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furnucles with several other symptoms, please help

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  • Posted By: atlantalady
  • October 8, 2010
  • 03:33 AM

3 months (first week of July) ago a furnucle appeared on my abdomen, adjacent to my navel and causing the entire area to become swollen, red, and painful. I also experienced nausea, fatigue, headache, back pain, increased blood pressure, and a general ill feeling. The doctor said it was a brown recluse bite and treated me with an antibiotic (I don't remember which one). The symptoms all disappeared after about 5 days. Then all the symptoms returned 4-5 weeks later, this time with 2 furnucles, again they were located in the same area (lower right quadrant of abdomen) and again, 4-5 weeks later the same symptoms arose (the third time there was one furnucle that appeared on my pubic area) I was treated one of those times with bactrim and the other time with cipro. Now, 4-5 weeks later, I have the same symptoms, with the furnucle on my abdomen again. I have had a feeling of dis-ease in my body since the first occurence, I just never feel 100%, and even feel like I am depressed at times. Doctor testes for staph on second visit. I was told the test was negative.

Any help would be appreciated.

Age 19
Sex female
height 6'
weight 140lbs
general health is good
athletic (not currently playing sports due to severe ankle injury earlier this year)
abortion performed 6/1/2010
I am not taking any medications

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