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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Deer ticks: Deer ticks

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Different stages: You can have the rash called erythema chronicum migrans after the tick bite. This is the intiial acute infection and characteristic rash If it is ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
19 years experience in Rheumatology
Controversial: Most doctors believe that lyme disease can be cured by antibiotics. There are some who think that lyme can evolve into a chronic state, but this is c ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ganana Tesfa
33 years experience in Neurology
See ID.: Need to be evaluated and treated by ID.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Pain, fatigue and...: Lyme can cause virtually any symptom, but classically starts with rash & mild flu-like symptoms, then joint pains (often 1st in knees) & fatigue. It o ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Flu-like with rash: Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans. If left untreated, infection can spread to ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience in Family Medicine
A few choices.: You should start with your primary care doctor. They would be best to diagnose it if you haven't had it diagnosed yet, because if it's not lyme diseas ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: One could develop cardiac, neurologic or arthritic complications.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Depends: That depends on the chances of getting bitten by a deer tick, which in turn depends on where you live, whether you're spending much time outdoors in p ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience in Rheumatology
An infection: Lyme disease is a rickettsial infection caused by a tick bite that spreads the Lyme organism into the human host. It's most common features include sk ... Read More
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