Lyme or mono

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I am 28 I started getting tired in about august or september after i was spending a lot of time working as much as possible as i was buying me and my fiance a house. I figured i had just wore myself down but kept pushing and got to hunting season where lack of sleep added to the working a lot. I started feeling really bad in december with almost no energy out of breath doing stuff i used to do easily and on December 21 my body basically shutdown. I got sick for 2-3 days diahrea not hungry brain fog headache felt like i couldnt breathe dizziness lightheaded high blood pressure and heart rate etc. Basically felt like a panic or anxiety attack. I basically had that feeling for 2 months straight. I lost 20 pounds and i only weighed 155 to start with. I went to several doctors and specialists ER rooms and all they found was low lymphocyte count low vitamin D a hiatal hernia and test positive for Ebv/mono. It has been 5 months i am still struggling i am better than i was those two months but still can not gain weight and if i do i will lose it all like get to 145 and lose it all in 7-10 days. Now i am getting random muscle tingling in my thigh and calf and side of my head. Still get nauseated when i eat and headaches daily with basically no energy and when i do try to push myself i feel much worse the next day. I got them to do a "lyme test" which i think was the ELISA but it was negative a few months ago and they thought i was stupid for asking. I just was gonna see what yalls thoughts were on it. I have never had anxiety before this sickness and hardly ever been actually sick until now but i think 5-6 months is plenty of time to heal up especially when i changed my whole diet and lifestyle to try to promote healing. I am just tired of being sick. I need a break from it. I want my life back.

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    Many times Lyme disease tests come back negative even if the person does have it. They are not very reliable. Another consideration is CIRS, all of your symptoms fit this illness.

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