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  • Digestions and AIDs

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases July 26, 2017 09:27 PM

    When the virus is contracted, it causes the stomach's parietal cells to wane in their ability to produce sufficiently strong Hydrochloric acid. This condition is called hidden Hypochlorhydria. Strong Hydrochloric acid, in the stomach, is essential for breaking down food, sterilizing the food and...

  • MAC IN SPINE

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases May 4, 2017 08:07 PM

    My brother was diagnosed with MAC in spine. He is not HIV positive. It has now spread to his kidney and back muscles. I am so scared for him he is on 3 medications for 3 months but he keeps getting sicker. Please if anyone has any I formation.

  • Boiling Out

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases March 31, 2017 08:33 PM

    I have boils on my stomach groin and back. Why is this? My pcp gave me anrobotics but it's not helpi

  • Could someone please help me identify these worms that have been coming out of my nose?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases January 11, 2017 06:21 PM

    I need help identifying this worm. They have been coming out of my nose like crazy the past few days. I've had a skin problem for the last 3 and never got any answers from doctors. thought they were roundworms but I dont have them coming out my anus Help please

  • Sick for over 8 months with mystery illness that I believe is an STD. I'm miserable and need help!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases November 29, 2016 10:59 PM

    I had unprotected sex in early February 2016 with a woman I met at a bar. I did not realize until afterwards that she was on her period and I was covered in her menstrual blood. Also, I am Type 2 diabetic, and at the time of the exposure I was on mega doses of antibiotics for an H. pylori...

  • Personal Story: tick typhus

    Posted in: Infectious diseases May 16, 2016 04:09 PM

    I have battled the effects of this infection for a year and am now desperate to get some energy and strength back. The medical term is Rikettsia Spotted Fever. Can anyone give me an indication of how long it takes to recover?

  • Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

    CyndiS 4 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases October 12, 2015 03:47 PM

    Hello. My name is Cyndi, 26 years old. I have had bacterial vaginosis (BV) for almost 2 years. When I first had symptoms, I thought it was a yeast infection. I never really get any discharge with the bacterial infection as you would in a yeast infection but my symptoms are burning and itching,...

  • Severe Lip Damage from a Contaminated Lotion Irritant; Fungal or ID ??? Any one have advice?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases September 25, 2015 09:49 PM

    Lips now permanently damaged with 1000's of weird cracks, cheilitis, chapping, dark spots. Unbelievably, I'd wake up and find the shapes and contours changed every day - a new grotesque effect daily. After extensively researching this, and seeing many medical professionals, I have still not...

  • Body is infested with parasite/s. Mouth, nose, ears, under skin, so is dog. Eggs/larvae in home/car.

    wjPossum 39 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases August 21, 2015 04:08 PM

    PLEASE HELP US!!! I am infested with some type of parasite worm or worms. My dog is completely infested also. They range in size and shape. Something attaches to and has some sort of growth around or inside hair and carpet fibers. Absolutely horrible! It causes random pieces of carpet or clothing...

  • 24-year-old women presented in emergency room with fever and ARDS and nephrotic syndrome and elevate

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases June 24, 2015 06:22 PM

    And liver enzyme and discociosness

  • Chronic Epstein Barr Virus specialist??

    WilliamL 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases April 10, 2015 05:06 PM

    Can someone tell me a specific doctor or what type to see for Chronic Active Epstein Barr Virus? This is my third time having EBV, currently though I've tested positive for active EBV for alittle over two years now. My Rhumatologist is not sure what to do regarding EBV, I've also been diagnosed...

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  • Questions on blastomycosis

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases November 25, 2014 07:07 PM

    I was infected by Blasto and spent two months in a coma this year. I have started a blog with most topics about having it as well as a Facebook page to help spread the word about this disease. Would like to find a forum that I can comment on about it.

  • PLEASE HELP! as a friend is on the toilet from anything between 1-13hours a day with IBS

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases January 28, 2014 04:21 PM

    A family member as been diognosed with IBS and has been putting up with this for the past 7years. She gets stomach pains which come and go for weeks at a time. When she has these pains she is on the toilet for anything between 2-13hours everyday, the longest being 13 and a hal HOURS. She has been...

  • I have microbial discharge in my urine, my stool, my nose, my blood, and my skin. Parasite tests neg

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases January 17, 2014 09:12 PM

    Of those conducted, tests for parasites all negative. Medical personnel doing the tests apparently are either untrained or incompetent. Failing to come up with a diagnosis and failing to conduct the necessary tests to determine what my condition is. It is my belief based on research that I have...

  • Very sick in August- pneumonia, sepsis, meningitis

    Kmegamom 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases December 3, 2013 09:30 AM

    At the very beginning of August I went to the emergency room for major lower back pain (I've had five back surgeries). When I got there they didn't even take any of my info or send me to Triage! Before I knew it I was in the back with IV's in my arms someone drawing blood and a portable chest X-ray...

  • Very sick in August- pneumonia, sepsis, meningitis; still having mental fog

    Kmegamom 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases December 3, 2013 09:28 AM

    At the very beginning of August I went to the emergency room for major lower back pain (I've had five back surgeries). When I got there they didn't even take any of my info or send me to Triage! Before I knew it I was in the back with IV's in my arms someone drawing blood and a portable chest X-ray...

  • His foot and ankle is swollen

    Stepdaughter 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases November 24, 2013 03:54 AM

    The swelling has went all the way to his thigh he is in pain and can not bear any weight on it.It is hot to the touch but he says it is cold.it hurts and is dark pink and reddish in color.Can you help ?? He was raking leaves and later went to church came home freezing and shaking went to bed and...

  • Questions about bacteria klebsiella oxytoca please?

    star68 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases October 17, 2013 07:03 AM

    I went to thee doctors for a routine check up, no symptoms just post nasal drip due to my chronic sinusitis, and he send me to do a culture of my sputum. The results came back as follows:We observe >10 leukocytes and We obtain abundant growth of Klebsiella Oxytoca.The doctor prescribed antibiotics...

  • Peptostreptococcus in Breast and Face. I can feel it poking/tingling throughout body.

    hillaryL 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases October 1, 2013 02:00 AM

    Hello, my name is Hillary and I live in Santa Clara Co. in Northern California.The cyst in my R breast was surgically removed 8 weeks ago (even though the Dr. missed the Bad Spot all together.That's how I Finally was Dx' with the Peptostreptococcus and also Prevotella. I as well have a large cyst...

  • Nasty Infection

    aquaagu3 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases August 26, 2013 09:32 AM

    I really need help here. It started out as a little spider bite sized bite that I scratched. The skin ripped of and thought nothing of it, since it tends to happen to me a lot, but it started to get bigger. It is now the size of a quarter and layers of skin are gone from what seems to be a blister...