Classic Fluoroquinolone Toxicity Symptoms for Years that Doctors Have Not Acknowledged

by Debbie
(Corpus Christi, Texas)

Years ago I had used CIPRO for urinary tract infections, and had also been given CIPRO as a "preventative" medication before, during and after a trip to Mexico. I also gave it to my children at the time. I was healthy and never had any health issues...

Thinking back, I had a meniscus tear in my knee, that gave me fits, and started losing cartieige in my same knee, shortly after returning from my trip to Mexico. No injury or exertion from sports. So it was a mystery how it even happened. I ultimately had to have it repaired years later, and still have knee issues as it never healed properly and the cartilege is now completely gone. Bone on bone. Not long after, same with my shoulder. No accident or injury, but ended up with rotator cuff surgery.

Then my achilles tendons began to become sore and tender. Some days walking is extremely difficult. I've complained to every doctor I've ever seen, and they dismiss it. NO ONE takes me seriously. Oddly, my son, who is now in his 20's and took the CIPRO I had given him has the same issues with his achilles tendons. I had never put 2 and 2 together nor ever even heard it could have all been from the CIPRO.

I've been dealing with this for 15 years now. I do have temporary loss of vision. All tests come back with NOTHING wrong. My joint pain has now been diagnosed as Rhuematoid arthritis, and I now take injections of Methotrexate, which I have heard is also dangerous.

I'm in pain and miserable a lot... I've had insomnia for years. I don't even remember what it feels like to fall asleep naturally.. I was told it was menopause. My latest is the tendon in my elbow. I was told it was tendonitis, but I don't exercise vigorously or use my arms in any sports... So is this a progressive thing?

I'm stunned by what I've been reading about the toxicity, and appear to be a classic case. Now I'm afraid for my son. I would welcome any help or advice you can offer.

Totally dumbfounded and very angry.


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Not acknowledging Fluoroquinolone Toxicity Symptoms
by: Kerri Knox, RN The Immune System Queen

Hi Debbie,

I can imagine how angry you would be after discovering that years of health issues could have been prevented, or at least dealt with years ago if only doctors had recognized what they were.

Unfortunately, doctors are simply not trained to recognize these problems despite the fact that a significant number of people experience them, and there are hundreds of thousands of complaints of these problems that have been reported to the FDA.

I confess that when I was working in hospitals, I hadn't a clue about the effects of these drugs, and someone could very well have complained about joint or tendon pain while taking the drugs and I would never have connected the two. It was only after I stopped working in hospitals and began working in Functional Medicine and natural health that I was alerted to the problems with these drugs and was able to recognize the widespread problems that have come from the liberal administration of these drugs to so much of the population.

So, for the next steps? I would suggest that you get my book The Fluoroquinolone Toxicity Solution and get both you and your son on the protocol. Don't think that you've had this for too long for it to be effective. I've had people notify me that were diagnosed with the 'junk' diagnosis of Fibromyalgia for 20 years, but were able to make great improvements using the protocol.

Even autoimmune diseases like Rheumatoid Arthritis can be improved or even put into remission when the underlying problems are resolved. And the 'basic' protocol can be followed for life for someone like your son who might not be severely damaged, but has the genetic tendencies that allow him to be damaged and to potentially acquire an autoimmune disease from these genetic predispositions.

I hope this helps, and we look forward to hearing about your progress on the forums. Good luck. We're here to help.

Kerri Knox RN Immune Health Queen

Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune System Queen
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PS: Don't forget that I wrote the book on Fluoroquinolone Toxicity. Get The Fluoroquinolone Toxicity Solution today and get the best available program to end your struggle with the symptoms of Fluoroquinolone damage and toxicity today.

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by: Anonymous

OK l took ciproflaxin and l had two torn meniscus and had surgery on both knees, l still have to go to physical therapy to learn to walk again. I am middle age and thought a chiropractic twisted my knees and now l may seek a lawsuit against the manufacturer.

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