What is Lyme Disease? Everything you need to know about it!
A tick-borne illness caused by the bacterium Boreland Burgdorferi. The most common sign of infection is an expanding area of redness on the skin, that begins at the site of a tick bite. The rash is typically neither itchy nor painful. This rash often is in a bull’s eye pattern and flu-like symptoms.
What is Lyme Disease?
People suffering from this disease may experience joint pain and weakness in the limbs. They may also experience stiffness or swelling in the joints, headache, fatigue, fever or malaise. In some cases, symptoms may also include facial paralysis and arthritis. This disease produces symptoms depending on the stage of infection.
Patients treated with appropriate antibiotics in the early stages of Lyme disease usually recover rapidly and completely. Antibiotics commonly used for treating this disease are DOXYCYCLINE, AMOXICILLIN, CEFUROXIME AXETIL.
In some cases, these symptoms can last more than 6 months. Chronic Lyme Disease is sometimes called as Post Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS). The ticks which cause this disease are mainly present on deers. This disease affects people of all ages, mainly in the people who spend their most of the time in the outdoor activities as they have higher exposure to ticks.
Can you get cured of Lyme disease?
Well, Lyme Disease is totally curable in the early stage with the use of antibiotics. If you don’t go for a cure, it may increase complications by created problems with joints, nervous system and heart. Which are further treatable with some medical help. We recommend you to get cured at early stage asap.
How will you know if you have Lyme Disease?
To know whether you are infected with any Lyme disease you have to wait a bit like rases will keep appearing in between 3 to 30 days after an infected tick bite. The infected area will get red, and some kind of itching and pain is also seen in many cases.
We suggest you get medical help for Lyme diseases asap.