Lyme Disease Stages

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Lyme Disease Stages
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  1. 2-30 days after bite
    first
  2. usually characterized by and expanding red rsh "bull's eye rash." it may have a firm spot in the midddle and be hot to the toch. it will fade on its own if untreated,. the center is usually a the site of the bite
    first
  3. flu like symtomes
    first
  4. fatigues, fever, chills,
    first
  5. headache, stiff nec backaches,
    first
  6. generalized achin of muscles and joints
    first
  7. the differenct between this and the flud is that it occured during the summer without COUGHIN OR SNEEZING
    first
  8. THERE IS MARKED NERVOUS SYSTEM INVOLVEMENT
    second
  9. menigitis(inflammation fo tissues around thebrain also causing a severe stiff neck
    second
  10. Bell's palsy (paralysis of half of the facial nerves)
    second
  11. inflamed nerve roots, tingling, numbness
    second
  12. multiple reahes, musculosketal pain
    second
  13. arthalgia (joint paint)
    second
  14. myalgia (muscle pain)
    second
  15. tendonitit palpitation, abnormal pulse
    second
  16. shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness, elnarges lymph nodes, visual distrubabnce
    second
  17. occurse several months to two years after initial rash
    third
  18. invovles the onset of arthritis, painful swelling of the joints
    third
  19. arthritic attacks can lst from a few days to a few weeks
    third
  20. generally the knee is invovled or another large joint, this type of arthritis is referred to as Lyme arthritis
    third
  21. nerological dysfunction (including:disoreientation, confusin, memory loss, somnolence (excessive sleep) mood swings, and inability to concetrate?)
    third
  22. also Ophthalmologic disorders including uveitis (vasucalr parts of teh eye and keratits (cornesa))
    third
  23. treatment - oral anitbiotcs, such as tetracycline, penicillin or erythromycin
    first
  24. intravenouse anitbiotics for long periods of time
    after first stage

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