[at-l] Ticks--revisted

Jim Bullard jim.bullard at gmail.com
Wed Jun 16 09:06:05 CDT 2010

I believe Zertec is for allergies. If it has not been confirmed as Lyme they
may be covering their bets, antibiotic in case it is Lyme, Zertec in case it
is an allergy.

Jim Bullard

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 9:53 AM, <bluetrail at aol.com> wrote:

> First, I have to admit that to get information out of Jon, my tick-bitten
> sweetie, I'd probably have to take up waterboarding.  However, they took
> some blood for a test and gave him a week's worth of antibiotics and told
> him to make an appointment to see his regular doctor right away.  (He's
> making that appointment today.)
> And they told him to take Zertec.  What in the world is that for?   Of
> course, he didn't ask any questions.  (Twenty years in the Army Special
> Forces; he knows how to take and give orders.  No questions asked.)
> Anyone know why you'd take Zertec for Lyme?
> Joan
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Looper <nightwalker.at at gmail.com>
> To: bluetrail at aol.com
> Cc: at-L at backcountry.net
> Sent: Tue, Jun 15, 2010 4:24 pm
> Subject: Re: [at-l] Ticks--revisted
> Amy's off the trail with the same thing. :-(
> On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 2:52 PM, <bluetrail at aol.com> wrote:
>> 'member how we were talking about how bad the ticks have been this year?
>> And how I said I'd been picking scores of ticks off my trail work volunteer
>> sweetie?
>> Sweetie/long-term signicant other/trail worker just called to tell me he
>> can't get hold of his doctor, so he's on the way to the Emergency Room with
>> a bull's eye rash on his back...have fun but be careful out there.
>>  Joan
>> bluetrail at aol.com
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