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A 20-year-old female asked:

what makes it unknown if chronic lyme disease is real or not? i just tested positive for past infection and have gone unbelievably downhill since bite

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Need more info: "chronic" lyme disease is difficult to diagnose because isolation of the organism has not been effected and the serologic tests used can be misinterpreted. Many doctors feel that these symptoms are the result of some immune process, but the details have been resistant to definitive diagnosis or understanding. To know what you have you need to see a doctor, preferably id.

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Last updated May 13, 2013

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