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Why is the topic of chronic lyme disease so controversial and do all infectious disease doctors specialize in lyme disease treatment?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: It is controversial in my opinion because there is not good evidence that it exists. So-called lyme specialists grossly over-diagnose the disease. Virtually every patient I have seen with this diagnosis turns out to have sometime other than lyme disease. All infectious disease specialists can diagnose and treat lyme disease.
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Lyme disease: Is the great imitator. For some reason, some symptoms persist after the infection is gone.

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