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I have not been diagnosed with lymes disease, but have had

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I have not been diagnosed with lymes disease, but for years have had many un answered questions. I used to have seizures. I have off and on through the years have bells palsy symptoms, athritus, anxiety, joint chi pain, heart palpatations, shortness of breath, high blood pressure. Upon stress or physical activity, I go into sroke like symtomes.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

Yes, if you have traveled to lyme endemic areas or live in an area like this then you could have it

It is a simple blood test

I would get tested

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Please don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it.

If you have more questions, just reply. :)

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I thought I was paying a trial 5$ change. If I wanted to proceed then it would be the 37$' . I am very dishearted to see a charge for 37$ for a obvious answer. Then if I wasn't to persue with my real questions you want another 28$. I just want a refund on the 37$
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

you haven't paid me anything. I'm sorry

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have the debit out of my account. I would like some more answers but I'm afraid I will get more charges.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

no problem. Just rate me positive and we can continue here. You won't pay more.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm a pet groomer, I live in California, I do work with tic infested dogs. I never noticed any rash. My symptoms started 15 years ago. I can go years symptom free. I've been to neurologist s . Had many tests over the years with no answer. I have been treated as a stroke victim in the er many times, even though I tell them I get these symptoms all the time. My left face goes numb, I feel Jello like and weak, and drunk feeling, slurred speak and a sinking away feeling. It almost always comes on physical activity and or stress. I use to work out 2 hours a day every day, now . I can't even get on the tread mill for more than 10 min without incident. I am constantly out of breath, every heart Test showes negative as do brain mri ,s and blood work. I have anxiety and am on lexapro, it helps but still have symptoms.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

do you have pics?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, but I did take a pic of myself this morning at the end of my incident, had one at work all morning
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

can you attach it?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I tried twice not sure if it worked
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for the extra info.

It can't be lyme if you had no bullseye rash

have you been tested for fibro?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Please don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it :)

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