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Late Lyme Disease Symptoms Worse Morning
SLE test negative Ms test negative. Severe fatigue, JOINT swelling, red flush over skin/arms, dizziness, constant with episodes of worsening symptoms.
Can blood test be false negative for Lyme disease?Had bulls eye bite around 8/16/13 but symptoms much worse after surgery (had anesthesia) on 10/11/3
Major early pregnancy symptoms but was diagnosed w/ uti. Uti is going away but my symptoms have increased after negative hpt/urine test at dr's office?
Can autoimmune illnesses I have; Sarcoidosis, Sjogren's, Raynauds & M.E. worsen Chronic Pelvic Neuropathic Pain? If so, how?
Possibly: Sjogren's can be associated with a peripheral neuropathy whereas Sarcoidosis could actually involve the nerve roots at the spinal cord level (some of which do innervate pelvic muscle/tissue). It would probably require a MRI with contrast (+) a detailed EMG (+) thorough neurology exam to clarify. You may wish to discuss these options with your MD. Sarcoid spinal Cord changes may require immune Rx. ...Read more
Was Dx & treated for idiopathic gastroparesis 5 years ago, & now Dx with late stage Lyme. Having symptoms of gastro again, could Lyme be the cause?
It has been describe: it has been described but am not certain how validated those descriptions are. It is unusual but other neurological syndromes have been noted. This is not an easy question to answer and you can discuss it with your physician and if so needed be referred to a center that treats lyme disease. ...Read more
2 months w/pregnancy symptoms positive test then 1 lighter period, then neg test, symptoms persist and worsen. Causes?
Confirmation testing: See a doctor so that a blood BHCG pregnancy test can be done. When people get discrepancies between urine pregnancy test it is not possible to know which is true. If the blood test is negative then you will need to see a primary care doctor to find another cause of the symptoms concerning you. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Lyme is a complex illness. Many with lyme have co-infections like babesia & bartonella, as well as chronic sinusitis, intestinal parasites & candidiasis. Antibiotic treatment can increase symptoms by creating die-off (toxicity from killed bacteria) and imbalances of gastrointestinal flora, leading to food allergies. Like all illness, stress can also aggravate symptoms and having lyme is stressful! ...Read more
Experiencing pregnancy like symptoms; breast soreness, acid reflux, moodiness, etc with neg urine test, 2 weeks late. Likeliest diagnoses?
Abd pain & nausea resolved x1 day w/diagnostic celiac plexus block.My usual symptoms seemed worse week after as though it irritated the nerves.Common?
Complex case: The details of your case are complex, and all the factors that led to the celiac plexus block are important. When a nerve recovers from a temporary block, it is possible to have hyperesthesis, an increase in your reaction to nerve stimulation during a rebound phase. Important to discuss this with your doctor! ...Read more
Lyme with two bullseye rashes as child. Is Lyme able to come back and cause debilitating symptoms 20-some years later?
No: That is highly unlikely. Look for other causes. ...Read more
Last few days been getting a fever around 101 in late afternoon early evening and no other symptoms besides fatigue. Why?
Virus: An early viral infection may be present and,if so, symptoms may start to localize to the respiratory or gi tract or a rash may appear. However if fevers persist or worsen,especially with shaking chills,cough,severe headache or burning on urination, see your physician as a bacterial infection requiring testing and antibiotics may be present. ...Read more
Test positive rocky mountain spotted fever, parvovirus, toxoplasmosis. Achy, tired all the time take pain meds, allergic to antibiotic. More ideas?
See below: Are all these tests showing positives for acute disease or old disease? If new, you need treatment for rmsf and likely toxo. Parvovirus will usually resolve without sequela with supportive care. As for allergies to antibiotics, this can be tested for and determine if true or not. Either way, rmsf can be deadly - seek care if it is acute. ...Read more
Flu like symptoms in summer, no symptoms since. If it were Lyme would there be other symptoms after flu symptoms resolved?
Can blood test be false negative for Lyme disease? Bulls eye bite on 8/16/13 but symptoms much worse since anesthesia from g.B. Removal on 10/11/13
YES!!!: A bulls-eye rash is pathognomonic of lyme, meaning it alone generally proves you got it. Blood tests are notoriously unreliable for lyme-only half with lyme have a positive eia & the confirmatory western blot has many false negatives, esp. If not done by igenex, the only lab with a reliable test!ultimately lyme disease is a clinical diagnosis.Treatment requires a comprehensive approach.See comment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have PMS symptoms all month such as bloating, extended stomach, pelvic cramps. The symptoms don't go away. Pregnancy tests negative. What's wrong?
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