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Is it a new disease or its CFS ?

Discussion in 'Immunological' started by Omar88, Aug 26, 2012.

  1. wyomingscared

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    So... I think I have found my issue. Cocksackie b

    All symptoms fit from start to finish.

    Recently, my ribs started to hurt and read it was costochondis which is usually triggered by cocksackie b.

    Had any one read up on this disease
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  2. merylg

    merylg Senior Member

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    Everyone should read Hip's interesting site:

    http://chronicsorethroat.wordpress.com/

    Interesting you should talk about costochondritis. I just had a cardiac echo done. It took about half an hour, just a resting one. All the pressing on the ribs I found extremely painful.
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  3. Valentijn

    Valentijn Activity Level: 3

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    That might be very relevant for me ... after my pre-ME virus but before I got PEM symptoms, I had the rib pain + jaw pain and even went to the doctor about it. So maybe Cocksackie B was the virus that hit me shortly before I got ME, and potentially triggered it.
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    Cocksackie B was very popular as a possible ME trigger when I first became ill Wyomingscared.

    Here's a link to a 1990 paper.

    http://pmj.bmj.com/content/66/777/526.full.pdf

    "Of 40 patients in our study referred for VPI testing, 20 had positive results."

    I was a patient of Prof Mowbray who is mentioned at the end for the immunological testing.
  5. Shoesies

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    OK WHAT??? My ribs have been hurting for at least two years. Where can I read about this symptom. I thought I was the only weirdo in the world with that....been to Dr. many times for this...it HURTS.
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  8. Omar88

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    Am sorry guys am not here but the Treatment is giving me a bad time !

    Am always checking to see what are you doing here and how you trying to help each other and that always makes me happy ,,,

    God bless u all <3
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  9. Survivor84

    Survivor84 Senior Member

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    Omar88 are you having bad side effects? Is it helping at all?
  10. urraco2012

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    So similar than mine, but... unfortunately reading other stories and having passed so many years, I'm resigning to deal with this for long time, trying to reduce the symptoms and forgeting it as much as possible.. Now I just dont know if I can be calm that I'm not going to infect my girlfriend, cause I'm sure I caught it sexually and I dont wanna hurt her (and of course doctors say ''forget it, you are healthy, no worries with your partner, etc").
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  15. urraco2012

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    A lot of interesting articules... But there are any wich talk about people with strange symptoms like us and without diagnosis and with researchers looking for an answer?? We need to focus in our problem, whatever it is we cant start by the end looking any ilness we are negative for.. Sorry, i know everything is helpful but we need to follow a line
  16. Survivor84

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    I'm always trying to find articles on research and can never find any except for aids phobia and mystery illness all in the head. Just seems like nobody in the medical field is putting 2+2 together. To everybody, has anybody come across a doctor that has taken them seriously when you told them its from a sexual exposure and you have talked to many suffering? Has anybody's doctor taken notice of this?
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    Survivor84 Senior Member

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    Can anybody please answer that ques, I want to if anybody has come across one doctor or someone in the medical field that believes them? Anybody who has tried to help them? All it takes is one person in the medical field that cares to make a difference.
  18. urraco2012

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    Not me... Maybe they are all right and we are all nuts
  19. urraco2012

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    Not me... Maybe they are all right and we are all nuts
  20. Survivor84

    Survivor84 Senior Member

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    I wish that were the case, it would be so much easier. If we could find one doctor that believes our story maybe they can get the ball rolling.

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