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    Lyme Disease Conditions

    Lyme Disease, Treatment for persistent (chronic) Lyme disease or post-Lyme syndrome is controversial. Many experts do not believe Lyme disease is the cause of these...

    Lyme Disease Professional

    Lyme Disease, Later stages are much less likely to develop in people who have been treated appropriately for early disease. There is enormous controversy over chronic Lyme dis...

    Inflammatory Retinal Diseases Professional

    Inflammatory Retinal Diseases, Lyme disease Neuroretinitis is one of the many ophthalmological pictures that can arise in Lyme disease . Treatment is with doxycycline. Retinal...

    Eye in Systemic Disease Professional

    Eye in Systemic Disease, Occasionally, there is uveitis. Lyme disease Photophobia, pain, conjunctivitis and peri-ocular oedema are common in Lyme disease . , diabetes hyperten...

    Motor Neurone Disease Professional

    Motor Neurone Disease, Lepto-meningeal disease - eg, due to carcinomatosis or vascular collagen disease. Lyme disease . Spinal muscular atrophy (Kennedy...

    Erythema Chronicum Migrans Professional

    Management [ 1 , 3 , 4 ] Although the rash will resolve spontaneously over weeks or months, antibiotics hasten resolution and help prevent progression to Lyme disease: Doxycycline...

    Muscle Weakness Conditions

    They include flu (influenza) , glandular fever (Epstein-Barr virus) , HIV , Lyme disease and hepatitis C . Other less common causes, in the UK at least, are tuberculosis (TB) , malari...

    Joint Pain Conditions

    Other infections : these may also cause joint pain - for example, see separate leaflet called Lyme Disease . Bone cancer or leukaemia : see separate leaflets called Primary Bone Ca...

    Bell's Palsy Conditions

    For example, in areas where Lyme disease is common (due to tick bites) then tests to rule out Lyme disease may be done. This is because a facial weakness is, rarely, the first indica...

    Congenital, Perinatal and Neonatal Infections Professional

    Maternal carriage of GBS is associated with a higher risk of chorioamnionitis and neonatal disease. Neonatal GBS disease occurs at a rate of 0.5 cases/1,000 births. The rate is in...

    Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Professional

    Recommended blood tests include: FBC, ESR, iron studies, antinuclear antibodies, coagulation studies. [ 6 ] Screening for Lyme disease is recommended in patients who have a history of exp...

    Babesiosis Professional

    Synonym: piroplasmosis, "The malaria of the North East" Babesiosis is an uncommon but worldwide vector-borne malaria-like parasitic disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Ba...

    Insect Bites and Stings Conditions

    The main exception is a type of tick which carries a germ called Borrelia burgdorferi which causes Lyme disease. If this germ gets into your skin it can travel to various parts of your body...

    Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction Professional

    It has been documented in tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease, leptospirosis and relapsing fever, all of which are spirochaetal organisms.

    Insect Bites and Stings Professional

    Ticks (Ixodoidea) Worldwide, tick bites are responsible for the transmission of both rickettsial and viral infections and Lyme disease . [ 7 ] In America, Rocky Mountain spotted fe...

    Myocarditis Conditions

    This leads to a gradual destruction of heart tissue, which can cause severe heart failure. Lyme disease . This is an infection caused by a germ (bacterium) called Borrelia burgdorferi ...

    Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTS) Conditions

    Other conditions associated with PoTS include sarcoidosis , multiple sclerosis ,  alcohol abuse ,  Lyme disease and cancer. What are the symptoms of postural tachycardia sy...

    Localised Scleroderma (Morphoea) Conditions

    It can also occur after tick bites (Lyme disease) , measles , radiotherapy , local injury to the skin and pregnancy. Most of the time, however, there is no obvious cause.

    Bowen's Disease Conditions

    Bowen's Disease, Bowen's disease affecting the genitals or anus may be more likely to develop into a skin cancer than Bowen's disease in other places. What causes Bowe...

    Buerger's Disease Conditions

    Buerger's Disease, The single most important thing that you can do if you are diagnosed with Buerger's disease is to stop smoking. This can help to stop the disease ...

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