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Nov 26, 2006
... t understand lyme. It's not uncommon for a place like that to put someone in your condition on a very high dose of prednisone. I have heard of that with other lyme patients who are have neurological and psychological issues and it made them much worse. Please no prednisone. ... (11 replies)
... and it was recommended that I get Lyme tested with Igenex. I did the Complete Lyme Panel and the results came back, everything was 'Negative' except on the IGG Western Blot page, IGENEX result says Positive and CDC is Negative. ... (1 replies)
... informed, lyme naysaying doctors. ... (4 replies)

... I am sorry to hear you aren't doing well. Is treatment for lyme helping you at all now? ... (13 replies)
... I have had problems for almost 10 years now. I have been told I had probable MS, then maybe Lyme and not Connective tissue disease. ... (13 replies)
My Story....So Far
Feb 27, 2006
... s own and sent me home. I went home and read about Bells Palsy and it's treatment. The next day I talked with the ER physician and asked why I was not prescribed prednisone and acyclovir. He apologized for not giving me that option and promptly wrote out 2 scripts. ... (4 replies)
... If this is Lyme long term antibiotics will make the neuro and pain stop eventually. Lyme is a multi systematic disease and can cause so many problems. Three weeks is not long enough for you. ... (5 replies)
Tee Dee
Mar 17, 2007
... pig unless they came up with a treatment that might not be as bad as the MS itself. I had considered going on Avonex but at about this time, I was hearing about Lyme Disease and how it might imitate MS. I went to my first LD support meeting and everyone there thought I did indeed have Lyme. ... (15 replies)
... knowledgeable lyme docs was very discouraging and depressing. ... (5 replies)
... So I am newly diagnosed. Here is my history/story. Back in 2008 I saw a local rheumatologist because 18 months earlier I started having joint pain and swelling in my ankles and feet a butterfly rash off and on on my face and my skin was very sensitive to sunlight. I have had Raynaud's since 2000 and eczema since I was about 3 years old. He did all kinds of blood work which... (1 replies)
... Here is a list of my state of health for the past several years. I am now convinced that almost everything on this list has been caused by having Lyme for probably a year or longer before these symptoms started. It is as thorough as I can remember. ... (16 replies)
... I do agree there are times prednisone is needed but I am just saying it can make things worse. It did for me but my body had been fighting lyme for so long... ... (5 replies)
... Ilonia (sp.?) I advise you to look carefully into Plaquenil. Before they knew what was wrong with me, they wanted to just shove me on it, because they figured I had something like Lupus. Plaquenil is a typical Lupus medication. Anyway, after researching it and getting this huge dissertation from the pharmacist about all the vision warnings I said, "no way!" I hope your... (5 replies)
... started me on high doses of Prednisone for headaches. ... (5 replies)
... inflamatory drugs are contraindicated for Lyme patients is because they are immunosuppressive. Drugs such as prednisone, for instance, can be disastrous for Lyme patients. As for sleeping pills, sometimes they are prescribed because Lyme can cause sleep disturbances and the body cannot heal if you cannot sleep. ... (13 replies)
New board member
Jun 28, 2005
... things like Lyme Dz, affect many hormone producing organs and the endocrine system and that this is why we suffer some of the symptoms attributed to the disease. ... (10 replies)
... just enough to hold off lyme or lyme symptoms? ... (34 replies)
... I was talked into getting a lyme test. Negative. Doc opined polymyalgia, sent me to a rheumatologist. Have been on prednisone, gabapentin, methotrexate. ... (0 replies)
... Yes, I am seeing a doc in my area known for being a great Lyme doctor. ... (6 replies)
Pain on left side
Aug 17, 2005
... s you right now. My neuro has a spinal scheduled for one week from today to make sure that nothing else is going on with me. The doctors all agree that I have lyme but feel the spinal should be done to make sure there isn't any MS, menengitis, lupus, whatever, etc. I am also having an MRI on Friday. ... (15 replies)

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