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Old 03-26-2022, 10:46 PM #11
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So update, my autistic friend went to the doctor again and found out her medications for her pre existing conditions(s) were at a dangerously low dose causing a lot of the physical issues she was experiencing so her previous doctors had been completely irresponsible. The diabetes type symptoms appear to be a separate problem from her GI track that may be treatable to reverse the diabetes. The seizures also appear to be epilepsy occurring separate from the medication screw up.
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I hope they're feeling better very soon. It's so difficult with having multiple conditions. Sounds as if their doctor is helping sort it all out now. Epilepsy isn't uncommon for those with autism diagnosis unfortunately. I forget the stats but it isn't that low. My two never had seizures thankfully.

Autism and Seizures: Whats the Connection?- Autism Research Institute

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So this person's other issues are due to Lyme disease that had been untreated.
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Hi funnylegs, thanks for the update. That's shocking news about your friend but at least they have found the cause of some of those problems at last. I hate to think of how much inflammation has been going on in their body. Just terrible. Hopefully with treatment now their arthritis and other original issues can be helped and that there is not in too much ongoing damage and pain. I wonder how long she's had it. Undiagnosed, late stage Lyme can have so many terrible consequences.
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