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  • fainting and allergy to penecillan with RRV

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases May 14, 2006 09:24 AM

    I have had RRV for about 3 months. I have the classic symptoms which come and go but recently I have had some black-outs (fainting) and during a recent admission to hospital, showed an allergy to penecilln and I have taken penecillan many times before without problem. I did suffer from vertigo as...

  • bornholm

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases May 9, 2006 08:13 PM

    my son is 17 and was just diagnosed with bornholm disease. never heard of it before. Apparently it is contagious. Should I notify his school? He is in extreme pain. How long will he be in pain? Have only given him tylenol for pain. Is there any other more effective meds I can give him?:(

  • MAC-do not have aids

    Anonymous 26 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases April 24, 2006 02:15 PM

    i would love to hear from anyone who has MAC. i was diagnosed 2 yrs ago and am still going through medical therapy. i need some emotional support. i am 60 yrs old, white female.

  • Lasting condition?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases April 24, 2006 04:37 AM

    I was diagnosed with this condition in the middle 70's and I could not walk across the floor without causing heart palpatitations. I was 33 or 34 at the time. When I was 53 I had a heart attack and heart failure was also the diagnosis. Now I am having recurring heartfailue and was wondering I...

  • 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...

  • X Ray spot

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases March 26, 2006 02:22 PM

    My husband had a routine physical and they called Friday to say they found a spot on his lung and will schedule a CT scan.He said it might be coccidioes. Can anyone help me understand?

  • Typhoid fever

    Anonymous 3 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases March 21, 2006 08:33 PM

    what is medican for typhoid fever

  • Rat bite

    Anonymous 2 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases March 17, 2006 03:52 AM

    I was bitten by a rat last month in Tibet. At least we think it was a rat. It was in the night and by the time I had turned on the torch it was gone.Now it has healed over but there is a large lump about the size of a golf ball on my thigh. It feels like there is something inside and is slightly...