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... you research 6 weeks of antibiotic treatment. The bacteria has a 4week life cycle so 6 weeks will cover that. Also, the point about how many and which protein bands are positive on the Western Blot is an important part of diagnosis. So few get the perfect 5 bands that the CDC requires. Don't hesitate to push for treatment. ... (5 replies)
... of this year had the classic bulls eye on her bottom. She was treated for 2 weeks on AMOX. Her older sister was treated earlier this year for latent second stage lymes with a PIC line and was sick for over 4 months. We live in a very high risk area. ... (1 replies)
... or IND after each one. Regardless if this test is positive, Lyme doctors often look at which bands are present. Some are specfic for Lyme. ... (1 replies)

... We had a Lyme test done by Igenex because we were trying to get her pregnant and wanted to know either way. She came back with a weak positive band, and a couple indeterminate bands. ... (31 replies)
... No doctor here, but your western blot would IMO is quite positive for Lyme. A regular Dr will not be able to understand, you would simply be wasting your time. A good LLMD can read between the lines. ... (4 replies)
... I am sure others will answer this question. I know there have been some posts about it and I think someones child tested positive also. ... (4 replies)
Aug 4, 2011
... Just to throw this out there....I have been tested many ways and threw many labs the last 20 years.....None showed a so called positive...I had some bands pull up on some test...but not a positive according to the CDC so no treatment. Which put off treatment. ... (12 replies)
... i saw ordered both tests, elisa and western blot, and this is when the elisa test showed positive and western blot borderline positive. ... (39 replies)
Lymes or MS??
Nov 2, 2007
... I started having my symptoms when I was 26... Iam now 29.. I had a positive western blot test 2 of them and my neurologist told me it was a false positive.. I also had a spinal tap and had bands show up.. ... (8 replies)
Jun 30, 2004
... Thanks For Your Fast Reply. I Did Test Positive For Mycoplasma Last Year And That Was Why I Was Initially Started On The Doxy. I Only Had One Positve Igm Band And No Positive Igg Bands. ... (12 replies)
... heres a short background: 40yr female - 5 years ago some aches,pains / tiredness / irritable / freq heartburn / loud obnoxious stomach / gassy / constipation and diahrrea alternating / foggy, unable to concentrate like before / sleepless nights cant stand it anymore and go to dr 2 yrs ago...and get a hashis dx. besides the thyroid peridoxase anitbodies being elevated at... (3 replies)
... Hi Sherbear1957, there is a thread above, Some Lyme Disease Information, that will help explain the bands to you. ... (1 replies)
... Hi! I have almost exactly the same symptoms you have and I also had band 41 show reactive on both igm and igg. However, my regular doctor said I am negative. The Quest Lab report stated the test was negative. I now have an appointment with another doctor who specializes in Lymes. I have not told my regular doctor about this other appointment because he seemed so put-off... (4 replies)
... :wave: Hi Olivia....sorry to hear about what you are going through...hope you do find answers...and your right having the diagnoises of Lyme may not be what we all want to hear...but knowing that it is treatable is soemthing to help settle the mind alittle...When I was looking for help shoot I knew I had gotten bit...actually I had gotten bit about 4 years before but never... (9 replies)
Could it be Lymes?
Mar 14, 2005
... Greetings Anthony. One of the top three posts on this site is the one that describes the Western Blot bands. I found it tremendously helpful as my blood test report looked like another language. I am also positive for #41 and #58 and I was wary of how to interpret this result. You may consider contacting Dr. Emelia Erias. She is a Lyme Literate doctor (LLMD) in... (16 replies)
LLMD - Use Caution
Feb 11, 2012
... matic treatment like IV antibiotics. You need to make sure that the Western Blot test is properly interpreted. The lab I was tested at only required 2 IgM or IgG bands for a positive while the CDC and IDSA require 5 bands. The bands are antibodies that are measured by their weight in Daltons. ... (3 replies)
... I recently had a lymes blood test and it showed 4 bands. ... (7 replies)
... read and thought you had 3 bands not 2. Better to find a LLMD and be on the safe side. ... (5 replies)
? for Ticker
Mar 16, 2003
... Ticker, You have seen knowledgeable with lymes disease so I thought I'd ask your opinion. I was tested for lymes disease twice using the Western Blot. The first time was after 2 and half weeks of doxycycline. ... (10 replies)
... I was recently tested for Lymes Disease thorugh IGeneX and the IGM result was negative and the IGG result was negatvie. ... (11 replies)

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