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Postby jimmylegs » Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:31 am

well pretty sure i scratched a tick off myself last eve! can't be sure because it was on my shoulder blade. definitely felt like a foreign object. now looks like a bite. at least we don't seem (so far) to be in a high risk area for the ticks a) belonging to species which can transmit lyme, and b) which are actually infected themselves.
odd sx? no dx? check w/ dietitian
DRI=MINIMUM eg bit.ly/1vgQclQ
99% don't meet these. meds/lifestyle can affect levels
status can be low in ms & other cond'ns
'but my results are normal'. typical panels don't test all
deficits occur in 'normal' range
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Re: tick talk

Postby Zyklon » Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:01 pm

Watch your core temperature. If you see any unusual increase or other symptoms, go to a hospital. Onset is 1-3 days. Some ticks are no joke.

Or just don't risk anything and go to hospital as soon as possible for some checks.
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Re: tick talk

Postby jimmylegs » Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:43 pm

definitely keeping an eye on the bite for sure! have a day off tomorrow so will be able to monitor. taking some extra antibacterial nutritional measures as well!
odd sx? no dx? check w/ dietitian
DRI=MINIMUM eg bit.ly/1vgQclQ
99% don't meet these. meds/lifestyle can affect levels
status can be low in ms & other cond'ns
'but my results are normal'. typical panels don't test all
deficits occur in 'normal' range
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Re: tick talk

Postby Zyklon » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:37 am

Updates? :)
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Re: tick talk

Postby jimmylegs » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:09 pm

nothing scary to report! not feeling generally more warm, spot is not feeling warm or tender, no ominous ring developing. hopefully all is well!
odd sx? no dx? check w/ dietitian
DRI=MINIMUM eg bit.ly/1vgQclQ
99% don't meet these. meds/lifestyle can affect levels
status can be low in ms & other cond'ns
'but my results are normal'. typical panels don't test all
deficits occur in 'normal' range
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Re: tick talk

Postby MSKarateka » Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:16 am

Hopefully it was not a Lone Star tick. Them things are evil.
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Re: tick talk

Postby jimmylegs » Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:49 pm

was going to say 'i don't think we have those around here' but
http://globalnews.ca/news/3556940/lone- ... to-canada/
i'm gonna be pissed if i end up with a red meat allergy. 1 serving a week is in my regimen! think my little friend was most likely a dog tick tho. *fingers crossed*
odd sx? no dx? check w/ dietitian
DRI=MINIMUM eg bit.ly/1vgQclQ
99% don't meet these. meds/lifestyle can affect levels
status can be low in ms & other cond'ns
'but my results are normal'. typical panels don't test all
deficits occur in 'normal' range
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