Exclusive: Dicey Path to Lyme Disease Diagnosis
Go to a doctor with a red rash akin to a bull's-eye, and you are likely to leave with a diagnosis of Lyme disease and a prescription for antibiotics.
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#1 Oct 21, 2012
If you in in what is termed a non-endemic area then the rash and symptoms are not considered Lyme, and no antibiotics will be given by any mainstream doctor. Rather, they will pronounce it something else and send you on your way, unless you press for a test and then you are vilified.
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