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... Or should I be avoiding the sun altogether? ... (5 replies)
... I have recently been diagnosed with Lyme's Disease and am currently being treated with two 100 mg tabs of doxycycline two times each day. Since my sun sensitivity is very high, I want to know if there is another antibiotic that would work as well and not make me so sun sensitive. ... (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. ... (5 replies)

... Doxy is tough in the summertime because of the sun sensitivity. Seems like Doxy might be a better choice for the fall especially the way the seasons go in Massachusetts. ... (1 replies)
Jun 26, 2006
... I knew I had plenty of doxy in my system though because I would definitely have serious sun sensitivity when I was on it and so I just assumed I was absorbing it. It affected my skin, so it must have been affecting the rest of me too, you know what I mean? ... (26 replies)
... thigh muscles, and severe headache. I went to my primary doctor. My primary thought that it was probably Lime disease, took a blood test, and gave me 10 days of Doxycycline 100mg 2x Dailey. My doctor told me that the test would probably be negative ,but if it was indeed Lyme,the Doxy would kill it. ... (18 replies)
... Brain barrier. It does not cause the same sun sensitivity issues as doxycycline, but you should still avoid the sun for more than a few minutes as it can cause pigmentation issues. ... (7 replies)
... Doxycycline may decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills. Use a second method of birth control while taking doxycycline to ensure protection from unintended pregnancy. ... (28 replies)
May 17, 2005
... I noticed a few new moles on my shoulders and face after taking doxycycline which can cause an increased sensitivity to the sun. After that I switched to newer sunscreen with spf 60. For the past week though I've been on IV Rocephin and haven't had sun problems. ... (9 replies)

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