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.
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