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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, my son is two and is having a reoccuring fever of approximatly 102 every few weeks. Can you help me?
Doctor :   hi how can i help
User :   my son is two and is having a reoccuring fever of approximatly 102 every few weeks. Can you help me?
User :   he got bit by a tick last august and they treated him for lyme disease. Could he still possibly have lyme disease? I had him to the ER and they said there was no possible way!
User :   Hello??
Doctor :   sorry for the inconvinence
Doctor :   was he admitted for lymes disese
User :   no they put him on a sulfa antibiotic, and rifampin. He was allergic to both of them. They never actually even tested him. He just had the bullseye rash around the bite and a high fever.
User :   So they diagnosed him with lymes!
Doctor :   ok
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