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What dose lime disease do to a person?

What dose lime disease do to a person?

It depends: The initial presentation is that of a flu-like illness. Left untreated, it can eventually cause cardiac, neurologic and arthritic problems. ...Read more

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Lyme Disease (Definition)

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


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What are the symptoms of lime disease?

What are the symptoms of lime disease?

Any/All: This is a very bad illness we are trying to meet head-on with early treatment with doxycycline. First-find a hard shell tick on your body-it takes 24 hrs to transmit-then a "bulls-eye" rash is our clue you are infected, we usually treat asap. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lime disease and how long does it last?

Let me explain: Lyme disease is a serious disorder transmitted by ticks to humans. It was first identified in the United States in 1975. Headache chills and fever muscle and joint pain fatigue swollen lymph nodes a red rash that resembles a bull's-eye if you're treated with appropriate antibiotics in the early stages of the disease, you're likely to recover completely. ...Read more

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What is a cure for lime disease?

What is a cure for lime disease?

Antibotic: In its early stage, Lyme disease is quite curable. At a late stage, it gets tricky. Consult an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lime disease from ticks?

What are the symptoms of lime disease from ticks?

See details: The initial symptoms are those of a flu-like illness: fevers, muscle aching, etc. Untreated lyme disease then can cause involvement of the heart, nervous system and joints that begin even months or years after the bite. ...Read more

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Can you have lime disease for years without knowing it?

Can you have lime disease for years without knowing it?

Yes: Lyme disease can quietly spread to many organs and iit's common for patients with lyme disease to not get properly diagnosed for up to two years. Many of the symptoms of lyme disease mimic other illnesses. Lyme is known as "the great imitator" of the new millenium for this reason. Most commonly, patients with lyme are diagnosed as chronic fatigue syndr and/or fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Question regarding lime disease. Does it have the target rash?

Lyme disease: The signs and symptoms of lyme disease are variable, usually involving more than one system. The skin, joints and nervous system are affected most often. In general, lyme disease can cause: rash, flu like symptoms, migratory joint pain, neurological problems, heart problems such as irregular heart beat. ...Read more

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What is the best food for people with lime disease to eat? My mother has lime disease and was wondering what would be the best?

Lots of veggies: With lyme disease, toxin removal is improtant. Having an alkaline ph improves toxin removal. Raw fruits and veggies, preferrably organic, are alkaline, eat moderate to small amounts of meat, avoid sugar and starch and eat lots of veggies. Also drink lots of wtar, flavored w/ lemon juice, which also helps to excrete toxins. ...Read more

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