How long do you suspect you've had these infections? The chances of dying from Lyme is actually quite slim unless you have some serious heart issues due to Lyme disease or other conditions that might come into play. It was irresponsible for your Primary to say that to you, but at least she recognizes that it's a serious infection.
There are reasons to follow what a LLMD will tell you, as taking some antibiotics can force the bacteria into a cystic form that the antibiotics won't be able to break through.
Please don't see the Infectious Disease doc - they won't go by the treatment standards that you need to heal.www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20946067
In order to see a doc that will actually help you heal, here are some things you can do:
For information on finding a Lyme Literate Medical Doctor(LLMD) in your area, you can start a new thread titled something like:"Looking for LLMD/LLND in the _______ area." Although you will need to enable your email option in your profile in order to receive any recommendations, as we don't allow doctor's names and contact info to be posted on the forum for several reasons. You can enable your email option in your profile, under 'edit profile'. Be sure to click the submit button to actually save your preference.
Send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also go to tbdalliance.org/
to learn more about
You can go to The Lyme Disease Association and search for LLMD's 3 times in a month. You have to register first. Here is the link:www.lymediseaseassociation.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=277&Itemid=74
Herb only treatment for Lyme & Bart ended Dec. 2011 - no active symptoms
Herb only treatment for Babesia ended Dec. 2012 - no active symptoms
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Had Lyme, Bart, Babs, RMSF, Ehrlichia, Myco, Anaplasmosis, EBV
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