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Chronic Lyme Uti
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
I need to find a Dr that treats Chronic Lyme that takes insurance in the NYC area. Can you please help?
Chronic Lyme is real: yes indeed. Chronic Lyme Disease exists and causes problems. The problems range from chronic arthropathy to weakness to falling or fainting episodes, ailments and arrhythmia or heart block, neurological changes, or unexplained fevers. It is treated with antibiotics and specific interventions to remedy a specific ailment such as pacemaker, anti seizure med, NSAIDs, etc. dc requires blood tests ...Read more
Many issues: It takes longer to treat if you had the infection for a long time (a year or more) before starting treatment. Sometimes many months to 1-2 years. If you have multiple tick borne infections like babesia, bartonella, mycoplasma, various viruses, then treatment is extended to address these other infections, which need different drugs than what we use for lyme. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: If a person receives proper treatment within several days of contracting lyme disease a person almost always has a complete recovery. However, if it is not treated until someone has had it for weeks or months then it often becomes a chronic disease that can be difficult to fully eradicate even with intensive treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lyme disease: Symtoms include fatigue, chronic arthritis , headaches, joint inflammation in knees and larger joints , memory loss, mood changes, palpitation , irregular heart beats, tingling and numbness, confusion, sleep disorders, decreased consciousness, impaired vision, double vision, facial paralysis due to infection of brain , weakness of affected limbs due to lyme disease infection of spinal cord, impaired balance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have you seen the recent report that loratadine might effectively treat chronic lyme? What dosage?
Lyme disease: Although I do not know the accuracy of this check http://lymedisease.org/news/lyme_disease_views/claritin-lyme-balf.html#sthash.fvITkXb5.dpuf ...Read more
On doxy for treating chronic Lyme - pills are 100mg each and I am supposed to take 200mg a day.should I take both at same time or split it up?
One tab twice a day: Though I don't treat chronic Lyme, as a general recommendation with doxycycline: Taking two caps at once of this drug, is typically too much to bear because of severe nausea and likely vomiting that ensues. I'd advise taking it separately, once in the morning and once in the evening. ...Read more
Please tell me the symptoms of chronic Lyme disease, and how long can someone go without signs before they reappear?
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more
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