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I needed to get a root canal done in my teeth which I left

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I needed to get a root canal done in my teeth which I left for 10 months and when I went to the dentist I was informed that it had infected my nerves now I feel like every nerve in my body is fading away. I can't feel anything almost as if I feel a very dull pain in my church my breathing has become rapid and I've been to the gp and they have said they can't find anything.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 months ago.
Hello,I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.I am sorry that your question was unanswered for long.What is your name and gender?Are you on any medications?Any significant past illness?Do you have numbness all over the body?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
My name is***** am a female I was giving indigestion capsules. I get numbness in my right hand in the mornings I normally get a shivery feeling in my legs. I feel weakness all over I get really bad chest pains and headaches..
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 months ago.
Thanks Mercy for the further information.What is your age?Since how long are your symptoms?Were any investigations done for your symptoms?Any family history?
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 months ago.
Could you please reply to the above questions, so I can send you the answer of your query. Thank you
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 months ago.
Your symptoms can be due to;1) Neuropathy2) Acid reflux (GERD; gastroesophageal reflux disease).3) Sleep apneaYou may need following investigations initially to establish the cause;CBC, ESRUrine completeB. SugarHbA1c (glycosylated hemoglobin)Liver function testsSerum CreatinineBUNSerum ElectrolytesLipid profileLipoprotein a,Apolipoprotein A1Apolipoprotein B (ApoB)FibrinogenCRPhs-CRPChest x-rayECGEchocardiographyTreadmill testUSG for whole abdomenSpirometry.Sleep study.This is the initial answer. You may ask follow up questions after reading this.
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 months ago.
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