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Do you have pain,numbness,tingling in arms?
Any recent infection?
Any visible lumps in armpits?
How many episodes of loose stools?
Bloating and flatulence?
Nausea and vomiting?
Are you taking any medicines?
Any other medical illness?
Stress and anxiety issues?
-Arms are itchy/tingling in the forearms
-just a achy feeling in the sternum area and not in the other parts of the chest
-No infections that I know of (had flu shot 5 Nov)
-No visible lumps in the armpits
-Did have a cough but a cold past through my room mates and my co-worker had a cough at the same time
-neck is a little staff.
-lose with no form probably 4 times in the past two - three weeks (forgot to mention stronger smelling too)
- No abdomen pain
-No bloating and nothing different with the flatulence
- No heartburn
- No vomiting though some nausea usually with the hot flashes
I take Tegertol for seizure management
Stress and anixiety with the money for the reno, and the current medical stuff
Do you have associated rashes,redness on forearms?
There is no rashes or redness on my forearms that I have noticed
I have dry skin on my hands which is normal of me
Hi,Thanks for providing more information.
Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.
Firstly i want to assure you that chances of Chlamydia infection are less likely in your case as you have no associated penile discharge,frequent urination.
Now as you have neck stiffness,itching.tingling sensation in forearms,pain in armpits,headache so all these symptoms are suggestive of Cervical spondylosis(compression of nerves at cervical spine).
Other possible differential diagnosis of itching/tingling sensation in forearms may include Neurodermatitis.
So you can apply 1% hydrocortisone cream on affected area.
And Take Cetirizine.
As you have dry skin so apply calamine lotion just after a bath.
As you have few episodes of loose stools so possibly there could be some sort of stomach infection which can also result in generalised body & joints ache,low grade fever,headache,tiredness.
So you can take metamucil.
And start multivitamin.
Take OTC Motrin.
If your symptoms'll persist make an appointment with your GP.
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No problem about the delay as I am sure you are busy. What about HIV or is it just a over active imagination and panic on my part
Thanks for the follow-up.
Chances of HIV infection are less(1 in 1000).
However you need to undergo HIV Elisa at 3 months from the date of exposure for confirmation.
It's good idea to opt for test for a precautionary measure.