I had a new, painful anal fissure for a couple of weeks when I suddenly had a bout of feeling so extraordinarily strange that I would have called 911 had my husgand not been home. It took me over a month and a loss of 8 pounds (no apetite) before I began to feel better.
What I felt I cannot get in to words easily - just astonshingly ill without fever. It was like nothing I'd felt before. I went to the ER the evening of that first day and all tests were normal. I have been to 5 docs (if you include the ER doc) and had a colonoscopy. All seems to be in order.
A few weeks ago, the fissure got worse and I got that wierd feeling of incredible illness (I don't mean nausea) again. Over the past 6 months, this whole thing has wrecked my life. I am at home most of the time. No, it's not anxiety or depression. It doesn't include aches and pains.
I have had chronic fatigue syndrome since 1979 and the only time I felt anything so strange and severe was when I had brain stem inflammation in th mid 80s. - MAggie