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lyme disease symptoms?

A: In the case of lyme disease, the agent is the pirochetal organism Borrelia burgdorferi. The primary disease vectors are ticks (Ixodes scapularis or Ixodes dammimi in the Eastern states; and the Ixodes pacificus in the western states.) The tick (Ixodes spp.), also known as the Deer tick can also carry the organism in other less disease prevalent areas. The vector has a two-host lifecycle that requires first the white-footed mouse as a host for the first two years, then it spends its third and final year on its definitive host, the deer. Therefore, familiarity with where these two host are present may suggest the possibility of infection. The first sign is usually flu like

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Questions about lyme disease symptoms and treatment

A: I would suggest that she go see a LLMD to be evaluated. There is a highly recommended LLMD in your area, I will send you a message. Sorry to hear that she is having so many problems, hope you get some answers soon.  Jeff Wrybread, I''m very sorry about your mother''s condition. I know that must be a LOT to take! I want to note here that my Dr stated that when lyme diagnoses are questionable, having co-infections is almost proof positive that they have lyme. Not in every case, of course, but the percentages are very high. In your case, I believe lyme is highly suspect as the culprit. People, correct me if I am wrong, but it does not appear that the co-infections remain chronic unless...


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lyme disease symptoms?

A: Hi there - While your symptoms are not typical for lyme disease, the truth is there are few chronic symptoms with this disease that are especially typical. They are generally vague, often neurological, and may come and go, all of which you''ve described here. It would be very helpful (and important) for you to be tested again (utilizing several of the diagnostic tests and not just the Western Blott), and have someone interpret the results who actually knows how to do this. Your doctor was remiss to acknowlege not knowing how to read the Western Blott results but guess they were positive. This definitely needs to be ruled out or in so you can either be treated...


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can lyme disease symptoms stay with you

A: Yes it can................................ maggo said: 2 Yes, it can be permanently disabling, but seek specifics elsewhere. Sign in to report abuse or send a compliment 27 months ago KiwiMom said: 3 Yes, in my opinion and research from a lyme person. I know of people that have neurological and physical problems that they will live with the rest of their lives. I don''t know about my situation yet. Also,...


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lyme disease Symptom check list

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What is lyme disease and how can it be found in your system?

A: lyme disease is transmitted to humans by the bite of infected ticks. symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a skin rash called erythema migrans. Infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system. lyme disease is diagnosed based on symptoms, physical findings (e.g., rash), and the possibility of exposure to infected ticks. Most cases of lyme disease can be treated successfully with a few weeks of antibiotics. Steps to prevent lyme disease include using insect repellent, removing ticks promptly, landscaping, and...


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What Are the Signs Of lyme disease?

A: lyme disease is a bacterial disease transmitted by the bite of several United States tick species, including the deer tick, the lone star tick, and the American dog tick. Signs of lyme disease fall into two categories. Early lyme disease symptoms follow a pattern of flu-like symptoms accompanied by a rash, while late-stage signs of disseminated lyme disease include fatigue and neurological symptoms. The earliest of the signs of lyme disease is...
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How Do I Choose the Best lyme disease Specialist?

A: lyme disease is the name of a bacterial infection that is spread from a tick to a human. This disease can cause a range of symptoms, many debilitating, including nerve damage. Finding a lyme disease specialist can be an important part of making a full recovery from this illness. As with any doctor, it''s important to choose a specialist who is well-trained, who understands your concerns, and with whom you are comfortable. You can get lyme disease when a deer tick carrying the Borellia burgdorferi bacteria bites you. As the tick is drawing blood, some of the tick’s saliva gets regurgitated. The...
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What Are the Different Types of lyme disease Antibiotics?

A: lyme disease is caused by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria that live in deer ticks and are passed on to humans via tick bites. symptoms vary, but may include a red bump and rash resembling a bull''s-eye, flu-like symptoms, joint pain, and neurological problems. The different type of lyme disease antibiotics include doxycycline, amoxicillin, and cefuroxime. Possible side effects are nausea, diarrhea, infection, or low white blood cell count. If conventional antibiotics are ineffective, the doctor may recommend herbal antibiotics which have been shown in some studies to effectively treat the disease. Treatment for

 
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