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I Have Chagas Disease

A Chagas Disease anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Chagas Disease. You're not alone. 2 People

    Please Tell Me If You Took Nifurtimox Or Benznidazole.

    Their severe side effects really worry me. Have you looked into natural remedies? I am very concerned about the effectiveness of treatment since I'm past the acute stage and I've had it for god knows how long... Maybe seven years - I'm 19 now. I just found out in January. I have...
    SopheeP SopheeP 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 24, 2010

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    Chagas Disease

    yes my name is wayne i have been told by two doctors that iused to have chagas.but i still have symptoms of it.i used colloidal silver and it helped alot with symptoms .but i still get cold real easy .especialy feet has anyone found anything that will keep feet warm or a cure for...
    cocassion cocassion 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 24, 2012

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    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 1 Response Jun 30

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    Toriwho Toriwho 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    keroseneyes keroseneyes 26-30, F Jul 4

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    InsecureEcho InsecureEcho 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Like Holes..like if I see them in the frost they like scare me or like videos of oversized pores with like rocks in them or a disease. (I've had this phobia forever)
    KarleeJo23 KarleeJo23 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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