RA and lyme desease

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Debrose
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Date Joined Oct 2015
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   Posted 2/8/2017 8:47 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi all

Doc says I have lyme ?

he gave me a test after bad flare

anyone have RA and lyme?

if so what is ur treatment

what bout biologics and steroids?

I can`t stop steroids right away

lyme dease fforum says stop immune suppressant drugs...lol can`t do that with RA

not my RA

I think if I have lyme I have it

this is first time I had the test

have had RA 4 20yrs sigh I`m overwhelmed..on antibiotics 4 2 weeks for lyme

having sleep probs and vertigo and dizzenes


ty 4 any info




confused

Bstrong
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Date Joined Jul 2010
Total Posts : 147
   Posted 2/10/2017 12:25 PM (GMT -6)   
I would go for the second opinion to the different doctor preferably proffesor of Rheumatology. As far as I know the symptoms of lyme are very similar to RA and it's gard to diagnose both. But I don't have Lyme disease, I had RA in the past - that's what I would recommend though.
RA - diagnosed July 2010 until December 2015

CURRENTLY IN TOTAL REMISSION

Plaquenil, Vit D 700 IU, Vit B complex, Vit C

Warfarin, Baclofen
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