my 19 year old daughter has had lots of headaches, nausea and joint pain, as well as pain in her chest & abdomen. she also has lower back pain. she had blood tests(slightly low on b12-she's a vegetarian-3 yrs) cat scan of her head (showed nothing just had an abdominal/renal ultrasound (no results yet) and am going to make an appointment for an mri. next week i'm taking her to a naturopath doctor. my daughter has allergies and she works in a second hand store (very dirty and lots of allergens). my thought was that maybe it's environmental? could it be her workplace? she's been there for 2.5 yrs. and really she's been unwell for months. thanks for your time.
Hi Michelle, Sorry to hear your daughter has been suffering so. Anything is possible of course, but it's really impossible for us to offer anything definitive here, without knowing your doctor or examining her. But environmental allergies are certainly a possibility, I suppose.
Have you consulted with an allergist? Have you gotten any kind of a second medical opinion? Your daughter has the right to feel healthy, so if you're not getting satisfaction from her current medical team, then by all means seek other advice. Sometimes it takes a while to get the right diagnosis, when symptoms are general and vague.