MediTest
27 Apr 2018
Author
MacKintosh
Title

Lyme Disease

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Hi, everyone. There have been an unusual number of topics, comments and responses lately referring to Lyme Disease.  Terms used have been lymes, lyme's, lymes' and a couple of others. Well, we all know we have creative spellers on the board, but please be aware that by spelling it wrong, we're making it nearly impossible for people to conduct a site search for the topic. Maybe it's easier to remember if we relate the name to the location it's named after, Lyme, Connecticut. There is no 's' in Lyme. 

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By the way, Wikipedia has a couple of great photos of the bullseye Lyme rash, if anyone wonders what it looks like.

The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems. Mohandas Gandhi

Thank you for the reminder:) I know I sometimes have used lymes instead of lyme.. I changed my posts:) thanks for the catch. Right now it seems that my brain is much faster than my fingers and even though I am a teacher  and I am always editing everything I read- I am having trouble spelling things right now.

 

thanks:)

MelissaHIGH EBV 2/08,card/resp sx,numb hand,musc twitch/pains,neg for ms/lupus,scans hd 2 toe, abd/jnt/lymph pain, dizzy/fatigue, lymph swelling, lyme susp 9/08- igx-1 ++, cd57 52, CMV+, HHV6, MYCO-CAP11/08 NAC,Dxy,Zith MWF+sups

Melissa, I have a friend who's a college professor and he's always saying he tells his students "F 7 is your friend". He says it's spellcheck, but I don't know if it's F7 shift, or F7 control, or what. I haven't been able to make it work for me. Maybe someone here can tell us?

Spellcheck only goes so far on a site like this, since most word processing programs won't recognize our medical terminology and abbreviations, but it might be worth a shot.  Sometimes I cut and paste long posts from Word, which highlights misspelled words and it's been a good little nudge for me when brainfog hits.

The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems. Mohandas Gandhi