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tudiemoore's IV therapy

Discussion in 'General Treatment' started by tudiemoore, Jul 8, 2017.

  1. tudiemoore

    tudiemoore Senior Member

    Southeast U.S.
    Note: This post was moved from the thread:
    should i pay $90,000 for stem cells?

    A few of you may be curious about a few details of my IV treatments and since I don't know how to use any PR communication methods but this one I will butt in again! Please pardon...

    My infusions were given daily, 7 days a week, at my doctor's infusion center which is located in a hospital about 45 minutes from my home.

    I started with 2 weeks of oral doxy, no response, then began infusions.
    The infusion was 2 mg of Rocephin daily. I had some B12 shots at my request but had no response so ended those.

    The first weeks I had a good bit of nausea but not on a daily basis. Also had fatigue, some days more than others.
    Very extreme fatigue--but I am so used to fatigue--what was what? Meds or CFS?

    Very gradually I had a positive response. I ended my 15th week yesterday. Missed 8 infusions but got in all the others.

    Going into that setting on a daily basis, so many different illnesses, such varied personalities--quite an experience on the human level too.

    Going to study all things tech now; I'm sure I just violated at least 6 rules...
    Be well--
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