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... I am sorry you have been sick for so long. Below is a Lyme symptom list. You can have any combination of symptoms. ... (9 replies)
Apr 30, 2007
... is a common and rapid test to detect Lyme disease antibodies. It is sensitive but not specific and it misses many positive cases of Lyme disease, amd often reports "false negatives. ... (2 replies)
Lyme symptoms?
Aug 24, 2006
... If you had a bullseye rash, you have Lyme disease. The bullseye, also known as an erythema migrans or EM, is in itself grounds for treatment. ... (7 replies)

... pure Lyme antigen in conducting their tests whereas most other labs do not in order to save money. ... (2 replies)
... eems quite obvious that you should start treatment as soon as possible. I have NO lab indications of Borrelia, but a lot of longlasting symptoms which fit into a Lyme dx. I went to the local hospital and asked for iv treatment. ... (24 replies)
... I was recently going through some testing for possible MS, when CSF showed a positive antibody titer for Lyme antibody IgG, even though the Western Blot serum was negative. I have been advised by my doctor to take another Western Blot with a different Lab processing unit which measures more bands. ... (1 replies)
... I've had Lyme Disease on and off for years. Sometimes it was due to a bite and other times it was a recurrence of a previous infection. I've also contracted Babesia once. ... (3 replies)
... My Western blot was positive, my IgeneX was negative....a year later, I was given a Multiple Scerlosis diagnosis and at that time, my Western blot for Lymes was negative. In my experince not every positive is a positive... ... (7 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)
... According to my LLMD the Western Blot excludes certain strains of Lyme. The same strains that they have patented to develop a vaccine that the FDA has not approved. ... (4 replies)
... I sympathize with your getting the run around from uninformed doctors. I have not been sick with lyme for very long, but found out quickly that my doctors also brushed me off when it was becoming clear that lyme was a real possibility. ... (18 replies)
... s now on IV antibiotics and is finally seeing some improvement. She had no idea she was bit and we don't even know how long ago it may have been. The tests for Lyme are notoriously inaccurate. She was tested many times and they came back negative. Her doctor ran a test through a lab in California called IGENEX. ... (6 replies)
... You need to show this to a Lyme Literate Medical Doctor. ... (2 replies)
Lyme Testing
Nov 29, 2007
... like symptoms and was wondering if anyone knows the differences between these Lyme tests being offered by "Health Tests Direct. ... (2 replies)
... breastfeeding. Her Western Blot came back positive last week. We had her testing done by Igenex. Tests run were the Western Blot IgG and Western Blot IgM. ... (1 replies)
... however many people who have Lyme do not have this many bands. Lyme doctors often look at which bands show. Some are specific for Lyme. ... (6 replies)
I'm new
Aug 3, 2007
... The only thing to remember is to ask that your Lyme western blot test be sent to Igenex labs. I have found them to be the most accurate. ... (17 replies)
... where there are LLMD's, we live in Texas where the doc's no nothing about LD. The tests that your doc has run on her are probably the basic Elisa, and possibly a western blot done by a "junk" lab, not a Lyme specific lab. Since you live in CT I would seriously advise you to call Dr. ... (13 replies)
... ive, but the said it doesn't always show up especiall if the flare is over. i don't really understand that test still. also my spinal tap was negaitve for both lyme and ms, but agin they explained that away. ... (7 replies)

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