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I Have Familial Mediterranean Fever

A Familial Mediterranean Fever anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Familial Mediterranean Fever. You're not alone. 13 People

    FMF Surprise

    Good Evening, my name is jean, i finally got a Dx after MANY YEARS OF HOSPITAL VISITS, SURGURYS AND SCARE OF CANCER. COLCRYS MADE ME FEELGREAT FOR A GOOD WHILE. The pain , swelling, fevers, rash and unable to walk is back! Can any one tell me is FMF get worse? The Dr...
    jean0824 jean0824 41-45, F Sep 2, 2013

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    Finally, A Diagnosis

    My soon to be 11 year old son was recently diagnosed with FMF. He has been sick for a little over a year and has seen 4 specialists, made copious ER visits, missed 14 days of school in 1 month, has had gallons of blood drawn, finally got used to not participating in sports and...
    jennsky1 jennsky1 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2012

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
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    Picked up these babies at work today. I have 100 of these little guys. And they're even “sterilized by gamma radiation.” Fancy. I've been craving to have a razor near by. Maybe...
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