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West Nile

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  • Posted By: rparson
  • October 16, 2006
  • 08:15 PM

Evedently caused from West Nile I suffer from the following condition:
Swelling occurs in the knee or foot and travels to other extreamity. It is very painful and usuall accompanied by fever. The condition usually lasts for about a week and can reoccur from several weeks to several months. None of many test have been positive. When this condition is not present then my feet have a burning sensation, which I am assuming comes from nerve damage caused by this other condition.

Thanks for your help.

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  • Sorry I don't have an answer but find your post interesting. My son got West Nile in 9/05 and also complains of a burning sensation in his feet. I have not noticed swelling; however, he often has a fever among a myriad of other symptoms. He was also diagnosed with celiac disease 5/06. Before he went gluten free with his diet, he had alot of bone pain, itchy skin etc. But again did not notice swelling.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 17, 2006
    • 03:42 AM
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  • I was diagnosed with west nile in 7/08 and am still recovering. in my right outer heel I experience every night pain in my right heel. told it is probably a neuropathy.Going from totally independent to a gimp with left lower extremity weakness and unable to work as a registered nurse because of my leg weakness. who would think all from amosquito
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • October 15, 2008
    • 11:22 PM
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  • I saw your post on WD. I may be able to help you but I prefer to do so by private e-mail. I am having very good success from the Doctor I'm with.My e-mail is rparson@rparson.comThanks, Richard :)
    rparson 1 Replies
    • October 17, 2008
    • 02:42 PM
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