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-----Original Message-----
From: Stan Abrams <>
To: <>
Date: Monday, July 12, 1999 10:01 PM
Subject: Web Page

Hi Mark, I don't think that I had ever read your web page before, I know
that we had some e-mail contact however. It is most interesting to see
the variety of treatments out there! The most important part of the
treatment is the neutralization of the venom. Did I ever send you the
article from the LANCET, a British medical journal that got all this
started in the first place? (Pub. in 1986) The other thing that is most
important is the immune system in your body. If your immune system is up
to snuff and can help to detoxify the insult then you do very well. The
only way to have good immunity is to fed your body with the nutrients
that it needs along with pure air and pure water. I have started to put
some things on out (my wife and I) web page about nutrition and I also
am putting some things about recluse spiders etc. I am working on
getting some photos on but am running behind. Hopefully by next week.
Look at my page and give me some feedback- I would appreciate it. You
sure have generated a lot of calls for me!! I am going to take the
liberty to FWD you an e-mail that I got the other day. This gal used the
spark plug wire from her rototiller!! It did the trick!

Our web page is

Kepp up the good work, Stan Abrams, M.D.

July 12, 1999

-----Original Message-----
From: Stan Abrams <>
To: Mark Culverhouse <>
Date: Tuesday, July 13, 1999 11:32 AM
Subject: Re: Web Page

Mark Culverhouse wrote:
> Dr. Abrams,
> Hi. Yes you did send me an envelope full of articles.
> It is sitting next to my computer. Unfortunately I have not done
> anything with them yet.
> I get so many BRS emails that I have a tough enough time
> dealing with them. At least I can just copy and paste the emails into my
> web page. I do plan to reorganize the BRS page to include a search
> page. I do better posting URLs then entering a lot of text.
> Marreta had already sent me a copy of the email from you.
> I had referred her to you. She has been nice about taking and sending
> pictures.
> I wasn't sure if you, as a doctor, were open to publishing
> advice to people to zap thermselves with a modified stun gun. ;-)
> I just received another picture of a woman with a bite
> under her eye that is still black a year after the bite.
> I ask everyone to take pictures (and maybe send them to me).
> I briefly browsed your web site. I will add a link to it.
> I guess one of the issues that I would like to know more about
> is wounds that do not heal over longer lengths of time.
> Also, people seem to be reporting wounds that reappear or
> appear in other parts of the body, but without being rebitten.
> Is this possible and reported?

Yes this seems to be a very common occurrence. People have been
diagnosed as Herpes Zoster because of the blister like lesions. This is
vicious venom and it will stay in the system until neutralized. I am
beginning to think that multiple treatments over a period of time may
not be a bad idea. Again her is where a good immune system is of the
utmost import. The body is a wonderful machine but it needs the proper
nutrients to build the immune system. Just think of all the JUNK we put
into it everyday and it survives in spite of us!! If I sent you Dr.
Osborn's articles it shows several women who were bitten on the face and
haw they turned out.
> Your site mentions BRS being misdiagnosed as Lyme disease.
> I tested positive for Lyme shortly after my bite.
> Are you saying that someone who "titres" positive for Lyme
> may not have Lyme, but shows positive because of the BRS bite?
> Or is the misdiagnosis made solely on the visible or reported symptoms?

The rash for lyme disease is fairly diagnostic, IF they have a rash !
Some 40% of people with Lyme do not ever show a rash! You need to rule
out the possibility of concurrent infection.
> As mentioned I do not have enough time to keep up with the BRS stuff,
> so I feel a little guilty about not doing more.
> Keep in touch! Thanks for your help to others.
> I know a lot of people are suffering out there.
> Mark

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