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   Posted 7/11/2009 12:34 AM (GMT -7)   
dear 'lymies'
is 'very bad' hand and feet 'itching' - part of herxing? - I know it can be poss. abx. side effect.
opinions appreciated
U.K. lymie

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   Posted 7/11/2009 1:54 AM (GMT -7)   
Hmmmm, you better call your doctor or pharmacist right away. That could be an allergic reaction.

Do you just have itching?
2003: Symptoms started;Anxiety,Panic Attacks,Heightened Senses
2007: Diagnosed with Lyme. Didn't start treatment.
2008: Symptoms came back with a vengence.
2009: Diagnosed with Lyme plus co-infections....Babesia and Bartonella.
Illnesses:-Chronic Lyme Disease,Hashimotos Thyroiditis, Ulcers, Hypoglycemia
Medications:-Currently on 1500mg Amoxicillian,Ultram,Thyro Complex 60mg,Probiotics and supplements

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   Posted 7/12/2009 12:45 AM (GMT -7)   
the 'hand & feet' itching lasted about 36 hours - thats why I wondered if anyone thought it might be 'herx'?

I asked doc. - he said :if you get a rash and/or swelling, stop the abx. - haven't had rash/swelling [touch wood] .
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