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I have an array Non-specific Symptoms

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  • Posted By: Melrose17
  • September 20, 2010
  • 04:34 PM

6 months ago: I started having frequent night sweats. My mom says sometimes she walks in and it looks like someone dumped a bucket of water on me. I've never had night sweats before, now for the past 6 or so months i have them at least 5 out of 7 nights.

4 months ago: mild back pain, mostly in my back in the bones but some times my thigh bones and shoulder bones hurt as well. Also coupled with joint pain (knees & shoulders).

3 months ago: extreme drowsiness and fatigue. I usually sleep between 8-12 hours at night and then usually have a 2 hour nap during the day and I STILL feel extremely run down. I just don't have any energy.

2 months: light itching and tingling all over the body but w/ no rash or skin issues. Frequent shortness of breath.

about two weeks ago: decreased appetite. I can go about fourteen to twenty hours without being hungry. I find myself eating small portions as well. How much I eat food and the amount of food I need to feel full has decreased. Also there is slight nausea after I eat. Also I developed a sensitivity to cold; violent chills. I always have layers on.

about a week ago: frequent light headedness. I often feel very "spacey" as if there's a fog covering my brain. Almost lateral to the feeling of being in a daydream 24/7. also my glands in my neck and armpits have gone hard but not tender.


I'm seventeen just so that you have that information. I also have a history of migraines due to a slightly enlarged pituitary gland. But that was nothing too alarming for my doctor and the migraines have sinced cleared up on their own. During that time I was on tylenol 3 to treat the migraines and topamax to prevent them. I don't know if that's relevent or not

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  • Could be an autoimmune thing like lupus or some thyroid issue...did you get tests to rule these things out?6 months ago: I started having frequent night sweats. My mom says sometimes she walks in and it looks like someone dumped a bucket of water on me. I've never had night sweats before, now for the past 6 or so months i have them at least 5 out of 7 nights. 4 months ago: mild back pain, mostly in my back in the bones but some times my thigh bones and shoulder bones hurt as well. Also coupled with joint pain (knees & shoulders). 3 months ago: extreme drowsiness and fatigue. I usually sleep between 8-12 hours at night and then usually have a 2 hour nap during the day and I STILL feel extremely run down. I just don't have any energy. 2 months: light itching and tingling all over the body but w/ no rash or skin issues. Frequent shortness of breath. about two weeks ago: decreased appetite. I can go about fourteen to twenty hours without being hungry. I find myself eating small portions as well. How much I eat food and the amount of food I need to feel full has decreased. Also there is slight nausea after I eat. Also I developed a sensitivity to cold; violent chills. I always have layers on. about a week ago: frequent light headedness. I often feel very "spacey" as if there's a fog covering my brain. Almost lateral to the feeling of being in a daydream 24/7. also my glands in my neck and armpits have gone hard but not tender. I'm seventeen just so that you have that information. I also have a history of migraines due to a slightly enlarged pituitary gland. But that was nothing too alarming for my doctor and the migraines have sinced cleared up on their own. During that time I was on tylenol 3 to treat the migraines and topamax to prevent them. I don't know if that's relevent or not
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 20, 2010
    • 08:27 PM
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  • Could be an autoimmune thing like lupus or some thyroid issue...did you get tests to rule these things out? Yes I have he's ruled those out. . . now we're doing biopsies and screenings to see if I have any type of cancers. . . he thinks I could have a lymphoma cancer.
    Melrose17 1 Replies
    • September 21, 2010
    • 00:22 AM
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  • Sounds like you may be in beginner stages of chronic immunity dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS). http://wwcoco.com/cfids/bernesx.html You need to find yourself a doctor who specialises in this illness.. Phoenix Rising is a good site for information on this.
    taniaaust1 2267 Replies
    • September 21, 2010
    • 09:28 AM
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