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... Hello everyone. My father just went on another round of doxycycline and he had lyme disease last year. He's had numerous ticks on him already this season. ... (7 replies)
... pray the legs. Long sleeve shirt and spray the sleeves and around the waistline. I wear a wide brimmed sun hat and I spray that. This all works very well against ticks and those flying biters without ever having to apply deet to the skin. At the end of the day everything goes into a hot soapy wash and me into the shower. ... (7 replies)
... I had the same question. Last night I found another deer tick embedded in my skin - this is the second one is less then a week!!! I agree with you - this is crazy!!! I am on Doxy right now but I have no idea if I am treating for an old infection, new infection, now maybe a co-infection... It's hard to stay hopeful when you are treating for lyme only to keep getting bit... (7 replies)

... Permethrin sprayed on the outside of shoes pants, inside pants up to the knee kills ticks. It does not repel them.... Permethrin has been studied at Fort Dix, NJ and found to reduce Lyme Disease. Permethrin is not for spraying on skin.... (7 replies)
... cooter, I'm so sorry, i'm going through a rough time right now, i appreciate you posting...i hope to be back on the boards soon. thank you, Salty (7 replies)
... Thank you esker and trigal for writing. We do the spraying of the clothes, etc. and we have all spent much time on the doxy. It is so frustrating! I appreciate your posts. Salty (7 replies)
... Darn it, seekfind, I was hoping there'd be something else. Your homeo said this...gosh, I don't have much hope then. For him to say it...ugggh! Thank you so much for writing. Salty (7 replies)
... My LLMD said only *DEET* works. And he is a homeopathic/alternative doctor and said this---that those natural ones just aren't effective! DEET is the way to go! (7 replies)
... I'm pretty sure the tick had a white spot, do deer ticks have the white spot? ... (10 replies)
... I hate chemicals but at the moment I'm reading to do just about anything. We live in a rural area where there are lots of deer, small rodents & ticks. What have people done that's effective? Anything to use besides DEET? (1 replies)

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