Results of skin biopsy

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jeanneac
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   Posted 6/16/2010 12:27 PM (GMT -6)   
Ok, so, I had a skin biopsy and they said it is skin scleroderma. Three years ago, they had a few questions in there such as a t cell skin lymphoma and lyme. The rash has faded on it's own a bit. I did have a tick bite 15 years ago but it wasn't attached for 24 hours. I do have joint pain and fatigue. So my question is: do you think I can rest assure that I don't have lyme?
Thanks to the folks who have been so helpful to me these past few weeks.
d 1/09 with colitis sigmoid colon with some diverticular disease as well
IBS, asthma/allergies,  high BP, fibromyalgia, GERD, restless legs and periodic limb movement in sleep, low thyroid, the list keeps growing..........................
claritin, singulair, diovan, progesterone, VSL#3 probiotic, Vit. D, colazal, plaquenil back on cymbalta for pain, nexium for reflux (trying again)
Blood test positive for Crohn's via prometheus ibd serology panel ASCA
Positive ANA rheumatologist suspects mixed connective tissue disease 4/2010
Collitis doing OK for now, it's fatigue and joint pain that are plagueing me right now!!!


CajunGrl
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   Posted 6/17/2010 12:19 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi jeanneac,

It is very hard to say if it could be Lyme or not. Everything I have learned suggests that Lyme can resurface even after being bit 15 years ago. The best thing you can do is see a knowledgeable doctor.
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Prescription Meds: Savella, Tramadol, Hydrocortisone, Plaquenil
Supplements: Thyro-complex, Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium, Folic Acid, Fish Oil, Vitamin C, Probiotics, GI Repair, Vitamin D 50,000IU and Joint Supplement

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jeanneac
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   Posted 6/17/2010 5:20 AM (GMT -6)   
Yea, also I want to get a CD57 test, my insurance will pay for that. It's a good start. The closest lyme doc to me is a few hours away. I am shocked there isn't one in Jacksonville Florida as big as the city is.
d 1/09 with colitis sigmoid colon with some diverticular disease as well
IBS, asthma/allergies,  high BP, fibromyalgia, GERD, restless legs and periodic limb movement in sleep, low thyroid, the list keeps growing..........................
claritin, singulair, diovan, progesterone, VSL#3 probiotic, Vit. D, colazal, plaquenil back on cymbalta for pain, nexium for reflux (trying again)
Blood test positive for Crohn's via prometheus ibd serology panel ASCA
Positive ANA rheumatologist suspects mixed connective tissue disease 4/2010
Collitis doing OK for now, it's fatigue and joint pain that are plagueing me right now!!!

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