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HEATHERKISS
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My sister is taking Ceftin 500 2x a day for rocky mountain spotted fever. She only has a 10 day supply.

I know, I know...........

What's the best abx? How long? She is going to get tested thru MDL. BCBS pays for that. Thank God! Igenex is out of the question $$$$$$$$$$$

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i don't know much about rmsf, so ceftin sounds new to me.

fwiw, search the tetracycline class of "abx + rmsf", or

"rmsf treatment".

talk with others who live in colorado, and other states where this is known to occur with significant frequency.

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Hello Heather,

Sorry to hear about your sister. Did she take a pic of that rash?

Im pretty sure either doxy or one of the tetracyclines are the abx of choice for RMSF.

Im sure others will be along soon....

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Heather here is a link to the CDC

RMSF CDC website

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Thank you!
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