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Tricky Tickey
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I thought and thought about posting this, thinking nobody would be interested. But the fact is, anything that affects those of us with compromised immune systems is important. It's like if we
overlook one thing, then BAM, we come across it later.

Anyway, a few months ago I got an infected cut on my ankle that would not heal. I'd already been feeling bad with a bronchial type infection. So it lingered for weeks until I finally went to the doctor. It was a deadly bacteria that those of us who have Lyme or HAVE had Lyme (in remission) could be susceptible.

I wrote a detailed account of healing, with pictures, from this mega bacteria. It's so much like Lyme....very resistant to antibiotics. I published the article recently yet haven't shared it yet. I just feel that it's something that should be shared here, due to the fact of weakened immune systems.

It's called pseudomonas & it's a pre-curser to the 'flesh eating bacteria'. Anyway, I've shared it now and hope it may help someone or possibly educate others to the dangers.
If you are interested in reading the article, I'm posting the link here: http://donotfear.hubpages.com/hub/Pseudomonas-Infection-Symptoms-Treatment-Self-Help

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Early Disseminated LD- 2010.
Currently doing acupuncture and yoga.
Negative Igenex (IND & Pos Bands)
ISSUES AFTER: Tendonitis, letter reversal, Low immune system.
PREVENTION:SaltC,Iodine,Humaworm,
Chiropractic.

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lax mom
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Wow, scary stuff.

Thank goodness it didn't progress to the flesh eating stage!

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randibear
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oh good lor, another thing to worry about. and with me facing major surgery....

arrgghhh

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faithful777
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So glad you finally healed. Another thing to be worried about!!

Guess we all need to be very careful when we get a cut. Never would have guessed that could happen.

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Just sharing my experience, I am not a doctor.

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Tricky Tickey
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I never guessed it could happen either. Especially since I'm considered "cured". But that cut was bad before I ever jumped in the water. I was just a lowered immune resistance and it took over. I felt it worth sharing.

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Currently doing acupuncture and yoga.
Negative Igenex (IND & Pos Bands)
ISSUES AFTER: Tendonitis, letter reversal, Low immune system.
PREVENTION:SaltC,Iodine,Humaworm,
Chiropractic.

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TF
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I remember when this happened to you.

It's nice to see the end of the story!

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Catgirl
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Wow, thanks for posting this! Really glad you survived it!

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Razzle
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This is why cleaning even small cuts with soap and water is important...

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Lyme IgM IGeneX Pos. 18+++, 23-25+, 30++, 31+, 34++, 39 IND, 83-93 IND; IgG IGeneX Neg. 30+, 39 IND; Mayo/CDC Pos. IgM 23+, 39+; IgG Mayo/CDC Neg. band 41+; Bart. (clinical dx; Fry Labs neg. for all coinfections), sx >30 yrs.

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