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    Old 05-10-2007, 05:49 PM   #1
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    LLMD near Seattle?

    Can anyone provide me with a LLMD near Seattle or at least a way that I can find one?

    Thank you,


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    Old 05-13-2007, 12:41 PM   #2
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    Re: LLMD near Seattle?

    Hi oxlar, welcome to the board!

    How long have you been sick? Below is a Lyme symptom list. You can have any combination of symptoms.

    Unexplained fevers, sweats, chills, or flushing
    Unexplained weight change--loss or gain
    Fatigue, tiredness, poor stamina
    Unexplained hair loss
    Swollen glands
    Sore throat
    Testicular pain/pelvic pain
    Unexplained menstrual irregularity
    Unexplained milk production: breast pain
    Irritable bladder or bladder dysfunction
    Sexual dysfunction or loss of libido
    Upset stomach
    Change in bowel function-constipation, diarrhea
    Chest pain or rib soreness
    Shortness of breath, cough
    Heart palpitations, pulse skips, heart block
    Any history of a heart murmur or valve prolapse?
    Joint pain or swelling
    Stiffness of the joints, neck, or back
    Muscle pain or cramps
    Twitching of the face or other muscles
    Neck creeks and cracks, neck stiffness, neck pain
    Tingling, numbness, burning or stabbing sensations, shooting pains
    Facial paralysis (Bell's Palsy)
    Eyes/Vision: double, blurry, increased floaters, light sensitivity
    Ears/Hearing: buzzing, ringing, ear pain, sound sensitivity
    lncreased motion sickness, vertigo, poor balance
    Lightheadedness, wooziness
    Confusion, difficulty in thinking
    Difficulty with concentration, reading
    Forgetfulness, poor short term memory
    Disorientation: getting lost, going to wrong places
    Difficulty with speech or writing
    Mood swings, irritability, depression
    Disturbed sleep-too much, too little, early awakening
    Exaggerated symptoms or worse hangover from alcohol

    It is very important to see a knowledgeable doctor. Many doctors do not understand Lyme and treat with outdated protocols. Besides Lyme, ticks can transmit several co-infections including Babesiosis, Ehrlichiosis (HME & HGE), Bartonella, and Mycoplasma. It is estimated that 60% of people who have Lyme are co-infected. It may affect treatment choice and progress. It is important to be tested for these by a Lyme reputable lab such as IgeneX in Palo Alto, CA.

    I do not know of any Lyme doctors in WA. See if you can find any support groups in your area, they may be able to recommend someone. The closest Lyme doctors to you that I know of are in CA. If you would like their names, let me know.

    It is also important to learn as much as possible. I recommend reading Dr. Joseph Burrascano's 2005 Diagnostic Hints and Treatment Guidelines For Lyme and Other Tick Borne Illnesses. He is one of the top Lyme doctors in the country, and many Lyme doctors follow his protocols. I also recommend the book "Everything You Need To Know About Lyme Disease (2nd edition)" by Karen Vanderhoof-Forschner.

    I hope you can get some answers soon. Keep us posted on how you are doing okay?

    Old 05-15-2007, 02:18 PM   #3
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    Re: LLMD near Seattle?

    Originally Posted by oxlar View Post
    Can anyone provide me with a LLMD near Seattle or at least a way that I can find one?

    Thank you,

    I don't know if he is still seeing Lyme patients but it's worth a try Dr. Conway- Family Health Center in Longview Wa. I know Longview is 4 hours away from seattle, but it is worth the price to drive a few hours to find someone that is Lyme knowledgable. do you have a Lyme daig. already or just have suspicions that you have LD? I hope that this doc can help you. Good Luck, Sarah

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