Archive for January, 2014


Can you die from Lyme disease?

by mainerunningphotos Question by Jennifer: Can you die from Lyme disease? My friend from Europe was diagnosed with lymes. Unfortunately, in Europe it must not be that common of a disease so it was not diagnosed in time to be treated. It is in a more developed stage and has caused complications (for example, she […]

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lyme disease might have it?

by mainerunningphotos Question by manta.panda: lyme disease might have it? I was tested for lyme disease atleat 5 times because I had similar symtoms to it i have taken these tests for 3 years I also had mono during this time mono is no longer in my system but I still get sick.. weak in […]

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Uncommon reasons for walking difficulty/muscle weakness?

by mainerunningphotos Question by happy_apple: Uncommon reasons for walking difficulty/muscle weakness? I’ve been dealing with episodic walking difficulty/muscle weakness for about 3 years, and my doctor has no idea why. It worsens whenever I get cold or am sleep-deprived/fatigued, so I get most attacks in the winter. I’ve had cranial MRIs (two), EEGs, and an […]

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Can you get horrible diseases from having a tick on your dick?

by mainerunningphotos Question by Talula S: Can you get horrible diseases from having a tick on your dick? The other night me and my Slovakian boy friend had sex in the woods; he noticed a few days later that he had a tick on his dick and took it off. Can he get any bad […]

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My doctor ordered a routine lab req for blood work. Will it detect Lyme Disease?

Question by best handle ever: My doctor ordered a routine lab req for blood work. Will it detect Lyme Disease? Here’s a link to a scan of the requisition form. http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z36/thighmister/req.jpg I don’t want to bother my doctor by explaining that I think I might have been bitten by a tick in a Lyme-rampant area, […]

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Q&A: Does anyone know if lyme disease is contageous?

by mainerunningphotos Question by hargync: Does anyone know if lyme disease is contageous? my sis is coming to visit today i have a 4 month old baby is lyme disease contageous i am worried but dont want to hurt her feelings by asking her Best answer: Answer by Tiedye DIt is not. What do you […]

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Can a test saying you have Lymes, actually be wrong and instead you have HIV?

Question by Ashley: Can a test saying you have Lymes, actually be wrong and instead you have HIV? If someone gets a lymes test it comes back that yes they have it, can it be wrong and instead they have HIV?? Also, do they have to find the tick and remove it? So let’s say […]

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Is it possible to miss Ewing’s Sarcoma in a blood test?

Question by crirower1029: Is it possible to miss Ewing’s Sarcoma in a blood test? I have symptoms of Ewing’s, but I had blood tests for Lyme Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis. All websites I’ve seen have not mentioned blood tests under the ways to detect Ewing’s, only CT scans, MRIs, etc… Would my blood tests for […]

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is the disease causing agent for lyme disease evolving. are currents treatment options becoming eneffective?

Question by hellogoodbye: is the disease causing agent for lyme disease evolving. are currents treatment options becoming eneffective? I have to do a science project and I can’t find the answer anywhere. Best answer: Answer by MeleaIt is not unusual you can’t find answers on Lyme Disease. Make no mistake, that’s the way our government […]

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my dog has lyme disease and doctor says force feed him and give him pills. Can I give him people food?

Question by Cooper: my dog has lyme disease and doctor says force feed him and give him pills. Can I give him people food? to clarify my dog is not eating or drinking because he is sick with lyme. I need to give him pills with food but he wants nothing to do with his […]

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