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Wife and I returned from Slovenia and discovered 4 ticks on her legs. We promptly pulled them off (the wrong way) and threw them away (also wrong). For one week nothing was happening. Then exactly 1 week from the bite she developed bumpbs on her body and had an excruciating headache. We went to urgent care and they drew blood as well as prescrvbed antibiotcs. 14 day course of doxycycline. The headache went away, the bumps came and went for a few more days. The blood came back negative and doc said to stop antibitocs and bumps are due to allergy to antibitiocs. We didn't believe him (after much reading on internet). Wife is still on antibitocs for 1 more week. My question is:
Once the couse of doxycycline completes, what's the next step ?! Take blood again and get tested ? My worries are we never knew exactly which strain of bacteria she's gotten infected with. Were these correct antibiotics? After reading so many stories on here about symptoms returning as soon as the patient is off antibiotics, I must say I am quite worried about her. Any bit of advice helps, as you can see we did everything wrong along the way here....
Thank you for your time.
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