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Think i have Sporadic Fatal Insomnia!
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Think i have Sporadic Fatal Insomnia!

Hello.

I am 25 years old an for the 2 past months i gotten insomnia problems... i got stiff neck, headaches, lack of tearproduction,increased heart pulse and i also got twitching could i have Sporadic Fatal Insomnia?
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Avatar dr f tn
Hi,
How are you? What other symptoms are present? Sporadic fatal insomnia is a very rare condition and slow in its progression.  The cause is not known but  is associated with prions, which is an infection-causing protein. To rule this out, you need to have this checked by your doctor and have additional diagnostic tests done. Complete neurological examination and imaging studies such as PET and sleep study  may also be done. Take care and do keep us posted.
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Avatar m tn
do you really think i have it? has there been any cases of it in sweden?
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Avatar m tn
i got pain in the stomach,constipation,my right ear has decreased sound, i also gets anxiety and dizziness
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620923 tn?1452919248

  There are many conditions that could include those symptoms and I do believe the Dr was saying u should see ur Dr to find out if it is in fact this or possibly something else...there is no way he or neone could tell u  if u had a condition like this just from u telling us how u feel.

Please see ur Dr and get checked.
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Avatar m tn
i have been to the Dr but all they say are that i am imagine
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Avatar f tn
Do you still experience this
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