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lyndsey611
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Undiagnosed illness, unable to work or care for son. Help!

Posted by @lyndsey611, Wed, Aug 1 6:21pm

I am 29, F and was perfectly healthy up until a month ago. I started feeling nauseous for about two weeks and then one day I woke up seriously ill and one month later I’m still very sick. All tests are normal, I’m very lost and desperate for help from anyone! (Flu like symptoms, some muscles have sore spots on them, upper back and neck are sore and tight. Hands and feet are cold 24/7. Get lightheaded easily, can’t stand up for more than half an hour. Generally feeling unwell.)

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@lyndsey611,

I am not a medical professional, but these symptoms do sound concerning, especially if it is affecting your ability to care for your son. If you don't mind sharing, what tests were done and how long ago? Have you gone back in since or considered a second opinion?

@JustinMcClanahan

@lyndsey611,

I am not a medical professional, but these symptoms do sound concerning, especially if it is affecting your ability to care for your son. If you don't mind sharing, what tests were done and how long ago? Have you gone back in since or considered a second opinion?

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I’ve had lots of blood tests, not exactly sure what but my doctor said they did a thorough run up and everything looks normal. I went to get a second opinion but they requested my information from my clinic and looked at my tests and said everything looks fine. I asked my doctor about testing for meningitis because my symptoms match a lot of those symptoms and nothing else is coming up. My mom almost died from meningitis ten years ago and I have been some similar symptoms. My doctor said it’s really unlikely I have meningitis so a test is not needed. At this point I think I definitely have something that is unlikely because I’m not getting better and I can barely function anymore. I don’t know what to do.

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