Histamine injection (Tavegyl) also a trigger?

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   Posted 6/12/2009 2:56 AM (GMT -6)   
I began in January 2009 with itching - first thought of as some parasite. Treated with permethrin creams etc. Dismissed by a dermatologist who had me injected with Tavegyl to soothe the pruritus she diagnosed me with (wrong!) - which I have found out is a histamine. That very night I suffered a high temperature, terrible heart palpitations etc and was the actual starting point of my now far more serious condition. I have mentioned this to doctors who have dismissed any connection. I was supposed to have several injections but never went ahead with the rest. This same specialist also prescribed topical cortisone ointments for head and body - which of-course had no effect - in-fact possibly worse.

Can anyone tell me if this injection could have been the trigger that then sent me into a chronic phase of this disease? Up until that point I had never even considered Lyme/associated diseases. Of-course I have been through the same processes since then of doctors not only denying that I have Lyme but making it clear that I am not suffering from anything - except delusions. Won't bore you - you've heard it all before. But anyone any ideas about this Tavegyl? If it wasn't the trigger it'll be a remarkable coincidence.

Thanks.

Razzle
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   Posted 6/12/2009 3:52 AM (GMT -6)   
Tavegyl is the same thing as Tavist, which is an antihistamine. See http://www.drugs.com/tavist.html
Histamine is a neurotransmitter as well as a chemical messenger involved with the immune system. Suppression of histamine therefore can have effects on the immune system and nervous system.

There are some contra-indications and medication interactions with Tavist that may have triggered your symptoms. I would discuss this with a pharmacist if I were you - they are usually more savvy about drug side-effects and interactions than most MD's.
-Razzle
Chronic Lyme Disease, Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication/Chemical Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, Pancytopenia, chronic malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.; G-Tube; Currently TPN-dependent.
Meds:  Zofran, Pulmicort, IV Ceftazidime, Heparin (to flush PICC line), Claritin, Colloidal Silver (used topically), probiotics, homeopathy.

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