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How long does joint pain and stiffness associated with Lyme advanced last?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Depends!

You should have been treated with Doxycycline 100mg bid for at least a month.
Improvement speed is related to the stage of disease the lyme was found. You should take an NSAID for pain. A low dose (2.5mg) of Prednisone in the morning will also help with your arthritis symptoms.

In brief: Depends!

You should have been treated with Doxycycline 100mg bid for at least a month.
Improvement speed is related to the stage of disease the lyme was found. You should take an NSAID for pain. A low dose (2.5mg) of Prednisone in the morning will also help with your arthritis symptoms.
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