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I have to help my mom

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 8, 2007
  • 03:03 AM


I'm 15 years old with a 47 year old mother who is in constant pain. Her ankles and feet swell constantly, and her feet, ankles, back, neck, and legs are always hurting. She's told me that there is not one moment where she is not in pain. She has gone to the doctor three times, they've tested her for a number of things: rheumetoid arthritis, lupus, etc. All have come back negative, so the doctor decided to give her cortizone shots every couple weeks. They worked for about a day, and then the pain and swelling came back to her feet and ankles. Now she is expeiencing the symptoms I listed above, with the added flu-like symptoms and fatigue. I have seriously considered asking her to be tested for lyme disease, since her symptoms bear a resemblance to those of lyme, but I want opinions and someone to help me find out what is wrong with her, I can't stand seeing my mother in pain every waking moment. Please, please help me.

Sincerely, Kade

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  • :) Hello There, You know i posted to this because it sounded like me, difference being i'm a 58yr old man. I have had & still do have feet that swell up like a big red baloon, & it's real painful!!:mad: The doctors told me i had a diseased liver, too much alcohol in my case, they also said my body had toxic overload. So they proceeded to detox my system, started by taking lactulous & i tell you it made quick work of cleansing me out, "Wow". After leaving said hospital i adheard to a regiment of herbs, fresh fruit, fresh vegetables & small portions of meat, fish, rice & the like. Well it's been 10 mo. now & i feel like a new person! I'm sure with Prayer, Patience & a stick to it attitude, you'll be just fine, As Always In His Service.:)
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    • January 8, 2007
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