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.
Join the discussion below, or Read more at Poughkeepsie Journal.
#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.
Add your comments below
|Officials: Zika won't hurt South Florida touris...||Tue||WeTheSheeple||28|
|US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -...||Tue||Rainbow Kid||3|
|ADHD in the classroom: A struggle for student, ...||Aug 21||sam head||2|
|The Latest: Reid: Congress must approve funds t...||Aug 20||Think About It||9|
|As Florida's Zika battle escalates, money to fi...||Aug 20||Malcolm||3|
|Pro-vaccine studies used by media and governmen...||Aug 18||VACCINES CAUSE AU...||6|
|Lesbian, gay and bisexual teenagers also contem...||Aug 18||Rev Don Wildmoan||17|
Find what you want!
Search Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Forum Now
Copyright © 2016 Topix LLC