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  • alexo6

    TREATED TB SHOWING POSITIVE DURING XRAY

    I was diagnosed with Tuberculosis in 2003 and i went through several month of monitored drug use through government hospital where i visit daily during this months to get the drugs. After the treatment, my sputum was tested and it came back negative, but the skin test came back positive. I went through...

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  • rachel83442

    Fever with red patch on lower back

    Can anybody suggest what would cause my husband to have a massive red patch on his back with a fever and cold hands. He has been to the doctors x12 but cannot seem to find a cause for it or refer him for further test sad worried

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  • jonathan2012

    Could it be mumps?

    Hi - i've been off work this week.. Just found out that I came into contact with someone with mumps 113-14 days before I started feeling unwell. If it wasn't for this I would have said I had a (for me) typical mild-ish flu. My symptoms have just been fever by night tired by day for 3days, and...

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  • jodierebecka

    Flying with infection?

    I have recently come back from ayia napa and have been feeling really ill, I have been to the doctors and had the emergency doctors called out twice due to not being able to breath and being vilontly sick. I have been told i have a throat infection, Ear infection and chest infection. My glands are very...

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  • jamie22

    HIV Discrimination?

    Hi everyone, I'm posting on behalf of my mother who I feel has been treated terribly by the NHS. A couple of months ago she broke her wrist while ice skating. Here's a rough list of what happened: 1. Broke wrist - temporary cast was put on. 2. Two days later she was given an xray and it was...

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  • Sambola

    Fatigue after illness

    I was just wondering if anybody here might be able to shine some light on problems I've been facing over the last month. I went travelling last month and backpacked around Europe, it was incredibly but definitely taxing and by the last few days I was worn out. I flew home on the 3rd of May feeling...

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    is there a cure for mumps for an adult

    HI this is my story. how i got rid of mumps. i am a 30 year old man. i had mumps 3 months back. i am from india. i am unmarried. so when i got mumps i consulted a doc he gave me medicine and told me that if it increases then this may affect my testicles also or any other part of my body. i was very much...

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  • w81

    Measles

    My husband (35) has recently contracted measles, my 16wk old baby is consequently at very high risk of contracting the virus. Please think very carefully before you decide not to immunise your child with the MMR. My husband is a very fit and healthy man and been very ill, I would not like to see a...

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  • jayenn

    preventing reactivation of scar tissue

    i had a strange form of TB in 2000 - cysts were forming under my skin-subcutaneous-had them on back abdomen etc. after successful TB treatment scar tissue formed like hard stones and I have been well for over a decade. but now im overweight and need to exercise...worried will exercise reactivate the...

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  • claire1976

    Husband unwell for 2 mths- symptoms of TB??

    My husband who is 41 has been unwell for the last 2 months. He started out with what we presumed was flu but things have not really improved. His symptoms are persistent violent cough with spasms (mucus present), extreme fatigue, sweats and shivers, joint pain, lack of appetite, chest pains, weight loss...

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  • dianaswr

    New outbreak of whooping cough

    Hi my son aged 13 yesterday got confirmed with whooping cough - he had been immunised but at his age the immunity wanes sad He has had a cough for nearly two weeks and got swabbed on friday after i mentioned to the doctor that a friends child had been a confirmed case too. My worry is that we might get...

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  • someoneSpecial1

    Listeria

    Hi I am hoping someone will be able to help me here. My mother is currently in hospital and has spent the last two weeks fighting for her life as she has Listeria from a food source and because of complications with it, it developed to meningitis. The hospital were obliged to report the Listeria to...

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    Haemophilus Influenzae Nearly a year now

    I have had a cough for nearly a year now. My septum has been tested 4 times and was positive to Heamophilus Influenza. I have so far had amoxocyline, 2 courses of Doxycyline, 2 courses of clarithromycin among others including steroids. I have now been referred to a lung specialist who has prescribed...

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    BORNHOLM DISEASE

    This is the second time I have suffered from this illness,the first being quite a few years ago.I have been admitted to hospital on both occasions at the onset of the symptoms as they quite mimic a heart attack.On both occasions I have had bad pain lasting a couple of weeks and was totally exhausted,but...

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    Tularemia ? Q fever

    22Yrs ago I was badly bitten by an infected Rabbit with Mhixy, 12 months on from the bite I was taken ill, my Doctor could not Diagnose the problem, so they took byopsis &amp; blood that was sent to the Hospital of Tropical Diseases in London. The result was Tularemia, every 12 months it returned,...

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  • Guest

    Pseudomonas Wrong treatment ?

    My son, aged 13, had a deep and dirty laceration of his lower leg. Sutured by local General hospital, who swabbed and found pseudomonas, then prescribed Flucloxacillin. Is this the correct antibiotic ?

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    Could this be Actinomyces again?

    I had a very bad Chronic infection in my tonsils that showed up as Actinomyces in pathology August 2009. I was told that the infection could not spread outside of the tonsil area and was give only one week of penicilin after the operation. Now have an infection on the left tonsilectomy site right in...

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  • Guest

    Leptospirosis

    My brother recently developed this disease. He suffered from horrendous nose bleeds and was also coughing up blood due to a bleeding stomach ulcer which was diagnosed upon hospital admission. He did not realise he had been bitten by a rat and had no idea what was wrong with him. Only when he'd...

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    Mumps

    On 4.7.10 my 18 yr old son woke up with swollen jaw, dry mouth, swollen glands under chin. NHS Direct said sounds like mumps, even though he had MMR and booster. Saw doc, unsure. On 20.7.10, my 20 yr old daughter felt swelling in neck, face swelled up severely, complete loss of jawline. Doc confirmed...

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    Mumps

    1/7/10 my 18 year old daughter has just been dieignosed with mumps shes realy poorly she started with neck and gland swelling ,dizzyness real bad.headache shes had it for 6 days now and has been given a note for work for another two weeks she just seems real tired. sad

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  • Guest

    a child's experience of rheumatic fever

    I was diagnosed with this disease when I was 11 years old. I am now in my 50's but I can still remember everything about my experience. At the time I was training for my school running team and every day i was out on the track, running. to begin with the joints in my toes were painful. this cleared...

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  • James Peter
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    coxsackie virus

    Hi All. My mother has just been told she has this virus and it could last about 3 - 6 months. She seems to have no energy, hasn't really been out of the house now for about 8 weeks. She used to be so active, working, taking the dog out etc etc but just doesn't feel like doing anything now....

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