A 34-year-old member asked:
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can someone with lyme disease have symmetrical joint pain on both sides?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: It occurs. But it may not be do to lyme as well. Irrespective, you should be on a 1-3 month course of doxycline 100 mg bid. Lyme arthritis is unpleasant. Late neurologic disease is unnecessary and worse.
Answered on Jan 18, 2019

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