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What is a reasonable treatment time frame late diagnosed, acute lyme disease?

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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Antibiotics: Antibiotics such as doxycycline. Consider seeing an infectious disease specialist who can decide what to give you and how long to treat you for.
Dr. Tedde Rinker
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Hard to say: It really depends on whether you have any coinfections, and your general physical health (metal toxicity, poor detox capacity and food allergies, adrenal fatigue and low thyroid can all make treatment more difficult) expect treatment to the point of being symptome free to take many weeks at least, many months at worst.

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Last updated Mar 14, 2013

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