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Have symptom of Lyme for yrs, dr never tested, sympt gettin worse the test that used to be done wanst great is there a way it can be check an best lab 2?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine
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Below. First of all, get a straight answer from your dr regarding the accurate diagnosis of lyme disease because there are other conditions that mimic it.
Elisa & ifa are the 2 most common screening tests and western blot, pcr and skin biopsy are more specific tests. Hope u get better soon! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/lyme-disease-test.

In brief: Check out the link

Below. First of all, get a straight answer from your dr regarding the accurate diagnosis of lyme disease because there are other conditions that mimic it.
Elisa & ifa are the 2 most common screening tests and western blot, pcr and skin biopsy are more specific tests. Hope u get better soon! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/lyme-disease-test.
Dr. Victor Bonuel
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Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
Family Medicine
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Make sure they do a western blot test.
Test also for arthritis. There are several types and tests for this. Were you ever treated. It sounds like you weren't. You are right , years ago it was hard to diagnose but is easier today. There were times i would treat if the symptoms were highly suggestive of lymes. It's difficult to treat later on in the illness.

In brief: Family practice

Make sure they do a western blot test.
Test also for arthritis. There are several types and tests for this. Were you ever treated. It sounds like you weren't. You are right , years ago it was hard to diagnose but is easier today. There were times i would treat if the symptoms were highly suggestive of lymes. It's difficult to treat later on in the illness.
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