Can Lyme disease be transmitted to others?
There is no evidence that Lyme disease is transmitted from person-to-person. For example, a person cannot get infected from touching, kissing, or having sex with a person who has Lyme disease. Untreated Lyme disease during pregnancy can lead to infection of the placenta.
What does Lyme disease do to a person?
Untreated Lyme disease can produce a wide range of symptoms, depending on the stage of infection. These include fever, rash, facial paralysis, and arthritis. The appearance of the erythema migrans rash can vary widely.
Is Lyme’s disease curable?
Although most cases of Lyme disease can be cured with a 2- to 4-week course of oral antibiotics, patients can sometimes have symptoms of pain, fatigue, or difficulty thinking that last for more than 6 months after they finish treatment. This condition is called ”Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome” (PTLDS).
- Can Lyme disease be transmitted to others?
- What does Lyme disease do to a person?
- Is Lyme’s disease curable?
- Does Lyme disease require hospitalization?
- Is Lyme disease lifelong?
- What Happens If Lyme disease goes untreated for years?
- What are the 3 stages of Lyme disease?
- What is the mortality rate of Lyme disease?
- What are at least 5 Early signs of Lyme disease?
- What happens if you test positive for Lyme disease?
- Can a blood test detect Lyme disease?
- What are the four stages of Lyme disease?
- Does Lyme disease qualify for disability?
- Does Lyme disease show up on MRI?
- How do you feel when you have Lyme disease?
- What does Lyme fatigue feel like?
- What are the long term effects of Lyme disease?
- What makes Lyme disease worse?
- Can Lyme disease flare up years later after treatment?
- What if I’ve had Lyme disease for years?