The three stages of Lyme disease are early localized Lyme disease, early disseminated infection and late persistent Lyme disease, according to WebMD. Different symptoms are typical of each stage. More »

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According to WebMD, the symptoms of Lyme disease depend on what stage the disease reaches. Symptoms for the first stage include an expanding red rash, headaches and a stiff neck. In the second stage, symptoms include wea... More »

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During late persistent Lyme disease, the latest stage of Lyme disease, the infection can cause damage to the nervous system, joints and brain, according to WebMD. The symptoms can worsen and include weakness, numbness in... More »

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WebMD has an image slide show displaying photos of Lyme disease in various stages. Basic information about the disease pertaining to its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment accompanies the slide show. More »

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The positive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, or ELISA, test and Western blot test indicate an infection by the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. Blood tests confirm the diagnosis of Lyme disease when the characterist... More »

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Lyme disease is best treated during its initial stage using antibiotics, such as amoxicillin and doxycycline, as stated by WebMD. Taking medication daily for at least 2 weeks helps in clearing up the rash. It also helps ... More »

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During late persistent Lyme disease, the latest stage of Lyme disease, the infection can cause damage to the nervous system, joints and brain, according to WebMD. The symptoms can worsen and include weakness, numbness in... More »

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