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How can I find out if I have Lyme disease?

Tick bite

Lyme disease has become a common disease in our country because tick infestations proliferate in temperate climates. In this situation it is important to keep in mind how to detect Lyme disease because an early diagnosis avoids most of the sequelae of this pathology and allows, as a general rule, a quicker recovery.

So, if I have doubts about how to tell if I have Lyme diseaseIf you are suffering from a severe disease, it is best to consult a health care practitioner for appropriate treatment as soon as possible.

Erythema migrans and other signs and symptoms of Lyme disease

The erythema migrans Lyme disease is one of the most common symptoms of Lyme. The classic Lyme disease erythema is a red rash. This lesion gradually grows larger and may feel warm to the touch, but is not painful or itchy. If you want to know more about the symptoms of Lyme disease, we recommend reading the following article, which lists the symptoms of Lyme disease. symptoms of Lyme symptoms. It is important to treat it as soon as possible if you detect any of these symptoms and suspect Lyme.

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Test and questions to find out if I have Lyme

Lyme disease has a broad and recurrent symptomatology, which allows for an analysis by means of a test to identify Lyme symptoms. In this test you have to carefully follow each heading and answer taking into account the symptoms in the last 30 days and the frequency with which you suffer from them. Finally, the questionnaire is sent by clicking on "Consult result". From there we will provide you with the recommendations that Biosalud considers necessary, depending on the result. It is a quick and direct way to have some information from home and through the computer screen.

Testing for Lyme disease with a blood test

Once you are suffering from the symptoms and have decided to come to our facilities we will proceed to perform a Lyme disease test with blood test to obtain an accurate result of the infection.

Tests such as Lymecheck are able to determine if the patient has Lyme and also if there are other co-infections such as Coxsackie, Rickettsia, Chlamydia trachomatis, Bartonella, Babesia, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Mycoplasma, which sometimes occur at the same time.

Professional diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease

At the Biosalud Day Hospital clinic we not only carry out diagnostic tests but we also apply the treatment of Lyme disease. This treatment is personalised and complex due to the immune deficiency and the excess accumulation of neurotoxins caused by this pathology. As it is an ad hoc treatment, conventional means are sometimes combined with antibiotics and even biological medicine treatments, such as molecular hyperthermia, body hyperthermia or oxythermia.

In the paragraphs above, we have given you the key points about how to detect Lyme disease but if you still have any doubts, the best thing to do is to visit the Biosalud Day Hospital facilities for a definitive diagnosis of the pathology.

Mariano Bueno

Dr. Mariano Bueno and his team

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