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    I am not really sure where to post this. I went into my PCP doctors today for a follow up to a few new symptoms. I have was feeling really bad and I wasn't sure why. I was really shaky, dizzy, sweaty, cold and clamy. When I went into the office they took my weight which had dropped 25 pounds in two weeks, and then my blood pressure was sky high. (172/117). He isn't sure what is causing that but said that he legally had to put me on some blood pressure medicine. He checked my thyroid, urine in hopes that they will find something. So I have started that today.
    It really just feels like one more thing really, I am not sure how many more things I can handle.
    The stress at my house still more than I can take most days, but I am trying to make good decisions. I have a couple of appointments on Thursday so that will hopefully help me out alot.
    Has anyone else had these issues along with their IC? Any info would be helpful.
    Kirsten
    Started Vaginal Valium Suppositories April 2014
    Hysterectomy April 2003 (for abdominal pain),Diagnosed with IC August 2003
    Diagnosed with Pelvic Floor Disorder 2004,Had right ovary and fallopan tube removed 2005
    Diagnosed with diverticulosis 2006,Interstim December 2006,Home Instillations 2007-not effective
    Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia November 2007,Appendectomy February 2008,
    Interstim repair December 2008,Removal of the Interstim August 2011,
    6 Hydrodistentions from 2003-2009 Diagnosed with restless leg syndrome March 2014
    Diagnosed with Raynaud's Syndrome November 2013
    Ambien 5mg for sleep.
    Elivil 50 mg at bed
    Lisinopril 20mg in AM
    Effexor 225 mg
    Oxycodone 10 mgs 2 x a day for pain
    Baclofen 20mg 3x a day
    Phenazopyridine 200 mg as needed
    Omeprazole 20 mg at night
    Lyrica 450 mg daily
    Requip .50 mg at night
    Ketorolac 10 mg as needed for migraines

  • #2
    Sounds like it could be Hyperthyroid Disease. If so, there is medidcation you can take to help it. Otherwise, I have no idea what that could be other than maybe an anxiety attack. My BP goes way up when I have anxiety.
    Your Friend,
    Michelle

    Diagnosed: 10/16/09

    Elmiron, 100mg 2x per day
    Imipramine, 10 mg per day
    Diazepam 10 mg for sleep
    Zyrtec
    Zovia, birth control (ongoing-no periods)
    Probiotics
    Hydrocodone, 2 pills a day (at any time of day)

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    • #3
      Hello, I too take BP meds when my BP is high I feel all of the symptoms you have so hopefully the blood pressure meds will help. I take Diovan HCTZ in the morning and Toprol xl at night. I hope the BP meds help with you symptoms.
      IC diagnosis 3 weeks ago.
      Vesicare 10 mg once daily
      IBS and Gerd-Zegerid
      IC diet
      Elmiron 100 mg three daily
      Hydroxyzine 25 mg at night
      Amitriptyline 10mg at night
      Diovan 60/12.5 daily
      Topral 50 mg daily
      Zoloft 100 mg at night
      Klonopin .5 twice daily

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      • #4
        If you're under a great deal of stress, that could be at least a part of the problem. Are you eating and drinking water? Taking any herbal meds or supplements?

        I hope they will find answers soon so you feel better.

        Donna
        Stay safe


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