Search results for Doxycycline

Anyone Treated with Doxycycline for Plaque Psoriasis?

  • By Lindseymorse · Posted December 19, 2013
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 30 replies
  • Hi again, (Please bare with my long explanation) So I am curious. Once upon a time I was treated for lyme disease. A year later, had an outbreak of what seemed to be every infection imagineable! That ...

Doxycycline used to treat IPF

  • By SenecaM · Posted April 9, 2014
  • Discussion in Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Caregivers · 5 replies
  • Has any one tried or know of someone that has been on doxycycline for IPF, not just short term for an infection? Mike has a doctor's appointment on Monday, and I have been gather research information ...

doxycycline and sarcoid

  • By robynandwes · Posted January 4, 2013
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 3 replies
  • I work got a pulmonary doctor and I had a patient with sarcoid tell me that there was research that doxycycline helped with sarcoid, so I have watched get for 6 months.. She has improved and says she ...

Doxycycline with strontium citrate

  • By Ekev · Posted April 2, 2013
  • Discussion in National Osteoporosis Foundation · 2 replies
  • Are there any study's that prove that Strontium citrate reduces the effectiveness of antibiotics like doxycycline? I have osteoporosis and Lyme disease and need to take the doxycycline for long periods ...

Use of doxycycline for talc procedure. Any comments?

  • By autowoman · Posted January 10, 2013
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 2 replies
  • Mom did Talc on Tuesday and they used doxycycline because they could not get talc quickly. Anyone had experience with this? Heidi ...


  • By fred7777 · Posted December 23, 2013
  • Discussion in Neurofibromatosis Network · 6 replies
  • I have seen discussions on Doxycycline on helping with NF. Has anyone tried this? Thanks ...


  • By michele75043 · Posted November 21, 2011
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Alliance · 13 replies
  • I am going to try this. I have posted that Tetracycline is synergistic w/topotecan, but had not researched it. It looks like it may enhance many anti-cancer protocols. Doxycycline and other tetracyclines ...

Anyone else get bronchitis a lot?

  • By MJC1 · Posted January 24, 2011
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 34 replies
  • Hi. I have a history of pulmonary sarcoidosis which was treated with a 40-mg tapering dose of prednisone over 9 months in 2008 and 2009. I've had good results on my CT scans since that time and was told ...

Doctor discussion

  • By Tyfoon · Posted May 1, 2013
  • Discussion in Neurofibromatosis Network · 10 replies
  • Yesterday I went to a dermatologist . So I had the chance to ask him about a possible cure or a drug (trial) that can slow down the grow of those lumps. And yes I know that it worked ( took it last year ...

Tarceva and Minocycline

  • By Bandit1776 · Posted March 27, 2014
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 14 replies
  • Just an update on my experience with Tarceva after almost 2 weeks of taking it. I did get the dreaded Tarceva rash and diarrhea, however, they are quite manageable with over the counter meds. However ...

Sorry, you got scleroderma

  • By Mmootz · Posted June 5, 2012
  • Discussion in Scleroderma Foundation · 19 replies
  • To all of those who are dealing with this disease, I would like to say that there seems to be a cure and a known cause for scleroderma but, all I can hear or read about is people dealing with lots of ...

Antibiotic Therapy

  • By lasand68 · Posted August 18, 2011
  • Journal entry · 8 replies
  • My Rheumy is finally willing to try antibiotic therapy for my PsA. I'm very hopeful that this treatment will work & I'll feel better than I have in years. She prescribed doxycycline twice a day, I see ...

Mast Cell and Brown Recluse Spider Bite?

  • By amyhosp · Posted June 7, 2012
  • Discussion in Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation · 22 replies
  • I have a spider bite for a week and half now and I have been feeling very sick. I am on my 4th day of taking Doxycycline Hyclate. I have bitten two other times in the past 7 yrs and I don't remember feeling ...

TARCEVA RASH getting worse after 3 years

  • By SARALEONIE · Posted July 28, 2012
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 14 replies
  • I've been on 150mg Tarceva for three years in October. I've had all the symptoms in abundance and have been able to withstand them all as they haven't been too severe. I constantly have intermittent breakouts ...

chronic lyme disease

  • By Lindseymorse · Posted December 19, 2013
  • Discussion in Bug-Borne Diseases · 6 replies
  • Hi, I was diagnosed with Lyme disease over 3 years ago. The only reason I had gone to get tested was because my husband at the time, and his daughter both tested positive. I never had symptoms, or a bulls ...

I've hit a rough patch

  • By snowbear2012 · Posted February 27, 2014
  • Journal entry · 17 replies
  • I had a few good months in regards to my gastrointestinal issues, but it's acting up again. I was feeling so good in January that I rejoined a gym and started a C25K (walking to running) program. I started ...

Overlap of Psoriatic Arthritis and Reactive Arthritis

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  • By npf-5176 (Inactive) · Posted May 23, 2009
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 9 replies
  • ** Originally posted by odin7 ** I am really curious as to how many cases of PA and Reactive A are interchangeably misdiagnosed: l "Patients with psoriatic arthritis ...

Does anyone have these symptoms?

  • By paige1169 · Posted January 20, 2013
  • Discussion in Scleroderma Foundation · 9 replies
  • Does anyone have these symptoms? My son was born perfectly healthy, then diagnosed with scleroderma/morphea when he was 5 yrs old. It started on his right hip, worked its way down his right leg, ankle ...

Minocin AP

  • By VanessaJoanne · Posted October 16, 2013
  • Discussion in Scleroderma Foundation · 7 replies
  • I have been taking a pulsed dose of minocin mr 100mg two a day on only Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays for about 2 years I have been doing well but I do not know if that is due to the minocin, Plaquenil ...

Antibiotic therapy for Psoriatic arthritis.

  • By Heatstar · Posted October 18, 2013
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 24 replies
  • Every once in awhile I get on here and see people suffering from intense PSA pain that haven't tried or heard of doxycycline/minocycline. This therapy has helped thousands of people, including me. Steroids ...


  • By Shay4388 · Posted March 24, 2014
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 7 replies
  • Hi my name is Sharon. I'm 46 and have just last week been diagnosed with palmo plantar pulstosis . The week before I had strep and was wondering if strep brings it on? I have it on my palms and the top ...

Overwhelming visit to the Lyme Doc

  • By countingsheep · Posted September 29, 2008
  • Discussion in Encephalitis Global · 6 replies
  • Hi all. I'll try not to make this posting too long, but I wanted to share my Lyme Doc appt results. It was a 3 hour appointment. She documented tons of stuff. All confusing and VERY overwhelming. Here ...

I don't know what to do!

  • By Lauren2006 · Posted April 1, 2010
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 7 replies
  • I got a cold this week, and it is at its peak now. It started with a scratchy throat, today the cough and congestion are at its worst, but now my throat is just getting SORE. Like bottom middle sore ...

Tarceva and Doxycycline

  • By ReneK1957 · Posted September 29, 2010
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 2 replies
  • I am on my 3rd week of Tarceva and my rash has pretty much covered my neck and looks like sunburn. Face not to bad a few postules on chin. Anyway I called ny onc because the neck rash is pretty painful ...

psoriasis treatment to tell MDs about

  • By raydon14yp · Posted August 27, 2006
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 11 replies
  • ** Originally posted by raydon14yp ** I am starting this thread to encourage all p victims to talk to their MDs about using Keflex (cephelexin) and/or Vibramycin (doxycycline) to treat them. Also, I encourage ...


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  • By npf-8189 (Inactive) · Posted March 27, 2007
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 9 replies
  • ** Originally posted by raindancer ** I am planning to go to Tanzania this summer, and I am trying to figure out which type of anti-malarial to take. I know that people have previously posted on this ...

Let's all welcome, Efogle! She has some questions about Raptiva & pustular

  • By JerseyMikeK · Posted June 2, 2007
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 33 replies
  • ** Originally posted by MikeK ** Hi everyone, Efogle introduced herself to us if SuzanneT's "6 Weeks on Remicade..." thread. Like Suzanne, Efogle has pustular psoriasis and is going through a real rough ...

Is this PsA?

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  • By npf-242 (Inactive) · Posted April 30, 2009
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 6 replies
  • ** Originally posted by jillrenee15 ** Recently my plaque psoriasis has made a reappearance, after about 8 years in remission. Just in the past 2 weeks I've noticed some swelling in the joints in my right ...

◦Trigeminal neuralgia or Neurosarcoidosis?

  • By RENEEAZ · Posted February 25, 2011
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 23 replies
  • Ok I have been given a DX of neurosarc and have the usual symptoms of tingling hands, feet - neuropathy pain, brain fog etc. Last week I noticed that my left eyebrow was and the area under and around ...

Struggling in Central Massachusetts

  • By MASarcoidosis · Posted April 14, 2011
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 18 replies
  • Over the last 4 months i have been going through testing for Sarcoidosis. It all started with a lump on my forehead. The biopsy came back as sarcoidosis being a possible diagnosis. I have since developed ...


  • By Outflamed · Posted February 5, 2012
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 5 replies
  • I am taking doxycycline. Can someone recommend a good probiotic and dosage to restore good bacteria? My general energy and strength seem to be on the decline in the last few years and am concerned about ...

Tarceva Rash Help Needed

  • By Godivagirl · Posted June 6, 2012
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 17 replies
  • I've been on Tarceva for a month now without serious side effects. This morning I woke up and I have a bad rash covering the inside of both arms, my hands are both red and somewhat swollen, there are ...

BHD Skin

  • By jean9b7 · Posted July 18, 2012
  • Discussion in VHL Alliance · 3 replies
  • Those with BHD may have fibrofolliculomas. I have some, although not a whole lot. However, I also have rosacea. It wasn't bad until recently, when I seem to have entered the adult acne stage. Put the ...

Experience with Doxycyclin

  • By Poetti · Posted September 1, 2012
  • Discussion in Stop Sarcoidosis · 0 replies
  • I have Lupos Pernio for 10 years. Now I am on Doxycyclin. Has anybody experience with Lupos Pernio or this drug ...

Newbie with PPP on Palms

  • By dw172 · Posted January 30, 2013
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 12 replies
  • OMG! I feel like i am going to go crazy! The itching and pain is horrendous. I tried many OTC things first like coal tar ointment, Lanolin, soaking in Epsom Salts. Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment- Didn't ...

Swollen joints went away with doxycycline!

  • By Heatstar · Posted March 7, 2013
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 5 replies
  • After years of swollen fingers and toes that wouldn't respond to steroids or MTX. Doxycycline shrank my swollen joints ans the pain hasn't returned for 7 years. Unfortunately, the psoriasis is still hanging ...

I urge everyone with PSA to try doxycycline or minocycline!

  • By Heatstar · Posted April 3, 2013
  • Discussion in TalkPsoriasis · 13 replies
  • I have posted about this before, but I keep seeing people on here suffering from PSA! By simply taking Doxycycline 400 mg 3 times per week MWF, I went from being nearly crippled to no pain! Minocycline ...


  • By stargazey · Posted February 9, 2014
  • Discussion in AGMD GI Motility Disorders · 3 replies
  • My bile reflux cleared up 18 months ago when I went gluten free, I had slipped disc and ruptured appendix since then but no more bile reflux. Until one month ago. I took one, just ONE, 500mg naproxen ...

Mac Tel Support

  • By kimn1954 · Posted October 10, 2012
  • Discussion in Genetic Alliance · 2766 replies
  • This is a continuation of the discussion called "Idiopathic Juxtafoveal Telangietasis Type 2" started on July 15 2012, under the NORD Rare Disease Support Community, in the My Disease Has No Treatment ...


  • By poksa · Posted February 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Lung Cancer Survivors · 99 replies
  • Hello Everyone, Newbies, Lurkers. Good day! Are you on Afatinib (Gilotrif), will be on Afatinib, or know someone who is or will be on Afatinib? If your answer is yes, Czarina Russia invites you to join ...

Round Two

  • By AngelsFarm · Posted May 7, 2009
  • Journal entry · 6 replies
  • The days click by & I find myself methodically putting one foot in front of the other to stay the course. The last week has been a soul sucker. The usual three day course of high dose pred failed to temper ...

Does anyone know anything about Colchicine?

  • By Blkjewelz8960 · Posted May 21, 2009
  • Journal entry · 32 replies
  • My pulmonologist and I are looking at alternatives to prednisone. He stated he could put me on 0.6 mg of Colchine daily. Just wondering if anyone else has taken this med and if it was effective. Davina ...

I Got Well

  • By techieweenie · Posted March 10, 2011
  • Journal entry · 24 replies
  • At my first visit to the dietitian in March of 2010, (after being diagnosed in January) she asked me if my gastroparesis was "temporary." I was confused - wasn't gastroparesis usually a permanent condition ...

minicin by watson

  • By harryl · Posted June 12, 2011
  • Journal entry · 1 reply
  • does any body know wer to get minicin by watson in the buffalo or niagara falls n,y, area ...

9 years with an undiagnosed illness

  • By drfriedman1976 · Posted February 27, 2010
  • Journal entry · 3 replies
  • Past Posts Before starting this blog on here, I was writing about my illness and saga that goes with it on Facebook. I have put those notes in this post now. More About Me (This is the stuff that explains ...

Link between Chantix or Fosamax and Idiopathic GP?

  • By BlueSue · Posted May 10, 2010
  • Journal entry · 11 replies
  • The other day I ran into a former co-worker and as we were catching each other up to date on our lives, the subject of health came up. During the conversation I mentioned that I had finally managed to ...

Scleroderma, The Proven Therapy That Can Save Your Life

  • By PainReliefSeeker · Posted February 24, 2012
  • Journal entry · 23 replies
  • I have a friend who is in total remission from scleroderma. She heard about a therapy developed by Dr. Tom Brown in Boston. Dr. Brown began treating patients who had Reumatoid Arthritis with Minocycline ...

Fast advancing Scleroderma

  • By friuliancottage · Posted June 7, 2012
  • Journal entry · 19 replies
  • Since the beginning of the year my sister has advanced from Raynaud's to not being able to move her arms well, having problems with her knees and lots of nerve ending pain and itchyness. Medications do ...

Treatment or cure??

  • By BigSkyGuy · Posted July 3, 2012
  • Discussion in Neurofibromatosis Network · 82 replies
  • I heard on a post that a cure or treatment is possible in ten years, has any else one heard that too ...

Treating Scleroderma with AP Therapy--Pros and Cons

  • By Pink5885 · Posted January 27, 2014
  • Discussion in Scleroderma Foundation · 32 replies
  • Hi, I amnewly diagnosed with systemic scleroderma and and I am considering the antibiotic therapy as described on The Road Back website. Would appreciate hearing people's experience with this therapy--positive ...

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