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rasputin26
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Date Joined Aug 2010
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   Posted 8/28/2010 5:35 AM (GMT -7)   
I will be on a month of Doxy and I noticed a couple days ago I had a very painful rash looking thing on my left arm. It was burning really bad and red in an oblong oval from my wrist to elbow. I was sitting watching tv with the family when I looked down and it was red and on fire. This doesn't seem to be a typical allergic reaction. It is no where else on my body. Could this be a lyme rash that has came up? I never had one when I was bitten that I can remember. It has been on my arm for about 4-5 days. I also noticed that alot of the muscle twitching and my aching calves was gone for 3 days. I thought it was great till I got up this morning with aching legs and alot of muscle twitching. I was really bummed to have some of the main symptoms go away and now have come back. Any thoughts what this could be?

I go the the dr this coming Friday.

Thanks,
Kayla

Agmaar
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   Posted 8/28/2010 8:23 AM (GMT -7)   
Doxy can make you very sensitive to sunlight and you can get rashes from it. Have you been getting much sun?
Rich
 
Lyme, anxitey, depression, chronic C. Pnuemoniae
 
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   Posted 8/28/2010 2:55 PM (GMT -7)   
Take a picture of the rash, with something like a coin on your skin right beside the rash (this helps to give a perspective of just how large the rash is). Then you will have documented the rash & can refer to it any time it's necessary.

Is it a bullseye rash?, or just an oval rash? Either way it is not uncommon for a person with Tick-borne infections to develop a rash during treatment.
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