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Dizziness, blackouts, eyesight loss with normal BRAIN SCANS. Cause?

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Hi, I have been having quite bad symptoms over the last five years.

I have had around 50 different blood tests, brain scans, checked numerous times for heart rate blood pressure etc.

I have had to go to ER with symptom such as dizziness, blackouts, eye sight loss etc.

So far there I have had no diagnosis, but I was bitten by a tick around five years old patientago that turned into the bulls eye rash.

At first I was prescribed hydrocotisone cream by the doctor, but around 1-2 years old patientlater (after suffering badly) the link was made with he bite and I had tests for Lyme disease done. The test was negative and no diagnosis made.

The symptoms have carried on but are gradually getting worse.

My main question is, does a bulls eye rash mean Lyme? and are the Lyme tests always right?

What should my next actions be? The symptoms are getting worse by the day.

I have had no diagnosis for any illness whatsoever and prescribed no medication, but there is something wrong.

Many Thanks



My Current Symptoms

Feel very tired almost all of the time – last 5 years

Have bouts of weakness, like my energy is instantly drained, need to lie down (lasts anywhere from 10 mins – 2hours) – last 4 years

Brain Fog – cannot concentrate on task even though I know what to do, feels like I am dehydrated in my head (best way to explain it) – One full week out of every month for last 3 years. Tried everything to stop it diet, extra sleep, more water, nothing can stop it. Once it starts it lasts at least a week.

Very short term memory loss, e.g trying to think of a simple word but can’t – last couple of years

Heart Pain and Palputations – Last few years

Eyesight goes blurry (best way to explain it) – last 3 years

Alopecia spot at back of head – past three years

Knee pain – last couple years old patienton and off

Neck pain constant – since 2010

Headaches all day – very sporadic areas at different intervals

Ears ringing – as far as I can remember, affects sleeping some nights.

Left elbow hurting – started last year

Lower back pain – past year +

Finger nails pitted quite badly – last 4+ years

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Thanks for your query at
I understand your concern
Test for Lyme disease is not 100 % sensitive. Diagnosis is based on correlation of clinical symptoms, history and investigations. Bull eye lesion, if correctly observed and confirmed by a physician is pathognomic of Lyme's disease i.e. it is specific for the disease.
I would advice you take Lyme test again and also brain CSF examination for chronic meningitis to rule out the brain involvement
Plese get back to me with results
Fell free to discuss

Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

Currently Resident Physician, in MD Radiodiagnosis - Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Chennai
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