i have suffered these same symptoms the last three years during the early spring only. the symptoms mimic the flu and the skin sensitivity feels like sunburn without the heat and this year is extremely annoying, particularly on my back, torso sides, and back of the arms. i am incredibly fatigued (unreasonably so) and can barely muster enough energy to get through my day. i am a night owl and don't usually go to bed until after midnight but lately have been calling it a day anywhere between six and nine o'clock in the evenings.
two years ago i had an mri for multiple sclerosis (the symptoms were very similar) but i can't imagine the temporary symptoms are indicative of the disease. i can only guess it's some kind of spring allergy. both previous years i have had the symptoms they disappeared weeks after appearing this same time of year.
I do at the moment. I have been in bed for the last few days with normal flu like symtoms such as high fever, headache, sore eyes ect and have felt too tired tired to even get up. (Not normal for someone like me who goes to the gym, plays sport and is a landscaper) The last day my headache has gotten a little better but my throat has become infected and my skin is very sensitive to touch, mainly around my back and chest. This has never happened before so I too was looking to find out if this was normal.
My daughter has been experiencing these exact symptoms for quite some time, accompanied by weakness in her hands (i.e., it's been harder to pick objects up). She DOES have Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, but it's only in one knee joint; these symptoms are all over. She is only 20 years old and not very active (she doesn't have energy to be more active). The skin sensitivity really grabbed my attention--that has been of longer duration, while the extreme fatigue and hand problems are relatively recent. I would appreciate any additional information.
My wife does. Even rubbing her back or arms is painful for her. It seems to be more prevalent when there are overcast skies or storms approaching so I wonder if it is related to barometric pressure. She gets tired and very sensitive to touch, sore and achy all over. Does this sound like anything you are experiencing?
I know this is a 4 year old post but I am going nuts trying to solve this issue.
Like one of the other posters, my symptoms mimic the flu and the skin sensitivity feels like sunburn without the heat, particularly on my back, arms and legs.
My kids and wife have to ask whether they are allowed to touch me. It is the light touch which is the most painful.
I am fatigued and just plod around during the day. I also get puffed out easily. I tried exercising and just don't have the energy.
Symptoms come and go over the last few years. They have been pretty constant for about a month now.
It maybe due to lack of sleep/stress levels/alcohol/food allergy? I'm not sure about it being seasonal.
Epsom Salt bath gives temporary relief. Also, when oxytocin levels are high, I get temporary relief as well.
I have had full blood/urine tests. I have a defect on the MTHFR gene like about 50% of the population, and was also very high in Cadmium levels.
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