Archive for July, 2013


what is causing my pain behind both knees?

by mainerunningphotos Question by : what is causing my pain behind both knees? starting friday i started having pain on the opposite sides of my knees and it has gotten worse since then. I also am having muscle aches in parts of my arms and i have had a stiff neck for a while. I’m […]

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Q&A: Has anyone been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, but actually had Lyme Disease?

by mainerunningphotos Question by Sarah Lou: Has anyone been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, but actually had Lyme Disease? I have had R A symtoms for 2 yrs. now, none of the well-known meds have worked. Today I was tested for Lyme. Best answer: Answer by DekayelMany many people have been misdiagnosed with RA when they […]

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I found an attached tick to my dog?

Question by James Hoffman: I found an attached tick to my dog? Hello, I found an attached tick to my dog yesterday night. It was not engorged, looked really tiny. I removed it with tweezers and removed its whole body including what maybe it’s mount (again I’m not sure). Dog is not displaying any signs […]

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Q&A: Does rosemary oil kill ticks?

Question by twinroses1: Does rosemary oil kill ticks? Concerned about Lyme Disease. Looking to rid pine trees in yard of harmful ticks. Do not live near deer, should I bother having trees sprayed with rosemary oil? Best answer: Answer by boozenakedNo, it doesn’t work very well. The best thing to do is wear long sleeved […]

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Any idea whats wrong with my dogs foot?

Question by Kyle H: Any idea whats wrong with my dogs foot? My dog has been limping for about 4-5 days now. It seems to be one of her front paws. I inspected the paw and saw nothing abnormal. She runs full speed with no problems when playing yet starts limping again when she slows […]

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Is Frontline plus for dogs strong enough to prevent all ticks? ?

Question by Beth: Is Frontline plus for dogs strong enough to prevent all ticks? ? Or does it only prevent some of them? I don’t want my dog to get Lyme disease. Best answer: Answer by Ernie’s Li’l SisFrontline is used to prevent, and kill, all ticks, fleas and some worms. So yes, if you’re […]

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Am I doing the right thing puting my dog down?

Question by wigirl45: Am I doing the right thing puting my dog down? Ginger is 11 years old, she has artheritis, and just found out she has lyme disease, tonight she had a seizure at times she falls and we have to pick her up, shes on meds but doesnt seem to be helping, she […]

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Q&A: Can I contract Lymes Disease from sperm?

by mainerunningphotos Question by allison w: Can I contract Lymes Disease from sperm? My boyfriend just found out that he has Lymes Disease and he said that the nurse in the E.R. asked him if he had ejaculated in a partner and if so…the partner needs to also be checked>???? IS THIS TRUE? Best answer: […]

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Q&A: Can lyme disease be treated or cured?

by NIAID Question by Shnake: Can lyme disease be treated or cured? I’m a female in my mid 20s. I’m terrified that I have Lyme Disease. I had a tick on me when I was 8 or so but I’ve never been tested. I’m terrified that it’s going to be a death sentence… Best answer: […]

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Q&A: what would be the most effective way to treat lyme diseases?

Question by Bubbles: what would be the most effective way to treat lyme diseases? a. destroy the grass the ticks live in. b.destroy the ticks that have been infected by the bacteria c.vaccinate people from the the disease d.perscribe antibotics to destroy the diseaes Best answer: Answer by freesince1776The only way to treat Lyme Disease […]

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