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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Some thing attact my skin and follicle

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases February 13, 2013 01:59 PM

    Dear member and expertI new member on this forum.Have scalp problem in head, and much headache. i live on asian with hot temperature.i have been go to local dermatologist and have no solution. i still drink itraconazole 100 mg twice daily and shampoo ketozonenale 2percentidentification problem is...

  • 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...

  • Please Help with Entamoeba Histolytica

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases July 27, 2011 04:08 AM

    My husband was diagnosed with this four months ago,but been suffering from it for over a year.He's been on four diff. antibiotics,including Flagyl twice and still not any better.Just wondering if anyone knows anything about this parasite.He has terrible abdominal pain over his liver,bad smelling...

  • rocky mountian spootted fever

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases May 13, 2011 08:09 PM

    i had rmsf 37 years ago i was 2 years old at the time i dont remember much about it except the spinal tap i had done the doctors said my temp was between 103 and 108 it spiked at 109.3 the doctors also said i would probably by affeceted by the high temps that i had i have scares all over my legs...

  • 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...

  • Diagnosed with Pityriasis Rosea?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases November 16, 2010 01:44 AM

    About a week and a half ago I had what I thought was a large bug bite on my upper left chest. I couldn't help but scratch it and it became inflamed then flaky with a ring around it a couple of days later. I thought I had ringworm. Around the same time the first bite began to flake, I developed a...

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  • herpes?

    bobfred 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases June 4, 2010 09:07 AM

    ViewEdit Herpes or pimple? Posted Fri, 06/04/2010 - 00:47 by bobfred ...

  • swine flu jab

    sineadpetworthxxx 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases November 25, 2009 09:34 AM

    anyone had the swine flu jab yet and what symptoms did you get after having it.as i just had it yesterday along with the normal flu jab and my arm really hurts now, cant even move it, also got a headache and feel light headed

  • Need help with a possible infectious disease?

    funnyguy85 2 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases March 27, 2009 01:55 AM

    So here's my story: I drank a two liter of pop straight from the bottle which I later found out had a dead rat in it. I then started feeling nausea, abdominal pains, and headaches the day after. They were noticeable but not to the point where I needed to go to the hospital. The symptoms have...

  • Lyme, anxiety, or something else?

    thereisnotry 2 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases March 12, 2009 11:53 PM

    Hello - I would be extremely thankful if anyone could take the time to read through this and give me their opinion.Background: I'm a 21 year old female on the West Coast, with a history of some mental illness (anxiety, panic attacks, depression, on Zoloft for 2 years in high school and dealt with...

  • 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...

  • Chicken Pox in adults?

    Poxy Roxy 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases May 1, 2008 03:03 PM

    I am 27 years old and I have never had chicken pox. About a week ago I noticed two small bumps, one on my clavicle and one on my stomach, that itched. Having cats I thought these were flea bites and I scratched them. Three to four days later I noticed I had lost my appetite, become fatigued and...

  • 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,...

  • Tetanus?

    HellenStellar 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases February 23, 2008 04:00 AM

    I have been feeling rather not well for the past few days. It all started with my armpit, I had a painful swollen gland that just appeared one day under my right arm. This may not be related at all, but when I sat down to think back to the last time I remember having cut myself while in the shower...