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Topic: FLORIDA doctor needed in St. Petersburg/Tampa area
Member # 50917
10-10-2017 10:49 AM
Looking for a doctor that accepts United Healthcare insurance that will perform the Igenex test.
Posts: | From 1 Seminole, FL | Registered: Oct 2017
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Frequent Contributor (5K+ posts)
Member # 9256
10-11-2017 12:54 PM
Welcome to Lymenet!
I don't know of any who take insurance. You need to be evaluated and treated by a Lyme-literate doctor (LLMD). Non LLMDs have no clue about this horrible disease or its complex treatment! A LLMD is one who has treated Lyme disease and the co-infections which come with it for many years and has gotten patients well. A good one will follow Dr. B's Guidelines, the "gold standard" for Lyme treatment. Here is a link for them: http://www.lymenet.org/BurrGuide200810.pdf Unfortunately, LLMDs are far and few between. You need to go where they are. There was a good one in Tampa, but he retired. Also most LLMDs do not accept insurance due to the politics surrounding this horrible disease. Read poster TF's explanation, "Why Lyme Doctors Don't Take Insurance": http://flash.lymenet.org/scripts/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=2;t=025539;p=0 Check the online state Lyme groups at: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/FloridaLyme/info Maybe they can help. They would know better about FL. Some more resources (including Support Groups): http://whatislyme.com/websites-and-support-groups-by-state/ http://www.lymenet.org/SupportGroups/UnitedStates/Florida/ Read the books written by the top LLMD, Dr. H, titled, "Why Can't I Get Better?" and his new one, "How Can I Get Better?". They are an excellent source of information. Read "Cure Unknown" by Pamela Weintraub. Get it at your local library or buy it used on Amazon. View "Under Our Skin" for free on http://www.veoh.com/m/watch.php?v=v21055812yWtmpgB8 Btw - I know you are new to Lymenet, but you should not use your real name, because this is a public forum with all sorts of people on it. Read this link about it: http://flash.lymenet.org/scripts/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=2;t=011844;p=0 You would have to contact one of the moderators to ask how to do this.
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