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Constant pain with no answers
I am a long term sufferer of pain. In that as a tall person (6ft 10") I have always (since childhood) had constant pain from my neck, throughout my back and shoulders. This was put down to growing pains long after I stopped growing.
About 5 years ago though it noticeably got worse and with no trigger. I am constantly kept awake with pain in my arms and hands, and have lost significant strength in both arms, to the point where at my worst I cannot even lift a full mug. Usage of tools (screwdrivers for example) cause massive shooting pains to go up my hands as I clamp the tool. Driving can also be an issue.
So, I've been referred by my GP, lots of MRI scans, other tests, answered questions in repetition and no answer. No confirmation of anything.
As a single parent I am completely relied upon, and it's getting to the point where I may well have to stop working (I am under 45) and it feels as if everything around me will fall apart.