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Cabot, AR
A 35-year-old female asked:

I got bit by a tick and got very ill and had a rash around it. i have every symptom of lyme's. where can i get tested in arkansas?

2 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Go to ER: If you need to contact your doctor immediately or go to an ER to get checked since there is an early window during which Lyme disease can be effectively treated. The approach is usually treat as Lyme Disease while waiting confirmation with blood test Do not delay.
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Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 24 years experience
See a doctor: Any doctor should be able to order the blood test for Lyme confirmation. This is a clinical diagnosis, however - so even without a blood test, you should be able to be diagnosed and planned for treatment. Lyme is curable - you just need to get started on the right pathway. Hope this helps.
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Last updated Nov 22, 2017

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