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  • Posted By: pnut 26
  • October 8, 2009
  • 10:47 PM

Although I should be concerned I must admit I am overjoyed. For 18 years now I have been suffering with many different life altering symptoms doctor after doctor test after test and nothing, besides the phrase " I think you are over thinking your symptoms, and may need psychological help" oh yes doctors have said this to me and not one had ever had faith in me even worse after all the negative tests the ones I hold dearest to me even lost hope into thinking I was serious about something being wrong. However I never gave up! I have seen a large number of all different specialists and finally found one doctor who had hope nd knew something was not right. He asked me to start a what could be 2 month trial which the first step was a blood panel consisting of 10 blood tests. I agreed and just today 3 weeks later I received a call telling me they found something in the blood work and needed to see me unfortunately I was unable to go bc of course I am sick again! But my results showed a severe low autoimmune count I was told they wanted to inject me with medication which should higher my levels I am so glad I am finally getting toward an answer the reason I am sharing this with you all is bc I do not want you to ever give up on yourself unfortunately good doctors are hard to find but there is one waiting for you!

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  • Although I should be concerned I must admit I am overjoyed. For 18 years now I have been suffering with many different life altering symptoms doctor after doctor test after test and nothing, besides the phrase " I think you are over thinking your symptoms, and may need psychological help" oh yes doctors have said this to me and not one had ever had faith in me even worse after all the negative tests the ones I hold dearest to me even lost hope into thinking I was serious about something being wrong. However I never gave up! I have seen a large number of all different specialists and finally found one doctor who had hope nd knew something was not right. He asked me to start a what could be 2 month trial which the first step was a blood panel consisting of 10 blood tests. I agreed and just today 3 weeks later I received a call telling me they found something in the blood work and needed to see me unfortunately I was unable to go bc of course I am sick again! But my results showed a severe low autoimmune count I was told they wanted to inject me with medication which should higher my levels I am so glad I am finally getting toward an answer the reason I am sharing this with you all is bc I do not want you to ever give up on yourself unfortunately good doctors are hard to find but there is one waiting for you! Congrats to you for NEVER giving up! I know how difficult it is and that it can be infuriating when you KNOW SOMETHING IS WRONG but you get the feeling that people think you are a hypochrondriac... I hope that you've found the healing that you SO DESERVE!;)
    ohfaithful 68 Replies
    • October 9, 2009
    • 03:01 AM
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  • Although I should be concerned I must admit I am overjoyed. For 18 years now I have been suffering with many different life altering symptoms doctor after doctor test after test and nothing, besides the phrase " I think you are over thinking your symptoms, and may need psychological help" oh yes doctors have said this to me and not one had ever had faith in me even worse after all the negative tests the ones I hold dearest to me even lost hope into thinking I was serious about something being wrong. However I never gave up! I have seen a large number of all different specialists and finally found one doctor who had hope nd knew something was not right. He asked me to start a what could be 2 month trial which the first step was a blood panel consisting of 10 blood tests. I agreed and just today 3 weeks later I received a call telling me they found something in the blood work and needed to see me unfortunately I was unable to go bc of course I am sick again! But my results showed a severe low autoimmune count I was told they wanted to inject me with medication which should higher my levels I am so glad I am finally getting toward an answer the reason I am sharing this with you all is bc I do not want you to ever give up on yourself unfortunately good doctors are hard to find but there is one waiting for you!Please keep us updated!
    sickdude21 1 Replies
    • October 9, 2009
    • 03:02 AM
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  • congrats to you....you give me hope.. quiting is not an option....i've been praying that i come across a cure as well...I feel im a little closer as well.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 30, 2009
    • 09:56 PM
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