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... Thank you so much for your support! I will be seeing a neuro-ophthalmologist Monday March 30th who is suppose to be lyme literate. I will let you know how it goes and you can always send me private messages. I hope things get better and you need to see a llmd right away because it can continue to affect your remaining vision. Best, Chuck (12 replies)
... e 5th day I ended up in the emergency room with heart palps. The ER doctor said he didn't believe it was MS but didn't know what it was. When I went back to the neuro for him to go over the MRI he threw his hands in the air and admitted he didn't have a clue. ... (13 replies)
... Last summer I got a Lyme test that the neuro reported to me as negative. ... (12 replies)

Vision changes?
Nov 10, 2005
... I see a neuro opthamologist in Monmouth County, NJ. The last 2 years he has taken a photo of my optic nerve because it looks slightly abnormal. ... (18 replies)
... Hi All, I am new as of today to this board. I am a 33 year old female from Georgia and have been sick since August and I am playing the diagnosis game like a lot of you. I have all the symptoms that Ticker has listed on previous threads minus a few. I have been to many doctors and I am now seeing a neuro-opthamologist. I insisted on my neurologist testing me for Lyme and we... (15 replies)
... I too want to believe that doctors go into the profession to help people but there are a number out there who are specialists and have tunnel vision. My neuro, opthamologist and MS specialist all told me that valtrex would not cause me to lose my vision. This was after taking 2 pills. ... (30 replies)
PICC line people
Aug 22, 2005
... if you see a "flash" and it moves all over the screen. I failed miserably. The funny thing is that I could see better straight ahead and my sister works for an opthamologist in Tennessee and the way the screening came back my basic vision test should have been horrible too. ... (279 replies)
... I was sent to a Neuro surgeon who requested the cervical one be redone in 3 months. ... (30 replies)
... I guess that's me. Anyway the opthamologist told me it was probably MS. I told him that a specialist had told me no 18 months ago and all he could say to me was "that was then this is now". Nice, huh? ... (42 replies)
... toes, left side of my neck and head went numb. I was sure it was a stroke but happened over 4 days so really knew it wasn't. After the full round of tests the neuro was sure it was MS. ... (11 replies)
... Should I ask my neuro to do a lyme test or would this be something he decides to pursue on his own if he thinks it points to it. He never mentioned it. ... (4 replies)
Questioning Lymes
Sep 12, 2005
... as told I had MS. Nothing really added up to confirm this diagnosis so I did not go on the MS meds. I developed blurred vision about 18 months into this and my neuro and an opthamologist then said abolutely it is MS. ... (11 replies)
... hat he thought might be a virus since we had done so much testing for 18 months and nothing was showing. After 2 pills I couldn't see out of my left eye and the opthamologist and neuro decided right then and there it was MS and doused me with 1,000 mg of steroids a day for 4 days via IV. I ended up in the ER with a crazy heart. ... (28 replies)
... betterdays, Thank you for posting this info. I'm really sorry to hear about the Lyme/steroid connection causing you so many problems. You mention "left side problem", can you describe what you mean by that? Whatever illness I have also occurs only on the left side most of the time (numbness, tingling, loss of feeling). Lungs and heart are also affected (some sort of... (11 replies)
... Dear Tinuviel, I never read that about the valtrex and immune system but after 18 months of absolutly no changes my GP gave me the valtrex thinking it was a virus maybe. When the eye problem occurred I tried to tell the opthamologist, neuro, and MS specialist that I thought I had a reaction to the valtrex because I had taken just 2 pills when the eye went blurry. Every... (11 replies)
... Hi zoe, :wave: I know how frustrating it is to figure out what is wrong with you especially if the doctors don't have a clue. I don't know about anybody else but when I was just having what I now consider a very small problem my GP gave me some valtrex thinking this might be some kind of virus. Either the lyme didn't like it or I had a bad reaction to it and all but... (11 replies)
... roblems are on the right side. It's not a feeling, but I guess I am light sensitive and feel everything looks brighter from that eye. I had eye exam and saw an opthamologist and everything else has check out OK. ... (13 replies)

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