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randibear
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I won't go into detail but we all know what it is.

first time was awful. this time we were out to lunch. he stopped at a jewelry store and I barely made it to the rr.

when I got home I was a scalded irritated mess.

I've never done this before.

my sister has this really bad and my mom didn't leave the house very often. momwas almost totally incontinent and sis says hers is weekly event.

can lyme cause this?
I have an appt tuesday and am wondering if I should mention it to h im.

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I'm very sorry to hear this, Randi. No, I would not mention Lyme to the doctor. It will do no good in my opinion. It will just add more stress on you.

Keep us posted. I'm sure there are meds that can help??

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oh no. I've learned never to mention lyme, even to family.

I meant should I mention the bowel problem to him? my sister says she's been to tons of drs and they jus say ibs and want to give her psych meds.

she's on enough meds for her ra and doesn't need any more meds.

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I have had some IBS symptoms in the last few years of Lyme and co, but had a very bad patch of this last spring (like you, started with a big rush to the toilet in a restaurant) and it quickly became clrear that I had a massive parasite issue, even though I had tried to take deworming herbs for periods throughout my illness.

Could this be a factor for you too? It may be worth taking a close look at your stools.

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Oh, I thought you were going to the doctor for this reason.

Sure, mention it.

Eating a meal high in histamine can also cause a sudden rush to the bathroom.

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