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If anyone has any advice on what this may be please post a response.

Bear with me i'm putting as much information in here as I can) I don't know if this had anything to do with it but the more information I put the more help I'm hoping to recieve or the more accurate of help I'm hoping to recieve. About 6 months ago I started to have really weird sensations on my scalp the top of my head felt numb and then the back. Occassionly it felt like there was a lot of pressure in my head around my ears almost as if I was on an airplane and the altitude was very high. After that I started devolping sypmtoms such as my eyes would ache and I would get minor headaches that hurt alot but would go away as soon as stress went away. These headaches occured mainly when I was stressed or had to think very hard. I have experienced decreased concentration and what seems to be slight memory loss. People tell me I'm yelling when I think that I'm only whispering because thats what it sounds like to me. This next symptom is hard to describe but I can only describe it is if i feel like i havent slept in terms of my mind getting rest my body doesn't ache but I feel like i havent slept. I feel not necessarilly dizzy but off in terms of vision but I can get dizzy. These symptoms are constant and they worsen extremely when I've had little or no sleep or I'm exposed to light esp. flourescent lights. I went to the doctor under my fathers insurence but he insisted to come along and somehow pursued the doctor that it was all in my head and so she didn't really work very hard on trying to figure out what was wrong. I had 3 blood tests in all of them my white blood cell count was high, in one of them my Co2 levels were low. Everything else that I can remember was normal. I had a CT scan done on my brain and it came out clean.

Please if anyone has any information about these symptoms and what may be going on with me it would be greatly apprecieted if someone replied. I'm a 20 year old college student and I had to take off a semester and maybe more until I figure out whats wrong because of how crippling the symptoms are. I've become virtually homebound I can't really travel and I'm always in the dark.

If you are experiencing these problems also maybe you can add me it would be great to have someone to talk to that is going through the same thing.
Thank you.
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sounds like cfs , or me . im no expert tho ! they are both unrecognised medically in my country but in usa is more well known , there is a forum for fibromyalgia and cfs folk go there .copy and paste this there see what they come up with ! x x
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Could be lyme disease.  Fibromylgia and chronic fatigue (myalgic encephalomyelitis) are "syndromes" meaning a group of symptoms with no known cause.  Many people get these secondary to a viral or bacterial infection like lyme disease, epstein barr virus and others.  These are just things you can look into.  I do not think it's in your head.
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