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... ticker, Thanks for the response. I haven't been tested for the other conditions you've mentioned but my doctor seemed pretty confident that the four weeks of IV would be a great place to start for treatment for me. Before seeing her, I Googled her and her reputation preceeds her, she's written books on Lyme, etc. I'll be seeing her Tuesday and I'll bring up these other... (14 replies)
... MarieS, no Lyme test is completely reliable especially early in the infection. ... (25 replies)
... infections to me. Lyme can be difficult to diagnose. Many people see a lot of doctors and deal with multiple misdiagnoses before getting correctly diagnosed. ... (14 replies)

... Many people who have Lyme were first disgnosed with other diseases, including MS. I am very sorry that you were one. ... (14 replies)
... and occur on other locations. It would seem to me he is still infected. I have never heard of anyone getting this rash who has been cured of Lyme. No test for Lyme is completely reliable, and from what i understand the titer or ELISA is the least realiable. ... (9 replies)
... DTemple, in order to confirm or verify Lyme Disease it is crucial that you see a Lyme knowledgeable doctor. The average number of doctors that a Lyme patient sees before getting the proper help is seven to ten. The majority of doctors follow outdated treatment protocols. ... (8 replies)
... KCR1127 I am very sorry that you are suffering so much, I know it is frustrating. Your symptoms definitely sound like Lyme Disease to me. It sounds to me like you were not treated aggressively enough in the beginning of your treatment. 200 mg of Doxy is not strong enough for Lyme. ... (12 replies)
... Thirty days of treatment is not long enough for Lyme even if the infection was caught within two weeks of the bite. Was he given oral antibiotics after the IV? ... (102 replies)
... As was stated, often infectious disease doctors are not the best to see regarding Lyme. Many doctors do not understand Lyme and follow outdated treatment protocols. Undertreated Lyme disease can be serious. ... (8 replies)
... mg of Doxy is not strong enough for Lyme. The single most important thing you can do is to see a knowledgable doctor. Lyme needs aggressive treatment. Undertreated Lyme can be serious. ... (102 replies)
... Good luck wedge! I am praying for good results. Tell them untreated or undertreated Lyme can be very serious. ... (20 replies)
... Hi giant, I am happy to help. You are not a whinner! Your family sure has dealt extensively with Lyme disease. It is good that your son tested positive, so he can get treated earlier. ... (17 replies)
... it makes me NUTS! and to think that this is from docs in a lyme infested area of the country! ... (12 replies)
Hello All!
Dec 15, 2004
... I believe it is possible you have Lyme disease. ... (4 replies)
... of people who have Lyme ever get a rash, a bullseye rash is a definite sign of Lyme. The rash alone merits treatment. Get photo of your rash. ... (10 replies)
... lamotta, i have a question for you and a response in general to my very brief experiences with lyme and 'standard docs' over the last few months. ... (39 replies)
... A double dose of Doxy is not enough treatment for Lyme. The minimum treatment time for a Lyme infection, caught within two weeks of the bite, is six weeks of the right dose antibiotic. Lyme needs much stronger treatment than many bacterias. ... (102 replies)
... Ciara, often infectious disease doctors and rheumatologists are not the best to see regarding Lyme disease. The best doctor to see is one who is Lyme knowlegeable and has been recommended by a Lyme patient. ... (7 replies)
... of people who have Lyme ever get a rash. You had several ticks on you that you know of. There may have been others also. Any one could have infected you. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused from the bite of an infected tick. It needs to be treated with antibiotics to eradicate the bacteria. ... (10 replies)
... of people who have Lyme get a rash, but a bullseye rash is a definite sign of Lyme disease. The rash alone merits treatment. It is important to get photographs of your rashes. ... (3 replies)

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