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... I woke up one morning 16 months. ago with extremely foggy vision in one eye, could barely see. In a few hours it progressed to total blindness in that eye. ... (4 replies)
... I had a 2nd MRI six months after the initial one when the blindness hit. It still showed my optic nerve enhanced. They said it must be a "long running inflammation." Makes me think Lyme because something is continuously attacking my optic nerve. ... (4 replies)
... to to discover that I was blind in one eye. The blindness went away after a few hours. My Dr checked me for stroke but found no evidence for one. ... (4 replies)

... Thank you so much Duncan; this will be great information to bring along to my next neuro appt. I hope he or someone will listen to me soon and give these antibiotics a try. I appreciate your help so much!! (4 replies)
... These are links to a US Government website, Pubmed, and abstracts to two papers which might help convince your Drs to treat you with minocycline: The antibiotics doxycycline and minocycline inhibit the inflammatory responses to the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19301981 Pilot study of minocycline in relapsing-remitting... (4 replies)




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