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How do you treat and diagnose Lyme disease?

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Dr. Benson Yu
Internal Medicine

In brief: Lyme disease

Lyme disease can be detected by blood by testing the igm level.
However lyme disease can turn into complicated chronic problem affecting many systems of the body. It can be treated with antibiotics. Treatments varies depend on when it was discovered and how it had spread. Consult your doctor if you have concern for contacting the disease. Early treatment and proper prevention is important.

In brief: Lyme disease

Lyme disease can be detected by blood by testing the igm level.
However lyme disease can turn into complicated chronic problem affecting many systems of the body. It can be treated with antibiotics. Treatments varies depend on when it was discovered and how it had spread. Consult your doctor if you have concern for contacting the disease. Early treatment and proper prevention is important.
Dr. Benson Yu
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