Lyme disease


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Synonyms for Lyme disease

an acute inflammatory disease characterized by a rash with joint swelling and fever

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Scientists caution that the discovery does not suggest the presence of chronic disease, nor does it support extended use of antibiotics to treat Lyme disease in humans.
The first stage of Lyme disease is called early Lyme disease.
He stated that although some symptoms may vary, Lyme Disease sufferers' experience with medical care is similar.
The California Department of Health Services reported that there were seven cases of Lyme disease in Los Angeles County in 2003, compared with six in 2002 and nine in 2001.
The American Lyme Disease Foundation reports that infected ticks begin transmitting Lyme disease an average of thirty-six- to forty-eight hours after attachment.
Generally, it takes 10 to 24 hours for the infected tick to transmit the bacteria that cause Lyme disease.
Not all ticks carry Lyme disease, which is most commonly spread to humans in the nymph stage of a tick's life.
Although Lyme disease is a potentially devastating illness with lifelong consequences if not treated, it is not really that easy to get infected, Only about 13,000 people a year contract Lyme disease, as compared to one million new cases of skin cancer each year.
Fifteen of the ticks had been attached for more than 72 hours; of the four cases of Lyme disease that developed in the 115 subjects, three cases were from these 15 ticks.
Many families have already faced financial devastation, and others are unable to obtain proper treatment for Lyme disease.
But multiple sclerosis and Lyme disease are not often confused, says Dr.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Lyme Disease - Pipeline Review, H1 2012', provides an overview of the Lyme Disease therapeutic pipeline.
1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spontaneous knee effusion, also known as "water on the knee," can be a primary symptom of Lyme disease, even when patients do not exhibit a "bull's eye" rash, another common Lyme disease symptom.
Lyme disease is the most common tickborne disease in the United States, with >36,000 cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during 2013 (1).
com)-- If Lyme disease is sexually transmitted, what are the implications for the general population?