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If untreated is Lyme disease fatal?
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Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
Internal Medicine
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In brief: LYME DISEASE
Lyme disease can cause serious heart irregularities including complete heart block which can be fatal if not treated properly.

In brief: LYME DISEASE
Lyme disease can cause serious heart irregularities including complete heart block which can be fatal if not treated properly.
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
In brief: Usually not but...
Lyme disease can be quite serious but is seldom fatal.
However, given that it can be fatal & that untreated lyme disease can be disabling & cause severe suffering, it's wise to treat it.How to best treat it is controversial. Early lyme is easily cured with antibiotics but advanced lyme is much more challenging & benefits from a holistic approach.See http://www.Ilads.Org/lyme_disease/about_lyme.Html.

In brief: Usually not but...
Lyme disease can be quite serious but is seldom fatal.
However, given that it can be fatal & that untreated lyme disease can be disabling & cause severe suffering, it's wise to treat it.How to best treat it is controversial. Early lyme is easily cured with antibiotics but advanced lyme is much more challenging & benefits from a holistic approach.See http://www.Ilads.Org/lyme_disease/about_lyme.Html.
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker
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