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Blood Poisioning

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  • Posted By: addison12
  • November 12, 2007
  • 01:21 AM

:confused: I HOPE I AM NOT POSTING THIS TWICE...FOR SOME REASON MY LAST ONE DID NOT SHOW UP....I NEED HELP AND AM VERY CONFUSED.. I AM A HEALTHY 37 YEAR OLD FEMALE..THAT HAS ONLY BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH HYPOTHYROIDISM LAST YEAR. I AM 5'4 AND WEIGH 115. YESTERDAY I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH CELLULITIS...I HAD THE KIND THAT IS ON YOUR EYELID. ANYWAY I HAVE TAKEN 4 DOSES OF SEPTRA...I ACTUALLY FEEL WORSE TODAY THAN ANY THIS WEEK. THE SWELLING IN MY LEFT EYE SEEMS TO BE GOING DOWN...BUT I NOW HAVE A FEVER, AM VERY WEAK,FLU LIKE FEELING,AND CHILLS BUT MOST OF ALL WHEN I WOKE UP THIS MORNING MY RIGHT BREAST WAS KILLING ME..SO I LOOK AND TO MY SURPRISE IS A GREAT BIG BRIGHT RED CIRCLE RIGHT NEXT TO MY NIPPLE...VERY HOT TO TOUCH AND HAS A BRIGHT RED STREAK GOING SORT OF IN A CURVE TOWARD MY UNDERARM...JUST TONIGHT I HAVE NOTICED THE BRIGHT RED PATCHES BEGINING TO SHOW UP ON THE BOTTOM OF BOTH OF MY LEGS!!! MY BP LAST NIGHT WAS 149/102 AND PULSE WAS 122. WHICH IS ALL HIGH FOR ME...RIGHT NOW MY PULSE IS 125.DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS SOUNDS LIKE IT IS SPREADING TO MY BLOODSTREAM OR HAS ANYONE GONE THROUGH THIS???MY DR SAID LAST NIGHT TO GO BACK IF THERE WERE ANY CHANGES TODAY BUT I KIND OF WANTED TO GIVE THE MEDS SOME TIME...I WOULD LOVE ANY HELP OR ADVICE....I AM SCARED AND NEVER BEEN THROUGH ANYTHING LIKE THIS....

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