What kind of urinary problems are caused by Lyme disease?

See below. The lyme spirochete can infect the bladder and cause frequent urination, pain on urination, even blood and protein in the urine. The typical urinalysis may show blood or protein in the urine and the culture will not grow out the spirochete infection.

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Can chronic Lyme disease cause cardiovascular problems? If so what are they and which type of doctor should be seen?

Lyme carditis. Carditis occurs in approximately four to 10 percent of untreated adults (and a lower proportion of children) in the United States. It occurs weeks to months after the tick bite or initial infection.Lyme carditis may present with symptoms ranging from palpitations, chest pain or dyspnea (shortness of breath), lightheadedness, fatigue and fainting. Either cardiologist or infection disease physician. Read more...
Yes. Yes. Lyme carditis effecting heart conduction system causing bradycardia to complete heart block and need permanent pace maker. Please see cardiologist in your area. Good luck. Read more...

What kind of arthritis is caused by Lyme disease?

Inflammatory. Lyme disease causes arthritis in less than 9% of patients, usually within weeks to months after a tick bite and skin manifestations, and usually in untreated patients. It is considered a late manifestation and most commonly affects large joints such as knees, but can affect any and the joint is swollen, painful, warm and sometimes red. Treatment is with Amoxicillin or cephtriaxone. Read more...

Are the heart regularities caused by Lyme disease fatal?

LYME DISEASE. Lyme disease can cause serious heart irregularities including complete heart block which can be fatal if not treated properly. Read more...
Generally not. In very rare cases, one could pass out and require a pacemaker. I personally have never seen that needed. Read more...

Can natural anti-inflammatory compounds relieve joint inflammation caused by Lyme disease?

Not really. Lyme disease should be treated with Doxycycline as recommened by the cdc and national academy of medicine, (except in children-amoxicillin, and pregnant females-erythromycin.)you can take an otc NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) for your jont pain, or get an rx from your pcp. Arthritis is a main feature of lyme, and needs more than symptom control. 3-0mega fatty acids can reduce inflammation and improve lipids. Read more...

Does pheriferal neuropathy caused by Lyme disease go away by itself after healing lyme? My left foot is burning...I can't get no sleep because of it

See a neurologist. This is one situation in which i would urge a 2nd opinion with a neurologist if you have not already seen one. If the neuropathy is related to lyme disease (and imo that is a large "if") the injury to the nerves heals very slowly. A neurologist would rule out other causes and offer you meds which are often very helpful in minimizing the symptoms. Read more...
It may not. You may want to see a neurologist. There are medications that may help. Read more...