Lymediseaseorg's mission is to prevent lyme disease, prevent early lyme disease from becoming chronic and to obtain access to care for patients with chronic lyme disease.
Lyme disease is caused by bacteria called borrelia burgdorferi (b burgdorferi) blacklegged ticks (also called deer ticks) can carry these bacteria not all species of ticks can carry these bacteria immature ticks are called nymphs, and they are about the size of a pinhead nymphs pick up bacteria.
Lyme disease is a lyme is a multi-systemic disease lyme disease symptoms and signs may include: erythema chronicum migrans (em rash) and/or other rashes, or the bull’s eye rash.
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This lyme disease symptoms checklist helps you document exposure to lyme disease and common symptoms for your physician many people with lyme disease are misdiagnosed this checklist helps you document exposure to lyme disease and common symptoms for a pdf report for your doctor.