Posted 5/9/2009 7:07 PM (GMT -6)
A person who has had Lyme for years and years can still have positive IgM for Lyme because the bacteria are constantly changing their outer surface proteins. This is what makes the immune system have to keep generating new antibodies to the bacteria, thus making IgM antibodies to Lyme possible even in late stage Lyme.
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, Heparin (to flush PICC line), Claritin, Colloidal Silver (used topically), IV Milk Thistle, probiotics.