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hair loss caused by lyme disease

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Lyme disease is known to cause every possible symptom including hair loss. However, this could also be related to hypothyroidism (which Lyme can cause ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: About 70% of patients with documented lyme disease never remember having a tick bite or the characteristic rash. If you believe you may have lyme dise ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
?got bug ?: If you have the bug you could look for an image on line & compare. Lyme disease does not occur if the tick has not embedded & fed for a day. I ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: Consult a dermatologist as he/she can examine your hair and scalp and determine the type of hair loss you are experiencing and whether it will regrow.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: It is important to consult your PCP since many new anti-inflammatory agents/pain medication, non- narcotic in nature, are now on the market and very e ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not uncommon: May have been a wood tick and not a deer tick. Not all deer ticks are infected with the lyme organism.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck pain h: Hopefully you are getting treatment for the disease if not i'd go to er or call pmd for urgent follow up.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Lyme Disease: Only blacklegged ticks in the highly endemic areas of the northeastern and north central U.S. Are commonly infected. Finally, blacklegged ticks need t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Very unlikely: Lyme disease is not found in the miami area.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Lyme disease: This illness is almost always symptomatic. If you did not become ill and develop problems the overwhelming probability is that you were not infected. ... Read More
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