Lyme Disease May Linger Even After Treatment

An interesting article in the about how researchers have discovered a bit of the bacteria that causes lyme disease still exists even after a successful course of treatment with antibiotics. This may explain why some sufferers continue to have arthritis like pain in the fingers and other joints. It is important to note that this study was done with mice and as such it is still too early to make any human comparisons.

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  1. Just curious if they can still detect lyme disease in a person even years after possible exposure? If there was no drug therapy is it unlikely that lyme disease was contracted? So many things seem to have the same symptoms so I’m guessing it is always hard to diagnose.

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