Treatment Guidelines for Tick Bites, Bullseye Rash and Persistent Lyme Disease

Discussion in 'Lyme Disease Main Forum' started by Nanie46, Aug 9, 2015.

  1. Nanie46

    Nanie46 Moderator

    "Evidence assessments and guideline recommendations in Lyme disease: the clinical management of known tick bites, erythema migrans rashes and persistent disease", revised in 2014, from the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), the organization that Lyme Literate Practitioners belong to:

    Read More: http://informahealthcare.com/doi/full/10.1586/14787210.2014.940900


    "Advanced Topics in Lyme Disease: Diagnostic Hints and Treatment Guidelines for Lyme and Other Tick Borne Illnesses", written by Joseph Burrascano, MD (a Lyme literate MD) in 2008. Some information has been updated in the 2014 guidelines, but there is a wealth of valuable information and explanations here, so be sure to read this too:

    http://www.ilads.org/lyme/B_guidelines_12_17_08.pdf
  2. lilly9me

    lilly9me Member

    You have shared a nice piece of information.
    It is important to get prompt treatment if any of the following symptoms occur in the first week or so after a tick bite: a rash of any kind (more will be said below), flu-like symptoms, fever, achy or swollen joints, headache, dizziness or sudden onset of fatigue or Bell’s palsy.
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