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Noticed a large bulls-eye rash on my leg. Lymes disease? What can I do?

Last year while in North Dakato I . I have since found out that it is a sign of a tick bite and indicates that I probably have Lymes disease. My doctor gave me a test but said that test came back negative. I watched a show on a Dr in the states who is an expert and says that it can take up to 6 or 7 different tests to show the lymes disease. I even sent her info saying that a bullseye rash is indicitive of lymes disease but she is ignoring me. Please advise as it has now been one year since I got ther bite. Thank you. Please forward i necessary to a Lymes disease specialist. Thank you... Wendy
Asked On : Fri, 6 Jul 2012
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1.because of the difficulty in culturing Borrelia bacteria in the laboratory, diagnosis of Lyme disease is diagnosed clinically, based on symptoms, objective physical findings or a history of possible exposure to infected ticks, which probably is the reason of test coming back negative, go for serological blood tests like [ Western blot and ELISA,spinal tap].
2. Currently, there is no available vaccine on the market for Lyme disease.
3. The presence of antibodies in the blood is not sufficient reason for continued or retreatment with antibiotics.
4. A Bull's Eye Rash by itself is diagnostic of Lyme Disease, seek an opinion of parasitologist [infectious disease doctor] if your present doctor is ignoring.

. strengthen your immune system and reduce inflammation in your body by reducing intake of processed and refined foods,sugar,artificial sweeteners, soda and other "junk food," dairy products [except yogurt] and wheat, and increase intake of fresh fruits & vegetables,fish,garlic,raw pineapple,turmeric.
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