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... Lilli, Flu-like symptoms are a major symptom of CFIDS and usually occur when one is in a "flare". (5 replies)
... I got stomach flu about 10 times his year. I have a lot of the same awful symptoms. ... (5 replies)
... I have this pattern of seemingly coming down with the flu and feel terribly ill and exhausted for three to four days,I have to stay in bed and sleep sometimes all day. ... (5 replies)

Flu shot or not???
Jan 25, 2011
... and take a biologic drug and my doc requires I get an annual flu shot and pneumonia shot if I want to take the biologic med. No shot, no drug. ... (9 replies)
... hello lilli I was wanting to know if you are any better, and were you diagnosied with lupus as i like yourself have symptoms that i cant' shake off have episodes over the last 10years where im poorly for months go through all the blood tests nothing ever shows apart from the last episode 4 years ago when my white blood count was very low gp said due to virus now this time... (5 replies)
... Hi Lill, Have you been tested for Lupus? Your symptoms could be from Lupus. And CFS is often Lupus.. because we are so darn tired all the time. Do you have any ANA's that have been positive? Or Anti-DNA's, Anti-Ro, Anti-SSB, etc ~Angelic (5 replies)
... Lilli-- Have you had your thyroid levels checked? If not please do that, as so many of your symptoms sound like hypothyroid. I have that, and I have a lot of the same symptoms as you, including the stinging skin. Check out the thyroid boards, and maybe post the same message over there. Good luck Lilli... DEDA (5 replies)
... I get 40 grams of IVIG two days in a row every 3 weeks. The first few times I got the infusions I felt like I had the flu for a day or 2. ... (6 replies)
... I get IVIG infusions every month, two days in a row. I get a huge dose and it takes about 2 1/2 hours (starting rate 24-max rate 240). I have 2 reactions each day no matter how fast or how slow we go-severe chills that can only be stopped with 50 mg of demerol. The nurses stop the infusion for a few minutes to let the demerol take effect and as soon as the chills stop they... (10 replies)
... I have wondered about that too. My immunologist did some research when I asked him if it makes a difference to the flu shots ability to work, depending on which part of the infusion cycle you are in. ... (4 replies)
... I see many others have the same adverse reaction to IVIG treatment as I have experienced (rash, severe headaches, nausea, flu-like symtopms, etc.). I started IVIG a little over 2 years ago for CIDP. The side effects to my first two treatments were so extreme I considered quiting. I had the worst headache you can imagine for 4 days, along with a stiff neck. About the time... (0 replies)
... I had a couple risky sexual encounters with two females this april and a few days later I experienced some pretty weird symptoms that lasted for 4-5 weeks(not of all them lasted the whole 4-5 weeks only some). These symptoms include neck lymph node pain, an extreme sense of discomfort(or malaise), a rash, diarrhea, peripheral neuropathy(mostly in my feet and legs), extreme... (2 replies)
... I still get flu like symptoms but much milder. ... (91 replies)
... terrible ear infection, one of the worst cases my PCP has ever seen, according to him. I didn't think much about it. As the year has gone on, I have noticed a severe lack of energy. ... (2 replies)
... which is what my pediatrician wrote on my chart when I was 5. Constant sinus and ear infections with sinus surgery at 14 and 18. In my early twenties I had a severe "flare up" and was diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroid disease. Was out of work for 5 months, had severe pain and very high white count. ... (8 replies)
... condition that I have, Capillary Leak Syndrome. I have had CLS since Nov. 2003 when I was admitted to the George Washington University Hospital in Wash, DC with flu like symptoms. ... (8 replies)
... Ok so here's my story. I get sick VERY easily. When I was younger I was constantly in the hospital for numerous things. I had severe ear aches and nose bleeds. Almost everyday. They took out my lymnodes and i never had ear aches or nose bleeds again until a couple years ago. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Scott, Have you had an antibody check for Epstein Barr Virus? Do you have antibodies for Mycoplasma Pneumoniae? If not it can be chronic and you will never get rid of it without antibiotics. Ron (3 replies)
... Apologies but not sure where to post this but believe that it is probably some weird immune reaction. I am a 25 year old male and would appreciate any help or comments with this problem. Never had any particular health problems before. Nov 2002 Ė Became extremely unwell after having a flu vaccine (to which I didnít produce any antibodies). After a seven day gap of feeling... (3 replies)
... muscle and join aches and pains and in severe cases it can also enlarge your spleen and liver. ... (5 replies)


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