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  • danielle19733 1

    Had bloodwork done. Told I may have Lyme disease.

    I've been experiencing some symptoms for the last few weeks. Severe head pressure all over, neck pain, nerve pain, some joint pain. Nausea and fatigue on and off. I'm currently on doxycycline. I am seeing an infectious diseases doctor tomorrow. I had blood work done and everything came back normal except...

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  • sarah26571 2

    Confused....what now

    Could someone please shed some light on this please. I went to the doctors on Tuesday with a bullseye mark on my leg which was causing horrendous pain. He diagnosed me with Lyme disease. He has put me on amoxil for 3 week's. I have felt really ill for the last 2 days. Hard to no if the symptoms are...

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  • maria 75722 2

    Diagnosed with lymes disease

    Hi All, just looking for feedback from people that have been diagnosed in Ireland . Q1,what treatment were you given &for how long Q2 How long did you have lymes for undiagnosed Q3 Did you get better after treatment or will it always be there ? I have read a lot of stories on the net etc I have...

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  • 140Allston 1

    Too much medication

    I hope someone can help me as I ma confused after leaving a meeting with MD who is listed as 'lime literate' (his parentheses) I was bitten by a tick (on the back of my neck) on 4/13 but did not realize it and remove it until 4/20. I began having symptoms after a week or so- sleep disturbance, aches,...

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  • l221176 1

    Lyme disease - antibiotics didn't work

    Hi, Im just looking for a little advice or if anyone has a similar experience. Three and a half weeks ago I discovered a tick attached inside my belly button. I had most probably picked it up three days before when I was walking in a forest. Due to where the tick was i was not able to remove it myself...

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  • mark46347 1

    Is this Lyme disease?

    Is this red mark on my arm Lyme disease? I've had it for a while and have experienced headaches, extreme fatigue, dizzyness, vertigo etc this could be completely unrealated however though I would check thank you

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  • Mrdude1234 2

    Doc Said I have Lyme Disease... Now What?

    Hi all,  About 2 years ago, I had a bunch of sudden onset symptoms ranging from physical to neurological. Happened out of nowhere and most of the bad symptoms lasted about 1.5 months. After this time, most of the symptoms subsided but there were some lingering things like mild-dizziness and my eyes...

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  • steven84778 1

    Possible Lyme without rash?

    Hello, I've been desperately trying to find out what could be going on with my body for around a year now. I've read a lot of people talk about having non stop muscle twitches all over their body when infected with Lyme or after being treated. I'm wondering if anyone has had muscle twitching like...

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  • kurt19299 3

    Lyme symptoms

    Hey all new to the group was just wondering what symptoms you have had? Has anyone experienced shortness or breathe or difficulty breathing? Struggling to get a deep breathe or any other respiratory symptoms.

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  • lisa99975 3

    Need help for daughter

    Hi. My daughter is 12. 2 summers ago she had one day felt tired sore throats loagy. Then she was fine within that week I noticed under her arm a bulls eye rash. I immediately got her to the dr. They treated her for Lyme. Lab tests were positive. During her antibiotics course she got a mild form of Bell's...

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  • Tickfighter 2

    Need Some Inspiration

    In January '17 I was diagnosed with Lyme. Positive for antibodies and positive Western Blot. I was having crazy symptoms by the time I was diagnosed so I am sure I had it for a while. Waking up with heart palpitations, hearing sensitivty, wonky vision. And was feeling sick every day. Not much joint...

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  • steve196609 2

    Lymes or brucellosis?

    Hi everyone. I am an hgv driver. Thirteen years ago i started collecting raw milk from farms for a very well known Danish food and dairy company. I imagine most of you have some items in your fridge from this company. At one of the farms the farmer gave me a drink of tea every day, obviously with unpasteurized...

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  • zaaaaa 1

    Hey does this look like the notorious Bulls Eye

    HI! I was bit monday night maybe tuesday night. It is now thursday night, and I have this here bite mark. I'm going to the doctors tomorrow, do I have a good chance of fighting since I have caught it soon?  Thanks for any advice, slightly panicking. I live on long island, quite the infested area..

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  • c60211 2

    AONM/Armin Labs Warning

    Hello I've just registered specifically to do this review on AONM who organise private lyme testing in the UK. They are partnered with Armin Labs in Germany and from what I can tell are very popular with patients in the UK wanting to get a private test done. I unfortunately have had a horrible experience...

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  • Ellie Marshall 1

    What we need to go through just to get treatment

    I was a 42 year old healthy woman with an active full life with a wonderful husband David and two kids, Sarah and Jack until October 2002. I was sitting having dinner, when suddenly I felt a stab/tingling-like jolt in the back of my neck, chest pains, my heart started racing. I physically felt very...

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  • maria1607 2

    Under our skin

    I recommend that everyone should watch the documentary Under Our Skin. You can google it or you can find it on YT. I have found a lyme literate specialist in Poland but I am waiting to find out if he would take any more patients this year. I do not think there are any lyme literate specialists in...

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  • tay0806 1

    Lyme disease?

    At the beginning of March I went on vacation to the Keys. Camped out in a tent for a week. When I came home my neck began to feel stiff and I was running a low grade fever. Went to PCP. He ignored the stiffness in my neck and was more concerned about my elevated blood pressure due to anxiety. Blood work...

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  • katie59415 2

    Lymes disease advice on early intervention

    Hello I was just wondering if I could ask you for some advice about Lyme disease. I was bit around 8 weeks ago (when in Italy) and didn't realise it was a tick bite until I got the rash. I went to the doctors and he prescribed me the doxycycline 100mg x2 per day for two weeks. I've had horrendous herxs...

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  • zcastle 2

    Seeking Lyme advice

    Hello!  I'm new to this site so forgive me if I'm posting in the wrong place. I'm looking for some advice regarding medical issues that I've recently realized may be related to Lyme. I'll try to keep it short, and I'm happy to discuss more at length in private messages or email.  About a year and a...

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  • hadassa34668 2

    Itching skin and Lyme

    For the last couple of days I have had this awful Itching on my legs. Does anyone else have this. I do get some new effects of the Lyme every so often, so maybe this is one of them. Advice would be appreciated! Thank you!

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  • andrew12744 2

    Possible Lyme Disease?

    Good Morning First of all, I find reading your stories on this forum fascenating but sad. Sad at how much chasing you have to do to get someone to believe you or test you and how much your GP's dismiss what you're thinking. In a way, I've also felt this partly over time. I want to tell you what I've...

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  • adam66790 1

    Is this Lyme disease?? Help greatly appreciated.

    Hi everyone,  My situation is getting pretty desperate so I thought i'd ask the community for some help.  Background: - 25 year old male, until 8 weeks ago was in the prime of my life physically, going to the gym 3-4 times a week. I then had a huge unexplained crash one night after a gym session and...

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  • vicky89033 3

    ive finaly got diagnosis treatment 12 months after possitive test

    HI, I have had progressive symptoms for 4 years now and was tested for lymes and co infections last jan i had a possitive result for co infection Anaplasma and today 12 mths after that result finaly got the diagnosis and antibiotic treatment. for everyone who has had dismissive doctors who wont even...

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  • Ali888 2

    Lyme disease test results.

    So my test results for Lyme came back negative and i was told i was fine. Knowing how bad the tests are i called the centre back and asked for antibiotics just incase.  just been given 1x 100mg doxycycline daily for 15days. I was bit around 6weeks ago, only experiencing mild symptoms.  Could one of you...

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  • thomas2103 2

    Western Blot test

    After 5 weeks of docycyclyne I am feeling extremely bad, extreme tiredness, confusion, muscles and nerves pain. This morning I went to the doctor and we decided to do a western blot test. Can the result be unreliable considering that I have taken antibiotics since 5 weeks? My lyme diagnose was done clinically...

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  • Jaybevs22 1

    Lyme Disease

    Can someone with Lyme Disease look completely fine on the outside, but in the inside, their brain is what's being affected...Or some other part...They may look fine on the outside but the disease is working full force on the inside

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  • JonBNF 2

    I've been sick for 3 months help interpret lab results

    I have had a history of ibs for 12 years but this past 5-6 months my symptoms began to change and for the past 3 months I became sick unable to work lost significant weight first we thought it was celiac then crohns I have some positive labs to suggest that I may have those but scopes and biopsies came...

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  • Ali888 2

    Lymes disease (help)

    Hey guys Hi, Recently i discovered i have Lyme disease caused by a tick bite while out walking in the woods with my children. I would never have known had i not developed the classic red bulls eye rash on my leg. Im currently waiting for the results of the blood test,after they analyse the blood I'm...

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  • bob73443 3

    Herx or Doxycycline Reaction?

    My wife has been suffering from chronic lyme and bartonella for a while now, and is has progressively been getting worse. She had been put, once again, on doxycyline -- 100 mg in the AM and another 100 mg in the PM.  After a week of this, she started developing severe leg pains in both legs.  Muscle...

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