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lyme disease treatment?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience 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 be treated at least 2-3 wks and some recommend a month.
Answered on Nov 28, 2018
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Even if chronic Lyme disease does exist (which I strongly doubt), it is more an autoimmune phenomenon than any continuing infection.
Nov 5, 2013
Dr. Saul Hymes
Dr. Saul Hymes commented
14 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Agree with Dr. Krauser, do not feel that chronic Lyme exists.
Sep 2, 2014

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