| | Mysterious illness
My husband recently suffered from arteriovenous fistula, viral meningitis, and encephalitis (at least, that's what the doctors said). He had stiff neck, shoulder pain, and migraine in the past 6 months, shortly after suffering from bell's palsy. He had episodes of slurred speech, numbness in his right arm, and memory loss in the past 2 weeks. When he was rushed to the hospital, he had taken MRI, MRA, CT scan, angiogram, and ultra sound on carotid arteries. He even had spinal taps done (3 times!). He was given anti-viral and antibiotics for days. His blood work was done. Nothing came out positive, except for proteins present in CSF and swelling of left side of his brain. He was discharged from the hospital and is still suffering from migraines and blackouts. The other day, I had a huge fight with him screaming and yelling but he does not remember what he said that day. He has trouble piecing together things that happened. Bits and pieces of memories are gone. The neurologists did not give him any other medication except Keppra for the seizures (spacing out). I am baffled at the doctor's diagnose. He was discharged but still suffering from the same symptoms that put him at the hospital in the first place. I need an opinion of someone who is familiar with this kind of symptoms. Please help!!!!