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Headache, Fever, Weakness in extremities

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • November 25, 2008
  • 11:44 PM

For the last 6 days I have had a high fever (105.2 at peak, usually around 100-103), less of an appetite, and a headache (pain centered around eyes and at base of head in the back), and i have been very tired (not extremely so).

Recently I have developed other symptoms, yesterday I developed a rash (blotchy red on my torso and arms) when i stopped taking ibuprofen (600mg, doctor told me to, note that she does not have any ideas about what it is either), but now the rash is gone. Yesterday and today I also began feeling weakness in my legs and the same but to a lesser extent in my arms.

-17 yrs old male, 5'10" 169lbs
-blood pressure 90/54 as of yesterday
-low white cell count, blood tests (kidney and liver func were normal)
-taking 600mg ibuprofen every 6 hours, fever is down while taking it, spikes to 103 when off of it, headaches do not respond at all to ibuprofen
-Not Mono, blood test
-Not Strep, tested

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