Brad - I have used steroid cream on my arm thingies (lesions, papules???? - whatever it is) and have had no adverse reaction. I think it's the stronger prescription steroid medications that we have to be VERY careful about. I had an evil Rheumy who blew away my immune system with over 21 different steroid type medications for a clinical diagnosis of RA.... I had no positive RA tests, he made a "clinical" judgement.... amazing how this technique does not work with LD. I had a positive LD test and presented with almost all of the LD symptoms.... and no one would believe the results and treat me for LD.
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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 Current Rx's 11/12/08: Wellbutrin 300mg, Paxil 60mg, Xanax 5mg, Rozerem 8mg,
Darvocet, Acidophilus, Rifampin 600mg, Levaquin 500mg, Lyrica 150 to 300mg, Skelexa, Restoril