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... There is NO test which can absolutely rule out Lyme. ... (8 replies)
... so that is what I was responding to. ... (7 replies)
... The band considered to be the most specific for the Lyme borrelia is band 31 kDa. It is so specific that it is the one that was used to develop the vaccine that was developed for Lyme borreliosis. The next most specific is reported to be band 34 kDa. ... (8 replies)

... Welcome to the board! ... (8 replies)
... I had a positive western blot and have made an appiontment with a lyme doc. ... (13 replies)
... Hmmm, I see your point. Maybe that's why my doctor had me do the western blot first. I can tell you that I had the most miserable herx reaction my first few days on meds, I mean like I might as well have just been dead because it almost killed me. ... (13 replies)
... Welcome to the board, sorry you have been ill. ... (9 replies)
... There is NO test which can absolutely rule out Lyme. ... (6 replies)
Is this Lyme?
Nov 7, 2006
... who's educated and specially trained in this unique infectious disease field. You need to see someone of this calibre in order to have accurate diagnosis and treatment. ... (6 replies)
... i'm sooooo sorlry that you are this position. when i was there it was a very hard decison to make and a very scary time. but i'm glad i did seek out the second opinion, as MS treatment is exactly the oppositie of what lyme's patients need, that medicine will make anyone suffering with lymes so much worse. ... (7 replies)
... Welcome to the board. ... (9 replies)
... There is NO test which can absolutely rule out Lyme. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for your info. I first received a western blot not expecting lyme at all. It was just another test, an attempt to get to the bottom of another health issue, ovarian failure. ... (13 replies)
Is this lyme?
Jul 19, 2013
... is not accurate. There are many reasons, one is, the bacteria does not like oxygen so embeds in tissue, muscle, bone. ... (7 replies)
... Ozarka, I feel very badly for the woman you spoke with. She should be evaluated by a different doctor to make sure something has not been missed. ... (13 replies)
... I don't have the appointment for months. I did share the results of my western blot which was the exact same one they say they use. So, basically they said he woudl probably treat. ... (13 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)
... be diagnosed with proper testing and clinical observations. Furthermore, treatment by antibiotics often results in a particular reaction called Herxheimer which is also taken as a positive diagnostic indicator... ... (6 replies)
In the South?
Apr 29, 2007
... I think that testing at many labs is your best option. ... (32 replies)
Could it be?
Mar 22, 2005
... Welcome to the Board! ... (11 replies)


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