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Lyme and als
Oct 1, 2005
... Hi airey. I have Lyme disease and have never heard this. Lyme disease is known as the great imitator because its symptoms mimic those of many other diseases including ALS. Many people who have Lyme were first diagnosed with other illnesses such as ALS, MS, CFS, and Fibromyalgia. ... (1 replies)
... My mom was diagnosed with ALS in April, and it was very hard, but now she tested positive for Lyme disease, I'm really confused they call Lyme disease the Great pretender...... ... (6 replies)
... Our son was diagnosed three years ago with ALS. At our request blood tests were submitted to two labratories specializing in lyme disease and it was confirmed he had been exposed to the lyme spirochete. ... (5 replies)

... Please look into Lyme disease. Your symptoms sound like the classic case. Try to find a Lyme literate doctor in your area to get appropriate tests done. I was in your shoes last year and thought I had als, ms, fibro etc. Lyme can mimic these to a T. ... (12 replies)
... My husband has similar symptoms to those mentioned, muscle weakness, leg and arm pain, legs sometimes just stop working, breathing problems. ... (6 replies)
... Lou Gehrig's and it is likely you are too young. Have you been tested for lyme disease? ... (5 replies)
... Carolina Girl, I highly recommend that your husband be tested for Lyme disease and the other tickborne co-infections. It is very important to see a knowledgeable doctor. There is one in Huntersville, NC who comes very highly recommended. Would you like the name? (14 replies)
... If you may have ALS, you may want to consider Lyme disease as a possibility. ... (13 replies)
... If you may have ALS, please consider Lyme disease as a possibility. ... (7 replies)
... My symptoms starting improving about the third or fourth day of the doxy treatment. ... (4 replies)
... I have lyme disease and was one of those people who went through a lot of misdiagnosis. One of the things suspected was ALS. ... (11 replies)
... theorizes that ALS could be the end stage of Lyme Disease. This is due to the fact that many ALS signs and symptoms exactly mirror the symptoms of Lyme Disease. As well, she states that her test has found that most if not all blood sent to her from ALS patients, were positive for Lyme. ... (13 replies)
... Foot drop could be a symptom of Lyme too? ... (6 replies)
... ALS is commonly diagnosed when the real condition is Lyme Disease... ... (6 replies)
... als is a very scary disease, lyme is survivable. ... (6 replies)
... spine or both. MS effects the central nervous system which includes the spine. People with MS that have certain symptoms can trace there symptoms to lesions in the spine not the brain. MS is a very different disease for everyone that is diagnosed. ... (3 replies)
... Rob, I am happy to help. There is an excellent Lyme doctor in DC named Dr. Kenneth Singleton. If he is not taking new patients, ask them for a referral. ... (6 replies)
... Hi teacher in NoVA. I agree with your husband that you may have Lyme disease. I have Lyme, that is why I was asking you about other symptoms. ... (3 replies)
... First off, contrary to what others may tell you Lyme exists in Australia...the government has evidence of its presence there and I have posted this evidence on other "Australian" posts. ... (6 replies)
May 1, 2004
... Some people who were first diagnosed with ALS or who have ALS type symptoms were later found to have tickborne illnesses. ... (9 replies)

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