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  1. Erythema chronicum migrans is the initial lesion of Lyme disease, and often appears at the site of the infecting tick bite. It is a red, enlarging rash, flat ...
  2. Lyme Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
    ... tick bite, wondered whether the European rash, called erythema migrans (EM), and Lyme disease might have the same cause. Along with his ... research feature . Symptoms Typically, the first symptom of Lyme disease is a rash known as erythema migrans, which starts as a small red spot at ...
  3. Lyme Disease and the Heart (American Heart Association)  
    ... person with viral-like symptoms but without an erythema migrans rash, a Lyme antibody test should be obtained to provide laboratory ... is not very sensitive for detection of the Lyme bacteria in clinical settings. View ... 3. Disseminated erythema migrans rash. Approximately 15% of patients with erythema migrans ...
  4. Beware of Ticks … & Lyme Disease (Food and Drug Administration) - PDF  
    ... Lyme disease. It is rarely, if ever, fatal. Lyme disease has different stages. Erythema migrans is a key early-stage symptom. This circular ...
  5. ... Lyme disease" .) Early localized Lyme disease — Early localized Lyme disease (the erythema migrans rash, with or without flu-like symptoms) is treated with oral antibiotics, usually doxycycline, amoxicillin, or cefuroxime, taken daily. Doxycycline is ... disseminated Lyme disease — When Lyme disease ...
  6. Lyme Disease Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... mid-Atlantic, north-central, and western United States. Lyme disease infection causes symptoms that may include a characteristic erythema migrans (EM) or "bulls-eye" rash that spreads from ...
  7. Lyme Disease: A Patient's Guide, Prevention (American College of Physicians)  
    ... or positive ELISA or IFA results. Therapy Treat erythema migrans with oral doxycycline or amoxicillin for 14 days. In patients with Lyme disease and neurologic involvement, treat those with meningitis ...
  8. Symptoms of Tickborne Illness (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... days, typically before the onset of fever. The Lyme disease rash is the first sign of infection and is usually a circular rash called erythema migrans or EM. This rash occurs in approximately 70- ...
  9. Signs and Symptoms of Lyme Disease (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... This is not a sign that you have Lyme disease. However, ticks can spread other organisms that may cause a different type of rash. For example, Southern Tick-associated Rash Illness (STARI) causes a rash with a very similar appearance. Erythema migrans (EM) or "bull's-eye" rash Rash occurs in ...
  10. ... expanding in size. This rash is called erythema migrans. Without treatment, it can last 4 weeks or longer. Symptoms may come and go. Untreated, Lyme disease can spread to the brain, heart, and joints. ...
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