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Lyme Drs in Australia

Discussion in 'Lyme Disease and Co-Infections' started by knackers323, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. knackers323

    knackers323 Senior Member

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    Anyone know of any docs in Australia that treat lyme?

    Preferably specialists over GP s and in NSW if possible

    Thank you
     
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    Sea Senior Member

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  3. heapsreal

    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

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    im sure there is a doc up noosa way very big into lyme and advocay, sorry cant remember a name. quick google would find him?
     
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    If anyone in Sth Aust is after a lyme doctor.. Dr Belinda Coyte is a good doctor who is specialising in lyme (and she's working with the gov to try to get this illness more accepted).
     
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    Anyone seen Dr Peter Mayne? He charges $750 per hour for first appointment and $375 for half hour follow up consultation. Wonder what is his treatment protocol and if they are effective.
     
  7. knackers323

    knackers323 Senior Member

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    He is only a GP is it even legal for him to charge this amount?
     
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    Sea Senior Member

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    For the time spent, yes. An average gp visit is only 5 minutes for $50 - $60 (which works out to an hourly rate of $600 - $720. At the medical centre I go to if you want more than 5 minutes you have to book a long appointment and pay extra.

    $750 for an hour is outrageously expensive, but not really more so than other doctors when you work it out
     
  9. cruizin

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    My brother sees Dr Peter Mayne. I believe he probably knows his stuff, but my brother found him a poor communicator, and had to email back to him to confirm how to go about the protocol.
    The antibiotic treatment is done by a local doctor. My brother had to find a local doctor to agree to do this.
    The tests were done in Sydney. He was found to have Lyme and one of the parasites.
     
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  10. Allyson

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    there is a fb page called LYme Australia and friends that is very useful and informative
    PM ,me if you need more info to find it Knackers


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