- CASE FILE
9 doctors. No diagnosis. 15 yr old chronic headaches, migraines, joint pain, facial numbness, sleep issues, all blood and MRI normal
ABOUT THIS CASE FILE
Sept 2012 walking pneumonia took infectious disease to diagnosis after 2 months.
Sept to Nov 2014 chronic throat infections had tonsils and adenoids removed.
Sept 2016 severe bells palsy caused by tick virus, not lyme. Took 6 months for recovery with minimal permanent eye paralysis.
Since Sept 2018, 9 doctors, left side facial numbness without paralysis. Chronic headache in back of the head with migraines, fainting. Joint pain, joint stiffness, fatigue, chills, ear pain with migraines cognative issues, MRI with and without contrast normal. All bloodwork is normal. 9 doctors. Antidepressants, epilepsy drugs, ex headache, migraine and otc headache meds. Cdb oil, migraine vitamins and magnesium. Steroids., reiko. Very irritable!!
Was told at our last neurologist appt. At Children's hospital of Philadelphia that at some point you have to stop looking for a diagnosis and work on treating the symptoms. Stopped all meds, using a cefaly stimulator once a day and waiting to see if a nerve block in the back.of the head was approved by the insurance.
Pediatrician, dentist, eye doc, 2 neurologist, ENT, cardiologist, infectious diseases, ob/gyn. With no answers or diagnosis. More symptoms happen every day