Do you think it's Lymes Disease?

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Can someone please help me.

I haven't been well for weeks and I keep thinking it could be Lymes Disease. I got a few bites at the start of the summer that were quite bad but they cleared up after applying cream so I didn't think anything of it. Then the start of August I became quite unwell. Had a cough, runny nose and when I went to the doctor they sent me to the ER cause they were worried over my heart rate and results of an EKG. The did routine teats (monitor, bloods, xray) They all came back clear so they just put it down to a chest infection and I was on anti biotics for 10 days. They cleared the infection but the last few weeks have been terrifying. Chest and back pain, severe headaches everyday, shortness of breath, pains in my wrists and other joints. My arms and legs feel really heavy. I'm constantly tired and have no energy even though I was always an active person. The last fews days I'm getting pains in my ears and teeth and wake up during the night gasping for breath with this awful fright over me. I just feel generally unwell all the time and don't know what do. Any advice would be great. Thanks.

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    I would almost certainly find a lyme literate doctor with symptoms like this. Contact ILADs for help with that. Pains that move around the body gasping for air etc... lyme needs ruling out by a doctor that understands the complexities of lyme. Do not accept a diagnosis of cfs/fibromyalgia without first ruling out lyme as time is of the essence with this infection.

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