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Has Anyone Ever Recovered From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Like C Her
Yes: As a physician who treats a number of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (cfs), i can tell you that yes, some patients do recover. However, it is a process and typically doesn't happen overnight. The most important step in recovery is determining what is causing or worsening your symptoms. There are a large number of causes, and you should see a physician who specializes in cfs for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some yes, some no: This is a tough question to answer with confidence because the medical community still doesn't fully understand this syndrome. It can have many different causes, some of which are curable and others, not. Depending on the cause, if diagnosed, one can recover from cfs. Regardless, it is a long, slow process that can be measured in months if not years- akin to a marathon, not a a 100 yard sprint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Has anyone ever worked with someone whose stiff person syndrome (moersch woltman syndrome) went into remission? Did it come back again?
This interests me: Do you know of someone with stiff person syndrome who went into remission? How did it go into remission? Stiff person syndrome is rare and usually devastating. I have someone with this who has tried many treatments and is not doing well. So, would like your experience.... And which md treated this person? So, to answer your question, I have not seen this go into remission. ...Read more
I was recently diagnosed with post viral gastroparesis. Have you ever heard of anyone recovering from this disease? Does this disease get worse?
Viral?: it shouldn't last and should get better ...Read more
Chronic fatigue!: Fatigue is difficult dx. It could be sleep, mental or physical stress. Inflammation in the body causes fatigue, as do most types of autoimmune problems. Chronic mono, characterized by the presence of early antigen, long after the original illness can cause fatigue. Any chronic viral illness, hep b, hep c, hiv, can cause fatigue. But one common, and overlooked problem is being out of shape! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Has anyone heard of or know someone that has gotten regenokine treatment for chronic neck pain resulting in headaches?
Ever? Yes: If you are not under the care of an otolaryngologist or otologist you need to see one right away. A combination of medications including antibiotics and anti-inflammatories are typically useful. You may need to have a ventilating tube placed in the affected ear to clear the infection expediently. Follow your specialists instructions compulsively. Protect your eye. ...Read more
My roommate who has just returned from abroad is suffering from acute dengue. Do I have any risk of being prone to disease from him?
My fiancé has autoimmune hepatitis and recently she's been suffering from severe anxiety and depression. Ssri's may have made it worse. What's wrong?
Meds and hepatitis: There are many possibilities. Some ssri's can "activate" people and make them feel worse before they feel better. Or, the medicine may not be a good metabolic fit for her, an important consideration given that ssri's are processed in the liver. It could also be the course of her anxiety and depression is worsening. In any case, please have her follow-up with her doctor to get to the bottom of it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not familial: Gbs is a postinfectious, immune-mediated disease. Cellular and humoral immune mechanisms probably play a role in its development. Most patients report an infectious illness in the weeks prior to the onset of gbs. Epidemiological studies have failed to demonstrate a familial connection or predilection for the syndrome. ...Read more
Daughter has been diagnosed with abdominal migraines. I have 3 older daughters that suffered from similar symptoms and now suffer from migraine headaches, as do i. Is there a relationship? Hereditary?
I was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. I've been on medsor anyone suffering from the same disorder or something similar?
Schizoaffective D/O: I have treated patients with this condition. Do you have a specific question that we can help with? ...Read more
Yes.: Yers. Many patients of mine have had problems remitted or cured. I'm sure this is true for many practitioners other than rheumatologists. But the diagnosis of the type of problem is key! ...Read more
Has anyone ever died from a migraine? Has anyone ever passed away just from having a migraine? Is that even possible?
Does anyone know when you will stop experiencing symptoms from steven johnson syndrome it has been 4 months now?
SJS: Sjs is a very serious and life-threatening condition. The acute syndrome can take quite a bit of time to heal and the long term effects can linger for an extended period of time. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/stevens-johnson-syndrome/ds00940. ...Read more
Apparently Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is now also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis. Does this mean everyone who fits the CFS criteria has brain inflammation? I'm terribly confused about that name.
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