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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 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Lyme disease: Acute lyme disease must be treated with at least 3 weeks of antibiotics. Chronic manifestations attributed to lyme disease seldom respond to antibiot ... Read More
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Probably not but...: Acute lyme disease responds well to Doxycycline though lyme specialists advise 200 mg 2x/day for 30 days. If his recurrence is due to a new bite i adv ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Lyme disease: In early stage, there is wide-spread itching, chills, fever, headache, muscle pain, feeling weak, neck stiffness. Later, there is weakness in muscles ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
No: Lack of a positive cerebrospinal fluid test for Lyme disease in the face of a positive serum western blot test does not rule out central nervous syste ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Usually within weeks: Usually weeks , months and years. A good website to review is: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lyme-disease/basics/symptoms/con-2001970 ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
With help of good Dr: Treating late stage Lyme is very complex and challenging. Many docs feel long courses of IV antibiotics are needed but I find it responds better to us ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Greenbaum
36 years experience Rheumatology
Not an issue: Lyme disease doesn't weaken the immune system or cause opportunistic infection. The rash of lyme disease (erythema migrans) may begin a week after a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not related: Yeast infection does not usually lead to sepsis until you are severely immune-compromised. Whether you have lyme disease or not has no bearing on thi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
About 2 weeks: Usually about 2 weeks after the person is bitten by the tick.
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