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Does lyme disease affect an unborn baby

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
YES!!!: There is strong evidence that mothers with lyme disease can pass lyme disease onto their baby in utero, which can result in fetal death/stillbirth, or... Read More
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: Untreated, lyme disease can be dangerous to your unborn child. Lyme disease that goes untreated can also cause you to have brain, nerve, spinal cord, ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Not directly but...: There is evidence lyme could be sexually transmitted because semen can have live spirochetes, & if the mother becomes infected there is strong evidenc... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Possibly: It could happen, but first make sure you have a second opinion on your diagnosis, as this is often overdiagnosed and the tests for lyme disease are of... Read More
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Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Safe: Drug details for Augmenting reveal probably safe.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Lyme is the most misdiagnosed disease today. I doubt you have both active Lyme and Bartonella. See an infectious disease specialist.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
If you don't have...: ...The characteristic circular rash (erythema migrans), the only symptoms are often aches, fatigue, and others usually associated with flu. Sometimes ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
May be related to it: It could be related to your inflamation - especially any vascular issues. This will depend on the manfestations that you are having. You can discuss ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
No: There is no permanent immunity.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
See below: Sounds like you need to see doctor for an exam to make certain nothing else is going on.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Lyme ticks: Discuss this with your veterinarian. It is very important to decrease your exposure to these tics.

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