A 49-year-old female asked:
How do infectious diseases doctors compare to lyme literate doctors. what's the controversy. i'm very confused?
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Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Chronic Lyme: "lyme literate" physicians believe that there is such a thing as chronic lyme disease that must be treated with long courses of IV antibiotics. Most infectious disease specialists, including the experts who write lyme disease treatment guidelines, feel that there is no evidence to support this diagnosis or this practice.
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Infectious Disease 48 years experience
See below: Id doctors have reviewed all scientific evidence about lyme disease and published that information in the journal clincial infectious diseases. This review proved there is no evidence to support the existence of chronic lyme disease. Many lyme literate doctors ignore scientific fact and treat patients for chronic lyme disease a condition they do not have and which does not exist.
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Last updated Jan 8, 2019
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