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... I'm pregnant and have read too much and scared myself to death worrying about Lyme Disease. ... (7 replies)
... I have been having many symptoms of Lyme Disease and I just went today for my first test, the Western Blot? ... (3 replies)
... I'm sorry, Jen. I certainly don't want to offend anyone. I'm just a worrier since I'm pregnant. ... (7 replies)

... Hi, Welcome to the board. Testing for lyme is not accurate. Did your doctor run a Western Blot test for Lyme? ... (2 replies)
... or Lyme rash. Furthermore upstate New York is one of the most Lyme endemic regions of the country. ... (19 replies)
... Many of your symptoms certainly could be caused by Lyme disease. You do not have to have a "bullseye" rash to have Lyme, many people with Lyme never have a rash at all. Also, many of them do not recall a tick bite. It is very important to find a doctor who is knowlegable about Lyme disease to evaluate you. ... (1 replies)
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... had been begging me to take a Lyme Disease test for months. Apparently, 9 out of 10 of his chronic fatigue and fybromyalgia patients tested positive with Lyme. ... (4 replies)
... This is my first post on the forums. My last few weeks have been treacherous. Please allow me to share my lengthy story. ... (7 replies)
... As a suggestion you may want to put this under the "Lyme Disease" thread. I think it gets a lot more hits and regular people who are very knowledgeable and will answer you. What kind of test was done? ... (3 replies)
Lyme Disease??
Jan 25, 2017
... infection Panel from Igenex. I tested negative on the Western Blot as I had had the infection for 2 years prior. The Igenex test was able to pick up that I had Lyme as well as Babesia. ... (5 replies)
... however the infectious disease doctor I saw made a clinical diagnosis and suspected lyme. ... (2 replies)
... That information conflicts with the information from the US Center for Disease Control. Check with the CDC, who states that the Lyme diagnosis is to be primarily clinical. As Ticker said, they are notoriously behind the times on this issue and even they state that a negative test does not rule out Lyme. ... (4 replies)
... Since the doctors don't know what's wrong with me, they don't believe me anymore. It is emotionally exhausting and paralyzing. They don't believe me. The doctors don't believe me. My own 'friends' don't even believe me. ... (21 replies)
... Chronic Fatigue but after doing some research, I think that there is a very good chance that I may actually have Lyme disease. ... (11 replies)
... I'm here in the UK and am struggling to find a course of action for my possible lyme. Unfortunately I cannot afford a LLMD which I realize is the obvious answer. As such I am trying my best to figure out what to do by trolling the internet. ... (3 replies)
... Your symptoms very well could be lyme disease and tick borne coinfections. ... (5 replies)
... Western Blot blood tests. Any doctor can order them and most insurance companies will cover it. This test will measure your bodies antibody immune response to the bacteria present in your body, not the presence of actual bacteria. ... (6 replies)
... There is NO test which can absolutely rule out Lyme. ... (8 replies)
... Sorry to hear you are ill. It is possible to have Lyme and never get a rash or to have a rash not consisitent with the classic bullseye pattern. ... (4 replies)

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