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... exposure. Even if you told me you had ONE igm, and it was the 23 I'd tell you goto a LLMD, 23 is a lyme specific band. ... (17 replies)
IgeneX tests
Mar 25, 2006
... You are right about those results for the IgM, but there is more to the story... ... (15 replies)
... jerseygrl24, I am posting the Western Blot information below. It can be confusing. The IgG tests for a longer standing infection and the IgM is a more recent infection. From what I understand, band 41 is usually the first to appear after a Lyme infection. ... (1 replies)

I need help!!!
May 15, 2012
... If you read through the thread above about Lyme Information you will see a post on what the bands mean. 23 is specific for Borrelia. Possibly print it out and take it to your doctor. ... (4 replies)
... cramping, tingling, numbness, brain fog, dizziness and poor balance, confusion. My Igm only tested postive for lyme band 23, all rest negative and IGG all negative. Infectious disease doctor quotes I do not fit CDC guidelines. ... (1 replies)
... spread opinion among a lot of lyme folks that Quest pretty much stinks as far as lyme testing is concerned. ... (20 replies)
... first Im told by my Dr. that my test were positive for lyme. I went to an Infectious disease Dr. and she very rudely told me that there is no way it is lyme disease and that Im only positive for band 23. Im sooo mad!!! Can someone explain to me what band 23 is? ... (11 replies)
? for Ticker
Mar 17, 2003
... krisj027, no Lyme test is completely reliable and results can vary by lab. Having been on antibiotics can affect results also. ... (10 replies)
Is it LYME?
Jun 1, 2007
... Band 41 is often the first to show. ... (4 replies)
... mycin and quinine right now for 10 days and then he said a 10 day break but he also gave me biaxin and plaquenil and if I am reading the paperwork correctly that is what I take during the 10 day break and keep rotating these meds every 10 days. ... (14 replies)
... Have you seen an llmd. I have not but the ID doctor I think believed it was enough for him with all the prep work I sent him to treat me with rocephin IV right off the bat. ... (6 replies)
... I was very sick starting in April 2012. Extreme fatigue. Could barely get out of bed for two weeks. Headaches, body aches, dizziness, blurred vision, brain fog. Fatigue improved only slightly. The rest of my symptoms persisted. ... (0 replies)
Mental Meltdown
Sep 4, 2005
... almost 5 years I have been sick. I guess I didn't realize just how emotional he has become about this. He sees me not making progress and at times sliding and is so frustrated. He said he kicks his butt for not putting me in the car at least 2 years ago and dragging me to a lyme doctor. ... (9 replies)
... As you know I will be seeing Dr. Crist in a few weeks and want to be prepared. I am sure he is well versed in what to prescribe and dosage and so forth but I want to go there informed also. ... (11 replies)
... Hi Deb. I am doing okay, thanks for asking! ... (7 replies)
... ((hugs)) it's fustrating not getting any answers thru tests. Its really easy to loose hope. My Westren Blot today came back NEG Quest did the testing and I think they only test what the CDC requires. Hang in there and keep fighting and keep hope alive. Jennifer (2 replies)
... I swear I'm the queen of indeterminate test results. Offically the IgeneX is Neg. but let me list the results. ... (2 replies)
... and 39 are the Lyme specific bands. ... (1 replies)

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