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  • 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...

  • is this an intestinal worm?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases May 8, 2009 09:33 PM

    Hello all, I have a question about a possible intestinal parasite- I had a bowel movement this AM, somewhat like diarrhea, which isn't uncommon for me (irritable bowels assoc w/ food and stress) and on the toilet paper I found a approx 3.5 inch long, straight, flat, non segmented foreign material-...

  • 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 is wrong

    westmidsguy 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases December 3, 2007 06:19 PM

    In august this year recieved oral sex from an older man, he gave me a *******b whilst fingering me briefly with vaseline, i came in his mouth and that was that, since then i became very worried incase i had something from him, he reassured me he was clean and didnt have anything at all. I started...

  • Life after Alpha Strep/Strep Viridans

    Gretchen 21 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases December 5, 2006 08:45 PM

    Hi - I am a 39 year old healthy female who spent a week in the hospital 2 years ago due to an alpha strep/strep viridans infection. Diagnosis took several days before hospital admittance and during it because of my age and good health. Sepsis had set in and I had to have a shoulder operated on to...

  • Lymph Gland / Zoonotic Diseases Question

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases October 23, 2006 09:36 PM

    Let me start by saying that I was at the GYN today and had her check a non-painful lump under my armpit which has been there, same size, for about a year without getting any worse. With her guidance, I DO have an appointment to see a surgeon to get it assessed next week.My question is what kind of...

  • Re-occuring Pytyriasis-HELP

    JenniferAshley 2 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases September 28, 2006 12:45 PM

    Hello,I first had this rash show up with I was 9 years old. Then it was gone for 9 years. Then it showed up again. I thought maybe it was because of stress, because things wernt so great at that time. It lasted for about 6 months, and slowly went away. Now its been back 2 more times. I...