Hey, about the hair problem, you may go to an experienced electrolycist. I had electrolysis for fourteen years without a problem and with much success. Try to find one with many years of experience who is preferrably recommended by a plastic surgery clinic and who has graduated from a reputable electrology school.
About the Fibromyalgia: I once suffered from acute ulcerative colitis which is also an autoimmune disorder.
TMJ' as it is wrongly called by many) is easy to treat and self-manage or that it may all be in the patient's mind. The sources in the article stated that, "TMJ problems were originally thought to be caused by dental Malocclusion but that this was an infrequent cause of the problem".
The American Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), an organization of some 40,000 of the nation's leading dentist, recognizes the relationship between maloclussion and headaches.
You should see either a specialist experienced in treating patients with the newest non-interferon based treatments or connect with Emory inAtlanta and they can help you to find an experienced doctor. You can then work with the doctor to come up with a plan to treat your hepatitis C infection.
The worse part is I live in Erie, PA... which in itself is a relatively large town /city. The rheumtalogist in Erie slapped me w/ Fibromyalgia prescribed Lyrica and sent me on my way.. All the meanwhile the Lyrica made me sick and my symptoms continued to get worse.
So my primary has recommend I go to the Cleveland clinic-- finally I thought wow! I am going to get world class treatment. Well he was the wonderful doctor who said I am not sick enough.
I have read that anything above 1 CM is abnormal. I have no pain in the nodes themselves but have developed pain in the neck which seems like a stiff neck, and pain exists with any pressure from straining or lifting, also movement related pain in neck, chest and spine in the same region. No signs of infection at all, but do have extreme fatigue, back pain, some weight loss, among other varied symptoms.
I have very similar issues. It started out 9 months ago with a thumping in my ear...then I got a high heart rate, then now tingling on left side. I have been to two ENT's a Cardiologist, Pulmonary doctor, and had a CT and MRI and they cant find anything except high heart rate. They link all to anxiety which is frustrating. I think my anxiety is causing my problems and my problems are causing anxiety.
I am planning on going in February to the Atlanta location since there are no Centers here in Florida. My Mom has been gong and has been very inspiring to me to visit as ell. Has nyone had positive feedback as well to share.
The reason this issue has become confusing is because there are published studies (NID/CDC only studied full replacement steroids), treating subclinical hormone deficiencies, in disorders such as CFS and FMS, where their findings state that there is already a blunted HPA axis.
He also gave me another perscription for the Baclophen, and recommended I stay on Lyrica for the neuropothy in my feet and legs, and for the nerve pain caused by the disks, and the fibromyalgia.
While I'm greatly relieved I don't have MS, I still have to deal with the DDD, degenerative osteo-arthritis, type 2 diabetes, fibromyalgia, etc. My legs and back are really hurting after 14hr trip yesterday.
I have taken a very limited amount of medication over my 12 years of struggling in pain.
This is probably not what you pictured when you heard that I have Fibromyalgia. We are stereo typed into a group of whining women (and some men), who are pill seekers, who need to toughen up and deal with life. A few days ago there was an article on CNN.com about Fibro.
After his birth, I settle comfortably in a size 6. My second son was born in 1999, first I ballooned to an 8 then a 10. My daughter was born in 2003 and as I look at my shower photos, I've noticed that the areas I now complain about were smaller than after she was delivered by c-section. I have become so depressed that I'm not really interested in eating and if I do, it is one small meal. I walk on my treadmill, or at the park. I drink a lot of water.
His centers are around the country and located in around inAtlanta, GA, Cleveland, OH, Dallas, TX, Denver, CO, Detroit, MI, Fort Worth, TX, Las Vegas, NV, Norwalk, CT, Philadelphia, PA, Portland, OR, Pittsburgh, PA and Seattle, WA.
It was recommeded that I go to Emory inAtlanta-which I can't go. Ready to throw up. Feeling in ear is NOT PLEASANT and is making me more anxious. I'm live around Columbia, SC - there's NOTHING up here - I've lost over 50% hearing in my ear - it's not water - JUST PRESSURE; starting to get dizzy and just want to sleep. It's exhausting me. Just moved - dentist told me to get an Oral Surgeon - but only gave me 1 piece of film.
I am sorry to hear yet another appointment didn't go well. There is a Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Center inAtlanta, Georgia. I think you would find all the answers you are looking for and be taken very seriously. You already know you have EBV, even though doctors don't believe in it, this is more than enough to be taken seriously at the Center. They treat all the issues including thyroid.
The Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) and the CDC inAtlanta are both on record as stating that Lyme is rare, hard to get, and easy to cure. Those positions are based on the initial recognition of Lyme several decades ago, and the IDSA and CDC have stubbornly not updated their research or understanding since then.
I live in Georgia about 50 mi north of Atlanta.
Just finished week 4/24. Geno 3. My life is busy and I am going back to work full time on Monday. Took 2 months medical leave then went back part time for 2 weeks. But since I'm feeling OK so far might as well go back!
i was told this from a very good source in Forysth Hospital, this is not saying your not depressed over all thats going on but i was the same way from worrying about what was wrong with me and no 1 could figure it out.Well to make a long story short my family doctor "and i had 2 on this" put me on prozac saying i had major depression and i know i didnt.
I am in a real bad situation right now. We lost our insurance, due to coorporate downsizing and are waiting for COBRA to kick in.
Anyway, A little background. I have two degenerated discs in my lower back. I have Fibromyalgia. I stay in an extreme amount of pain and have "traveling" pain, that radiates and is so horrible sometimes, even with percocet twice a day, and xanaflex, I cry.
I'm on a mission to get this word out. I had a cardiac arrest in May 2008. I'm ok now but not fine. I did not have any disease in my heart ( no heart attack, no clot, no valve problem, no stent to place or vessel to by-pass) but a rather new to medicine diagnosis of severe cardiac endothelial microvascular dysfunction otherwise know as cardiac syndrome X.
One of the most difficult concepts to get across to my TMD patients and other doctors is the connectivity of the Jaw and the Neck. In fact, it is my strong belief that TMD/TMJ should really be classified as a Craniocervical Disease and hence fall under the umbrella of medical coverage rather than treated strictly as a dental problem.
To the Neuromuscular-minded dentist, "Occlusion" is an extension of general Postural Consideration.
and I am desperately trying to figure out why I continue to break out in hives and have joint pain in my elbows, feet, hands and legs. I too started breaking out in hives after taking the antibotic Solodyn for acne. After a trip to the ER, it was assumed that I had an alergic reaction to the medicine. I stopped taking the medicine after only 3 weeks and needless to say, I am still breaking out in hives and have joint pain. I have been tested for allergies and that was negative.
When I mentioned MRI hadn't chg'd in 3 yrs, the 1st MRI was in '98 and the 2nd was in '01 (since then I have been having MRI's reg).
I like to mention that my neuro exam isn't always norm,either. At one pt I had tight heel cord (for quite some time) and last 2 visits I have trouble with the tip of finger to nose and to his finger, reflexes aren't normal all the time, either. Last time it looked like a 3 Stooge act.
I don't know really what to tell you.
I have not started tx as of yet,just got in with a teaching dr(hepatologist)and hes trying to get me into a trial here inAtlantain Sept.Ask questions and you WILL get the answers!!!When I do start tx this computer will probably be my best friend(besides water-youll learn about that!) Also NOBODY will judge you except the ones you tell.Ive know for 3 months that I have this terrible bug and the only people that know are my close family.They will NOT judge you.My best friend doesnt even know.
I also just put an e-mail in to Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, Medical Director of Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers. He studies how chronic infections like Lyme, EBV, Mycoplasma, HHV-6, etc cause Fibro and Chronic Fatigue. I am hopeful he will answer the question about the CD57, but I read that he cannot answer all his e-mails even though he tries. It's worth a shot though. I hope I hear from at least one of them and will share all info if I hear back.
He does not
Take insurance but runs a lot of trials and is a leading
Doctor in the latest treatment options for hep c. I have been in the Gilead 9881 and 9541 for the last six months and received excellent from the whole team.
I am treating all of these issues with iron, vit D and sublingual B12 (took shots for a while but didn't notice a difference). I'm in the sun a lot (live in Georgia) and was very suprised to see I had low Vit D. I feel like I'm not properly absorbing the nutrients in my food (I am a healthy eater). I'm also taking Selenium, Vitamin E, Magnesium, Vitamin C taken with the iron. Right now with the supplements, the ferritin, Vitamin D and B12 levels are normal in my blood.
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