I think I may have Lyme's disease

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Hello, I was wondering if anyone has had similar symptoms. I am waiting for results from a blood test taken last week, I have had many weird neurological symptoms and remembered that last year I developed a strange circular rash on my hip. I went to Exmoor last June and the dog got covered in ticks. I didn't see any ticks on me and there was quite a gap before I developed the rash. I also remember getting a flu type thing last summer. I am worried about how common it is to get a negative blood result even if I do have Lyme's disease. Here are the symptoms that began a month ago;

Bad migraine type headache

Visual disturbance



Dental pain (went to dentist and nothing wrong)

Strange tingling sensation/numbness down left side of face and body

Developed into discomfort, mild shooting pains


Lack of appetite and weight loss

Hands and neck slightly painful, cracking

Generally feeling unwell

I have also been struggling with my memory and concentration for a long time but thought it was due to medication I was on, now I'm not sure.

I am quite scared at the moment as to what is causing these symptoms, I was sent to hospital the week before last by GP, given a CT scan which came back normal, now awaiting an MRI. It was only last Sunday that I thought about the weird rash I had last year and started researching Lyme's disease. I would really appreciate any advice from people who have been diagnosed. Have other people developed similar symptoms? Sorry for the long rambling post :-)

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