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Tbrown2
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I am not scheduled to see a LLMD until atleast the 28th. I am out of my prescribed cefuroxime as of

today but I have about 10 days of doxi left over from a prescription that was stopped because the

doctor thought thats what was causing my eye symptoms but I have been off doxy for 3 weeks with

no eye improvement. So should I take the left over doxy until the LLMD appointment or just wait the 2weeks without anything?

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I would take the doxy
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What dose of Doxy is it?
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seibertneurolyme
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Yes, take the doxy. And if this is a new infection I would get on the herb astragalus as well. You may not want to do a full herbal protocol for just a couple of weeks, but boosting your immunity with astragalus might help in the meantime.

Also you could try some of the adaptogenic herbs like rhodiola or ashwaghanda or Siberian ginseng to support adrenal function.

While waiting for your LLMD appointment gather prior medical records and make lists of symptoms and questions to discuss with the doc.

Good luck.

Bea Seibert

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I would take the doxcy to but I would also start reserching alternative therapies and find a doc who knows how to use them if you cant figure the puzzle out on your own.
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