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Review: could Lyme disease cause Dysphagia?

We study 807 people who have Lyme disease from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Dysphagia (Swallowing difficulty). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Lyme disease

Lyme disease (latest reports from 4,319 patients) can be treated by Doxycycline Hyclate, Doxycycline, Amoxicillin, Ceftin, Plaquenil, Biaxin.

Dysphagia

Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) (latest reports from 250,637 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 807 people who have lyme disease are studied. Among them, 6 (0.74%) have Dysphagia. They amount to 0.00% of all the 250,505 people who have Dysphagia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dysphagia in lyme disease reports

Gender of people who have lyme disease and experienced Dysphagia * :

FemaleMale
Dysphagia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have lyme disease and experienced Dysphagia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dysphagia0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%87.50%12.50%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

n/a

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Synthroid (6 people, 100.00%)
  2. Zantac (6 people, 100.00%)
  3. Restasis (6 people, 100.00%)
  4. Doryx (6 people, 100.00%)
  5. Aldactone (6 people, 100.00%)
  6. Progesterone (4 people, 66.67%)
  7. Vibramycin (2 people, 33.33%)
  8. Calcium gluconate (1 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Spinning when laying down or certain head movement. Eye twitches and my right eye can't be brought to 20/20 with glasses

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I have so many side effects that chronic fatigue seems simplistic. Almost every cell in my body has been damaged. I have seen over 20 doctors since my cascade of symptoms started (13years ago). They all play dumb, tell me my problem is not in their specialty, or offer me antidepressants. Yet when I look up actual research, I see that most of the pieces of the physiology of my syndrome have been known for years (some for decades).

    I also note that on this web site, there is no way to report a high number of side effects or simplify them as mitochondrial damage.

    I believe it is the intent of this web site, the AMA, drug companies, and most doctors to deliberately avoid "knowing" about the holocaust of poisoning that is occurring in the name of heath care.

    The logarithmical explosion of cancer, obesity, depression, allergies, auto-immune diseases, "rare genetic diseases," and diabetes (to name just a few) matches exactly the explosion of pharmaceutical consumption.

    It would be appropriate to apply the scientific method instead of the profit motive to further human health.

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    Hope22 on Jul, 9, 2014:

    Is doxycyclin among these drugs that have been given a black box warning for anyone with mitochondrial disease?

    Reply

    noscreenname on Jun, 23, 2014:

    person,
    if you have lyme, youre 75% of 100 likely to have either mycoplasma, or serratia. these cause kidney stones, which in turn, cause damage or loss if not surgically removed (struvite type) AND the way the spirochete and other partner bacteria hide from the meds. The lyme docs have known this all along when they said, "it hides where meds cannot get to it". 75% of lymies having myco...= struvite stones that will keep ANY coinfections going on indefinitely via relapse. Its all about meal ticket patients here....sad.

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    kilo on rappahannock on Jun, 27, 2014:

    I did have lyme, but it was treated immediately at the appearance of the classic rash. I have been tested several times since - always negative. I looked up mycoplasma and serratia, as you suggested, but found almost none of the symptoms apply to my problems. Thank you for the information. I can now pass that info on to anyone with those sort of symptoms. My symptoms can all be explained by mitochondrial damage caused by doxycycline and azithromycin. Thanks again for your reply. We all need to teach each other as much as possible, as the doctors won't do it.

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    noscreenname on Jul, 6, 2014:

    hi kilo,
    you know, negative test does not EVER mean no lyme. This is how it works: most tests look for the actual bug; not the lyme test. Lyme test looks for your antibodies to lyme. In raging lyme, bacteria far outnumber the antibodies you can make to fight it. Think of each antibody, as a key that fits in a germ's lock. Once met, the two die together - the antibody can no longer 'react' on the test. test uses dead lyme bacteria, and waits for antibodies to latch on, = positive. Raging infection = millions of busy antibodies, cant register this test. ONLY recovering lymies usually see the positive tests, because antibiotics have now put a dent in the bacterial population.
    NEVER ever rely on a negative lyme test. All docs ought to know this. The lab report directs them with these words, as well. Symptoms = #1 diagnosis for lyme. and for you and anyone else reading: ELISA test, is for rash stage. BLOT, is for anything after the first month. My son, got a lyme rash from mosquito bites midwest - he was treated on the spot, with lyme abx -- guess what? 20 days later, broke out in bartonella stripes, looks like stretch marks - lyme brings with it other bacteria, 10 of them if you look it up, almost more often than the lyme bacteria itself = and none of them, respond to the lyme meds - they all need different meds. Hence, if you had the bullseye rash, were treated with doxy etc, you could have the other co infections that dont respond to doxy etc and need a specialist. Doxy shouldnt cause any damage like youre describing. If it made you feel ill, this is called a herxheimer reaction and indicates bacterial die off. (I could not stand doxy when first found with lyme advanced - made me 300% worse while on it, but its a good sign).
    good luck

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    kilo on rappahannock on Jul, 7, 2014:

    Doxy and azithromycin both can cause mitochondrial damage. Both were prescribed, taken, and began my problems before I got Lyme and was treated with yet more doxy, which caused even more serious mitochondrial damage. Large doses of ubiquinol allow my to function at a passible level.

    Any and all antibiotics damage your immune system and can allow further infections. Some cause mitochondrial damage. Many other drugs can also cause mitochondrial damage. A huge number of drugs have been recently given black box warnings for anyone with mitochondrial disease. It is also true (though not yet admitted by the FDA) that many of those drugs can cause the mitochondrial damage in the first place.

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    hoosier on Jul, 18, 2014:

    I have tmj symptoms and graying teeth after being on dozy for 11months now. My main problem has been breathing. What are other antibiotics used to treat Lyme and co infections?

    Reply

    kilo on rappahannock on Jul, 22, 2014:

    I haven't found the whole list yet. (As likely caused by my poor computer skills and lack of time, as by deliberate obfuscation.) However, I have found laboratory studies as early as 1967 and as recent as 2013 in which doxycycline is used to kill mitochondria in human cells (usually cancerous cells, so the point is to quickly and efficiently kill the cells by destroying the mitochondria). I don't know why such a drug would be prescribed to any living organism, especially systemically.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Also have Bartonella. Probably having a herxheimer reaction.

    Dysphalgia has been intermittent and infrequent, but episodes last for several days.

    Begins suddenly, rather than getting progressively worse.

    Can swallow liquids (including thick ones like milkshakes) without trouble, but solids take concentrated effort and cause pain. Have pain in one ear, and swallowing solids increases it along with giving me pain on the right side of my throat.

    Reply

    Mart100 on Jul, 17, 2014:

    Male
    23

    Hi, just come over this comment whilst searching similar symptoms I have had. Been feeling under the weather for a while now, symptoms that match lymphoma/bartonella, blood tests and xray have come back fine, any suggestion?

    Reply

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