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Date Joined Jun 2008
Total Posts : 7
   Posted 7/11/2008 9:36 PM (GMT -6)   
I just got out of the hospital yesterday.I need your help.The other day my mouth produce so much saliva .That i could not keep it in my mouth.
Than i got so hot i started sweating,My clothes were soaking wet in 5 min.U could wring water out of them.I changed again and than i started shaking.It was like I had the chills but with very violent shaking.
The ambulance was called my b/p was pretty high.When i got to the hospital I had a grand mal.I shook so hard i bite my tongue 5 times.I was awake and aware all the time except during the grand mal.
I shook from 5pm till 2am with stopping every so often for a few min.The only thing that stopped it was when the doc gave me ativan in the iv.The neuro in the hospital said to see my family doc.I stayed 2 days with no answers.
Lupus,MS,rheumatoid arthritis,seizures,high b/p,histoplasmosis,gastroporisis,parathyroid disorder,asthma,kidney stones,rapid heart beat,low sodium disorder,and about 3 other minor problems,
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Date Joined Jan 2006
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   Posted 7/14/2008 4:49 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi there,
Im not a 100% sure whether you are looking for me to answer a specific question or not so if I miss the point, please tell me.
This sounds like something that a neuro should be looking at. My immediate unprofessional opinion is that it sounds like a sz caused by a viral infection (Hence the sweats & fluctuations in temp). Have they done bloodwork to confirm or rule out infection? Have they given you meds to come home with? It sounds like they dealt with the immediate problem and didnt much care about the long term answer to be honest.
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