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  • Strange Symptoms - No Answers - 4 Months

    Hey All,  I was wondering if any of you can help me. The last couple of months have been hard for me and I just want to start feeling better. I'm begging any of you to take a look at the below and let me know of any insight that you can possibly provide on the matter.  Over the last …

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  • I may have lymes disease, but can’t seek hospital for 6 days.

    I’ve got a bullseye rash, and stayed on a farm in Italy for a few days which would make me an increased risk(?). I don’t recall seeing a tick, so I’m a little confused however none of my mosquito bites look like that.  I cannot seek medical attention until I’m back in England (6 days). Will I …

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  • Need advice on lab results

    Hi Everyone, I have a symptoms of stiffness and weakness in legs along with feeling fatigued. Some muscle twitching also. I recently had a test and this is what it shows. Western blot IGM band 41 Indeterminate. IGG band 41++ IGG band 58+ IGG band 83-93+ Bartonella: positive My question is …

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  • Lyme testing in the UK

    Hi everyone, Can someone advise on how to get tested for Lyme Disease in the UK? Is there a way of getting it done privately? My GP thinks you can't get it here so I'm not getting anywhere with him. I have had symptoms of Lymes for at least two years but he dismissed the idea when I …

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  • Late stage prognosis + testing

    Hello, I’m a 19 year old male who’s been dealing with an unexplained chronic illness for 2+ years, details of the symptoms I’ve gone into here https://patient.info/forums/discuss/medical-mystery-671412. It had never occurred to me I could have Lyme Disease, it was raised by someone on that …

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  • Am I making progress?

    So I've been on treatment now for 3 weeks and it's had its ups and downs like you all say but I wanna make sure you all think I'm making good progress.  On good days although I don't feel 100% I just feel more positive.. I feel like as soon as I wake up i can usually tell …

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  • Eyes and vision

    Has anyone with Lyme had debilitating eye pain and visual disturbances that no one can diagnose? I won’t even go into all the visual problems I’ve probably posted them before. I’m just beyond desperate for help. This eye pain and visual problems never let up it keeps me from being able to do …

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  • Eyes and vision

    I have recently been diagnosed with lyme. It ended up being clinical because of results being ind. By far my worst symptoms are severe eye pain and visual disturbances that no one can help with. I stuggled with this almost a year with no diagnosis at all. I even went back for another mri because …

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  • Pregnancy with husband with Lyme disease

    Dear all, My husband and I are thinking of having our first child (not now now but in 1-2 years). However we are a bit unsure on how to proceed due to the fact that my husband was diagnosed with Lyme disease 1 year ago. Nevertheless, he was diagnosed because he saw an erythema migran on his …

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  • HELP WITH NEXT STEPS PLEASE

    Hi I will try to shorten this as much as possible! Diagnosed (via blood test) with glandular fever (Epstein Barr) April 2017 and generally been unwell ever since. My neck still swells weekly, along with my arms and eyes. Tiredness, blurred vision, nightsweats, racing heart..... GP did some general …

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  • My moms Lyme test results....help

    my 78 year old mom has these results.....the doc is thinking for sure Lyme...she’s on antibiotics for 14 days...rash is clearing but pain in shoulder joint and elbow joint...anything else we should do or look for?

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  • how long for symptoms to appear?

    I had a bite from something in 1967 (in suffolk) , the only reason i remember is because i was scratching it and my mum asked to have a look.  It was a round rash and my mum said i had ringworm, i put on some cream and forgot about it' In 1997 i was in texas and the same thing happened, a …

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  • lyme diagnosis...do I have it?

    Hi everyone, So I was diagnosed with lyme along with some co-infections by my holistic doctor after testing positive for western blot (IGG: 23, 41, 93, IGM:41 along with positive IGG for bart. hens. and mycoplasma p.) back in April after being sick for roughly 5 months and despite my traditional …

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  • Lyme and pulse

    Hi I posted a few weeks ago but i don't know where to find. Sorry if i post again, i am not really got at this stuff. I m from Romania so please excuse me if i do grammatical mistakes. So, I have Lyme like the rest of all, diagnosed 7 months ago, on round 2 of abx : doxycycline and …

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  • Is this a Tick bite?

    Hello Everyone I recently discovered what I think is some kind of insect bite behind my knee that I do not recognize. I am wondering if it could be caused by a tick? I know it doesn’t have the bullseye rash. But it is red, had a white spot in the center and has a hard bump. I know all bites can …

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  • Struggling to find diagnosis ( Lyme like symptoms) Any advice?

    Hi, I am a 22 year old female who has been suffering from a variety of disabling and disconcerting symptoms for the past six months. I am constantly tired mentally and have nonrestorative sleep (normal sleep study result). I am also physically fatigued, although the severity waivers. Some days I …

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  • Please help me understand testing

    Hi. I am having a multitude of mysterious symptoms and I'm just getting worse. My body is so exhausted, I have terrible weight loss, I run unexplained fevers... and so much more. It's so incredibly difficult not knowing what is happening to my body - as I'm sure most of you understand. …

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  • Sinus tachycardia and possibly lyme

    I was at the doctors and he said my heart rate was fast so he checked it again and again and it kept getting fast up to 150bpm. So he called an ambulance and I got admitted to the hospital and they gave me iv fluids and anxiety medication, neither worked. And a whole lot of tests were done, all …

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  • Supplements? Weight gain? Where do I start??

    Hi guys! After a nearly year-long process of being turned away by doctors who dismissed my symptoms as just stress or hormones, I finally got a diagnosis last week of Lyme disease and have been on doxycycline the past 6 days. The Herxheimer reactions were awful (and my doctor, who was not well- …

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  • Anyone else have western blot results like this?

    My husband and I are from the New York area.  He had sever lymes when he was about 6/7.  No one had noticed this until he was very ill, which took weeks maybe months.  He was treated with 6 month antibiotics.  A few years later had a flare up and was treated with 6 months …

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  • 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 …

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  • 1 year of weird symptoms...Possibly Lyme?

    Hello all, About a year ago this July, I started experiencing what would eventually become a long list of symptoms and can say with some confidence that this has been one of the worst years of my life. It all started with some eye discomfort, as if I had some type of burning conjunctivitis or …

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  • Not making any progress

     I was diagnosed with Lyme, bart, & babesia about 2 months ago. I've had it now for 2 years I believe & ive had so many symptoms. At first when I started reading about Lyme I thought it was a fit with me & I had pulled numerous ticks off of me before feeling bad. I'm from …

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  • 18 year old with mobitz 1 hearth block and weird neuro symptoms

    Hi my name is branislav, and i just found out i have hearth block, combined with all the weird neuro sfuff i have i think it might be lyme. I also live in endemic tic area and i have been exsposed to tics. The problem is no doctors belive to me its lyme.And if im corect hearth block is typical …

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