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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Several days: They usually clear fairly quickly and last from a few days to two weeks, .

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends of the stage of the disease and the specific area of the body affected. Primary disease will usually resolve in about 2 weeks.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
About 2 weeks: Symptoms will generally start about 2 weeks after the bite.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Many doctor, including myself, strongly believe the there is no such thing as chronic Lyme disease. Beware of anyone who wants to treat with long term ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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NO: except Tylenol or Advil for pain/fever.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
About 2 weeks: About 2 weeks after the tick bite.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Question the Dx: I personally do not believe in the concept of chronic lyme disease. You may want to consult with an infectious disease specialist or a rheumatologist.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Possibly never...: Antibiotics in adequate doses usually cure Lyme if started within a week or 2, but are seldom curative when you've been infected for 7 months. Unfortu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
One tab twice a day: Though I don't treat chronic Lyme, as a general recommendation with doxycycline: Taking two caps at once of this drug, is typically too much to bear b ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends on the test: There are many tests for lyme- elisa, western blot, ifa, pcr, cultures. Testing can be expensive. If you have limited resources i advise the igg & IgM ... Read More

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