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A 39-year-old member asked:

How can i handle joint pain from lyme disease?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Joint pain: You can try an anti-inflammatory but ideally your primary care doctor or an infectious disease specialist can prescribe medication.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

How do you handle joint pain from lyme?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Treat Lyme, herbs &: Obviously it is crucial to treat the underlying cause, lyme infection, but while this is being done i advise anti-inflammatory agents. Drugs like Ibuprofen cause GI bleeding so i advise meriva (a very absorbable form of curcumin), boswellia, fish oil & proteolytic ennzymes. Also try the anti-inflammatory diet- see www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art02012/anti-inflammatory-dietinflammatory diet.
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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can someone with Lyme disease have symmetrical joint pain on both sides?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 50 years experience
Yes.: It occurs. But it may not be do to lyme as well. Irrespective, you should be on a 1-3 month course of doxycline 100 mg bid. Lyme arthritis is unpleasant. Late neurologic disease is unnecessary and worse.
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Last updated Apr 16, 2014
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