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

    Anonymous 1 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...

  • A conundrum! Possibly tropical fever etc.

    Carumba 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases April 11, 2012 10:07 PM

    Hi All,I would be very grateful for any ideas you have on a health problem I have...Normally based in the UK, I travelled to Ghana during the first week of 2012. There I suffered some diarreah and fatigue, likely due to food poisoning and took Pepto Bismol for it. While there I did eat some...

  • Rmsf

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases April 3, 2011 08:20 PM

    i have been having problems for a long time now, do not remember getting tick bite but did have a rash a while back that i attributed to moving in to new place that had well water with that funky smell (sulfur?) and ignored it, shortly after that i started having increased fatigue and migrane...

  • Lyme disease testing

    worrypot 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases January 4, 2011 08:02 PM

    Hi there, I have been ill for several months with many symptoms of possible Lyme Disease (including pins and needles and numbness in arm and leg, shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, headaches, night sweats, crawling feelings under skin, fatigue etc etc). I have had numerous other tests done...

  • The Long Road.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases December 10, 2010 05:25 AM

    Hi. I was just recently diagnosed with RRF. I was a very active person, playing basketball, golf & also going to the gym. I ended up hurting my knees working on my fathers dairy farm but was still able to do gym. Then one day I noticed the day after doing bicep curls that my mucsles would ache. I...

  • MAC Medication Side Effects

    leilanilea 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases November 15, 2010 01:55 AM

    I started on the Clarithromycin/Ethambuto/Rifampin combination theray two days ago for MAC. I knew there were side effects, and am trying to deal with them. Currently the main problem is fatigue (more than I had prior to meds) and "wooziness," or dizziness. If anyone can give me, and the...

  • mystery illness

    jenmorgan 3 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases March 29, 2009 12:20 PM

    For the past four and a half to five years I have been struggling with what I now call my "mystery illness". The symptoms all seemed to surface right around the time I came back from a one week trip to rural Honduras.My first symptoms were- Diarrhea, Chronic Fatigue,Nausea, VertigoWent to Doctors-...

  • Painful Symptoms - Possibly Lyme?

    barbyfirefly 2 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases December 3, 2008 06:46 PM

    I have been ’sick’ for about 2 and a half years. I wanted to get some advice or possible answers from people that have been diagnosed and maybe experience some of the symptoms I have. I don’t know if they are all related but I will list them and see if I can get any help. I really appreciate this....

  • What could this be?Need help!!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases June 18, 2008 12:43 PM

    So I was diagnosed in March with Mono which lead to seizures, still suffering with those. We just got insurance 2 weeks ago so I have started having more tests for some of the problems, swollen spleen and liver with extreme pain in that area and swelling. My ct scan of my abdomen came back with no...

  • Please Help!!

    HContrer 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases April 3, 2008 10:21 PM

    My wife a 27 year old female, generaly healthy, used to work out everyday, but one day when we were on vacation in Brazil she started to feel weak on her legs, and something would shoot down her legs. We got back to the US. and I took her to the doctor, at first they thought it was a herniated disk...

  • Anybody have any idea what this was?

    whatitis 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases March 13, 2008 03:13 PM

    Hi all,I'm hoping someone can help me out. Doctor's think I just had a random 1 of a billion viruses out there....here's my story.Back in December '06 I came down with a bout of Strept throat. Then in February I came down with the worst illness of my life! fever up to 104 for 5 days, sore throat,...

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  • Brucellosis - summer 2007

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases October 19, 2007 09:21 PM

    I would like to hear about anyone who believes that they have suffered from symptoms consistent with Brucellosis. I live on Long Island, New York. I have been sick since August 2007. I visit New York City. The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Brucellosis includes the...

  • Is this Viral, Bacterial, or What?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases August 24, 2007 02:13 AM

    For three weeks, I have been having the following symptoms: Ear, Jaw, Neck Pain down left side of head and neck. Neck stiffness. vertigo. dizziness. confusion. brain fog. "spacing out"-staring off into space involuntarily and eyes blurring. Chills, Fatigue, my concentration is poor as is my ability...

  • weird flu?

    babyaspirin 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases February 4, 2007 06:47 PM

    About 2 days ago I started having a persistent dry cough.Then it turned intonausea and indigestion.No vomiting but I felt like it a couple times. No appetite. Then today I woke up w/a sorethroat and achiness and fatigue. Still have what can best be described as a stomach ache and some...

  • Lymes-like symptoms. Could someone please help me?

    Anonymous 26 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases September 23, 2006 10:35 PM

    Hello everyone, I am really worried about my sister and hoped some of you could possibly help us on this issue. In December of 2005, my sister and her family had the stomach flu. Afterwards, my sister started having more flu-like symptoms, like an upset stomach with some pain and fatigue. She...

  • Tetanus

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases July 30, 2006 04:52 PM

    Hi I was recently (5 days ago) cut on my largest toe on the left foot. It happened while jumping from a log-stump toward the shallows on the shore. My landing foot became buried in deep grainy soil found at the lakeside whee there used to be pine forest 15 yrs ago (it is now part of the...

  • brucellosis

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases July 28, 2006 03:22 AM

    How do i report brucellosis to the C.D.C.,I have sent them e-mails on it and recieved nothing back.I cant find any list of doctors,other than the mayo clinic that will actually tell me how long the effects from haveing it,after the anti-biotics have been administered,will last.I have had sharp...

  • Educate yourself about Lyme disease

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases July 23, 2006 06:15 PM

    Doctors are not on the lookout for Lyme disease in patients. It is a difficult diagnosis to make as it mimics many other illnesses. There are many excellent sources about Lyme disease on the internet but of course , you must first be aware of the symptoms of Lyme disease to research it, if you...

  • LF Expatriate syndrome?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases April 6, 2006 03:45 AM

    Aloha, A very brief summation: I became infected with LF after traveling to several Pacific Island countries in 2000 - 2003. After two years of inconclusive tests for painful axial lymphandentis and fatigue, two lymphandectomys, (to rule out malignacy) and subsequent sepsis from the first...