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how does lyme disease attack and spread

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Lyme: Caused by a spiral bacteria (borrelia burgdorferi), symptoms are fever, headache, fatigue, and a rash called erythema migrans which expands out like a ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Lyme disease is caused by a bacteria called borrelia burgdorferi, named after the scientist willy burgdorfer who discovered the bacterial pathogen - a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Many areas: If left untreated it can effect several areas including the heart, brain, peripheral nerves, skin, muscles and joints.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Tick Bite: As grose as it gets, this germ is passed to someone during the processs of being fed on by an infected tick. The tick caries the germ & during the blo ... Read More
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Tick bite: Caused by a spiral bacteria (borrelia burgdorferi), symptoms are fever, headache, fatigue, and a rash called erythema migrans which expands out like a ... Read More
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Tick borne: It is transmitted during prolonged blood feeding of the ixodes tick.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Deer ticks: Deer ticks
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
YES: About half of those with lyme don't recall being bitten by a tick. There is strong evidence that borrelia burgdorferi, the lyme bacteria, can be sprea ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: A tick must be attached and really engorged before it transmit disease.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Indeed it can: There are a few ways that psychological symptoms can arise in lyme disease - the disease causes increased pressure in the head which affects blood flo ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Seek skilled doctor: This is an incredibly complex situation that requires the care of an experienced ; skilled holistic doc. Treat your dental abscess first. Anyone with ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Borrelia burgdorferi: This spirochete bacterium is transmitted by the bite of an ixodes tick.
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