New Illness... I seem to keep getting sicker

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by LeightonLAM, Apr 2, 2007.

  1. LeightonLAM

    LeightonLAM New Member

    this morning i woke up with the symptoms of a urinary tract infection. I called my husband at work and asked him to bring me home some cranberry juice during his lunch break. He dropped it off and went back to work around 1 pm. By 3:00 my stomach was hurting in addition to the burning and frequent urination. By 5 pm it was so bad that i could hardly move. I called my doctors answering service and got a call back at 5:30. The doctor told me to go right to the ER.

    While i was there they did a urinalasis and an x ray of my abdomen. the results were awful. The only good thing was that the x ray showed no kidney stones.

    But my white count was 250 (250,000) !!!!!!!!!!!! The doctor said it was the worst UTI he had ever seen. I am very worried that it is more than just a UTI.

    Does anyone know if i should worry? My white count when i had sepsis was 42 (42,000) this seems really bad.
  2. bendy_kendy

    bendy_kendy New Member

    I dont have any avdice on what could be causing your syptoms and white count to be so out.

    But, i would suggest going to see a different doctor and showing him the results n ask what he thinks..


    Let us know on hoe things go

    Take care sweet
  3. blkkat

    blkkat New Member

    I'm not sure really what that means. but please while at this point in time ,( and yes its easier than said)) try and not worry.

    it will just start up your flair even more . do a craft or organize your closet ,or something to keep your mind off it ,till you hear from a specialist then go from there.

    stressing and looking it up non-stop doesn't help you. try and get some sleep. I'll pray for you ,if you don't mind. GOD BLESS--BLKKAT P.S please keep us up dated- we care and are here for you!!!!
  4. 139864

    139864 New Member

    Over the years I have suffered many water infections ,with each one being as nasty as the last one .They are less frequent now .
    The only thing that cleared them was antibiotics & drinking lots of boiled water .
    I do know what you are going through & you have my sympathy .Take GOOD care of yourself
    brenda uk
  5. clerty

    clerty New Member

    This is briliant for UTI infections I use it a lot !!!

  6. LeightonLAM

    LeightonLAM New Member

    Last night on the way home from the ER I had my husband stop at the store so I could get some cranberry juice. I bought several gallons and also several large containers of yogurt. (the cranberry juice is for the urinary tract infection. The yogurt is to prevent a yeast infection from the antibiotics.)

    I am going to call my doctor in another hour when the office opens up. I am hoping that this is just a UTI and not something worse.

    This morning my pain is somewhat better. I think that the shot of antibiotics that they gave me in the ER is starting to fight the infection.
  7. clerty

    clerty New Member

    the antibiotics kick in it will be better but I think we just seem to get things worse that othere people I had a cold last week and it has messed up my sinuses I am also on antibiotics.

  8. LeightonLAM

    LeightonLAM New Member

    I called and my doctor's office has no appointments with my doctor today, but the other doctor in the office has one. And she is the doctor that I spoke to last night.

    I am still in so much pain. The stomach pain is worse than when I was recovering from my c-sections.

  9. clerty

    clerty New Member

    I wish I could help you !!!


  10. Engel

    Engel New Member

    I am really sick too. I went to the DR and they put me on Lasix, an anti-biotic, and some pain medication. I feel like I am burning up (face).

    I had issues with IC (some kind of bladder infection) a few years ago. I was on meds constantly. I had been drinking cranberry juice daily prior to going on STD ... maybe it does make a huge difference?

    Hope you feel better soon ... I know I am a miserable mess. :-(

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