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Re: MS/Fibromyalgia? High ESR? Chest banding? PLS HELP :(
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Posted by SLAGPOT
on November 10, 2000 at 03:29:07:
In Reply to: MS/Fibromyalgia? High ESR? Chest banding? PLS HELP :( posted by Kissie on September 30, 2000 at 00:27:59:
: Does anybody know if fibromyalgia or MS may cause elevated ESR? I kept having upper
: chest discomfort (sternal area between lower throat and nipple line) comes and goes. it's like sth stretching in the middle of chest. tightness and contricting feeling. feel like breathless and need to take deep breaths all the time.
: ESR high 26.
: normal 0-20. I am 28 yrs old female.
: could my symptoms be MS banding (chest tightness?)
: please help. thanks and god bless everyone.
: Hi Kissie, this sounds like the problem I had a few years ago. Like a belt or steel band around my chest, making it hard to take a deep breath. It put an end to my running and made me short of breath every time I would exercise. About one year later I had a root canal removed that had gone bad. Shortly after the tightness in my chest went away and I returned to normal breathing. The next visit to the dentist I told him about this and he said another patient had the exact same experience only he described it as a weight on his chest. It also went away about one month after his root canal was removed. Weird huh ? Just a thought.
If you have had any root canals check it out. If not, good luck any way. Slagpot.
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