My GP has completely dismissed me!

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2 tired for 30
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Date Joined Nov 2008
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   Posted 11/24/2008 10:02 AM (GMT -6)   
I 'm getting sicker by the day, so I showed up at my Dr's office, thinking surely he will help me. He said that It's very unlikely 'cause Lyme is only found in the states. No tick, no lyme he said. They bulls eye rash could be anything, or nothing is what I keep getting from Dr.`s. What about the fact that I`m getting to the point of not being able to string together a sentence. I was sent home from work today, and they took my keys. Thay asked me not to come back until I feel better. When will that be if nobody believes me I`m getting so frustrated, and I don`t know what I`ll do if my blood test comes back negative. I feel like I`m going crazy and I need help!

woodswalker
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Date Joined Oct 2008
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   Posted 11/24/2008 6:30 PM (GMT -6)   
go to ilads.org and find a lyme literate doctor in your area
9/28/08 - 11/8/08 100mg Doxy b.i.d. 42 days
11/5/08 - 11/20/08 Salt/C, grapefruit seed extract, COQ10, anti-inflammatory herbs with cat's claw & omega 3.
11/20/08 -> reduced Salt/C, omega 3, Acidolphilus and Saccharomyces(friendly yeast),low carb, no wheat, no alcohol, no yeast, no caffeine, no sugar.
Ceftin 500mg, 2x per day; Plaquenil 200mg, 2x per day; Mepron 750mg, 2x per day; Zithromax 500mg, 1x per day.


JELAINEP
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   Posted 11/24/2008 7:01 PM (GMT -6)   
And don't feel alone, I've been dismissed, yelled at, told to get a different dr., etc. It would be like going to a store to look for a dress and them telling your, "No, I'm not going to help you, happy hunting." Get a LLDr. asap and don't waste your time energy or money on anyone who treats you cr$%^y.

The only other "industry" that operates like this is the airlines.... they take your $$$$ and then can screw you for days while you wait for a non-existant flight.... or keep you on the tarmac for 11+ hours.

It's like drs. have no idea that WE PAY THEM FOR A SERVICE - they are NOT doing us a "favor".
We'll get through today - Jennifer
06/00- The beginning, 08/01-LD positive, 10/01- Igenex and CDC LD positive, 10/02-LD positive, 11/03-LD positive, 10/07-Bartonella positive, CD57=3, 08/25/08 - 10 weeks of IV Rocephin, my first visit to a Pain Mgmt. dr. - she was non-judgemental and will not prescribe me any "opiates" which in the end, is probably a good thing.  Current Rx's 11/12/08: Wellbutrin 300mg, Paxil 60mg, Xanax 5mg, Rozerem 8mg, Darvocet, Acidophilus, Rifampin 600mg, Levaquin 500mg, Lyrica 150 to 300mg,
Medicare/SSDI theme song - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bd2B6SjMh_w 
"How much more can I take?", songhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gHiR1xeOSs
 

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