Many other illnesses can mimic various features of Lyme disease. Depending on the symptoms, a doctor may be able to perform the evaluations necessary to rule out other conditions.
Other infections can produce fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, and some of the neurologic or cardiac features of early Lyme disease. Some are transmitted by the same tick as Lyme disease.
Co-Infections Transmitted by the Ixodes Tick....Read more
Unique proteins discovered in spinal fluid can distinguish neurologic post-treatment Lyme disease (nPTLS) and myalgic encephalomyelitis /... Read more »