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has anyone ever tried doxy. on a 13 y.o?


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#1 MamaOnAMission

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 03:39 PM

i have severe confusion from lyme and was helped by doxy. my child is not getting better. she is 13. she suffers from severe confusion. i was going to ask doctor to try doxy. what do i have to lose. she's non-functioning at this point


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Posted 27 April 2012 - 06:46 AM

I could be wrong, but I think the big concern with doxy in children is teeth staining. If she has all her adult teeth it's probably okay, but definitely check with doc.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 06:46 AM

Double post

Edited by momcap, 27 April 2012 - 06:46 AM.

DS9 - Lyme & PANDAS (IgM & IgG positive on lyme Western Blot, chronic elevated ASO in 300-500s with baseline ASO of 27 before scarlet fever, CamK II @ 176, and anti-dopamine 1 @ 4000)
DS7 - Lyme (IgG positive) & "strep carrier"
DS6 - lyme (IgG positive) & chronic elevated ASO in 500-700s

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 10:38 AM

Doxy is just not supposed to be given to children under 8. A 13 yo should be fine and would be my choice for that age for a TBI.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 10:38 AM

Doxy is just not supposed to be given to children under 8. A 13 yo should be fine and would be my choice for that age for a TBI.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 10:38 AM

Doxy is just not supposed to be given to children under 8. A 13 yo should be fine and would be my choice for that age for a TBI.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 03:50 PM

We just gave my 8 yr old Doxy for Anaplasmosis. They gave her 5 days. She has late Lyme, major psych symptoms and leg pain. She was on high dose amox and the psych symptoms (suicidal) worsened dramatically, but she seemed to get a lot better on the Doxy very quickly, I would actually like to try a second course of it. At this stage, things being so so so bad, I figure if she develops dark teeth we can get her caps. I would rather have a healthy , happy kid with dark teeth than the suffering she is going through now.

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 04:43 AM

could not agree more....

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 05:51 AM

The concern is largely the teeth staining. Your dentist should be able to tell you if the crowns are formed. Once the crowns are formed on the molars, there is no chance to stain them. At that point, even if there is a little staining, it will be at the root of the molars. My daughter is 11 and has 7 baby teeth still, but all crowns on permanent teeth are formed according to her dentist. She was recently put on 100mg of doxy 3 times a day.
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Posted 29 April 2012 - 06:36 AM

The concern is largely the teeth staining. Your dentist should be able to tell you if the crowns are formed. Once the crowns are formed on the molars, there is no chance to stain them. At that point, even if there is a little staining, it will be at the root of the molars. My daughter is 11 and has 7 baby teeth still, but all crowns on permanent teeth are formed according to her dentist. She was recently put on 100mg of doxy 3 times a day.


Tried to send you a pm (again) :) Can you clear some of your messages. thx

Dd 13
Chronic Sinusitis since 18mths of age. Symptoms emerged with sinus infections and into remission with abx.
Severe Episode in March 2006. Dx with PANDAS May 2006. Three other episodes between 2007-2009.
2009- symptoms became chronic.
2010- dx with lyme, bartonella, rmsf. Positive Igenex Lyme. Positive Quest Bartonella and RMSF (igg).
2011- lupus flair, erythema nodosum, Pots, Positive Advanced Lab Culture w/ pic of spirochetes in sample. Positive Igenex

2012- endoscopy & colonoscopy

2013- Still positive for Lyme w/Igenex.. Positive Bartonella w/Quest

2014- Positive Advanced Lab borrelia culture, Positive Igenex, lupus flair, hypothyroidism

 

Treatment: abx & ivig


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Posted 29 April 2012 - 10:56 AM

hummm doesn't look full. I'm probably not doing something right.

Edited by Lilly, 29 April 2012 - 04:45 PM.


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Posted 29 April 2012 - 11:02 AM

just emptied messages

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 11:10 AM

Hi Lily. I was trying to pm laure to ask her about the teeth staining. It's probably not a good idea to put your email address on a public forum. Take care.

Dd 13
Chronic Sinusitis since 18mths of age. Symptoms emerged with sinus infections and into remission with abx.
Severe Episode in March 2006. Dx with PANDAS May 2006. Three other episodes between 2007-2009.
2009- symptoms became chronic.
2010- dx with lyme, bartonella, rmsf. Positive Igenex Lyme. Positive Quest Bartonella and RMSF (igg).
2011- lupus flair, erythema nodosum, Pots, Positive Advanced Lab Culture w/ pic of spirochetes in sample. Positive Igenex

2012- endoscopy & colonoscopy

2013- Still positive for Lyme w/Igenex.. Positive Bartonella w/Quest

2014- Positive Advanced Lab borrelia culture, Positive Igenex, lupus flair, hypothyroidism

 

Treatment: abx & ivig


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Posted 29 April 2012 - 03:32 PM

Hi Lily. I was trying to pm laure to ask her about the teeth staining. It's probably not a good idea to put your email address on a public forum. Take care.


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Posted 29 April 2012 - 03:34 PM


Hi Lily. I was trying to pm laure to ask her about the teeth staining. It's probably not a good idea to put your email address on a public forum. Take care.



I think there is room in my message box, but people often tell me it's full. Try now...
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