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  1. Thanks for sharing your experience, MaryAngela. I wish we had pushed for putting him on antibiotics right away, rather than waiting for the test results. I think we'd become complacent after over two years of no symptoms. I'm going to try to talk with our pediatrician on Monday about trying abx.
  2. Thanks, Cmac. He hasn't been tested for anything else, but I'm going to talk with his pediatrician about other tests on Monday, since it's clear we won't be able to see the PANDAS specialist for a while. He's had a lot of stuffiness over the past couple of months, so I'm also wondering about a sinus infection.
  3. Our 17 yo was diagnosed with PANDAS eight years ago after sudden onset of obsessive thoughts and discovery of a previously undiagnosed strep infection. He responded dramatically to antibiotics, with the symptoms receding within 24 hours. He had a few flare-ups with strep infections over the next few years, which were also successfully treated with antibiotics, and he also had occasional smaller increases in symptoms with viral infections that remitted on their own. He's had no symptoms for the past 2 1/2 years, but about 3 weeks ago, he had a sudden onset of obsessive thoughts and anxiety that
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