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Yolanda Foster Has 20-Year-Old Leaky Silicon Implant Removed to Help Alleviate Lyme Disease Symptoms

Discussion in 'Lyme Disease and Co-Infections' started by Ecoclimber, Aug 8, 2015.

  1. Ecoclimber

    Ecoclimber Senior Member

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    Yolanda Foster Has 20-Year-Old Leaky Silicon Implant Removed to Help Alleviate Lyme Disease Symptoms

    Yolanda Foster married to David Foster, 45 Grammy awards nominee, record producer/composer/songwriter, may be one step closer to finding a cure for her Lyme disease. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, 51, shared a bathroom selfie, letting fans know that she had a leaking silicon implant removed on Friday, Aug. 7...

    ...“Turn a mess into a message.......We might have hit the jackpot by finding all this silicone from a 20 year old implant rupture through ultrasound mapping as shown in this selfie. Thank you Dr.Feng for holding my hand and leading the way #UncoveringTheMystery #ChronicLymeDisease #ExPlantSurgery @FengClinic #MyHealthJourney #DeterminedToFindACure,” the ill reality star captioned the photo of her body covered by just a towel...

    ...Sources confirm to Us the leaking implant was exacerbating the symptoms of her Lyme disease. Since removing both implants, doctors expect Foster’s condition to improve, although it’s unclear whether it will cure the Lyme disease...
     
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    barbc56 Senior Member

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    Haven't silicone implants cause a myriad of conditions and autoimmune reactions? I was thinking silicone isn't used anymore because of this but may be misremembering this.

    Sure glad I never had the money (nor desire) to get implants.;)

    Barb
     
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  3. Gijs

    Gijs Senior Member

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    She was diagnosed by the Meirleir with chronic lyme disease like many others with a 'simple test'. http://www.yolanda.com/my-health-journey
    You see how dangerous it is to diagnose chronic lyme at this moment. Though many people with ME/CFS also believe that they have chronic lyme and get very angry if you are sceptic. It is very sad to see.
     
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    Not quite sure, @Gijs , what you are trying to say here. Could you please elaborate?

    Is it along the lines of, "You see how dangerous it is to diagnose ME/CFS at this moment. Though many people with Lyme also believe that they have ME/CFS and get very angry if you are a skeptic. It is very sad to see." ?
     
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    justy Senior Member

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    I wonder if, just out of respect, you could get her diagnosing Dr's name right? It is Dr De Meirleir. He does not diagnose Lyme with a 'simple test' but through a series of tests and a consultation, pretty much in the same way that any medically trained Dr works.
     
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  6. Gijs

    Gijs Senior Member

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    Done. I understand that it is a little disappointing to see that his series of tests -i know them all- doesn't give a solid prove for chronic lyme. Especially if people have get the same diagnosis as Yolanda like on this forum. The use of antibiotics can be very harmfull for long term use like the Meirleir prescribes. I hope it didn't make Yolanda more worse. I am happy for her that she knows the real cause of her terrible sickness now.
     
  7. Ecoclimber

    Ecoclimber Senior Member

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    If your on antibiotics, best to take a regimen of correct probiotics to enhance and maintain stabilzation of your gut microbiome of healthy bacteria.
     
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    Sidereal Senior Member

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    Unfortunately commercial probiotics contain only a handful of bacterial species. There are hundreds of species in your gut so if you pursue long-term abx protocols there is no probiotic in the world that's going to prevent the decimation of the ecosystem in your gut.
     
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  9. Hanna

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    Hope that for Yolanda, the silicone removal may do the trick. But it is a little soon to tell:
    "Since removing both implants, doctors expect Foster’s condition to improve, although it’s unclear whether it will cure the Lyme disease..."
    Contesting presence of chronic lyme (because silicon may be the new culprit now) doesn't seem relevant to me for the moment. One cause, one disease... This hypothesis belongs to the past.
     
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  10. Valentijn

    Valentijn The Diabolic Logic

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    Because leaky breast implants and Lyme are mutually exclusive conditions? :confused: Perhaps you propose that silicone acts as some sort of vaccine against bacterial infections.

    You don't get to un-diagnose people when additional issues arise.
     
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    I had silicone implants exchanged for saline back in 1997 in hope it would fix my ME/CFS (which may have been Lyme all along —had tick bites and EM-like rashes within months of illness onset in 1993). I actually did get significantly better about 6 months later, but relapsed hard in 2009. My implants had not been leaking, and I was doing many many things to try to get better then. Who the bleep knows whether the silicone had anything to do with it? I do hope that Yolanda has found a key to her health.
     
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    @Ecoclimber Only recently, in the middle of June, she went on remission after 6 years of struggle, according to her instagram. Just sharing. She did not say what/ which protocol helped her. But she must've tried everything.
     

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