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bugabooboo
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Having searched this sight, I find no positive comments on the above in terms of efficacy in treating Lyme.

Why then do I seem to be having very strong neuro herxes using this ATB as a "stand-alone treatment"?

IE: Body pain, brain fog, etc.

Does anybody have experiences with this ATB?

Thanks,

Bug

9 yrs. with Lyme and Co's

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Perhaps it makes you herx but won't get you well??

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I am taking this abx for a tooth infection and am experiencing the same type of effects. I even switched temporarily to Biaxin and felt alot more symptomatic from the erythromycin. It is a macrolide but it isn't a chosen abx for Lyme.

I am not expecting to see any long term improvement on this drug.

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Thanks!!!!!!!...... Interestingly, though my LLMD did RX this, I also have a tooth infection!

There is something going on for sure.

I tried to stop the med and I got worse! Started back up, got better.

Will we ever really know?

Anybody else?

Bug

(site, not sight) (=

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