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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in 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

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Deer ticks: Deer ticks
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Different stages: You can have the rash called erythema chronicum migrans after the tick bite. This is the intiial acute infection and characteristic rash If it is ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
19 years experience in Rheumatology
Controversial: Most doctors believe that lyme disease can be cured by antibiotics. There are some who think that lyme can evolve into a chronic state, but this is c ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Lyme disease: There are several antibiotics that are highly effective in treating acute lyme disease. Effects on "chronic" lyme disease are less certain. It should ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: Parkinson-like symptoms can be an initial manifestation of Wilson's disease. Wilson's disease usually occurs in younger people, however. If there is a ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Many things.: Parkinson's Disease will present with physical symptoms such as shakiness, stiffness of the limbs causing a shuffling gait, lack of facial expression ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Yes it is.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No: A person with LD is not going to spread it to others in their social contact. It is passed thru a tick bite if the tick is a carrier.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Flacker
30 years experience in Geriatrics
A bit: There are some hereditary factors but they are seemingly minor. If you have a first-degree relative with parkinson’s disease you are more likely to ... Read More
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A 72-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Muench
60 years experience in Clinical Genetics
Sometimes: Parkinson disease is the most common cause of parkinsonism, a symptomatic triad of tremor, muscular rigidity, and slow movement. Most of parkinson dis ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Tong
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
In some cases only: The majority of parkinson’s is sporadic, not hereditary. But scientists have identified gene mutations that are associated with increased risk of dev ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Borrelia burgdorferi: This spirochete bacterium is transmitted by the bite of an ixodes tick.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
32 years experience in Anesthesiology
Yes: Although the causes are multifactorial and sometimes poorly understood, there is a hereditary component. Keep in mind, that even though a parent may ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Many symptoms: Menkes disease also called menkes syndrome, copper transport disease (decreased copper), kinky hair disease. It is x linked recessive more common in m ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Many areas: If left untreated it can effect several areas including the heart, brain, peripheral nerves, skin, muscles and joints.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Not typically.: However, if you read about symptoms associated with Huntington's disease, the list is incredibly long. It seems that Huntington's disease gets blamed ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience in Geriatrics
Likely yes: If there is a strong history of alzheimer's disease in the family like grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts, brothers or sisters, then you could be at ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
23 years experience in Geriatric Psychiatry
Yes: Early onset alzheimers has a very large genetic component. Those who get the illness in their 60's, 70's or older have a much smaller genetic componen ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
Mostly: mammals.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
PSP: Progressive supranuclear palsy: the disorder's long name indicates that the disease begins slowly and continues to get worse (progressive), and causes ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
No: No.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Diarrhea is not a common feature of lyme disease.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Meniere's disease: Meniere's disease in not caused by an infection, nor is it contagious. The specific cause of meniere's is not known, although there is commonality of ... Read More
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