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does lyme disease cause brain lesions

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clare Wilmot
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watch dr wahl: Youtube for ted talk by dr wahl. It gives one an insight into diet and illness. I hope you do not have lyme nor ms.
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Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Possibly: Dawson's fingers which appear on imaging is more consistent with demyelinating disease such as multiple sclerosis and not infection such as lyme. You ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tedde Rinker
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Possibly: Often the demyelation symptoms improve with antibiotic (IV) treatment.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It can produce lesions in the white matter of the brain which can bee seen on an mri.
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Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Neuroborreliosis: Cranial Nerve Palsies and Peripheral Neuropathy Sensory Radiculoneuritis , Uveitis, Optic Neuritis rarely Meningoencephaliis!
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Brain Trauma: There are a number of possible reasons for inflammation of the brain. I would hope that you are getting or have gotten a full work up with a real phys ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
What??????: The question makes little sense. The primary cause of what?
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Unclear on the : Whole picture you are speaking about here. One thing i can tell you, is that anti-nmda is an auto-immune based encephalitis and is not normally associ ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Hypothetical: Do you have confirmed lyme disease or is there suspicion that you could potentially have? Do you also have a confirmed sinus abscess or instead do yo ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes-it's complicated: Lyme is a complex illness. Lyme often causes liver inflammation (hepatitis) which can affect how the liver metabolizes medications ; herbs. Lyme also ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience Radiology
Spectroscopy uses: Typically MR spectroscopy (MRS) is a problem solver used to evaluate tiny volumes of tissue for signs of malignancy or to characterize MS. Infectiou ... Read More
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