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Lyme Disease And Stomach Problems
Is it okay to take a break from amoxicillin for Lyme disease? The stomach pain is really bothering me.
Consult prescriber: If not already tried then try taking Amoxicillin with food to reduce stomach irritation. If no relief your doctor can review your condition, medication & adverse effects & determine if an alternative is appropriate. You should not have to suffer with stomach pain. Another med may be just as good without adverse effect. ...Read more
Lyme is caused by borrelia burgdorferi. Acute symptoms can include bullseye rash, headaches, joint pain, fever, and flu like sx. Chronic symptoms can include fibromyalgia symptoms, nerve pain in extremities, mood swings, brain fog, heart problems. Lab diagnosis is not very reliable, and sometimes clinical ...Read more
I am taking doxycycline hyclate 4 Lyme disease. Do I absolutely have to take this on an empty stomach? It causes rages when I take it without food.
You can: You can take it with food.Get a more detailed answer ›
46 yr-old woman who 9 years ago started having progressive, dramatic neurological and pain symptoms after an "acute illness", including 50-pound.....?
Mitochondrial dysfunction: unfortunately, this is so obvious that it should stare anybody in the face. How could you possibly have all those symptoms if the energy supply was intact? We used to think that mitochondrial dysfunction was entirely genetic. There is good reason now to believe that it can be acquired, particularly if you have a genetic risk like Chiari. You need intravenous injections of water-soluble vitamins, especially large doses of B complex. Get rid of all manifestations of sugar ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms of long standing Lyme disease have been dealing with for years inflammed jointed skin problems etc etc live in P.A by woods been tested neg.
What is the question: I don't see a question here. Also I don't see any information about treatment for Lyme, were you given antibiotics. Lyme disease can manifest with acute and chronic signs and symptoms, you should be treated either by an ID specialist or your primary doctor if its comfortable. Blood work testing for lyme can be confusing but sure helps for accurate diagnosis, make sure they test for others. ...Read more
No: Kidney disease is not a complication of lyme. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with Lyme disease a year ago and took antibiotics. No problems since. My question is do the symptoms ever return? And if so what should be done?
Unlikely: If you were treated early in the course of the illness and the therapy was successful the chances of your having long-term problems is almost non-existent. ...Read more
Can chronic Lyme disease cause cardiovascular problems? If so what are they and which type of doctor should be seen?
How do they test for Lyme disease? I have sjogrens and fibro and positive ana.Lyme disease sounds a lot like this.I have nuro logical problems too.
I began taking Doxycylin one week ago for possible Lymes disease, and have been experiencing bloating, mild tenderness in my abdomen, and swollen feet?
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