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still sick after almost a month...please help

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  • Posted By: cher18
  • August 10, 2009
  • 02:02 PM

Hi everyone,

I am hoping someone can help me, I have been ill for about a month now. I have had 5 vials of blood drawn and a brain MRI and still no diagnosis. My symptoms started out as a very severe headache, pain and pressure. extreme exhaustion, dizzy, weak, painful muscles and joints, low grade fever, eye infection. The Dr thought for sure it was a classic case of Lymes disease but the test came back negative. he put me on antibiotics anyway and they have not helped. the headaches are not quite as severe but still there, still have the weakness, exhaustion and muscle aches as well as an on again off again low grade fever. to add to the list I had what I am sure is a bladder infection this weekend. so I am so frustrated. I just want to feel better... hoep someone can help... I might also add that since I have been sick I have been waking up at night with panic attacks, I guess because I am scared because I have no diagnossi. does not help for sure. I also have trouble eating and concentrating just because I feel so ill.

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  • Hi everyone, I am hoping someone can help me, I have been ill for about a month now. I have had 5 vials of blood drawn and a brain MRI and still no diagnosis. My symptoms started out as a very severe headache, pain and pressure. extreme exhaustion, dizzy, weak, painful muscles and joints, low grade fever, eye infection. The Dr thought for sure it was a classic case of Lymes disease but the test came back negative. he put me on antibiotics anyway and they have not helped. the headaches are not quite as severe but still there, still have the weakness, exhaustion and muscle aches as well as an on again off again low grade fever. to add to the list I had what I am sure is a bladder infection this weekend. so I am so frustrated. I just want to feel better... hoep someone can help... I might also add that since I have been sick I have been waking up at night with panic attacks, I guess because I am scared because I have no diagnossi. does not help for sure. I also have trouble eating and concentrating just because I feel so ill. This could turn out to be something like chronic fatigue immunity dysfunction syndrome CFIDS. (headaches, exhaustion, muscle aches and weakness, low grade fever and concentration or memory issues are the most common symptoms of it).... over time one may develop even more symptoms with it eg bowel issues and insomina. .. pain on urination and also urinatory frequency can happen with it too. Ones with CFIDS can have issues with panic attacks (if you read my very first journal posts at this site, you will see i have all those symptoms due to CFIDS) I hope this doesnt prove to be the case and at this point it could well be something else so make sure that doctors have ruled out all other things (CFIDS has very much the same kind of symptoms as lyme does).. but if your symptoms persist and a diagnoses cant be found which fits... Research CFIDS (you have enough symptoms to fit the canadian diagnostic guidelines of it but havent had the issue long enough yet to get this diagnosed). http://wwcoco.com/cfids/bernesx.html (has a good list of it's symptoms based on studies)
    taniaaust1 2267 Replies
    • August 13, 2009
    • 09:13 AM
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  • Have you only ever seen the one Doctor ? Might be time to try a second opinion ??Samanthahttp://www.undiagnosedillness.org
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 14, 2009
    • 08:26 AM
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