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by RitaA
Sat 2 Apr 2011 7:43
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: B.C. announces $2M to study Lyme, chronic fatigue
Replies: 2
Views: 1148

Re: B.C. announces $2M to study Lyme, chronic fatigue

This is how it started: http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Most+doctors+trained+diagnose+Lyme+disease/4518329/story.html VANCOUVER -- B.C. doctors are failing to comply with a requirement to report all cases of Lyme disease to public health authorities and are confused about diagnosing it, according...
by RitaA
Wed 30 Mar 2011 21:59
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: Has Anyone Here Recovered from Lyme Disease?
Replies: 11
Views: 35563

Re: Has Anyone Here Recovered from Lyme Disease?

rlstanley and claudia, Thank you both so very much for your replies. I have likely been struggling with late-stage Lyme disease (and possible other chronic infections) for many, many years. My medical history is almost too unbelievable to share with others, so I won't even attempt a summary at this ...
by RitaA
Tue 29 Mar 2011 23:14
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: Has Anyone Here Recovered from Lyme Disease?
Replies: 11
Views: 35563

Has Anyone Here Recovered from Lyme Disease?

It's completely understandable that people here don't always agree, but I'm having difficulty figuring out if anyone here has truly experienced a lasting benefit from any type of treatment for Lyme disease. My bottom-line question after trying to figure which members believe in what, is simply: Has ...
by RitaA
Tue 29 Mar 2011 22:57
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: Independent Appraisal and Review of ILADS GLs
Replies: 11
Views: 3381

Re: Independent Appraisal and Review of ILADS GLs

This is a reference I recently saw about a review of IDSA guidelines: http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/short/171/1/18 Conclusions: More than half of the current recommendations of the IDSA are based on level III evidence only. Until more data from well-designed controlled clinical trials bec...
by RitaA
Thu 1 Jul 2010 8:41
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: What country should overseas travelers get tested in?
Replies: 11
Views: 1844

Re: What country should overseas travelers get tested in?

Hopefully you've been tested, diagnosed and even treated. I was also exposed to possible borreliosis and other tick-borne illnesses while visiting Finland -- which makes B. gariini a very likely suspect -- especially since I have predominantly neurological and skin manifestations (those found almost...