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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 lyme...

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  • Herx or doxycycline reaction

    Hi, I’m kind of new to all if this. I was diagnosed with lupus and secondary fibromyalgia. I’m on plaquenil ever since but have not seen much improvement. There are good days and bad days but it’s hard for me to live a normal life. I had to quit my job about a year ago when my symptoms started suddenly....

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  • Tick bite (Lyme disease)

    I just woke up at 5 to get ready for work and I felt some discomfort on my right foot and looked down and saw a small rash underneath my middle toe

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  • What do tick bites look and feel like?

    Nearly 30 years ago I had a bite on the inside of my thigh. It was a raised lump that was very white with red at the top and red around the base. The lump inself was hard to the touch and the closest thing I can think to what it looked like is an unripe strawberry. with hair follicles in place of the...

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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 am...

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  • Pain between shoulder blades, sternum, and jaw joint pain

    A few months ago I went to the ER with sharp pain between the shoulder blades wrapping around to a very painful breast bone. Blood work show it was not heart related. My family doctor prescribed muscle relaxants and physical therapy. The last few days I have had a feeling like an ice pick stuck between...

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  • I'm at my wits end...

    It's been about a year or so now since I started having these symptoms. The first ones I noticed was the sharp chest pains. I lift a lot at work so I figured it was related to that, but one day the pain was so intense I had a panic attack and Went to the er thinking it was my heart. The doctor did...

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  • Blood work symtoms

    I am wondering if normal blood work would indicate the presence of Lyme disease thru an elevated white count?

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  • PLEASE HELP!!! Certain I have Lyme disease.

    Hello all. I’m new to this forum, and am hoping to get as many responses as possible, because I am in dire need of insight and help. I’ll start from the very beginning. It is now February of 2018, and in July of 2017, I was bitten by a deer tick. I found it attached to my lower back, although there...

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  • feedback desired

    Hi everyone. First let me tell you that my heart goes out to those of you suffering from this disease. I do not have Lyme. My childhood friend has it and I am working on a fundraising event to get her treatment. I wish to post a paragraph or two where I summarize the disease to the people I am asking...

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  • Extreme water retention a symptom of Lyme?

    Hi everyone. Long painful story short, I was finally diagnosed two months ago with Lyme after suffering through two years of unexplained fatigue, hair loss, muscle weakness and severe depression. I'm currently under a protocol of antibiotics and natural herbs to combat the disease. I know it's...

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  • Lyme disease?

    So I've got the classic rash of Lyme disease. PIC - https://ibb.co/c1oWdm  Don't know what else it could be other than an allergy to a mosquito bite? There is a puncture mark in the centre and it's a little itchy. I've also got horrible joint pain in one of my knees -  prone...

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  • Help needed

    I've been having horrible headaches with jaw pain, neck pain, hurts to eat, and my throat will hurt when eating or if I talk for to long. My temple vein bulges too and will hurt. My All on the right side. Has anyone have this issue, currently waiting on my results back from igenex. Can lyme mimic...

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  • Burning throughout body and head

    Hi!  I was diagnosed with Lyme Disease in 2013 and due 2 the fact I was put on horrendous psych meds 4 this (Gabapentin, Zoplicone, Seroquel and Remeron  which I have spent the past 3 years slowly tapering off) I have been unable 2 treat my Lyme Disease.  Some of the w/d symptoms I am...

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  • my 10 years old daughter's lyme arthritis

    I am new here. My daughter was diagnosed last August with lyme disease. She is 10.4 years old now. We went to New Jersey at the end of August 2015. Now back by then, 3 weeks later she had this typical expanded red circle rash. Her Doctor said it was virus due to a flu. No treatment at all. Then later...

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  • Lupus? Lyme Disease? Something else?

    I’ve had symptoms for over a year but have been humiliated by doctors.. sent to mental health specialists numerous times for anxiety.. I even go back to GP and tell them the specialist I have absolutely nothing wrong and they send me back again!!! I’m the least anxious person ever! I’m 100% sure there’s...

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  • Positive EBV test results - Possible Lyme?

     This is my recent health history: Came down and tested positive for mono in Feb 2017 (Severe throat, chills, ache, mild fatigue). Throughout 2017 every 5-6 weeks I would feel "sick" (mild aches/chills) for 48-72 hours. Not ideal, but not a disaster. As of Dec 1, I have been chronically...

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  • mysterious symptoms

    for the past month a half i havent been feeling well...ive had many symptoms..headaches, fatigue, dizziness, ear pain, muscle and joint pain, stomach pain, twitching, pins and needles...could this be lyme? with lyme do you have many symptoms at once and can they change during the day? i had a headache...

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  • Painful swollen lymph nodes in every region for almost a month

    I had my baby 7 weeks ai and the day i got home I noticed a lump in my right arm pit. I went to the Dr two weeks later and my obgyn looked and said it might be lymph node or just a bump from where I shave (although it is very much under the skin). So I waited it out and not more than two weeks later...

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  • 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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  • 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...

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  • Could this be Lyme or something else?

    Looking for some medical advice and knowledge. I have had some reactive bands show up in my lyme disease testing this year. In March 2017 I had three reactive bands appear (41, 58, 66) and in December 2017 I had four reactive bands appear (41, 45, 58, 66). My symptoms started last year with a swollen...

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  • Lymes Diseas in the UK feel confused and alone

    Hi! I'm new to this forum as I have been googling trying to find somewhere I can talk to people who will understand how I feel. This is going to be a long and rambly post so I do apologise in advance... Two years ago in 2015 I was down in Kent for my brothers wedding in a very rural area, they...

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  • Diagnosed as a Mystery!

    After having two positive blood tests for Lymes. When referred to the Reference lab. Both were found to be false positives?! A  CT scan of my entire Torso revealed "no disease". The original "bulls eye type rash" appeared on the palm of my hand within the large muscle  below...

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  • Early Lyme symtoms

    Hi, I was staying in rural France in an area that I know has lot's of tics! And people have got lyme desease staying there in the past. I was bitten by something in my groin area a few weeks ago whilst there, the bite left almost a bit of a hole in my skin and was red and a bit itchy, but didn't...

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