Blood Results – Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydophila pneumoniae & ANA
Phone Call From LLMD
I had my phone appointment today with my LLMD and I received my blood test results finally. First we went over that my Babesia is far from dying off and it’s really angry and my Bartonella is causing havoc again. I will continue treatment for Bab and Bart and add in a new RX which I will list below. I am having the usual low oxygen/air-hunger, soaking night sweats, and my ankle pain is back along with the hundreds of other symptoms.
So for now my main focus is killing off (if that is possible) my Babesia and Bartonella along with other bugs while still treating the Lyme disease. As I have mentioned before and the name still slips my mind but I have the strain of Babesia which is harder to kill than the other species. After two years of antibiotics and no progress for Lyme, Bab or Bart you start to wonder if they will ever go away.
I took notes while on the phone but my fatigue was so bad so I hope I can read my notes. I am stopping Suprax, continue Clindamycin, adding this and pulsing that which I will try to mention below.
Although I have all of this I still enjoy the beauty of life and what I have. It is truly the little things that mean so much to me. Fall, football and the holidays are here so I am happy. Now if I can only find a girlfriend to keep me warm during these cold months I will be all set.
Blood Test Results
I tested recently for my routine CBC but I also tested for Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydophila pneumoniae which I have always assumed I have had for 30 years and I finally have Medicare so I could afford to test for it. The CBC and routine blood work are to check my enzymes and organs and see how they are holding up while on antibiotics which everyone should do monthly or bi-monthly. We also tested my blood for my thyroid such as T3 and for my Anti-nuclear antibody (ANA) count.
So like always I received all bad news on the results.
- Mycoplasma pneumoniae – Positive
- Chlamydophila pneumoniae – Positive
- T3 count – High
- ANA – High
I have Hypothyroidism so my thyroid is slow and counts are usually low so having a high T3 sounds like my thyroid is out of whack. This is nothing that worries me but my T3 has never been high and my LLMD said a new study says having a high T3 (while so sick) is good so we will let it remain high.
My ANA count being high can mean a lot of different things. My primary doctors have always suspected I have Lupus since it runs in the family so it could be Lupus. It could also mean Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) which is what my pediatrician told my mom I would have when I got older when I was a child. I had Osteomyelitis when I was a baby and I lived in the hospital with an IV in my ankle bone marrow for a few months. The high ANA count could also be from fighting an infection which I am so it may be nothing but just joint pain. We are not really sure what to make of it.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydophila pneumoniae both can cause pneumonia, lung issues and possible lung cancer. In 1999 I literally nearly died from elderly pneumonia. I had only 10% of one lung left to breath with. At that time the doctors all said “how the heck did you get elderly pneumonia at your age of 24 years old?”. Now I know why since I have been living with both of these pneumonia causing bugs in me for years. My primary doctors have never tested me for either pneumoniae and never followed up after I had pneumonia.
So today wasn’t really unexpected news since I knew all along I have way more than I have tested for so far. I feel as if I am a walking petri dish so I figure there are more bugs I haven’t tested for yet. It just feels like getting kicked when you are already down when every time you have a test they find a new problem and never good news. So more bugs to kill off, time to get my SK boots on!
A-Bart (20 drops twice a day – herbal dropper for Bartonella)
A-Bab (herbal dropper for Babesia)
Cryptolepis (3 droppers full – herbal dropper for Babesia)
Ketoconazole 2% (apply to Candida area)
Clindamycin 300mg (2 pills 2 times daily for Babesia)
Coartem (4 caps twice a day for 2 weeks, pulsing 3/3 – used for Babesia/Malaria)
Biaxin (for my 2 pneumoniae bugs)
Coartem (for inflammation, Lupus, RA and Malaria)
Artemisinin (for Babesia and parasites)
Meriva 500 (2 pills twice a day for inflammation)
Fluconazole 200mg (1 pill per day for candida/yeast caused by abx)
Folapro (for my MTHFR)
Glutathione (for my MTHFR)
VSL#3 (continue taking 3-4 times daily to keep from getting C-Diff)
Florastor (probiotic to help with abx)
Cholestyramine (a binder to help with intestinal issues)
*I will continue to take Milk Thistle, Chanca Piedra (which are both important for cleaning out the liver/kidneys), 600 mg DHA, Vit B-Complex, Vit C, Vit B12, and a few other supplements.
Stopped This Med:
Suprax 400mg (1 pill daily)