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Have Lyme disease. Have painful legs and hips. Suggestion?

Hi, thank you for helping. I have a co-worker with out internet access at home. He was diagnosed with Lyme diseas a while back and is suffering with severe pain in his legs & hips. It's so bad he has to use a crutch a lot of the time.
He has been seen by several doctors in Virginia MN and they keep telling him he has gout and there is nothing they can do for him. I gave him the name of an excellen orthopedic surgeron/specialist today and that is when he informed me he feels it's due to the Lymes disease. What are your thoughts??
Asked On : Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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Hi, what ever may be the reason, now he is suffering, and the bones and joints are involved badly.
I to my patients with such symptoms prescribe injections of a combination of vitamin B 1, B 6, and B 12, for 10 consecutive days, and then as frequently as possible. antibiotics course now and then, and anti inflamatories given for few days and then when ever necesory. Thank you.
Answered: Tue, 2 Jul 2013
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