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Chronic Fatigue because of Epstein Barr, what else can I do


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Old 01-16-2015, 06:48 AM   #1
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Chronic Fatigue because of Epstein Barr, what else can I do

I've had high levels of EBV for over a year. I have a few symptoms, mostly fatigue, brain fog. My doctor told me to basically just wait it out, but it's been a while and not getting better. I have new insurance that is pretty good starting in February, is there anything I can do to be more proactive? What kind of doctor should I go see in regards to this? ENT, Infectious Disease, or some homeopathic?

 
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Old 04-13-2015, 08:10 AM   #2
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Re: Chronic Fatigue because of Epstein Barr, what else can I do

I to have been diagnosed with EBV and just diagnosed last week with fibromyalgia. So many md's just don't get it and it's very sad. I have fired many md's that just didn't get me so don't settle unless your happy with them. My best decision was when I asked around ( co- workers, friends) who they recommended as primary care physician. Nope I didn't stay with the first few but attempt 3 over about 1 year brought me success. I found an md whom specializes in functional/ alternative medicine and couldn't be happier. I've only been with them about 3 months now but feel that finally someone is working to find the root cause of my medical problems. I was then on another health forum reading up on my symptoms when an ENT that specializes in fibromyalgia was mentioned and I located him, made an appt, drove 2 hours, and felt he completely understood my illness and told me of treatment recommendations. During my own research I found that cfs/ fm can have overlapping diseases. Please research that for more info. You will find that rheumatologists/ENT md's tend to recognize fibromyalgia and infectious disease/pain md's tend to recognize cfs. Based on my own research 1 disease can linger and lead into another hence the report I read on overlapping diseases. It takes a lot of testing and ruling diseases out. Carry your medical documents with you so you can provide lab results and other medical info to keep things moving forward for you.

 
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Old 08-17-2016, 01:26 PM   #3
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Re: Chronic Fatigue because of Epstein Barr, what else can I do

Hi, I'm on a mission to spread the word as much as I can about a link between my own chronic fatigue experience and dental work. Have either of you had much dental work done? Especially tooth extractions and/or mercury fillings? Please read up about dental cavitations and mercury poisoning if so. I'm hoping it's a life line for you both x

 
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