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... eye rash on my left leg and my original itchy red rash on my right leg. I had headaches that were killers, fevers, fatigue, crying jags, etc. I continued to Herx regularly just about every 4 weeks, rashes coming and going and all sorts of funky things happening. ... (3 replies)
... Hey Kim:) I took 5HTP a few months ago and it helped. Although, I probably need a smaller dose because I found it made me "out of it" a little, it supposed to be good for a whole bunch of things. It is an amino acid that is the intermediate step between tryptophan and the important brain chemical serotonin. Here is a list of symptoms it is supposed to help: Depression... (82 replies)
... Yeah, bad day for me. I spent most of the afternoon in bed. My throat is so sore and I just feel bad..My herx doesn't seem to have a pattern at all. I had a sore throat for 4 straight months after starting the ketek. ... (82 replies)

... on the right track but getting subtherapeutic doses. I did herx, so hopefully I killed off some of those crittters. I have also heard really good things about ketek for lyme so I am hopeful, but I have lost my job and am having a hard time getting disability as they don't seem to recognize lyme as being disabling. ... (10 replies)
... lot of water and seeing how I feel after that. This whole downslide started after I was on the Ketek, and here I'd been sure it was killing germs because of the herx I'd experienced. I wonder if it also just overloaded my liver a bit, even though the liver panel came back normal. ... (13 replies)
... Another llmd who was present for initial consult with the second doc also felt the titred approach is better for ppl like me who herx so bad. ... (8 replies)
... I was started off on biaxin, plaquenil, amox and probenecid. It worked great for me. I had my first herx 5 days later. I didn't like the taste of the biaxin so he switched me to ketek, amox and probenecid. ... (5 replies)
... I had my first herx only 5 days after starting the abx. It lasted about 4 days and then went away. Two weeks later he started me on Ketek also and I herxed within 12 hours after starting that. ... (20 replies)
... The meds are terrible. They stopped zithromax because of all the nausea, but the clinda is still causing major nausea. I started ketek several days ago. I think that one is ok. I have ordered the artemisinin and will start taking it probably tomorrow. Still on the mepron. ... (29 replies)
... Looking forward to a big ugly Herx to kick some spirochete butt. ... (1 replies)
... Alexis, the type of antibiotics that you mentioned are not the antibiotics that are commonly used to treat LD, erythro. is completely ineffective in the treatment of LD. Penicillians just cause the Lyme to hide in the cell walls or become cyst forms until you stop taking it. Plus usually stronger doses of antibiotics are prescribed and for longer periods of time. Alot of... (20 replies)
... The Levaquin is doing something big time. I have a pretty solid Herx pattern going on and I don't want to disrupt it. This is the first evidence I ever had that a medicine is working. ... (3 replies)
Sleep deprived eeg
Mar 29, 2006
... weeks. Maybe, yours were a herx as well. ... (19 replies)
... I also have neurologic, joint, and cardiac involvement. I started at 200mg doxy and around day 4 I started to herx pretty bad. ... (17 replies)
... Yes, this combo is a really good one for me. For the most part I wouldn't even know I'm on meds apart from feeling better. About the closest thing to a herx was about week 3 or 4 when I started to feel really tired and kind of like I was wearing a lead suit, just slow and achey. ... (37 replies)
PICC line people
Sep 4, 2005
... Thanks for the nice post and for your caring about all of us. I really hope this heart thing is simply a Herx and when it's over, you'll be back on the road to recovery. You certainly deserve some relief and we're all praying for that! ... (279 replies)
... I began to herx right off the bat with daily fevers but then on days 5, 6, 7 and 8 I suffered from the most painful headaches I ever had. ... (1 replies)
... it made me feel like i was dying during the first month. i herx less often now but when i do, i still feel like i'm dying. i don't know if you'll want to go to police academy while you're being treated for this. ... (1 replies)
... infection, Bartonella. I still Herx regularly on it. Don't know how long Dr. E will keep me on it before she changes to something else. ... (9 replies)
Have a Question
Jun 6, 2008
... no other abx at this time. I Herx regularly. ... (4 replies)


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