"No treatment for Lyme disease!"
About: Arden, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Arden, Herefordshire and Worcestershire
Posted by Lyme (as ),
I became unwell after a tick bite 7 years ago. My thyroid went borderline, swollen glands flu like symptoms with bone and muscle pain, bulls eye rash. I ended up at A&E in Coventry, and no one took me seriously, as they thought I had a clot and did the tests! When they couldn't find anything they sent me home. I've seen my GP constantly since then, trying to get a lyme test done. I was treated with disrespect and abused and basically told it was in my head. I was sent to the breast clinic due to lumps and pain, seen a heart consultant due to throbbing and pain round my heart, thyroid consultant with boarder line hypothyroidism but no treatment. All the time asking for a lyme test. I have been admitted to A&E several times over the past couple of years with severe pain and a slow heart beat! I've changed my GP but again nothing after My NHS blood test showed a negative result. 2 months ago I had a private test done at armin labs, it came back positive, after showing my GP, I was told to go to Holland and Barrett. I have become house bound, I can't function with brain fog, forgetfulness, pain at the back of my head which is getting worse, I can't stand the light. Severe chronic pain, numbness in my feet and legs, feeling sick all the time. No GP will help or NHS, I don't trust any one anymore, I know my own body and know this is a nasty poisonous infection! How long do I carry on until my heart gives up with this infection, I need proper treatment now it's become chronic!