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Experience:  20+ years as a doctor. Internal Medicine Internship in NYC
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I've had a constant headache weeks now. It started with

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I've had a constant headache for 2 weeks now. It started with muscle twitching mostly in my legs and throughout my body. My ears were clogged and fluttering. I got a numbness in my right arm elbow down. All of that is going away besides my headache. This happened to me last month too. And it's every time I'm getting a genital break out. I had blood work done and a MRI. Everything was good. What could this be?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 3 months ago.

It sounds like you have spent quite some time trying to get to the bottom of what is going on. I am sure that your previous doctors have thought of, and ruled out, all of the common and easily treatable conditions that could be causing your issues. Would you say this is a correct statement?

Well I think it might be time for you to take a very difficult, and bold, step to see if you can get some relief.

At this point I think the best thing for you to do would be to gather up copies of all your medical records and travel to a large University Teaching hospital. At an institution like that you could be evaluated and treated by a team of sub-specialists who are at the cutting edge of their respective fields. The best thing about these large teaching hospitals is that consultations are available with Professors and leaders in their field by just walking a few steps down the hall.

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is an excellent example of just such a place as this. That being said there are many excellent teaching hospitals all across the country and I am sure that there is one near you.

I know that it is going to take significant effort on your part, but I believe that going to one of the "Medical Mecca's" is your best chance to – finally -- get to the bottom of what is going on.

Does this make sense to you?

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Thanks in advance,

Dr. Rick MD FACS

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