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Tick Bite Persistant Problems, Lyme Disease?

Hi, im an 18 yr old male. Ok well over the past couple years I have been some "out of sorts" feelings, dizziness, and not up to par. Well about one year ago, I started feeling all sorts of horrible symptoms...Heart problems, swollen lymph nodes, dizziness, neurological problems, fatigue etc etc. One year later I feel a bit better but am still not 100%. I have not been fully diagnosed. (i was diagnosed with mono about 7 months ago.) now I still have symptoms like swollen lymph nodes, fatigue, weakness, dizzyness, etc. I have recently come to the realization that lyme disease may be possible, I know that I was bitten by a tick when I was a child ( about 9 years ago.) could I have chronic lyme disease? Why or why not? Thanks for any help.
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replied January 4th, 2009
Lyme Disease
I have had Chronic Lyme disease for about 6 years now. I was diagnosed in June 2007 by blood test(ELISA and Western Blot) and MRI(have leisons in my white matter in my brain). Was in a wheel chair for a year. I've had numb legs, numb arms and hands, numb spine,face,and my head feels numb sometimes. I am extremely fatigued since the onset of this. Short term Memory is bad. Was put on high doses of axomicillin(875mg 4x's a day)They tried doxycycline but I was allergic after 45 days. I was on 7 months of IV rocephin antibiotics. After 4 months on IV rocephin I started to improve and by the six month was walking again I too thought I had MS! But I don't. Now I am back on Amoxicillian(2700mg a day) again and Miocycline 100 mg a day. Still improving, but Lyme never goes away only goes into remission. Jane
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replied October 26th, 2009
I have much the same issues as you Jane, although its not true. Lyme can go away. I've dealt with issues for several (eight years, so since I was around... six years old) I was at mayo clinic for around four months, and I think that musicftm should go to a doctor and see if there is an infectious disease specialist. they are the most helpful doctors, i'm seeing one right now.
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