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A 29-year-old female asked:

been sick 1yr. diangosis 1wk ago with lyme. neuro and joint symptoms. pos ana, low wbc, high liver enzymes. how long should i expect treatment to be? thanks.

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Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 18 years experience
Up to 1 month: It may take up to a month of IV antibiotics, depending on the severity and specifics of your case. Evidence for benefit of additional weeks or months of IV antibiotics is mostly anecdotal , and must be weighed against the risk of line infection, adverse drug effects, and destroying the balance of your microbiome.

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