequent dislocations of knee, and shoulder, and both feet. Malabsorption of Iron, back pain, chest pain, Migraines Instability. Dizziness , neck pain, worsened Asthma , Neuropathy, drop foot, balance issues. I may I have painful spasms in feet and hands. I always had a sensitive stomach as a child, no cold foods and heartburn. I was treated for GERD, I have tried several medications with very little success! I have been unable to eat solid foods. Gastric Stimulator Implant was implanted with no success. The POP procedure was done to try to help with the severe Gastric Emptying. The Emptying has gotten worse! Suffering from severe bloating and abdominal pain. I do not get more that 2 hours a night the pain and spasm make it impossible to sleep. As I began to loose weight from what I though was the stomach flu I was 5 ft 6 and 166lbs. When my symptoms started I am now 87lbs. My hyper mobility issues became more prominent. I had knee surgeries for instability, the 4th surgery, a donor graft from tissue bank was used. The knee has been more stable. I get and the injury does not heal properly and instability has gets worse and multiple surgeries have had to occur to stabilize. I would not always feel the injury. The instability would set in alert me that something occurred. I had a Failed Post laminectomy on my back. I suffer from chronic pain. From minor injuries. I have had nerve block and the help would be very small or not at all. I have sought help for all of these problems and numerous medical procedures to try to find a cause. I have strange stretch scars all over my body. I had sought help with loose joints or weak ankles with no answers. Could my stomach, Migraines, flexibility, and Malabsorption problem be connected. I have also developed a mild case of Aplastic Anemia. I was diagnosed with Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis abnormal gait be due to undiagnosed Ehlers-Danlos complications? The fatigue is terrible. I have been given Venofer for the anemia, I would be okay for a while, the fatigue and shortness of breath, body aches will get worse. My White blood counts have been dropping. Bone marrow biopsy was done showing hypocellularity of the bone marrow. I have been on Prednisone for a time to help with the aching pain and helps some. The task of getting up to do things are getting more difficult. I have bruises that do not heal and turned purple on my arms and feet. I have suffered from post puncture headaches after trying to diagnose back pain causing frequent ER visit and blood patches to treat headaches. I would become bedridden and constant headache. I experienced an episode of Paresthesia and was unable to walk for two days with a severe Migraine My body is constantly inflamed and in pain . I do not know what to do! I need help!