My name is Lynne and I think I have an autoimmune disease but am having trouble getting a diagnosis.
I'm a 49yr. old female and have had the worst yr. of my life!
I had been experiencing a lot of nausia and vomitting when I started getting headaches that felt like they were going to blow the top off my head. My Dr. sent me for a CAT scan and MRI. The results were an arachnoid cyst at the base of my brain where it connects to the spinal cord and 3 main blood vessels. For some reason my neurosergeon does not think this is what is causing my symptoms.
I now have an appointment with an internist and immunologist - and the symptoms just keep coming.
Here is a list of my symptoms so far:
Headaches, pain in temple and ears, eyesight getting worse, muscle and joint pain, night sweats, hard time sleeping, crazy dreams, nausia, vomitting, diahrea, tremors, loss of short-term memory, and probably many more which i've just forgotten! lol
Something else which is really weird, is that my family members all seem to have autoimmune diseases. My dad had jeuvanile reumatoid arthrisis as a child, polio at mid-life, and cluster headaches; my mom has either chrones or coleitis; my sister has M.S.; and i had mononucleosis as a teen. Coinsidence?:confused: