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CDC - Post Lyme Disease Syndrome - Lyme Disease

5/10/2014
05:58 | Author: Caitlin White

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CDC - Post Lyme Disease Syndrome - Lyme Disease

Most medical experts believe that the lingering symptoms are the result of Furthermore, long-term antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease has.

Clin Infect Dis. Xenodiagnosis to detect Borrelia burgdorferi infection: A first-in-human study. Marques, A. et al. first published online February 11, 2014 doi:10.1093/cid/cit939.

PLoS ONE 7(1): e29914. (2012) Persistence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Rhesus macaques following antibiotic treatment of disseminated infection. Embers ME, Barthold SW, Borda JT, Bowers L, Doyle L, et al.

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Approximay 10 to 20% of patients treated for Lyme disease with a recommended 2–4 week course of antibiotics will have lingering symptoms of fatigue, pain, or joint and muscle aches.

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Lyme disease MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

11/19/2014
03:24 | Author: Evan Martin

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Lyme disease MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Symptoms of early localized Lyme disease (stage 1) begin days or weeks after infection Stage 3, or late disseminated, Lyme disease can cause long-term joint.

A single dose of the antibiotic doxycycline may be given to someone soon after being bitten by a tick, when all of these conditions are true:

If you do walk or hike in these areas, take measures to prevent tick bites:

Symptoms that occur after antibiotics are stopped may not be signs of active infection and may not respond to antibiotic treatment.

Other tests that may be done when the infection has spread include:

Important facts about tick bites and Lyme disease:

Without treatment, it can last 4 weeks or longer.

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When Lyme Disease Lasts and Lasts - NYTimes.com

11/18/2014
01:14 | Author: Devin Garcia

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When Lyme Disease Lasts and Lasts - NYTimes.com

Chronic Lyme disease is a highly controversial catch-all term for a host of long-lasting symptoms that may or may not stem from prior infection.

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Chronic (Persistent) Lyme Disease - Healthline

9/17/2014
01:28 | Author: Evan Martin

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Chronic (Persistent) Lyme Disease - Healthline

You are at a greater risk for chronic Lyme disease if you are be at a higher risk for these long-term symptoms if you are not treated.

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( Mayo Clinic, 2011 ). Most patients with chronic Lyme disease recover from persistent symptoms with time. It is not clear why some people fail to recover fully. According to the Mayo Clinic, a small number of people continue to experience symptoms, including fatigue and muscle aches, despite treatment.

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Neurology Psychiatry - Lyme Disease Action

7/16/2014
03:50 | Author: Caitlin White

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Neurology Psychiatry - Lyme Disease Action

As more becomes known about the possible long-term effects of neurological Lyme disease, also known as Lyme neuroborreliosis, it is important that both the.

Any part of the nervous system may become affected giving a wide range of possible neurological and psychiatric symptoms and signs. Lyme disease has been called “The New Great Imitator” because, like syphilis (also a spirochaete) it may affect many parts of the body including the skin, nervous system, heart, joints and eyes (although transmission of the disease is different from syphilis).

As more becomes known about the possible long-term effects of neurological Lyme disease, also known as Lyme neuroborreliosis, it is important that both the general public and medical professionals are made more aware of this disease.

LDA has produced a detailed booklet Lyme Neuroborreliosis which is available as a pdf to download.

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