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Left flank pain and lower back pain, hypertention taking 3

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Customer: Left flank pain and lower back pain, hypertention taking 3 blood pressure medications, extremely dry eys, neuropthy
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I have been to numerous doctors. They are perplexed to say the lest. I'm going to MAYO Wednesday to adrenal specialist. Started with extremely dry eyes. MAYO cauterized my tear ducts last month. I have hig pressures in my eyes, high blood pressure, tingling in my legs. ANA is negative but serumprotein electrophoesis came back abnormal on Alpha 2, hashimotios thyroiditis anti thyroid 18.4 High Vitamib B12 of 1284. Doctors don't know what causes this.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

I am assuming a kidney stone has been ruled out?

what about related to your spine?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No kidney stones. Mild stenosis left kidney. High pressures in my eyes. Left side of neck lymph nodes tender
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Could it be related to the spine

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm at eye appointment now. Going to MAYO tomorrow for adrenals.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Broad based mild L4-L5 disc bulge on MRI report.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Mild left concentric ventricular hypertrophy . Trace mitral regurgitation.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Minimal atherosclerosis disease of the right carotid artery.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Bilateral thyroid nodules. Negative on biopsy.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Raynaud phenomenon without gangrene
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hypermobility arthralgia
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Okay then you likely have disc disease in the back that is causing this. the pain is often radiated around the flank

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

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