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Sturgis, SD
A 35-year-old female asked:

If i've had lyme disease for many years, can it still be treated even if there's been nerve damage?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 26 years experience
See below: The disease (bacteria) can be treated but the secondary effects of the disease being present for so many years are likely permanent. See you physician to have lyme disease blood testing done to confirm or refute the presence of the disease.
Last updated Jul 18, 2013

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