A 42-year-old member asked:
how do people treat advanced lyme disease?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Different opinions: The definition of advanced lyme disease will vary from doctor to doctor, and this is often an overdiagnosed illness with parameters which are difficult to define or prove. Antibiotics have not proven to be effective once the acute phase of the illness has resolved, and many doctors will simply try and provide relief of symptoms.
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Neurology 39 years experience
ID Consultation: Patients with advanced lyme's disease need to be evaluated by an infectious disease specialist. Their therapy may require intravenous medications but that requires further evaluations.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
I want to know my options for treating advanced Lyme disease?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pathology 49 years experience
Controversial issue: Chronic/advanced lyme disease and its treatment are controversial and there is no clear consensus on this issue. You may wish to consult a infectious disease specialist.
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Last updated Jan 18, 2019
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