I Have Q Fever

A Q Fever anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Q Fever. You're not alone. 22 People

    Newly Diagnosed, Lost Time Sufferer

    I was diagnosed with Q Fever in November of 2011, but my story starts back in July of 2008.I had a Shih-Tzu dog, that had been with me for 14 years. He started getting sick in 2006 or so, and the Vet said it was just old age and his heart and lungs not being able to keep up. They...
    ZenJPC ZenJPC
    9 Responses Mar 26, 2012

    Q Fever - I Am Suffering Too

      I have been in and out of hospitals for the past 4 years now. They did blood cultures and detect that I was actually suffering from chronic q fever. I got it from a tick bite.   I was treated with doxicyline and I felt better after 3 weeks, but after a few...
    karinkruger karinkruger
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Oct 29, 2009

    Chronic Q Fever

    I've had Chronic Q Fever since 2006, from a tick bite in rural Grundy County. Trying to find a doctor who is familiar with this disease has been a nightmare from the beginning. I'm still searching for one who has any real experience with it. I have a wonderful GP, and he...
    mollybmac mollybmac
    3 Responses Feb 27, 2010

    Q Fever, Lyme Disease And Probably Something Else

      I got bitten by a tick when I was about 10. Didn't noted. But ever since been with joint pain, stiff neck and back pain, fevers, and lots of other symptoms. Got really worse after my first child was born some 15 years later and decided to go to the doctor. Only got the...
    LymePortugal LymePortugal
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 16, 2013

    I Have Q Fever & Looking For Anyone Who Can Help!

    Hi, my name is Michelle Miller and I was diagnosed with Qfever in October of 2008.  I'm now consider to have Chronic Qfever because it's now 1 year later and I'm still fighting this horrible disease.  I'm looking for anyone who would like to share their stories with me...
    miller3m miller3m
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Oct 17, 2009

    I contracted q fever

    while visiting farms looking for a baby goat for my son for Easter in the spring of 2012. I was fatigued and my joints hurt something terrible. When it was finally unbearable I went to my GP and the first test was for lyme disease. Came back Negative. Ended up with Pneumonia...
    myfamilymatters myfamilymatters
    1 Response Aug 27, 2014

    Living With Hell (chronic Q Fever)

          Hi l am Dee Martin .         My life went from being a runner 10 k daily total fit ,and working hard on farm and loving it, too being totally sick daily for last two and 1/2years,and now being diag. with Q fever. l...
    DeeMartin DeeMartin
    2 Responses Jun 20, 2010

    Stil Q Vever Cronic---Doxili+Plaqnil--Help' Bat ....No Good So Many Drogs

    markdean13 markdean13
    41-45, M
    1 Response May 30, 2013

    Chronic Q Fever

    i have q fever since 9 -2009 chronic form.tretment doxilin + plaqanil.if somone know not conventional tretmant?
    markdean13 markdean13
    41-45, M
    1 Response Oct 18, 2012

    Struggle Street, How Life Seems Like It Will Never Be The Same

    Hi , my name is Bec and I was diagnosed with q fever in July 2010, My story is that I work as a veterinary nurse in sydney Australia and whilst at work assisting with a cat c- section I contracted q fever, at the time we had no idea, it was only 22 days later when I started...
    beccoventry beccoventry
    1 Response Mar 5, 2012
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