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PC110
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I have been on doxy for two weeks and have not had a western blot test yet. Seeing LLMD as soon as I can get in on cancellation list.

My primary put me on doxy and tested; No antibodies detected
Results suggested if "symptology is suggestive of Lyme re-test in 2-4 weeks".

I am going to take the doxy for another week, I still have symptoms and assume that I will after another week.

Should I wait to have the western blot until I am off this dose of doxy?

Will it effect my results if I take the test while on the doxy?

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To get an abx-evoked positive test, it's best to go OFF the abx for 10-14 days, then test again.

Hope it works for you!!!

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