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Date Joined Nov 2017
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   Posted 2/15/2018 12:57 PM (GMT -6)   
My Lyme was officially diagnosed with an IGeneX Co-Infection Panel test this week. Will see a LLND in a week. What questions should I ask? What should I be aware of? Is there any advantage to seeing a LLMD over a LLND? I feel like I'm walking out onto an ice sheet and don't know how thick it is. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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   Posted 2/15/2018 1:40 PM (GMT -6)   
A LLND will have a more holistic approach to treatment - generally.
Some LLND's can prescribe abx. So, if you're wanting to do abx, you need to find out if that one in particular does.

A LLMD will generally have a focus on abx treatment...and not so much herbals.

I would ask how they they have a preferred herbal protocol? or?
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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

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   Posted 2/16/2018 4:14 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Just wanted to stop by and say that you will find very helpful members here.
As you begin treatment and your journey to healing feel free to ask questions and reach out for support when needed.

Take care, Jo
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