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lyme disease pericarditis

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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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience in Pediatrics
See below:: Risk of lyme disease: northeast, from maine to northern virginia; upper midwest, including most of wisconsin, northern minnesota and a sliver of north ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not at risk: Dog ticks do not transmit Lyme disease. You may visit this site for more information on this topic: https://www.cdc.gov/lyme/transmission/index.html H ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Deer ticks: Deer ticks
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 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Yes it is.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Unknown: Pmr is an inflammatory rheumatologic syndrome that manifests itself as pain and morning stiffness in the neck, shoulder girdle, and/or pelvic girdle. ... Read More
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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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
No: No, there is no evidence for that, however, if you have bad gum disease, it is risk factor for cad.( probably from inflammation).
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 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
6 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Rheumatic heart disease generally follows untreated strep throat or rheumatic fever (which is also caused by streptococcus) because the body produces ... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience in Neurology
Lyme meningitis: The short answer is no. More information is available at: http://www.Merckmanuals.Com/home/print/brain_spinal_cord_and_nerve_disorders/meningitis/c ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lyme Carditis: In a patient who has been diagnosed with Lyme disease with having typical rash and positive blood test if ECG shows heart block that could support the ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Early vs late: Early symptoms of lymes (right after bite) can include a specific rash at the site of the bite, fatigue, headache, muscle and joint pain, fever, and s ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
LYME DISEASE: Lyme disease can cause serious heart irregularities including complete heart block which can be fatal if not treated properly.
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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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in 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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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Chiggers in North: America are not disease vectors to humans.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: In the early stages, it can cause fever.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Polyarteritis causes: The answer to your question is "it may be" an auto-immune disorder. Polyarthritis is most often caused by an auto-immune disorder such as rheumatoid a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: It is a classic autoimmune disease when the body's immune system starts to attack itself or your own body. The immune system is no longer able to trul ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Is a immune based disease does not recognize self and attacks multiple organs.

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