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What type of antibiotics can u use for lyme disease?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Choice: Between amoxicillin, Doxycycline or ceftriaxone.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

What do antibiotics do to fight off Lyme disease?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Kills the cause: They kill the organism that causes lyme disease.
A 42-year-old member asked:

What are the antibiotics for Lyme disease?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Several options: In adults, Doxycycline is the most common drug used to treat early lyme disease, though there are other options. Ceftriaxone is the most common drug used to treat later stages.

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