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Dear Rachel,

All of the chelation information is so fascinating! I had to copy some into a document. I definitely want to have it handy. There is so much great stuff, I worry I will run out of room on my PC! :lol: Then what will I do? :unsure:

The Klinghardt Axiom really does make a lot of sense. I believe there is scientific proof. Patients becoming better upon receiving the DMPS injection is good evidence to me. There are so many amazing ideas from this man! He truly is prolific! :)

That is so funny about the new WF store. Things are like that here. You might not notice something one time, then the next time you go by a place, there it is! It is so weird! You will be like "Hey, that was not there yesterday!" :blink:

I am glad you get to begin your LED treatments soon! I bet you are excited! Maybe you will need ten treatments, maybe not. Being highly toxic, it is difficult to say. Let us know how the first appointment goes! By the way, thank you for the toxins list so we know what to watch out for!

Dear Carla,

Now I understand. Overweight people have the mercury hiding in their fat cells instead of their organs. Thinner people have nowhere else for the toxins to go. So, they end up damaging the organs. Thanks for making this much simpler!

I am so happy you posted the information about the whey protein. I was wondering the same thing Bev was. Lactose and I are not friends either! I cannot tolerate yogurt or pudding. That is all it takes to make me ill.

That is so amazing about that restaurant! I know where to go if I come visit you soon! How considerate of that wonderful man to bring you fruit! Why can't more people be like that? I definitely know I am going to go there upon visiting Cincy!

Dear tom,

That is great the apples and apple sauce were alright for you! The Candida is one of those things that is difficult to eradicate for some with diet alone. This varies upon the individual case. I feel women tend to have the more severe cases, due their hormone levels. Three-quarters of Candida patients are women. I agree that if you are doing well, you should not change anything!

Dear Donna,

I have done the same thing you have! Whenever there is a new place that pops up out of nowhere, you think "When did that get built?" :blink: You think you must really be out of it! Then, it turns out, no one else noticed it either! Some of the places around here have been here a while, but not operating just yet.

Your toes sound like they are painted a pretty color! I think I am going to design some stencils. That will make painting them go smoothly. I am hoping to get the OPI color I was talking about before. I did a search, and found that JC Penney on the mall should have those lacquers.

Thank you for posting the information on Goatein. I know Mia probably appreciated it! Sometimes posting is messed up on here. I have had similar problems with what others have. You will go to post, hit the button, then it will refuse to take you back to the page you were on prior to posting.

Dear Mia,

We appreciate the Gotein information! Thank you for looking it up! Lactose is a problem for me. Maybe goat's milk will not irritate my system. I am not sure about the taste, though.

Dear Lisa,

I have no idea about the undenatured whey protein. I do not know if anyone even carries any form of it here. I used whey protein powder for smoothies before. I was doing The Zone at the time. I may go back to that, too. It helps your brain as well as your body!

Dear Bev,

I am lactose intolerant as well! I had one little pudding cup one day, and got so sick! It was terrible! As you would say "Yucka Dookie!" :( That made me as ill as gluten.

Dear Sherry,

The copper overload could very well be explained by the Lyme. That is so strange. You would never suspect a disease like that to cause such a thing. You just never know! Meanwhile, I hope you find your zinc.

Dear Andrea,

The LED protocol probably is different for everyone. I think you are right. You kind of have to individualize the treatment for each case. Really, all treatments should be that way, but are usually not. Hopefully, doctors will catch on!

I do not know how you deal with the EMF thing, though.

Dear Laura,

Howdy! How are you doing? I hope okay. We have not heard a lot from you on here lately. I hope you have been enjoying your new car! It sure is a beauty!

Dear TreeC,

Welcome to the thread! I know what you mean about feeling you are running out of options! I still need to do a rotation diet and food journal! Recently, I have discovered creamed corn is deadly! I got terrible abdominal pain the other day. I even saw spots!

However, I can eat popcorn. I eat an entire bag, and I am fine. I can eat whole kernel corn, and tortilla chips. That is what is so odd. I wonder if the creamed corn was just too much in a small period. The ingredients had no gluten or dairy. It was quite simple, actually.

Sincerely,

Jin

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Ohhhhh-kay, seems I thought I was being far more clear than I actually was.

W/ the topic of supplements to treat candida in what I'd quoted, I used the phrase "direct treatment". Maybe I should've parenthesized "bug killers" next to it.

The diet, as we all know, just starves the beast, taking no direct murderous actions.

I think of the diet, therefore, as an indirect treatment.

Where I wrote that I'd taken "direct treatment" for a short time, I am specifically referring to much of what I got from the ND I had seen for a couple months. I went to her after I'd found on my own, thru ELISA results, that candida was, at that time, my biggest problem by far.

I'm talking about people who are seeking help from Naturopaths, health stores, stuff like that. *Most* people on the candida program will be taking some supplements. I'm sure when you were diagnosed with candida you were on some things right??

Yes, I found an ND after I realized I had candida, and the assorted pills & powders helped a great deal. One bottle had Candida in the name.

It was >2yrs ago, so I don't remember more details. (And brainfogged of course)

It doesnt sound like you're currently seeing anyone for treatment so this wouldnt apply to you. I was talking about people seeking treatment for symptoms and getting diagnosed and treated for only candida infections.

It most certainly applies to my past.

Of course if people are self-treating they can do what they want...eat what they want...supplement what they want.

"Eat what they want" = never beat it.

If people are seeking help from Naturopaths or even looking for answers online....the treatments are *always* including supplements....Theralac, Threelac, Lame Advertisement, YeastDefense, Oil of Oregano, Collodial Silver, Grapefruit Seed Extract, Pau d arco.....I could seriously go on all day with products used for chronic candida.

It's not as if I haven't spent incredible amounts of time researching it all, and reading labels at every store I could find etc etc, too.

I think most or all of those products and substances listed CAN be part of a SUCCESSFUL treatment (hard to say about "lame advertisement" :lol::) ), but I strongly believe none has a shot in hell w/out a strict diet concurrently.

The point is that these things help.....but if they're not "curing" the problem...then it all adds up to alot of money in the long run....with no real results. I know cuz I've been there and I tried all this stuff...and yeah....I still have candida.

As would I w/out the diet.

Even though the diet had nothing to do with what I was saying...its still a form of treatment...if you have to do it forever....then its not really a cure. I can "manage" my candida in the same way....but it doesnt correct the situation and I really dont want to be on a candida diet all my life.

I'm far from my prior strict diet for months now, tho I still don't eat, or want, many things that might be ok.

I've been drinking beer for months. Using red bell pepper for months. Seemed sooooooo strange at first to realize green pepper was ok, but the same one harvested later would not be ok.

Again, I strongly believe the diet IS a necessary part of the cure.

I do not think of the "cure" as meaning I can eat anything (gluten-free, of course) that I want again.

My idea of a cure is zero brainfog for a month, energy wildly increasing every week, having a perma-smile instead of being morose & depressed. Enjoying every moment of conciousness, thru all the regular ups&downs.

And yes, even when things go badly, I'm still enjoying the fact that I can think right.

I'm nowhere near the strict diet I needed to beat candida, and I'll be adding foods whenever.

I'm not in any hurry. Whatever I get to taste for a few minutes would provide infinitessimal joy compared to that from jumping out of bed w/ a smile that doesn't come off until I'm nearly asleep again at the end of the day.

I swear there's so many times lately I'm still chuckling about something or other up to the moment of leaving conciousness.

No food can hold a candle to THAT. (That cliche doesn't even come close to the magnitude of what I'm trying to express)

Holy heck....even the thought of doing that would make me just throw my hands up. :blink:

I realize some people are able to accept so many restrictions.....but I think we all know I'm not cut out to be one of those people. I wanna be racheling me some pizza!! :P

Years ago, I certainly never would have imagined I could restrict my diet that heavily either.

I still find it wacky that even a stupid carrot gets called "too sweet".

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Carla,

Its interesting what you said about the Babs causing worse herxes than Lyme.

I've never had any noticeable reaction from my samento and I've taken up to 20 drops in a day. It never seemed to affect me but I figured its because the infection isnt too bad. :unsure:

When I started the Noni (for Babs) I got a little worse....nothing severe but I guess it was enough that I conveniently "forgot" to take any for almost 2 months now. :ph34r:

Yeah...theres the non-compliance thing. :rolleyes:

I take everything else but I skip over the Noni every time!! Everything else is at least 10 drops and the Noni is oly 5 drops. :huh:

I dont even know if the Noni had anything to do with making me feel bad....I guess I've never even thought much about it. Its like I just have some wierd fear about the Noni drops so I just avoid taking them.

I'm gonna start again today but I think now I'm even more fearful. :ph34r:

If I notice anything I'm just gonna only take 1 or 2 drops and keep it low for awhile.

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Dear tom,

I agree integrative approaches are best. Candida is something that needs various things to kill it off if it is a severe overgrowth. I know mine is. I am scared of antifungals. They say that to experience less die-off or avoid it altogether, to start the diet a month before taking the supplements or an antifungal.

Now that I know mercury could be the actual cause of the die-off, that could change everything. I wonder about that. I am not sure my holistic physician would agree with that or not. However, she does perform chelation. So, she must know something about it.

Dear Rachel,

I really do think it is all so fascinating! Mercury really plays a role in things we never contemplated before. Now that more information is becoming availabable, more options are open. You get to thinking on a track you did not know existed. Now, there are possibilities that we never expected to come into contact with!

Sincerely,

Jin

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Hey everyone how are you?

I have a question if anyone knows. Everytime I swallow my stomach makes a gurggling noise. Does anyone know what this is?? Also I notice as I eat my food doesn't stay in my stomach very long and I can eat a lot my stomach just stays flat, real flar and I can feel my food move down fast.

I keep also losing so much weight. Do you think it's a worm or something. I can't afford to lose more weight than I already have. I am very afraid. But I would like to know what that gurggling sound is going down my throat. Could it be mercury?

Thank guys for anyy info. :huh:

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Hey.....I read a book like 3 years ago by Jordan Rubin "Patient Heal Thyself".

He talked all about Goatein in that book. I think its good stuff but I ended up getting turned off by the fact that he heavily promoted it in his book and then I found out its his own company "Garden Of Life" that puts it out....so I never actually tried it.

I got skeptical but was still curious about it. I ended up finding it in a health store by my house...this was when I was on disability and it had a BIG price tag attached to it....so I got mad at Jordin Rubin again. :lol:

Anyways....from what you posted it sounds really good and it might be perfect for you. At least if you're getting it from WF and it doesnt work out...they're really good about the returns. :)

The one on El Camino is pretty easy to miss...because its on El Camino it just doesnt seem to take up alot of space...even though its actually really big....pretty much ALL of the parking is underground...with a tiny little lot in the front that might park 20 cars. :huh:

During the busier times they have people directing traffic in the parking area because of how its situated. I dont even attempt to park in front...I always go straight underground and have no problems parking.

If you drive past Dr. S.'s office its only about a block up....on the same side...right next to Sees's Candy....it doesnt jump out at you....you cant get an idea of how big it is from the street.

Simple?? :huh:

Hehe...if only. :P

:

Rachel

This isn't the whole foods in San Mateo with the underground parking is it?

Oh and I read that Jordin book too. Man he was so skinny. That's how I look right now.

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Ha, no stinkin fumes can totally wipe out my memory...

<radio voice>

So for those of you keeping score at home, it's:

Donna - 1

Multiple coats and colors of nail polish - 0 !

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Hi, everyone. Starting my third day of grain free, legume free. Pain has been intensifying and not sure if it is connected. My last metronadazole was Saturday, so it could be that. Lately the symptoms seem worse on the second day after.

If this is the mercury, not sure what else i can do right now to get rid of it!

Sherry

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Does anyone know if it would be safe to wash veggies in hydrogen peroxide to kill the outside of mold?

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Ohhhhh-kay, seems I thought I was being far more clear than I actually was.

W/ the topic of supplements to treat candida in what I'd quoted, I used the phrase "direct treatment". Maybe I should've parenthesized "bug killers" next to it.

The diet, as we all know, just starves the beast, taking no direct murderous actions.

I think of the diet, therefore, as an indirect treatment.

Where I wrote that I'd taken "direct treatment" for a short time, I am specifically referring to much of what I got from the ND I had seen for a couple months. I went to her after I'd found on my own, thru ELISA results, that candida was, at that time, my biggest problem by far.

I think your post just proved my point.

You went to an ND who supported your diagnosis of candida and gave you supplements....but 2 years later you are still unable to resume a normal diet. So did the ND actually help you effectively treat your condition??

This was the exact point of my post.....there are people who are out there diagnosing this as a single cause of disease symptoms...selling the supplements and making the $$ but not digging deeper to find out *why* that chronic infection is there in the first place. People dont recover this way....I have not seen it happen yet with a chronic candida infection.

What I'm saying has nothing to do with diet.....obviously everyone knows that this is an integral part of treatment. My point is that when you seek treatment there are supplements involved...and this in itself is BIG business...and a reason why some Dr.'s/Naturopaths would look the other way as far as any connection between heavy metals and candida overgrowth.

That *was* your original question right??

You asked about what other Dr.'s who treat candida thought about Dr. K.'s theory on "die-off".

I was answering that question....

I'm not sure what "direct" or "indirect" treatment has to do with it. Whether or not you chose to continue with seeing the ND or taking supplements was a personal decision. It has nothing to do with my response to your question.

If it becomes scientifically proven that chronic candida infections are directly caused by metal toxicity...there are still gonna be ALOT of people out there treating *only* candida. The reason is $$....these Dr.'s have no experience treating heavy metal toxicity.

However, its not difficult for them to stock their shelves with "candida killers" and to make those sales while giving some brief instructions or handouts on how to follow the diet. Then you're on your merry way....come back when you need more supplements.

Does anyone really get better?? :unsure:

I dunno....I havent seen it yet....the only ones I know of who've recovered are the ones who got diagnosed correctly and treated those underlying issues.

"Eat what they want" = never beat it

Basically what I'm saying is when you're self treating the entire thing is in your own hands....you decide what you put into your mouth and you decide what treatments to take (if any).

Some people *do* choose to follow the diet very strictly...I was one of them and for the entire time I was on the diet I did not cheat....I made that choice and I ate what I wanted to eat during that time.

I *wanted* to eat the things that would give me back my health. I was not tempted to cheat because I *believed* I would recover if I stuck to this diet.

"Eat what they want" = the choices they make are in their own hands (at least in the context of my sentence). It doesnt mean cheating....unless you interpret it that way.

As would I w/out the diet.

The fact that I went off the candida diet has nothing to do with me still *having* the infection. It would be better under control had I stuck to the diet but it most certainly would not be *gone*.

In reality.....you still have a candida/leaky gut situation.....you've stated this in the past. If the problem were resolved you would have been able to resume a normal diet. Unless I'm mistaken and this is just your preference??

I think if there is some fear in eating carrots or various colors of bell peppers....then there is still some issue with the candida. Its not "cured".....its simply "managed" by your dietary restrictions. Theres a HUGE difference between the two.

I'm admiting that my candida situation is not resolved....otherwise I would be out eating the things I used to eat without consequence. I'm also admitting that the diet/antifungal treatment by itself is not going to "cure" me.

Clearly my idea of a cure differs widely from yours. Brainfog isnt my biggest issue....the fact that I have to live my life avoiding so many things IS the biggest thing. I'm ready to do everything I can to correct that situation.

So yeah....I'm striving for alot more than green bell peppers.

While I can agree that no food holds a candle to the simple and purest joys in life....I also want to rid my body of chronic infections so that I can actually spend alot more time enjoying life instead of worrying about foods and chemicals.

I dont want to worry about getting sick if I make one bad choice...or if I grab the green pepper which was harvested later in the year as opposed to the one five inches to the left which was harvested at a different time.

Its not what I want for the rest of my life.

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I think your post just proved my point.

You went to an ND who supported your diagnosis of candida and gave you supplements....but 2 years later you are still unable to resume a normal diet. So did the ND actually help you effectively treat your condition??

Omg u SO missed what I'm saying.

The ND was a great help. After a bad 3days (I'd call them horrible, worst ever, chock-full-o-heinosity if I'd never been thru what I did pre-gluten-free), I was getting better all the time.

For all I know, if I did a 12day soy test back THEN (I rechecked, it took 12 not 10), I would've started feeling this *unfathomably* good 1.5 yrs ago!!

I haven't felt this great since maybe the mid-to early 70s!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How can I care about whether I can eat cheese?????????????????? (Or anything else . .. . . .can't even think of things I'd WANT to eat that I can't)

I eat GREAT food all the time. (The menu just repeats quicker than other people's)

The main symptom of my post-gluten-free illness(es) has NOT been limited menu!!

Brain-dead & joyless & unable to lift my arms up long enough to hold the ph for a quick call or wash my own hair - now THOSE are symptoms. (Got more if ya need 'em)

This is another time when I wish I'd had enough energy & mental acuity to have tried being on the forum in the months before soy-free.

There sure as heck wouldn't be anyone wondering if I've gotten better!!!!!!

<ok, now I can read the rest>

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I dont want to worry about getting sick if I make one bad choice...or if I grab the green pepper which was harvested later in the year as opposed to the one five inches to the left which was harvested at a different time.

Its not what I want for the rest of my life.

What's the point of talking like this?

I was talking about RED bell peppers being so sweet, while a GREEN bell pepper isn't.

The ones that feed candida are . . .not . . . .green anymore.

And I'm pretty sure both can be harvested year-round.

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With apologies, we interrupt this program for the following emergency broadcast:

I WAS BITTEN BY WHAT I THINK WAS A TICK TONIGHT.

We had an outdoor concert, and it was very buggy, and the d@mn thing crawled under my bra, so I was stuck not being able to do anything about it while I was on stage. :ph34r:

I have it in a zipper bag (I resisted the urge to squash it).

My question for you Lyme Ladies is: what do I do now? And how do I find out if it is a tick, and what nasty things it might be carrying? :blink: :blink: :blink: :blink:

It definitely bit me--I felt it during the concert. But it was not attached to me when I got home and ran for the cabinet with the zipper bags.

What should I do?????? :blink: :blink: :blink: :blink:

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and Carla...good thing I'm not EVER tempted by alcohol....could you imagine if I was!! :o

Racheling alcohol would not be a good situation. :blink:

I don't want to Rachel it, but we all know that I am capable of having just a little of something ... the temptation to Rachel for Rachel would be bad! :lol: I just want a glass of wine with my pasta and perhaps a Jack and Coke before dinner.

Dear Carla,

Now I understand. Overweight people have the mercury hiding in their fat cells instead of their organs. Thinner people have nowhere else for the toxins to go. So, they end up damaging the organs. Thanks for making this much simpler!

Right, but not just mercury, ALL toxins.

Carla,

Its interesting what you said about the Babs causing worse herxes than Lyme.

I'm gonna start again today but I think now I'm even more fearful. :ph34r:

If I notice anything I'm just gonna only take 1 or 2 drops and keep it low for awhile.

Sounds like a good idea. TAKE YOUR DROPS OF NONI!! Does your mother know you're skipping it? She does now! :lol:

You can't fully get rid of borrelia without treating the babs because the borrelia can hide in the babs.

Hey everyone how are you?

I have a question if anyone knows. Everytime I swallow my stomach makes a gurggling noise. Does anyone know what this is?? Also I notice as I eat my food doesn't stay in my stomach very long and I can eat a lot my stomach just stays flat, real flar and I can feel my food move down fast.

I keep also losing so much weight. Do you think it's a worm or something. I can't afford to lose more weight than I already have. I am very afraid. But I would like to know what that gurggling sound is going down my throat. Could it be mercury?

Thank guys for anyy info. :huh:

Did you get a stool analysis? I think this is going to give you a LOT of answers. :) My tummy is getting SO much better now that I'm treating the right thing.

Brain-dead & joyless & unable to lift my arms up long enough to hold the ph for a quick call or wash my own hair - now THOSE are symptoms. (Got more if ya need 'em)

Yeah ... I hear ya'. Some days I have trouble holding my flute up, but I'm standing in front of a parish that seats well over a thousand people, so I have to suck it up. I certainly couldn't do that with the phone or blow dryer ... not to mention washing my hair ... just not enough motivation.

I had a lot of trouble playing today ... first of all, a new song during communion, so I was sight-reading (they let me not come to practice because of my health) ... and it needed to be longer so I had to play one verse as a solo ... sight reading! Did I mention there were FOUR sharps???? That's a LOT for a C instrument! But the main problem is that the first sign of a herx coming on is air hunger ...

With apologies, we interrupt this program for the following emergency broadcast:

I WAS BITTEN BY WHAT I THINK WAS A TICK TONIGHT.

We had an outdoor concert, and it was very buggy, and the d@mn thing crawled under my bra, so I was stuck not being able to do anything about it while I was on stage. :ph34r:

I have it in a zipper bag (I resisted the urge to squash it).

My question for you Lyme Ladies is: what do I do now? And how do I find out if it is a tick, and what nasty things it might be carrying? :blink::blink::blink::blink:

It definitely bit me--I felt it during the concert. But it was not attached to me when I got home and ran for the cabinet with the zipper bags.

What should I do?????? :blink::blink::blink::blink:

My guess is it's not a tick. If it was a tick, you wouldn't have felt the bite and it would have been still attached. Google ticks and see if you can see a picture.

If it was a tick, I would probably start treatment as a precautionary measure. Doxycycline, 300-400 mg. per day for 21 days. You won't test positive for antibodies for a couple weeks.

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Dear Lisa,

I have that gurgling as well. It is usually air. The cause is normally problems in the gut. With the inflammation you have, that would likely cause the sensations you are feeling. I have experienced this as well, including the feeling of the food moving through. :unsure: That can definitely freak you out! The Leaky-Gut is a major problem.

Dear tom,

I did not know we were keeping score with Donna and the nailpolish! :lol: We will have to see how this progresses. Should we compare this with Wimbeldon? Speaking of, have you been keeping up with it? I heard about Venus Williams doing excellent. That was exciting! I did not get to see any highlights, though.

The Candida is so odd that way. I was surprised the hear about the peppers being too sweet. Carrots I know are supposed to be kind of high in carbs. However, I do think that the green ones are not sweet at all. The red ones have a strong sweetness. Most people do not know they are in the nightshade family, as are the potato, tomato, eggplant, and cayenne pepper!

Dear Rachel,

I can understand your point. There has to be something keeping the yeast around after it being starved. Does the mercury protect the yeast, or is the other way around? Can they protect each other possibly? Or, is a virus or microbe of some sort protecting it, which is activated by the mercury?

Dear Carla,

All toxins hide in fat cells? Wow, I had no idea! I had heard some similar information before. Now I have a much better explanation, though. That means petroleum could be in my ghetto booty! :o

Dear Alison,

That is terrible! I think the tick has to be attached to you for at least 24 hours before it can transmit Borrelia. That is what I read, anyway. Still, it does not hurt to be cautious. It is good you have the tick. I can see why you would want to squish it out of vengeance! :lol: I have done that to a mean ant or two!

Sincerely,

Jin

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Alison, ticks don't bite and let go ... they bite and feed until they fall off. That's why I doubt it was a tick. They put off a poison that numbs you so you don't feel the bite. In all the bites I've had, I never felt one ... I always knew I was bitten because I found an attached tick.

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That is terrible! I think the tick has to be attached to you for at least 24 hours before it can transmit Borrelia.

I KNOW that is what you've read ... it's not true. Improper removal can make it transmit immediately ... plus there are cases that weren't there for 24 hours (I think the senator who got it recently is an example ... I don't think his tick was attached for 24 hours).

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I KNOW that is what you've read ... it's not true. Improper removal can make it transmit immediately ... plus there are cases that weren't there for 24 hours (I think the senator who got it recently is an example ... I don't think his tick was attached for 24 hours).

Dear Carla,

I always thought that was crap. I am glad you cleared this up. It only takes a split second for bacteria to enter your body. Of course, the CDC does a lot of reporting on it. You know how they are wrong considering they go by the 2-tier approach for diagnosing. Our area had 10 cases of RMSF, which was also much higher than the surrounding counties in that 9-year period.

Sincerely,

Jin

P.S. Can a tick bite cause a rash around your waist? I was wondering, because back in 1997, I went out in the woods a lot. I thought it was poison oak or sumac. Now I wonder if it was something else. What do you think?

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It looks exactly like the pictures of the deer tick. :(

Is there anything else that looks like a tick but isn't?

I really don't know. If it wasn't attached, it didn't bite you, I'm pretty sure of that. It would still be attached if it did. Are you sure you didn't just feel it crawling around? Are you sure it wasn't attached?

You might want to post on Lymenet to see what some of them say. That way you get more opinions that just mine ... besides, it's past my bedtime. :)

A deer tick is very small. If it did bite and if it is a tick, you should start on meds.

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IIf it wasn't attached, it didn't bite you, I'm pretty sure of that. It would still be attached if it did. Are you sure you didn't just feel it crawling around? Are you sure it wasn't attached?

Well, I felt SOMETHING bite me, and hours later when I got home, there was a tick in my bra. Like I said, I have it (the tick, not the bra) in a zipper bag.

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Well, I felt SOMETHING bite me, and hours later when I got home, there was a tick in my bra. Like I said, I have it (the tick, not the bra) in a zipper bag.

Alison,

Take what you have in with you to the doctor. They should be able to tell you what it is.

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Omg u SO missed what I'm saying.

The ND was a great help. After a bad 3days (I'd call them horrible, worst ever, chock-full-o-heinosity if I'd never been thru what I did pre-gluten-free), I was getting better all the time.

I'm sorry...I just really cant follow your posts anymore.

I dont understand why we are discussing your diet?? :unsure:

I was talking about NATUROPATHS who diagnose Candida as a SINGLE cause for disease SYMPTOMS.

Thats really all I was trying to discuss.....not red peppers, green peppers, soy or anything else having to do with candida diet or your specific intolerances.

Also your posts confuse me...the other day you felt significant improvement on day 1 of the candida diet...now today it was the worst ever, chock-full-o-heinosity etc.?? :huh:

So yeah...I'm confused and have trouble following these posts. Dont mind me but I just dont think I want to participate in these types of "going nowhere" discussions anymore.

I dont think its good for my brain. :)

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I WAS BITTEN BY WHAT I THINK WAS A TICK TONIGHT.

What should I do?????? :blink: :blink: :blink: :blink:

Your later post said it looked just like a deer tick. I'd say you need to follow up on this right away. If you did get a bite that transmitted one of the lyme buggies like borrelia, if you don't get antibiotic treatment in the first month, and long enough to wipe it out, it will become chronic.

Sorry are you in a lyme endemic area? Do you have a good LLMD that you can call the office and inquire?

Sherry

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Dear Alison,

I agree with the others. It is better safe than sorry. There is a slight possibility it is a deer tick. I saw pics of them and they have eight legs? I thought things that have eight legs are arachnids. Could they be insects sometimes?

Sincerely,

Jin

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