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how can i know if i have lyme's disease? how long does it take for antibiotics to work?

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Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Lyme: Elisa test to determine if you're infected, if +, a Western Blot to confirm. I don't think Lyme endemic in Chile.
Answered on Feb 5, 2015
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Sorry: probably not, did you got treated with ABX?

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