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Can You Get Cidp From Lyme Diease
Many and varied: Lyme disease can cause virtually any symptom in the world. Early lyme tends to cause non-specific flu-like symptoms & a rash. Then it tends to cause joint pains (esp. Knee pain) & fatigue. It often causes problems with memory & concentration & a variety of neurological symptoms. As it progresses it may be misdiagnosed as chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, arthritis, multiple sclerosis etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lyme is caused by borrelia burgdorferi. Acute symptoms can include bullseye rash, headaches, joint pain, fever, and flu like sx. Chronic symptoms can include fibromyalgia symptoms, nerve pain in extremities, mood swings, brain fog, heart problems. Lab diagnosis is not very reliable, and sometimes clinical ...Read more
Never heard of: Although one can imagine that a tick could have attached to the intestinal lining and thereby transmitting the infection, it is likely that the tick would not have survived the passage in the stomach where there are acid and enzymes. At any rate, I am not aware of this mode of transmission. ...Read more
Where can I get Lyme Disease testing in Burien or Renton, WA.
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Can a person have malaria or Lyme for yrs befor gettinh a correct diag is made and from reserching it seems it is poss you can get malaria in the us?
Yes, very rare: It is not unusual to have lyme for years before proper diagnosis. While it is possible to get malaria in the us it is extremely rare, a few cases at most each year, but would be hard to diagnose since most docs would not consider it. Babesia, a tick-transmitted parasite similar to malaria is much more common in the us. Longstanding lyme is difficult to treat - see comment for more:. ...Read more
Bite of infected tic: Lime disease is spread by ticks that have acquired the germ in the past and it stays in their system. A tick bite from another of the same species without the ld germ will not do it. The tick must get on your body, settle in for a feeding & feed long enough to pass the germ to you (hours). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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