A 47-year-old female asked:
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i'm being treated for acute lyme disease with iv anitibiotics. how long does it take to feel better once this treatment begins?

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
A few days: Usually people start feeling better within the first week.
Answered on Oct 31, 2012
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