A 38-year-old female asked:
how long does a lyme tick need to be inside you to cause lyme? can lyme be dx'd via mri & eeg? i was told that it would show on the results.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Martin Raff answered
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Lyme: Am unaware of any diagnostic value of MRI or EEG in assessment of possible Lyme disease. Patients with Lyme disease may develop changes on these tests which are not diagnostic of the illness. If bitten by an infected tick it does not take long to have the Borrelia injected into your body.
Answered on Aug 31, 2014
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