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... had been out all of the night before at my friend's in Sherman Oaks, hanging out in the backyard. There are a ton of mosquitos flying around there, so I figured it was that. ... (5 replies)
... Yes I know. Im sure this is nothing new for those of you who have been educating yourselvs on the subject of Lyme Disease. But for me its very new. I dont know what to do. I am in denial one minute and thinking Im just crazy or a hypochondriac. ... (4 replies)
... At first the doctor said the rash was Ringworm but now they suspect Lyme's and I am waiting for a appt with an infectious disease doctor since my family doctor doesnt know what is up. ... (12 replies)

... eye rash is a definite sign of Lyme disease. The rash alone merits treatment. ... (12 replies)
... rom our evacuation due to Hurricane Charley, I noticed that a large amount of bugs had gotten into the house. Our house was not damaged during the hurricane but it apparently had stirred up insect life in the neighborhood. ... (102 replies)
... I am looking for some immediate advice on my husband's Lyme diagnosis. Hopefully we are still early enough to whip this thing! ... (3 replies)
... new and I have a question. I am sorry if this has already been addressed in previous posts. I had a bullseye rash about three years ago. I never saw a tick as it was on my leg. I thought maybe I was bitten by a spider or even ringworm or some sort of rash? ... (5 replies)
... I've been reading everyone's posts here for a couple weeks now and I'd like to thank everyone who takes the time to post their experiences. It really is helpful. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Anthony. People who have a Lyme rash are often told that it is ringworm. I do not know what a ringworm rash looks like or what your rash looked like, but from what I understand, a bullseye rash means Lyme disease. ... (102 replies)
... and it was highly contagious and itched like crazy. ... (6 replies)
... It is mildly contagious. Has he been around an animal or another child with it? ... (2 replies)
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... Ticker, I was very disappointed with the Dr's. appt. today. He came into the room and within 3 mins told me it was ringworm. I asked him how he could diagnose something before he had talked with me or examined me. He said it was "classic" ringworm....... ... (24 replies)
... I know what ringworm is because I've seen it up close. BLECK!. And the cream didn't treat it, of course. ... (6 replies)
... infections that only make the Lyme more difficult to treat. I say treat as there is very little evidence that it can be cured. many have remission. ... (3 replies)
... Yes, what you are describing most certainly sounds like Lyme disease. And unfortuantely, the reaction of your doctors was very typical. ... (9 replies)
... lamotta, i have a question for you and a response in general to my very brief experiences with lyme and 'standard docs' over the last few months. ... (39 replies)
... Take a picture of the rash. Go to a Dr. or hospital emergency ward ASAP. Lyme disease is easy to treat at this stage. ... (2 replies)
... rhood concert in a public garden. He never really looked down, just kind of rubbed his leg with his other foot, when we got home he noticed the mark, we thought it was ringworm, he works at an animal shelter, so not so inlikely. Well I know it ringworm doesn't get that big or that fast, so I urged him to go to Er. ... (13 replies)
... I have talked with many over the years on Lyme groups that have said their Bulls eye faded in a few days only to come back at times. ... (6 replies)
... he guidelines for treatment. I had pain in my joints and a reddish pink oval rash that was warm to the touch. I live in Georgia but out in the woods. He thought it was ringworm and that was that. Now a year later Im having horrible pain in my arms and legs, feels like someone is ripping off my arms. ... (10 replies)




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