How many here tested positive for bartonella?
Posted 28 February 2012 - 07:42 AM
Posted 28 February 2012 - 09:04 AM
Posted 28 February 2012 - 09:40 AM
Edited by rowingmom, 28 February 2012 - 09:40 AM.
DD15 - Born 2001 with light/sound/touch sensitivity. Loss of speech/fine motor ability 2 weeks after 15 month MMR vaccination.
2004 - Dx ADHD, SPD (light, sound, touch), motor delay (with toe-walking), hypotonia, oral apraxia.
2008 - MMR booster and insect bite (bruise-like rash) - motor/vocal tics, emotional lability (including rage), age regressive behaviour, low level OCD, urinary frequency, diminished fine motor ability, insomnia, loss of executive function. Waxed and waned with strep/viral infections.
2010 - Dx ADHD, Tourettes, Aspergers, motor delay, probable PANDAS.
Jan 2011 - shin/forearm pain, cyclic IBS, foot (sole) pain, dizziness, palpitations, chest pain, anxiety/panic attacks, pick-like skull pain, pain and stiffness at base of skull, tingling in extremeties, chills and hot flashes, extreme fatigue, nightly fever.
June 2011 - Igenex PCR positive bartonella, Negative ELISA, Negative lyme (IND IgM kDa 41; IND IgG kDa 39, 34. kDa 41++). CD57 18. Positive ANA (speckled type), heterozygous A1298C MTHFR. Multiple Abx, methyl B12, methylfolate, P-5-P, herbal, homeopathic treatment with LLMD.
Jan 2013 - Bartonella IgG titers declined from 160 (Jun 2011) to 80. CD57 16.
April 2013 - Weaned from abx treatment at 80% improvement. Continued with Full Buhner bartonella herbal protocol, Terry Wahls/PerfectHealthDiet gf/cf/sf diet. Minimizing EMF exposure.
Sept 2013 - CD57 45.
Oct 2013 - All symptoms (PANS and pain/fatigue) 95% resolved. No flares with viral or other infections. Herxing remains with changes in herbal protocols.
Nov 2013 - Clinical babesia diagnosis. Improvement to 98% with addition of Buhner herbal protozoan treatment.
Dec 2013 - ANA titers negative. PANS symptoms resolved. Regular classroom requiring no accommodations. B+/A student.
Mar 2014 - Continued improvement in cognitive/executive function with increased dosages of cryptolepis/sida/alchornea (CSA) tincture.
Sept 2014 - Continued improvement with the addition of red root. Resolution of EMF sensitivities with low dose cilantro tincture and diatomaceous earth. 99%
Sept 2015 - Present - complete resolution of lingering ticcing symptoms with removal of PUFA supplementation (CLO, hemp oil, fish oil etc). 100%
DS20 - Born 1996. No unusual symptoms.
Posted 28 February 2012 - 09:56 AM
Posted 28 February 2012 - 10:19 AM
Dd did not, but she has it.
started biomedical treatments w/DAN! and GF/CF at age 4,
diagnosed with PANDAS age 5.
Cam K 175, 2 HD IVIG's, 2 LLMD's- had improved, but still challenging in areas at times.
Mom-tested positive Igenex PCR Lyme, and positive Bartonella, 2011, and treated.
Posted 28 February 2012 - 10:41 AM
Posted 28 February 2012 - 11:07 AM
My Lyme son was borderline
I was negative (but am being treated for Lyme)
Only my dd has OCD, which I find interesting...
DD 11: Severe OCD & other PANDAS symptoms Fall 2009, PANDAS dx spring 2010; Bartonella dx spring 2011; Lyme diagnosis Fall 2011.
On various abx combos for three years. Stopped abx in March 2013. Doing GREAT!!!!!
DS 13: Emotional Lability past 4 years; suspected Lyme spring 2011, confirmed January 2012.
On abx since Feb. 2012. Doing really well, too.
Myself: Lyme dx Jan 2012. Treating. Improving.
Posted 01 March 2012 - 04:31 PM
Started treatment October 2010
ABX, 6 IVIGs to date.
Posted 03 March 2012 - 04:32 AM
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