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Tick-Borne Diseases

From a 2014 lecture by Dr William Lockwood (ID):

The most common:  RMSF and Lyme disease (most likely to be on the Boards).  But there are others! 352 more words

Family Medicine/Pearls

September Update

Hi! I thought I’d do a quick update since restarting my IV treatment last month. Things have been going relatively smoothly as far as the port and treatment goes (well as smoothly as life for a Lyme patient is). 767 more words

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My Lyme – My Voice

Guest Author: Holly Roesing

I originally grew up in Connecticut – however, to my knowledge I was never bitten by a tick. I lived in the Northwest corner/Litchfield County for 30 years. 1,931 more words

“It’s A Scandal” -Daryl Hall on Doctors Denying Chronic Lyme

Excerpted from the Huffington Post :  (07/22/2016)

Growing up a musically-obsessed child in the 80’s, Daryl Hall was one of my biggest inspirations. A masterful, inventive songwriter with an ocean of soul, he set me on the path to being an artist, to never waste a word, and to sing because I mean it. 846 more words

Lyme

The Alien Bacteria: A Friend's Journey through Tick Borne Disease

By Devang Patel, MD

The Story

Hi everyone.  Couldn’t get to sleep today so I thought I would write a blog.  This blog isn’t just any blog though.   1,663 more words

Point Of View.

Does E. ewingii Cause More Cases of Ehrlichiosis Than Previously Thought?

This figure shows the incidence of ehrlichicosis cases by state in 2010 per million persons. Ehrlichiosis was not notifiable in Alaska, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota or Montana. 685 more words

Bacterial Diseases

PICC line for treatment

Hi

So some recent exciting things have happened in the world of Sam…I got a PICC line put in! We finally decided it was time to do IV treatment so last Wednesday I got a PICC line put in and last Thursday I received my first ever dose of IV doxycycline. 514 more words

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