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What is the treatment for lyme disease and how long is the full treatment for a chronic infection ? Can it be transmitted through sexual intercourse ?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: How and no

An antibiotic Rx for about 2 weeks would be enough in its early phase.
The effectiveness for chronic infection is much less certain regardless of the duration of treatment. No you cannot contract this from sexual intercourse unless your lover happens to be a particular kind of tick.

In brief: How and no

An antibiotic Rx for about 2 weeks would be enough in its early phase.
The effectiveness for chronic infection is much less certain regardless of the duration of treatment. No you cannot contract this from sexual intercourse unless your lover happens to be a particular kind of tick.
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