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can lyme disease cause weakness and numbness on one side of the body

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
AS : As i previously noted yes, neurological findings can be associated with the ealry infective disemminated phase or the late phase of lyme disease. Tha ... Read More
Dr. Tedde Rinker
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Need more treatment: Numbness in hands might mean that infection is not gone yet. If you have other persistent symptoms then you very likely need continued treatment. (suc ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Wilson
21 years experience Sleep Medicine
Maybe : Lyme disease can cause those symptoms but so can other issues like carpal tunnel syndrome, etc. Seeing a neurologist would help sort that out.

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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes, : Yes, neurological findings can be associated with the ealry infective disemminated phase or the late phase of lyme disease. That doesnt men that lyme ... Read More
Dr. Tedde Rinker
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Numb hands/arms: This is a symptom that can be found in a lyme infection, along with other symptoms like fatigue, joint stiffnes moving from one joint to another, head ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not Lyme: The symptoms you describe are not compatible with lyme disease.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: In the early stages, it can cause fever.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
NO: Early lyme disease often causes symptoms such as fever (usually mild), fatigue, headache, muscle/joint pains, swollen glands & a bulls-eye rash starti ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Specific: It is specific to Lyme disease is called Lyme Disease arthritis. It is not rheumatoid or osteoarthritis.
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Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unknown: At this point in time there is a lot of discussion about this topic and many who feel there may be some association but there has been no known proof ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Rarely: Seizures are a rare complication of Lyme disease involving the central nervous symptom.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Lyme disease & other tick-borne infections like babesiosis & bartonella can cause severe chronic disability. Fortunately, most people with these illne ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
Days to months: It takes just days for a bite from the deer tick to result in sin lesions, but weeks to months to develop arthritis or neurological disorders.

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