Why Did the Whites of This Man's Eyes Turn Blue?

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mpost
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   Posted 5/2/2018 12:32 PM (GMT -6)   
"Doctors tested the man's vision along with other indicators of eye health, and the results were all normal. But the whites of his eyes were indeed a bluish color, as were parts of his ears, according to the report, published today (April 18) in the New England Journal of Medicine.

The reason for the man's discolored eyes and ears turned out to be in his medicine cabinet: He told doctors he'd been taking a medication called minocycline as a treatment for inflammatory arthritis for 15 years. Minocycline is an antibiotic typically used to treat bacterial infections, but because the drug has anti-inflammatory effects, it's sometimes used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (a type of inflammatory arthritis), according to the American College of Rheumatology."

/www.livescience.com/62342-whites-of-eyes-turned-blue.html

Girlie
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   Posted 5/2/2018 12:34 PM (GMT -6)   
Yup

I posted before that it stains the thyroid and teeth
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mpost
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   Posted 5/2/2018 12:45 PM (GMT -6)   
yeah i have my teeth stained already. but the skin and eyes.... it's a bit more scary :/

claude783
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   Posted 5/2/2018 1:09 PM (GMT -6)   
I at first thought (reading headline) that he had been taking colodial silver.

There is a man who took colodial silver for many years and looked like one of the smurfs.

Girlie
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   Posted 5/2/2018 1:18 PM (GMT -6)   
mpost said...
yeah i have my teeth stained already. but the skin and eyes.... it's a bit more scary :/


and it seems to be different than the doxy staining - which is on the surface and is cleaned off with dental instruments.

The grey/blue seems to be under the enamel...

Mine didn't come off with dental cleaning
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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

Post Edited (Girlie) : 5/2/2018 12:25:09 PM (GMT-6)


Girlie
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   Posted 5/2/2018 1:19 PM (GMT -6)   
claude783 said...
I at first thought (reading headline) that he had been taking colodial silver.

There is a man who took colodial silver for many years and looked like one of the smurfs.


Yup - silver can turn you blue...takes a lot to do it though....not just daily, but high doses.
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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

Girlie
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   Posted 5/2/2018 1:22 PM (GMT -6)   
"However, one year after stopping minocycline, doctors did not see much improvement in the man's sclera discoloration, the report said."


That's scary - didn't disappear after a year being off it.

Yikes, I'm back on the mino now....
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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

Girlie
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   Posted 5/2/2018 1:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Here's the older thread on it:

/www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=30&m=3448179
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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

Girlie
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   Posted 5/2/2018 1:31 PM (GMT -6)   
/www.nature.com/articles/sj.bdj.2013.682

Can happen in 3 months - now I have a decision to make - I am pulsing the mino though...but my teeth are already stained...don't want my eyes or skin to turn blue...



/www.acneeinstein.com/minocycline-hyperpigmentation/
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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

Post Edited (Girlie) : 5/2/2018 12:35:33 PM (GMT-6)

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