Discussions By Condition: Rare Disases

Lemierre's syndrome

Posted In: Rare Disases 0 Replies
  • Posted By: nomadchica
  • September 13, 2007
  • 04:48 PM

Hi there! Does anyone have any experience with Lemierre's syndrome? I had an ear infection last year that turned into Lemierre's syndrome (a potentially fatal blood clot in my jugular vein), and was hospitalized for a week. I haven't been able to find much information on it beyond the basics. I've searched the internet, and done a Medline search and reviewed the articles.

I'm wondering if anyone else has had experience with this medical condition, either as a patient or as a practitioner. I'm specifically curious about long-term effects and recovery time, as these are the areas where I've been able to find literally NO information.

Thanks!! :)

Reply Flag this Discussion
Thanks! A moderator will review your post and it will be live within the next 24 hours.
Advertisement

Safe Sex With Hepatitis C

Prevent the spread of the hepatitis C virus.

Preventing Lung Infections

With COPD, it’s important to protect your lungs.

8 Health Dangers of Depression

Unmanaged depression can take a toll on your physical health.

Food Choices for Diabetes

What, when and how much you eat affects your blood sugar.

6 Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis

Ease your way into these stretching and strengthening moves,

Advertisement