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positivefamily
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I live in Bucks county but have hit a brick wall with the LLMDs I have seen locally. Willing to travel to Jersey to find a Lyme literate doctor. Please send me a few names as there seems to always be a long wait to get in anywhere. Everyone in my family tested positive and its very overwhelming! Need help please
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hopingandpraying
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Welcome to Lymenet! PM sent for MD.

You need to be evaluated and treated by a Lyme-literate doctor (LLMD). Non LLMDs have no clue about this horrible disease or its complex treatment!

They are far and few between, unfortunately. You need to go where they are.

Also most LLMDs do not accept insurance due to the politics surrounding this horrible disease. Read poster TF's explanation, "Why Lyme Doctors Don't Take Insurance":

http://flash.lymenet.org/scripts/ultimatebb.cgi/topic/2/15615?#000005

When calling for an appointment, ask if they have any cancellations or a waiting list. Patients have been able to get in sooner to see a LLMD by doing this.

Check the online state Lyme groups at:
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/PennsylvaniaLyme/info

Maybe they can help.

Some more resources for you (including Support Groups info):
www.lyme-aware.org/pennsylvania.html

The top LLMD, Dr. H, has written a new book entitled, "Why Can't I Get Better?". It is an excellent source of information.

Read "Cure Unknown" by Pamela Weintraub. Get it at your local library or buy it used on Amazon.

View "Under Our Skin" for free on www.hulu.com

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I sent you a name and lots of info.

Welcome to LymeNet! We will help you here all we can.

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pm sent
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I use to live in Bucks County. Sending you a pm.
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