Thread: Lyme test
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Old 10-05-2012, 02:07 AM   #3
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Re: Lyme test

Originally Posted by 72montecarlo View Post
I have all the symtoms of Lyme disease but my doctor said my test came back negative...the Lyme OD was 0.140; Lyme SCR was negative; and Lyme IGG/IGM was negative. Have any others ever had a negative test result but been treated and felt better?
Lyme is diagnosed primarily by clinical symptoms. Many people who have lyme test negative. It is imperative that you see a lyme specialist, an LLMD, and test at the proper lyme lab, Igenex Lab in Palo Alto CA. Read the sticky at the top of this board titled "lymie newbies" for further information. If you have lyme disease and were recently infected, time is of the essence! The sooner you start treatment the better.