Exclusive: Dicey Path to Lyme Disease...

Exclusive: Dicey Path to Lyme Disease Diagnosis

There are 1 comment on the Poughkeepsie Journal story from Oct 21, 2012, titled Exclusive: Dicey Path to Lyme Disease Diagnosis. In it, Poughkeepsie Journal reports that:

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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Dawn Baggett

Prattville, AL

#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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