I have been under DR Crist's care for over a year now. Treating me for lyme, month after month of high dose antibitoics, the special diet, i have done everything he said to do. He will not access my insurance so my mother has paid the high price for an office visit and the rental for a car to get me there. SHe doens't have much more then i do and this is a huge sacrifice on her part. He says i am to access my regular physician for bloodwork because he will not order it. He will not give me an order for my mother to pay cash or put it on charge. Twice my clinic did this, but this time they refused. Even after long appeals on the phone with the main headquarters, the short story is the answer NO. So here i am, still morgie, having taking 16 months of anitbiotics, having had a pretty severe reaction to minocycline, WHen i called the nurse said he will prescribe nothing else without bloodwork, yet he will not let us pay cash for the bloodwork, nor will my reg clinic order it because of cut downs by the federal govt in cases like this. SO would someone please tell me what it is i am suppose to do? I have an 82 year old mother counting on me to care for her when she can no longer which is quickly approaching, i have an 8 year old grandchild that is counting on me to be there as her gaurdian. I am apparantly not out of tears, that is the one thing i seem to have a lot of today, but answers i haven't a clue. Help.
Possibly an Urgent Care Facility Doctor would prescribe the Blood Work, if the issue is getting the script for the blood work. I don't know if they would talk to you first about the likelihood of prescribing a script. Also there are walk-in clinics open or opening at Walmart, CVS, and Walgreens. I don't know if there are any near you, but one might call a local store and ask. See also: tinyurl.com/25ljrt Wal-Mart Will Expand In-Store Medical Clinics
Some of these are staffed by Nurse Practitioners, and I am not sure is they are able to prescribe the blood test or not. I hope this helps you.
Wonder why in the world the Lyme doctor will not order blood work. This seems highly irregular. I would begin to get suspicious at this.
Not all Lyme doctors are equal. First of all, they are hard to find. Yes, for some reason, Lyme doctors and practitioners seem to be out of pocket costs for us. (We may have to take this issue to Congress and get it changed. It is not fair that we are paying out of pocket.)
Why does this doctor care if your mother pays cash for a lab test? I don't get it. It also sounds fishy. Sounds like he may have taken advantage of your illness and be less than qualified to deal with chronic Lyme. Oosp- I see you gave his name. I do not know of this doctor. (Often we avoid listing a doctor's name on the posting site and use first names or initials. ) He may be qualified but this sounds like irregular behavior.
No wonder you were in tears, this sounds very frustrating. If you ever need the name of an expensive, long distance Lyme practitioner-- PM me. At least my person will order blood work. Hope your situation gets help. Hope you can figure a way to get the blood work. Mike posted some good suggestions.
He has been suggested here, in fact in was on some lyme thread that i found his name for the second time. Since his website says lyme right across i didn't see there was any secretcy to him, if i am wrong then please remove this thread. I still dont get it. I am making an appt with an infectious disease doc, which will be like starting from scratch, but until i do get that appt and it is a wait, i started with a gp and fresh tests including bloodwork. It took exactly two weeks without meds for all the morgie symptoms and itching signs to start off fresh. NOt as evil as before but quite evident in all the old places. All those meds barely kept it at bay. I am so tired of feeling like a guina pig, i have taken high doses of ivermectin and every anitibotic in the alphabet it seems. THe last one minocycline i think it was, finally closed three lesions i had been suffering wiht all winter, two almost over night. I have tried all the diet things suggested the extra rest..and the only thing i am for sure of is i am not anemic anymore. Hope that stays gone. two years, i had hoped and prayed to be better by now. I don't know about the lyme, i cant see the lyme, i can see the lesions...and the fibers. I wish there was one person in the medical field that would be straight with me. WHen i read about billicus it seems the most accurate to what i have..but not once out of all the doctors i have seen as any one even LOOKED>...i read this today on some site discribing it. i wish i could remember the link but this part... The most common form of the disease in humans is cutaneous anthrax, which is usually acquired via injured skin or mucous membranes. A minor scratch or abrasion, usually on an exposed area of the face or neck or arms, is inoculated by spores from the soil or a contaminated animal or carcass. The spores germinate, vegetative cells multiply, and a characteristic gelatinous edema develops at the site. This develops into papule within 12-36 hours after infection. The papule changes rapidly to a vesicle, then a pustule (malignant pustule), and finally into a necrotic ulcer from which infection may disseminate, giving rise to septicemia. Lymphatic swelling also occurs within seven days. In severe cases, where the blood stream is eventually invaded, the disease is frequently fatal.
the clogged arteries, the sores with the gelantious center, the ulcer type sore all describe it to a t. WIthout the more severe drop dead fatal ends. I am still going to say i believe it is at least one part bacillis. The fact that i mulched with cotton burr mulch before i got this will always make me wonder. CAn you have the lyme gone and this still remain? I feel like writing kaiser and say i can tell you point blank what doesn't work.
correction i have been seeing him for almost 2 years..and i still don't "Get" that i can't pay for my own bloodwork with his order. IT has caused me a great deal of loss of faith in most everything..to have to stop right in the middle of everything because of insurance? Becuase he won't order it? because i can't pay for it? I went around in circles on teh phone until i gave up..sorry dear,, and no. I can still hear it in my head first from my regular clinic and then from his office.
Smkie, C. was my first LED, for I know a year. Slowly I am sorry to say this nice Christian man, changed before my eyes. I swear, he was getting Morged. As this was happening he changed everything! Went all cash, changed all his way's. He saved my life, but I was lucky I got there when I did. I wish no ill to wards him, he has had his challenges. But now u must switch, are u getting in to the infectious disease doc soon? It may not be like starting over, it went for me and was well worth the wait. Don't give up hope and hang in there. I hope no one takes my remarks wrong, but I swear I watched it happen. It is fact and for future LD patients I have to let this known. Always and trying to help, ebgb led is LD darn spell check
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