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How long does lyme disease rash last

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: The characteristic lyme rash last a few days to a a few weeks at most.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Your Family Doctor: You should consult your family doctor. If you don't have one,then go to a clinic. Horse flies bite will not cause Lyme Didease. But you can be checked... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Infectious disease: Lyme disease is handled mostly by infectious disease specialists who are usually trained in internal medicine. The best have spent some time at the C... Read More
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Lyme disease: can be diagnosed and treated by your family doctor. If symptoms continue, a Lyme disease specialist can help. Your doc or the local medical socie... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Absolutely: The bite or characteristic rash may be in a area that the affected person cannot see such as the back or scalp.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Lyme rash: A bull-s eye rash typical of lyme disease can beome infected. The bacterial cause is usually staph or strep which the usual antibiotic, doxycycline, d... Read More
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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Dermatology 19 years experience
Lyme Disease: A small, red bump may appear at the site of the tick bite.This small bump is normal after a tick bite and doesn't indicate lyme disease.However, over ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Very unlikely: Symptoms of primary Lyme disease do not occur 4 years after the bite.
A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Lyme disease: can be diagnosed and treated by your family doctor. If symptoms continue, a Lyme disease specialist can help. Your doc or the local medical socie... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 53 years experience
Yes: Lyme disease has a varied and changing presentation. The rash and skin changes are transient and not dependably observed even in a person who has bec... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It could be up: to several weeks. If longer, see a Dr.

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