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MollyJo
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I am 56 with Chronic Lyme. Can anyone tell me of a good Lyme doctor in Florida.

Thank you

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hopingandpraying
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Welcome to Lymenet! PM sent for FL.

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!

A LLMD is one who has treated Lyme disease and the co-infections which come with it for many years and has gotten patients well. A good one will follow Dr. B's Guidelines, the "gold standard" for Lyme treatment.

Here is a link for them:

http://www.lymenet.org/BurrGuide200810.pdf

Unfortunately, LLMDs are far and few between. You need to go where they are. At least half of all Lyme patients travel out-of-state to get proper treatment.

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?ubb=get_topic;f=2;t=025539;p=0

Contact the FL Lyme Support Groups - they would know better about FL.

https://whatislyme.com/lyme-in-florida/

http://www.lymenet.org/SupportGroups/UnitedStates/Florida/

Read the books written by the top LLMD, Dr. H, titled, "Why Can't I Get Better?" and "How Can I Get Better?". They are an excellent source of information.

Also read "Cure Unknown" by Pamela Weintraub. Get it at your local library or buy them used online.

View "Under Our Skin"
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2JgR_Jfbhv8&noapp=1&client=mv-google

and "Under Our Skin2: Emergence"
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1iAzRksyHfSNWBGsHcugYl9a8WQ9TnDCW

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Bartenderbonnie
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You can request a LLMD through ILADS here;
https://www.ilads.org/patient-care/provider-search/

You can request a LLMD through Global Lyme Alliance here;
https://www.globallymealliance.org/lyme-patient-support/find-medical-professional/

These are simple e-mail formats that you fill out and they respond with LLMD’s in your area. Be sure to research each doctor. Carefully chose the LLMD that suits your criteria.

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