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Old 08-24-2006, 10:05 PM   #1
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Well, when I was looking up things on Lyme Disease, I came across this photo.


It is the third photo, the one where the rash is on the persons back. It looks like my back only my rash is pinkish in color, not purple. I am now scared sick. I have noticed that on my back before but never though anything of it until now. Is this the end?

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Old 08-25-2006, 07:06 PM   #2
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Re: Bartonella.

Hi Marconis.

I have Bartonella. I'm not feeling well tonight so I can't type much - sry.

If you posted before and I forgot, my apologies, but do you have Lyme? Usually if a person has a co-infection, they have Lyme. There is a test for Bartonella, but it can be tough to get an accurate result.

I defintely have Bartonella, yet I have tested negative twice.

I have the weird rashes that come and go. Its scary to see this rash all over my legs - but its a good thing for me because it means my medicine is working and the bacteria are dying/

Please get tested for Lyme and Bartonella. Are you seeing a Lyme Literate Medical Doctor (LLMD)?

Peace and health to you.

Old 08-25-2006, 09:57 PM   #3
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Re: Bartonella.

Hey 6Blues, thanks for replying. I am going to my doctor either Tuesday or Wednesday, because I had just noticed the rash (and a bit of symptoms) on Wednesday. I didn't think anything of it, I assumed it was jsut a mark from the chair or something since it was all down my back. Then last night I accidentally came across a photo of a bartonella rash, and it looked almost identical to what I had. I was bitten on June 30th, so I am afraid it's too late. I'm afraid my doctor won't know anything and will dismiss me for anxiety and hypochondria. Although, 6 years ago, my sister was dxed with lyme by the same doctor (used to be her pediatrician). I can't remember if she had a rash or not or if it came up through blood tests.

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