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cleo
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I have been on this combo for 4 weeks. My symptoms are flared along with alot of fatigue and malaise. I have a llmd appt. this week. My question to people who have done this combo... is how long did it take for improvements? Should I stick with this for a couple of months or should I have seen some whispers of improvements if it was going to work?
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Up. I'm about to start this combo too.
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Starfall
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It took a good month or so for me to see any improvement on this combo. And I don't recall herxing at all at the beginning, so I thought it wouldn't be a good tx, but I have seen some improvement with it.

Lately, though, I feel I'm going backwards; I think I need a change now.

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BHealthyNow
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I've done that combo. I think it took about a month to see good improvement, and honestly some of the improvement I didn't even notice until later when I realized I hadn't had some bart symptoms in a while.

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Been on nearly every antibiotic since 10/09

About 60% improvement. Dizziness, air hunger remain.
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