A 23-year-old female asked:
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im 23 i have hyperthyroidism and lymes disease at 16. i have been infected again. what damage can i expect this time? my joints hurt on a typical day.

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Impossible to tell: The diagnosis of lyme disease is not one which should be made lightly and generally the clinical presentation may be more relevant than the laboratory data. A good primary care physician should be able to work this out effectively, and if confused, obtain consultative advice from an infectious diseases expert.
Answered on Jan 21, 2013
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