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How long does lyme disease rash last

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 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
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 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
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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Absolutely: The bite or characteristic rash may be in a area that the affected person cannot see such as the back or scalp.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 57 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
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Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Check rash: The rash associated with lyme called erythema migrans is usually not itchy or painful, it might feel warm perhaps very mild itch but usually not painf... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Pathology 20 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
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Very unlikely: Symptoms of primary Lyme disease do not occur 4 years after the bite.
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A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 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
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Yes: About 70% of people who develop lyme do not remember a tick bite or the characteristic rash.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Get Rx & blood test!: A bullseye rash around a tick bite is considered proof of lyme disease.If you do not have symptoms yet, you almost certainly will over time. It takes ... Read More
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