The only cure for lyme disease is antibiotic treatment, according to the Mayo Clinic. If antibiotic treatment is started during the early stages of the disease, a quick recovery is likely. If treatment is not started unt... More »

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According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Mayo Clinic, oral and intravenous antibiotics are used to treat early-stage Lyme disease, while later stages sometimes manifest chronic sy... More »

Individuals looking for local doctors who treat Lyme disease may consult organizations that specialize in providing information about the disease, such as the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society or the Ame... More »

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The bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi causes Lyme disease, according to Mayo Clinic. Deer or black-legged ticks carry the bacterium, passing it to humans through bites. The bite allows the bacterium to make its way into the... More »

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The Mayo Clinic states that the standard treatment for Lyme disease is a course of oral antibiotics. Some patients with central nervous system involvement require intravenous antibiotics instead. More »

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According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Mayo Clinic, oral and intravenous antibiotics are used to treat early-stage Lyme disease, while later stages sometimes manifest chronic sy... More »

Early symptoms of Lyme disease may include a rash around the site of the tick bite and flu-like symptoms, according to Mayo Clinic. As the disease progresses, symptoms may include severe joint pain and swelling and neuro... More »