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Chronic infection or Hypochondriasis that is the question...

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  • Posted By: hydrogene
  • June 7, 2010
  • 10:47 PM


enlarged throat(sore)
body temperature ~1F below normal level
enlarged neck lymph nodes caused by inflamation max. 20x10mm(ultrasonography)
casual lymph node pain(ala neddle bites)
white patches on tonsils with unpleasen odour
chronic pharyngotympanic tube inflamation
chronic sore throat
chronic lymph node inflamation
chronic ear pain
mild neutropenia (1.3-1.7 neutrophils count)
mild leukopenia (3.3-3.9) WBC count) - RBC and platelets are ok, OB and CPR are normal
sometimes excesive rheumatic pain of lower limbs(untreatable with ibuprofenium/paracetamol) -it's really very annoying
sometimes stuffy nose with yellow mus
and now diarrhea lasting for 1 month followed by exhaustive treatment by several antibiotics:

amoxycylin+klav acid 2g/day for 2 weeks,
cotrimoxazole 2.5g/day for 10 days,
Cefuroximum 1g/day for 5 days,
Clindamycinum 900 mg/day for 15 days in row,
Clarithromycin 1g/day for 10days all oraly

All with no significant results. Also there was quite big number of other infections like: viral throat infections, flu, inner ear infection, eye inflamation(bacteria-yellow mus), acute bronchitis(bacteria-green, yellow mus sometimes with blood lasting for 1 month) with suspected pneumonia(fortunatelly not confirmed by RTG)

I wonder how I survived this treatment... but this bug also survived. This infections spreads easily by saliva, and other body fluids(one known miscarriage after unintentional exposure, all people infected by me shows mild symptoms for 1day to 3 weeks after initial exposure). Last year I visited my parents farm and almost 100% animals(pigs) were infected(with ~25% fatality rate after 48 hours after exposure).I think that pigs have weaker immune system than humans...

So I'm looking for pathogen(bacteria, virus, parasite) that:

Is able to survive for long time in human beeing showing symptoms from list above without killing the carrier.
Is able to survive these antibiotics(spores?)
Can be spread by body fluids(saliva)

My doctors suspected

lyme disease,
unknown viral infection or
MSSA infection(confirmed by microbiological test) or
staph G infection(also confirmed by microbilogical test),
EBV and

Please feel free to diagnose my problem.
Thanks in advance.

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  • Chronic infection or Hypochondriasis that is the question... I dont think you have hypochondriasis.. but really do have something going on. some kind of undiagnosed immune issue????
    taniaaust1 2267 Replies Flag this Response
  • some kind of undiagnosed immune issue????There is small posibility of Drug Induced Lupus((I've taken sertraline+hydroxizine) with maksimum daily dosage(sometimes with overdose just to keep me in one piece) for quite long time. ). Symtoms fits. I'll check protein levels for DIL to make sure.Thanks.
    hydrogene 1 Replies Flag this Response
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