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I have Addison's Disease 22 People

    Addisons. Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome Type 1

    I have polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type 1, my condition is very rare, so i do most ofthe researching by myself, i was diagnosed in yr 6 and am almost in year 11, it has had me thinking for the past few weeks and i really just need an insight from someone who has this. My...
    sheakyshea sheakyshea 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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    Battling To Get Diagnosis For Possible Addison's

    Hi there I live in a third world country in Africa and am really battling. My questions are: 1) If your normal ACTH and Cortisol blood tests are normal, does that mean that a ACTH stimulation test will turn up negative for Addison's as well? 2) I am on cortisone treatment for...
    Simone1974 Simone1974 36-40, F Oct 18, 2012

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    21 yrs of screaming the place down with pain,

    unbelievable fatigue, no diagnosis for 10 yrs, there was no internet back then. When I finally got diagnosed with fms I was put on drugs but am chemically sensitive so ended up unable to move for a week each time. I didn't believe the diagnosis because none of the remedies...
    tubbypurple tubbypurple 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    The Path Of Addison's Disease

    I was 27 years old, it was August, 1978, and I had just gone through a complete body cramp that was so painful it cut off my breathing. I was so weak from not being able to eat and was looking out the window. "I'm going to die". It was a simple statement of fact. I was not scared...
    ssfrisky ssfrisky 61-65 Sep 10, 2012

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    Had Enough Of This Disease

    Been diagnosed with addisons 2 yr ago since Christmas been struggling with skin irritation sensitivity anyone else have this
    Tinagriffiths Tinagriffiths 31-35, F Feb 10, 2013

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    Addison Disease

    i was diagnosed with Addison disease when i was fourteen years old i began not feeling well developed a very dark tan and started to loose my appetite. at first my family and i thought nothing of it and doctors would tell me i don't have anything wrong with me. then it started to...
    draven1000 draven1000 22-25 2 Responses Sep 6, 2012

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    My Daily Struggles...

    I was diagnosed with Addison's disease 13 yrs ago. At first it was difficult and I was sick a lot until the drs found the right mix of mede. I take hydrocortisone and florinef. I have been told I need to reduce my hydrocortisone (25 mg daily) as it will cause me issues in the...
    hopingforabetterlife hopingforabetterlife 41-45 2 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    With Sept being thyroid awareness month, I wanted to share my experience w/ thyroid disease. Within a yr of separating from the Air Force in 2005, I started experiencing strange...
    afdragon afdragon 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I know what you're going through and I'm so sorry that you are. When I read this group and the postings in it, I cried the entire time because your experiences are eerily close to...
    smgreen1703 smgreen1703 22-25, F Aug 24

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    I was diagnosed about 3 years ago. Been sick for at least 5 years, probably longer. I have tried many meds and still can't get my disease out of an active state. Not sure what...
    Enaed Enaed 46-50, F Aug 29

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    I have really amazing news!!! I received Radioactive Iodine treatment about 4 months ago due to an incredibly large flare up that left me sick for a couple of months. But the...
    CharliBrown CharliBrown 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I believe it's a disease. It's sad that girls find that the right way to go even though everyone is best the way they are. No one should feel they need to change in order to keep...
    KingOfPerfection KingOfPerfection 16-17, M Sep 6

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    I'm pretty sure I have Lyme Disease... And after reading everyone's experiences, I am almost positive. I pulled a tick off of me about three years ago and developed the signature...
    Efmatthe9 Efmatthe9 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I have polycystic kidney disease. The largest cyst measures 6cm in right and 5cm in left kidney. the latest scan report says that 'corticomedullary differentiation lost in with...
    aneetasree aneetasree 31-35, F Aug 22

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    Yesterday, something happened to me that scared the crap out of me. For more than ten years, I have had Ménière's disease. I was shopping in Target when I was suddenly hit with...
    scottdavidsmith scottdavidsmith 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I'm 29 y.o. now. Living in eastern Europe. For 8 year I'm aware that I have Lyme Disease. 8 years ago my neurological (only - no joint pain) blew up my life. I was a second college...
    someSadMan someSadMan 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    Depression is not a disease, you cant catch it you can not spread it, and depression can not be "cured" in the same way as say diabetes or a flu *rolls eyes*
    xXAriannaXx xXAriannaXx 13-15, F Sep 6

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    Last year in August I got extremely sick. So sick that I passed out in a grocery store and ended up in the hospital. They said I was just dehydrated. Gave me some fluids and sent...
    connorelaine connorelaine 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Recently I have found out that I have got a STD, which I have apparently had for a while now. I didn't realize that the pains I was having and had for a while could even be...
    littlewozit18 littlewozit18 18-21, F Aug 23

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    Can someone here explain to me the kind of pain and location they had/have during issues with their liver? And any other symptoms? I have been having mild but persistent acking...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I have gitelmans syndrome. Ya it's weird... Anyone else?
    Keekeem Keekeem 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I found out I have Celiac in 2008. I cannot eat bread, pasta, or cereal that contains wheat, barley, or rye. Anyone want to share recipes for gluten free?
    jrice356 jrice356 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I was diagnosed 7 years ago, after my first child was born. I was lucky enough not to experience any significant symptoms until just recently...and it just seems to be heading...
    suzeq42 suzeq42 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I suffered trauma-induced anorexia. Eating was very difficult for me. I was so frail, my mental facilities began to break down, and I was in constant physical pain. I had to go on...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I really think my depression is bad i need a person.... I don't laugh or play or smile in stuck in a dark room with the lights off I'm very pale and feel like a vampire....help...
    Foreverdepressed1211 Foreverdepressed1211 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I have not been diagnosed as of yet, I am 47 and use to be a fairly healthy drinker, all tests are normal,but I can tell something is very wrong. Dull pain under right rib cage...
    skyriter88 skyriter88 46-50 4 days ago

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    My family has known for a while that our mother has the early onset on Alzheimer's and we have watched her quickly go down hill. Early yesterday she called us and told us that my...
    ColumbiaTiger ColumbiaTiger 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    What if chemical imbalances arent. What if new diseases are made. History of food. Cornflakes were supposedly used to control young boys libidos. What else was coated...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    This sounds so stupid, like if your ill, go doctors and get better right? But I'm actually petrified. I've had a large array of symptoms over the past couple of years ranging from...
    AsherMae AsherMae 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    My life's on my mind don't wanna think about it feels like i'm going insane it's a theft in the night to come and grab you a disease of the mind it can control you it's too late...
    Yovanna Yovanna 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I have been straight. Raised that way and never questioned it. I school I got drunk at a dorm party. I mean blind couldn't walk back to my room sh*t faced. A "friend" grabbed...
    keith60 keith60 61-65, M 6 hrs ago

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    A Go Fund Me page has been set up, but it doesn't really seem as if the people who know me even want to take a look at it - it's like they don't care.I am looking for $250 to cover...
    cosmicdear cosmicdear 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one...
    lonelytone lonelytone 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    I just got diagnosed two weeks ago with ulcerative colitis. I'm lucky I caught it early, my brother had a lot of complications when he was diagnosed with crohns disease. I'm 22...
    cmandel cmandel 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have hepatitis B. But I don't know where, when, or how I got it. I just turned 27 in June. And just a day before my birthday, I woke up feeling like I have been crushed by a lawn...
    confusedHepB confusedHepB 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I have became closer to God ever since my mother have been diagnosed with Breast Cancer. I'd pray everyday to God to take away her pain and stress. I know my mom would not always...
    beautifulannaa beautifulannaa 18-21, F 1 Response 49 mins ago

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    I have struggled with my husband's disease for at least 25 years of the 36 we've been married. I never realized that I married into this disease, as I was always the kind of...
    Stndingrl Stndingrl 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Hi my name is Jaime I am 29 years old and in 2006 I was diagnosed with a very rare kidney disease called Gittleman's Syndrome its so rare that not very many people in the United...
    GSwife1313 GSwife1313 26-30 Sep 4

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    With the recent death of Robin Williams, suicide has become a hot topic of discussion. As I read the many thoughts shared on the matter, I’m actually frightened by a popular...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I was recently married and working at a full time job at a medical clinic. We were having our yearly wellness exam for our insurance. Not even 2 days later, I received my results...
    Ilovetosing626 Ilovetosing626 26-30, F Aug 22

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    So I was sitting in the waiting room at the doctors office, the other day. And as I'm sitting there a woman with Down's syndrome came in and sat down. She must have been in her...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 29

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    Affordable Cosmetic Dentistry London. While conventional dentistry focuses on oral hygiene and preventing, diagnosing and treating oral disease, cosmetic dentistry concentrates...
    Undeng769 Undeng769 26-30, M Aug 29

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    i fell in love with my best friend when i was 17, her name was sarah.we always done everything together, even went to the same art course. she helped me out through some dark times...
    Thebrokengingerbreadman Thebrokengingerbreadman 22-25, M Sep 4

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    i fell in love with my best friend when i was 17, her name was sarah.we always done everything together, even went to the same art course. she helped me out through some dark times...
    Thebrokengingerbreadman Thebrokengingerbreadman 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Laser eye surgery in under a month l have no option but to try this l have a severe case of this disease and have to be taken off all of my steroids due to health risk/problems...
    Tspklondon Tspklondon 26-30, F Sep 6

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    At 12 I started to notice a mood and personality change and have chalked up my sadness, mood swings, lack of interest, and inconsistent insomnia to near comatose states to being a...
    Bobbyckat Bobbyckat 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    At 12 I started to notice a mood and personality change and have chalked up my sadness, mood swings, lack of interest, and inconsistent insomnia to near comatose states to being a...
    Bobbyckat Bobbyckat 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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