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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 ...
  2. ... 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, ... worsening of the disease and may decrease the duration and severity of ...
  3. 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 ...
  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 and the Heart (American Heart Association)  
    ... clinical manifestation is an expanding red rash called erythema migrans that occurs in ≈90% of cases ( Figure 2 ). Other disease manifestations can be seen when the bacteria disseminate ...
  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 ...
  7. Lyme Disease: A Patient's Guide, Treatment (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 or ...
  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 ...
  9. Signs and Symptoms of Lyme Disease (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... 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. Lyme Disease Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... of the test depends upon the stage of disease. During the first few weeks of infection, such as when a patient has an erythema migrans rash, the test is expected to be negative. ...
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