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... Or should I be avoiding the sun altogether? ... (5 replies)
... Hi Christina. Yes, hair loss can be a symptom of Lyme disease. Lyme affects people differently, and it can cause many seemingly unrelated symptoms. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Christina and welcome. ... (5 replies)

... Mickie, that's wonderful news that you are doing so well! Thanks for the information about the doxycycline--wow, blisters! I will be very careful. Best, Christina (5 replies)
... I am glad the symptom rating system is helpful! ... (5 replies)
... Ticker, thanks for that info! I thought it was a low dosage compared to some of the amounts you all have mentioned. My GP mentioned this being "the first phase" of treatment, or something to that effect. ... (5 replies)
... I went to 2 doctors and received prescriptions for 6 weeks of Doxycycline. 8 weeks after completing the doxycycline I went back to my doctor and took the B. BURGDORFERI AB SCREEN and was less than .90. I know there are a lot of false negatives from these tests so will retest in 1 year. ... (20 replies)
... and hopefully it was enough. with me it wasnt enough! and it came back 5 months after in initial treatment. ... (20 replies)
... My 11 year old son was diagnosed with Lyme 3 weeks ago. He finished his last dose of doxycycline last night. Here is my concern..... Last week we went to the shore and stupid me did not put sunscreen on him soon enough. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for your response. My daughter, who is 13, was diagnosed with Lyme and Ehrlichia in May. She was on doxycycline at 100 mg for the first 2 weeks, then 200mg for five days and then 150mg for four weeks. She had to be outside for school and she quickly got a very uncomfortable burn. ... (5 replies)
... Minocycline is an alternative to the sun but I am not sure if it is as effective if just diagnosed. Ask you LLMD and see what he says. ... (2 replies)
... Oh my God Mark, absolutely positively do NOT take doxycycline if you are going to be in the sun!!!!! ... (8 replies)
... What dose of Doxycycline are you taking? ... (17 replies)
... Hi Trust1, I'm so glad you are seeing an LLMD, I am guessing he'll increase your doxy dose soon. When I took doxy and flagyl, I took 600 mg doxy and 1100 mg flagyl. ... (11 replies)
Jun 25, 2006
... Hi, welcome to the board. I"m sorry you have lyme, but I'm glad you are here because you'll get good information and support. ... (26 replies)
... Some tips when taking Doxy. Do not have any dairy or magnesium products two hours before or after the Doxy or it will not be absorbed properly. Avoid the sun. You can get a severe burn in minutes even when wearing sunscreen. Do not lay down for at least an hour after taking it or you can ulcerate your esophagus. ... (14 replies)
Jun 25, 2006
... Hi M and welcome. ... (26 replies)
... The Doxy and Diflucan should be okay, but call a pharmacist or the doctor to make sure it is and if they should be taken together or separately. ... (3 replies)
... This is my first time on the healthboards. ... (3 replies)
... I think it really depends on the person and their personal situation. My symptoms seem to fluctuate daily, weekly, and sorta monthly. You might feel worse the first few weeks, might feel worse montly, or you might feel worse off and on during the whole course of the Doxy. ... (1 replies)

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