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tonyaraven
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   Posted 1/2/2018 11:36 PM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone had a TB test done while doing treatment? I have to have one done for the senior center where I'm teaching a chair yoga class. I'm terribly afraid, as many of you know, of having anything set me off in a flare or herx! Any input would be great! Thanks!

Girlie
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   Posted 1/3/2018 12:44 AM (GMT -6)   
I had to have one several years ago (when I was healthy - prelyme)
It was a requirement at a new job.

I have a phobia of needles and it wasn't so bad.
The needle is put just under the skin - not into the vein.

They will check for a reaction several days later (can't remember how many days) - a reaction means you have been exposed to TB.
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Symp started April/2013; Buhner's Lyme May 15-July24/14; Igenex pos. July 3/14
Doxy: July 4-Aug.24/14;Zithro July26-Aug24/14; Amox + Proben. Aug. 29/14;
added biaxin Sept. 26/14
Disc. amox,added Ceftin Nov. 20th.;
Disc. biaxin added Buhner bart herbs Dec/14;Jan/15 pulsing Tinda (w/ Ceftin);
Abx/herb break Apr-July/15; July-mino; Aug. added Rif;
Nov./15 mino - to biaxi

tonyaraven
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   Posted 1/3/2018 9:01 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Girlie. I'm hoping it will be fine.

Girlie
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   Posted 1/3/2018 12:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Let us know how it goes...
Moderator, Lyme Forum
Symp started April/2013; Buhner's Lyme May 15-July24/14; Igenex pos. July 3/14
Doxy: July 4-Aug.24/14;Zithro July26-Aug24/14; Amox + Proben. Aug. 29/14;
added biaxin Sept. 26/14
Disc. amox,added Ceftin Nov. 20th.;
Disc. biaxin added Buhner bart herbs Dec/14;Jan/15 pulsing Tinda (w/ Ceftin);
Abx/herb break Apr-July/15; July-mino; Aug. added Rif;
Nov./15 mino - to biaxi
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