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scientific name of lyme disease

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Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience 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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Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
All of US but esp...: Lyme has been reported in every state, though the highest reported incidence is in new england, ny, nj, pa, de, md, va, wi, mn&ca. The cdc estimates t ... Read More
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Yes: Usually need treatment with antibiotics
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes. How did you get the diagnosis?
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Bite of infected tic: Lime disease is spread by ticks that have acquired the germ in the past and it stays in their system. A tick bite from another of the same species wit ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Tick, fly bites &...: Most lyme is from bites of the deer tick but half of those with lyme don't recall a tick bite; undoubtedly many were bitten & did not know it. It has ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tineke Malus
11 years experience Environmental Health
Spirochete in fleas: The organism (borellia sp.) that causes lyme disease has been found in fleas and mosquitos but has not yet been found to contribute to transmission of ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Tick Bite: As grose as it gets, this germ is passed to someone during the processs of being fed on by an infected tick. The tick caries the germ & during the blo ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience 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. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Many areas: If left untreated it can effect several areas including the heart, brain, peripheral nerves, skin, muscles and joints.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Mostly: mammals.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Diarrhea is not a common feature of lyme disease.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Could say that: Nature is the source of most things. Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium transmitted by ticks. Both bacteria and ticks are natural.
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