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Re: Longest documented cases?

Subject: Re: Longest documented cases?
Author: SuziG
Date: 9/19/2005 4:47 pm
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Status: Approved
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I was exposed on August 12th and I'm still fighting it. My symptoms started the next week. I tried everything I could find over the counter and I kept getting worse. I went to the doctor and was put on Prednisone on the 21st. I still got worse and had a Kenelog shot on the 24th. I was no better and was put on a longer/stronger course of Prednisone on the 25th through Sept 4th. Symptoms were resolved to a very mild rash between Sept 2nd until Sept 10th. Was treating myself with Hydrocortisone and Betamethazone until Sept 16 when it became obvious I was again losing the battle, all of my old patches had re-erupted. I started back on Prednisone on Sept 16th. I'm getting better (again), but for me it's been 5 weeks of itching so far. It never has fully gone away yet and when I try to workout I get a rash wherever I sweat. I'm really interested in the responses you get to this thread because my doctor is baffled, he thought I should have been better in just 2 weeks. I'm afraid I'm going to have scars all over my legs from this.

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Longest documented cases? (Approved)Ken D.9/18/2005 0:21 am
  Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)Keith9/18/2005 5:10 am
    Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)Pete9/18/2005 11:48 am
      Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)henny389/18/2005 1:30 pm
    Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)JEN9/21/2005 10:03 pm
      Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)Debbie9/22/2005 2:38 am
  Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)SuziG9/19/2005 4:47 pm
    Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)Michelle10/12/2005 8:30 am
  Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)deborah9/20/2005 10:11 pm
  Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)lala9/22/2005 1:20 pm
    Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)Debbie9/22/2005 3:58 pm
      Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)Jesse9/28/2005 12:40 pm
        Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)SuziG9/28/2005 2:53 pm
        Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)Debbie9/28/2005 6:35 pm
          Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)Jesse9/28/2005 10:31 pm
            Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)Debbie10/1/2005 3:01 am
              Re: Longest documented cases? (Approved)Melanie4/5/2006 11:40 am
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