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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


What are the neurological complications of lyme disease?

A: lyme disease is caused by a bacterial organism transmitted to humans via the bite of an infected tick. Most people bitten by an infected tick develop a characteristic skin rash around the area of the bite. The rash may feel hot to the touch, and vary in size, shape, and color, but it will often have a ''bull''s eye'' appearance (a red ring with a clear center). However, some people do not develop the rash, which makes lyme disease hard to diagnose because its symptoms and signs mimic those of many other diseases....


Are mood swings a symtom of lyme disease?

A: Yes. lyme disease causes depression, which can cause mood swings. Additionally, the pain associated with lyme is enough to cause patients to become irritable. lyme disease is a systemic infection that can affect all systems of the human body. This disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by the spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi. lyme disease has many symptoms including fever, sweats, chills, flushing, weight changes, fatigue and tiredness, swollen glands, sore throat, pelvic pain, urinary problems, loss of...


Methods of lyme disease Transmission

A: It is thought that I got lyme from the bite of a red fire ant in California. All the LLMD''s & LLND''s I''ve seen have agreed that this is a strong possibility.http://lymespot.blogspot.com/2005_05_01_archive.html The info I posted was the most intriguing article to me so far...  I will post more if I can find something else helpful...  Amazing that these facts have been known for years, yet, very little has been accomplished.  There is something in there also ab. birds picking up ticks in the woods, and then flying everywhere, I guess we can all get the disease, since a bird can come in our backyard... There was another article about adding another week to the hunting season...


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


lyme disease and bruising

A: Hi, Karen.... It COULD be lyme disease or it could be one of the co-infections.  lyme disease can cause platelet problems which would result in bruising and so can some of the other micro-organisms that can be transmitted along with lyme. Here"s an example of what Erhlichiosis can do (I copied and pasted it from another site. It mentions decreased platelet cound under signs and tests): Erhlichiosis is an infectious disease transmitted by the bite of a tick. Causes, incidence, and risk factors: Ehrlichiosis is a

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...

Should I go to the doctors or hospital about lyme disease after removing a tick from my side?

A: Ticks are tiny insects that live off of blood of animals and humans. When a tick bites the skin, it is often painless and the person being bitten may not even notice. Sometimes tick bites can cause a skin reaction and cause lumps. Fever may often occur after being bitten by a tick. If the tick is infected with bacteria, diseases can be transmitted to the person who is bitten. lyme disease is the most common disease that is transmitted from ticks to humans. If in an area that is known to have lyme disease, look for


Is lyme disease a virus or bacteria?

A: lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans by the bite of infected ticks most likely deer ticks but other ticks can give it too you. be very careful when in tall grass and wooded areas. if you feel flu like symtoms and have an odd rash (some people dont get the rash) see a doctor too treat it early otherwise it will be hard to treat and will need iv antibiotics. A virus that spreads from ticks. lyme disease, is a emerging infectious disease caused by bacteria from the Borrelia. lyme disease, or borreliosis, is an emerging infectious


What Are The Neurological Complications That Can Come From lyme disease?

A: The neurological complications of lyme disease can include sever fatigue, itchiness of the joints and severe, debilitating arthritis. Dizziness and gait issues are also seen later in the course. The symptoms of lyme disease, as well as MRI findings can also be mistaken for Multiple Sclerosis by the untrained radiologist. In the second stage of untreated lyme''s disease, some complications that can occur are: Bell''s palsy or facial paralysis can occur, meningitis, shooting pains that interfere with sleep, and mild...

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