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vals positive test voor Lyme?

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Food Intolerances : gluten, dairy, soy, oats, corn, yeast, gilthead bream, sole, carp, red bream, pike perch, seadevil, sea bass, shark, oysters, some nuts, capres, marjoram, caraway, ananas, cherrie spinach, chick peas, horsebean and more

PostPosted: Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:49 pm    Post subject: vals positive test voor Lyme? Reply with quote

Hi all,

Some time ago I wrote about my positive test for lyme disease (for the second time in 2 years), the antibiotics I had to take for three weeks and the questions about a possible relation with MC.
One week after the antibiotics I was tested again and the result was similar to that prior to the antibiotics and very rare: IGM positive, what means an active infection (but that is impossible after the antibiotics) and IGG still dubieus (what should be positive after an infection with borrrelia). My doctor want to test me again after two months.
Ik now that some times people with auto immuun illnesses like MS have a false positive test and I guess that's the question. It looks like a have been taken antibiotics for nothing and stopped the magnesium and other supplements for nothing. (This was recommended because it could diminish the working of the antibiotics.)
Feeling at the moment much better since I stopped antibiotic and restarted my supplements a month ago! And of course I'm glad that it looks like I didn't have lyme disease. If i get new information in a few months, I'll inform you.

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Food Intolerances : Gluten, casein, soy, and avenin, (avenin is the prolamin in oats, which is equivalent to the gluten in wheat), beef, grapes, peanuts, cashews, almonds, (but nut butters seem OK except for peanuts), citric acid, chocolate, and agar.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Sonia,

Thanks for sharing the update information. That's interesting that it's possible to get a false positive result.


It is suspected that some of the hardest material known to science can be found in the skulls of GI specialists who insist that diet has nothing to do with the treatment of microscopic colitis.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm glad that you're feeling better and don't have Lyme, Sonja. Thanks for the update. I live in one of the worst tick states and I am now paranoid about getting Lyme disease.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I suspect that may have happened with me as well Sonja. I had a positive test for early Lyme, but didn't know of any tick bites and didn't have any Lyme symptoms. I also took the antibiotics, but not sure if I had too. Thankfully they don't seem to have obviously set me back...
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