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I have been in the ER 4 times since October. The last two times were last week and 5 days apart. I am suspected to have Lyme and Co-infections. Anyways, I went to the ER for seizures and tremors. They shooed me out the door with a few Xanax and told me to follow up with a neurologist. I have no insurance so I couldn't. I was back last Sunday this time with Seizures, tremors and vertigo - vertigo started at the hospital when I was first seen for the seizures. Again, a few Valium and off I went. Well, I pulled up my labs online because I was told they were "normal" and I know that means nothing. In those 5 days my GFR went from 113 to 70, BUN (which was low at 7 in October, and 9 in January) went from 13 to 20 in 5 days. Creatine has been steady at .6 since October and is now at .9. I have full body muscle atrophy (due to the infections) and also do not eat a ton of meat so those numbers going up do not make sense. Especially with the decrease in GFR. I am not dehydrated. I also have had generalized edema since October. First it was legs and feet. Then trunk. Now under my eyes. I'm always some degree of swollen everywhere. I have also been saying for months (after I was put on Depakote for a couple weeks to which I had a HORRIFIC reaction and that started the swelling and many other things) that I feel TOXIC. My legs turn bright pink and purple. I get rashes all over now that come and go, bulging veins. I have flank pain that comes and goes. Fatigue has increased. Vertigo is awful. I'm so nauseous and appetite is decreasing. And in the last couple days my urine output has declined. I normally go every hour all day and several times a night. In the last 2 days I have only peed a couple times during the day. I do pee a lot at night still. I have taken 6-9 ibuprofen a day for probably 10+ years along with other meds. My question is should I be concerned about those numbers changing so fast? My chloride is also 109. Calcium, potassium, sodium have also increased but in range. I was also shocked to see my magnesium was not deficient I since that is one thing most of Americans are depleated of. Especially chronically sick people. Thanks in advance for the help!
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