Could this be Lyme?

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Symptoms started in December and have gotten progressively worse:

Fatigue, lethargy, night sweats, flank pain, nocturia, yellow urine, sometimes smelly urine, restless feet (in day), weight loss, abdominal pain, tremors, pitting nails, muscle atrophy, muscle twitching, muscle cramps, crispy hair, low libido, no appeptite, nausea, dry skin, mental changes, and visual disturbances.... doctors can't find anything wrong. I keep going back for kidneys, but my BUN is 10-11 and my CCR is normal too... Lyme or some kidney infection? All my symptoms sound like uremia! Don't know where to turn, I know this isn't all from anxiety like the doctors think.


Renal Ultrasounds - normal size/shape

Metabolic Panel - Normal, sometimes slightly elevated blood sugar

CBC - normal, low MCV

VIT. D - low

Abdominal CT - normal

Xrays - normal

Urinalysis - sometimes normal, sometimes micro RBC, sometimes mucus

Please help

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    no thyroid or adrenal tests, no vit d  tests  or minerals test?  .lyme mimincs other disease and  causes other disease. i have adrenal fatiquge and low thryoid, back probls heart head kidney dry skin nearly bald veryunwell and just ben tested positive for lyme,  i presume youare i n the usa? i thinkmore doc  are  there thanthe uk for lyme, but you could get tested privately.
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    do check your b12 & folate levels.  low b12 can cause most of the symptoms mentioned.   do u have kidney pain or cystitis with the nocturia?
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      is there a possibility that  you maybe  having 'adrenal' pain rather than kidney pain - similar location. it's easy to have your adrenals checked by a saliva sample.  doc could also have you're cortisol etc. checked.

        i'd  strongly advice to have your b12 & folate levels checked as b12 can cause SOOOOOOOOOOO  many  debilitating  symptoms  similar to ME/CFS, Lyme etc.. do have look at the website 'HealthUnlocked' in the Pernicous Anaemia Society (PAS) section & cross check your symptoms. b12 deficiency  is a very prevalent condition that's rarely checked for by medics with devastating consequences. 

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