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Lymes causes & symptoms poss ms crossover

Postby fee001 » Thu Jul 21, 2011 12:19 am

This is just my own research from my blog I have got one site I know of....

http://necksecret.com/Lyme_Disease.htm/

........Tuesday, 9 November 2010Yet another angle .......
Lymes
Caused by a bite from a tick, leaves sometimes a bullseye shaped mark which maybe painless.

After rash symptoms may be

fever
headache
swollen lymph glands
muscle and joint pain
general feeling unwell

If not treated promptly
fever
headaches
stiff neck
joint swelling
fatigue
joint pain
knee pain
arthritis

A blood test can confirm diagnosis
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Postby AlmostClever » Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:35 pm

How long after infection would it be impossible to detect Lyme with the standard tests?

Could "chronic" form of Lyme (like 10 years after infection) appear identical or close to MS?
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Postby shaight » Tue Jul 26, 2011 1:51 pm

my initial ELISA test came back possitive (which was not suprising) therefore i was sent for a second test called the 'western blot' test. that one came back negative.

there is a lot of information on this subject and it's quite complex imo and i'm not sure how accurate any of it is.

it seems worthwhile for anyone that might have MS to be tested for lyme.
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Postby AlmostClever » Tue Jul 26, 2011 3:48 pm

Both my ELISA and World Blot came back negative.

Just throwing this out there - is it possible that after a certain period of time that Lyme cannot be detected?

Netflix has a special documentary about Lyme. From what I gathered, Lyme-literate doctors were prescribing long term antibiotics for patients but I wasn't sure if they tested positive for Lyme.
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Postby fee001 » Sun Jul 31, 2011 9:03 pm

Hi!

http://www.lymeinfo.net/multiplesclerosis.html

I am not an expert but there are those out there that are.

google lyme and ms


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Postby jenf » Mon Aug 01, 2011 11:49 am

Hi Almost Clever,
It's not uncommon to test negative for Lyme, despite the amount of time one has been infected (that's my understanding). The criteria the CDC uses for a "positive" diagnosis disregards some important Lyme markers that many of us have. If you suspect you have Lyme, the most important thing you can do is find a good Lyme Literate Medical doctor. Just like the rest of the medical field, there are good ones and bad ones, so choose carefully. I went onto several different Lyme forums for referrals. I started out diagnosed with MS, but ended up with Lyme. I still test negaative, so you have to trust your instincts. I know when you're sick that's a lot harder to do, but unfortunately, we are left with few options. I hope you find the answers you're looking for!
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Postby AlmostClever » Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:38 pm

jenf wrote:Hi Almost Clever,
It's not uncommon to test negative for Lyme, despite the amount of time one has been infected (that's my understanding). The criteria the CDC uses for a "positive" diagnosis disregards some important Lyme markers that many of us have. If you suspect you have Lyme, the most important thing you can do is find a good Lyme Literate Medical doctor. Just like the rest of the medical field, there are good ones and bad ones, so choose carefully. I went onto several different Lyme forums for referrals. I started out diagnosed with MS, but ended up with Lyme. I still test negaative, so you have to trust your instincts. I know when you're sick that's a lot harder to do, but unfortunately, we are left with few options. I hope you find the answers you're looking for!


Thanks Jenf,

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Postby fee001 » Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:49 am

Hi!

I know you are bprobably getting sick of me, but this is a relevant read


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