Lyme Disease Articles A-Z
Symptoms of Lyme Disease - Treatment for Lyme Disease
This page contains links to eMedTV Lyme Disease Articles containing information on subjects from Symptoms of Lyme Disease to Treatment for Lyme Disease. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Symptoms of Lyme Disease
This segment of the eMedTV archives offers an in-depth look at Lyme disease symptoms. A characteristic rash is usually the first sign of infection. Other common symptoms of Lyme disease include fever, swollen lymph nodes, and muscle aches.
- Tick Removal
During the tick removal process, avoid crushing the tick's body. As this eMedTV article explains, it is okay if the tick's mouthparts stay in the skin. This part of the archives explains the correct way to remove a tick.
- Treatment for Lyme Disease
Oral antibiotics are typically used as a treatment for Lyme disease. As this eMedTV segment explains, certain types of Lyme disease may also include intravenous (IV) antibiotics. The typical length of treatment ranges from 14 to 28 days.