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... My bottle of artmininisin which is a chinese herb for babesia says that you can have increase in your symptoms. So it does sound like you can herx from babesia. I think I remember reading it somewhere too. ... (2 replies)
... I am taking Malarone for a suspected Babesia infection. ... (2 replies)
... I just have to add that I don't believe that Lyme treatment normally "hit" babesia. Dr Schaller who wrote a book about babesia a few years ago says that killing lyme first will cause babesia to multiply, and that is precisely what happend to my wife. ... (14 replies)

... I have taken it for about a week. Taking 2pills 2X day. I am to work up to 3 2xday. My DR says it is a chinese herb that works well killing Babesia. Not sure if I had a herx with this, bad days before during and after Artenminisin. I did purchase mine off the internet. ... (4 replies)
... but you know it has been almost a year now...I know treatment has only taken place for four months but it feels like a lifetime and I just feel like the abx are killing me. I know the alternative is worse but i am just downtrodden this morning. ... (13 replies)
... Hi Happycamper, you could have Babesia, which is related to malaria. Doing just doxy is not enough. If you have babeisa, then you need med for that. If you have Borrelia (Lyme) then you need to be treated with more than just doxy. There are 3 life stages to the bacteria, the newbie, the adult and the ones that create a cyst around themselves. My best advice to you is... (1 replies)
... I just know, from personal experience as well as information from so many others, that it works at killing these critters. I guess I'm a bit enthusiastic in wanting other people who are suffering to know about it as well. ... (14 replies)
... I'm not bashing IGENEX, they are really great for what they're doing, but they're also killing us financially. ... (6 replies)
... I had hemolysis with the Babesiosis but not from the Artemisinin. I'm not sure if killing the Babs organism would produce this effect or not. ... (7 replies)
... Hi 6Blues. Babesiosis can definitely cause herxes. I have never taken Malarone. Is it taken in conjunction with an antibiotic to treat Babesiosis? I took Mepron and Zithromax and definitely herxed on it. It seems that the mininum treatment time for Babesiosis (with Mepron and Zithromax or Biaxin or Ketek) needs to be four months or re-treatment is often necessary. I... (2 replies)
... It is also effective in killing babesia. ... (34 replies)
... Zithromax can cause a fatal form of psuedomembraneous colitis. If you are also getting stabbing pains in the gut, this is probably what is going on. This happened to me when I first attempted to take Zith in high dose. My dr said stop ALL antibiotics for a few days and give your gut time to recover. You need to be on good quality probiotics at all times when taking... (15 replies)
Complications
Apr 26, 2007
... roblems started. My husband said, no more flagyl ever. I agree that when you have had it this long and it is so embedded in your body especially in your brain, killing it fast won't work. ... (122 replies)
... ted. Also I have completed 2 3wk treatments of mepron. I took it twice a day. I was told that was not enough. I was also told it is about as hard to get the babesia as the lyme. The babesia can only be killed in a certain dividing stage. It is hard to know for sure when you get it all. ... (15 replies)
... I was unaware at the time that I had babesia brewing in my system and still had Lyme lurking in my body. ... (0 replies)
Complications
Apr 27, 2007
... any 'bug' that gives off toxins can cause a herxheimer type reaction. The first of these reactions was seen not in Syphilis, but with Cholera patients. Also, Babesia is one of the organisms that gives of toxins so that is probably why killing Lyme and Babesia can be so hard on the body. ... (122 replies)
... Some Lyme folks I met told me that my bruise looking rashes are from Babesia. I tested negative for Babesia but it may be worth taking an antimalarial, just to see what happens. ... (13 replies)
... Dear Mickie, I'm sorry to hear you are feeling so bad! I do hope that you'll give the pills a rest for 3-7 days. The specialist I see says that if you have a bad herx you need to give the medicine a rest for a few days until you start to feel a little bit better. The critters have a slow growth rate, so a few days off, or even a week won't hurt. I understand that... (15 replies)
Complications
Apr 24, 2007
... Watch out for what the babesia treatment can do to the brain. Dr J says he thinks killing the babesia and lyme is what caused my brain inflamation and seizures. Be careful. If you start having problems, call your Dr. ... (122 replies)
Die off.
Apr 22, 2006
... uch a mystery. Some meds work and some don't. It depends on the strain of lyme which cannot be determined by lab test. So we try and try again. When we start killing lyme bacteria, the bacteria turn toxic in our systems. Thus the herx. ... (5 replies)


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