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Treatments for Lyme Disease

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General Treatment Guidelines

The specific treatment for Lyme disease depends on how long you have had the disease, when it is diagnosed, and whether there are any complications. In all stages, medications are used to kill the Lyme bacteria in the body. This will eliminate the disease or reduce the symptoms and complications.

Treatment involves the following:

Medications

There are no surgical options for the treatment of Lyme disease.

 

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