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  • 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 3 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 15 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...

  • 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 1 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 0 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...

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  • 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 0 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...

  • Rare symptoms on tongue but HIV negative

    ashler 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases July 11, 2013 09:03 PM

    Here's my story: In February 2012 I received unprotected oral sex (a girl performed ******** on me) followed by intercourse (condom was used for intercourse from start to end). Two to three weeks after this incident, I started to experience some very strange symptoms, including stiff neck, a...

  • Still waiting on a diagnosis..

    hismom 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases June 18, 2013 11:19 AM

    Two months ago my ten year old's right leg was swollen. He had an ultrasound and I was told he had a bakers cyst that had ruptured and it would go away on it's own..keep leg elevated. It did go away after a week or so. Last week he felt his knee swelling again and thought it was the cyst returning....

  • bowel ulceration

    nori641 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases May 19, 2013 02:47 AM

    Hi every bodyIs any one have digestive tract ulceration and what are symptoms and diagnosis?

  • chronic bowel ulceration

    nori641 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases May 19, 2013 02:28 AM

    Hi every bodyAt 2008 lived with African refugees in a turkish camp .After one month i had diarrhea but my health is good so i didn't careAt 2009 my heath got worse and my weight decrease . 2 GI specialists diagnosed my disease as CROHNS after endoscopyand testing biopies .They found many small...

  • Do you know this hepatitis community ?

    HepatitisCommunity 0 Replies
    Posted in: Infectious diseases March 12, 2013 12:53 PM

    www.hepatitiscommunity.com is an international website dedicated to hepatitis B and C (and hepatocellular carcinoma). Hepatologists and gastroenterologists can find news from congresses (EASL, AASLD, APASL), from publications, clinical cases and a forum. Join our community on facebook : ...

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