my symptoms started about 5-6 yrs ago...while living in maine...heaviness on shoulders stiff and painful neck...i developed arthritis in my fingers, ..lst quite a bit of weight .walked like i was drunk..it continued to get worse..mri showed..nothing.. bloodwork...the same....however a neurologist in maine labled it as gait ataxia ...also .found i had high blood pressure..and heart palpatations. recvd meds for both..moved back to my home state of ny bout 2 yrs ago..,,pain in neck and shoulders got worse..developed...what neurologist called "a dance" or chorea....one neuro in ny said it was not gait ataxia but could be paraneoplastic syndrome.........but after all tests.....no cancer was found..i .after asking two drs in my home town.if i had been tested for lyme.and getting a nooooooooooooo...and nooooooooooooo they would NOT test for it i .finally went to nyc to see a lyme specialist...he explained that a negative bloodtest didnt necessarilly mean i didnt have lyme.but he thot i did.i started a regimine of an antibiotic.....but after 2 mo..i just got worse..i traveled back for a 2nd appt..he told me i should have improved..in 2 mo.AND i probably had more than one bacteria and maybe a parasite....so he changed the meds to two different antibiotics...i started them 3 days ago.but because of some side effects..he has told me to stop them.......plus im feeling worse than ven 1 wk ago.............plz plz plz.......ANY IDEAS would be greatly appreciated??!!!!!!
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.